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No. 15 Great Pulteney, Bath

No.15 Great Pulteney

Set in central Bath on one of the city's most fashionable streets, No. 15 Great Pulteney offers lavish lodgings with great personality. A quirky, individual style runs throughout the hotel from the dollhouse reception desk to the playful contemporary art, cabinets of curiosities and carefully-curated design.

All this artistry however, is set against the elegance of the historic building with its high ceilings, large windows and decorative moldings and the eclectic rooms seamlessly blend period grandeur with modern design.

The intimate bar serves Bath's best cocktails in an elegant Georgian setting with a whimsical modern twist, while Café 15, the hotel restaurant, offers seasonal, local dishes in a room where hundreds of old apothecary bottles line the walls. 

Our rating: First Class

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Rooms

Each of the elegant and inviting guestrooms at No. 15 Great Pulteney is unique and decorated in an individual style. Accent walls featuring bold contemporary art are set against pale, crisp linens and textiles, a themed choice of furniture, antique dollhouse tea sets and playful lighting. All rooms have flat-screen TVs, high-speed Wi-Fi and a coffee machine. The bathrooms are spacious and luxurious, equipped with a clawfoot bathtub and a walk-in shower. Additionally, guests are encouraged to feel at home and stop by the snack room for some late night bites. 

Location

Just a five minute walk from the city’s central streets, No. 15 Great Pulteney is perfectly situated to enjoy the city’s hustle and bustle and then retreat to a quieter and more peaceful location for the evening. Nearby are two of England’s most ancient sites, the mysterious stone circle at Stonehenge and the lesser-known Avebury monoliths.

Food and drink

A wide-ranging buffet breakfast as well as a la carte dishes are served in the basement breakfast nook which continues the hotel's artistic design with an elaborate display of spoons. For brunch, lunch or dinner, Café 15 is an intimate option decorated with artistic flare and serving dishes from around the world. Afternoon tea is also available.

Facilities and activities

The hotel has a complimentary snack room (known as ‘The Larder’) that has fruit, snacks, sweets and soda.

Accessibility

The hotel does not have disabled access, although it does have a lift that goes to all floors.

Our opinion

No. 15 Great Pulteney is an artistic gem just outside the very heart of Bath and offers a completely unique and quirky stay while remaining classic and elegant.

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