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Hotel Description

5-star luxury hotel near Thermae Bath Spa

Heart of Bath

With a stay at this Bath City Centre hotel, you'll be steps from Thermae Bath Spa and The Little Theatre Cinema. Roman Baths and Jane Austen Centre are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2015

A full-service spa and an indoor pool are featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. You'll appreciate the 24-hour gym, bar/lounge, and laundry facilities.

Free WiFi, iPod docks

The 99 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and iPod docks. Other amenities include premium bedding, coffee/tea makers, and flat-screen TVs with digital channels.

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$262* Per night/room Dec 23 - Dec 24

Executive Room, Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Two Bedroom Suite

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Courtyard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Gainsborough Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Bath Spa Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.0 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 1.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Everyone (1)
3 out of 5

it's a 3 star hotel with cobbled together building

Pros: Little.
Cons: the hotel is 3 stars at most. the hotel should close off the rooms in the annex.
Location: it was in the heart of bath, but so what.
our room was terrible. the staff tried to convince me that the room booked on travelocity which was purportedly an upgrade, which was accessible through the basement (down two flights of stairs) and then walking down a service hallway, down another set of stairs, up another and then up two sets of stairs, was actually in demand because it was quiet. in fact the hotel was cobbled together from separate buildings. the lobby was 2 star. the rooms were 4 star, the location was impossible to find. parking was $60 per night. look elsewhere. by the way, when i called travelocity, the phillipines was no help. fortunately, i booked most of my trip on other sites.

Posted by , from texas on Jun 6, 2018

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About the The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Location Beau Street, Bath, England BA1 1QY

Property Features

The Gainsborough Bath Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 2164 square feet (201 square meters) and includes conference space. The luxury The Gainsborough Bath Spa also features tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A complete renovation of The Gainsborough Bath Spa was completed in June 2015. This 5-star Bath hotel is smoke free.

  • 99 guestrooms or units
  • 2 buildings
  • 2164 sq ft of conference space
  • 201 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1736
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Train station: Bath (QQX-Bath Spa Train Station) (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)

Room Amenities

The Gainsborough Bath Spa offers 99 accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Bath hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • IPod dock
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Gainsborough Bar - This cocktail bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub.

  • Golfing nearby

Spa Services

Spa Village has 11 treatment rooms. Services include Swedish massages and massages. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Swedish massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 11
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve valet parking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place and a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines We're Good To Go (UK)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Debit cards
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Offsite parking fee: GBP 14 per day (1 mi away)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Gainsborough Bath
  • Gainsborough Bath Spa
  • Gainsborough Spa
  • Gainsborough Spa Bath
  • Gainsborough Spa Hotel
  • Gainsborough Spa Hotel Bath
  • Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel
  • The Gainsborough Bath Spa
  • The Gainsborough Bath Spa Small Luxury Hotels of the World

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.