Editor’s choice: 2016 Boutique Hotels

looking for the ultimate boutique hotel? then we can help you – as we have reviewed the top uk hotels independently and chosen the best. the pig in the wall, southampton, offers interesting bedrooms in three sizes – snug, comfy and spacious – and has its own deli. jesmond dene house, newcastle upon tyne, an arts and crafts mansion at the head of a forested valley close to the city centre. or visit the quirky zetter in london’s clerkenwell with its brightly-coloured bedrooms and buzzing bar.

Editor’s choice: 2016 Boutique Hotels

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The Queensberry

The Queensberry

Bath

Close to the Assembly Rooms and other Bath glories, in ‘an unsurpassed situation’ yet ‘so quiet’, Laurence and Helen Beere’s hotel is smart and getting smarter, with bedrooms and bathrooms receiving a designer make-over
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
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The Levin

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London

Location, location, location: the small but perfectly formed Levin is just a credit card toss from Harrods, close to the designer stores and cultural hubs of Knightsbridge and a stroll from the green lungs of Hyde Park.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • wifi
  • wine
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
3
Hart’s Hotel

Hart’s Hotel

Nottingham

Returning guests in 2018 ‘enjoyed a relaxing time in warmth and comfort’ at Tim Hart’s purpose-built hotel, on the former ramparts of Nottingham’s medieval castle.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
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Jesmond Dene House

Jesmond Dene House

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Above the dene (ravine with a stream), surrounded by ‘attractive woodland’, sits Peter Candler’s ‘impressive’ 19th-century hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
5
The Grazing Goat

The Grazing Goat

London

In one of those atmospheric London entities – a street that feels like a village in the heart of the capital – this hip pub-with-rooms assumes the role of community hub, yet has ‘a great location’, within minutes of frenetic Oxford Street.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
  • wi-fi
6
Old Bank Hotel

Old Bank Hotel

Oxford

A former draper’s and mercer’s–turned–bank, opposite the Bodleian Library, is these days a smart bar, restaurant and hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
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The Zetter

The Zetter

London

Handy for the Square Mile and the West End, this hip hotel conversion of a Victorian warehouse, in its 15th year, is on its best form yet.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
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The Zetter Townhouse, Clerkenwell

The Zetter Townhouse, Clerkenwell

London

A theatrical verve and ‘exceptionally nice staff’ at this Clerkenwell Georgian town house have visitors ‘raving about it’.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
25% voucher

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