Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

“Timeless elegance in the heart of Bath” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

BATH, SOMERSET

Official Rating
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Our Inspector's view

A delightful Georgian mansion set in seven acres of pretty landscaped grounds, just a short walk from the many and varied delights of the city centre. A timeless elegance pervades the gracious public areas and the bedrooms. Facilities include a popular leisure club, The Vellore Restaurant, and a number of meeting rooms. Ample parking is provided on site.

Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel
Sydney Road, BATH, SOMERSET, BA2 6JF

Features

Rooms
  • En-suite rooms: 131
  • Family rooms:
Prices and payment
  • Double room, minimum price: £150
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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