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Highways House

#63 of 160 B&Bs / Inns in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
17/05/2017 18/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Stayed for my Birthday, Victoria the manager was very helpful, the breakfast was cooked to perfection and a good choice of fresh fruit and cereals. Rooms were very clean and spacious. Parking available. Would go back for the great welcome from Victoria.

Thank Elaine M
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Excellent hostess Victoria, how helpful and informative about Bath. only 10 minute walk to the town. Parking available which is a definite plus for Bath. Great breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed our stay, thank you. Visited Jamie Oliver's restaurant which was excellent. Birthday pudding surprise was delicious. Would highly recommend free guided walking tour starting at The Pump Rooms/Abbey. Maria &...

Thank Maria B
Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were given a warm welcome by Victoria who was very polite and helpful. The breakfast was great and plenty of it. The hotel s situated within a 10 minute walk to the city centre which has many good attractions. Can.t fault the bedroom in any way, bed was really comfortable. Great break would recommend to anybody thinking of visiting...

Thank paul187059
Towcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Good position about 10 minutes walk from centre of Bath. Its on the Wellsway which is a busy road but set back so not noisy. Easy walk downhill to station, bus station, centre of town. Also bus stops just outside the hotel so easy access. Car parking too which is worth its weight in gold in Bath! Comfortable rooms and...

Thank Towman2014
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Just back from a 2 night stay at Highways House with a group of friends. The B&B is in a great location just 10 minutes from the main shopping area. Great hospitality with a warm welcome and great breakfasts!

Thank ElizBo
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A very enjoyable 2 night stay. The location is a 5-10 minute walk to the City, allow 10 minutes to the Roman Baths, down a 'steepish' hill, don't be put off, I'm 59 and it was no problem. The accomodation itself is very comfortable and our double-bedded room with en-suite shower was fine for 2-3 nights.The breakfast was really excellent,...

Thank RobAshbydelaZouch
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Room 3 needs a good sort out , the woodchip wall paper is patched up . No headboard on one bed . To much Electric Cable around the room .one socket burnt out - dangerous . Curtains need to have more curtain rings , doesn't block out early morning light . The wardrobe is very narrow . Not useful .would...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our welcome was warm by Victoria who kindly gave us a map with important points of interest marked. Breakfast was lovely - we tried the rustic porridge which was just delicious. Serving staff were just delightful. Our room was cosy with a tiny ensuite. The bed needs replacing - mattress was very uncomfortable. Fittings have seen better days. With some...

Thank happyday59
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night, while we visited Bath. We received a warm welcome and stayed in a self-contained double room with ensuite shower/bathroom. Free wifi, TV and all the essentials - tea/coffee, water, toiletries. Clean and comfy. We had a lovely breakfast, cereals and continental available, but we had a full English all cooked fresh to order. Would...

Thank Sam M
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

nice location short walk down! the hill and you are into the centre of the city, suggest the bus back! there was a warm welcome when we arrived, our room was ready, spacious(to the rear so no outlook), with all you could wish for. A nice touch we were told when we came in on the evening to help ourselves...

1Thank brian t

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Highways House, built in 1874, is a 5 room (all en suite) guest house. We are ten minutes walk into the city centre (Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, etc) and the return journey is a little uphill towards the end. We are on a main bus & cab route, and well away from the city centre's noisy pubs and clubs that are so busy at weekends. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and friendliness. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highways House

Address: 143 Wells Road, Bath BA2 3AL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
Price Range: $152 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Highways House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for a room in the house not the garden.”
ClareB377, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“On a busy main road, but we were at the side of the House (Room 2)) and did not notice much.”
RobAshbydelaZouch, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“for us a view is not so important as we don't spend time in them!! but the rooms are set back and are quiet”
briant438, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at rear away from traffic noise”
PWILBY, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Our downstairs room was definitely the best”
louisecS6560CZ, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
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