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“Perfect 25th Wedding Anniversary weekend”
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Henrietta House
Ranked #12 of 157 Bath B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 11 May 2014

We have just returned from a wonderful weekend in Bath to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary with our family. From the minute we arrived at Henrietta house we were made to feel so welcome. We were given a map and shown all the places that we wanted to visit on the map so it made it easy to walk to. This a great place to stay so central but in a quiet road. A big thank you to Olaf for all his help he hid balloons and champagne that my mum and daughter had bought for us and then laid them out as a surprise for us while we were out and about. The decor is lovely and the rooms very clean and well equipped. Breakfast was delicious as well. I would definitely recommend staying and would stay here again. Thank you very much

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

We had a wonderful experience at Henrietta House, the staff, breakfast, and room were all excellent. It is in a perfect location; we were able to walk from the train station. The room and bed were very comfortable. We want to especially acknowledge Olaf who was so kind and friendly. We wish we had booked more that one night in Bath!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night during our honeymoon to England. We were very happy with our stay. Our room was a good size (we had a small double - Room 2 on the ground floor), it had a private bath and the bed was comfortable. We did not have a great view - when I opened our shutters I saw a huge pile of trash in their backyard area - but we closed the shutters anyway since with them open anyone could see into our ground floor room. The shower/tub was a little weird. It didn't have a curtain or a full glass partition. The glass partition only enclosed in the tub just passed where you'd stand underneath the shower head, so water sprayed out onto the floor a little. A hot breakfast was included and was decent but nothing too special. My husband had the English breakfast and I had pancakes. Also their was only one server and he was a tad strange. He seemed to be very overwhelmed, got several orders wrong (he didn't write anything down) and he asked me if I wanted coffee or tea multiple times and couldn't seem to fathom why I didn't want a hot drink (I just wanted juice). The rest of the staff was very friendly and helpful. One woman showed us on the map a few places to visit and tour and another later recommended a few local restaurants to us. The hotel is in a great location and just a 10 minute walk to the high street over a bridge. We had a car but we walked the entire time - to dinner, to the Roman Baths, to the Royal Crescent. You can purchase a parking pass for £5 a day that allows you to park relatively close to the B&B (in front was already full, so we parked about a 5-minutes walk up the street). We hope to return to Bath someday and we'd definitely stay at Henrietta House again.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Kathleen S
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

I was blown away by Henrietta House. This place made our weekend special. We'd just booked what we thought was a nice, simple B&B close to the centre - definitely didn't expect to be wow-ed by the staff at every turn. They just couldn't do enough to be more welcoming, helpful, friendly and enthusiastic about making our stay special. Every person we met there went above and beyond, and were characters we'll remember! The rooms may not be extravagantly luxurious - they're simple, but well-kept, extremely comfortable and very clean, and full of thoughtful treats like cookies and apples every day. Wifi works a treat, it's a couple of minutes of a pretty walk right to the centre, parking available along the road outside and you can get a permit from the hotel for the weekend. It's the people that make this place five star. And the breakfast.... I'd go back just for that!

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Ali M
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

The B and B was in an excelent location, and Bath's main attractions were just a short walk away. The staff was extremelly nice and accomodating. The wifi worked perfectly, and the hotel had small nice gestures like leaving apples and cookies every day in our room. Breakfast was excelent, the besta one of whole trip! Lots of choice, home made cake, and jams.

The bedroom had nice antique furniture, the only drawback was the size, it was really very small... Apart from that it was a great stay.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

We were disappointed with the room at Henrietta House. We booked and paid some months in advance (which I hope would offer some precedence) and were allocated a room in the basement (Rm 2) which didn't live up to the expectation as suggested by other reviews. The room was small and not particularly special. We had been travelling for a month and overall staying at similar establishments and I expected according to the reviews and the hotel's advertising that Henrietta House would be the best of our choices over the month. Taking into consideration the expense of Bath and the markets of the other places we stayed Henrietta House was expensive for what it offered. Nevertheless we can't fault the position of Henrietta House in terms of sightseeing around the city and the service was excellent. The staff went out of their way to provide a late check out and assist us with all that we needed. We would consider staying at Henrietta House again, but I would like to know the room allocation beforehand.

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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

Lovely hotel within easy walking distance of Bath city centre. Room was well-furnished, clean and tidy with a very comfortable bed. Friendly staff and you have to try the homemade granola for breakfast! Awesome.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Address: 33 Henrietta Street, Bath BA2 6LR, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 157 B&Bs / Inns in Bath
Price Range: £106 - £246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Henrietta House 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Henrietta House in Bath is a large, Grade 1 listed, luxury Georgian townhouse located in a quiet central area. It was completely renovated in 2011 to provide boutique Bed and Breakfast / Guest House accommodation. Privately owned, Henrietta House aims to provide customers with an excellent personal service. Please contact us if you have any specific requirements. ... more   less 
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