Editor’s Choice Hotels on a Budget (formerly Budget, Value)

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It isn’t entirely true that you get what you pay for. From a city centre stay to cheap countryside 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 Editor’s Choice selections for best value for money hotels.

2023 Editor's Choice Hotels on a Budget

Editor’s Choice Hotels on a Budget (formerly Budget, Value)

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Cuckoo Brow Inn

Cuckoo Brow Inn - Three Night 15% Discount Special Offer

Ambleside

This jolly country inn, between Lake Windermere and Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top home, welcomes walkers, dogs and children with smiles, robust food and toasty log-burners.
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • historic
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • walking
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
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Helen Browning’s 
Royal Oak

Helen Browning’s 
Royal Oak - Up to 25% Discount Special Offer

Swindon

There is ‘a sense of connection to the land’ at this pub-with-rooms on an organic farm 'in a lovely and really rural village' on the Marlborough Downs.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • ecofriendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
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Lake Isle

Lake Isle

Uppingham

Tucked away in the oldest part of Uppingham, this 18th-century whitewashed former shop is a welcoming restaurant-with-rooms with large dining-room windows overlooking the High Street.
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • restaurantwithrooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • boutique
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
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Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

It is a rare treat to stay in a fine Georgian town house that is still very much a family home, with personal photographs and heirlooms complementing the handsome original features.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
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The Roseleigh

The Roseleigh

Buxton

Readers on their annual visit to the Buxton Festival assure us that all is as good as ever at Maggi and Gerard Heelan’s Victorian B&B.
  • bandb
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • wifi
  • walking
  • guest_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • cycling
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The Pear Tree Inn

The Pear Tree Inn

Melksham

A beguilingly pretty 17th-century Bath stone inn with stone-mullioned windows and cascading wisteria, this gastropub-with-rooms with atmospheric beamed dining room is set in lovely gardens.
  • outdoor_dining
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • great_breakfast
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • foodie
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • guest_house
  • good_value
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The Blue Bell

The Blue Bell

Harrogate

This is a village inn you would like to keep a secret: real ales at the bar, high-quality food and a modern country style that still keeps the pub’s character.
  • pub_with_rooms
  • child_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • foodie
  • good_value
  • parking
  • wifi
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Baron At Bucknell

The Baron At Bucknell

Knighton

Debra and Phil Wright’s village pub-with-rooms on the Welsh borders ‘puts to shame places that charge twice as much’, writes a regular Guide reader.
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • garden
  • good_value
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • wifi
  • disabled_facilities
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The Old Store

The Old Store

Chichester

There is a warm welcome in store for guests at this B&B and former 18th-century bakery in a South Downs hamlet on the edge of the Goodwood Estate.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • guest_house
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
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The Bay Hotel

The Bay Hotel

Helston

In ‘an excellent position facing the sea and small harbour' this updated Edwardian hotel is ‘bright, smart and spotless throughout’, while ‘its relatively small size gives it an intimacy and friendliness’.
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities

2022 Editor's Choice Budget Hotels

Editor’s Choice Hotels on a Budget (formerly Budget, Value)

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Aynsome Manor

Aynsome Manor

Grange-over-Sands

With B&B doubles from £99, this 400-year- old manor house offers superb value close to the attractions of the Lake District. A tranquil base with traditional comforts, it has simple country-style bedrooms and excellent cuisine.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • parking
  • country_house
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • historic
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Brockencote Hall

Brockencote Hall

Chaddesley Corbett

Looking for all the world like a Loire château overlooking a lake, Brockencote has smart contemporary rooms, a well-regarded restaurant and grounds you can roam with four-legged friends. B&B doubles from £120.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • romantic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • dog_friendly
  • good_value
  • honeymoon
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Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall

Buxton

You get the Peak District without peak prices at this 17th-century country house, with beams, wood panelling and a vast fireplace in the comfy lounge. Some bedrooms have a four-poster or half-tester. B&B doubles from £110.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • historic
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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Castleman

Castleman

Blandford Forum

There’s plenty of charm in Niki and Jez Barfoot’s 18th-century former dower house, with a Jacobean fireplace and ornate carved woodwork in one of the drawing rooms. Bedrooms are country style, with B&B doubles from £120.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • historic
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • boutique
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The Pierhouse

The Pierhouse

Port Appin

Gordon Campbell Gray’s tranquil lochside hotel comes with spectacular sea views and delicious seafood. If you don’t mind only seeing the views from the public rooms, comfortable cliff-facing doubles cost from £125, B&B.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • honeymoon
  • ecofriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • mooring_available
  • foodie
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Brooks Guesthouse

Brooks Guesthouse

Bristol

In the heart of the city, this uber-cool guesthouse not only has a rooftop garden, but also has Airstream-style caravans parked in it. Otherwise, rooms are smart but simple, with B&B doubles from £69, and caravans from £94.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • babyfriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • great_breakfast
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The Gunton Arms

The Gunton Arms

Thorpe Market

It’s got all the trappings of a posh country hotel, with a 1,000-acre estate and oodles of original artwork, but this is very much a proper pub, with blazing fires, flagstone floors, and rooms from a very reasonable £95, with breakfast.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • foodie
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
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The Lord Poulett Arms

The Lord Poulett Arms

Hinton St George

It’s both chic and cheap at this thatched 17th-century inn, with plenty of exposed brick, beams and mix-and-match furniture in the bar and dining area and the uncluttered bedrooms upstairs. B&B doubles from £95.
From £65 per night
  • value
  • garden
  • child_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wifi
  • good_value
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • outdoor_dining
  • boutique

2021 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Hotels on a Budget (formerly Budget, Value)

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Cnapan

Cnapan

Newport

The Coopers settle you into their B&B with tea and Welsh cakes, before showing you to a bright and immaculate bedroom. Munch on kippers or Glamorgan sausages at breakfast, and read in the sunny garden.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • seaside
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
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Ees Wyke Country House

Ees Wyke Country House

Ambleside

Beatrix Potter holidayed here, and no wonder. This country hotel overlooks Esthwaite Water, and most rooms enjoy views across the lake to the fells of the Old Man of Coniston, the Langdale Pikes and Grizedale Forest.
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • parking
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Yalbury Cottage

Yalbury Cottage

Dorchester

Deep in Thomas Hardy country, this charming former shepherd’s cottage has cosy bedrooms with bucolic views, a garden with comfortable seating, and an excellent restaurant working wonders with West Country produce.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • good_value
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • bird_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
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Britannia House

Britannia House

Lymington

Tobias Feilke is your genial host at this double-fronted Victorian house overlooking a marina. Rooms are lavishly decorated with swags, drapes and plump sofas, and Tobias cooks up a mean breakfast in the morning.
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • great_breakfast
  • seaside
  • good_value
  • bird_watching
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • adultsonly
  • guest_house
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The Beckford Arms

The Beckford Arms

Tisbury

There’s plenty to like about this Wiltshire pub-with-rooms: down-to-earth food (Ploughman’s, Beckford beef burger), local ales, and sophisticated rooms with oak floors and fine Welsh blankets.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • outdoor_dining
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Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

Glasgow

The perfect city-centre bolt-hole – it’s right next to the station – with bright, design- conscious bedrooms. Big breakfasts include a full Scottish. There is a bar and the option of a simple meal in the evening.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • good_value
  • dog_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • rooms_with_a_view
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Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

Walter and Nuala Sweeney will welcome you like trusted regulars to their atmospheric Georgian house, with its shuttered sash windows, fine antique furniture, family heirlooms, books, paintings and walled garden.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly

2020 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Hotels on a Budget (formerly Budget, Value)

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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

It’s the little things that mean so much at Sally and Chris Searle’s B&B – free laundry, a morning paper, fresh flowers and produce from the beautiful organic garden, eggs from the hens, a lift into Boscastle for dinner. Doubles from £75, single £60.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • good_value
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • ecofriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
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The Rock Inn

The Rock Inn

Newton Abbot

With double rooms from as little as £110, a small charge for an extra bed for a child, a three-course dinner for £24.95, and Dartmoor on the doorstep, the Graves family’s friendly inn offers bargain breaks at any time of year.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
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The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

Newtown

Double rooms at Helen and Tim Withers’s eco-friendly Victorian vicarage in the Cambrian mountains start at £95 (£70 for a single guest). A family can stay for
£150, and an imaginative mezze platter is just £12. The warm hospitality is free.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • ecofriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • parking
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Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

Georgian elegance, a walled garden, rooms filled with antiques, generous extras (fresh milk, biscuits, chocolate), and an award- winning breakfast are all yours at Nuala and Walter Sweeney’s lovely home for a modest £90–£100 (single £60).
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
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No. 33

No. 33

Hunstanton

B&B starts at £95 a room (add £10 for an infant’s bed, deduct £10 if staying solo) at Jeanne Whittome’s stylish seaside B&B. A cream tea is served on arrival, and guests are presented with a discount voucher to spend at the owner’s deli.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • disabled
  • boutique
  • golf
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • great_breakfast
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The Roseleigh

The Roseleigh

Buxton

In a lovely situation overlooking the Pavilion Gardens lake, Gerard and Maggi Heelan’s Victorian B&B is a veritable snip. Traditionally furnished rooms cost
£35–£56 per person. The opera house is nearby. Readers sing the praises.
  • bandb
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • wifi
  • walking
  • guest_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • cycling
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Jura Hotel

Jura Hotel

Isle of Jura

You could pitch your tent in the field in front of the McCallum family’s hotel overlooking the Sound of Jura and pay as little as £5, but for £100 more you can have a snug double room, a comfy bed and your own bathroom. A bar meal won’t break the bank.
  • walking
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • child_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • weddings
  • babyfriendly
  • seaside
  • mooring_available
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • disabled_facilities
  • fishing
  • cycling
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Thistleyhaugh Farm

Thistleyhaugh Farm

Morpeth

If you could put a price on the warmth of welcome from Enid Nelless at this family- run Georgian farmhouse B&B, it would certainly be far higher than the £110 they charge for a double room (single £70).
Great breakfasts, home-made shortbread and hugs.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • activities
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching

2019 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Hotels on a Budget (formerly Budget, Value)

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Special offer
The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

Double rooms start from £95 at Louise Dinnes’s Victorian pub-with-rooms in an Eden Valley conservation village. It’s ideal for fell walkers and ramblers, with a comfy lounge and superior pub food; fish and chips for £12.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
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Aynsome Manor

Aynsome Manor

Grange-over-Sands

Hosts Chris and Andrea Varley’s take great care of guests at their Lake District manor house. Comfortable rooms start at under £100, and at night the daily changing menu of locally sourced fare costs from £23.95.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • parking
  • country_house
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • historic
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The Ceilidh Place

The Ceilidh Place

Ullapool

A night in the bunkhouse, fish and chips in the café and a glass of Chilean Sauvignon will set you back £42.15 at Jean Urquhart’s fun music venue and bookshop-with-rooms. A good bedroom won’t break the bank either.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • value
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Dolffanog Fawr

Dolffanog Fawr

Tywyn

There are views of lake and mountain from Alex Yorke and Lorraine Hinkins’s Snowdonia B&B. Rooms (from £90 single, £110 double) are supplied with smart toiletries. Breakfast, and a four-course dinner four nights a week, win plaudits.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • good_value
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • cycling
  • country_house
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
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No. 33

No. 33

Hunstanton

Guests arriving at Jeanne Whittome’s stylish B&B are offered afternoon tea and a discount voucher for sister business Thornham Deli, which supplies breakfast bagels, smoked salmon and cream cheese. Doubles priced from £95, £85 for single occupancy.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • disabled
  • boutique
  • golf
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • great_breakfast
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Killiane Castle 
Country House and Farm

Killiane Castle 
Country House and Farm

Drinagh

A 17th-century farmhouse grafted on to a 15th-century castle, in lovely grounds, is run by the Mernagh family as a wonderful guest house. Newcomers are welcomed with home-baked biscuits. Doubles start at just €120; breakfasts are a treat.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • babyfriendly
  • garden
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • historic
  • walking
  • great_breakfast
  • parking
  • guest_house
  • good_value
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • romantic
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • golf
  • rooms_with_a_view
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Thistleyhaugh Farm

Thistleyhaugh Farm

Morpeth

An ideal base for exploring the Northumberland coast, the Nelless family’s Georgian farmhouse B&B sits amid their organic livestock farm. Doubles cost £100, singles from £70, including a hearty breakfast (Craster kippers, local sausages, free-range eggs).
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • activities
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching

2018 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Hotels on a Budget (formerly Budget, Value)

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Special offer
The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

Holding court in the centre of Ravenstonedale, ‘twixt the Lakes and the Dales, The Black Swan has the hallmarks of a much-loved village inn: home-cooked food, cheery atmosphere and comforting bedrooms.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
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Lake Isle

Lake Isle

Uppingham

Tucked away in the oldest part of Uppingham, this 18th-century whitewashed former shop is a welcoming restaurant-with-rooms with large dining-room windows overlooking the High Street.
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • restaurantwithrooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • boutique
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
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Cnapan

Cnapan

Newport

With a home-from-home ambience, this Georgian B&B on Newport’s main street is an ideal base from which to explore the Pembrokeshire Coast national park.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • seaside
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
4
The Ceilidh Place

The Ceilidh Place

Ullapool

Scottish culture and celebration are at the heart of the Urquhart family’s hotel, café, bar and restaurant near the ferry terminal in a fishing town and former herring port on Loch Broom.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • value
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • wheelchair_accessible
10
Thistleyhaugh Farm

Thistleyhaugh Farm

Morpeth

This 'excellent, traditional farmhouse B&B', with huge bedrooms, generous hospitality and breakfasts to fuel the day, is now in the capable hands of the family’s second generation of hosts.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • activities
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching

2017 Editors Choice Value

Editor’s Choice Hotels on a Budget (formerly Budget, Value)

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Cnapan

Cnapan

Newport

With a home-from-home ambience, this Georgian B&B on Newport’s main street is an ideal base from which to explore the Pembrokeshire Coast national park.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • seaside
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
2
The Carpenters Arms

The Carpenters Arms

Pensford

Rambling roses and brimming hanging baskets adorn ‘the Carps’, a friendly local pub-with-rooms in a hamlet 25 minutes from Bath.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • garden
  • veganfriendly
3
The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

‘In some of the most beautiful inland scenery in Cornwall,’ Chris and Sally Searle’s B&B is ‘a time capsule of Victorian virtues, rich in associations with Thomas Hardy’.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • good_value
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • ecofriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
5
Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

Glasgow

It feels a bit like finding platform 9¾ but trust us: buzz an intercom to enter a grand, buff-stone railway office block by Glasgow Central, ride the lift to the penthouse and step into a cool city hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • good_value
  • dog_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • rooms_with_a_view
6
Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

It is a rare treat to stay in a fine Georgian town house that is still very much a family home, with personal photographs and heirlooms complementing the handsome original features.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
7
The Manor Coach House

The Manor Coach House

Worcester

In a ‘peaceful’ rural hamlet near Worcester, Chrissie Mitchell greets guests at her well-cared-for B&B with tea and cake and a warm welcome.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • babyfriendly
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly

2016 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Hotels on a Budget (formerly Budget, Value)

1
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The Black Swan

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Kirkby Stephen

Holding court in the centre of Ravenstonedale, ‘twixt the Lakes and the Dales, The Black Swan has the hallmarks of a much-loved village inn: home-cooked food, cheery atmosphere and comforting bedrooms.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
3
Castleman

Castleman

Blandford Forum

The Castleman is ceasing as a hotel and restaurant, and will be operating solely as a whole house self-catering property from October 14th 2022.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • historic
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • boutique
4
Ael y Bryn

Ael y Bryn

Crymych

‘Creative and immaculate’ gardens surround this luxury, adults-only B&B in tranquil countryside outside the village of ‘Egg-lis-oo-roo’, with views to the Preseli hills and Carningli mountain.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • adultsonly
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
5
The Old Store

The Old Store

Chichester

There is a warm welcome in store for guests at this B&B and former 18th-century bakery in a South Downs hamlet on the edge of the Goodwood Estate.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • guest_house
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
8
Thistleyhaugh Farm

Thistleyhaugh Farm

Morpeth

This 'excellent, traditional farmhouse B&B', with huge bedrooms, generous hospitality and breakfasts to fuel the day, is now in the capable hands of the family’s second generation of hosts.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • activities
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
Last updated: January 28, 2023