Editor’s Choice 2017 Value Hotels

It isn’t entirely true that you get what you pay for. From a city centre stay to country B&Bs, these are the places where you really get your money’s worth. Manor houses with spacious bedrooms, morning greetings from resident chickens or cleverly designed compact rooms in the city.  Here are the Good Hotel Guide’s top 10 best value hotels.

Editor’s Choice 2017 Value Hotels

1
Cnapan

Cnapan

Newport

‘Exceptionally welcoming’, ‘traditional but not stuffy’, this B&B wins applause from Guide readers who enjoy the relaxed, friendly atmosphere and the ‘well-informed’ staff (‘several of whom are family’).
From £95 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
2
The Carpenter’s Arms

The Carpenter’s Arms

Stanton Wick

Tap into ‘friendly efficiency’ at this well-liked inn: Guide readers returning this year tell us ‘it was better than ever’.
From £75.00 per night
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
3
The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

The ‘magical setting’ in the Valency valley is the perfect spot for a whimsical tale. Thomas Hardy arrived here in 1870, to be met at the door by the rector’s sister-in-law, Emma Gifford, his future first wife. If it’s the romance of the story that draws guests to Sally and Chris Searle’s B&B, it’s the hospitality that inspires them to return.
From £70 per night
  • romantic
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • b&b
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
25% voucher
4
Bealach House

Bealach House

Duror

Along a rough track ‘with not a sign of habitation’, Jim and Hilary McFadyen have posted encouraging notices (‘You’re on the right road!’) to arriving guests. ‘You wonder if there’s anything at the end; what you find is a lovely white house in a very pretty garden,’ say Guide inspectors in 2016.
From £90 per night
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • wifi
  • guest_house
  • exceptional_value
5
Sea Mist House

Sea Mist House

Clifden

‘Warm and hospitable, with a ready laugh’, Sheila Griffin welcomes guests to her ‘characterful’, ‘attractive’ B&B in an ‘engaging’ town.
From £60 per night
  • garden
  • b&b
  • wifi
6
Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

Glasgow

Hop along to this modern, budget-friendly spot – ‘just like a very upmarket hostel’ – popular with the young and young-at-heart.
From £85 per night
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
7
Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

‘Attentive and helpful’ owners Walter and Nuala Sweeney welcome guests to their ‘unusual’ family home in the centre of this attractive market town.
From £60 per night
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • b&b
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
8
Eight Clarendon Crescent

Eight Clarendon Crescent

Leamington Spa

‘Gracious hospitality’ awaits at Christine and David Lawson’s ‘good-value’ B&B, in a ‘peaceful’ Regency villa near the town centre.
From £85 per night
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • b&b
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
9
The Manor Coach House

The Manor Coach House

Worcester

‘Upgrade! Upgrade!’ In 2016, trusted Guide correspondents exuberantly called for a full entry for Sylvia and Terry Smith’s welcoming B&B, in ‘a lovely rural location’ close to the town centre and Worcester cathedral.
From £59.00 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
10% discount voucher