Redcoats Farmhouse Hotel

Redcoats Farmhouse HotelSet in Hertfordshire, between Hitchin and Stevenage, this 3-star country house hotel offers comfortable, homely accommodation shared between the main house, the stable courtyard and milk parlour. Dating back to 1450, the residence is set in 4 acres of gardens, with unspoiled views over the countryside. The hotel has worked hard over the past 15 years to achieve a reputation as one of the foremost hotels and restaurants in Hertfordshire, boasting excellent transport links; it is situated only 5 minutes from the A1(M) and 20 minutes from the M1 and M25. This area of Hertfordshire is an ideal location for taking long walks, exploring the East and for accessing London for shopping and theatre trips (just 30 minutes by train). In addition to this, it is an outstanding venue suitable for both business and private functions.
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There are 12 Double/Twin Rooms, all are en suite, individually designed and comfortably furnished. All rooms provide the same high standard of service, although the rooms in the main house are larger. 9 rooms are situated in the old stables adjacent to the main house - all on the ground floor.

Hotel details

A family-run hotel, the house has been in the family since the turn of the century. Its aim is to provide traditional hospitality which is rarely found nowadays. Redcoats can provide an extensive range of business options to enhance your business meetings. Catering for up to 40 people. The Victorian Room: A well-lit room, with a west facing bay window. This, plus a single window, allows a lovely breeze on a warm summer day. In the winter the coal fire is a very welcome sight. This room will hold 15 -18 easily around a boardroom table. There are plenty of power points available. The Oak: This panelled and beamed room, cool in the summer & cosy in the winter, with its large inglenook fireplace, is ideal for the smaller meeting. The central table seats 10-12 people. A small garden serves as a great place for coffee break. In the summer the main garden is often used as a break area. The hotel’s Wi-Fi system covers both rooms and most of the hotel and gardens. This, as well as flip charts, paper and OHP, is complimentary. Just about any equipment you need can be hired at short notice; the hotel has a Dell Laptop and printer that we will set up in your room for that urgent download- the efficient staff will be happy to help out with a short letter, email or fax for you. The hotel is also registered for civil weddings for up to 80 people. For those wishing to marry in comfortable and pleasant surroundings Redcoats will provide a personalised and unforgettable day. They will gladly assist in the organisation from the flowers and the erection of marquees on the lawn to make your wedding reception the happy event you want it to be. Exclusive use can be arranged, subject to time of year. Room service and a laundry facility are also available.

General information

Rating : 3 stars
Size : 13 rooms
Currency : GBP
Check-in: from 13:00 to 23:30
Check-out : 07:30 to 11:30


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pets Allowed
  • Bar
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking
  • Restaurant (à la carte)


  • Golf Course (within 3 km)
  • Hiking


  • Room Service
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • VIP Room Facilities
  • Breakfast in the Room
  • Ironing Service
  • Bridal Suite
  • Internet Services
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included
  • Special Diet Menus (on request)


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Food & Beverages

Classifying themselves as a restaurant with guestrooms, the hotel prides itself on having some of the best food on offer in the area, accompanied by an extensive wine list.


Wi-fi is available in public areas and is free of charge. 


Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges. 

Location & area


Redcoats Green
SG4 7JR Hitchin


Area information

There is much to explore in the surroundings: Knebworth House; Hatfield House; Luton Hoo; and Woburn are just some of the many splendid Stately Homes within the area. The Roman City of St Albans (outstanding shops and Antique emporia), the traditional market town of Hitchin and the historic university town of Cambridge all lie within a 30-minute drive.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Full English breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 1 year stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years are charged GBP 20 per night per person for cots.  All older children or adults are charged GBP 50 per night per person for extra beds.  Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 2. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy