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26th April 2019 Kingfisher Visitor Guides

Places to stay in Bath

Planning a visit to Bath? You’ve made a good choice as Bath is where centuries of rich history meet a buzzing, modern metropolis, there is also a great range of hotels.

Bath is internationally renowned for its breathtaking beauty, unique Georgian architecture built from the distinctive honey coloured ‘Bath stone’, sublime landscape setting, Roman archaeology, natural hot springs, and its many centuries of colourful spa culture.

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There is a fantastic range of accommodation in Bath

The combination of art and science, creativity, imagination and invention, show that Bath, as a city, offers an excellent visitor destination.

With the many fine hotels, a compact and connected centre with a wealth of museums, musical and theatrical entertainment, shopping and sporting facilities, you will be spoilt for choice.

Recently voted ‘Best UK City’ by Luxury Lifestyle Magazine Reader’s Travel Awards 2018, Bath certainly won’t disappoint.

We all know that a place to freshen up, relax or rest your head after a long day of city wandering is absolutely essential on any break. And your budget will determine your hotel choices, with top-end luxury on offer as well as fairly-priced options.

Before searching for a hotel, make a quick list of the things that you need to have a good night’s stay. Is it a free breakfast? Is there parking? Do you feel happier in a boutique property or a grand hotel offering the epitome of luxury?

Do you like old-fashioned décor or over-the-top interior design? And are you looking for a relaxing treatment or a state-of the-art gym.

Bath has hundreds of places to stay and across the city, well-known hotel brands like Hilton and Premier Inn sit alongside independent hotels including the luxurious five-star Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel and Paradise House bed and breakfast.

The Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

Located right in the centre of Bath, The Macdonald Bath Spa hotel features an outdoor pool, fantastic eateries, a spa and is within short walking distance to local attractions such as Sydney Gardens and the Holburne Museum of Art.

The Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

You’re sure to have a relaxing stay at the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

Paradise House

The handsomely elegant Paradise House bed and breakfast, also five-star, is housed in a 18thcentury mansion. Featuring 11 guest bedrooms with four poster beds available, this is certainly a place for those who appreciate life’s luxuries. The Roman Baths and Bath Abbey are just a short distance away.

Something different?

As well as hotels, there is also a great range of hostels, welcoming B&Bs and cosy guesthouses.

And the choice of self-catering is fantastic too, with everything from stunning townhouse properties and gorgeous cottages to converted warehouses and even a hand-built yurt!

The Bramblewood Yurt is situated in the Southernwood Castle area and was built entirely by hand using as many upcycled materials as possible by its owners. Described by guests as “an absolute mini paradise”, this secluded location will leave guests feeling rejuvenated and at one with nature.

Whether you stay right in the very heart of the city or outside of the centre, there are lots of accommodation options to choose from. There’s a great choice of facilities too, from WiFi and on-site parking to swimming pools and pet-friendly accommodation.

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Image credits: ©Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel; Neil Watson Photography/The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa; Neonbrand/Unsplash

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