THE LORD LISTER HOTEL
About The Hotel
The Lord Lister Hotel in Hitchin is family run hotel, with a warm and friendly atmosphere, excellent service and an affordable tariff with special weekend rates. Husband and wife team Nick and Josie Raviele, with more than 30 years experience in the hospitality business, run the Hitchin Hotel with the continental philosophy of ‘mi casa es su casa’ which provides guests and staff with the relaxed family orientated atmosphere that we believe is missing from the great British hotel experience.
This ‘grade II’ listed building has a charming character all of its own: all rooms have their own style in keeping with the Hitchin hotels quaint and comfortable surroundings. All the Hotel’s beautifully furnished rooms have en-suite bath or shower-rooms, Freeview television, extra pillows and blankets, hair dryers, tea and coffee hospitality tray and direct dial telephones. For that special occasion there is also a four poster bedroom. Flowers, wine or chocolates can be provided on request.
Our Hotel is centrally located just 2 minutes walk from historic Hitchin town centre, a historic market town with cobbled streets and market square flanked by beautiful buildings. Hitchin town is a hub of social activities with a local theatre, football ground, varied music scene and regular beer and music festivals so there is something for everyone. A shopper’s paradise, there are dozens of independent shops and boutiques as well as the high-street names.
Hitchin maintains a bustling market; Hitchin general market trading on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays there is also an Bric-a-brac Market on Fridays, perfect for picking up a bargain! The last Saturday of the month there is a farmers market, ideal for fresh organic produce, and a weekly Sunday morning car boot sale.
The town has retained its market town feel and has many fine Tudor and Georgian buildings, particularly around the cobbled market square. Near to the market square stand the large medieval parish church of St Mary and the 1863 Corn Exchange as well as the late 14th century Adam designed Priory.