Sopwell House

St Albans, United Kingdom

Your country home from home nestled in 12 acres of Hertfordshire countryside in St Albans; Sopwell House is a Georgian country house hotel that believes in genuine hospitality and warm, friendly service.

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St Albans

Enabling clients to escape from the city, but still within easy reach of Kings Cross St Pancras and Luton Airport, Sopwell House is a family-owned luxury hotel.

The hotel has over 300 years of history and boasts 128 bedrooms including 16 individually designed Mews Suites positioned behind private gates. There are two restaurants available, The Brasserie, serving the very best of European fayre with a British twist, and Omboo – Inspired by the spice routes of Asia and the Far East, Omboo serves up mouthfuls of fragrant Asian flavours.

For drinks and light snacks, meetings and celebrations guests also have choice of Conservatory Bar, Octagon Bar, Lounge, and 15 event rooms including a large conference space. 

Sopwell House is also home to Cottonmill Spa and its inner sanctum, The Club at Cottonmill. Three stories of spa innovation, with cutting edge technology and globally inspired treatments.

Sopwell House can host events of all sizes from formal meetings to large conferences in our St Alban Suite. Function suites on the ground floor open onto a terrace overlooking the hotel’s stunning gardens– an ideal break-out area during the summer months, with further gardens available for team building. Sopwell House is proud to be a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and also PoB Hotels.


– Complimentary upgrade subject to availability when booking any mansion House bedroom category
– Complimentary upgrade subject to availability & complimentary bottle of prosecco when booking a Mews Suite.


St Albans

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Food and Drink


Omboo is the place to go when you want to try something a little different. When dining out requires more than just a meal, when it involves new experiences, laughter and sake shared with good friends.


A Vibrant Open Plan Kitchen, the Perfect Place to Eat Out in St Albans.


Bringing the London city Bar scene to St. Albans.


Our popular Afternoon Tea features a beautiful tiered stand complete with delicious delicacies and pastries baked by our wonderful Chefs, homemade fruit and plain scones with Devonshire clotted cream and Strawberry preserve and traditional finger sandwiches.


A Light & Airy St Albans Bar Overlooking Landscaped Gardens.



Facilities includes use of the indoor pool, two vitality pools, a state of the art gym (see below) featuring the latest Technogym ‘Artis’ line equipment, classes taken in the new energising studio, sauna, steam room, poolside terrace and Sitting Room. After a treatment, guests are invited to rest in the Rose Relaxation Room.

All hotel residents receive complimentary access to Cottonmill facilities. For access to The Club at Cottonmill facilities, you must be staying in a Mews Suite, be booked on a Club Spa Day or Club Spa Break.


The Club at Cottonmill features world class spaces and facilities including new spa gardens (pictured above), Garden Room, Whisper Room and Deep Relaxation Room. The Club area is accessible only to a select group of members and a limited number of guests or residents on Club packages.

Those staying in the Mews Suites receive complimentary access to The Club at Cottonmill facilities. Club Members, guests booked on a Club spa day package or Club spa break also have access.

Local Area

Christophers Place

Visit all the leading shopping and restaurant brands in St Albans at Christopher Place. From The White Company to French Connection!

The Maltings

Outdoor shopping centre housing high-street stores, food outlets, a library and an arts theatre.

Bicester Village

Bicester Village is an outlet shopping centre on the outskirts of Bicester, a town in Oxfordshire, England. It is owned by Value Retail plc. The centre opened in 1995. Most of its stores are in the luxury goods and designer clothing sector.

Paradise Wildlife Park

Paradise Wildlife Park is a family-run animal park located in Broxbourne in Hertfordshire, England. It was previously known as Broxbourne Zoo, but became Paradise Wildlife Park under the new management of the Sampson Family in 1986.

Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter

Just 15 minutes from Sopwell House you will find the incredible behind the scenes tour of the Harry Potter films. The Studio Tour incorporates some of its most iconic sets including the Great Hall, Dumbledore’s office, Diagon Alley and the Gryffindor common room. A must-see for all Harry Potter fans.

Willows Farm

Attraction with farmyard animals, adventure play, funfair rides, tractor rides and indoor softplay.


Get in touch

If you would like to book your next holiday or are looking for inspiration please to get in touch with our team. We look forward to booking your next escape!
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