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Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has nice rooms, very clean and good beds. The breakfast, which is important for my family ( we rate hotels after breakfast experience), was not very exciting but good enough, with a waffle-maker to make homemade waffles. English breakfast was good, with very tasty bacon. But you can't eat lots of bacon. Well, you can of course, but... More 

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Thank thess71
CharleneScanlon, General Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Dear thess71 Thank you for the comments regarding your recent stay. We appreciate our guest's taking time to share their feedback. We are consistently adding and changing items we offer on our breakfast buffet to cater for the needs for our guests. I am pleased you enjoyed the recent addiction of the waffle maker. We have an excellent location in... More 

Charleston, West Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although there is no A/C, I still found this to be a wonderful place to stay. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There was an old fan located in the room but a new, simple little fan can help cool off the room which can be purchased at Wilkonson's (located in the shopping center, that includes a TK Maxx... More 

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

Dear Laura P Thank you for comments regarding your recent stay. I am pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of our excellent central location and close proximity to the local amenities and shops. We have been experiencing unusually high temperatures recently, however I am pleased this did not disturb your stay. I hope to welcome you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lady at checkin was very friendly and helpful but I struggled to enjoy my stay from then on. 1. 19th July UK, hottest day of the year, found out when I got to my room that the hotel does not have aircon. I was helpfully told that I was in the "lower ground" floor (basement) which was the coolest... More 

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

Dear Reviewer W Thank you for taking the time to share your comments regarding your recent stay. I am sorry to read that your overall experience was not to your satisfaction. We have been experiencing unusually high temperatures recently and I do apologise if the lack of air conditioning in our guest bedroom aided an uncomfortable night’s sleep. We are... More 

Carnforth, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent three nights here as a base for the Wimbledon tennis.Really nice hotel,the rooms were very clean and a nice standard too.This place had one of the strongest showers I had ever witnessed,which is refreshing after a 250 mile drive.One thing-The room was rather on the small side,hence the 4 stars.

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Thank gigglinggoat
Trevor B, Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay. I am pleased it was suitable for your needs whilst you were visiting. The Hotel has an excellent location within the St Albans City Centre and we are also within close proximity or easy reach of a variety of attractions as well as London. We look forward to... More 

Surrey, GB
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here Saturday night for a family wedding nearby, and service, room and breakfast were excellent. Had we had more time we would have explored the town, abbey and cathedral which our family who arrived the day before did and said were well worth seeing and all within walking distance.

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Thank scott-white
Trevor B, Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us on Tripadvisor. Your comments are extremely positive, I am happy to read that you received great customer service as our team work hard to ensure they offer excellent customer service and that high standards are delivered to each guest. More 

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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose this hotel for its location and description as part of the Clarion group. While not modern or luxurious it suited us very well as a place to meet family, have a drink in the bar, and get a good night's sleep. It is a really well staffed and pleasant place to stay. It also has the huge advantages... More 

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Thank mmcentralcoast
Trevor B, Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay. I am pleased it was suitable for your needs whilst you were visiting. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we only use locally sourced items for our cooked breakfast, cooked fresh each morning. We look forward to you welcoming you back on your next... More 

Stockport, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, especially if going to the Cathedral. There was a bit of a mix up with the rooms we booked and because hotel was full wasn't able to be changed. However the staff were really nice and friendly. Rooms lovely. All in all we would use this hotel again Would suggest if anyone books over the phone with special... More 

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Thank Maddy766
Trevor B, Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your recent stay with us on Tripadvisor. We have noted all of your comments which are appreciated and helpful as we strive to maintain and improve our service to all of our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel on your next visit. More 

York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very happy with this place. Staff were friendly and great. I was booked into a twin, but the lovely receptionist remembered I had originally wanted a double. By the time I arrived, I had a double! Lovely breakfast too. Everyone helpful & friendly.

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Thank Peter_Marcus
Trevor B, Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay. I am pleased it was suitable for your needs whilst you were visiting. Our team aim to provide exceptional customer service to all our guests and I am happy to read that you enjoyed this on your recent stay. We look forward to welcoming you back at the... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressed with the Clarion. V helpful and friendly staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and to cater for our needs. The building is quirky and attractive, and is ideally located. Rooms are comfortable and quiet. The bar (in photo) stays open 24 hours, which was great for us as we were out late but... More 

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Thank Williamiain
Trevor B, Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay with us on Tripadvisor. Your comments are extremely positive, I am happy to read that you received great customer service as our team work hard to ensure they offer excellent customer service and that high standards are delivered to each guest. We look forward to you welcoming you... More 

Santa Barbara, California
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329 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

An excellent location. Only a block from city centre and two blocks from cathedral. Rooms are smallish, bathrooms quite small. Staff is very friendly and helpful. They have an on site bar open 24/7. You may also order small snacks from the bar. They have an arrange,net with Cafe Rouge next door. So you may go there to eat and... More 

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Thank EDD1967_83
Trevor B, Manager at Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay. I am pleased it was suitable for your needs whilst you were visiting. The Hotel has an excellent location within the St Albans City Centre and we are also within close proximity or easy reach of a variety of attractions as well as London. We look forward to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
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 

Additional Information about Clarion Collection Hotel St. Albans

Address: Ryder House Holywell Hill, St. Albans AL1 1HG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St. Albans
Price Range: $120 - $148 (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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