8A The Old Hat Factory

Type:Serviced Apartments

8A High Street North, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1LA

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APARTMENT A - 1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom Apartment (maximum occupancy is 2)  - Harper Luxe Serviced Apartment A is a premium accommodation option for corporate clients, business travellers, and short-term guests in the heart of Dunstable, Bedfordshire. The apartment is fully furnished with a sophisticated interior and cutting-edge technology, providing our guests with unparalleled comfort and space.


Comfortable and stylish two seater sofa and 2 clubs chair, Coffee and side tables, 50” HD interactive flat screen tv and mood lighting.


Solid marble dining table with suede chairs, fully integrated appliances in the kitchen including fridge/freezer - dishwasher - washer/dryer - oven - hob - extractor fan - microwave oven - coffee machine - toaster – kettle. And complimentary coffee & tea


King size bed with hotel quality mattress and pillows, Egyptian linen, fitted wardrobe with plenty of storage space and 40” HD interactive flat screen tv.


Walk in shower with soothing rain shower head, complimentary toiletries, luxury white marble tiling, his & hers vanity basins with storage, LED vanity mirror and heated towel rail.


The apartment has a private landscape courtyard (shared with Apartment B) and has WiFi coverage, a bike rack, table with seating. The brick pathways are the original bricks which we salvaged from the chimneys, shrub & flowerbed boarders are laid with granite kerbs retained from the old Dunstable High Street.

The building was originally a Straw Hat Factory dating back to 1840. The apartment has been tastefully refurbished with a focus on preserving the classical Victorian architecture while incorporating modern amenities. The spacious and bright interior is bathed in natural light, creating a relaxed and elegant atmosphere that is reminiscent of a boutique hotel.

The apartment is also equipped with cutting edge technology and design that cater to the needs of our guests.

Acoustic triple glazing

Air purification has been installed giving our guests reassurance of clean filtered air in all rooms 

Acoustic soundproofing

Energy Performance Certificate  - C 

Full gas-fired central heating to radiators 

Videophone entry system and 24/7 CCTV

Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access

Amtico bleached chevron flooring

...and not forgetting our professional housekeeping team carries out general cleaning & changes all the linen & towels every 7 days.

At Harper Luxe, we believe that customer care and satisfaction are of the utmost importance. As a local award-winning company, we are dedicated to delivering exceptional service and a memorable stay to each and every one of our guests. Our commitment to providing the best possible experience for our guests is what sets us apart from the rest and is why we are the trusted choice for corporate clients, business travellers, and short-term guests in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.



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Guide Prices

Prices from £595 for 7 night stay
Min 7 nights



  • Snacks/afternoon tea - complimentary tea and coffee and coffee machine provided.

Cooking Facilities

  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Hob
  • Fridge Freezer
  • Microwave cooker
  • Oven

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities - Iron and Ironing Board
  • Washing machine - - Washer/Dryer

Leisure Facilities

  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby) - Leisure Facilities via Dunstable Centre for one guest ( nearby) - Gym, Classes and Indoor swimming pool.
  • Secure cycle storage - Cycle storage in Private Courtyard on site

Linen & Bedding

  • Linen provided - Egyptian linen
  • Towels Provided


  • Free Parking - - one space per apartment, in public car park. Parking fee reimbursed on departure.

Property Facilities

  • Air conditioning - - Air purification has been installed giving our guests reassurance of clean filtered air in all rooms.
  • Cleaning service - Weekly housekeeping
  • Enclosed Garden - Private courtyard with seating. Designated smoking area in courtyard.
  • Non-smoking property
  • WiFi or internet access - Complementary Wifi

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • King-sized bed - Hotel quality mattress and pillows for the perfect nights sleep
  • Shower - Soothing Rain Shower
  • Television - Flat screen interactive HD 50inch TV’s

Map & Directions

Road Directions

London Luton Airport 20 min drive-away

London Heathrow 55 min drive-away

Luton 15 mins drive-away

Harpenden 20 mins drive-way

St Albans 25 mins drive-way

London via the M1 is 1 hr 10 mins drive-away

Central Milton Keynes via the A5 is 20 min drive-away

Oxford A421 1hr 35 min drive-away

Stevenage via A505 50 min drive-away

Cambridge via A505 1hr 20 min drive-away

Peterborough via A421 1hr 30 min drive-away

Places of Interest

Whipsnade Zoo 15 min drive-away

Dunstable Downs 8 min drive-away

Woburn Abbey 20 min drive-away

Harry Potter Studio Tour 31 min drive-way

Bletchley Park 25 min drive-away

Tring Museum 23 min drive-away


Public Transport Directions

Harper Luxe Serviced Apartments is a 2-min walk to the Winston Churchill bus terminal, which can take you directly to Luton Thames-link Railway Station which is 15 min ride via the fastest bus link

"Your Move" Jamerson & Owen Estate Agents are located on the groundfloor who are Harper Luxe Serviced Apartments partners located at 8, High Street North, Dunstable, Beds. LU6 1LA next to Natwest Bank in the Town Centre of Dunstable.

If your arriving by the Thames Link Train line from St Pancras London to Luton...this will take on the fast line approx. 40 mins.


Once you get dropped off at Dunstable Quadrent ask the driver to direct you to Natwest Bank, which is a two minute walk away.

Road Directions: Harper Luxe Serviced Apartments are located above 8 High Street North, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1LA.



  • Harper Luxe Apartment A

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 14:00

* We offer self check in via key safes out of hours

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double bedroom at harper luxe apartment 8B The Old Hat Factory, DunstableHarper Luxe Serviced Apartments is a premium accommodation option for corporate clients, business travellers, and short-term guests in the heart of Dunstable Bedfordshire.