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The Abbey Hotel
Ranked #16 of 32 Hotels in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 December 2013

great hotel, friendly staff. couple of minor issues such as bath plug not sealed so unable to take a bath, and electricians outside room working on both mornings BUT the hotel was immaculate, the breakfast filling and the staff could not be more helpful. The beds are a dream and very comfy. For a shopping break right on the doorstop of the xmas markets, this value for money hotel is a must. Very enjoyable time and would not hesitate to go back again.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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abbeyhoteloperations, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2013

Dear Jen

Thank you for your kind words following your recent stay, we are so sorry about the work being carried out but we are striving towards further refurbishment which starts in January next year and this is the pipe work we need to do to enable us to put in lovely new bathrooms.

Your understanding is appreciated and we are so pleased you enjoyed everything else during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Best wishes

The Abbey Hotel Team

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Reviewed 11 December 2013

I stayed for 1 night whilst visiting my son who's at Bath Uni. Perfect for the shops and Christmas market for me and great for him to get the bus back to uni in the evening. Room clean and comfortable, bathroom in need of an update but still very clean and usable. I forgot my toothbrush so thanks to reception for complimentary set! All staff experienced polite and helpful. Kept my bags at check in before my room was ready and after I checked out so that I could shop without them. Thanks for the stay, I'll be back!

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled solo
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abbeyhoteloperations, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2013

Thank you for your review, we are used quite a bit by Uni parents and delighted that we are a good fit for this. As you may have seen from one of our other replies the bathrooms are being refurbished in early 2014 so you will see an improvement on your next visit.

We look forward to welcoming you back.

Kind Regards

The Abbey Hotel Team

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Reviewed 6 December 2013

Stayed for one night during the Xmas market. Location could not have been better.

Check in was simple and room was spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated. We had a ground floor room which afforded us a super view whilst sitting comfortably in our warm room!

The bar was a peaceful relaxing area in which to enjoy a nightcap. Staff were both helpful and friendly.

Breakfast was freshly cooked to order and there was also a selection of continental favourites--excellent service.

Despite the hotel having no carpark, it was not an issue ad we parked in the public carpark around the corner which is a pay and display. It is free from 8pm to 8 am and its possible to feed the meter sufficiently before bed to take you through til the next day thus avoiding having to get up early to renew your ticket.

Highly Recommend this hotel and will return.

Room Tip: Ground floor room overlooking front of hotel.
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 December 2013

I had to visit Bath on family business and needed a central location with access to parking with wifi and comfort.
The staff were very efficient and welcoming and the room while not the largest I have stayed in was well decorated, with a larger flat screen tv than normal, an excellent bed and good facilities.
Our room was on the front on the first floor and while there was some sound from people around when the window was open, this is an urban environment and it was not bad. Living in the country I am used to total quiet so don't appreciate noisy streets at night in the city. This was not a problem at this hotel.
Breakfast was excellent and they know how to poach eggs! Only sad we did not have time to sample the restaurant in the evening.
Drop off for bags can be an issue but the walk to the public car park was only a few minutes.
I will return.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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abbeyhoteloperations, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2013

Dear Alan B

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for your very kind words. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the facilities of the bedroom and appreciate your comments about the lack of noise given our central location.

So pleased that you enjoyed breakfast but hope we can welcome your for dinner on your next visit to us.

Best wishes

The Abbey Hotel team

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Reviewed 1 December 2013

We stayed for 6 nights. The Hotel staff and location are Amazing. The Abbey hotel is centrally located and walking distance to everything, places to eat, train, bus and pubs. Christmas market started on Thursday and was great. Staff helped us with Bus tickets, places to eat and the Swiss Chalet Bar set up in front of the hotel was great. When we return to Bath we will stay here. This is the place to stay if you want to be in the center of everything.

Room Tip: Second floor rear of building, quiet alleyway the room looks out onto.
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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abbeyhoteloperations, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2013

Thank you for your review, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to experience the Christmas Market and our Festive Apres Ski Bar.

Sure that other travellers will appreciate your tip about a quieter room choice.

Thank you again for your kind words and we hope to welcome you back soon.

Best wishes

The Abbey Team

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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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abbeyhoteloperations, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

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Reviewed 30 November 2013

My daughter and I have stayed at this hotel many times for the Bath Christmas market. The staff have always been helpful and friendly but the hotel had got a little tired looking. Now refurbished and with such helpful staff and an excellent breakfast it is a joy to stay in. Especially at this time of year when the entrance is decorated with snow and an apres ski bar outside. A perfect festive break.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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abbeyhoteloperations, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2013

Thank you for your recent review, we are delighted that you enjoyed the improvements to the hotel which will continue into 2014. This is the first year we have operated the Apres Ski Bar outside and are pleased to hear that you visited it too, a little bit of festive fun in Bath.
We look forward to welcoming you back next year.

Best wishes

The Abbey Team

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Additional Information about The Abbey Hotel

Address: North Parade, Bath BA1 1LF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in Bath
Price Range: £86 - £275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Abbey Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Abbey Hotel is a privately-owned hotel in one of the best locations in Bath. Situated in North Parade, close to Bath Abbey, Pulteney Bridge, The Pump Rooms and the main shopping centre, it's the perfect base for exploring this glorious city, recognised as a World Heritage Site. The Abbey Hotel is also the ideal place to stay for rugby at Bath, and we are only minutes away from Bath Cricket Club and the Thermae Spa. Guided tour buses exploring the rest of Bath, including the Royal Crescent, Circus and Assembly Rooms, leave from outside the Hotel every 10 minutes. With 60 comfortable rooms, a lounge where you can enjoy coffee and drinks, and The Allium Brasserie selling drinks and meals throughout the day, the Hotel is a great place to unwind, whether you're here for business or pleasure. Watch the world go by from our pavement terrace over a cappuccino, light lunch or an early evening drink.Just opened: our brand new restaurant, The Allium Brasserie, created by our new former Michelin-starred Executive Head Chef, Chris Staines. It's set to become the most popular place to eat in the city. ... more   less 
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