Sopwell House in St Albans has become the latest hotel to join luxury consortium Pride of Britain Hotels.
The 128-bedroom boutique set in 12 acres is owned and run by Rafi and Alon Bejerano, who have had the property in the family for the last 30 years since 1986 when it was purchased by their father Abraham Bejerano.
Now Sopwell House joins the likes of Rockliffe Hall, Seaham Hall, Glenapp Castle, The Goring and its sister hotel The Arch in London as part of Pride of Britain.
The hotel’s contemporary style is a mix of vintage French fashion magazine covers and fine art animal giclée prints by artist Dan Hillier.
The hotel’s 128 bedrooms and suites include sixteen gated Mews Suites, set in a landscaped garden.
There is also a 2 AA Rosette The Restaurant and a more relaxed Brasserie offering, centred around an open-plan kitchen.
The spa is home to a 14.5m pool, whirlpool, children’s pool and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the grounds.
There is also a sauna, steam room and heated and heated tepidarium bench, plus a spa garden.
Speaking to BH on joining PoB, owner Rafi Bejerano says: “I’m thrilled that Sopwell House today joins Pride of Britain, the elite group of independent high quality hotels in the UK. Its sister hotel, The Arch London, has been a proud member since 2009 and reaps the benefit of this fantastic consortium and community which drives loyalty and customers through our doors. At Sopwell House we are striving to be amongst the best and Pride of Britain helps us to achieve this by positioning us with them all in this close knit group.”