We're sorry, but Needham House Hotel is temporarily unavailable. Please try again in a few minutes or search for more hotel deals above.


Needham House Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • This Edwardian country house is in a quiet village near Hitchin
  • There's a 2-AA-Rosette restaurant and a spa offering ESPA treatments
  • Luton Airport is 25 minutes' drive away and central London is easily reached by train

Enjoyed This
"Excellent food. Quiet room"
May 24, 2019 - Barton Le Clay, United Kingdom
See All 49 Member Ratings

Rooms & Rates

Check Rates
Check Rates


Needham House Hotel is an Edwardian manor in Little Wymondley, a quiet village near the market town of Hitchin in Hertfordshire.

The 4-star hotel is easily reached from central London -- the train journey from King's Cross to Stevenage takes around 25 minutes, and it is then 10 minutes by taxi to the hotel. The 120-acre Fairlands Valley Park is a 10-minute drive from the hotel (open daily; the sailing centre is open Tuesday-Saturday). The property is less than 40 minutes' drive from the city of St Albans, with its "host of crooked Tudor buildings" and "elegant Georgian town houses" (Lonely Planet), and the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, where you can see behind the scenes of the Harry Potter movies.

The hotel's SG4 Brasserie holds two AA Rosettes for its British dishes, served in a relaxed setting. Hertfordshire Life reviewed the restaurant and praised its "attentive" service and "good solid fare". The adjoining bar and lounge offers a selection of over 30 different gins. There's also an ESPA spa with a Turkish hammam, a Swedish sauna and treatment rooms.

Bedrooms are modern and have views of the hotel's grounds. Executive Rooms have larger beds and a bigger TV than the Classic Rooms. Wi-Fi is free.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • No pets allowed
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free
  • No elevator / lift


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's baby cot and extra bed on request and only available in some Executive Rooms and must be requested upon booking. Please contact the Hotel directly to arrange it. There is no extra bed for children aged 13 and over or adults. Extra guest charges will apply as follows: £30 per night for children aged 12 and under. This includes breakfast. Infant's cot/crib are available, free of charge, for children aged 2 and under. Supplements are not included automatically in the total price and will be charged directly by the hotel. See room descriptions and rate policies for information about room occupancy and prices.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(49 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Stevenage Conference Centre Ltd (t/a Needham House Hotel) over the past 15 months.
4.0 Ambiance
4.1 Location
3.9 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
Show Reviews
Enjoyed Most
Excellent food. Quiet room
Other Comments
Overpriced beverages
Peter May 24, 2019 Barton Le Clay, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
Need to have tourist & local information brochures
Malcolm May 06, 2019 Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The food at the hotel was delicious and we enjoyed ourselves.
Beryl May 04, 2019 BedfordBEDFORD, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Breakfast and staff.
Other Comments
Very clean and modern but it is centred around corporate business so character and atmosphere lacking.
Raymond May 02, 2019 Hertford , United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Food exceeded expectations. Room was recently refurbished.
Robert Apr 29, 2019 London, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
DAVID Apr 29, 2019 Erith, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The hotel staff were very friendly and very helpful. Our room was big and spacious and of a very good standard. We had dinner in the restaurant, the food and service was very good.
Other Comments
Lovely bottle of water waiting for us in our room was a nice touch. The Spa was empty during our stay, but the facilities were very comfortable and we enjoyed our time there.
Teresa Apr 29, 2019 Harrow, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Quality and presentation of food
Susan Apr 21, 2019 Little Clacton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Evening meal very good
Vicky Apr 09, 2019 Enfield, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Very friendly staff. Nice clean room. Food excellent.
Madeline Apr 03, 2019 London, United Kingdom

Your Recently Viewed Deals

Popular Pages

Needham House Hotel