95% Based on 1419 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Bath awaits you at The Gainsborough Bath Spa, a recipient of the prestigious Conde Nast Top 100 List award in 2017. Within steps you'll find Thermae Bath Spa and The Little Theatre Cinema. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and a 24-hour fitness center.

All 99 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPod docks, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide free refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Premium bedding and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay. Free newspapers, free bottled water, and safes are also available.

A day of pampering at Spa Village can include deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with access to the hot springs/mineral springs and sauna. The fine-dining restaurant, Dan Moon , serves fusion cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Gainsborough Bar is the hotel's own cocktail bar, serving drinks along with light fare. 2164 square feet (201 square meters) of event facilities include 2 meeting rooms and conference space, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a sauna, and laundry facilities. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 5-star Bath hotel include Roman Baths and Pulteney Bridge.

Queen Room – Disability Access

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$215 per night

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bath Spa Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Courtyard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

95% of guests recommend out of 1419 reviews

Excellent 1226
Good 126
Average 39
Poor 14
Terrible 14
Value <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>5.0</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>5.0</span> out of 5
Service <span>5.0</span> out of 5

About the The Gainsborough Bath Spa

Location Beau Street, Bath, England BA1 1QY

Property Features

The Gainsborough Bath Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A 24-hour business center and meeting rooms are available. Event space at this hotel measures 2164 square feet (201 square meters) and includes conference space. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury The Gainsborough Bath Spa. For a fee, parking is available. 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
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge) , Offsite parking reservations required

Transport

  • Airport: Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) (30.5 km / 18.9 mi)
  • Train station: Bath Spa Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Gainsborough Bath Spa offers 99 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and free minibar items. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

Dan Moon - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Gainsborough Bar - This cocktail bar serves light fare only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna 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 including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with hot springs/mineral springs, a sauna, and a steam room. The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 11
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Hot springs/mineral springs in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Spa Village access is complimentary for guests from 7 AM to 9 AM, and from 8 PM to 10 PM. Guests must purchase a spa treatment to access Spa Village outside of these hours. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

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)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve valet parking. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: GBP 30.00 for adults and GBP 15.00 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 38.00 per day

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

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

  • The Gainsborough Bath Spa is listed in the 2017 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.