Do you want to land firmly in the lap of luxury after a busy day in Bath? Then look no further than this Secret Hotel. When you book a room at this exquisite hotel, you know you are in for a treat. With its sumptuous decor, first class service and brilliant leisure facilities this establishment really has earned every one of its five stars. With free onsite parking, beautifully manicured gardens and wonderful leisure amenities including a modern gym and spa featuring a relaxing spa, sauna and indoor swimming pool, the treatment you receive here is second to none. In addition, hair appointments can be booked and you can even enjoy a civilised game of croquet on the lawns after tea!
There is also an award winning restaurant which serves the freshest food, imaginatively cooked and an onsite business centre which features a professional secretarial service, conferencing rooms and copying services.
All the deluxe guest rooms are beautifully designed and well appointed. They all include air conditioning, a plasma screen TV with cable, complimentary toiletries, slippers and bathrobes in the luxury en suite bathroom, a work station with a lamp and high speed internet, a safe with notebook plug, tea and coffee making facilities, a trouser press, a well stocked mini bar, complimentary mineral water, ironing facilities, a hairdryer and under floor heating. In addition, interconnecting rooms are available for larger families and groups.
Our top picks close to this hotel
So, what did the Romans do for us? Well, for a start, they gave us the staggering Roman Baths and Museum. A brilliant family day out, hidden just below the level of the present day city, these magical hot baths and sacred, religious sites is an experience that will never disappoint.
Treat your beloved to the Thermae Bath Spa – the UK’s only natural thermal spa experience. This romantic destination in the city of Bath manages to combine the new and old to deliver you into the lap of luxury and an award winning relaxation experience. It is a little on the pricey side, but once you slide into the warming, mineral rich waters and succumb to the talented hands of the therapists all your worries will be forgotten……
The Herschel Museum of Astronomy is housed in the home of the famed astronomer William and his sister who were noted as amongst the most talented astronomers of their generation. Pushing the boundaries of science and technology, this duo were responsible for the discovery of Uranus and a whole host of other glittering astronomical features.
Each Saturday, The Flea Market at its site at the Old Cattle Market is alive with traders and the buzz of fellow bargain hunters. It is a great place to pick up cool fashions, kooky one off pieces and a whole host of antiques.
For eating out
The Bath Priory is an expensive, Michelin starred but oh – so –worth- it establishment which serves extraordinary food in quite sublime surroundings. The level of excellence seeps out of every pore of this place, from the service you receive to the food on the platter before you. This is gourmet food, so don’t go expecting large helpings, but do expect food prepared by chefs who know what flavours go together and well constructed taste sensations. A table here is a real treat.
The Common Room is a discreet bar come club which really gets into its groove after 10pm and stays awake until late. Classy but fun, this is a place where you must sign in before you can let yourself loose on the dance floor.