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Sopwell House

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cottonmill Lane | Sopwell, St. Albans AL1 2HQ, England
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in St. Albans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Samantha B Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Six of us went on the weekend spa break and it was lovely. The rooms were clean, comfy beds and plenty of space and storage. The reception staff were hilarious as they had all clearly been to 'reception school' but were helpful. The concierge were really friendly and helpful and the spa treatments were lovely. Lots of loungers by the... More

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Bedfordshire
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52 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were invited to a garden party at Sopwell House and it was amazing. We had such a lovely time, the rooms are just fantastic and it has a lovely ambiance with a superb seating and patio area in the extensive gardens at the rear of the hotel. The food was delicious and the service second to none. We will... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I decided to book a Spa Break at Sopwell House and were absolutely delighted with our choice. We are trying to sort out another weekend when we will be able to return in the very near future. The bedrooms were lovely, the food excellent and the facilities in the Spa were great. We look forward to going... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When I hear the term country house hotel, I think of space and tranquility with room to breath and think. The hotel has a good level of decor and the room was well appointed. But I get the feeling that too much is being crammed into too small a space. Yes, as everybody says, the spa and the pool were... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had a 1st class 2night spar break at Sopwell house and we can only say wow what a wonderful hotel our room was an excitive twin it was very clean , beds very comfortable, with everything we needed . We had breakfast , lunch , & dinner included the food was first class with a very good... More

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UK
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50 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel, nice setting, lovely buffet breakfast. Rooms good size. STaff generally nice but my key didn't work first time and had to wait ages for it to be rectified as only one person on reception and other staff just walked by. Would like to go back to take full advantage of the setting.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stay at Sopwell over the weekend if the 5th and 6th of July . The service provided from start to finish was superb. The help we received to get an early check in was great. The room was very clean and spacious. Nice to chill. In the morning we visited the brasserie for breakfast. Lovely room. Variety of good... More

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Pavia, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve spent at the Sopwell House one of my best weekend: a retreat for the soul and for the body! The room was very nice, elegant and spacious, full of light with a fantastic view over the garden from the two windows. The bed was a king size bed and the room was very peaceful so I slept like a... More

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here last month to Jason and Kellys wedding, I have to say the grounds were beautiful. the food was amazing! The Reception staff were very friendly as well as the management team made our stay welcoming, the only criticism I have was at breakfast time, and we asked the breakfast server for some cereal, he brought us back breadrolls,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally recommend this place don't have one bad word to say, extremely helpful, friendly staff, the breakfast was amazing, I recommend you get to breakfast early so you can enjoy abit of everything..our bed was so comfortable ...best night sleep ever :) ...I'm going back for my hen party as I want all my friends to have an amazing time... 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 Hotel St. Albans
Sopwell House Country Club And Spa
Sopwell Hotel Country

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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