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Benslow Music offers bed and breakfast accommodation located in Hitchin, 35 km from Milton Keynes. The organisation offers music courses throughout the year. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. There is a range of bedrooms with either en-suite or shared bathroom facilities. Towels are provided. Guest can enjoy the garden. Hitchin town centre is a 10-minute walk away with a variety of restaurants nearby. Benslow Music is a 7-minute walk to Hitchin train station, where direct trains to London and Cambridge take 30 minutes. London Luton Airport is 11 km from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Benslow Music has been welcoming guests since 5 Nov 2015.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Daniel
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    They made me up a breakfast as i had to leave for work early, really nice touch
  • Michele
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    That it was in a good part of Hitchin, it had free parking on the property. There was a security guard at night, so felt safe. The room was comfortable, very clean and very close to the shared bathroom. The shower was good, with small free...
  • Jacqui
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Peaceful location, town centre within walking distance. Good breakfast.
  • Arthur
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Plenty of parking. A great breakfast. The management let us park there after check out as we needed to stay there a bit longer after check out. We were grateful for that.
  • Amanda
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    A beautiful setting, friendly staff, lovely to meet new people
  • Josephine
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Breakfast was lovely. More than enough. Would definitely recommend.
  • Merilyn
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The breakfast was very good the one day I had it. The staff were very helpful in directing me to my event in Ickleford.
  • Alison
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Friendly, comfortable and clean. Close to station and town. Good value for money. Enjoyed hearing the music rehearsals during the day. Breakfast excellent and all staff helpful and welcoming.
  • Christopher
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Everything was better than expected and the staff were exceptional
  • Jennifer-lee
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautiful location. Comfortable, clean accommodation and delicious breakfast!

Property questions and answers
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  • Would you allow a mature 14 year old to stay with an adult? We will be out at a sports event all day only returning to sleep. Kind regards

    This should not present a problem when using a twin/double room.
    Answered on 3 May 2022
  • We are travelling with a small well behaved dog. Is this permitted? He sleeps in his own bedding which we will bring with us.

    Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately, due to the nature of our business, we do not accept pets/animals in our rooms. The Benslow Team
    Answered on 24 May 2022
  • What is the latest check in time I can arrange for Thursday 6th July? Thank you.

    Hi on a Thursday the latest time will be 6pm. Many Thanks Joanne
    Answered on 2 July 2023
  • Hi - would it be possible to allow the guests (Ukrainian refugees)to access the room earlier as they will have traveled all night and day from France?

    Hello, The Earliest we can check in is 12 Noon, for this particular day. We hope this will be of use to you. The Benslow Team
    Answered on 14 June 2022
  • Is there an entry curfew? I'll be in town for a friend's 40th birthday party, so expect to arrive back to the property circa 1am

    Hi we do not have a curfew , you can have access to your room. Many Thanks Joanne
    Answered on 2 July 2023
  • hi there will it be 2 different rooms as this is what i am looking for if i book

    If we have availability, you are able to book separate rooms through one booking, with payment for each room.
    Answered on 18 August 2021
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Managed by Tim Sharp - Director of Operations

Company review score: 9.2Based on 353 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property information

Benslow Music is an organisation which provides year round music courses at our lovely premises and Bed & Breakfast accommodation when spare rooms are available. We offer a variety of bedrooms with either en-suite or shared bathroom facilities. These are spread across the campus and cater to everyone’s budget, offering some of the best rates in town. We also have ample free parking. Please note, there are no televisions on-site, however we do provide free Wi-Fi. While we do not offer restaurant or bar facilities, Hitchin town centre is only a 10 minute walk away and there are a number of fine restaurants nearby. When we have courses in residence you may be lucky enough to find yourself in the company of fine music and musicians (classical, folk and jazz). You will also marvel at the tranquillity and beauty of our gardens. Benslow Music is close to major road, rail and air links and a 5 minute walk from Hitchin train station. London and Cambridge are just a short 30 minute train journey away which makes Benslow Music an ideal base for shopping or exploring some of England’s most beautiful countryside, while the historic town of Hitchin is a destination in itself.

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Property surroundings *

Facilities of Benslow Music
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Live music/performance
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Benslow Music takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 20:00


From 08:00 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Benslow Music accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 11:00 and 07:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note there are no TVs at the property.

There are no bar or restaurant facilities on-site.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Benslow Music

  • Guests staying at Benslow Music can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • The prices at Benslow Music may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Benslow Music is 0.7 miles from the centre of Hitchin. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Benslow Music offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Live music/performance

  • Check-in at Benslow Music is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Room options at Benslow Music include:

    • Single
    • Twin
    • Double