We loved our stay at Hill House in Bath! From the first moment when Douglas greeted us by name and personally parked our car, to the last morning when Harry sent us along with fantastic suggestions for the next leg of our journey, the hosts of Hill House could not have been more generous with their time and expertise! Hill House has a relaxed and eclectic elegance, with delightful surprises on surfaces and in corners everywhere you turn. Our room (#7) had a lovey view of the adjoining hills as well as a pretty little garden below, and was spotless, designed beautifully, was well-appointed and brand-new!
The bed was comfy with lovely white linens; the bathroom, like everything else, was newly-renovated and in perfect condition, had unfailing hot water and good shower pressure, and there were tea and coffee, madeleines and even thermoses of fresh milk and water outside our door each morning. Breakfasts were dreams-come-true! Sun poured in and washed the big wooden tables laden with yummies. Hot freshly made-to-order gourmet breakfasts started our days off in healthy warmth, and included friendly conviviality with the other delightful guests and with our hosts. The suggestions for activities and restaurants in Bath were spot-on and made us feel like we were locals. Even walking up the hill to our Hill House “home” each evening had a great benefit – working off some of the extra vacation calories! We would highly recommend Hill House and would love to see it achieve #1 Bed and Breakfast in Bath on Trip Advisor!
Room Tip: Not sure what the other rooms were like (we’re sure they were great, too), but we were very comfortable
Exactly what a B and B should be. Charming knowledgeable Owners and excellent Breakfast. Beautiful and Clean rooms.
Very tastefully decorated and lots of nice surprise touches (eg cookies).
I will return !
Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
My wife and I had a mid-week stay here, our first visit together as she had never been to Bath. The minute we arrived we were made most welcome by Douglas and although very early, (to drop off our luggage and park up the car), we were sat down,had tea,biscuits and a long chat where he explained the lay of the land and the local attractions. He recommended several nearby restaurants that we tried and found to be superb. Our room was excellent, as were the breakfasts. For those with cars, parking is via a permit, and not necessarily close by, but if you arrive early before the locals arrive home, is not a problem. The area is very hilly but several buses pass Hill House if you find it a strain returning from the centre of the city, which is about ten minutes downhill walk away. I cannot praise Hill House and Mien Hosts enough, it has all been said before and is all true.
Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
What a wonderful B&B. Run by a charming couple, the house is so comfy and clean and the breakfasts are AMAZING! There has obviously been so much thought and consideration gone into the design of this place and the results are lovely.
Plus they have a gorgeous dog!
Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
Stayed over the May bank holiday weekend. We arrived just after midday by train and were lucky enough to check straight in. We were in room 4 which was huge, beautifully decorated and very nicely furnished. The owners are very friendly and are very knowledgeable about all the best places to visit during your stay. Nice little touches everywhere from the White Company toiletries to the little flask of fresh milk and water to the room each afternoon to the gorgeous ornaments and pictures dotted around everywhere. Breakfast was excellent, and so sociable, around a huge table. We loved Bath before this visit but will be making it regular haunt after this stay. Well done guys, this one of the best places we ever had the pleasure to stay at.