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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here as part of an organised coach trip. Seems to be an older hotel which Mercure now own. Room at bit small but fine for one night. No air con but a floor standing fan was already present in the room. The three course dinner we had was excellent and the following morning's buffet breakfast pretty much what you'd...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for one night while visiting the warner brothers studio nearby. What a fantastic hotel. If your looking for a great place to stay this is it! The staff were great and nothing was too much trouble. We had food in the bar area as the restaurant was fully booked but were able to order from the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had been a country walk. When I popped in for a coffee & to rest my weary feet. Very welcoming concierge. Friendly bar staff. Relaxed on the sun terrace. Enjoying some food & a small lager. Even though on the north orbital roundabout. Still very calm environment. Will definitely bust again

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights when we were visiting Warner Brothers' Studio recently. It was an excellent choice as the rooms were very comfortable and the pool was great. There is, also, a Steam Room, Sauna, and Jacuzzi in the pool area which one can take advantage of. The breakfast is excellent and the food in the...

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BobBowry, General Manager at Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Leigh, Thank you for writing such a lovely review. I hope that you enjoyed your Warner Brothers Experience and the food of course! I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel again soon. Regards Bob Bowry General Manager

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our short stay. I had requested a quiet room with a window that would open or with air con and all my requests were met. When I booked on the internet, there were only twin rooms available. When we booked in, the young man on reception checked and was able to give us a lovely double room instead....

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BobBowry, General Manager at Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time out to write such a lovely review on the hotel. Your comments are very much appreciated and I cannot wait to share them with the team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel very shortly. Regards and best wishes Bob Bowry General Manager

London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here on a Saturday night recently with a large group of friends. While I have noted in other reviews that the hotel is due to be refurbished, I do hope some of these comments are taken into consideration when the new works are planned. The good - the twin room I was allocated was relatively small but comfortable,...

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BobBowry, General Manager at Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Brady, Thank you for writing such a detailed review. The positives are always lovely to hear and I appreciate the comments regarding the pillows. I just wanted to let you know that the team will always bring any guest requests to the rooms, but your point is noted so thank you. Thank you for commenting on the breakfast and...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The outside of the building looks a bit tired but I had a lovely overnight stay at this hotel. Our room was clean, well decorated and the bed very comfortable. We had an evening meal and breakfast, lots of choice and served hot. The staff were very polite and helpful.

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BobBowry, General Manager at Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for recognising the staff and food. 2 areas of the business that we really work hard at so it is nice when the guests see this too. We hope to see you again in the hotel again very shortly. Regards Bob Bowry General Manager

Bedford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The outside of the Hotel is beautiful. Looks like a Manor House from the outside. My first point of contact was the guy at Reception who although very warm and helpful, his jacket looked like he had slept in it and didn't give my a great first impression. The first room had a very wobbly toilet seat and was an...

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BobBowry, General Manager at Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Anna, Thank you for taking the time to write a very thorough review. It is very much appreciated and very constructive. I really appreciate the comments regarding the staff and breakfast. 2 areas we work really hard on so it is nice when this is appreciated by guests. We do offer guests using the leisure club padlocks so I...

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I expected more from Accor to be honest. This place is very dated. Decided to make use of the spa facilities. The lady at spa reception asked if we were "mr & mrs" (not sure why this would make a difference to my 'eligibility' to use the spa, bit of an odd question) when I replied No, she went further...

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BobBowry, General Manager at Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ani, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I really do appreciate your comments regarding the staff and also assure you I will pick up the points regarding the spa. I just wanted to reassure you that over half of the hotel rooms do have air conditioning and the other rooms will also have air conditioning...

Huddersfield
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Good hotel, very clean and the staff were excellent. The breakfast buffet was lovely and staff were very helpful. The down side is the hotel is very very big. Felt like a little mini town. Parking was good. Coming out of the hotel is a big if a nightmare as you drive straight onto a busy roundabout.

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BobBowry, General Manager at Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for writing such a lovely review of the hotel. I am really pleased you like the buffet and found the staff friendly too as these are areas that we work really hard on so it is nice that is recognised by the guests. I hope we get to see you again soon. Regards Bob

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Noke by Thistle St Albans is a traditional Victorian hotel, located in Hertfordshire; it is accessible via the Thameslink train from London. Just off the M25, the M1 and close to the A1, it’s a popular venue for business meetings & weekend breaks. There are 110 bedrooms, including 44 deluxe bedrooms and suites and six meeting rooms, the largest seating 250 people theatre-style. With our landscaped grounds, easy accessibility and ample free parking on-site, Thistle St Albans is also a popular wedding venue and convenient for business meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel

Address: Watford Road, St Albans AL2 3DS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St Albans
Price Range: $97 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure St Albans Noke Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Thistle St Albans Hotel St. Albans
Noke Hotel St Albans
Thistle St Albans Saint
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