Behind the scenes at Five Lakes Resort and Sopwell House

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About AB Hotels

Delightfully different

Five Lakes Resort with 194 bedrooms and Sopwell House in Hertfordshire with 128 bedrooms including 16 mews apartments, 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.

Vision, Purpose & Values

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.


As we always say at AB Hotels, it takes teamwork to make the dream work. Below are just a few of a much bigger team taking care of our business and customers on a day-to-day basis.


Every day our hotels welcome guests from all over the world. From business, leisure, weddings and meetings, to private celebrations, we love to share the feedback with our team and guests alike.

Social Responsibility

AB Hotels is committed to a policy of using innovative techniques to reduce energy and emissions whilst sensitively sourcing products and raw materials.