Skip to main content


The Gainsborough Bath Spa


As a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, The Gainsborough Bath Spa occupies two historic buildings with distinguished Georgian and Victorian facades in the heart of the World Heritage Site. Named after the artist, Thomas Gainsborough, the hotel is designed to be welcoming, elegant, vibrant and social. The 99 guest rooms and suites are custom furnished, subtly referencing period details combined with modern facilities and comforts.

The guest rooms and suites are airy and bright with views across the city to the surrounding hills.

Dan Moon at The Gainsborough Restaurant uses only fresh and locally sourced produce to create truly innovative dishes. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also welcomes non hotel residents for both lunch and dinner. Additionally, the Canvas Room and Gainsborough Bar are the perfect places to relax and socialise in style where guests can choose from an all-day menu and an extensive selection of drinks, including Champagnes, gins, fine wines and cocktails.

At the core of the hotel is Spa Village Bath. Bathed in natural light emanating from the glass atrium, the Bath House experience enables guests to take the waters in luxury, The circuit includes dipping in two natural thermal pools of varying temperatures, traditional and infrared saunas, a steam room, an ice alcove and elegant relaxation areas. Spa Village Bath also features 11 treatment rooms which include a couple's room, a VIP Suite with private natural thermal waters, two tatami rooms designed for award-winning Asian therapies, a beauty salon and 24-hour fitness room. Non-residents can also enjoy a choice of luxurious Spa Days which combine a spa treatment in the award winning Spa Village with bathing in the natural thermal waters and a spa lunch or afternoon tea.

Guests can choose to indulge in one of the hotel's exclusive spa rooms; the only guest rooms in the UK to offer in-bathroom access to the thermal waters. The hotel pays homage to its colourful history - a modern interpretation of a classic design which will provide a meaningful and enduring contribution to the life of the city.

Facilities Reviews