• The Gainsborough Bath Spa offers the only natural thermal spa within a hotel in the United Kingdom.
  • A team of passionate chefs present a fresh take on modern seasonal cuisine providing guests with sublime culinary experiences.
  • The perfect location to explore the city and its surrounds. Beyond its walls, a wealth of history, stunning architecture and beautiful countryside await.
  • The Spa Village Bath integrates the treasured waters of Bath with private aquatic body therapies and classic treatments that focus on personalized aromatherapy.
  • Thermae Bath Spa is across the street, the main shopping thoroughfare at the end of the street, and the train station about six minutes’ walk away.
  • The Gainsborough occupies a grandiose 1820s building that started life as a hospital, and then for many years was part of Bath’s art college. A massive renovation under YTL Hotels, a Malaysian-based group, has married a slick contemporary look with the Georgian surroundings.


We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.

  • Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
  • Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
  • Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
  • Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
  • Complimentary private airport transfers.
  • Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
  • Early check-in and late check-out.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi.
  • Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.

A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.


The Roman Baths & Pump Room

An original Roman bathing establishment along with its magnificent temple and baths. The remains are remarkably complete and among the finest in Europe. The Museum features displays, personal audio guides in 8 languages and even costumed Roman characters based on real people who lived and worked at Aquae Sulis 2,000 years ago. Regarded as the social heart of Bath for more than two centuries, the Pump Room is a striking neo-classical salon with a fountain for drinking the hot spa water. One of the city’s most elegant places to enjoy stylish, modern-British cuisine with live music by the Pump Room Trio or resident pianist.

Thermae Bath Spa

Past, present and future come together for a special spa experience. Bathe in the warm, mineral-rich waters including a spectacular rooftop pool. Thermae also features a series of aromatherapy steam rooms and a range of soothing spa treatments and packages.

Bath Abbey

Welcoming both pilgrims and visitors, Bath Abbey has been a place of Christian worship for over 1,200 years. Glorious stained glass windows and columns of gold stone create an extraordinary experience of light and space. A must see.

The Holburne Museum

A stunning and varied collection of art in one of Bath’s iconic buildings. Includes masterpieces by Gainsborough and Renaissance treasures.

Victoria Art Gallery

One of the best exhibition programmes in the region. The beautiful 19th century gallery houses work by Gainsborough, Sickert, Turner and many other leading artists.

No. 1 The Royal Crescent

A beautiful Georgian townhouse designed by John Wood the younger as part of the masterpiece of the Royal Crescent. No. 1 was the first townhouse in the Royal Crescent to be built and originally provided luxury accommodation for the aristocratic visitors who came to take the waters and enjoy the social season.

The Jane Austen Centre

This permanent exhibition and tea rooms celebrates Bath’s most famous resident. Learn about Jane’s experience in the city between 1801 and 1806 when she wrote ‘Persuasion’ and ‘Northanger Abbey’ which were set in Bath.

Sally Lunn's Historic Eating House & Museum

A unique taste of Bath’s history. Experience the traditional hospitality of Bath’s oldest historic eating house. Home of the world-famous Bath Bun created by the young Huguenot baker Sally Lunn during the Georgian era.

Fashion Museum & Assembly Rooms

The Assembly Rooms is one of Bath’s most prestigious venues and has been at the heart of the city’s social life since the 18th century. The story of fashion over the last 400 years is brought to life in this Fashion Museum; exhibiting one of the finest collections of contemporary, fashionable and historical dress in the world.

The American Museum

Embark on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the 20th century. With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the Museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions. The only museum of Americana outside the United States.

Prior Park Landscape Gardens

Set in the sweeping valleys of Bath, this picturesque Georgian landscape garden, commissioned by local entrepreneur Ralph Allen, with advice from ‘Capability’ Brown and the poet Alexander Pope, has stunning views over the Palladian Bridge and the city.

Postal Museum, Bath

Bath played a vital role in the 19th century in the development of communications and improving the British postal service. The museum features the story of letter writing, key figures involved in the postal service’s development and the carriage of mail throughout the ages.

Museum of Bath Architecture

This unique museum displays Bath’s transformation from a provincial town into an architecturally admired Georgian Spa.

The Museum of East Asian Art

The only museum in the UK dedicated solely to arts and culture of East and Southeast Asia. With the finest collection Far East artefacts outside London.

Stall Street and Southgate

Bath’s main shopping area which combines classic Georgian-style architecture with contemporary open spaces, around which there are a host of top high street names and an array of modern cafes, bars and restaurants.

Upper Town and Milsom Quarter

A great place to find top fashion designers, department stores, independent retailers and a concentration of lively bars and restaurants. At the heart of Milsom Street is Milsom Place – a lively shopping and socialising sanctuary which all surround a cobbled courtyard.

Walcot Street

Bath’s artisan quarter full of quirky shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. Be inspired by the vibrant selection of independent craft and curio shops; explore it all from reclaimed antiques and furniture stores to hatters, local glassware studios and bicycle shops.

Chat with one of our expert travel designers today to begin planning your perfect vacation

Call: +852 9465 4577


The Gainsborough Bath Spa Exterior

From its legendary beginnings around a thermal spring with waters that healed a swineherd prince to a magnificent Georgian playground that catered to both aristocracy and commoners alike, Bath has endured for over 2,000 years as a leisure and wellness destination. The city and its stories reveal an intriguing insight into Bath and its many historical influences. Discover a city shaped over centuries by warrior-kings and merchant corporations, reimagined by the vision of unconventional gamesters and eccentric architects all of which culminated in its global recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987.

Originally built in the 1800s, The Gainsborough Bath Spa occupies two Grade II Listed buildings with distinguished Georgian and Victorian façades in the heart of the World Heritage Site. Named after the artist, Sir Thomas Gainsborough, the luxury hotel is centred around Spa Village Bath and, uniquely in the UK, has the exclusive privilege of having access to the natural thermal, mineral-rich waters. As a Leading Hotel of the World, The Gainsborough Bath Spa is YTL’s first Hotel in the United Kingdom.

Created by award-winning Champalimaud Design, the rooms and suites at The Gainsborough Bath Spa are custom furnished, subtly referencing period details combined with contemporary forms while including all the functional elements that discerning travellers have come to expect. Our luxury accommodation in Bath is inclusive of standard five-star amenities from luxurious bedding and generous wardrobes to cordless phones and full black out window coverings. Each room and suite also feature a flat screen HD television, Roberts radio with Bluetooth connectivity, complimentary WiFi and radiant heated bathroom floors.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room

The comfortable Deluxe Rooms feature contemporary two-poster queen-size beds and luxurious furnishings, some with lovely views across the city of Bath.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Classic Room

Classic Room

Blending the aesthetics of the Georgian-era with modern elements, the more spacious Classic Rooms are finely appointed surrounded by lush furnishings and some offer city views.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Courtyard Room

Courtyard Room

The tall windows of the spacious Courtyard Rooms not only flood the rooms in natural light but also offer charming views of the Bellotts Courtyard.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Bath Spa Room

Bath Spa Room

Airy and bright, the distinctive Bath Spa Rooms include unlimited access to our spa’s facilities, while its bathroom’s alcove roll-top bathtubs provide guests with in-bathroom access to the natural thermal waters.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Junior Suite

Junior Suite

In addition to the elegant interior and luxurious amenities, the generously sized Junior Suites feature a seating area. Certain suites also offer gorgeous views overlooking the city.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Suite


Ideal for families, the large inviting Suites provide picturesque views of the city and also feature a contemporary two-poster bed, a separate seating area along with a comfortable double sofa bed.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Two Bedroom Suite

Two-Bedroom Suite

Elegantly spread across two levels, the Two-Bedroom Suite features a separate living space and is perfectly suited to small groups and families with the added luxury of unlimited access to our spa’s facilities.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Gainsborough Suite

Gainsborough Suite

The Gainsborough Suite is a luxurious, generously proportioned corner suite with glorious panoramic views of the heritage city, unlimited spa access and a generous lounge area.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Bath Spa Suite

Bath Spa Suite

Spacious and beautifully appointed, the Bath Spa Suite includes unlimited spa access as well as a lounge area and dedicated in-room thermal water service from the alcove roll-top bathtub within its marble bathroom.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Muse Bath Townhouse

Muse Bath Townhouse

A truly luxurious private residence located in the heart of Bath and only a stone’s throw from The Gainsborough Bath Spa. Available for exclusive rental, guests can reside in this elegant Georgian Townhouse whilst enjoying full use of the facilities at The Gainsborough Bath Spa, including unrestricted access to Spa Village Bath. Sleeps up to 5 guests.

The Restaurant with its Georgian architecture, original artwork and impressive wine wall is open to hotel guests and non-residents. Enjoy exquisite cuisine inspired by fresh, seasonal ingredients in a sophisticated yet informal environment. Dan Moon at The Gainsborough Restaurant has been awarded three AA Rosettes and features in the prestigious Tatler Restaurant Guide. We are delighted to offer two-for-one on our lunch menu (excluding Saturday and Sunday, maximum group size of 6 guests).

The Gainsborough Bath Spa The Canvas Room

Afternoon Teas And All-Day Dining

The Canvas Room offers the perfect place to relax and socialise in style. Its character and charm are quintessentially British and irrefutably modern with an understated elegance where guests can feel at home. Choose from the extensive drinks menu, including Champagnes, fine wines and cocktails whilst enjoying the welcoming ambience and society atmosphere. Our all-day dining menu and indulgent Afternoon Teas are also served by our dedicated waiters in the comfort of The Canvas Room.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa The Gainsborough Bar

The Gainsborough Bar

The Gainsborough Bar is chic, modern and fun; a brilliant social hub and the perfect venue for a refreshing drink, pre-dinner cocktail or after dinner liqueur. Our expert bartenders serve delicious innovative cocktails tailored to your personal taste, along with traditional classics or simply choose from a stellar collection of Champagnes, artisan gins, Martinis, fine wines and local ales.

Open to hotel guests and spa members, our complimentary Wellness Classes provide a fun, accessible and interesting activity to start your day in the right way.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel Spa


The Gainsborough Bar is chic, modern and fun; a brilliant social hub and the perfect venue for a refreshing drink, pre-dinner cocktail or after dinner liqueur. Our expert bartenders serve delicious innovative cocktails tailored to your personal taste, along with traditional classics or simply choose from a stellar collection of Champagnes, artisan gins, Martinis, fine wines and local ales.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Pool
The Gainsborough Bath Spa Interior Pool


The Romanesque Spa Village is quite something. There are three substantial thermal pools in which to wallow – the largest set under a glass-roofed atrium as well as saunas and a steam room, plus 11 treatment rooms offering a wide range of massages and Asian influenced therapies.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Gym


There’s also a well-equipped gym.

The Gainsborough Bath Spa Yoga


Area & Location

Area, Country
Bath BA1 1QY, UK
Nearest Airport
Bristol Airport, Bristol
Local Currency
British Pound
Time Change
GMT +0
English, Welsh
Best time to go
Best visited between May through September.

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