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Highways House

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#65 of 193 B&Bs / Inns in Bath
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Highways House is fairly central to Bath, with a free car park which is a plus as many B and B's you would have to pay extra for parking. The room was clean and comfortable, the breakfast was hearty and cooked to a high standard. Very reasonably priced - I as other reviews was a little anxious to stay here...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Set back from busy main road, on a slope, bus stop into town immediately outside the house. The 10 (down)-15 (uphill) minute walk from/to town makes Highways House fairly central. We had a 'superior double room' in the annexe, which was a bit dark but at least away from the traffic noise. Narrow shower cubicle. The 'courtesy' tray offered one...

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Thank bluebloom
london
Reviewed 16 April 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights from 7/4/14. After reading some of the reviews I was a bit anxious about staying here. I needn't have worried, the house was fine. It was clean and comfortable. We were made most welcome and the breakfast was great. It takes about 10 mins to walk into Bath and the hill...

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3Thank vivieneLondon
leic
Reviewed 21 February 2014

We had a lovely stay in Bath at the Highways house. It's a B&B don't expect a boutique hotel. What you get is a personal service. On arrival we were given a friendly welcome, explaining housekeeping breakfast etc. Lovely touch having port to drink after an evening out although we didn't partake. We had the annexe room at the end...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2014

My husband and I stayed here for two nights in February 2014. Location is quite good (although you have to be fairly fit to manage the steep incline from Bath to the Guest House) - and about a 15 minute walk into town. Guest House, we weren't as impressed with. In dire need of modernisation! Room extremely small (wasn't able...

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Thank D E
Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2013

We saw this hotel on line last January, can't believe my husband + I looked forward to it for almost a year. What an enormous disappointment . The building itself looks not only old ( we knew it was ) it's almost dilapidated. The greeting on arrival was friendly. So far so good. We were told breakfast was from 8.30...

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2Thank Deborah W
uk
Reviewed 7 December 2013

stayed for four nights on a business trip. Very warm and clean room, informative and friendly host. Convenient for city centre and on a main road with good buses. Comprehensive and well cooked breakfast. Would stay there again without hesitation and recommend it. Only two points I would make, although it didn't seriously impinge - would have appreciated a table...

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Thank nobodyuk
Staffordshire
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Highways house was a very comfortable Bed & Breakfast, very clean traditional British B & B. Very clean with friendly staff. Good breakfast with plenty of choice. The location is good for exploring Bath city centre and local Historical features. Off road parking is very good as public car parks in Bath are very expensive. A 10 minute walk down...

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Broadbeach, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2013

We booked this b&b at the last minute so if we had read some reviews on it it would have saved us. The room was small smelly,shocking small old uncomfortable double bed,dirty en suite, breakfast was very basic one cup of coffee one piece of toast no one asked if we wanted more it was purely run as a business...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2013

I arrived late one September night when it was raining hard and I was exhausted from a 2.5 hours drive. Luckily, I was given a large room with a really BIG comfy bed which I slept in like a baby! Breakfast was excellent and everyone was friendly and helpful. Thanks for making my trip easy and enjoyable!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Highways House, built in 1874, is a 5 room (all en suite) guest house. We are ten minutes walk into the city centre (Roman Baths, Bath Abbey, etc) and the return journey is a little uphill towards the end. We are on a main bus & cab route, and well away from the city centre's noisy pubs and clubs that are so busy at weekends. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and friendliness. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highways House

Address: 143 Wells Road, Bath BA2 3AL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
Price Range: $155 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Highways House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“On a busy main road, but we were at the side of the House (Room 2)) and did not notice much.”
 of 5 bubbles RobAshbydelaZouch, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“for us a view is not so important as we don't spend time in them!! but the rooms are set back and are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles briant438, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at rear away from traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles PWILBY, 15 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Our downstairs room was definitely the best”
 of 5 bubbles louisecS6560CZ, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel. Pay a little and stay somewhere nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 419emmar, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
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