A luxury holiday in the UK doesn't have to break the bank. Whether you want to escape to the idyllic Cotswolds or spend a stylish weekend in London, we've found the best of affordable luxury at these British hotels that cost less than £100 a night.
Want to experience loft-style living in Manchester? One hotel set in a Victorian cotton merchant's warehouse was made for trendy urbanites. Not only does it sit in a fantastic location in the city centre, but guests are also treated to a personalised service and can indulge in fine dining at the Michael Caines Restaurant.
London can be pricey but a boutique hotel close to Earl's Court tube station invites travellers to relax in its individually styled rooms, trendy bars and Italian restaurant, without the price tag. Every room features an entertainment system, flat-screen TVs and tablets with the hotel directory, plus there is a heated herb garden providing a delightful place to unwind after a long day.
For those looking to escape to the seaside, an eco-hotel in Bournemouth has pulled out all the stops for its guests, offering comfy beds, smart bathrooms and a 2 AA rosette restaurant.
Discover some of Britain's best luxury stays under £100 a night...
Britain's best luxury hotels under £100 a night
Britain's best luxury hotels under £100 a night
Boutique hotel The Fish is a new kind of country hotel offering style, service and a fabulous location in the Cotswolds without a hefty price tag. With sweeping views over the Vale of Evesham, the 67-room hotel sits at the heart of Farncombe Estate, an idyllic 400-acre patchwork of field and woodland. The decor is contemporary rustic yet cosy with a touch of Scandi-style spread over three buildings: The Farmhouse, The Outhouse and The Stables. A new restaurant launching on 1 April will serve surf and turf dishes. Guests can make the most of the inspiring surroundings too as the hotel team is on hand to arrange activities including Segway safaris, clay pigeon shooting, archery and golf. From £89 per room per night, including breakfast.
Located between Bristol’s historic cobbled Narrow Quay and elegant Queen Square, The Bristol is housed in a distinctive 1960s building with chic airy spaces decorated using modern lines, cool colours and contemporary furniture. The River Lounge & Bar is a lovely spot for a morning coffee, light lunch or evening cocktails, while The Shore Café Bar is an informal bar with big screens for watching sports and live music at weekends. The 187 rooms and suites are among the most luxurious in the city as each one has been styled and furnished to offer supreme comfort, with extra luxuries such as media hubs and Nespresso coffee machines. From £85 per room per night, room only.
Set in an iconic building in the heart of the city, The Nadler Liverpool provides luxury and comfort at an affordable price. The interior design combines cool pastels and striking monochrome furnishings to create a space that is chic and elegant. The design-led rooms focus on home comforts and cutting-edge technology with standard rooms offering mini kitchens, free WiFi, air conditioning, large HD LED TVs, a workspace and sumptuous pocket-sprung beds, as well as a pillow menu so that guests can have the perfect night’s sleep. From £59 per room per night.
The Dial House Hotel provides an excellent blend of traditional features and modern facilities in its wonderful Cotswolds location. The hotel dates back to 1698 and is one of the oldest buildings in the idyllic village of Bourton on the Water. The 3 AA Rosette fine dining restaurant offers seasonal dishes and guests can relax in the large swim spa Jacuzzi located in the private garden. There are 16 individually designed bedrooms which include a number of four-poster bedrooms that offer the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring the Cotswolds. £90 per room per night, including breakfast.
With 61 bedrooms designed in a loft-living style, ABode Manchester is an excellent choice for urbanites visiting Manchester. Sitting in a Grade II listed building, the property has retained the period character of its beginnings as a Victorian cotton merchant’s warehouse. The hotel boasts a fantastic location in the city centre and is one of the most stylish boutique stays in Manchester. It is luxurious with carefully styled interiors and a personalised service, while offering competitive rates for a luxury stay. Guests can sample Michael Caines' famous cuisine at the Michael Caines Restaurant, or sip bubbly in the Champagne Bar. From £98 per room per night, including breakfast.
A stone’s throw from the sands of Camber and the pretty little town of Rye on the coast, 21-room hotel The Gallivant is small but perfectly formed. Think New England, coastal chic, driftwood with sea blues and whitewashed floorboards. Each room has an en-suite bath and shower, flat screen TVs, luxury bathroom toiletries and a larder stocked with treats for midnight snacks. The restaurant serves delicious dishes, such as fish caught in front and wonderful Romney salt marsh lamb. It even makes its own bread and cures its own bacon. From £95 per room per night, including breakfast.
This eight-bedroom country inn is relaxed while also grand, especially in each of the en-suite bedrooms where huge mirrors, indulgent king or emperor-sized beds and other luxurious touches, such as the crisp Egyptian cotton sheets, goose down duvets, mohair bed throws and state of the art televisions, ensure that guests enjoy a peaceful night’s rest and a memorable stay. The Packhorse Inn is home to the only restaurant in Suffolk with 3 AA Rosettes, making it a top destination for foodies. From £85 per room per night, including breakfast.
A luxury boutique hotel located six minutes' walk from Earl's Court tube station and just minutes from the city’s most famous museums, Hotel Xenia has 99 individually appointed rooms including the exquisite Xenia Suite, two stylish bars, private dining room and a dining space serving Italian cuisine. All rooms feature entertainment systems including wireless speakers, flat-screen TVs and tablets with the hotel directory, plus free WiFi. The hotel has a cocktail bar and chic champagne bar, as well as a heated herb garden providing a delightful place to relax after a long day. Expedia offers stays from £89 per room per night.
Despite being one of the top eco-hotels in the world, the team at The Green House doesn’t compromise on luxury in order to be sustainable. Set in a restored Grade II Victorian villa, the style is chic and natural with well-designed rooms featuring incredibly comfy beds and smart bathrooms. The restaurant Arbor offers one of Bournemouth’s best fine dining experiences and is well worth a visit. Doris & Dicky offers stays from £80 per room per night.
Rydges is a sophisticated hotel in Kensington set discretely on a historic tree-lined avenue while offering chic rooms and suites with free WiFi, flat screen TVs and Rydges Dream Beds. The hotel has a stylish restaurant, a cocktail bar and a fitness centre. If you want to combine good location and facilities, Rydges Kensington London will assure you a comfortable stay. Expedia offers stays from £94 per room per night.
The Plough Rhosmaen is a charming four-star boutique hotel in the Towy Valley, at the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Guests can enjoy beautiful views from all of the 23 en-suite rooms, which come with queen-sized beds and sofas. The hotel’s restaurant offers traditional Welsh dishes and an excellent wine menu, all served in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. The hotel is surrounded by castles and country houses with the National Botanical Garden of Wales and Aberglasney House only minutes away. From £95 per room per night on a B&B basis.