The Comet Hotel

Iconic Hatfield building still a favourite hotel

Recently the Comet Hotel in Hatfield underwent a multi-million pound refit. The iconic building has been refurbished for the modern age, bringing London Hatfield a truly fabulous hotel destination. The hotel is now a luxurious modernity with period features and a refined glamourous look. 

History of the hotel

The hotel first opened in 1936. It is a Grade II Listed Art Deco building and was named after the locally built de Havilland Comet racing plane. The hotel has now been extensively remodelled and relaunched in 2019. The sky is still the limit for the Comet Hotel.

Rooms & Suites 

Our rooms and suites combine comfort and considered design to give you the best possible stay. The Comet Hotel in London Hatfield boasts a total of 65 guest rooms for the discerning traveller. The new wing houses 52 deluxe rooms, while the original Comet building houses a further 7 deluxe rooms along with 4 Executive Rooms and 2 Suites.

Dining & Bars

Situated in the Comet Hotel is the Element Bar & Kitchen, which marries perfect ingredients for an excellent meal, the perfect cocktail and a great night out. At Element Bar & Kitchen, they assemble all dishes and cocktails with care and passion, choosing only the best ingredients. With culinary alchemy and expert mixology, Element is the trusted sign for a perfect experience. 

Meetings & Events 

The Comet Hotel understands the importance of getting things right. Our meeting rooms combine comfort, elegance and practicality to ensure that your business event, conference or presentation runs perfectly. Bathed in natural daylight, both of our event spaces boast all of the comfort and technology for an unparalleled meeting experience. Each room features power and data in the centre of a boardroom table, linked to a large TV screen for ease of connectivity and to maximise your presentations.

The Grosvenor: At 37m2, The Grosvenor can accommodate up to 20 seated guests in a boardroom plan on the ground floor.

The Havilland: Covering 31 m2, The Havilland is situated on the First Floor at the front of the building, and can accommodate up to 14 people in a boardroom setting.

Private dining is available in the restaurant and private hire of the Element Bar can be arranged to your requirements. On-site parking is free of charge for all delegates.

Staying Active During Your Stay 

As a guest of The Comet, you receive free access to the wide array of sports facilities at Hertfordshire Sport Village. Work out in the gym, enjoy a relaxing swim at the end of your working day, or maybe entertain the kids? With the latest fitness equipment and technology coupled with highly experienced staff members, Hertfordshire Sports Village is the perfect place to spend your precious leisure time. Facilities include:

  • 110+ station gym
  • Large free weights area
  • Multi-functional training rig
  • Over 60 classes
  • 2 fully equipped studios
  • 25 metre, 8 Lane Pool
  • Performance and Bodybalance Physio
  • Impressive 12 metre high wall
  • Match-quality racquet courts
  • New Generation Astro Pitches

Situated on the de Havilland campus just 2 minutes walk from Reception, the facilities are available to guests  Monday–Friday: 6:30am-10:30pm, and Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am-7:00pm


Iconic Hotel in Hatfield
Iconic Hotel in Hatfield

Opening Times

    Additional info:


    Iconic Hotel in Hatfield


    • Free Parking
    • Mid Range Price
    • Free WiFi
    • Fitness Centre
    • Swimming Pool
    • Room Service
    • Twin Beds
    • Double Beds
    • Disabled Access