The best UK hotels for a summer city break

Summer at the beach is wonderful, but the sunshine really makes the UK’s cities shine, so here’s 10 of the best hotels for summer city breaks in the UK…

The best UK hotels for a summer city break

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The Capital

The Capital - Weekend special offer

London

‘Old-fashioned hospitality and exceptional cuisine’ come together at this ‘intimate’ luxury hotel.
  • gourmet
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
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Nonsuch House

Nonsuch House

Dartmouth

‘Caring, friendly’ hosts Penny and Kit Noble run their homely guest house in a former sea captain’s home, in a ‘stunning location’ overlooking the Dart estuary.
From £67.50 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • garden
  • wifi
10% discount voucher
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Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

Glasgow

Hop along to this modern, budget-friendly spot – ‘just like a very upmarket hostel’ – popular with the young and young-at-heart.
From £85 per night
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
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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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Sunbank House

Sunbank House

Perth

Vibrant Perth nightlife and lively café culture along the River Tay are all within walking distance of Remigio and Georgina Zane’s unpretentious, traditionally furnished Victorian house on the outskirts of town.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • guest_house
  • parking
Upgrade voucher
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The Bloomsbury

The Bloomsbury

York

Tea and home-baked cake await at this ‘friendly’, ‘beautifully decorated’ B&B, in a Victorian house within walking distance of historic York Minster and the city centre.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • b&b
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Jolyon’s at No. 10

Jolyon’s at No. 10

Cardiff

Backing onto Bute Park, Jolyon Joseph’s relaxed hotel occupies a Victorian villa in the leafy Pontcanna area; the city centre is a ten-minute walk away, past the cathedral.
From £79 per night
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
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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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