Delightfully different

About us

Five Lakes Resort in Essex with 194 bedrooms and Sopwell House in Hertfordshire with 128 bedrooms, make up the family run AB Hotels group. Our passion is simple - to deliver excellence, warm and friendly hospitality, and to exceed our guests' expectations.

By engaging the hearts and minds of our staff, we are committed to excellence and strive to exceed customer expectations ensuring our guests feel welcome, valued, and eager to return.

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Take a look inside Five Lakes and explore our rooms and suites, restaurant, spa and events spaces.

What's new at Five Lakes

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