Sopwell House Hotel - St Albans

ex. Sopwell House Country Club & Spa

Cottonmill Lane, , St Albans, United Kingdom, AL1 2HQ  show map
 4 stars
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Sopwell House Hotel - St Albans

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Handicap parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Offering a steam room, a sun terrace and an indoor swimming pool, Sopwell House Hotel lies in a central area of St Albans near to Beauport Beach, Bhaktivedanta Manor and Saint Albans Magistrates' Court. Built in 1969, the hotel is a combination of ancient architecture and contemporary facilities.

The perfect location makes a sanctuary and a museum easily reachable. The venue is located within 20 minutes' walk from St Albans center.

London Luton airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Sopwell House Hotel.

Rooms

The hotel provides fashionable rooms including First Floor Studio Suite, First-Floor Double Room and Spacious Junior Suite. They are equipped with a laptop-size safe, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, a microwave and a private balcony. Some rooms at Sopwell House Hotel have a view over the countryside. There are en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and complimentary toiletries along with an electric kettle, a fridge and coffee/tea makers for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. Guests can unwind in the 24-hour restaurant, which serves delicious international cuisine. Conservatory bar offers various types of tea and coffee.

Services

Business guests will appreciate a catering service, a meeting room and a photocopier available on site.

Relax

Leisure facilities in Sopwell House Hotel include a cocktail lounge and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   128.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Countryside view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of GBP 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of GBP 15 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sopwell House Hotel - St Albans St Albans location
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Hotel Address:

Cottonmill Lane, , St Albans, United Kingdom, AL1 2HQ

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City Center
  • St Albans
    1.2 mi
Airports
Underground stations
  • Watford Junction
    5.8 mi
  • Watford High Street
    6.3 mi
  • Bus stop
    2000 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    128

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Rooms and availability

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First-Floor Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 325 sq. feet
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    Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 475 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
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      First Floor Studio Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 370 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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        Studio Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 325 sq. feet
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          Suite
          Size: 445 sq. feet
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            Junior Suite
            Size: 325 sq. feet
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              Family Suite
              Size: 455 sq. feet
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                Superior Double Room
                Bed type: Double bed
                Size: 205 sq. feet
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                  Deluxe Twin Room
                  Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
                  Size: 315 sq. feet
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                    Spacious Junior Suite
                    Bed type: King-size bed
                    Size: 380 sq. feet
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                      Executive Double Room
                      Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Single beds
                      Size: 315 sq. feet
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                        Senior Suite
                        Size: 325 sq. feet
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                          Luxury Suite
                          Size: 475 sq. feet
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                            How to reach hotel

                            hotel Sopwell House Hotel - St Albans St Albans location
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                            Hotel Address:

                            Cottonmill Lane, , St Albans, United Kingdom, AL1 2HQ

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • St Albans
                              1.2 mi
                            Airports
                            Underground stations
                            • Watford Junction
                              5.8 mi
                            • Watford High Street
                              6.3 mi
                            • Bus stop
                              2000 ft
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-in:
                              from  3 pm
                            • Check-out:
                              until  11 am
                            • Year renovated:
                              2011
                            • Number of rooms:
                              128

                            Hotel Awards

                            UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSt AlbansSopwell House

                            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                            Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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                            What's nearby

                            Tourist attractions

                            • Studio Fabrica - 1.2 mi
                            • Gallery Rouge - 1.2 mi
                            • Graphic Plus - 1.2 mi

                            Popular areas

                            • City Center - 1.2 mi

                            Places of interest

                            Amusement

                            • Village Arcade - 1.2 mi
                            • Splash Park - 1.6 mi

                            Museums

                            • St Albans Organ Museum - 1.1 mi
                            • Museum Of St Albans - 1.2 mi
                            • Verulamium Museum - 1.7 mi
                            • De Havilland Aircraft Museum Trust Ltd - 2.8 mi

                            Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                            • Willows Farm Village - 3.0 mi

                            Theaters

                            • Abbey Theatre Trust St Albans Ltd - 1.0 mi
                            • Cafe Nes - 1.9 mi

                            Local attractions

                            • Beauport Beach - 2.1 mi
                              St. Aubin
                            • Aldenham Country Park - 5.5 mi
                              Aldenham Road, Elstree
                            • Bhaktivedanta Manor - 5.6 mi
                              Hilfield lane, Watford
                            • Harry Potter World Watford - 4.9 mi
                              WD25 7LS, Watford
                            • Aqua Splash - 5.5 mi
                              Leisure Park/Jarman Park, Hemel Hempstead
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-in:
                              from  3 pm
                            • Check-out:
                              until  11 am
                            • Year renovated:
                              2011
                            • Number of rooms:
                              128

                            Hotel Awards

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                            Sopwell House Reviews

                            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sopwell House

                            Average guest rating

                            6.2out of 10
                            Good
                            Based on 30 reviews

                            Rating by category:

                            Rooms
                            6.7
                            Service
                            8.0
                            Value
                            9.0
                            Location
                            8.5

                            Guest reviews

                            • Older travelers
                              7.8

                              Very pleasant location, and good value for money restaurant.

                              Lack of tea/coffee making facilities, or minibar, in rooms.

                            • Group of friends
                              9.6

                              The setting was sublime

                              The decoration of the bar area, it did not match the ambience of an old house. Also, too few staff at what was otherwise a good breakfast!

                            • Family with children
                              6.6

                              Location rooms and facilities are good.

                              I did not like that my 8 yr old son was not allowed to use the pool. We had booked here specifically because there was a pool and the trip was supposesd to be a treat.

                            • Couple
                              7.0

                              Beautiful grounds and historical features

                              Limited staff in/near bar during the day. but may have been a one off??

                            • Older travelers
                              4.2

                              Sadly it is very tired. Rooms need upgrading and not value for money. We travel constantly internationally and locally and would not recommend hotel to anyone. Breakfast was OK and staff lovely. Bar staff had no idea how to make a cocktail, undrinkable and did not have a green olive for a martini in a hotel your size. I got served a drink that was brown when I ordered a classic dry martini with an olive. Not up to scratch at all for a hotel your size. Breakfast had lots of staff but bar on a Saturday night hardly any staff and none with any bar knowledge - very strange!!

                              ps got charged twice as well.

                            • Couple
                              9.6

                              Only had B & B but everything was excellent!

                            • Group of friends
                              7.0

                              Staff weren't overly attentive; getting seated for breakfast in particular was an experience in itself, taking around 15 minutes despite tables being free and only one couple being in front of us - the staff kept disappearing.

                            • Couple
                              9.2

                              I liked the gardens, pool and room decor. Pianist was lovely.

                            • Couple
                              7.0

                              Old fashioned and needs updating a liitle

                            • Single
                              7.0

                              Gorgious surroundings and warm country atmosfere.

                              no minibar in the room.

                            • Single
                              6.2

                              The reception rooms were pleasant and the overall feel was good

                              The bedroom was dated and I have stayed in much nicer places for less money

                            • Couple
                              5.0

                              The hotel manager was unable to assist us when we complained about a full and very dirty trolley was left outside our door in the pouring rain throughout our stay. There were wet wrappers, wine glasses and food scraps on the floor. We also mentioned that a member of staff woke us up by banging on our door at 7.45am with a jug of milk that wasn't requested by us. The hotel manager simply told us that she'd make us feel 'special' if we came back another time. Shame that it was our wedding night which should have been the most special time of our lives. Still paid for the room but had no other choice. Very disappointing and definitely won't be recommending.

                            • Older travelers
                              7.0

                              Location and old world charm

                              Overcrowded with weddings, spa treatment guests and afternoon teas

                            • Older travelers
                              8.2

                              Some of the furnishings and decoration were showing signs of age and a bit worn out! Eg furniture in room, floor of reception area etc:

                            • Older travelers
                              4.2

                              The location

                              The staff were abrupt at reception. They tried to overcharge vs the agreed rate. The room was poor at certainly not exec standard. In the mews and no outside light so difficult to enter. The bathroom was dirty and the facilities poor. The Breakfast service was like a school canteen!!!!

                            How to reach hotel

                            hotel Sopwell House Hotel - St Albans St Albans location
                            Show big map »

                            Hotel Address:

                            Cottonmill Lane, , St Albans, United Kingdom, AL1 2HQ

                            Get directions
                            City Center
                            • St Albans
                              1.2 mi
                            Airports
                            Underground stations
                            • Watford Junction
                              5.8 mi
                            • Watford High Street
                              6.3 mi
                            • Bus stop
                              2000 ft
                            Hotel information
                            • Check-in:
                              from  3 pm
                            • Check-out:
                              until  11 am
                            • Year renovated:
                              2011
                            • Number of rooms:
                              128

                            Hotel Awards

                            UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSt AlbansSopwell House

                            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                            Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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