When it comes to finding the perfect place to stay for a romantic break, there are plenty of options in Bath and beyond. Whether you fancy a city break or a country escape, here are some of our picks for a romantic stay…

City Centre Lovenests

The Bird

Book a stay at quirky boutique hotel The Bird, just a stone's throw from many of the city's top attractions, and make sure to request a room with a view of Bath Abbey and the city skyline. Enjoy a meal in the heated dining domes at their restaurant, or take a scenic stroll in the nearby Sydney Gardens.

PLATE restaurant at The Bird
Image: The Bird

The Queensberry Hotel

Home to the city's only Michelin-starred restaurant, The Queensberry Hotel is the perfect spot for a foodie getaway with your loved one. Stay in one of their beautifully decorated rooms and book in for a tasting menu at Olive Tree Restaurant.

The Queensberry Hotel
Image: The Queensberry Hotel

The Bath Priory Hotel

Get the feeling of a country mansion in the city at one of Bath's most luxurious spa hotels. Not only is The Bath Priory stunning both inside and out, it also has an award-winning restaurant on site, as well as outdoor and indoor pools in the Garden Spa by L'Occitane (the use of which is included in your stay).

The Bath Priory
Image: The Bath Priory Hotel

No.15 by Guesthouse

Contemporary design meets heritage in this Grade-I Listed townhouse on the iconic Great Pulteney Street. Enjoy a home-from-home feel in the boutique rooms at No.15 by Guesthouse, pay a visit to the on-site spa and restaurant, or make the most of the hotel's fabulous location with a day out at Bath's top museums.

No.15 by Guesthouse
Image: No.15 by Guesthouse

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

Book a stay at Bath's best-known five-star hotel for a romantic break to remember. Choose from an elegant room or grand suite at The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, enjoy a stroll through their gardens and take a dip in the pool. All this with the some of the city's most iconic sites on your doorstep, namely the Royal Crescent itself!

Beau Nash Bedroom at The Royal Crescent Hotel
Image: Beau Nash Bedroom at The Royal Crescent Hotel

Harington’s Hotel 

If you are keen to stay right at the centre of the action, book into Harington’s Hotel, a contemporary boutique hotel tucked away in a quiet cobbled street in the heart of Bath’s city centre. Treat your loved one to a special night away in one of their unique rooms – with a half-bottle of Champagne to share, a box of chocolates, and a full gourmet breakfast the following morning, plus a bouquet of fresh flowers if you wish, you'll be in for memorable getaway. The hotel’s secluded courtyard is also available to hire, where you can enjoy a bottle of Champagne and a soak in the hot tub. 

Harington's Hotel Bath
Image: Hot tub at Harington's Hotel

MacDonald Bath Spa Hotel 

If you like the idea of staying in a magnificent Georgian mansion, book into the Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel. After strolling hand-in-hand through the landscaped gardens, relax together in the sensuous spa facilities, before enjoying a fine dining experience at the award-winning restaurant. For a true touch of luxury, you can even hire one of the private Imperial Suites that come with your very own butler. 

MacDonald Bath Spa Hotel
Image: MacDonald Bath Spa Hotel

Eight in Bath

Bed down together at this peaceful boutique bolthole nestled in the heart of Bath's bustling city centre. With some of the city's most popular attractions such as The Roman Baths and Thermae Bath Spa all minutes away, there's no need to feel guilty about enjoying lazy mornings in savouring one of the hotel's acclaimed breakfasts, bathing in your private ensuite, or lounging in bed. 

Image: Eight in Bath 

Stay in Bath

Take your pick from a range of independent city centre guesthouses and hotels across Bath and the surrounding countryside, with options to suit all budgets and tastes.

The Milsom

This boutique hotel is situated at the top of Milsom Street, right in the heart of the city. The nine charming rooms come equipped with a Nespresso machine, air conditioning, hair dryers and beautiful ensuites.

Bedroom at The Milsom
Image: The Milsom

Romantic Rural Retreats

Exterior of Bailbrook House Hotel
Image: Bailbrook House Hotel

Bailbrook House Hotel

Enjoy a romantic getaway to Bailbrook House Hotel, complete with Champagne, a three-course dinner, and breakfast in bed. Set within 20 acres of private grounds with stunning views towards central Bath, Bailbrook is the perfect place to get away from it all and relax with your loved one. 

The PIG near Bath
Image: THE PIG near Bath

THE PIG near Bath

Whisk away the foodie in your life to this relaxed country house hotel, which has its own kitchen garden restaurant, boasting a 25-mile menu. Every room is eclectically decorated, with plenty of communal spaces to chill out in, from cosy lounges with open fires, to their picturesque gardens and terraces.

Bishopstrow Hotel
Image: Bishopstrow Hotel

Bishopstrow Hotel

With 30 acres of grounds to explore, including access to the River Wylye, this stylish spa hotel is a great choice for a pampering break in the countryside. The onsite spa includes indoor or outdoor heated pools, tennis courts and life fitness suite. 

Aerial view of  Lucknam Park
Image: Lucknam Park Hotel

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa 

For a luxurious countryside stay, head to Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa. Set within 500 acres of unspoilt parkland, Lucknam Park is home to the Michelin-Starred Restaurant Hywel Jones, a luxurious spa, and an equestrian centre, perfect for a romantic stay.

Swimming pool at Homewood
Image: The spa at Homewood


Escape to the country with a stay at Homewood. Set within ten acres of gardens and grounds, guests can expect an inviting mix of roaring log fires, beautiful antiques and original thirteenth-century features combined with twenty-first-century comforts. There is an elegant spa with a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room and heated outside swimming pool, and you can book one of their Hot Tub Suites for an extra luxurious stay. 

The Newt in Somerset
Image: The Newt in Somerset

The Newt in Somerset

Set in a 17th Century country house and surrounded by gardens, orchards, lakes and woodland, The Newt is the ultimate spot to relax as a couple. Featured in the Top 50 Hotels in the World and Best Independent Boutique Hotel in the World, the hotel features an indoor-outdoor pool, spa facilities, a bar, restaurant and a library. Treat your loved one to their Great Garden Escape, which includes a first class trip from London to Somerset for a weekend of pampering.

Campwell Woods
Image: Campwell Woods

Campwell Woods

How about some glamping in the forest to recharge with your loved one? Choose from a comfortable yurt with its own sun deck and pizza oven, or a cosy shepherd's hut where you can warm up around the fire pit after a wander around the woods.

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Bailbrook House Hotel
The exterior of Bailbrook House Hotel

Once a private residence in the early 1790s, Bailbrook House Hotel is one of only two Grade II listed country house hotels in Bath.

The Bird, Bath
Aerial view of hotel and city of Bath

Discover rooms featuring a daring fusion of colour and comfort, dine at snazzy neighbourhood restaurant Plate, and hang out in an outdoor terrace, lodge or dashing Dining Domes, just a few minutes’ mosey from the buzzing epicentre of Bath.

The Queensberry Hotel
The Queensberry Hotel

A beautifully-designed haven, home to Michelin-starred restaurant, Olive Tree.

The Bath Priory Hotel
The Bath Priory Hotel

Country house hotel in the city, with spectacular gardens and an award-winning restaurant.

No.15 by GuestHouse, Bath
No.15 Guesthouse Bedroom

The first hotel for the independent hospitality group GuestHouse Hotels, No.15 Bath is a wonder-filled, happy hotel.

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa
Lucknam Park exterior

Lucknam Park is a magnificent listed Palladian mansion set in 500 acres of extensive parkland.

Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel
The Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel

Nestled amongst 7 acres of stunning private gardens with fountains, ponds and a grotto

The Great Garden Escape at The Newt in Somerset
The Newt in Somerset Garden from above

The Great Garden Escape will be whisking guests on a First Class adventure from London Paddington to the heart of the West Country to experience all things Somerset.

Exterior of the Homewood Hotel in Somerset at sunset

Eclectic, luxurious and slightly eccentric; think grand Georgian country house and grounds filled with creative artworks and ultra-modern indulgences including a spa and heated outdoor swimming pool.



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