The Samuel Ryder Hotel St Albans, Tapestry Collection Hilton

Ryder House 27, Holywell HillAL1 1HGSt AlbansUnited Kingdom
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About The Samuel Ryder Hotel St Albans, Tapestry Collection Hilton

Located in the city centre, the Clarion Collection St Albans features 60 en-suite rooms, a restaurant, lounge/bar and meeting rooms. Free on-site parking is also available.

The rooms feature LCD TV’s, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bars, desks, hairdryers and free Wi-Fi.

Guests can unwind in the relaxing atmosphere of the hotel’s bar or enjoy the French cuisine on offer at Cafe Rouge, next door to the Clarion.

Traditional English breakfasts are served at the hotel’s Ryder Restaurant whilst the bar offers a wide range of beverages. Guests can have their lunch and evening meals at the nearby Cafe Rouge or at one of the many restaurants in the vicinity.

The Clarion Collection St Albans is within walking distance of the city centre and the charter market. The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St. Alban are also a short walk away.


Ryder House 27, Holywell Hill, AL1 1HG, St Albans, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1727)848849 | Fax: +44(1727)812210 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Great location for exploring the city.

Guests appreciated the fact that many of the tourist attractions, such as the Cathedral and Warner Bros. Studios, were within walking distance of the hotel. Bearing this in mind, you can leave your car at the car park and not use it during the entire dura

Friendly and helpful staff.

From resolving issues through to passing on useful recommendations to guests, the staff at the hotel have been described as being very efficient and helpful. Guests enjoyed chatting to the staff about the town and places of interest and were made to feel

Modern and pleasant decor.

As the hotel has recently been refurbished, most of the guests have described the decor of the rooms as being fresh and modern. Comfortable furniture, new bathrooms with power showers and modern facilities were all appreciated by the guests who stayed her

Negative Reviews

Parking issues.

The hotel’s car park is a 5-minute walk away which some guests found rather inconvenient. Many didn’t like the fact that they had to walk from the car park to the hotel while carrying heavy items of luggage. Spaces are available in front of the Clarion bu

Rooms can feel too hot.

Some guests have complained that their rooms felt uncomfortably warm during the summer months as there are no air conditioning units. The guests who experienced problems with the heat were given fans by the reception staff.

Security concerns.

Guests whose rooms were on the lower ground floor expressed concerns about security as there were no grills on the windows. As the rooms are located at the back of the building, many guests were reluctant to leave their windows open as it might pose a sec

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index ® based on 1999 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
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    8.6 /10
  • Choice International
    8.8 /10
    8.7 /10
    7.6 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.3 /10
8.6 out of 10 based on 1999 reviews