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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for my partners birthday as we were visiting friends for one night in the area. Upon arrival the staff were very friendly and informative. However, the room had a strong odour of vomit and seemed like it hadn't been cleaned properly after the last people had left. The room was also absolutely freezing even after we turned...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location, tastefully deorated,exceptional staff, would definetly recommend or stay again Walking distance to the cathedral, market, bars and restuarants breakfast was also very good and free parking aviliable nearby

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place and very stylish decor throughout. The bedroom we stayed in accommodated 3 adults and was very comfortable with a bath too, which was exactly what we wanted. Breakfast was excellent and the food was very fresh and tasty. The staff were very friendly and attended to our requirements in a timely way. Our visit was very brief, but...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely couple of nights here. Staff very friendly and beds comfortable although only 4"6 so not big. Clean rooms. Breakfast very delicious although not included in the price. Would definately recommend.

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CharleneScanlon, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Dear Emma N Thank you for sharing your comments on your recent stay. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and what a great way to start than with our freshly cooked buffet. Based in the centre of St. Albans we have an excellent location to St Albans Cathedral and all the local amenities. A walk around the...

Doncaster, UK
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I stayed here for two nights on a business trip. I eventually arrived , after driving around the block for a while. Though unable to find any parking , i had to ring the hotel, who told me I would need a parking permit, which i could get from the hotel. I had to run in and grab it, by...

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CharleneScanlon, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Dear Estella S Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay. I hope you had a chance to explore St Albans and the wonderful amenities the City has to offer. Having a central location in the heart of St Albans does contribute to our onsite car park having limited spaces. We do however have a further...

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights whilst visiting family. My grandmother had a double room that she said was spotlessly clean and had everything that she required. The wife and I had another double and the kids a twin room that had interconnecting doors. This was perfect for us as all being cramped into one room is not much fun and...

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CharleneScanlon, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Dear kevparky47 I am pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. The interconnecting rooms are the perfect solution for larger families. We pride ourselves on offering a high level of customer service to all our guests and I will share your kind comments with the team. If you decide to visit some family orientated attractions when...

Hereford
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Didn't get off to a good start when we had to quickly jump out of car at front of hotel for our car park pass and directions to car park.Then we weren't too happy that it was a bit of a walk back.( wouldn't have been great if we were elderly or it was raining) There are two other small...

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Wendover, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Was here 1 night with friends. Good location, decent rooms, reasonable breakfast (which was included in the room price) and friendly staff. Only issue was the parking. They should say on their website that you have to access the hotel on the street next door and that a permit is likely to be needed from reception for a nearby car...

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Really pleasant hotel, great location, parking away from hotel was not really a problem, it is right in centre of town where parking is hard anyway. Room was good size, bathroom ok , towels a bit small and not very white or fluffy . For the price £122 a night I'm surprised breakfast was not included to be honest ....

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CharleneScanlon, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Dear Ikeachick Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay. I am pleased you enjoyed your recent visit and I hope our central location in the heart of the City aided a relaxing and convenient experience. I am sorry you did not visit the Crush Lounge, this is accessible to all guests, the staircase leading to this...

Hatfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Warm and friendly welcome. Parked outside small car park but it is in a historic city centre. Our hotel room was OK. For us the convenience of the location was the key factor. Great restaurants all round and the ambience of a 12th century Abbey across the road sets this up as a place to stay. Breakfast is a bit...

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CharleneScanlon, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Dear Damonwalker666 Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay. St Albans has a wealth of History and our central location make us a must for a base to stay to explore the city. As you mentioned St Albans is a historic city and car parking is limited in some areas. We are proud...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans is situated in the heart of St Albans historic City Centre, opposite the magnificent Abbey and close to some excellent shopping, restaurants and traditional pubs. St Albans has a wealth of history dating some 2000 years including Roman Occupation. With St Albans Cathedral, Verulamium Park, Roman Museum, Butterfly World, Warner Bros Studio tour of the Making of Harry Potter, Whipsnade Zoo and the Gardens of the Rose so close by, there is something for everyone. Conference Rooms in St Albans This grade II listed landmark building was built in 1911 by Samuel Ryder, donor of golf's prestigious Ryder Cup, to house the business of his successful seed company. It retains many original features including leaded light room screens, sweeping staircase and a magnificent mahogany and stained glass dome. Samuel Ryder's original fireplace surround complete with hand carved initials still stands in his private office which is now the principal meetings/function room. Samuel Ryder Bar & Restaurant, St Albans At the rear of this beautiful building, 60 modern guest rooms were built in 1999 to create a superb hotel. The Samuel Ryder building has been sympathetically refurbished in a contemporary style, yet retaining the period features, to house the reception, our Samuel Ryder Bar & Restaurant and three meeting rooms. The hotel has undergone refurbishment throughout. The public area refurbishment was completed end July 2013 and the hotel is now upgraded to Clarion Collection brand of Choice Hotels International ... more   less 

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Address: Ryder House Holywell Hill, St. Albans AL1 1HG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St. Albans
Price Range: $99 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans 4*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Comfort Hotel St Albans
Comfort Inn Saint Albans
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“Avoid twin rooms with interconnecting doors as you will hear your neightbour”
 of 5 bubbles loujay49, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“Quieter room on the 2nd floor”
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“Wonderful attentive and friendly service”
 of 5 bubbles djangoR, Oct 6, 2016 | Read review
“Ask if they have installed A/C, upgraded beds and bedding and ask for room on cooler side of Hotel”
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“well located”
 of 5 bubbles ToniLista, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
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