Bath UK hotels accommodate day-trippers and long-term explorers alike with a broad range of choices from the city center extending into the surrounding area. Less than two hours southwest of London, the town of Bath receives thousands of annual day visitors to explore the Roman ruins so making advance plans—especially during weekends— can be essential. Avoid elevated weekend rates (a common hotel practice in Bath) and visit between Monday and Thursday. For added English charm, conveniently located bed and breakfasts are along West Road, Crescent Gardens, and Pulteney Road.
Best Western Abbey Hotel is one of the best Bath England hotels for a tight pocket and with city center location, perfect for exploring. Enjoy a panorama of the River Avon, where the Abbey Bell Tower comes into view. Only a short walk away are myriad attractions, including famed Roman Baths, Pump Rooms, and Pulteney Bridge. In five minutes you can reach the train station for travel extending farther into Somerset. The Best Western Abbey’s exterior exhibits mid-eighteenth-century architecture complemented by an interior laden with modern comforts. Sixty guest rooms are complete with complimentary Wi-Fi, a full bath, TV, and tea and coffee. An in-house restaurant and bar are also conveniently available.
Another of the top-rated Bath UK hotels is Mercure Bath Francis, a Georgian-style hotel loaded with elegance and distinction. Also in the city core, it houses 95 guest rooms with en-suite baths in either traditional or modern design. Several room types are available including four-poster rooms, mini-suites, and connecting rooms. All accommodations include flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and 24-hour room service. Privilege rooms are a step up, offering certain complimentary benefits including mini bars, stereos, and bathrobes. Both a restaurant and a bar/lounge area are provided. Front desk staff can aid in arranging tours and river cruises as well as dinner reservations.
Boutique hotels are popular England hotels with several in Bath to choose between. Harington’s (pictured) is one of the best Bath England hotels with a boutique designation and genuine secluded feel. Set on a scenic Georgian cobblestone alley, the hotel is a place of comfort and style, offering a variety of rooms and room sizes. Standard, Superior, and Feature doubles are large, with the second being the largest room size available for two. Free wireless Internet, flat-screen TVs, plush robes and queen or king bed are available. Family Rooms and Twin or Large Superior rooms provide added space accommodating four guests. While all rooms are on the first or second floor, there are several apartments on the third, opening up a convenient option for added space, luxury, and privacy. There is also a café bar and a fully equipped meeting room onsite.
Arriving by any UK trains, the point of debarking is at the city core, and with a compact city design, getting to any of the Bath UK hotels is straightforward. Historic, elegant, and packed with things to do, Bath is more than worthy of a visit, and with a World Heritage City classification, you can bet the attractions are historic and exciting.