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  • VisitEngland 4 Star Serviced Apartments
  • VisitEngland Gold Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Serviced Apartments with 6 units £840-£1134 pupw sleeps 2-4


The Straw House

The Straw House

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Children of any age are accepted.

The Straw House offers weekly bookings starting on any day.

1 bedroom
(serviced apt sleeps 2)

2 bedroom
(serviced apt sleeps 4)

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118 Fishpool Street,
St Albans,


1a Spicer Street,
St Albans,


These spacious apartments are fully equipped and furnished in an attractive contemporary style. Apartment features include LDC TV & DVD, fully equipped kitchen, power shower, wireless internet & security video entry.
The Straw House is located in the Cathedral Quarter of St Albans, close to the ancient Abbey & many shops, bars & restaurants. St Albans City station is a 15 minute walk & offers a 22 minute fast rail service to St Pancras London and the Eurostar Terminal.
There is a street market every Wednesday & Saturday & on the second Sunday of each month a farmers market.
There are numerous local attractions & a recommended walk is a pleasant stroll around Verulam Lake, feed the ducks & enjoy tea at the Inn on the Park or a waffle at The Old Watermill at St Michael's.
St Albans was, in days gone by, the site of one of the largest Roman settlements in ancient Britain known as Verulamium. St Alban was a Roman foot soldier who refused to renounce Christianity; he was executed & is Britain's first Christian Martyr. The scene of his execution is the site of St Albans Abbey.
Arrivals any day.

Children welcomeTelephoneRadioTelevisionSatellite TVIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingBuilding of historical interestCentral heatingFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedGolf available (onsite or nearby)Cleaning serviceVisa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedDogs/pets accepted by arrangementAmerican Express acceptedWiFi or internet accessLeisure club (onsite or nearby)DVD playerHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableStaff fluent in PolishDrying facilitiesOn street/public parkingWashing machine

Cycle storage available. Children welcome from any age.


    Family with Older Children Francis Sullivan
    Ontario, Canada
    10 June 2016
    Rated as 4 out of 5

    “Excellent location clean and comfortable”

    Archway into parking area is too narrow. Car damaged trying to get through.

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    Plan route to The Straw House using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

    Map reference: TL 144072  Lat: 51.75223 Long: -0.34286

    By Road:
    From the North take the M1 south & exit at junction 9. From London take the M1 north & exit junction 6. From the M25 exit at junction 21a.
    When leaving the motorways follow the signs to St Albans City Centre which is a 10 minute drive. The Straw House is located on Spicer Street, off George Street & opposite St Albans Abbey & School.

    By Public Transport:
    First Capital Connect train from London St Pancras to St Albans. Fast trains take 22 minutes.


    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • TelephoneTelephone
    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Satellite TVSatellite TV
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • Building of historical interestBuilding of historical interest
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • FreezerFreezer
    • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
    • DishwasherDishwasher
    • Linen providedLinen provided
    • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
    • Cleaning serviceCleaning service
    • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
    • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
    • American Express acceptedAmerican Express accepted
    • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
    • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
    • DVD playerDVD player
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
    • Cots availableCots available
    • Staff fluent in PolishStaff fluent in Polish
    • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
    • On street/public parkingOn street/public parking
    • Washing machineWashing machine

    Cycle storage available. Children welcome from any age.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
      • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)


    • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
    • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesBath with shower
      • YesBath


    • YesSteps to the main entrance
      • 1
        Number of steps to entrance
    • YesEntrance well lit
    • YesBell at main entrance