The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

Bath, Somerset

Behind the golden-stone facade of two mansions, at the centre of Bath’s magnificent Georgian crescent, lies a luxurious hotel with an oasis garden. More

Good Hotel Guide Review

Behind the golden-stone facade of two mansions, at the centre of Bath’s magnificent Georgian crescent, lies a luxurious hotel with an oasis garden (now home to three rescued hedgehogs), spa and 12-metre pool. ‘What a pleasant hotel this is,’ writes one reader, who was particularly impressed by the ‘staff who engage, not in a subservient way’. Uniquely styled bedrooms range from the ‘deluxe’, with a queen-size bed and contemporary styling, through ‘heritage’, overlooking the garden or the Royal Crescent lawn, to ‘master’ rooms in the main mansion or coach houses, each with a separate living area. There are also family master rooms, such as Jane Austen, with a conservatory. An all-day menu is served in the Montagu bar (perhaps a croque-monsieur or fish and chips), while in the Dower House restaurant head chef David Campbell’s menus include such dishes as Orkney scallops with grenobloise, celeriac cream, langoustine broth, and Exmoor caviar. Breakfast brings Agen prunes in Earl Grey tea, Viennoiserie, smoked Scottish salmon and more, including vegetarian options. There is valet parking, a car charging point, and you can order a picnic before setting off to explore this beautiful city. The Royal Crescent is a member of Pride of Britain hotels.

Hotel details

Address

16 Royal Crescent
Bath
Somerset
BA1 2LS
England

Telephone

01225 823333

Bedrooms

45. 10 in Dower House, 
14 in annexes, 8 on ground floor.

Open

all year.

Facilities

lift, bar, lounge, library, restaurant, function facilities, in-room TV (Sky, Freeview), civil wedding licence, 1-acre garden, spa (12-metre pool), public rooms wheelchair accessible.

Background music

in library and restaurant.

Children

all ages welcomed, not under 13 in spa.

Dogs

allowed in some bedrooms, public rooms, not in restaurant or bar.

Credit cards

Amex, MC, Visa.

Prices

per room B&B double £330–£1,080. À la carte £72, tasting menu £82. Min. 2-night stay Sat.

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Special offers

10% discount voucher

This hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 10% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. To take advantage of this offer, you must present the voucher at the time of booking.

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