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Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 79%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 561 reviews

Well-equipped hotel in a quiet location

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Civil weddings
Outdoor parking

This family-run hotel enjoys a quiet location and is a short drive from the centre of Welwyn Garden City and the major road network. All bedrooms are attractively presented and very well equipped. An extensive choice is offered on the restaurant menu, and the cosy lounge is a popular, casual dining venue. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel and there is ample secure parking.


  • En-suite rooms: 81
  • Family rooms: 6
  • Ground-floor rooms: 7
  • Self-catering available
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 75


  • Accessible bedrooms: 3
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying facility
  • Ironing facilities


  • Other leisure facilities: Free gym nearby
  • Christmas entertainment programme


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 145
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 200
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 120
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 100


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 200

Getting here

Exit A1000, left at lights at Bushall Hotel. Right at roundabout into Howlands, 2nd left at Hollybush public house into Hollybush Lane. 2nd right at War Memorial into Homestead Lane.

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Nearest airport


Nearest train station

Welwyn Garden City

Nearest motorway junction

A1(M) junction 4
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Room prices from£69/night**Minimum price of a standard double room *Minimum price of a standard double room
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