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Sopwell House

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cottonmill Lane | Sopwell, St. Albans AL1 2HQ, England
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in St. Albans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed Sept 2014 Good points - Nice room, large comfy bed, quite room, pleasant staff, upgraded to Exec Double though wasn't told why. Bad points - To pay £164 for a room (upgraded was worth £204) and not have a single bottle of complimentary water was poor. Paid for room service breakfast but was cold and 1 egg v disappointing.... More

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an excellent hotel. The only minor criticism I would have is that there was a lack of a decent cask beer and when I ordered a bootle of 'Directors' it took 20 minutes to arrive and to add insult to injury I was charged an84p service charge!

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Langford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked a last minute night away to celebrate our anniversary. We booked an Exec King room which was spacious & had lovely views over the gardens. We were offered an upgrade to a Mews apartment but having looked at it, we decided to stick with the original booking. Rooms in the hotel have been refurbished but the Mews Apartments... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a lovely break we had at Sopwell, it was booked for my sisters surprise birthday and we couldn't have had a better day and night. As soon as we arrived the staff were very attentive helping out with our bags etc. we had a lovely meal in the Brasserie for 13 of us and the food was really delicious,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My partner booked us in as a treat for my birthday weekend just gone. We had a wonderful time. The room, views, amenities, grounds, decor, service, and especially the food... basically, everything in the hotel was excellent. All the staff were very helpful and provided a service only a few of the best hotels can get right. A big shout... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for lunch in the restaurant and was very satisfied about the food even if it was a buffet service. There was a very delicious selection of starters, mains and dessert:; but the best experience I had was in the bar! I went there, and I aked for Irish coffee, normally I am very fussy regarding coffees but to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hada fab stay and enjoyed the leisure facilities. The cocktail staff looked after us well even though he was still learning. We enjoyed the food would of liked to have seen gluten free option . We will be back.

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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a treat I booked myself into Sopwell House Spa for their Ulitmate Spa Experience at £229 on Wednesday 10th September. The lady on reception that greeted me was lovely and friendly and made me feel very welcome. I enjoyed the pool and Sauna but was put off by how hot the steam room was. I had the same spa... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took some friends as a gift to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary for Afternoon Tea. Service, quality, food was fabulous. Nothing too much trouble. Waiter/ess very attentive, and discreet. Continuely topped up the teapot with fresh tea. Was not rushed at all. Lovely surroundings. All the team very friendly and courteous on arrival and on departure.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sopwell House is a really lovely venue for afternoon tea. You get the whole country house feeling but with a very modern feel. As you walk through the hotel it is very stylishly decorated and also immaculate. Afternoon tea is served in The Lounge. The seating is very comfortable and some of the tables look out on to the beautiful... More

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Address: Cottonmill Lane | Sopwell, St. Albans AL1 2HQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St. Albans
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Sopwell House 4*
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Also Known As:
Sopwell House Country Club And Spa
Sopwell House Country Club Hotel St. Albans
Sopwell Hotel Country

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Sopwell House in St Albans, Hertfordshire is an elegant Georgian country house hotel and retreat to call your very own. Celebrate special occasions, conduct business, be pampered in the Spa, work up a sweat in the gym and studio, or simply let time drift by in one of the bars or lounge. The 129 tastefully styled bedrooms, suites and mews apartments offer something for all tastes and budgets - rest and relaxation is assured. Many bedrooms feture stunning views over the picturesque garden and many suites have a living area. Selected mews apartments have a kitchenette and lounge area for that added independence. Choose from the fine-dining restaurant or enjoy the impromptu atmosphere of The Brasserie. The elegant ambience of the restaurant sets the mood for any occasion, whilst the less formal dining experience that is the Brasserie offers an excellent menu and a vibrant atmosphere. In the warmer months, enjoy dining al fresco on the terrace overlooking the 12 acres of tranquil gardens and grounds. The Country Club & Spa offers some of the best leisure facilities in the county including two gyms, state-of-the-art studio for classes such as Zumba and Spinning, and luxury changing rooms. The Japanese-inspired pool area includes a 14.5 metre swimming pool, children's pool, jacuzzi, starlit steam room, glass fronted sauna, curved mosaic-lined showers, and a luxurious heated mosaic seat on which you can dry off and relax. From intimate meetings or interviews, to large events such as product launches, the flexibility of our 19 conference, meeting and training rooms give you a solution for all of your business needs. Combined with a Business Centre, a dedicated Conference Host and a walled garden for team-building activities, you'll be spoilt for choice. Sopwell House is licensed to hold Civil Marriage ceremonies. Our stylish function rooms offer flexibility, our picturesque gardens provide the perfect backdrop, and our specialist staff provide personal attention to detail from beginning to end. The backdrop of the vibrant and historic Roman town centre of St Albans is just minutes away and provides much to see and do on the rare occasion that you may want to venture away from the seclusion and memorable setting of Sopwell House. ... more   less 
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