Best Western The Watermill - Hemel Hempstead

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London Road, Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom, HP1 2RJshow map
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Very goodBased on  35 reviews
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Overview

The traditional Best Western The Watermill is a 3-star hotel and offers a rooftop terrace and a golf course. Best Western The Watermill Hotel welcomes guests to its en-suite rooms since 1982.

Its location next to an underground station allows to see a castle, a museum and a cathedral in Hemel Hempstead. Guests will find Hemel Hempstead city center within a 30-minute walk from the property.

Shoppers will enjoy a quiet location close to commercial centers and a market.

Best Western The Watermill Hotel can be reached in 25 minutes by car from London Luton airport.

Rooms

The hotel offers 71 rooms. They are fitted with Wi-Fi, high-speed internet, television with satellite channels, coffee/tea makers and a work desk. Many rooms come with a spectacular view on the river. Bathrooms are appointed with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the dining area each morning. Guests will taste special cuisine in the innovative on-site restaurant. There is an onsite Riverside bar to relax in. The property is 10 minutes’ walk from The Three Horseshoes offering dishes of English cuisine.

You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP 10.50 per person per night. 

Services

Guests can avail of laundry, wedding services and room service.

Relax

Best Western The Watermill Hotel provides guests with babysitting and cots for their children. The on-site activities include hiking and fishing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   75.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Laundry
TV

Leisure/ TV room

Elevator

Lift

Sports & Fitness

  • Hiking
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
Getting around
Airports
London Luton (LTN)11.1 mi
Northolt (NHT)14.1 mi
Underground
Watford7.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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Reviews
6.8
Very goodBased on  35  reviews
  • 8.4
    Superb

    nice easy access, super relaxing location. very pleasant and friendly staff all at a very appealing price. would use again without hesitation.

  • 6.2
    Good

    For what it cost the hotel was fine. We had dinner in the pub opposite which was excellent and I would thoroughly recommend it.

    Only issue was that I was given a room that was already occupied, it could have been quite embarrassing, fortunately it wasn't. As a result we were upgraded to a larger room.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    I didn't like the fact that the waterfall was making too much noise therefore I was unable to sleep. The noise was unbearable as the window refused to close. As a result the room was very cold and this lead me to switch on the heater making the room very stuffy. One of the lights on the right hand side of the room was hanging off the wall. I was not told about the authorisation process and I was charged more than what was agreed. The bed was unusually uncomfortable.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The comfort and cleaniness of the room,

    At breakfast was not enough staff for the amount of guests, so we was left ages to recieve anything ie: tea/coffee, toast, we had eaten our breakfast by time that had came which was approx half hr and at to ask 3x

  • 7.4
    Very good

    room was comfortable and clean. nice bar area and easy to find

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The gentleman on the front desk at check in was polite, friendly and helpful, this made me feel encouraged about my booking immediately. The price is very competitive with those nearby. Parking is available and easy.The room had everything we could possibly need.

    Compared to other local hotels I have stayed in, including a Best Westerm the bed in the room we had was by far the smallest which was a lil disappointing. The hot water tap in the bathroom sink was far too hot I nearly burnt myself when using and it concerned me that if there had been a child in the room there could have been an injury.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    easy booking and checkout, polite staff, good breakfast, warm and clean room, plenty of hot water

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Clean, spacious room with good facilities and adjacent to reception and car park which is always a bonus when carrying lots of luggage, equipment etc. Arrived in the dark but got quite a nice surprise in the morning to find a family of ducks swimming around just below my window - guess the name of the hotel should have given me some clue as to the watery theme. All in all, very impressed for the money and would stay there again.

    Expensive breakfast.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    As a lone female traveller I felt completely safe in my room, when checking out the receptionist was lovely and very helpful. The room was very comfortable.

    There is nothing I really disliked about the hotel, except perhaps the TV channels were limited.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Fairly average hotel, much improved on the last stay some month ago

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The location was quiet and agreeable. It was a change from the modern but characterless hotels one normally sees.

    The hotel needs renovation.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    Proximity to Berkhamsted. Reasonable price.

    "Double" room had double bed in the corner of the room with single bedside table, obviously set up for single business guests. Bit of a stale odour, needs refurbishment.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    relaxed - good service, clean and tidy

  • 8.8
    Superb

    A very friendly and relaxed hotel, a great way to spend the end of a busy day!

  • 9.2
    Superb

    I like the bar area. It's not too large, has a homely, comfortable feel to it.

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  35 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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Good to know
Check-infrom 2 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotExisting beddingFREEAll children3 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
London Luton (LTN)11.1 mi
Northolt (NHT)14.1 mi
Underground
Watford7.6 mi
Bus
Bus stop400 ft
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