A Blooming Retreat At The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, Bath

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa offers timeless beauty, exceptional service, and a convenient location to enjoy the very best of Bath. Charlotte Saunders checks in to discover its superb wedding facilities and minimoon prowess.

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

As we drove through the historic streets of Bath in the company of the English sunshine, we arrived at the iconic Royal Crescent. With its 30 Grade I-listed terrace houses arranged around an immaculate lawn, this is the ultimate destination to escape the hustle of the city. Dotted among the sweeping curve is The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, a luxurious 5-star hotel and wedding venue. Upon arrival, we were warmly greeted by the concierge team and our car was discreetly parked for us, giving us a taste of the VIP treatment.

With high ceilings, grand windows and unique furnishings, the hotel’s character creates a home-from-home experience. Interior designer Jane Clayton has carefully curated all 45 rooms and suites, using unique décor and flamboyant furnishings to create an exclusive feel for guests. Elegant touches complete each room, with Noble Isle toiletries, a flat-screen TV, a Dyson hairdryer and comfy robes, every need is met with modern amenities. Many rooms offer a breathtaking view of the immaculate gardens or the lush Royal Crescent lawn, connecting guests to the vibrant energy of Bath.

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

The hotel offers much more than just the accommodation, The Spa & Bath House is a tranquil haven that provides a range of facilities to enhance your stay. Guests can indulge in the heated relaxation pool, rejuvenate in the vitality pool, relax in the sauna and steam room, and choose from an extensive list of spa treatments. The serene spa is the ideal place to unwind after a day of exploring the city.

The hotel excels in dining with Montagu’s Mews, a glamorous bar and restaurant offering locally sourced, contemporary cuisine. The main restaurant area features stylish décor with pink tones, textured furnishings, and an impressive wine display, creating a picture-perfect environment. During the warmer months, guests can enjoy alfresco dining or treat themselves to afternoon tea while overlooking the gardens. The Instagram-worthy dishes, flawless service, and calming atmosphere make it a romantic setting to share with your loved one.

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa Montagu's Mews

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa offers beautiful gardens and luxurious surroundings, providing a stunning backdrop for a memorable city wedding. Despite its discreet exterior, the hotel features various function spaces to accommodate a variety of needs. From outdoor ceremonies surrounded by spring blooms to an intimate gathering within the Georgian walls, this iconic hotel is the ideal venue for a timeless wedding. With enchanting grounds, floral aromas, and a secluded setting, the natural beauty of The Wedding Garden creates a fairytale backdrop for your big day. Adjacent to The Wedding Garden is the Garden Villa, an exclusive property for up to 8 adults and 2 children. This private residence has access to the Walled Gardens and comfortable outdoor seating, making it the ultimate base to prep with your bridal squad.

The hotel offers several indoor event spaces for your special day, including The Sir Percy Blakeney Suite and The Library, which are perfect for smaller gatherings. The Sir Percy Blakeney Suite, one of the master suites at the hotel, provides a stunning space for a majestic ceremony for up to 30 seated guests. The natural shades of the interior, combined with the sunlight flooding through the large windows, create the ideal setting to personalise and make your own.

The Royal Crescent Hotel & SpaThe Bath House

For those seeking a private retreat in the bustling city, having exclusive use of the hotel offers seclusion, comfort, and a sense of intimacy. This includes all the rooms and suites, Montagu’s Mews Restaurant & Bar, the beautiful gardens, and The Spa & Bath House. With the capacity to accommodate up to 120 seated guests, hosting a wedding reception in a marquee set up in the gardens is the perfect choice for grand weddings. The striking marquee allows you to customise the theme to match your vision. Whether that is the table arrangements, colour schemes or floral displays, each wedding is truly unique and individual.

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa Bedroom

To top things off, why not cheers to your newlywed status with a glass of Champagne and an intimate journey across the city of Bath in the hotel’s hot air balloon? The exclusive balloon experience is priced at £1000 for two people. Whether you are seeking a Bridgerton-esque wedding venue, a wellness retreat, or a luxury city break, look no further than this historic gem!

To book your city wedding, visit royalcrescent.co.uk

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