Needham House Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • This Edwardian country house is in a quiet village near Hitchin
  • The hotel re-opened in 2016 following a 3-year renovation
  • There's a 2-AA-Rosette restaurant & an ESPA spa
  • It's 25 minutes' drive from Luton Airport & central London is easily reached by train

93% (43 Member Ratings)

"Ambience and food in restaurant"
Feb 07, 2017
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

The hotel is five minutes' drive from Junction 8 of the A1(M), and 25 minutes' drive from Luton Airport. Parking is free. The journey from London King's Cross to Stevenage takes 25 minutes by train, and Stevenage railway station is 10 minutes by taxi from the hotel.

Rooms & Rates

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Needham House Hotel is an Edwardian manor in Little Wymondley, a quiet village near the market town of Hitchin in Hertfordshire. The property re-opened in 2016, following a 3-year renovation, and now has bright boutique-style interiors.

The 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.



  • 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

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


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

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's baby cot and extra bed on request and only available in some Executive Rooms.
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. Extra beds are on request and must be requested upon booking. Please contact the Hotel directly.
There is no extra bed for children aged 13 and over or adults.
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.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

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

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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93% Positive
(43 Member Reviews)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Stevenage Conference Centre Ltd (t/a Needham House Hotel) over the past 15 months.
4.4 Ambiance
4.2 Location
4.1 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.4 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Wonderful breakfast
Brian Feb 14, 2017 Harpenden, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Ambience and food in restaurant
Derek Feb 07, 2017 Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
the starter - duck parfait was out of this world
Other Comments
All staff very professional
Gina Jan 23, 2017 Hants, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The overall experience was brilliant.
Other Comments
We enjoyed everything about our stay but especially the service offered in the restaurant. the food was fantastic and the staff could not do enough to help.
Shiona Jan 23, 2017 Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The price
Paul Jan 23, 2017 Alcester, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Everything from the décor of the building, food was fab Lovely
Other Comments
The staff was very helpful and nice, nothing was too much bother The décor and layout of the hotel is lovely Would go again
Rhona Jan 03, 2017 Essex, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Food was great,room very clean,staff very helpfull.
Dec 22, 2016 Santz Cruz, Spain
Enjoyed Most
Rooms were ok but bed very hard
Other Comments
Restaurant food and staff
Joseph Dec 15, 2016 Southampton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The staff
Other Comments
Room was nice corridor smelt of drains different menu when I said we were I. A Travelzoo voucher which was not good
carolyn Dec 12, 2016 Didcot, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The tranquillity
james Dec 07, 2016 whitchurch, United Kingdom

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