This charming, family-friendly hotel comprises a Georgian manor house and a modern garden lodge, in which there are a total of 42 rooms. The Bodysense Country Club is a stone's throw from both. Among the hotel's facilities are a lobby with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a café, a bar, restaurants and conference facilities. Laundry and room services are available (both for an additional fee), as well as a car park for guests arriving by car.
The hotel stands on a plot of private land spanning over 30 hectares, surrounded by gardens and forest. Guests can enjoy the magnificent landscape of Somerset with views taking in over 30 km, and take the opportunity to investigate the historic Roman city of Bath, only a few minutes away by car. The tourist centre and numerous shopping opportunities, as well as a bus stop and the train station are 5-10 minutes away. The hotel is ideally situated, not only for visits to the city centre's own attractions but also for trouble-free access to sights a little further away, such as Longleat House and Safari Park, Castle Combe and Lacock Abbey. The drive to Bristol takes around half an hour. The hotel is situated approximately 91 km from Bournemouth Airport, 37 km from Bristol Airport, 118 km from Cardiff Airport, 125 km from Exeter International Airport, 161 km from London Heathrow Airport and 100 km from Southampton Airport.
The standard double rooms are on the 1st and 2nd floors of the Garden Lodge. Rooms come with an en suite bath/shower, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, radio, CD player and, for an additional fee, wireless Internet access. Guests are also provided with tea and coffee making facilities, a double or king-size bed and central heating. The majority of the rooms also come with a balcony or terrace with a garden table and chairs and a view over the garden, the tennis courts and the Limpley Stoke pool. The view and balcony or terrace cannot be guaranteed.
The hotel has its own outdoor and indoor swimming pools, children's swimming area, sun loungers and parasols. Guests are invited to make use of the sauna, solarium, steam room, massage service and various other health programmes (some for a small additional fee payable locally). There are tennis courts, aerobics (for an additional fee) and a gym on site. There is also a five-hole golf course on the premises.
Guests can choose fine-dining in the one AA Rosette awarded Georgian Rooms (pre-booking required) or the relaxed and informal Cellars Bistro (perfect for families) or enjoy traditional afternoon tea in the drawing room. In addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner are available on a set menu basis.
Payment by American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
From the M4 take exit 18 and then take the A46 towards Bath. Continue along the A46 for around 16 km and then take Bath City exit. At the junction take the third exit towards the city centre on the A4. Continue for a further 3 km, then take a left over the river and a right at the next set of lights. At the following junction take the first exit for the University. After 3 km guests will arrive at the university and will cross a small junction. The hotel entrance is just on the left hand side, around 300 m away.
The use of leisure facilities and parking is included in the price of the room.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
King size bed