The Bath Priory Hotel  5 stars

Weston Road, Bath, United Kingdom, BA1 2XT  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

This splendid hotel is amazing with its delicious cuisine featuring produce from the beautiful on-site garden. The rooms are large and gorgeous, the staff is extremely friendly, and the grounds received high praise. There are great indoor and outdoor pools.

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Overview

Bath Priory Hotel is situated in the heart of Bath near Roman Baths Museum, Chapel Arts Centre and Bath Abbey. Built in 1835 and remodeled in 2010, the welcoming hotel is a unique combination of Mediterranean architecture and modern facilities.

The property is 1000 meters away from Beckford's Tower & Museum, Royal Victoria Park and Royal Crescent. Just 20 minutes from the center of Bath.

Just 25 minutes from Bristol airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of classic rooms well-appointed with air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a living area, a laptop-size safe and satellite TV. Some rooms offer beautiful views of the city. They feature luxurious décor and period dark-wood furniture.

Eat

Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the bar. At the award-winning restaurant guests can enjoy European cuisine.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 25 per person per night. 

Services

Guests at Bath Priory Hotel can take advantage of free parking, a lift and a safe deposit box and such services as room service, dry cleaning and 24-hour reception.

Relax

Leisure facilities feature a library, an indoor heated pool and an outdoor swimming pool. The fitness center features fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   33.

Location

City Center Bath - 1.2 mi
Airports Bristol (BRS) - 14.5 mi, NAF (GXH) - 29.5 mi
Train Stations Bath Spa Train Station - 1.4 mi
Bus stop - 1.2 mi
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Facilities

General
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
Services
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
Leisure facilities
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Garden area
  • Library
Room view
  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities
  • Fan/Extractor
Bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
Media
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
Room decor
  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 60 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 325 sq. feet
View: Garden view
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    Bed type: King Size bed or 2 Single beds or Double Bed
    Size: 270 sq. feet
    View: Courtyard view

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        Bed type: King Size bed
        Size: 485 sq. feet
        View: Garden view
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          Family Room
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            Bed type: King Size bed
            Size: 485 sq. feet
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              Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds or 2 Single beds
              Size: 270 sq. feet
              View: Garden view

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                Master Suite
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                Bed type: King Size bed
                Size: 485 sq. feet
                View: Garden view
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                  Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed
                  Size: 325 sq. feet
                  View: Courtyard view
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                      The Bath Priory Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions
                      • Kelston Fine Arts
                        3300 ft
                      • Quest
                        3300 ft
                      • Anthony Hepworth
                        4000 ft
                      • Larkhall Fine Art
                        4000 ft
                      • Gallery Nine
                        4000 ft
                      • Anthony Hepworth Fine Art
                        4000 ft
                      • Rostra Gallery
                        4600 ft
                      • Rooksmoor Gallery
                        4600 ft
                      • Chapel Row Gallery
                        4600 ft
                      • The Roman Baths
                        5000 ft
                      Popular areas
                      • Baldwin street
                        4600 ft
                      Places of interest
                      Amusement
                      • Window Dressing
                        2700 ft
                      Museums
                      • 3700 ft
                      • Beckford's Tower & Museum
                        4000 ft
                      • Museum Of Bath At Work
                        4300 ft
                      • Fashion Museum
                        4600 ft
                      • BRLSI
                        4600 ft
                      • The Museum Of East Asian Art
                        4600 ft
                      • The William Herschel Museum
                        4600 ft
                      • Building Of Bath Museum
                        5000 ft
                      • Jane Austen Centre
                        5000 ft
                      Parks
                      Universities, Institutes

                      Local Attractions

                      • The Jane Austen Centre
                        5000 ft
                        40 Gay Street, Bath
                      • Roman Baths Museum
                        1.2 mi
                        Stall Street, Bath
                      • Queens Square
                        5000 ft
                        BathEngland
                      • Georgian Garden
                        5100 ft
                        Behind The Circus, Bath
                      • Royal Mineral Water Hospital
                        1.1 mi
                        Upper Borough Walls, Bath

                      Near the hotel

                      • Royal Victoria Park
                        3300 ft
                        BathEngland
                      • Royal Crescent
                        3800 ft
                        Bath BA1 1EEEngland
                      • No. 1 Royal Crescent
                        3700 ft
                        BA1 2LR, Bath
                      • Beckford's Tower
                        4200 ft
                        Lansdown Road, Bath
                      • The Circus
                        4500 ft
                        North of Queen Square, Bath
                      • Herschel Museum of Astronomy
                        4500 ft
                        19 New King St., Bath
                      • East Asian Art Museum
                        4600 ft
                        12 Bennett St., Bath

                      The Bath Priory Hotel Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Bath Priory Hotel

                      Average guest rating

                      9.0
                      out of 10
                      Exceptional
                      Based on 60 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Rooms
                      10.0
                      Service
                      9.0
                      Value
                      10.0

                      Individual guest reviews

                      • Group of friends

                        Hotel staff had it right. Attentive but not in you face and intrusive. Our room was large, we had a superior room, lovely bath room. Spa facilities were lovely too. Not crowded and quiet and relaxing! The hotel have thought of everything. From towels for spa to fluffy robes in your room. I especially liked the shoes provided for the the spa and outdoor areas. The surround of the indoor pool can be a little slippery, but the shoes stop that! The grounds are beautiful with nooks and crannies to hide yourself away with a good book before having a quick dip in the warm outside pool. Nice!

                        There is nothing about this hotel that I could say that I didnt like. The only thing that may no be to everyones taste is the fact that the hotel is situated 2 houses away from childrens creche. We went in the summer holidays and it was quite noisy. You cannot hear the noise coming from the creche in the hotel but it is intrusive if you are outside especially by the outside pool. That said dont let it stop you going it is a lovely hotel and a great place to relax.

                        • Average rating
                          8.2
                      • Older travelers

                        Well prepared. I am allergic to feathers, but they had prepared well in advance, and not only changed the bed clothes, but they had also checked out the furniture in the room and told me which chair contained feathers. Overall, just a nice feeling about the place.

                        A small refrigerator in the room would have been nice.

                        • Average rating
                          8.2
                      • Family with children

                        This was an amazing hotel. It actually felt like staying in a mansion. We went there to celebrate our first anniversary and also first fathers day. They put us in a room facing the gardens which are beautiful. They had a fathers day lunch as well that was fantastic.

                        • Average rating
                          9.6
                      • Older travelers

                        Fabulous top quality hotel, well worth a visit.

                        • Average rating
                          9.6
                      • Family with children

                        The staff could not have been more helpful. From making reservations for spa and dinner to assisting with questions regarding tipping, they exceeded all expectations. In addition, when I managed to leave our passports in the room safe, I was contacted about the situation. Many thanks to John Luke for all of his assistance. He was kind enough to send them by overnight mail to our next hotel. In addition, the facility was gorgeous, the gardens heavenly-overall a top notch resort in one of England's lovliest towns.

                        • Average rating
                          10.0
                      • Couple

                        Total luxury from start to finish. Staff very attentive without being intrusive. Hotel and gardens fabulous as was the food. Gym and spar were clean and well equipped. We have stayed at The Bath Priory some years ago and it was even better than I remember. The walk in to the town centre takes about 15 minutes through the park and is very pleasant. I would love to stay at the Bath Priory again.

                        Our room although beautiful and large was rather hot in the unexpected October sunshine but we were able to move to a room with air conditioning (the Carnation Suite) without any problem.

                        • Average rating
                          10.0
                      • Older travelers

                        Attention to detail is excellent. Staff are beautifully trained and very attentive. They "know who you are" after just an hour or two at the hotel. The garden is just a wonderful place to relax. What a find so close to a major city.

                        Lack of air conditioning was a minor problem due to the unexpected hot weather

                        • Average rating
                          9.2
                      • Family with children

                        It was a superb location, comfortable room, excellent food and most helpful staff. We enjoyed our stay immensely and will be putting the hotel on our list of hotels to go back to at some point.

                        • Average rating
                          10.0
                      • Group of friends

                        Beautiful rooms with impressive old paintings, lovely gardens and an excellent pool. Good parking. Friendly helpful staff.

                        Our deluxe room (with only a double bed) was inferior to our companion's classic room which had a sitting area, and a bathtub and was much bigger in general.

                        • Average rating
                          8.2
                      • Couple

                        Service was excellent including the amazing dinner.

                        Not a show stopper but in general the ambience is too formal, lots of older generation guests - a sense that you should whisper out of fear of being too loud. Music in the lounge areas would help to bring the spirits up a bit - could be classical music or piano background music, anything!

                        • Average rating
                          8.8
                      • Couple

                        My Boyfriend and I had one of the best meals we have ever eaten anywhere in the world and we have both travelled extensively and would describe ourselves as 'foodies'. So this is praise indeed for the Priory's restaurant. We had the 9 course taster menu by Michael Caines. The attention to detail and special touches made this birthday trip very memorable.

                        The glass recycling happens on a Friday morning (early) and is very noisy.

                        • Average rating
                          9.2
                      • Older travelers

                        We stayed in the Azalea room which was quite delightful. It was at the top of the older section of the hotel at the top of a quaint staircase with no landing. The sitting room was small but enough for the two of us and the bed was situated up a few more stairs in a loft type arrangement. The shower was the absolute best we had encountered in the uk and was separate to the bath - unusual in our experience. Beautiful Molton Brown products in the bathroom and books by English authors on the bookshelf above the bed. The terrace, gardens and pool were well cared for and a dream English countryside escape for two weary Aussie travellers. The staff was helpful and welcoming on arrival, the porter who helped get the suitcases up the stairs was amiable and the wait staff most attentive. I highly recommend this hotel.

                        We had dinner in the Priory restaurant. The food was nice, no doubt, small portions, but I would have liked it to have been explained a little better. For example, when I asked about the 10 pound supplement for the beef cheek and turbot dish I was told that it was because of a complicated technique that was used on the fish. I appreciate that, but what was the technique? (A little Master Chef knowledge is a dangerous thing). As there were only the two of us in the restaurant at the time it could have been further elaborated upon. However, to be fair, we were told it was a new menu so perhaps the staff were not quite familiar with it. My partner had the pork and said it was sensational.

                        • Average rating
                          9.2
                      • Older travelers

                        The attentitiveness of staff

                        Not applicable

                        • Average rating
                          10.0
                      • Couple

                        A beautiful hotel with lovely staff in an excellent location.

                        I ordered a chicken caesar salad off the bar menu, and it was only 3in in diameter and had only two lettuce leaves.

                        • Average rating
                          9.6
                      • Older travelers

                        The Bath Priory is a small luxury hotel - very similar to a country house, but within 20 mins walk of Bath town centre. There were comfortable lounges decorated with numerous paintings, fresh flowers, deep sofas with lots of newspapers and magazines to peruse. In fine weather you can sit on the terrace overlooking the beautiful back garden. The service hit exactly the right balance of formality and friendly - putting you at ease and helping you to relax. The food was fabulous - beautifully cooked and well presented. The spa is small but with so much to see and do in Bath I didn't spend much time there. It was lovely to have a swim and sauna at the end of a tiring day.

                        Our only issue was that our room was front facing and in the morning we could hear the cars driving by on the road nearby and the crunch of delivery vehicles on the gravel drive as they parked. A garden facing garden would solve that.

                        • Average rating
                          10.0
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