IHG has expanded its rapidly growing portfolio of
Indigo Hotels & Resorts to the historic city of Bath in England.
The 166-room Hotel Indigo Bath is set in a Georgian terrace
built in the 18th century. The Grade I listed building
has hosted famous figures from history including Sir Walter Scott,
William Wilberforce, and the Duke of York.
its ancient Roman baths, the city is home to the only natural
thermal hot springs you can use in Britain. Bath is also home to a large collection of museums and galleries and a lively city centre
filled with independent shops and restaurants.
design cues from the city’s surrounding Georgian architecture and
the history of the local neighbourhood, Hotel Indigo Bath has five different room
types for guests to choose from:
- ‘Romance & Mischief’ rooms - Taking inspiration
from the infamous Debutant Season in Bath, where grand evenings of
gambling and frivolity mixed with afternoon tea and whispers of
romantic promises. The rooms have dark green headboard wooden panelling combined with vibrant luscious red velvet soft
furnishings. Nodding to the old gambling culture, there are
playing card side tables. The artwork on the walls plays on the
theme of romance with love birds and portraits that have been vandalised by ex-lovers.
- ‘Literary Hideaway’ rooms -
Reflecting Bath’s abundance of famous authors, these rooms are
designed to be cosier and reflect a getaway for creative writers.
The walls behind the bed are covered in a montage of novels by
many of Baths authors and the desk is a traditional writer’s
bureau with a captain’s chair. There is a slightly more muted colour pallet of browns and mustard yellows.
Architecture’ rooms - With the back wall of the bed lined with
ornate ceiling sconce covers and grand high ceilings, this room
amplifies the grand Georgian residence feel. Bold, symmetrical,
geometric patterns favoured by Georgian architecture of that time,
are visible with a deep and rich colour pallet - designed to
accentuate the period features.
- ‘Garden’ rooms - Moving
through the design periods, these rooms are a newly built modern
extension. With a more contemporary, light and youthful modern
design, these rooms are reflective of the garden in which they
- ‘Underground Vault’
- Built in the 18th
century the vaults are an amazing example of historical
architecture and house the hotel Suites. Designed with soft
lighting, black timber finishing, vaulted bath stone ceilings,
under floor heating and high-end crafted furniture, these rooms
are a great option for a special treat.
All rooms are equipped with Hypnos beds with Egyptian cotton linen,
spa-inspired bathrooms, Nespresso coffee machines, high speed
Wi-Fi and a variety of channels on a 40” flat screen TV.
Nicola Fender, Hotel Manager at Hotel Indigo Bath,
Hotel Indigo we believe in providing more than just a good night’s
sleep, we want to create an experience as unique as the neighbourhood in which we are found. With our unique design and
thoughtful touches inspired by the local history and surrounding
influences, guests can get a flavour of the neighbourhood through
our hotel before heading off to explore the city for themselves.”
Hotel Indigo Bath is home to “The Elder”, a new restaurant from Mike Robinson, co-owner of the only Michelin-starred
London pub, the Harwood Arms in Fulham. He also opened The
Woodsman restaurant and bar at Hotel Indigo Stratford-Upon-Avon
The Elder is the place to enjoy authentic British cooking and is open for lunch and
dinner with an à la carte menu. In the bar and the south facing
terrace, visitors can enjoy small plates, alongside cocktails and