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The House near Bath

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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“rowena and mike”(60 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful two days at The House near Bath. The hosts, Rowena and Mike were very welcoming and helpful and the house and the garden around it are very beautiful. We felt more like visiting friends and their beautiful home than staying in...More

Thank Guðleifur K
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded yesterday

And thank you both for staying with us Guolei and Hulga as I could tell right from the start that you liked it here and that really puts me at ease. I loved the fact that like Josh and Hilary, the review before this, you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As all the reviews here state, Rowena & Mike are fantastic hosts. They want to ensure you have the most perfect stay at their property and will do everything they can to accommodate your needs. The property is grand, peaceful and very well designed throughout...More

Thank HF456
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded yesterday

You two were about the nearest we've come to having near hipster guests so I really appreciated your comments. I loved having you both in the bar playing games (you will love it at the pub as that's what so many people do there!) and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say, such a great welcome from you both.You have a very nice establishment.The way you run the place is great.When we come back to go to Longleat again, I know where we are staying.Thanks for the chocolates and the offer of...More

1  Thank reecejohn
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded yesterday

I really do hope you and Morag come back Reece but next time I personally will make sure we can knock up a midnight feast for you! You Aussies, what am I going to do with you? But thanks for the info about Monkey World...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I think this is one of the fastest reviews I have ever written! We just returned from a wonderful stay at this lovely place :) We only spent one night which is a shame but we’ll be definitely going back! From the moment we arrived,...More

Thank xpisy
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 10 July 2018

Chrissie, you are making me blush and I do actually blush believe it or not! Or so I've been told! On my part it was so lovely to find two people as mad on bonzais as I am and who appreciate how hard it is...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018

Rowena and Mike treat you like royalty with a beautiful and delicious breakfast. The accommodations could not have been better and we were surrounded by the beautiful countryside. Before breakfast we found public walking paths that wound around and we ended up in a nearby...More

1  Thank ashleyrohara
Response from Rowena_Mary_Smith, Owner at The House near BathResponded 10 July 2018

I think I mentioned that you're our second American family to stay this year Ashley and it was so lovely to have all five of you! I really meant it when I said Cassie, Billy and Ellie were very well brought up and a delight...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Minibar
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 162 - USD 196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 162 - USD 196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (119)
Room & Suite (87)
Dining (34)
Amenities (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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"Room #8 had a nice view of the green field with the sheep and cows"
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"Quietest rooms would be at the back of the building"
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"The coach house is perfect if you plan to come back from a late night party."
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"we stayed in the coach room just off of the main house had lovely view of the house"
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