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Top Bath Historic Hotels

Hill House Bath
4 out of 5
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4.9/5Exceptional! (132 reviews)

"Excellent hosts, helpful and knowledgable. Comfy, spacious room, breakfast options great. Easy walk to town centre but not so easy coming back up the hill. Would definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2020

Hill House Bath
The Bath House Boutique Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
40 Crescent Gardens, Upper Bristol Road, Bath, England
The price is £109 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (344 reviews)

"Absolutely first class. A lovely place to stay, right near the town centre and charming hosts.We thoroughly recommend it."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2020

The Bath House Boutique Bed and Breakfast
Contemporary, Beautifully Finished Ground Floor Apartment With Courtyard
4.8/5Exceptional! (36 reviews)
Excellent Apartment

"This is a very well appointed apartment situated about 2 miles east of Bath. We thouroughly enjoyed our stay here. The parking is very tight but I managed ok to park a Ford Focus. The walk into Bath along the canal is a delight and the apartment is well situated for exploring further afield. Would ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep 2020

Contemporary, Beautifully Finished Ground Floor Apartment With Courtyard

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The Old Priory
3.5 out of 5
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4.7/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Great Stay!

"We loved our stay at "The Old Priory". There were three of us traveling and it was a delight to find that we had two separate rooms for the beds. The beds were very comfortable and the hosts very pleasant. It was a rainy day and it was nice to be able to warm up by the downstairs fire. Breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

The Old Priory
The Bath House Apartments
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4.7/5Exceptional! (94 reviews)

"It was really nice property would happily live there"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jun 2020

The Bath House Apartments
The Queensberry Hotel
4 out of 5
4-7 Russel Street, Bath, England
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The price is £135 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
4.6/5Exceptional! (324 reviews)

"Just spent a wonderful few days at the Queensberry. Staff were absolutely wonderful and couldn't have been more helpful, while doing an excellent job of accommodating the needs of social distancing. The valet parking was extra welcome given the challenge of finding a parking space in that area of ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2020

The Queensberry Hotel
SACO Bath - St James's Parade
4 out of 5
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The price is £71 per night from 23 Nov to 24 Nov
4.6/5Exceptional! (637 reviews)

"excellent apartment in brilliant location. All was clean and there was full kitchen equipment too. we were delighted"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

SACO Bath - St James's Parade
The George Inn and The Plaine
The price is £123 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct
4.6/5Wonderful! (593 reviews)

"Stunning building and bedrooms. Located in beautiful countryside."…"

Reviewed on 27 Sep 2020

The George Inn and The Plaine
Quirky Georgian Courtyard Apartment in the Centre of Bath
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
A perfect place for a family holiday

"We all loved our stay at this property. The flat itself was clean, functional, and the perfect amount of quirky. There was so much natural light, even on dreary days, and such a quiet neighborhood for restful sleep. We had everything we needed and the owner was amazing! Even when my travel group ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Apr 2018

Quirky Georgian Courtyard Apartment in the Centre of Bath
Charming Sunny Mews Cottage Relax in Comfort and Style Great Views
Mews Cottage, 28a Upper East Hayes, Bath, ENG
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4.4/5Excellent! (13 reviews)
Comfy cottage, good location

"We were a party of 5 so this cottage was exactly the right size for us. The cottage is light and airy, the living area upstairs is especially nice with a lovely view and enough comfy seating for everyone. Kitchen is well equipped. Beds were all very comfy. My teenage daughter loved the high bed in ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jun 2019

Charming Sunny Mews Cottage Relax in Comfort and Style Great Views
Brocks Guest House
4 out of 5
32 Brock Street, Bath, England
The price is £79 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (155 reviews)

"Fine position - pleasant room, good facilities, difficult because of necessary precautions - but efficiently run - helpful owners."…"

Reviewed on 6 Oct 2020

Brocks Guest House
Best Western Plus Centurion Hotel
4 out of 5
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The price is £54 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (424 reviews)

"Very friendly service by the staff Food good in restaurant"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Best Western Plus Centurion Hotel
Abbey Hotel Bath, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
4 out of 5
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The price is £127 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (989 reviews)

"Great convenient location, staff very friendly. Breakfast range severely diminished due to Covid 19....apparently! So whilst the Cooked breakfast was good, more thought needs to go into alternatives / continental breakfast as the offering of a takeaway bag of unexciting produce including UHT yoghurt ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

Abbey Hotel Bath, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Brooks Guesthouse
4 out of 5
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The price is £76 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (500 reviews)
Good location, friendly staff,

"The reception staff were very friendly and the room was nice. Breakfast was delicious on the first day but one (small) very thinly sliced sausage was really not enough for a sausage sandwich. The location was great but being woken up both days at 7.30am by the slamming and crashing of the laundry ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Brooks Guesthouse
Doubletree by Hilton Bath
4 out of 5
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The price is £98 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (42 reviews)

"Covid 19 precautions in place. Very clean and friendly. Newly refurbished so rooms were excellent"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

Doubletree by Hilton Bath
Best Western Limpley Stoke Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £65 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
3.8/5Good! (601 reviews)

"very quiet location if you are looking for relaxation and to switch off completely. Not even phone reception"…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug 2020

Best Western Limpley Stoke Hotel
The Old Mill Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £50 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
3.6/5Good! (979 reviews)

"Unfortunately room was a bit run down. The spa bath wasn't working, headboard fell off on one side, TV screen missing top half of picture & ripped covers on duvets."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

The Old Mill Hotel
Redcar
2.5 out of 5
Henrietta Street, 27-29, Bath, ENG
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2.4/5 (185 reviews)

"Hotel it was closed and we are nearly stay on the street and the hotel owner said it is not working with Hotel.com"…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2018

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Guide to Bath Historic Hotels

Travelling to new places can be more than just putting a pin in a spot on your map, it can also be about experiencing the history and culture of an area. A fantastic way to experience the culture of a new place is to learn about its history. Exploring the region's landmarks or museums is a good start, but a stay in a Bath historic hotel can carry you back to the past. Pack your suitcases (you won't need a time machine) as your Bath famous hotel awaits.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

Many of the traditional hotels give you a feel for a past period as soon as you pass through the lobby. With classic charm and mesmerising narratives, you'll find that these hotels stand apart from most hotels. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. While these hotels are vintage, they have modern conveniences to help you take it easy during your stay. You'll discover rooms furnished with a comfortable bed, loads of character, and just about everything you might want for a wonderful trip.

Once you've checked-in and had a look around the historic hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by visiting the prominent landmarks and art galleries. Of course, all this hopping through history can stimulate your appetite. Be sure to read through the reviews section and see the recommendations other visitors to Bath believe is worth visiting. You can also ask your hotel's front desk staff so you can learn where the local places to grab a pint or dinner in Bath are.

Book a Bath Historic Hotel Today

Bath has 85 vintage hotels that have the look and feel of another era. Some of these hotel rooms are where important novelists may have stayed. You are sure to book a place that has all the in-room amenities and the traits you desire. If you desire to stay in one of these vintage hotels, reserve soon, or you could miss your chance on one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Bath?
Those in search of a tour of the local history should consider a trip to Bath. And while you’re here, you can visit the relaxing spas and picturesque gardens. You can also discover the museums during your holiday to this walkable area.
What's the best accommodation in Bath that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The George Inn and The Plaine is a top 4-star inn for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Bath Abbey is a short 14-minute drive away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Best Western Limpley Stoke Hotel and Doubletree by Hilton Bath.
How many historical hotels are there in Bath?
In Bath, there are 673 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 90 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Bath?
Bath is notable for landmarks like Bath Abbey, Royal Crescent and Pulteney Bridge. Cultural venues include Roman Baths, Theatre Royal Bath and Jane Austen Centre. Other popular sights include Thermae Bath Spa and Bath Racecourse.
What is a historic hotel like in Bath?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can stay in a building that has an official historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved within the guestrooms or public spaces of these historic hotels in Bath, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The physical building and architecture of historic hotels tend to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value along with how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in Bath have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, though efforts have been made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the usual amenities found at a contemporary hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Bath, you won’t find yourself staying at a place that’s uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.

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