Everything about this hotel is good. On arriving 4 hours early than check in time to enquire about how the free parking system worked at that hotel,we were immediately asked if we'd like to check in there and then as our room was ready. The staff couldn't be more helpful if they tried, receptionist running off at one stage to get my husband a glass of water as he coughed a little. The hotel is spotlessly clean and the decor is fabulous. Rooms were comfortable, clean and again decor was good. A great hotel at a great price. If ever in St Albans again I would go straight to this hotel.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Comfort Hotel St Albans
- Comfort Inn Saint Albans