The Broadway Hotel & Carvery, Letchworth

Unique Opportunity to surprise your loved ones

Dear Guest...

During these unsettling times, we have done our utmost to keep our guests and staff safe.

Significant steps we have taken to reduce the spread of infection are:

  • Check-in from 2 pm and check out by 10 am, to allow housekeeping time to fully deep clean and additionally UVC sanitise guest bedrooms between stays. This is an extra process we have undertaken to maximise guest safety.
  • Bedrooms sealed following double sanitisation process and sanitised key in a sealed envelope given upon check-in.
  • Screened reception area with card only payment is taken on arrival.
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, fresh tea & coffee pods provided daily to room.
  • Our Downtown Bar & Grill restaurant will re-open on the 17th May
  • All touchpoints sanitised regularly with one in, one out access to ladies and gents cloakrooms in downstairs restaurant areas.

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Soak up the welcoming spirit of Letchworth

At the Broadway Hotel, we embody all that Letchworth has to offer: a unique blend of British history and modernity, breathtaking natural beauty and, most importantly, heartfelt hospitality from its close-knit community.

All of this, encapsulated in one space, one experience.

Situated in the heart of the world’s first garden city, The Broadway Hotel is your home away from home, which is why we continually strive to ensure that each and every person who eats, drinks or stays with us, experiences ‘the Broadway welcome’.


Went here for dinner with a mate…… unbelievable! Had the Camembert to start was unreal, then had the carvery second to none the turkey was perfect the gammon sublime just amazing is all I can say!!!

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Feed your senses

Food is at the heart of our offering: discover our renowned carvery, mouth-watering grill menu selection and refreshing al fresco drinking & dining space.

And from the comfort of our food to the comfort of our rooms, you can enjoy a relaxing stay in one of our 35 ensuite bedrooms and venture out with friends and family to experience all that the beautiful town of Letchworth has to offer.

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Why Letchworth?

Town planner, Ebenezer Howard, was the visionary behind Letchworth Garden City
The Church of St Mary is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086
The Spirella Factory was constructed between 1912 and 1920
Letchworth is the world’s first garden city
Norton Common has won the Green Flag award five years in a row
The Cloisters was built in 1907 but was never fully completed
The Cloisters building has been designated as one of the ‘great historic buildings of North Hertfordshire’
In 1962, The Broadway Hotel became the first public house and licensed premises in the centre of Letchworth
The Icknield Way Path is often referred to as the oldest road in Britain
Letchworth’s heated open-air swimming pool was built in 1935
The Spirella Corset Company offered employees free eye tests and bicycle repairs
The 2013 film The World’s End, starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, was filmed in Letchworth
Letchworth Garden City was founded in 1905, the first manifestation of the English garden city movement
Letchworth Garden City became a global model for town planning
Letchworth’s nationally renowned Cheap Cottage Exhibitions of 1905 and 1907 resulted in the launch of the famous Ideal Home Show
The Cloisters was built using grey Suffolk bricks, Purbeck stone, flintwork and vivid orange Suffolk tiles
Walk the Icknield Way Path, 110 miles across the South of England, from Buckinghamshire to Suffolk
The Broadway Cinema opened in 1936 in a regal Art Deco building
The Grade II listed Spirella Building housed a ballroom, library, gymnasium, showers and baths for employees
Reputedly, the design of The Cloisters building came to devout Quaker, Annie Lawrence, in a dream
The tree-lined avenue, The Broadway, is nearly a mile long
The first George Orwell Festival was held in Letchworth and Wallington in 2011
Neighbourhoods in Boston, Sao Paulo, Montreal, Melbourne, Adelaide and Cape Town were influenced by the Letchworth town model
The generous width of The Broadway was to accommodate for a tramway to Hitchin, but this was never built
The Church of St Mary is the oldest building in the area, dating back to the 11th century
The Icknield Way Path has been walked for thousands of years
The Spirella Corset Company became known as ‘Castle Corset’
The Church of St Mary was constructed on the foundations of a Saxon church
Since 1912, Letchworth has been home to one of the UK’s largest colonies of the rare black squirrels
Notable people from Letchworth include actor Laurence Olivier, film director Michael Winner, and scientist Magnus Pike
Letchworth Garden City is one of the world’s first planned new towns
Letchworth has a growing population of muntjac deer
The UK’s first traffic roundabout was built in Letchworth circa 1909
The 13.6-mile Greenway that encircles Letchworth is the UK’s first ‘Green Belt’

Your gateway to the world’s first garden city

The Broadway Hotel is ideally located in the centre of Letchworth Garden City, a stone’s throw from the town’s shops and local attractions, and next to the mainline train station, servicing London Kings Cross in just 28 minutes. Stroll along the peaceful, tree-lined streets and you will truly understand why Letchworth has been recognised as a global model for town planning. With its plethora of architectural styles, wide green spaces and a host of amenities including a 13-mile cycling and walking route, an original art deco cinema and an outdoor pool, to name a few, it is no wonder that visitors return time and time again.