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The Lansdown Grove Hotel
Ranked #19 of 35 Hotels in Bath
Liverpool
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45 reviews
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“A Great Little Holiday Break.”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

My wife and I went with Shearings to Bath from the 19/23 May and stayed at The Lansdown Grove Hotel. The hotel is situated at the top of a steep hill but the 31 bus runs every few minutes to the centre of Bath and back again, if you find the walk too much for you.
The hotel does need a a good facelift but there is something quite quaint about it. Our room was 312, right over the main road opposite the bus stop so it was quite noisy but to be honest we've been in worse. You just have to get on with it and it was clean and tidy and a nice view of Bath. After fighting 3 rounds with the shower we finally conquered it. The lift was something to behold with it's carpeted walls and no more than 3 people allowed in it.
The staff were a credit to the hotel. Nothing was too much for them .They were so pleasant and well-mannered. The food was excellent and the staff were always on hand asking you would you like more toast, tea, etc.
As people have said there was no entertainment as such but it was nice and cosy in the bar and most of the Shearings people joined in for a good natter. We went on a couple of trips out, Cheddar Gorge, The Cotswolds and Bath itself. All in all we had a lovely time.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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JaneMBath, General Manager at The Lansdown Grove Hotel, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
Dear Scouseman2
Its great to read you both had a lovely time here at the Lansdown. We are currently in the middle of a in house refurbishment programme so some of our returning guests should see some improvements in and around the hotel..
There is so much to see in Bath that a couple of days is never enough,hope to see you again and thanks for the review.
Regards
Jane
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Another very enjoyable midweek break from Shearings[our third this year]
The Lansdown grove was all we wanted,
good food well presented
a warm comfortable room with magnificent view over the city of Bath[top floor front facing]
a bit of a climb up to our room,but with the help of two sherpas,and oxygen we managed.lots of hot water,and the room was really light and airy,well worth the climb.
Staff excellent,always a greeting and very efficient.
No entertainment at night,but this gives a chance for some pleasant conversation with other guests,and after a full day out,and a drink the eyelids begin to weigh heavy,time then to meet the sandman.All in all a very pleasant week THANK YOU ALL AT THE LANSDOWN

Room Tip: top floor front facing rooms,excellent view over Bath
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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JaneMBath, General Manager at The Lansdown Grove Hotel, responded to this review, 30 May 2014
Dear Sirensong
What a great review. Thank you
We all hope to see you again in the not too distant future.
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Jane
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

I spent a very pleasant weekend at this hotel, with a group with a special interest in costume.. The staff were friendly, the food was good and the room was large and comfortable. It is a quaintly rambling building, but very well located for sight-seeing. It is also on a bus route with stops close by.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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JaneMBath, General Manager at The Lansdown Grove Hotel, responded to this review, 15 May 2014
Dear Yeadon
Thanks for posting a lovely review. I am glad you and your group enjoyed your stay not only here at the Lansdown Grove but the city of Bath as well. I hope you enjoyed your time at the fashion museum, I had a visit last year and found it very interesting.
Hope to see you all again.
Regards
Jane
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 May 2014

This is the third Coast and Country hotel we have stayed in and the best ones far. The rooms are clean and warm. The beds were soft. The food was ok, but the fixed menu was quite restrictive.
Service was good wifi didn't work in our room but was ok downstairs. We paid extra for a reserved parking space but it wasn't necessary....lots of spaces. Maybe it is different in peak season.

Room Tip: The front view, extra cost, rooms were good. If you are infirm, ask for a room in the main building...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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JaneMBath, General Manager at The Lansdown Grove Hotel, responded to this review, 15 May 2014
Dear Maureen A
Thanks fo taking the time to post a review . Its good to see you enjoyed your stay. With regards to some of your comments, we not only have a table d hote menu but also offer a la carte menu each evening. WiFi is free and available throughout the whole hotel in your case I presume the modem near you room was not working at the time of your stay but this is unusual. As to parking your car at the hotel there is a charge of £5 a day however there is a public car park one mile away from hotel or if you park on the street there are restrictions as to how long you can park there( 3 hours max) as the Lansdown area is permit parking only .
Hope you will come back again soon.
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Jane
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Sutton Coldfield
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

We visited Bath at the end of March, spent 4 nights at the hotel. Very nice, although there are a few niggles. Car parking is now charged at all the hotel car parks, the "free" one at the back is now £5.00 per night, and the only option is street parking at best between 4.00p.m. and 11.00a.m. This is despite the manageress stating on Tripadvisor last November that parking was free of charge in the rear car park, and even on 22nd December somebody gave a review saying it was free, and she failed to state that was now no longer the case. So, add the car park charge to the bottom line of the overall charge.
We stayed in Room 324, and paid for the view (£14.00 per night), which was frankly not that good. A row of terraced houses blocks the view to the centre of the city, and although you can see across to the hills the other side of Bath, there isn't anything attractive or interesting about it. The room itself was very spacious and quite large, but there was one problem in that from late evening and right through the night there was an irritating noise - it sounded like somebody trying to get their key into the keyhole next door. This happened about every 30 seconds, and obviously wasn't the sound of some poor guest who couldn't unlock his door. We did report it, so maybe the problem has now been corrected. My guess was that it was something to do with the heating system.
On a positive note, the staff are really friendly and efficient, the meals were very good, and served in a lovely dining room (shame about the pop music that was piped through - maybe bland 'musak' would be more welcome?). The hotel building is quirky, and we really needed a SatNav to help us find our room - but we sorted out a route after the first day. It all adds to the charm of what is a very pleasant hotel.
It is well situated, only 10 minutes walk down to the city centre - half an hour back up the hill, or catch the frequent bus service.
We will certainly go back, and next time we will combine it with a visit to Bath Races, for which the racecourse is situated only a mile or two along the road.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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JaneMBath, General Manager at The Lansdown Grove Hotel, responded to this review, 6 May 2014
Dear Terry Sutton Coldfield
Thanks for taking the time to post a lovely review its good to see you enjoy your stay with us.
Yes that's correct I did say last November that the rear car park was free however from the 1st January 2014 we now charge for all car parks ,this is proving to be very positive as guests tell us they have a stress free break and can relax when arriving at the hotel as they are guaranteed a car park space. This is all detailed in your booking confirmation as well as on our web site.
Its a great day out at Bath racecourse especially if you win!!
Hopefully see you again soon.
Regards
Jane
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

We have just returned from another good holiday with Shearing's to the Lansdowne Grove hotel in Bath It is a beautiful hotel and excellent value for money. We were very impressed with the hotel ,the Public lounges bar and dining room were very nicely decorated and the food was very good we were on half board but It was nice to be able to order from the al cart menu for a small supplement. Which we did a couple of time. There was always plenty of hot water and the power shower was great. We were in Room 235 and it had a French door opening on to a terrace with a nice table and chairs. I would recommend this hotel.

Thank you to all the staff who were all very pleasant and helpful.

Bath is a beautiful city with lots to see especially the Roman Baths and the bus runs from just outside the hotel every 10 mins too the town centre if you don't want to walk down the hill and back.

Mrs & Mrs Tate Leeds.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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JaneMBath, General Manager at The Lansdown Grove Hotel, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Dear Pigletns

Great photo of you relaxing in one of our patio areas! Thanks for a lovely review ,its great to read you both enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we will see you both again soon.
Thank you
Jane
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Darlington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Just returned from a 4 night stay at the Landsdown Grove hotel on a Shearings short break. First impressions of the Hotel were better than expected after reading some of the earlier reviews. Although a solo traveller I was allocated room 207 which had a double bed. The room was comfortable and although it is overlooking a busy road the traffic noise did not affect my sleep. Lots of hot water and a powerful shower. The food was good and the waiting staff were friendly and extremely efficient. Special mention to Franck on reception-great personality.Overall a thoroughly enjoyable stay in a lovely hotel within a beautiful city.

Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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JaneMBath, General Manager at The Lansdown Grove Hotel, responded to this review, 29 April 2014
Dear Molie20il
Franck is pleased to receive a special mention. I am glad you had a lovely stay with us and hope you visit us again soon.
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Jane
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Property: The Lansdown Grove Hotel
Address: Lansdown Road, Bath BA1 5EH, England (Formerly Coast & Country Lansdown Grove Hotel)
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
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Ranked #19 of 35 Hotels in Bath
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lansdown Grove Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 56
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Lansdown Grove Hotel, Bath is part of the architectural history of Bath and one of the oldest hotels in the city, dating back as far as 1770. Bath itself has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and contains some of the finest architectural sites in Europe, most within walking distance of the hotel. The hotel is a stone built, grade 2 listed mansion, typical of the period, described in The Times of Friday 13th July 1860 as "one of the most delightful houses in Bath." The Hotel is in a magnificent location, just 15 minutes walk from the historic town centre. The hotel enjoys delightful views over the Georgian part of Bath and wooded hills beyond. The interior boasts high ceilings and elegant plaster work, with 56 bedrooms over 3 floors. ... more   less 
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