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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel after attending a Christmas party evening. Upon arrival at reception we were stood waiting for a member of staff & we were completely ignored by a young girl who we later found out worked in the bar-it would have been nice to at least have been acknowledged by her. The receptionist didn't have a smile...

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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 your meal was excellent, but that you didn't find the desired welcome at reception or the housekeeping standards that you rightly expected in your room. We are replacing the carpet in your room in the new year, and have done a complete top to toe blitz of this...

Derbyshire
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Close to the university, easy to find and lots of car parking spaces We had a room on the ground floor which was a little tired.The room was dark, it was well equipped with iron and mini ironing board. We went to the bar for a coffee the sign said ring bell for service we hunted high and low for...

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

Thank you for your review of Beales Hotel, It would help greatly if you could email me your room number so that I can inspect your room myself. We are constantly upgrading our facilities and this year will be spending about £120'000 on new schemes, upgrades and refurbishments of our bedrooms and public areas. The bell has been replaced on...

Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

What's great about beales hotel! Tip top service best I've ever seen in all the hotels I've been in! Breakfast was hot and flowed very nicely, everything you wanted you could and did have. The bed was indeed very comfortable and we had a fantastic sleep. The bath water came out of that tap so fast that the bath was...

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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 that you found the service from our staff to be of such a high standard, the breakfast flowing, and the Hypnos bed so comfortable. The Nespresso coffee machines are in all our Executive bedrooms and this is clearly indicated throughout our website. If you can email me your bedroom...

Eastleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Last visit was in April with my good lady and we were back again while attending a Badminton Tournament at the Sports Centre close by. There is little to criticize in connection with this hotel which is kept to a very high standard both in décor and service although it does have its "moments" in regard to the latter! Rooms...

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

Thank you for your review of Beales Hotel after your return visit to us. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and that bar a couple of small service issues, you have found all the staff to be friendly and responsive. This is a busy time of year for us with our Christmas party night season, so I am...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Used the hotel's lounge facilities to accommodate a wifi need. £4.20 for a coffee is extortionate, but I guess that makes up for not making any money out of me otherwise! Good location and opposite a shopping mall, with plenty of choice for eating, if the hotel's restaurant is not an option. Negative point was the lack of attention from...

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

Thank you for your 4/5 or 80% review of Beales Hotel, I am glad you chose to use our facilities, but sorry that you didn't get the service that you deserved. As a result of your comments we are changing our shift patterns to suit people just like you by ensuring our TalkBar is staffed for much longer hours each...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect stay, couldn't ask for more. Stayed here for a wedding, the room was clean and very well presented, reception staff friendly and very accommodating when we asked to check in and out early and late ☺️ I'd recommend to anyone.

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

Wow this is a super review of Beales Hotel, thank you so much ! Thank you for your encouragement, it is much appreciated by all the staff, and if you are ever around these parts again, it will be a pleasure to welcome you back to this stunning hotel. Kindest regards, Andrew Beale Managing Director Beales Hotels

West Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

A return visit and just as enjoyable as before. We are impressed with the professionalism of all the staff and the high standard of everything. The charge for a Sunday night stay including breakfast and dinner made our visit an incredible bargain.

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

Thank you for your kind second review of Beales Hotel. I am so glad we have kept up the good work, and looked after you so well again. Sunday nights in hotels are always the quietest night so that is why we are able to offer such good rates to those guests like yourselves who have some flexibility in your...

Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Great place for a one night stay. Lovely room with big bed and everything needed in it. £89 dinner, bed and English breakfast is unbeatable. For dinner I ordered "Whole Mackerel." It came encased on puff pastry. Mackeral Wellington? Weird but strangely appealing.

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

Thank you for your 5/5 review of Beales Hotel, for which we are all very grateful, I am pleased you took advantage of our amazing value dinner, bed and breakfast deals which makes us far better value than an equivalent budget hotel once dinner and breakfast for two have been taken into account. The mackerel wellington has been removed from...

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This was the first time we have stayed at this hotel and it will be the first of many as we have family in Hatfield. We normally stay at another cheaper hotel further up the road and have always thought we would give Beals a try. We are so glad we did. It is not cheap, but, you do get...

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

Thank you for a superb review of Beales Hotel, I am so pleased that you like our hotel ! The 130 or so original works of art around the hotel have all been specified from the students and staff of the excellent department of Fine Art at the neighbouring University of Hertfordshire, I am pleased too that the wedding didn't...

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Beales for 3 nights on business, beautiful contemporary hotel check in was easy and efficient. Great meeting spaces with large windows letting in lots of light. Free wifi that worked !! Nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Very good quality food with friendly service that was just right. Great breakfast you can help yourself to coffee...

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

What a lovely review of Beales Hotel ! I am so delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and took advantage of the excellent meeting facilities as well. Your comment about the service being just right, informal yet professional, is amazingly hard to get in balance, as one guest might prefer more informal but others might prefer more formal....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: $116 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Beales Hatfield Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 53
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“Rooms on the first floor are best and towards back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 704karenm704, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“Ground floor room was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles garyking56, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First floor - South facing are the quietest.”
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