The Bear in Bath offers luxurious accommodation in addition to its relaxing restaurant and bar. A 15-minute walk from Bath Spa Train Station, The Bear has outdoor decking, free on-site parking and free WiFi. The Bear features original 1960s and 1970s furnishings, locally handmade beds, wooden floors and cow-hide rugs. A selection of spacious guest rooms feature 100% cotton sheets and fluffy bath towels. The modern bathrooms feature natural stone tiling and free-standing sinks. Most of the city’s main attractions, including the Roman Baths and Royal Crescent, are within 5-10 minutes’ drive of The Bear. More of the region’s notable cities are within easy reach, with Bristol less than 30 minutes’ drive, and Salisbury a little over 1 hour away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free parking available on-site


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.3
Facilities
9.0
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
8.5
Location
8.5
Free WiFi
7.6
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Tracy
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Our room (number 6) was amazing. It had a huge bathroom with a double shower and free-standing claw foot bath tub with double sinks, very modern. The room also had a sitting area with a settee, a chair, a coffee table, and a huge TV, beautifully...
  • Howden
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Rooms very good size, bed comfy, food superb. Breakfast excellent
  • Chris
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Well situated near Bath centre with a bus stop just outside . Lovely rooms . Esther and all of the staff were super friendly and made us feel very welcome . Extra mention to the cleaning staff who kept our room looking sparkling .

Property surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • The Bear
    • Cuisine
      British
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of The Bear
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Terrace
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Evening entertainment
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
    Services
    • Pet bowls
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Luggage storage
    • Room service
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    General
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    Languages spoken
    • English

    Property practices

    This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

    House rules

    The Bear takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 15:00 to 22:00

    Check-out

    From 08:00 to 11:00

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 7 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    Free

    The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    There are no cots available at this property.

    All extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted The Bear accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property no longer serves breakfast.

    FAQs about The Bear

    • The Bear has 1 restaurant:

      • The Bear

    • The Bear is 0.7 miles from the centre of Bath. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Guests staying at The Bear can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish

    • The Bear offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Evening entertainment

    • Check-in at The Bear is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Room options at The Bear include:

      • Double

    • The prices at The Bear may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.