Ten best UK hotels for winter city breaks

While the days are short and the nights are chilly it’s a wonderful time to explore the UK’s best cities and head back to the comfort of beautiful hotels afterwards.  Here’s ten of the Good Hotel Guide’s best hotels for exploring UK cities in the winter…

Ten best UK hotels for winter city breaks

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The Rutland Hotel

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Edinburgh

The former home of medical pioneer Sir Joseph Lister is anything but clinical today: the modern hotel occupying this 19th-century building, steps from the top of Princes Street, is awash in rich fabrics, bold patterns and ornate mirrors.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • view
  • disabled
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Hannah’s

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Winchester

Sweet hospitality is par for the course at Hannah McIntyre’s B&B off the High Street: mid-afternoons, the hostess supplies a spread of freshly baked treats for guests to help themselves to.
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • b&b
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Edgar House

Edgar House

Chester

Listen to the ‘wonderful sound of water rushing over the weir’ at Tim Mills and Michael Stephen’s ‘beautifully refurbished’ Georgian villa on ancient city walls along the River Dee.
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
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Paradise House

Paradise House

Bath

‘A good address’, David and Annie Lanz’s B&B stands in large gardens, a 10-minute walk, across the River Avon, from the city.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • b&b
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Hope Street Hotel

Hope Street Hotel

Liverpool

‘Well located for exploring the city’, this contemporary hotel opposite the Philharmonic Hall basks in the buzz of the vibrant cultural quarter.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • spa
  • disabled
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The Arch London

The Arch London

London

There’s an intimate feel at the Bejerano family’s sprawling, characterful hotel, which occupies seven Georgian town houses and two mews homes close to Hyde Park.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
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15Glasgow

15Glasgow

Glasgow

‘Well located’ in a leafy neighbourhood a short walk from the West End, Lorraine Gibson’s modern town house B&B is a tranquil base for the city.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • b&b
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Cathedral 73

Cathedral 73

Cardiff

Across the park and the River Taff from Cardiff Castle, the service guests receive at this stylishly refurbished Victorian town house hotel is positively royal: a butler, personal chef and chauffeur-driven vintage Rolls-Royce are at the ready.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled

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