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Hemel Hempstead, England HP1 2RH
Great Britain


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Hotel Overview

Built on the site of an old flour mill on the banks of the River Bulbourne just outside Hemel Hempstead, The Watermill Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western offers serene surroundings away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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Our 71 tastefully decorated bedrooms offer modern home comforts, with several boasting beautiful views of the surrounding lush green meadows and river.

Whether you're here for leisure or business, you can take advantage of ample free parking and WiFi throughout the hotel and relax in our Riverside Bar and Lounge when your day is done.

We're within easy reach of London and a host of top attractions, like Whipsnade Zoo and Woburn Abbey. Harry Potter fans can follow in the footsteps of the adventurous boy wizard on a magical day out at the Warner Bros Studio Tour, while ski and snowboard enthusiasts can take to the indoor slopes of The Snow Centre.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No Pets accepted


Hotel location and the surrounding area

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Sleep Quality

Hotel Amenities


  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Cocktail lounge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge
  • Baggage hold
  • Late check out
  • Shoe shine
  • Babysitting on request Baby Listening
  • Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available, in lobby
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Video conferencing
  • Meeting room
  • Banquet facility
  • Equipment rental
  • Coffee shop
  • Parking for the physically challenged 2 spaces
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking 150 spaces
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Child Friendly
  • Newspaper Available in Lounge
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  • Cable or satellite television Freeview, remote control, CNN or other 24 hour news station
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board available On request
  • Desk/work area, electrical outlet at desk
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Room service 24 hours
  • Air-conditioning available

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2

  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 2.5 mile(s) from Bourne Leisure, Butlins, Haven and Warner Leisure Hotels. Bournes head office is based in Hemel providing a range of career opportunities, and the good news is that, in 2017, it was fifth in The Sunday Times Best 30 Big Companies to Work For listing.
  • 3 mile(s) from BPA, BPA provides engineers and operational services to onshore oil and gas pipelines. Owned by BP and Shell, it provides consultancy projects worldwide, helping energy companies develop, create and operate pipelines and storage systems.
  • 4 mile(s) from ASOS, The Customer Care centre for online fashion retailer ASOS is based in the heart of the Maylands business district. As the fastest growing online retailer in the UK, they are always on the lookout for new staff.
  • 4.2 mile(s) from UTC Aerospace Centre, UTC design and manufacture integrated systems and components for the defence and aerospace industries. Specialist engineers and technicians operate from their Hemel Hempstead centre.
  • 4.5 mile(s) from Amazon Fulfilment Centre, Amazon is a huge distribution service with a large Fulfilment Centre in Hemel Hempstead. Incredibly, it could also be said to double up as a tourist attraction as there are tours available to members of the public.
  • 5 mile(s) from Northgate Public Services, Northgate Public Services (UK) Limited is an active company incorporated on 17 December 1969 with the registered office located in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Northgate Public Services (UK) Limited hasbeen running for 48 years 7 months.


  • 5 mile(s) from Champneys, Set in a magnificent mansion within 170 acres of Hertfordshire parkland on the edge of the Chiltern Hills, just mention the word Champneys and others such as "health" and "pampering" spring to mind.
  • 6 mile(s) from St Albans Cathedral, St Albans stands out as a unique English Cathedral City. The citys colourful history can be seen in the Roman remains and the beautiful medieval architecture. There are lush green parks and countryside, a buzzing metropolis, excellent attraction.
  • 6.9 mile(s) from Harry Potter Studio Tour, Warner Bros - Perfectly located only 6.9miles from the Warner Bros studios we offer a range of Bedrooms, landscaped grounds and a restaurant & bar for you and your family during your Trip. We have special deals for guests visiting the Studio Tour.
  • 8 mile(s) from The Haunted Museum, Ghoulish goings-on and spooky sights await any child courageous enough to enter Watford Museum this Halloween. Under cover of darkness it opens its chambers and holds a night-time tour through its creepy corridors - with plenty of surprises.
  • 8 mile(s) from Cassiobury Park, A splendid vista of English greenery, Cassiobury Park was once the estate of the Earls of Essex, as restored by Charles II. It is now administered by Watford Borough Council, offering a variety of natural habitats on either side of the Grand Union.
  • 8 mile(s) from Watford Football Club, Watford Football Club is a professional football club based in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, that plays in the Premier League, the highest level in the English football league system.
  • 8 mile(s) from Watford Museum, Watford Museum tells the story of Watford past and present. Housed in the former offices of Benskins Brewery, it has displays of local history and industry, as well as paintings and sculpture.
  • 9 mile(s) from Hatfield House, Chosen as the home for Henry VIII's children, Hatfield House is a gem in Hertfordshire's crown. Visitors can see tapestries, furniture and works of art in the house and explore the extensive gardens.
  • 10 mile(s) from Knebworth House, Mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1085 as "Chenepeword", meaning a village on a hill, Hertfordshire's Knebworth House has been in the Lytton family since 1490. Once a huge red-brick Tudor house, it is now a towering gothic mansion.
  • 10.8 mile(s) from Whipsnade Wild Animal Par, Conceived as an extension of London Zoo and the first open zoo in Europe, Whipsnade Wild Animal Park is set in 600 acres of parkland and is home to around 3000 animals from 150 different species, as well as a dedicated conservation programme and top.


  • Riverside Restaurant, on premises, Full Service, International, Open for: breakfast, dinner, Our extensive menus offer an interesting choice of traditional English, and a few international favourites, chosen and carefully prepared by The Watermill's skilled team of chefs. Our chefs prepare special dishes daily. Freshly cooked, uncomplicated cuisine, easy on the palate with local flavours always shining through.


  • 3 mile(s) from West Herts College, West Herts College offers a range of career focused full-time courses, apprenticeships, Degrees and HNDs.
  • 14 mile(s) from University of Hertfordshi, One of the top 150 universities in the world. The University of Hertfordshire offers a wide range of Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Professional and Short courses
  • 13 mile(s) from University of Bedfordshir, Top university for teaching quality, student-staff ratio, student experience. Discover our degree courses.

Nearby Cities

  • 2 mile(s) from Berkhamsted
  • 9 mile(s) from Watford
  • 8 mile(s) from Tring
  • 6 mile(s) from Kings Langley


  • 3 mile(s) from The Snow Centre, UK-based snow sports fanatics need not travel to the Alps every time they need a quick winter sports fix. Hemel Hempstead now boasts a 160m slope, an indoor lesson slope of 100m and top-of-the-range equipment and facilities
  • 8 mile(s) from Watford Football Club, Watford Football Club is a professional football club based in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, that plays in the Premier League, the highest level in the English football league system


  • 7.5 mile(s) from The Intu Shopping Centre, The Harlequin Shopping Centre, currently known as Intu Watford, is a shopping centre in the middle of Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. It opened between 1990 and 1992.


  • 14.00 mile(s) from London Luton
  • 27.00 mile(s) from London Heathrow
  • 0.1 mile(s) from Arriva 500, 501, 502
  • 1.5 mile(s) from Hemel Hempstead
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Berkhamsted