If you’re looking to stay in one of Bath’s historic hotels, seek out one of the town’s most distinctive regency-style townhouse, MGallery Francis Hotel Bath. Conveniently located in the heart of Bath town centre, with the Jane Austen centre and the Roman Baths and Bath spa just moments away.
Built as seven separate townhouses in 1858 and later used as a boarding house, Francis hotel offers guests a taste of Regency opulence alongside an array of modern conveniences. The original Grade I listed building has been immaculately preserved and is set within the picturesque Queen’s Square, arguably the prettiest garden squares in Bath.
Each of the hotel’s 98 bedrooms has a unique design, from the contemporary classic rooms to the extravagant feature rooms. The feature bedrooms boast a range of period finishes, from extra-large beds covered in the most luxurious Egyptian cotton linen to the stunning window views of Bath. Historic Georgian details can be found throughout the property, from the silhouette of Jane Austen wallpaper adorning the hotel’s staircase and the many blue plaques listing renowned residents to the sash windows.
Guests can enjoy a quintessentially British afternoon tea affair inside Emily’s tea room, where the menu is inspired by the hotel’s Regency heritage, serving finger sandwiches, warm scones and seasonal delights from just £22.50 per person. Be sure to explore the hotel’s lounge bar at No 10, boasting an extensive drinks menu with an array of fine wines, creative cocktails and classic cocktails to be enjoyed in the grandest of interiors
The dinner service at Francis hotel Bath transports you to the heart of the of the Mediterranean and Morocco with its newly opened restaurant, Boho Marché. Begin with a signature Boho Marché cocktail at your table choosing between a Moroccan Mojo, a twist on a classic mojito or a pink martini – where one is never enough. The menu at the Boho Marché takes its cues from the exotic ingredients and flavours of France, Morocco and Spain, where local, ‘seasonal field-to-fork’ produce’ is the highlight restaurant’s menu.
Our highlights include moreish pan seared tiger prawns with garlic butter and toasted sourdough to start, duck confit with slow cooked apples, Valpolicella jus and delicately seasoned with sage for your main course and the most indulgent salted caramel chocolate fondant with layers of creamy vanilla ice cream to finish.
Located close to Bath Spa train station and just over two hours from central London, the hotel is the perfect place to escape and explore England’s rich history.
MGallery Francis Hotel Bath, Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HH