Harpenden House Hotel Harpendens Best Kept Secret
The Harpenden House Hotel is a Grade II hotel located on Market Street in Harpenden. Guests of the hotel will have direct access to Luton and the surrounding area as the hotel is centrally located and easily accessed from all major highways and train stations. The hotel was once a school for girls and then became a convent for the Dominican Sisters. In 1970 the building was transformed into the hotel that you see today and since then has built a reputation for offering comfortable accommodations in addition to superior service and hospitality. While many renovations have taken place in the building many of the original period features remain. One of the things that was kept was the 18th Century fireplace which is one of the first things you will notice when you walk into the lobby of the hotel.
The Harpenden House has undergone massive renovation and nearly two million pounds was put into updating the hotel to make it more modern in terms of amenities and types of rooms being offered. The hotel is also home to one of the best restaurants in all of Harpenden and also has a lounge area that makes the wonderful place to meet with friends at the end of a long day for a drink or two. The food served both in the restaurant and in the lounge is a mixture of both local dishes and a number of famous international dishes as well.
The Harpenden House Hotel currently has seventy-six bedrooms that have all of the modern comforts of home. In each room you will receive the comfort of a four star hotel without spending a great deal of money. All of the main house rooms have individually controlled air conditioning and luxurious furniture. All of the toiletries are provided free of charge and you will also find a hairdryer installed in all of the bathrooms. There is a private bath with a tub and shower combination. All of the guestrooms have colour televisions and tea/coffee making facilities. If you are travelling to the area for business you will be happy to learn that internet access if available in each room free of charge.
If you have never been to this area before you will soon find out that the city has so much to offer a tourist and you can easily spend your day walking around looking at all of the beautiful architecture. There are buildings that still have rare stain glass windows and a number of buildings still have wood carved frames. For a fantastic cultural experience you will need to spend a day touring Knebworth House that was once home to the Lytton family over five hundred years ago. For the children there is a wild animal zoo within walking distance of the hotel. This town has something for everyone to see and do.
There is no doubt that the minute you explore the Harpenden House Hotel that you will want it to be the venue for your next conference, meeting or special event. In recent years, the hotel has become increasingly popular as a destination for a wedding ceremonies and reception. There are even people who come to this hotel specifically to have wedding pictures taken because it is so beautiful. When you book a banquet hall for your wedding the hotel has a special where you will also receive a free nights stay in one of their luxurious suites.