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Reviewed yesterday NEW

check in took a while which irritated my 91 year old dad particularly when credit card was insisted on for charge in case we did runner he wanted to use debit card booked an executive room which was ok plenty space good wardrobe and drawer space good powerful shower but as little person had to stand right up against glass...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only popped in as we were passing having a drive out to enjoy some february sunshine. We just fancied either a cup of tea or maybe a cocktail. When we walked in to the reception area , I asked the young lady where we could sit as we only wanted tea or a cocktail and she suggested either the...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Its not often a hotel gets everything right, but this one does. Yes, it may be a little pricey, but when you get this level of quality & comfort, you don't mind: Free high speed wi-fi Beautiful rooms & bathrooms Very comfy bedding Fabulous gym & spa Great meeting facilities Superb food What more could you want? Nothing. Well done...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel, spa and grounds are just beautiful and luxurious and even though I booked your cheapest room it was absolutely divine - bright, airy and most importantly clean. The decor was lovely and the bed so super comfortable, I had the 2 best nights sleep in a long, long time! All this however, did not compare to how ALL...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked a room at Sopwell House for my wife's birthday.Our room was comfortable but not with a modern design.The pool and spa area is very relaxing,with all sorts of treatments available.Breakfast is very good,but the breakfast room is not big,and was noisy whilst we had our breakfast. Would recommend Sopwell House for a break for a special occasion

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Derek H, General Manager at Sopwell House, responded to this review

Dear Guest It was a delighted to hear about your recent Spa Break to celebrate your wife's birthday. Thank you for your kind comments. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your comfortable room and were able to relax in the spa. Thank you also for your comments regarding breakfast. Finally, thank you for your recommendation and we do hope to...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

On arrival I was expected to give the hotel £100 just in case I was to run without paying my bill. I have never been insulted at a hotel before. We was then informed that our room had been upgraded. Only to find that our bed was slanting down so I had my head lower than my feet, due to...

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Enfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wow ! on arrive what a great place I never seen a hotel like this before the grounds are beautiful. the reception area is beautiful with a open fire too the staff was very helpful with booking and show us to are room . wow ! what a room the deco was top class it looks like one of my...

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Derek H, General Manager at Sopwell House, responded to this review

Dear Guest It was a real pleasure to read your review following your Valentines stay here at Sopwell House and I'm particularly delighted that you liked the room design. We do have wonderful grounds and our open fire in Reception is magical. I'm delighted that your wife has booked again and I would certainly recommend a trip to the Spa....

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

3 children, busy jobs, and not much down time. We get away once every 6 months without the children. So my expectations were running quite high. Sopwell came with a recommendation. My friends had stayed in the amazing mews area. On our first visit last October our budget didn't stretch this far, but we did upgrade to a balcony room....

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Derek H, General Manager at Sopwell House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review and for choosing to stay at Sopwell House twice recently. I'm delighted that this week you were able to enjoy a more relaxed time in the Spa. We do indeed have exciting plans for the future expansion of the Spa. For the benefit of our readers, over some weekends we do get...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent Hotel. Staff where very helpful. This Hotel was recommended to me. I will most definitely recommended to other friends. Was celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary so we was up grade to an excellent room

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Derek H, General Manager at Sopwell House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Congratulations on your 25th Wedding Anniversary and I'm delighted that you chose to spend such a special occasion here at Sopwell House. Thank you for your comments, I would have to agree that the team here at Sopwell are extremely professional and helpful and I do thank you for your recommendation. We look forward to warmly welcoming you...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a nice stay and I was impressed by the friendly staff and great service. The rooms are cozy and comfortable and the breakfast was really rich and delicious. I would definitely come back with my family.

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Derek H, General Manager at Sopwell House, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your five star review of Sopwell House. We certainly look forward to your return with your family. I'm delighted that you found your room cozy and comfortable and that you really enjoyed your breakfast. I certainly hope that you will be able to spend more time with your family next time you visit....

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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: £134 - £235 (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 And Spa
Sopwell House Country Club Hotel St. Albans
Sopwell Hotel Country
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“The hotel walk is very short but just beside the hotel is a town walk which brings you along by the River Ver.”
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“Try a get a room with a view of the fields and old house - beautiful!”
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“never disappointed here this time room 134 only criticism is it would be nice if there was a kettle in the room otherwise a perfect break”
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“The little Extra for a Executive room is well worth it!”
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