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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A brilliant night out with the drinking bookclub. Our host Daniniella was fantastic and the atmosphere in the venue was full of Christmas cheer. A real winter wonderland.highly recommended for a Christmas night out with work colleagues, family and friends.

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Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The checking in process lacked lustre. Our room was not ready upon arrival at 14.30pm but that was not an issue, we went and had a coffee which was delicious but we were nearly knocked down by a very stroppy waitress on our way into the lounge, this waitress clearly had an issue with other customers as she had a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked a spa package day for my mothers birthday, called two's company at Sopwell House. On visiting the spa, it was overbooked, understaffed, and a very poor experience. There was no seating in the spa due to so many people being in the pool area at once, there were no towels, no shampoo and conditioner in the showers... water... More 

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Thank littlegems14
Bicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have used Sopwell House many times in the last year for running leadership development programmes. The venue is perfect for providing a comfortable and enjoyable environment, so that participants can focus on learning. We have very specific needs at times and the hotel team are fantastically responsive. The conference team in particular - Amanda, Danielle and Ludo clearly love... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On check in we were told there was a delay with our room , but if we used the spar we could get our room key from the spa reception . On leaving the spar there was no key to collect and a 25minute delay then occurred in reception bring the key over , this was very frustrating , after... More 

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Thank alanbutler2016
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Impressive place to stay and set within beautiful grounds. Excellent buffet breakfast and very friendly staff. Very impressive spa looked almost brand new. would highly recommend as a couples retreat.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a little rest and relaxation, the hotel and spa facilities were good but unfortunately they allow group bookings into the spa which ruined the atmosphere in the spa. 8 people in the jacuzzi, holding several conversations at one time, shouting over the powerful jets to be heard, just echoed around all the spa, leaving nowhere to escape the... More 

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the hotel is beautiful. The spa was the best I've been to and the staff were all brilliant, they were so friendly, helpful and polite. When we arrived we were told our room had been upgraded which was a lovely surprise and we organised a late checkout the next morning to make the most of... More 

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Hertfordshire
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My sister and I stayed at Sopwell in the new Mews 'Hawthorn' suite in November to celebrate our birthday. We've both stayed at Sopwell before in the standard rooms, but the Mews suites are a cut above, ours having a free standing bath (beautiful shower room as well) 4 poster king size bed, sofa area, fireplace, 2 flatscreen tv's with... More 

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Ongar, Essex
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a room for an overnight stay following a function at the hotel. The room was clean, very comfortable and high spec and couldn't be faulted. The stay included the use of the spa and breakfast. Breakfast was buffet style but had a wide choice of breakfasts. The full English was excellent. The spa pool too was clean and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Cuisines: British, European
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in 12 acres of tranquil gardens Sopwell House is a 4 star hotel in Hertfordshire and the former Georgian country residence of Lord Mountbatten. Once you enter this 'home away from home' our attentive staff, family friendly service and luxurious spa facilities will provide the perfect setting to your stay or event. Our Country House hotel enables you to escape from it all and is within easy reach of London, St Pancras National & International Train Station and Luton Airport. With 128 stylish bedrooms and suites including 16 soon to be completed Mews Apartments to choose from, exceptional service, delicious food and our opulent spa you'll find it hard to leave. As well as boasting 19 flexible function suites, Sopwell House has recently been awarded winner of the 2015 Conde Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence in the category 'Best for Meetings' recognising their outstanding contribution to the corporate and social world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sopwell House

Address: Cottonmill Lane | Sopwell, St Albans AL1 2HQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St Albans
Price Range: £153 - £232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sopwell House 4*
Number of rooms: 129
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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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“Pay a little extra for the Mews rooms- beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles Tanali2015, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles theresathorne64, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“we were upgraded to 215, overlooking car park, beyond that green fields. nice.”
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