- Indoor Pool
- Indoor & Outdoor Hot Tubs
- Steam Rooms
- 24hr Room Service
- Complimentary Wifi
- Complimentary toiletries
- Air Conditioning
- Conference Facilities
- Civil Ceremonies
- Hydrotherapy Pool
Elegance, sophistication and boutique luxury are cleverly rolled into one inside the Georgian building to bring guests an impressive country house like no other. Sopwell House in St Albans dates back to 1603 and is an exquisite blend of old and new designed to seriously impress. Tucked inside beautiful grounds and 12 acres of countryside, this family-run hotel is a stunning hideaway and a quick escape from London.
Every inch of the hotel has been carefully considered for the ultimate luxury experience. The staff provide an impeccable service without all the airs and graces. A friendly and welcoming reception invites you to relax and feel at home.
Just moments from the beautiful cathedral city of St Albans, Sopwell House is one of Hertfordshire’s most desirable hotels. Being less than an hour from London, it is also makes the ideal place for a last minute escape from the city.
With 128 immaculate rooms and suites designed to the highest standards, award winning dining, afternoon tea service and Cocktail Lounge, Sopwell House hotel is a truly urbane place with a distinctive personality. The latest addition to the countryside hotel is Cottonmill the UK’s first private members’ spa, a vision of unprecedented, internationally informed excellence, designed to complement the dynamic needs of modern living.
The grand whitewashed building is a spectacular sight set against expansive skies and a leafy canopy. Wining and dining here is highly regarded by guests with even the most discerning palate, owing to the wonderful setting and incredible menu. The restaurant boasts 2AA Rosettes and delivers gourmet dining while the stylish Brasserie has a theatre-style kitchen that serves classic and internationally inspired cuisine.
Guests who love to unwind with a drink or two in an informal setting will love the Cocktail Lounge, which offers a selection of lighter meals, snacks and drinks.
Fabulous restaurants, sophisticated spaces for weddings and events, and heavenly spa, facilities at Sopwell House are of the finest quality and provide the perfect place for enjoying leisure and business stays as well as weddings and celebrations.
Food and Drink
The restaurants at Sopwell House are both stunning spaces that offer two different kinds of dining experiences. The Brasserie is stylish and contemporary with a vibrant atmosphere and the theatre style kitchen adds excitement as guests can watch the talented chefs at work. Buffet style breakfast and lunch are available and an a la carte menu for dinner.
The Restaurant has earned itself 2AA Rosettes for its British and European dishes created by Head Chef Gopi Chandran and his team. Guests with a love of outstanding food can indulge in wonderful gourmet dining.
The Cocktail Lounge is the perfect place to relax throughout the day and evening with friends and a drink or two. Light meals, snacks and a wide selection of hot and cold drinks are served in this stylish lounge.
The Conservatory Bar is a light and calming place surrounded by stunning gardens. In the warmer months, why not sit outside and soak up the scenery?
Afternoon tea is a traditional pastime that Sopwell House likes to tempt guests with, serving a selection of pastries, sandwiches, scones and tea or coffee, and you can even enjoy a glass of Champagne. Afternoon tea is served in the Restaurant, Cocktail Lounge or Conservatory Bar.
The Spa at Cottonmill boasts three stories of luxury tranquillity with accompanying spa gardens. The spa features numerous relaxation areas, hot tubs and indoor/outdoor hydrotherapy pool, two saunas, 16 treatment rooms and a beauty salon whilst also introducing an innovative array of specialist treatments including a Vichy shower bed and a vibrating, heated amber sand and quartz crystal bed designed to ease tension from the body.
Sopwell House Weddings
Imagine acres of glorious countryside, sophisticated interiors, award winning dining and dedicated wedding coordinators to make your wedding day the best day of your life. The hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies and can hold up to 300 guests. There is a choice of imposing suites or you may prefer a romantic ceremony on the lawn. However you choose to celebrate your day, the team is on hand to make your dreams come true.
Meetings and Events
This award winning conference venue in Hertfordshire has several suites that can cater for meetings, product launches and conferences. Being within an hour from London, Sopwell House hotel in St Albans is in an ideal location. There are also excellent activities available for team building events, such as laser shooting, hovercrafts and Segway.
Perfectly made beds, elegant wallpapers and furnishings are offset by the light that floods through the sash windows. The desk and chair are ideal for anyone staying on business.
Furnished with either a double or twin beds, the Deluxe Rooms are spacious with ensuite bathroom and some feature a walk-in shower.
King size beds with striking headboard, beautiful furnishings and some with gorgeous views of the countryside make these rooms among the most popular. There is also a desk and chair, rainfall shower, and a sofa bed available for a third guest.
As well as featuring a king size bed, desk and chair, and seating area, these suites enjoy a balcony surrounded by idyllic scenery, while some also have a four poster bed.
These suites boast four poster beds, seating area, large sofa bed and elegant sash windows that frame heavenly views.
The perfect sanctuary for a family of four, these suites are extra spacious with a separate lounge, large sofa bed and four poster bed.
Located in a separate part of the hotel and hidden behind private gates surrounding manicured gardens designed by Ann-Marie Powell, winner of the RHS Chelsea and Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Guests can choose from various features, including fireplace, four poster bed, in-room freestanding bath, private terrace with hot tub, and high end kitchenettes.
Guests staying in the Mews also have access to a communal garden with hydro pool.