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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was booked into this hotel for one night as part of a weekend deal. Having read the previous reviews I dreaded it. However my friend and I were pleasantly surprised with the accommodation. Although the hotel is quite dated its setting is quite beautiful and has lots of potential. The room we shared did smell a little musty but...

Thank Julie S
Stourport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with coach tour. Food was very clean, but limited choice. Only spiced main meal offered. Soup and desert very nice. Room clean and comfortable. Downside:- put u up bed broke. Having to come out of main part in the wet weather to rooms.

Thank Tina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the last few weeks I have stay here for 2 nights on 3 occasions. Unfortunately my end client has this hotel listed as their Preferred hotel in the area so my hands are somewhat tied when choosing a hotel. While the rooms are very dated, they are general clean and tidy, and ready when checking in. However, the "over...

1Thank HardLuckStory
Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Nice and easy to find, well signposted and large car park - great start; it's an old converted watermill (as the name suggests), it even still has the river running through the grounds that produced the power all those years ago. Disappointingly the restaurant was closed for refurbishment when I stayed, fair enough these things happen - but too many...

Reviewed 13 January 2017

After searching for a last minute hotel booking,I found via Hotels.com,The Watermill in Bourne End just a few miles out of Hemel Hempstead town centre. I knew of it before as used to pass it quite often when I lived there. I think it used to be owned by The Best Western group. It is built around an old working...

1Thank poolehornet
Wellington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Although I phoned in advance to request vegetarian breakfast and was told 'yes', when we got there we were basically told that vegetarian breakfast was essentially the breakfast without the meat bits. How hard is it to have a packet of Linda McCartney sausages in the freezer? Asking for soya milk for our cereal, we had to open handfuls of...

1Thank mrsveggie2016
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for the night after a wedding in the local area. A pleasant enough stay, the rooms are dated as is the accommodation blocks and the fold up bed provided to make a normal room into a 'family' room which we originally booked was pretty uncomfortable to say the least. However the night was mostly peaceful (always a bonus)...

Thank doug p
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The Watermill Hotel was reasonably priced. Parking was good. On arrival we were checked in but when we got to our room it was still being cleaned. We were checked into another room and it was still being cleaned as well. The cleaning staff showed us into another room that they had cleaned. 3rd time lucky! The room was comfortable...

Thank good7160
Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Although we have visited this hotel for New Year's Eve on two other occasions, we were appalled by the service we were offered on this occasion. Although the hotel rooms were still of a fairly good standard, the food was badly cooked and mostly inedible. The hotel had a large wedding on the same night and, in our opinion, should...

1Thank joanking60
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Attended 2 parties in December for 2016 - 1 was the Motown Tribute Night and the other a Christmas Party . On both occasions the staff food and aminities were excellent On the first event we stayed over the room was real clean and comfortable the breakfast in the morning was first class On the second event the same food...

Thank babyface4321

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Watermill Hotel, one of the finest modern Hotels in Hemel Hempstead is built around an old flour mill and offers excellent accommodations in Hemel Hempstead with a panoramic view of River Bulbourne threading through the property. Experience a serene, Old World retreat from bustling city life in this picturesque modern hotel. A convenient getaway venue with plenty of spacious free car parking. Watermill also offers wonderful amenities and hospitality for a relaxing stay, with convenient access to the area's tourist, industrial and commercial centres. Our hotel in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire include 71 tastefully appointed rooms, several with beautiful views of the lush green meadows and the River Bulbourne. A blend of refined luxury and and refreshing tranquility is sure to romance both leisure and business travelers alike. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Watermill Hotel

Address: London Road | Bourne End, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2RJ, England (Formerly BEST WESTERN The Watermill Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
Price Range: $115 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Watermill Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Best Western Watermill
Hemel Hempstead Best Western
Best Western Hemel Hempstead
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms on lower level have the noise of rushing water from the mill”
 of 5 bubbles 160tinap, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor or away from the sound of the mill”
 of 5 bubbles poolehornet, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Just ask the staff they are more then willing to help”
 of 5 bubbles babyface4321, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Do not be surprised if there is no room”
 of 5 bubbles MoyaC297, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Enquire whether the newer rooms are available and whether they offer better ficilities than the older motel rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 104ianf, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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