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12 April 2017 Finalists have been announced and we’re up for two!

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

The Inspiring Herts Awards have been taking place for the last 5 years and we feel honoured to be a part of the event for another year.

16 March 2017 Another Year, Another Solid 4 Star Rating for Aubrey Park

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

Good news for Aubrey Park Hotel this week as they receive an improved overall AA score for the hotel, maintaining a solid 4 star rating following their AA hotel inspection for another fantastic year.

5 December 2016 Personalised Christmas Gift Vouchers

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

Stuck for Christmas presents, look no further!

28 November 2016 #OAKSUITEPARTY: The Oak Suite Launch Night

Posted in: Good Times

#OAKSUITEPARTY  

On Thursday 17th November we hosted our launch night for our brand new meetings and events venue, ‘The Oak Suite’.

2 November 2016 Goodbye Marquee, Hello Oak Suite!

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

Aubrey Park Hotel, the 4 star and rosette-awarded independent hotel has opened the doors to ‘The Oak Suite’ their brand new conference and events venue.  

19 October 2016 Our team walk 10 miles for Rennie Grove Hospice

Posted in: Good Times

On Saturday 15th October our Nicolette, Serena, Hannah, Tom, Morris, Chloe and Ruth took to the roads of St. Albans to walk 10 miles to fundraise for Rennie Grove Hospice.

5 October 2016 Our Sunnyside Rural Trust Voluntary Day

Posted in: Out & About

‘One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time.’

19 September 2016 Aubrey Park Hotel to judge Best Business Women Awards

Posted in: Good Times

We’ve got only days to go until the awards close and we’re so excited to judge these prestigious awards!

14 September 2016 Aubrey Park in the UK Independent Hotel Show Report

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

The Independent Hotel Show - taking place 18-19 October at Olympia - is pleased to present the key highlights of today’s UK Independent Hotel Sector, taken from specially-commissioned research conducted by Melvin Gold Consulting Ltd.

2 September 2016 Proud of our Aubrey Family

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

‘The strength of the team is each individual team member. The strength of each member is the team’

 – Phil Jackson

15 July 2016 7 easy steps to help you create the best Christmas party

Posted in: Good Times

We understand. The headache of organising a big Christmas party is enough to put anyone off their mince pies! 

Whether you're planning the annual work shindig or maybe the traditional family get-together; Beccie and Serena have written 7 easy steps to help you create a Christmas party you'll treasure forever.

Hold on to your tinsel, our Christmas Elves are here to the rescue!

28 June 2016 Real life story: Janette & Roger Evans

Posted in: Good Times

‘I worked for Peter and Pat Garbutt in Torquay from 1965-1967- during 1967 they bought Aubrey Park.  We married in September 1967 and we went to London where my husband worked at the Ritz and I worked at the Daily Sketch.

I hated living in London and Pat and Peter knew this so invited us in January 1968 to Aubrey Park following which they offered us both work, me as Head Receptionist and Roger as Second Chef. 

16 June 2016 In, out, shake it all about; how will Brexit affect British Tourism?

Posted in: Out & About

We all look forward to our holidays abroad and there's no doubt that whether or not we stay in or out of the Euro – it's going to make a huge change to our lives.

However, there's been hardly any focus on how the Referendum will affect our domestic travel industry; how will this change for small to medium local businesses like us at Aubrey Park Hotel?

9 June 2016 Giving Our Team the Best Start in their Career

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

'Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don't want to.'
– Sir Richard Branson

25 May 2016 Aubrey Park Hotel Wins Inspiring Hertfordshire Award

Posted in: Good Times

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 The team at Aubrey Park Hotel are delighted with their win at the Inspiring Herts Awards Ceremony on Thursday 19th May, where they received an award for ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ and they were also finalists for the Tourism Award.

The awards ceremony was hosted at the Porsche Centre in Hatfield and the event was jammed packed with the upmost influential business leaders in Hertfordshire.

13 May 2016 Top 20 things to do whilst you’re here

Posted in: Out & About

When you think about how close we are to the bright lights and buzz of London, we’re so quick to forget about all the wonderful attractions, culture and things to do here in Hertfordshire.

So whether you’re staying with us or just thinking about what to do this weekend, here’s our pick of the top 20 best things to do in these wonderful Hertfordshire lands. 

3 May 2016 Meet the team: Beccie, our Meetings & Events Coordinator

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

Written by Ruth Hall, Marketing Executive at Aubrey Park Hotel 

From weddings to huge corporate conferences (and everything else in-between) our Meetings & Events Co-ordinator Beccie Breeds has worked with them all!
With an impressive 9 years' experience and her sparkling personality, we're really proud to have team players like Beccie on board. So pull up a seat, pour yourself a cuppa...and let's have a chat with Beccie!

8 April 2016 The Importance of Being Green

Posted in: Out & About

We all have our part to play in looking after our world.

Here at Aubrey Park Hotel we’re not shy from making sure we’re doing our bit. With our hotel running on a 24 hour basis, 7 days a week; we’re fully aware of our impact on our environment, and in the last 10 months it’s been our mission to make sure our hotel is as green as it can be!

4 April 2016 Independent Hotel, Aubrey Park Achieves AA Rosette

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The team at Aubrey Park Hotel are celebrating following their AA hotel inspection last Thursday, where they received an AA Rosette for their food in the Brasserie Restaurant and also improved on their 4 star hospitality rating. The hotel inspector anonymously booked a room for the night and reviewed every aspect of the business; from check-in, the atmosphere, bedrooms, service, and of course the food. 

10 March 2016 Memoirs of an Extraordinary Poet’s Daughter and her time here at Aubrey Park Hotel

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

Date: 21/01/2016
An interview with Gill Mastrangelo with Ruth Hall, Marketing Executive here at Aubrey Park Hotel 

Daughter of the celebrated poet May Ivimy, Gill Mastrangelo first approached me at Christmas time as she was attending a festive lunch. Gill had entered our 'Name That Room' competition with 'Miss Ivy Street' and I was curious to find out why...

10 March 2016 Independent Hotel raised £3,100 for Sunnyside Rural Trust

Posted in: Out & About

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Independent hotel raises £3,100 for local charity

Auction of Promises charity event organised by Aubrey Park Hotel and Sunnyside Rural Trust

On Friday 4th March, Aubrey Park Hotel hosted an Auction of Promises to raise money for Sunnyside Rural Trust, a local horticultural organisation offering trainees with learning difficulties exciting work experience, activities and support.

19 February 2016 Life at an Independent Hotel

Posted in: Good Times

Because we all love being a bit nosy...

Written by Ruth Hall, Marketing Executive at Aubrey Park Hotel 

 Working in an independent hotel is possibly one of the most exciting career moves I've made so far. With the buzzing atmosphere of an independent hotel, it makes for a truly inspiring work environment.

Here is just a snippet of what we’ve got up to since the beginning of the year and what’s to come... 

5 February 2016 The People of Redbourn from the Swinging 60s to the Early 00s....

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

So chapter 2 has arrived, we will pick up from where we left off! Swinging 60s here we come! 

15 January 2016 Chapter One: Aubrey Park Hotel History Lesson

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

350 BC – 1918

Forget all the Roman history; The Iron Age Fort dates back to 350BC making it the oldest ancient monument in St Albans.

On the level ground to the south-west of the town stands the almost ploughed-out remains of an ancient double-ditched camp called The Aubries.

27 October 2015 Press Release: New Head Chef heats up the kitchen at Aubrey Park Hotel

Posted in: Food & Drink

27 OCTOBER 2015

David Timmis, the Managing Director of Aubrey Park Hotel announces the appointment of Lee Robinson as new Head Chef.

Chef Robinson brings more than 15 years’ of international experience to his role, having worked with some of the most highly reputable hotels and restaurants like the Hôtel de la Marine in Paris to banqueting for the Royal family he will add a fresh and innovative dimension to the culinary calibre at Aubrey Park Hotel.

29 September 2015 Aubrey Park Iron Age Fort - Hertfordshire's best kept secret!

Posted in: Everything Aubrey

Imagine a time where barbaric and blood thirsty tribes were spreading carnage throughout Hertfordshire's lands.... a time where tribal identity began to flourish; weapons were no longer casted, but crafted. Not even the earth's own land would escape the terror, being ripped up to form territorial forts - changing Hertfordshire's map forever. This was the Iron Age - a brutal hour in Britain's history...and you can find it here at Aubrey Park Hotel - Hertfordshire's best kept secret.

8 September 2015 You're cordially invited to Aubrey Park Wedding Show

Posted in: Good Times

Aubrey Park Wedding Show 2015

 The Pinterest board is bulking up, the proposal pic is up on Facebook and the date has finally been sorted - there's nothing else left than to start planning for one of the most important days of your life.

Okay - so let's start with the dress (of course) and then you've got flowers, venue, service (church or not?!), reception, guests, DJ, favours, bridesmaids, speeches, honeymoon, colour ways, table dressings....and breathe! 

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