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Reviewed 13 October 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights on business in October 2014. The staff was pleasant and helpful. The room was nice and average compared to other hotels I've stayed in. I gave this hotel 3 stars because of the poor internet quality in the room. Even after connecting with a hard wire, I could barely keep a connection. It was extremely...

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Beales Hotel, I am pleased that you found the hotel staff accommodating, and that you would stay again. We installed our high speed wifi in 2009, the second such system since we redeveloped our hotel in 2004. It has worked well and we have had very few comments like yours and it continues to...

Hertfordshire
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Paid just £114 for dinner b&b in an executive room. Wasn't sure what to expect for that price but were very pleasantly surprised. Our room, although a functional business type of room, was clean and comfortable with a nice big bed with good quality linen. It was extremely comfortable. Smart tidy bathroom. Couldn't fault anything. Dinner in the restaurant was...

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review of Beales Hotel. I am glad that we under promised but over delivered (to use a corny management phrase). We have been around on this site for 50 years since 1964, although the stunning Beales Hotel has only been built in the last decade. It would be worth you trying West Lodge Park in...

Reviewed 10 October 2014

On the whole, this hotel was an ok place to stay. The room was small but had almost everything we needed and was quiet enough. The extra pillows in the wardrobe were decidely musty. Breakfast was the standard buffet arrangement and was a bit tired by the time we arrived and perhaps the quality wasn't all it could gave been....

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Beales Hotel. I am sorry you were bothered by insects, I can genuinely say this is the first comment about pests ever in the ten years we have been running Beales Hotel. You spoke to our Deputy General Manager Kieran Wheeler, who was running a large breakfast function at the time - he apologises...

Saint Neots, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2014

My husband and I went to this hotel for my birthday. We intended to visit Hatfield House and then do some shopping at The Galleria shopping centre. The hotel was very clean and the staff very friendly, happy and helpful. We stayed in a standard room which was lovely, clean with some interesting artwork (which I believe was obtained form...

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review of Beales Hotel. I am delighted that you had such a successful visit, only sorry that you didn't make it to Hatfield House in the end. It is definitely worth visiting some time. The artwork in your bedroom and the other 130 works of original modern art around the hotel are indeed...

Reviewed 25 September 2014

We stay in Hotels all the time around the UK and Europe, for business and pleasure, and I have to say our stay at Beales in Hatfield this month has been one of the best hotel stays I can think of in a long time. ALL the Staff were so welcoming and fabulously attentive to everyone throughout the whole stay,...

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

Wow what a super review of Beales Hotel, thank you so much ! I think you have summarised in six words (Fabulous Staff, Great Food, Funky Room) what we are all about. As a very long established family business (eight generations and counting !), we have such a strong relationship with all the team, and many of the wonderful staff...

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014

My wife and I celebrated our Golden Wedding anniversary with a lunch at Beales Hotel, Hatfield last weekend (21 September 2014). We considered it a great success, the food was superb, the service excellent, and our guests (over 100 of them) were complimentary in the extreme. I cannot praise the staff too highly, from the time we started arranging the...

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

What a joy to host your Golden Wedding at Beales Hotel ! I am so thrilled that everything went so well, and am delighted that it was a happy and memorable occasion for you both. It is not only your Golden Wedding anniversary that we are celebrating this year, but also our own - my Grandfather and Father bought the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Its a nice modern hotel, with all the facilities you need. Staff are very nice and helpful, you can tell the owner is doing a great job on costumer satisfaction matters. Only downside is the standard bed size, is a bit to small for a couple and this was reflected on a bad night sleep, otherwise will have been all...

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Beales Hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and that the staff looked after you so well ! The beds in all the contemporary double rooms are 5' Queen size Hypnos beds. For the huge 6' King size bed, just upgrade next time for a small extra amount to an Executive room,...

Cambridge UK
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I stayed one night at Beales in Hatfield, after arriving on a late long haul flight into Heathrow and in readiness for a long journey north in the morning. The hotel had ample parking, the entrance was bright, clean, modern looking and inviting. The girl on the reception desk was pleasant. I had a ground floor room which was both...

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Beales Hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at the hotel, with a good nights sleep. We have a beautiful breakfast buffet full of local produce from the Hertfordshire area, but it is a fair comment and a good suggestion to add Eggs Benedict. We have a meeting next week on the subject...

BagLover10
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Recently returned from here where my husband and I stayed for a night. Fantastic, can not recommend enough, such a lovely stay. We arrived around 3pm and was swiftly and politely checked in, I had queries about the surrounding area and the receptionist was really helpful. The room was great, clean, modern, great artwork and luxurious. We booked dinner in...

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of Beales Hotel. I am delighted you had a good stay at the hotel. Just this week we are busy installing Sky Sports 5 into every room, this is an addition to Sky Sports 1, 2, and 3, and the dozens of Freeview channels. Also this week, our new WiFi installation is starting, to...

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Reviewed 16 September 2014

Booked a two night stay to visit someone in the area and wasn't disappointed. There are cheaper and far less contemporary/modern options in the Hatfield/WGC area if you so wished, but I wanted a little treat - and a treat I got. Reception was very welcoming and extremely helpful (I'd forgotten my wash bag and was given plentiful options on...

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Andrew B, Owner at Beales Hatfield Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Beales Hotel, I am so glad we looked after you so well, and am delighted that in every way you were happy with your stay. Incredibly, we have been in Hatfield on this site for 50 years now, 40 of them trading as the old Hatfield Lodge Hotel, and the last 10 as...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Outsidein Restaurant & Talk Bar
Outsidein Restaurant & Talk Bar
Cuisines: International, European, British
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stunning contemporary four star hotel, built in 2004, independently owned and run by the nine generation Beale family, with award winning cuisine, restaurant and bar, 53 bedrooms with modern facilities, excellent conference and banqueting areas, free unlimited parking. Over 130 original works of art throughout the building. Free membership of the Hertfordshire Sports Village (large pool, gym etc) less than 5 minutes walk away. Quiet location despite such a central position in Hatfield. Close to Hatfield House, St Albans, Knebworth House and trains to London. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beales Hatfield Hotel

Address: Comet Way, Hatfield AL10 9NG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Hatfield
Price Range: RM346 - RM647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Beales Hatfield Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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Beales Hotel Hatfield
Hatfield Beales Hotel
Beales Hatfield Hotel UK - Hertfordshire
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“Rooms on the first floor are best and towards back of the hotel”
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“Ground floor room was very quiet”
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“First floor - South facing are the quietest.”
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