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The House near Bath

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Woolverton, Bath BA2 7QS England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Meeting Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Found this gem of a place by chance while dropping our son off at University. Made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived to the minute we left by Rowena and Mike. Great quirky room with big comfy bed and all usual amenities. Nice...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We had a wonderful two days at The House near Bath. The hosts, Rowena and Mike were very welcoming and helpful and the house and the garden around it are very beautiful. We felt more like visiting friends and their beautiful home than staying in...More

Thank Guðleifur K
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 18 August 2018

And thank you both for staying with us Guolei and Hulga as I could tell right from the start that you liked it here and that really puts me at ease. I loved the fact that like Josh and Hilary, the review before this, you...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

As all the reviews here state, Rowena & Mike are fantastic hosts. They want to ensure you have the most perfect stay at their property and will do everything they can to accommodate your needs. The property is grand, peaceful and very well designed throughout...More

Thank HF456
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 18 August 2018

You two were about the nearest we've come to having near hipster guests so I really appreciated your comments. I loved having you both in the bar playing games (you will love it at the pub as that's what so many people do there!) and...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Well what can I say, such a great welcome from you both.You have a very nice establishment.The way you run the place is great.When we come back to go to Longleat again, I know where we are staying.Thanks for the chocolates and the offer of...More

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Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 18 August 2018

I really do hope you and Morag come back Reece but next time I personally will make sure we can knock up a midnight feast for you! You Aussies, what am I going to do with you? But thanks for the info about Monkey World...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I think this is one of the fastest reviews I have ever written! We just returned from a wonderful stay at this lovely place :) We only spent one night which is a shame but we’ll be definitely going back! From the moment we arrived,...More

Thank xpisy
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 10 July 2018

Chrissie, you are making me blush and I do actually blush believe it or not! Or so I've been told! On my part it was so lovely to find two people as mad on bonzais as I am and who appreciate how hard it is...More

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Owner operated quirky house for people looking for something out of the ordinary. Gorgeous garden with great views especially from the huge conservatory. Unusual Asian/African feel bedrooms with no wardrobes, ...More just pegs. A sense of fun is the theme and there is opportunity to meet and mingle with other guests. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$137 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Woolverton House Hotel
Also Known As
Woolverton Hotel Somerset
United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath > Woolverton
Traveller (119)
Room & Suite (87)
Dining (34)
Amenities (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Response from landcruiserBJ | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus every 30 minutes from Bath Bus Station that takes you to within about 50 yards of the property. The bus journey takes about 25 minutes.
1 August 2018|
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"Room #8 had a nice view of the green field with the sheep and cows"
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"Quietest rooms would be at the back of the building"
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"The coach house is perfect if you plan to come back from a late night party."
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"we stayed in the coach room just off of the main house had lovely view of the house"
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