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Gorgeous UK hotels with Instagram-worthy in-room free-standing bath tubs

Why not soak your troubles away at one of these gorgeous hotels with in-room bath tubs...

Is there anything more decadent than having a luxurious free-standing bath tub just feet away from your hotel bed? Nope, in our opinion there’s not and so we’ve found some of the greatest hotels across the country, all of whom feature spectacular bath tubs for a relaxing and romantic stay.

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A luxurious free-standing bath tub in a hotel room in The Cotswolds


This stunning Georgian townhouse hotel set in the heart of Cheltenham in the Cotswolds is perfect for a weekend of relaxation and indulgence.

This boutique hotel is as charming as it is luxurious, with rooms being a mix of classic and modern, celebrating all the original architectural features and enhancing them with things such as, well, an in-room bath tub.

Enjoy the luxury of relaxing in a Victorian roll-top bath at the foot of your bed before heading downstairs to enjoy some exquisite fire-side cuisine and a tasty gin and tonic.

No.38 The Park

Top rated
9.4 Excellent (757 reviews)

A hotel room with a free-standing bath tub in the heart of Manchester


Located in the centre of Manchester, this impressive hotel is a firm favourite both for its stylish interiors and features, such as the rooftop pool with views over the Manchester townhall.

A suite at the King Street Townhouse will get you a free-standing roll-top bath perfectly positioned to make the most of the views. So, draw yourself a warm bubble bath and watch the sunset as the city gradually lights up and comes to life.

Dine at the King Street Tavern and enjoy a relaxed but elegant atmosphere, where attention to detail is of the utmost importance and the delicious food is second to none.

King Street Townhouse

Top rated
9.2 Excellent (679 reviews)

A hotel room in Brighton with a free standing bath tub and sea views

Directly looking out onto the sea, Drake’s Hotel is perfect for a quick weekend away from the city and to simply pamper yourself.

Book yourself into a Feature Room and enjoy surroundings that are dripping with luxury, including the unparalleled sea views. And where better to gaze at the ocean than from the comfort of your private in-room bath tub?

Downstairs the hotel boasts a restaurant and lively cocktail bar, where you can sip on a freshly mixed cocktail by expert mixologist Tom, whilst enjoying the laid-back atmosphere and chic surroundings.

Drakes Hotel

Top rated
9.2 Excellent (1153 reviews)

A hotel with an in-room bath tub in sunny Salcombe


This hotel is often touted as one of the best hotels in the country and it’s easy to see why. Set at the centre of a coastal cove, the beautiful Salcombe Harbour Hotel offers waterfront dining, sea views from most bedrooms, a luxurious spa and easy access to the coastal paths.

The bathrooms all feature free-standing baths ideally placed to look out over the ocean, and you can always order a bottle of champagne to really make an occasion of it!

If you can persuade yourself to leave the comfort of your room, then why not venture down to the spa for some R&R. You can book yourself in for a treatment or simply explore the pool and sauna.

Salcombe Harbour Hotel & Spa

Top rated
9.2 Excellent (774 reviews)

A moment from the hustle and bustle in a free-standing bath tub in London


A gorgeous Georgian townhouse in the heart of London, the Dean Street Town House is perfect for a relaxing weekend in the city. Explore the sights of London, shop ‘til you drop and perhaps even take in a musical or show whilst you are there. At the end of the day, come home to your cosy room and take a long hot bubble bath.

Each of the 39 guest rooms are decorated in a classic style with plush carpets and antique-style furniture. If you opt for a ‘Bigger’ room then you can enjoy the luxury of a four-poster bed and a free-standing bath tub just feet away.

Downstairs you’ll find the chic dining room, serving gourmet British cuisine all day, and the bar where you can enjoy a cocktail or a night cap before bed.

Dean Street Townhouse

Top rated
8.8 Excellent (75 reviews)

Two free-standing bath tubs in a hotel room for a romantic weekend away


One of Newcastle’s hippest hotels, Malmaison commands incredible views over the Millennium Bridge and is within easy reach of the rest of the city.

Book yourself into the Ark Royal Executive Suite for a romantic hotel stay to remember. The suite features a king-size bed, walk in showers, great views and two side-by-side deep bath tubs so you can enjoy his and hers soaking time.

Downstairs you’ll find an excellent restaurant serving up seasonal British cuisine, plus you can take advantage of offers such as the ‘bottomless lunch.’

Malmaison Newcastle

Top rated
Newcastle upon Tyne
9.0 Excellent (2331 reviews)

A free standing bath in a cosy Victorian hotel


Located in Durham’s charming Old Elvet area, The Town House is a grade II listed building, housing cosy rooms and grand interiors.

The Ruby and Amethyst bedrooms offer luxurious king size beds, original architectural features such as a Victorian fireplace or oak panelling, plus both rooms include a free-standing roll-top bath. This is all complimented by modern fixtures such as flat screen TVs, power showers and under-floor heating.

Whilst there, do take advantage of the delicious Sunday roast and the outdoor hot tub, though not at the same time obviously.

Hotel The Town House

Top rated
8.6 Excellent (418 reviews)

A free-standing bath tub in a hotel nestled in the Welsh countryside


Recently featured in our list of ‘Top UK outdoor hot tub hotels’, we can’t get enough of Chateaux Rhianfa. The French style castle is set in the midst of dramatic North Welsh scenery, and is the perfect fairy tale castle for a weekend spent exploring the local nature and relaxing at the hotel.

For a particularly special night book the Duchess Suite, whose piece de résistance is the deep stone bath inserted into the bay window overlooking Snowdonia. On either side of the bath there is a library of books for you to browse, plus a spacious seating area and king-size bed.

Elsewhere the hotel features an outdoor hot tub perfect for those days when you have spent hours roaming the delights of the surrounding mountains and need to soothe tired muscles.

Chateau Rhianfa

Menai Bridge
8.6 Excellent (991 reviews)

A hotel with a free-standing bath overlooking a Scottish loch


Feel like a Scottish Lord or Lady by booking yourself a Whisky Suite at the gorgeous Cameron House hotel in Glasgow.  The suite combines timeless Scottish elegance with luxurious touches such as a monsoon shower, spacious living room area, views over the loch and of course your own in-room bathtub.

The hotel also features a decadent spa with 17 treatment rooms, including VIP couple’s treatment rooms, a rooftop infinity pool and all the spa trappings such as a steam room, relaxation suite and ESPA product.

If you are looking to keep yourselves busy during your stay, then why not take yourself out for a round of golf, in the beautiful 9-hole course around the loch. If your game is not quite up to par, you can always book yourself a training session with one of the hotel’s experienced instructors.

Cameron House on Loch Lomond

Top rated
8.8 Excellent (854 reviews)

A free-standing bath tub in your room in Edinburgh


You’ll forgive us for featuring a bath tub that’s in a bathroom, but The Heriot suite of The Witchery by the Castle has a bathroom like no other. The free-standing roll top bath sits beneath a dramatically frescoed ceiling, gilded and mirrored wall paneling and is an extension of a decadent room featuring a velvet draped four-poster bed.

The Witchery is a unique hotel that offers a completely immersive experience. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time and come to stay with a medieval knight. It’s the perfect location for beginning your exploration of this ancient and historical city.

Dining at The Witchery is also a particularly special encounter. The food is delicious as is the scenery, and the intimate candle-lit surroundings are perfect for a romantic evening, setting the tone for your entire trip.

The Witchery By The Castle