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

Medical pioneer Sir Joseph Lister once lived in this 19th-century building steps from the top of Princes Street, but there’s nothing clinical about the voguish hotel that occupies it today.
From £120.00 per night
  • romantic
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Hannah’s

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Winchester

Time your arrival to tea: mid-afternoons at this B&B off the high street, Hannah McIntyre lays out a spread of freshly baked treats for guests to help themselves to.
From £185.00 per night
  • romantic
  • b&b
  • wifi
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Edgar House

Edgar House

Chester

Tim Mills and Michael Stephen’s ‘highly enjoyable’ small hotel is ‘refreshingly different’, say Guide inspectors in 2016 – and not just for the honesty bar secreted in an old telephone kiosk.
From £199.00 per night
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
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Hope Street Hotel

Hope Street Hotel

Liverpool

Opposite the Philharmonic Hall, in the vibrant cultural quarter, this handsome modern hotel is ‘a real find’. ‘It’s a fine example of change for the better, in a city that’s being revived so well,’ say Guide readers in 2016.
From £113 per night
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
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The Arch London

The Arch London

London

The ‘unfailingly helpful’ staff and ‘well-thought-through details’ stand out at the Bejerano family’s colourful modern hotel near Marble Arch.
From £330 per night
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Paradise House

Paradise House

Bath

David and Annie Lanz’s B&B stands in award-winning gardens on a peaceful street. ‘It’s fair value, at a good address,’ say Guide readers in 2016, who praised the ‘world-class’ breakfasts and ‘charming, willing, though inexperienced’ staff.
From £130 per night
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • b&b
  • wifi
  • parking
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15Glasgow

15Glasgow

Glasgow

Lorraine Gibson’s ‘well-located’ town house B&B is equidistant between the city centre and the fashionable West End.
From £130 per night
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • b&b
  • wifi
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Cathedral 73

Cathedral 73

Cardiff

Old-school cosseting gets a chic, unstuffy setting at Nigel John’s stylishly converted Victorian town house a short walk to the castle.
From £99.00 per night
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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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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