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Hilton Bath City hotel rebrands as a DoubleTree

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The Hilton Bath City hotel, regularly voted the ugliest building in central Bath, is to rebrand as a DoubleTree.

The hotel is currently undergoing a major refurbishment following its acquisition by Starwood Capital.  The refurbishment does not include major improvements to the facade unfortunately.

Reopening is currently scheduled for Monday 6th April.

Hilton Bath Spa becomes DoubleTree hotel

The hotel website is here if you want to find out more.

A Hampton by Hilton is also planned for Bath and, at over 200 rooms, will be the biggest hotel in the city centre.  Opening is planned for 2022.

If you have a substantially bigger budget, here is my review of The Gainsborough hotel in BathI also recently reviewed IHG’s new Hotel Indigo Bath.


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There are various ways of earning Hilton Honors points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses.

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