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Highways House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   143 Wells Road, Bath BA2 3AL, England
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Ranked #124 of 188 Bath B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Bath and Stonehenge during our recent visit to UK and stayed at Highway house overnight We had booked two rooms as there were 5 of us It is a scenic and quaint place with a charm of its own The location is good and at a fairly reasonable walking distance from The city centre and Roman baths The... More

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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great B and B. Each day started with a great breakfast with the best coffee in the Uk. It was a bit of an uphill hike from the city center, but easy enough to stroll downhill to the city. They provided a big fan for the room as it was fairly hot out. The family room was... More

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

Located within several minutes of the centre of Bath, although a hilly walk on the return (difficult to avoid this in Bath!). We were in the annexe, which I found small but functional. I've stayed in a number of places where I would gladly spend time in the room to relax, but this was a little small and dark. If... More

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We have just returned from a 2 night stay and would recommend this B&B to all, very clean food plenty and wonderful excellent choice something for everyone. The Bus was a bit dear take a taxi much cheaper. Looking forward to a retun visits. Sheila and Jim

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 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... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 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... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 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... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

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... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 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... More

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Darlington, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 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... More

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Address: 143 Wells Road, Bath BA2 3AL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Bath
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Highways House 4*
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Highways House, built in 1874, is a 5 room (all ensuite) Guest House. We are ten minutes walk into the city centre (Roman Baths/Bath Abbey etc) and the return journey is a little uhill towards the end. We are on a main bus & cab route, and well away from the city centre noisy pubs and clubs that are so busy at weekends. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness and friendliness. ... more   less 
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