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Welcome to the finest contemporary 4 star hotel in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

We want you to be inspired by the unusual blend of natural and man made materials. From the moment you walk in, you will appreciate the care and attention which has enriched the finest contemporary hotel in Hertfordshire. Whether you want space to work or simply to gather thoughts, open your mind to an inviting world.

Beales Hotel is ideal for hosting events such as weddings and celebrations, or corporate events and seminars, and with Christmas around the corner, where better to celebrate?

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Beales Hotel direct telephone numbers

  • Bedroom reservations – 01707 288 503
  • Restaurant bookings – 01707 288 500
  • Meetings – 01707 288 505
  • Weddings – 01707 288 502
  • Celebrations – 01707 288 502
  • Accounts – 020 8216 3907
  • Training – 020 8216 3949
  • Sales – 020 8216 3909
  • Estates / Gardens – 020 8440 3402
  • Hotel Switchboard – 01707 288 500
  • General Manager – 01707 288 501
  • Managing Director – 020 8216 3904
  • Finance Director – 020 8216 3905
  • February 2015

    Dear Sir,

    I just want to thank your hotel (particularly Linda Purton) for her kindness and generosity she showed me this morning. I had been scheduled to do a tour of your hotel with my Supply Chain Management students this morning. Unfortunately I made the mistake of giving them an incorrect time and caused a right mess of the whole thing. I must thank Linda so deeply for helping me out and running a second session for my students who would otherwise have had a poor experience. I have never stayed with Beales before but I am sure Linda gives the best of herself to difficult customers like myself, and perhaps I shall have the pleasure of being a guest soon. What you can count on is that I will do my bit by way of word of mouth. Linda literally made my day and I thought this will in a small way show her my gratitude; it almost brought a tear to my eyes how helpful she was. Again thank you all at Beales for the time you commit to aiding our efforts to educate our students. Your input is greatly appreciated.

    Best regards,

    Dr. Desmond Kapofu

    Programme Tutor for MSc. Business Analysis and Consultancy Senior Lecturer in Operations Management

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  • February 2015

    Hi Patsy

    Hope you had a nice birthday.

    I just wanted to drop you a mail to thank you for all your help with planning our wedding. Theo & the team did a great job on Saturday, it all ran very smoothly.


    Nicola Beels

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  • January 2015

    RE: Meeting today

    Hi Lyndsey

    Sorry we missed you yesterday, we were running late and you had already left. However, the duty manager (Marc?) looked after us very well last night and your team of staff did a wonderful job today as well.

    Our event went very well and we have had good feedback from attendees who say they would attend a similar event if we were to run one. So watch this space for another possible booking later in the year!

    Kind regards.


    Michelle Lennox I Personal Assistant to Ian Taylor – Head of Luton & Hertfordshire I Corporate Banking Origination

    Barclays Bank PLC

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  • January 2015

    Re our flying visit:-

    It was a birthday surprise for my granddaughter who is studying at the De Hav site of the University and it was perfect....

    As on our previous visits, every staff member was friendly and helpful and the meal in the evening was superb, we will definitely be back.

    Many thanks

    Margaret Adcock

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  • January 2015

    Many thanks Lynn

    The support from the Hotel before and during the event was exceptional.

    We don’t anticipate any further events in the near future but I will certainly use the Hotel again should we need this in the longer term


    Evelyn Thurley

    Deutsche Telekom

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  • January 2015

    Hello Diego,

    From the sign in the lobby I guess you’re the hotel head chef? I’ve stayed here twice now and had the pleasure of dining here. I am completely impressed by your menu and frankly speaking for someone so widely travelled, you’re a credit to this institution.

    I’m sure if just for the food, I will be back!

    All the vest,

    Salami A.

    (Room 12)

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  • January 2015

    Dear Lynn,

    Thanks to you, Linda and the team for Friday arrangements - meetings went well and your support very much appreciated

    Regards Evelyn Thurley

    Deutsche Telekom

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  • December 2014

    Hi Chris,

    I would like to say a big thank you to all concerned for a great party night last Friday, from the organisation to the food and service everything was excellent and everyone in my party had a great time.

    Kind Regards,

    Lynn Marsh-Jones

    Group Sales Manager

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  • December 2014

    Hi Andrew

    Just to say a huge thank you for another wonderful time at one of your hotels. It's great being at them and as ever, the food was wonderful and a fantastic atmosphere.

    Wishing you and your family a very happy Christmas.

    With love, Gill x


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  • December 2014

    Hi Andrew,

    I just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you for hosting us at Beale’s yesterday. The team that looked after us were great as was the food.

    Thank you so much also for the personal greeting, cards and fizz! That was very generous of you and it was a lovely touch for the staff and particularly volunteers and new members of staff to get a personal thanks from the chair of trustees.

    Thanks once again and I hope you have a lovely Christmas

    Karen Hornett

    Finance Director - Youthscape

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  • December 2014

    Hi Patsy

    We had a splendid time yesterday evening. It all started on a high when we first saw the room – the tables were beautifully decorated and the overall impression was ‘wow’.

    Karla looked after us extremely well – her team were very polite and efficient and all the arrangements went exactly as we intended.

    Please extend our thanks to all concerned – particularly to the Chef for producing an excellent meal.

    My thanks also to yourself – I have appreciated your ready help with the many demands I have made on your time. It has always been a pleasure to talk to you.


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  • December 2014

    New Years Eve

    Dear all at Beales Hotel,

    I wanted to leave a comment on your website but can't seem to find the link;

    I would like to express my gratitude to you all for such a fantastic evening on New Year's Eve, although the the atmosphere was fantastic, and the food was great, what surprised us the most was the Staff;

    The Restaurant Manager was so accommodating to all of our needs and made us feel so welcome and at ease with our stay. Including our breakfast, it was not rushed and it was delightful.

    The Assistant Managers (Male and Female) were so very kind and helpful, they ensured we enjoyed our stay and were very professional through-out the evening and morning.

    Our group of 12 would like to thank everyone individually and though I don't usually send emails of gratitude (unfortunately too busy) I wanted to personally take time out to do so for the Beales group.

    Thanks again! And see you very soon (for sure)

    Christina Demetriou

    (The girls in room 37)

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  • December 2014

    Re: New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance & rooms plus breakfast

    Many thanks. All our guests had a wonderful time at the New Year's eve Dinner & Dance and all the rooms of the guests were clean& homely. The staff of Beales Hotel are commendable and their friendly customer service is of a great asset to your company. Well done!! ..and please pass my deserving comments to all the staff at all levels. I am please to say that this was our fifth visit and we will continue to visit the Hotel in near future.

    Happy New Year to you all

    Dave Soophul & families

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  • December 2014

    I booked a room for my in-laws on Christmas eve, and they were very satisfied with the room/breakfast.

    From my own impression, the room and facilities were all very smart, plus lots of parking. In my opinion, probably the best value hotel in the area.



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  • December 2014

    Dear Mr Beale,

    I am just writing to you as my girlfriend and I wanted to highly commend your staff at the Beales Hotel in Hatfield. Whether working on reception, the restaurant or housekeeping, they are fantastic advocates for the Beales hotel brand!

    We usually tend just to dine at the OutsideIn Restaurant, but have on occasions taken advantage of the dinner, bed and breakfast internet offers, even though we live locally as it is such a pleasant experience!

    Sumi Saranachchi and his staff deserve a special mention. In particular, Sumi’s attention to detail is and very personable style is second to none. In fact, when we dine, we now feel we are in the company of friends which is something we really appreciate! Please also pass on our thanks to Alex Hendon who is also fantastic although was on duty the last few times we visited.

    The food is fantastic - quite simply the best in the area! It was great to meet Diego recently too!

    Finally, I would just make a few minor comments, which may help to make it even better. Firstly, I think the chairs and furniture in the restaurant seem to be becoming a little tired now, but I believe from your comments on Tripadvisor that new furniture has been ordered anyway.

    The only other thing is the temperature of the rooms we have stayed in on the ground floor was very warm and did actually prevent a really restful night’s sleep. Premier Inn seem to get this absolutely right, but am not sure if anything can be done about this? If ever you require a couple of “guinea pigs” to test newly refurbished rooms then do let me know!

    Overall though, things at the hotel are fantastic!

    Yours sincerely,

    Robert White

    P.S. I would be interested to know what the relaxing music is you use in the restaurant as it would be great to buy!

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  • December 2014

    To the staff at Beales Hotel,

    I stayed at the hotel on Saturday 13 December 2014 and attended the Xmas party night with 11 friends. The food was excellent, so thanks to the kitchen team - I'd love the recipe for the dark chocolate parfait!

    Staff were attentive and accommodating, especially the reception staff both Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

    The bedroom was lovely - very clean and comfortable.

    Thank you for a great weekend.

    Kind regards

    Lyndsay Toal

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  • December 2014

    Just wanted to say a very big thank you for our wonderful lunch today with 42 David Lloyd members attending. They all had a wonderful time and could not fault it in any way.

    Food, service and venue were all first class.

    Thank you very much to all the staff who looked after us.

    Kind regards.

    Nicole xxx

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  • December 2014

    Re: Hertfordshire Young Farmers Club - Annual Ball

    Dear Andrew, As President of the Young Farmers I am writing to say how much everyone had enjoyed there Ball at Beales Hotel on Sat. night. The staff were excellent and coped with 212 in the dining room, it was very cosy . We appreciated your kind offer of the four complimentary rooms, which were used by the organizing committee that was really good as we didn’t need to drive home. Also your donation of a room towards the auction which raised much needed funds for next years programme. We had guests from as far afield as Northants, Beds. and Essex and we hope this generates future business for the hotel. We hope we can use your facilities again. And again many many thanks for all your help.

    Regards Stewart Hunter

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  • October 2014

    Dear Andrew

    First, a big thank for all the effort both you and your staff made last Friday – not forgetting Emma – the best raffle ticket seller in the business!

    It was a super evening – not a single complaint! A record!

    Next year I have booked the same date October 9th. I have also spoken to Jane and she confirms you have no concert on that date so will be able to come again. I think it does make a difference!

    Again, many thanks for your usual generosity.

    Yours sincerely,


    Welwyn Hatfield Conservative Association

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  • November 2014

    Hi Lyndsey,

    I hope that you had a great weekend!

    Thank you very much for all of your help with organising our Christmas Party on Friday evening – the event was a complete success and we have had so much good feedback. I am really pleased. The magician was excellent as was the caricaturist.

    I counted around 20 spare seats when dinner was being served – it may not be possible, but is there any way that your chef can advise how many meals were left? It will just give us an idea of numbers. Also, please can you send me the final invoice and I will arrange payment for you ASAP.

    Thanks again!


    Gillian Fitch

    PA to Board of Directors - Westmill Foods

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