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Pratt's Hotel
Ranked #27 of 31 Hotels in Bath
Reviewed 20 April 2014

I booked a room in this hotel for a one day trip with my wife to bath. The plan was to spend just one night at the hotel and spend rest of two days moving around the city of Bath. However, even a single night's stay was difficult because of following -
1. The room was very shabby and old and had a tired look.
2. The floor was covered with carpet but was not even.
3. The heater in the room did not work at night. We had to call the reception to get a Electric heater in the room. It seemed like hotel management was aware that heater in the room does not work but they provided heater only after being asked.
4. The bathroom was spacious but apart from this nothing else was good. Commode seat was broken and mixing hot and cold water in the shower was impossible since cold water pressure was almost zero.
Although hotel staff was very nice, since the room was terrible I will not stay in this hotel in my future trips.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

We did stay in this hotel for 5 min! Until we found a different one! I never been so disappointed! Wish to check a trip advisor before we booked it! Room was so dirty and stinky, I can't say much about a service because as I wrote we haven't stayed there for a long time. However they not very friendly, well to be honest I'm not blaming them, if I would have to work in a place like it, I wouldn't be very happy either.

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2  Thank Malinowe
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

This is a lovely old building that could be a really characterful hotel. Instead it is dirty, run down, unkempt, uncared for and obviously unloved by its owners, Forestdale hotels. We stayed in room 315, which had a particularly unpleasant stain on the wall that I had to ask to have removed. That one stain was taken off, but the two adjacent to it were left, which just about sums this place up. The fittings are poor, the fixtures are poor, the cleanliness is poor, and sadly, the staff training is poor. If only the management would spend some money on a deep cleanse ( check the shower cubicle in 315, stained, mouldy and rusty ), get a professional company in to decorate, and train the staff so that customer indifference is upgraded to customer service, then this place could be really lovely. Until that is done, they won't see me again.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
2  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

We paid £116 to stay one night in this very poor hotel.
Very rundown, wallpaper and paint peeling from walls, tear in the bedroom carpet constituted a health and safety hazzard, and the bedside chair was so stained we preferred not to use it. The biggest dimension in our double room was from floor to ceiling!
Furniture was in such a state that you couldn't give it away.
A few days earlier we had stayed at a Cambridge Travel Lodge hotel in a much bigger room with better facilities for less than a third of the price.

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
2  Thank Keith R
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Perfectly located, although very run down, the towels looked like bath mats, as no bath mat was available they need replacing some of the furniture is discusting , the staff were great though all in all a pleasant stay. Restraints also close by

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Thank Shelleahambleton
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

This hotel could not be in a better location. If you walk to the end of the street you can see the train station, Bath Wells, Sally Lunn's and the Thermae Spa are all about a 2 minute walk. The staff were really friendly and welcoming and could not be more helpful. Bath is a beautiful city to visit and this hotel just made everything so easy. I understand it is being refurbished in September to make it a 4 star hotel so you may want to book sooner rather than later.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank capnemmerlou
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Reviewed 8 April 2014

This is a historic building that has been a hotel for more than a century. It has a great location and although there is no parking available, apart from a public car park, it is only about 200 yards from the railway station.
Having read some of the other reports I was concerned about what we would find. I need not have worried.
The room was fine, comfortable bed, good over-bath shower, TV and Internet worked well, room was clean. Ok, some of the wallpaper was slightly peeling at the joins and the towels were not fluffy-new. But the room was fine for the amount of time that we were to spend in it.
The furniture was in character with the age of the building. We sat in the lounge one evening for coffee and were very comfortable.
The staff were friendly and helpful. A request for coffee one evening was delivered almost immediately. The breakfast was very good and the staff attentive.
Decoratively the hotel could do with a lick of paint but other than that I had no complaints.
There are, of course, lots of hotels in Bath to choose from but I would be happy to stay there again.

Room Tip: We had a room on a "between floor" it looked over the back of the building so there was no...
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1  Thank MalcolmSWokingham
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Additional Information about Pratt's Hotel

Address: South Parade, Bath BA2 4AB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #27 of 31 Hotels in Bath
Price Range: £115 - £145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pratt's Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel has been part of the city's heritage since the mid 1700s; a Georgian landmark set in the city center. ... more   less 
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