Best Value Hotels

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These hotels give you value for money without compromising on standards. Our editors have selected cheap boutique hotels and B&Bs across the UK that ooze luxury, but don’t cost the earth. You’ll be pleasantly surprised when the bill comes.

Best Value Hotels

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Rothay Manor

Rothay Manor - Winter in the Lakes

Ambleside

In large, landscaped gardens a stroll from Lake Windermere, this ‘friendly’ traditional hotel, after 50 years in the same hands, has new owners, Jenna and James Shail. ‘Everything has been spruced up,’ say Guide inspectors in 2016.
From £135 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Budock Vean

Budock Vean - Spring Early Bird Offer

Mawnan Smith

'Tasteful refurbishment' has given a 'fresh seaside look' to Martin Barlow’s ‘super’ hotel, says a returning visitor in 2016.
From £60 per night
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
10% discount voucher
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor - Summer Special Offer

East Grinstead

‘Classy, comfortable and tasteful, the house has kept its period character without being “old hat”; the rooms are elegantly furnished without being pretentious,’ say trusted Guide correspondents in 2016, of this ‘special’ country house hotel.
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • view
  • historic
  • wine
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Congham Hall

Congham Hall - 25% Discount Spring Offer

King's Lynn

Wander in the herb garden here, and breathe in the aromas of 400 varieties, planted by a former owner of this ‘lovely’ Georgian country house hotel.
  • tennis
  • activities
  • indoor_pool
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
25% voucher
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The Capital

The Capital - Weekend special offer

London

‘Old-fashioned hospitality and exceptional cuisine’ come together at this ‘intimate’ luxury hotel.
  • gourmet
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
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The Levin

The Levin - Seasonal/Weekend Special Offer

London

Grand-hotel luxury mixes with small-scale intimacy at this ‘immaculate’ town house hotel, close to Hyde Park and the museums.
  • wine
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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The Portobello

The Portobello - Sunday Stay Over

London

Intrigued by the idea of an antique four-poster bed so high you need steps to get into it? Fascinated by the notion of a Victorian steampunk bath right in the bedroom? Look no further.
From £195 per night
  • romantic
  • historic
  • value
  • b&b
  • wifi
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The Redesdale Arms

The Redesdale Arms - French Fizz Special Offer

Moreton-in-Marsh

‘Friendly, efficient’ staff, ‘very comfortable’ rooms and ‘excellent’ food draw visitors to this 17th-century coaching inn ‘with a modern twist’.
From £140 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Special Offer Midweek Break

Soar Mill Cove

Family owned, family run, exuberantly family friendly, Keith Makepeace’s ‘welcoming’ hotel stands in rolling countryside above a valley running down to the shore.
From £125 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
10% discount voucher
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The Lake

The Lake - Champagne escape

Llangammarch Wells

‘It’s like going home,’ writes a regular Guide reader this year, who considers Jean-Pierre Mifsud’s country house hotel ‘a regular haunt’.
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • wine
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Ardanaiseig

Ardanaiseig - Hogmanay Special Offer

Kilchrenan

The scene is pure theatre: the Scottish baronial mansion, built in 1834, with turrets, chimneys and crow-stepped gables, stands against a backdrop of Loch Awe. Inside, owner Bennie Gray, an antiques dealer, has filled the place with ‘eccentricity’ and ‘a pleasingly old-fashioned air of country house grandeur’.
From £217 per night
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • view
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
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The White House

The White House - Bluebells in Bloom 2016

Herm

‘Walking is the thing’ on this ‘very green’, car-free island: alight from the ferry and let a tractor bring your luggage to this ‘truly lovely’ hotel (‘it’s all part of the enjoyment’).
From £72 per night
  • view
  • outdoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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La Sablonnerie

La Sablonnerie - Special offer

Sark

‘On our umpteenth-plus-one visit, we found it as wonderful as ever,’ a devotee writes this year.
From £115.50 per night
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • exceptional_value
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Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall - Special Offer £118 per night

Biggin-by-Hartington

‘Friendly’, ‘informal’ and ‘welcoming’, James Moffett’s ‘characterful’ hotel is well liked by walkers and dog owners, who come for the ‘reasonable prices’ and the ‘marvellous Derbyshire Dales setting’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
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Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

Fischer’s at Baslow Hall - Luxury Winter Break

Baslow

‘Outstanding’ cooking brings guests up the winding, chestnut tree-lined drive to Susan and Max Fischer’s Edwardian manor house.
From £200 per night
  • gourmet
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
10% discount voucher
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The Peacock at Rowsley

The Peacock at Rowsley - "Fireside" Special Offer

Rowsley

In well-kept gardens reaching to the River Derwent, where wild trout dart through the water, this stylish 17th-century manor house is run with ‘high standards’.
From £190 per night
  • historic
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • b&b
  • wifi
10% discount voucher
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Prince Hall

Prince Hall - Midweek Special Offer

Two Bridges

Chris Daly’s 18th-century mansion on Dartmoor makes for a ‘friendly, relaxing’ hotel, its ‘delightful’ staff and ‘laid-back’ attitude attracting many return guests.
  • view
  • activities
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
25% voucher
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Ees Wyke Country House

Ees Wyke Country House - 20% Discount Special Offer

Near Sawrey

Set against a backdrop of mature trees, this ‘lovely’ white-painted Georgian house was called Lakefield when Beatrix Potter first spent a summer here in 1896. She sketched fungi and painted the view we share today, of Esthwaite Water. For the past 14 years, Richard and Margaret Lee have been ‘hospitable’, ‘charming’ owners whose guest house has ‘much to admire’.
From £90.00 per night
  • historic
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Gilpin Hotel

Gilpin Hotel - Indulgence Afternoon

Windermere

‘Our favourite small hotel – simply the best run we’ve ever stayed at.’ The Cunliffe family’s ‘great’ country house hotel continues to please Guide readers.
From £255 per night
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • wine
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • wifi
Upgrade voucher
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Penbontbren

Penbontbren - Three nights for £299 including breakfast

Glynarthen

A night in a threshing barn may not sound like the last word in luxury, but ‘there’s nothing to find fault with’ at this B&B conversion of a 19th-century livestock farm, where hens wander and chuckle in the ‘beautiful’ grounds.
From £99 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
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Romney Bay House

Romney Bay House - Three Night Special Offer

New Romney

Approached by a private, unadopted road, Clinton and Lisa Lovell’s 1920s mansion has a ‘stunning, unique location’ between Littlestone’s shingle beach and miles of wild marshland scattered with ancient churches.
From £95.00 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Castleman

Castleman - Midweek Special Offer

Chettle

Something of the French country house permeates this former dower house turned restaurant-with-rooms: perhaps the ‘gorgeous, unspoilt’ setting, or the ‘thoughtful, laid-back’ staff, or the ‘real personality’ of owners Barbara Garnsworthy and brother Brendan.
From £100 per night
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Step into Spring

Aberdyfi

‘A hotel with heart and soul’, this long-time favourite overlooking Cardigan Bay has been ‘well run’ by the Cave family and ‘unfailingly cheerful’ staff for more than a century.
From £65 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wifi
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The Old Coastguard

The Old Coastguard - Winter Escape Special Offers

Mousehole

In an old fishing village, a ‘friendly’ welcome and the ‘young, very buzzy atmosphere’ attract visitors to this personable Victorian hotel overlooking the sea.
From £135 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
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Hotel TerraVina

Hotel TerraVina - Sunday to Thursday “Frosty February” Offer

Netley Marsh

When a world-class sommelier and a former hotel inspector open their own restaurant-with-rooms, expectations are high. ‘Consistently excellent’, Gérard and Nina Basset’s Victorian villa in the New Forest does not disappoint.
From £165 per night
  • outdoor_pool
  • wine
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled
  • wifi
10% discount voucher

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Selected hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.

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