Benefitting from a recent renovation, this super four star hotel is perfect for anyone looking for a high level of service and style close to the attractions of this beautiful city. For tourists, being close to all the major attractions Bath has to offer is a definite plus and for business guests the hotels first class business facilities is a major asset. All types of travellers, however, will appreciate the convenient and comfortable facilities provided here. The 24 hour reception is helpful and friendly and can assist you with booking pay per use parking, tables at the onsite restaurant and use of the hotel board, meeting or conferencing facilities. There is also a relaxing lobby bar and a modern gym and relaxation suite at this hotel for guest use.
All the guest rooms are well designed and thoughtfully furnished with complimentary toiletries in the en suite bathroom, daily housekeeping, a flat screen LCD or plasma TV, a work desk with a lamp and modem access, tea and coffee making facilities, a hair dryer and ironing facilities. Children’s cots are also available on request for families with younger children.
Our top picks close to this hotel
The Pultney Princess is a lovely, meandering boat which cruises guests up and down the River Avon with hilarious commentary from its staff who quite clearly love what they do. Kids will enjoy simply being on the water and adults will relish the riverside viewpoint and take on the city. There is also the chance to stop for a spot of lunch along the way.
The Prior Park Landscaped Gardens is a National Trust owned garden which is home to the dreamy Palladian Bridge which is magically situated on a sweeping ornamental lake with beautiful views over the city below.
The Jane Austin Centre is an interesting museum which proffers a snapshot of Regency life and how living in Bath affected this talented woman’s views, life and writing. A must do for any Austin fan, the delightful costumed staff are on hand to answer any questions you have and you can round your day off with a slice of cake and cup of tea in the delightful tea rooms.
The Farmers Market located at Green Park Station each Saturday is the place to head to, to sample all the best foods and drinks the West Country has to offer. A must for any real foodie, this original farmers market is packed to the brim with a mouth watering selection of artisan and hand crafted foods including breads, meats and cheeses as well as organic and locally produced vegetables and fruits.
For eating out
The Marlborough Tavern is a lovely gastro pub located near the iconic Royal Crescent. Quizzical wallpaper, hearty portions and fabulously rustic tastes are all on offer here. With real ales and real fires, this place glitters year round with candle lit areas and big personality.
Bath has a large student population and one of the most popular hangouts is Revolution – or Rev’s for short. With its retro interior, and hip, young and buzzy atmosphere this is the place many roll up to for pre club drinks.