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The Gainsborough Bath Spa - a YTL Hotel offers five-star accommodation in Bath. It is the only UK hotel with access to naturally heated thermal waters within its Spa Village. The property also features a bar.

Each room comes with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some units feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a coffee machine in the room. The rooms come with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bath robes and slippers.

The Roman Baths is 100 yards from The Gainsborough Bath Spa, while Bath Abbey is 200 yards from the property. The nearest airport is Bristol Airport, 14.9 miles from the property.

Restaurant is closed from Thu 05 Aug 2021 until Mon 28 Feb 2022

This is our guests' favourite part of Bath, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 19 May 2015.
Hotel chain/brand: Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Bath, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

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

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, American, Buffet


Availability

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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 2
Junior Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
Bath Spa Double
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 2
Executive Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 2
Courtyard Double
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 5
Three-Bedroom Townhouse
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 single bed
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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  • The staff speak English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Bath Christmas Market
    0 miles
  • Roman Bath
    0.1 miles
  • The Roman Baths
    0.1 miles
  • Sally Lunn's Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Bath Abbey
    0.1 miles
  • Beaux Arts Gallery
    0.1 miles
  • Bath Abbey Heritage Vaults
    0.1 miles
  • Old Orchard Street Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases
    0.1 miles
  • Ustinov Studio
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Bath Spa Train Station
    0.2 miles
  • The Circus Bath
    0.4 miles
  • Royal Crescent
    0.5 miles
  • Oldfield Park Train Station
    0.8 miles
  • University of Bath
    1.5 miles
  • Bristol Temple Meads Station
    10.6 miles
  • Lacock Abbey
    10.7 miles
  • Cabot Circus
    11.1 miles
  • Bristol Cathedral
    11.5 miles
  • Bristol Parkway Station
    12.1 miles
Closest airports
  • Bristol Airport
    15.1 miles
  • Gloucestershire Airport
    36.5 miles
  • Cardiff Airport
    42.4 miles
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Facilities of The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World Great facilities! Review score, 9.1
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 16 per day.
  • Street parking
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Wellness facilities
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hot spring bath
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Russian
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House rules The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

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 aged 13 years and above are considered 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 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Free
2 years
Cot upon request
Free
Extra bed upon request
£75 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
£75 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The Thermal Waters in the Bath House are available from 8:00 to 20:00. All guests receive a 1 hour complimentary time slot per day to make use of these facilities. Guests are required to book this time slot in advance and they are subject to availability.

Please note that children under 16 are not permitted to use the Bath House facilities.

There are two public car parks at 5 minutes walking distance.

The restaurant is only serving breakfast, no lunch or dinner. Guests are required to book breakfast prior to arrival either at 8:00, 9:00 or 10:00. These time slots are also subject to availability.

Please note that our Spa Village Bath is closed on 24th, 25th and 26th May 2022. Therefore, there will be no access to the Bath House and the facilities cannot be used during these days.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

  • Check-in at The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World is 250 yards from the centre of Bath.

  • Guests staying at The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking

  • Room options at The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin
    • Holiday Home

  • The Gainsborough Bath Spa - Small Luxury Hotels of the World offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Walking tours
    • Hand massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Couples massage
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Hot spring bath
    • Neck massage
    • Full body massage
    • Head massage
    • Back massage
    • Foot massage