Staying in a stylish hotel doesn’t have to break the bank. The experts at the Good Hotel Guide give us their pick of the poshest hotels in the UK – for £100 and under per night.
STAYING in a swanky hotel doesn’t have to mean taking out a second mortgage.
According to the experts at the Good Hotel Guide, there are plenty of posh hotels without the premier-class price tag.
Monday saw the launch of the 40th anniversary edition of the Good Hotel Guide.
Now exclusively to The Sun online, the country’s top hotel experts reveal the most stylish budget hotels.
From sleek Airstream trailers in Bristol to a country pub with rooms in the heart of stunning Cumbria, use this guide to plan your next escape.
For anyone whose wallet strains at the thought of staying in a swanky hotel – look no further.
From the street Grasshoppers in Glasgow is unassuming, but take the lift to the top of the former rail company offices, and you find a contemporary hotel with a bird’s eye view of the city and the glass roof of Central Station.
On arrival you’re offered tea and cake.
The bedrooms are individually styled with high ceilings and oak floor bathroom pods.
The kitchen is the hub of the place, where you can relax and eat a breakfast, all starting from £85 per night.
Brooks Guest House, Bristol
A brilliant conversion of a 1960s office block, this contemporary B&B has the novel option of a stay in one of four sleek Airstream trailers on the AstroTurfed roof.
A 20ft model proved perfect for a family of four. Down below, the bedrooms are compact, shipshape and Bristol fashion. The quietest overlook a Mediterranean-style courtyard.
Breakfast is cooked for you in the open-plan kitchen while you help yourself from the buffet. B&B from £99.
Romney Bay House, Kent
This beautiful 1920s mansion in a spectacular location amidst wild marshland scattered with ancient churches, Romney Bay House Hotel is a spectacular place for an intimate getaway at any time of the year.
The hotel is situated along a private road on a totally unspoilt stretch of coastline facing the English Channel and it has 10 double bedrooms – two with a four poster bed – with views all the way to France, all from £95 per room per night.
The Black Swan, Cumbria
There are local ales and a warm welcome at this country pub in the Eden Valley.
The characterful bedrooms – two on the ground floor, some in an annexe – are individually styled. Chickens roam the garden, which runs down to a stream.
Walkers will love the countryside and do justice to the hearty cooking – maybe topside of Cumbrian lamb with Puy lentils; pan-fried sea bream with clams. From £75 per night.
The Castleman, Dorset
A former dower house in a beautiful, unspoilt setting, this restaurant with rooms has a homey, lived-in feel.
The three biggest rooms have a roll top bath and substantial antique furniture.
At dinner there are home-grown vegetables and herbs; fruit from the orchard, served in a delightful dining room.
For breakfast there is fresh orange juice, home-baked bread, perfectly judged scrambled eggs. B&B from £100 per night.
Auchrannie House Hotel, Brodick
From just £67 per night, Auchrannie House Hotel on the Isle of Arran is cosy and romantic
From £67 per night, Auchrannie House Hotel on the Isle of Arran is cosy and romantic. Traditional decor is surrounded by the most enchanting natural beauty. Sumptuous bedding and luxurious toiletries are accompanied by locally sourced meats and fish at meal times and a welcoming whisky bar to visit at the end of the day.
The happy atmosphere is part of what makes this farm location beautiful.
A luxurious B&B from £80 per night, Penbontbren is the brainchild of Richard Morgan-Price and Huw Thomas who have spent time and enthusiastic energy on all the details.
Spacious suites occupy converted farm buildings, the rooms are spotless, the linen is crisp and nothing is too much trouble.
The Beckford Arms, Wiltshire
A log fire burns at this pub on the edge of the Fonthill Estate which is cosy, comforting and welcoming. French doors in the restaurant open to a charming terrace and the pub garden – this is where locals come for the inspired-by-the-seasons menu of interesting, beautifully presented food.
Rooms start at £95 per room per night.
La Sablonnerie, Sark
The distilled essence of Sark – relaxed, laid-back and tranquil – is embodied in La Sablonnerie. Elizabeth Perrée, the owner, is the soul of this whitewashed 16th-century farmhouse, which is approached via horse-drawn carriage on the rugged, car-free island.
Guests find rustic accommodation in the rose-swagged main building and a collection of nearby cottages starting from £50 per night.
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