Newly refurbished for early 2017 to an exceptional standard, once a farmhouse and home to John Thurloe, secretary to Oliver Cromwell. The Cromwell Stevenage combines modern and beautiful décor with original features. The hotel is close to the A1(M) and just 10 minutes’ drive from Knebworth Park.
All rooms include a private bathroom and hairdryer. The newly refurbished rooms also feature a TV, tea/coffee making facilities, and a work desk with lamp. Room service is also available. Free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout.
The new British Brasserie 'Rump and Wade' offers a wide range of freshly prepared dishes from its menu with a good wine and cocktail selection. It is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner.
Free parking is available, and Duxford Imperial War Museum is a 30-minute drive away. Woburn Abbey and Woburn Safari are both 45 minutes’ drive from the hotel.
The hotel offers discounted rates for a local leisure centre, located on a leisure park just a few minutes away.
Free! All children under 5 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children`s cots/cribs.
Free! All older children or adults stay free of charge for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/children`s cots permitted in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or child`s cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
The hotel has a range of hotel rooms, ranging from the standard single bedded room to the four poster rooms. All our rooms have duvet covers, bath and shower, tea/coffee facilities, trouser press, complimentary wireless internet and complimentary newspaper. The flat screen televisions have freeview television and radio channels. Being a grade II listed building the hotel does not have a lift, there are some ground floor rooms available on request and the special adapted rooms have a pull cord system, wider door access, handles for ease at the toilet and bath, patio door access to the car park and ample space for manoeuvering, these rooms also have the facility of interlocking rooms for carers if required.
The Bar and Restaurant located on the ground floor retain much of the original charm of this building with a modern twist to suit the needs of today’s traveller. There is a range of menu options available from the humble sandwich to a fabulous three course dinner. While you are staying with us you need not miss any of the sporting action, in the bar we have a large flat screen television showing the latest sporting events.
From the North
Leave A1(m) at junction 8 (second left),
straight over 3 roundabouts following sign posts for old town,
next junction take the second exit keeping in left hand lane,
come off one way system taking first left in the high street,
Ramada Stevenage is located on the left after the mini roundabout.
From the South
Leave the A1m junction 7, take 3 exit off roundabout,
1st exit at Glaxo Smithkline roundabout follow road under next roundabout,
next roundabout take 3rd exit, next roundabout take1st exit,
next roundabout take 3rd exit and then turn left to enter the high street,
travel through high street,
Ramada Stevenage is located at the north end on the right hand side.
From the West
From M1 Junction 10 (Luton) follow A505 to A1M junction 8,
follow directions from the north.
From the East
From A10 junction Ware North, follow A602 to Stevenage,
once in Stevenage follow signs to Stevenage Old Town,
Ramada Stevenage is located in the North End of the High Street on the Right.
The main railway station is Stevenage.
Exit Stevenage train station to the right hand side, the taxi rank is located at the bottom of the ramp. The taxi journey will take about 10 minutes and will cost approximately £5.00.
The journey from Stevenage train station to the Ramada Cromwell Stevenage is walkable and will take about 15 minutes, leave the train station to the right hand side, continue over the bridge and descend the stairs. Follow the route towards the Stevenage Tesco store, at the end of the car park there is a bridge that takes you over the dual carriage way, you are then located on the south end of the high street. Walk the length of the high street and the Ramada Cromwell Stevenage Hotel is located on the right hand side.
Wining and Dining
The Dining Room is located on the ground floor of this hotel, there is a step into the room, however a ramp is available for those who require help to gain access. With a choice of menus from our newly created a la carte with choices of main meals to sandwiches, our Sunday Lunch or our daily menu there is so much to choose from.
If you are just looking for somewhere to enjoy a social coffee then why not relax in the lounge.
The Bar serves a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and has a large Flat Screen Television showing the most prominent of sporting events.
The restaurant is available to residents and non-residents as well as being able to be hired privately for dinner or an intimate wedding dinner.
The Ramada Cromwell Stevenage host a range of public entertainment events throughout the year, from our popular annual Christmas and New Year Festivities, Themed Evenings, Tribute Nights, Live Bands, Singles Nights, Murder Mystery Evenings and Charity Events. We also hold special events for Valentines, Mother’s Day, Easter and Father’s Day.
Our Entertainment does not stop here, if you are looking to hold a private function for a birthday, anniversary, special occasion, school prom or charity event then we are here to help. We have a dedicated and experienced events team here to help with your booking, from taking your enquiry, choosing your menus to the running of the big day.
For external entertainment, within the town there is the Gordon Craig Theatre, which hosts many large groups, plays, movies, pantomimes and many musical events for all tastes. The leisure park has a bowling alley, nightclubs and restaurants. Other areas of interest for entertainment are Hatfield House, where they hold Elizabethian Nights, Live Music and beautiful grounds to wander, or why not consider Knebworth House, here they hold the very large music concerts including Robbie Williams, Oasis and more recently “Sonisphere” music festival. Knebworth House also hold a range of Topical days including vintage cars and country shows.
Sports and Leisure
The hotel does not have any sports and leisure facilities on site, however we have links with a local gymnasium which has a range of equipment and an indoor pool, access is complimentary for residents, just talk to our reception team on check in. Stevenage has dedicated pedestrian and cycle tracks, which covers most of the town. Fairlands Lakes are located at the centre of the town with a large sailing and fishing lake, childrens’ play areas, a trim track and pleasant walks. There are 2 golf courses only a short drive from the hotel, both of which can be booked via the hotel reception team if required.
Stevenage Leisure have a range of sports facilities on offer including badminton, swimming, bowls and squash.
Stevenage Borough Football Club is only 5 minutes drive from the hotel, if football is your thing then this Blue Square Premier League Team and 2008/2009 winner of the FA Trophy at Wembley.
On the outskirts of green belt area and in the centre of Hertfordshire the hotel is well placed for many outdoor adventures, including many of the quaint villages, Aston, Walkern, Bennington, Ardeley, Gravely, Little Wymondley to name but a few. Each village has its own charm with plenty of interesting things to visit and see. Other activities happening in Hertfordshire are: Archery, Canal Boats, Canoeing, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Kayaking and Quad bikes
Stuff for Kids
The hotel has a range of facilities for Children, we hold a range of cots, high chairs and rooms designed for families. The restaurant has a healthy children’s menu including soup, pasta and fruit options.
There are a host of activities and entertainment for children in the Stevenage area, there are parks, playgrounds, childrens’ shows at the Gordon Craig Theatre and Knebworth House, kids clubs in the School holidays and free swimming on production of their birth certificate.
The Cromwell Stevenage have 2 rooms licensed for civil ceremonies, including our large banqueting suite which can hold up to 150 and our Dining Room which is beautifully decorated. The hotel has a Wedding and Civil Ceremony Brochure available via the hotel or through our website, with a range of packages or individual pricing, depending on your budget.
If you are getting married in Church or somewhere else then we can host your reception here, again we have put packages together to assist you.
Our Wedding co-ordinator and Banqueting Manager have many years of wedding experience and are available for advice and guidance, from show rounds and your initial enquiry to the running of your special day.
Our Brides and Grooms are offered a complimentary executive room for the night of their wedding we have a choice of four poster or our executive rooms. When you confirm your wedding we will hold a selection of rooms for your guests at a promotional rate, with no obligation to the Bride and Groom if they are not taken.
We have liasons with local company’s who can help with decorations, cakes and flowers.
The hotel has no facilities on site, however we have links with a local company who offer a range of beauty treatments at a promotional price for residents of the hotel.
Along the high street where the hotel is located, there is a selection of hairdressers, beauty parlours and nail technicians to make you feel fantastic.
Living the High Life
The hotel does not offer any of these on a regular basis, however, if a private booking for a casino night of garden party is requested we will arrange to do so.
The 'Just Plain Odd' list
Anything is almost possible on request, so why not ask and find out what we can do.