Francis Hotel Bath - MGallery by Sofitel

Francis Hotel Bath - MGallery by Sofitel

9.02 reviews
Ranked #5 in Bath hotels
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Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HH, England
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Description
This Bath historic hotel is near Jane Austen Centre, Roman Baths, and Herschel Museum of Astronomy. Additional attractions include Bath Abbey.

Features.
Dining options at Mercure Francis Bath include

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a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Brasserie Blanc is the restaurant connected to the hotel through interior doors: the bill can be put on your tab. The Francis has 98 rooms. Room service is available during limited hours. This 3.0 star property offers small meeting rooms and audio visual equipment. This Bath property has event space consisting of banquet facilities and conference/meeting rooms. The property offers an airport shuttle (surcharge). Additional property amenities include a coffee shop/café and currency exchange.

Guestrooms.
Guestrooms have garden or courtyard views. Bathrooms feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Wireless and wired high speed Internet access is available for a surcharge; guestrooms also offer direct dial phones. Flat panel televisions are available in guestrooms. Rooms also include sofa beds, coffee/tea makers, blackout drapes/curtains, and electronic/magnetic keys. Guests may request extra towels/bedding and wake up calls. Housekeeping is available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request. Guestrooms are all non smoking.



Notifications and Fees:

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Charlotte street car park is very close by, an alternative to the pricey 15 for the hotel car park.

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Amenities

Free WiFi
Internet Access
Laundry Services
Meeting Rooms
Air conditioning
Connecting Rooms

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Bristol, UK
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The Francis has tried to merge the grandeur of the Victorian with a modern twist. And I can't deny it has done so well! Knowingly ostentatious, the hotel’s recent refurbishment includes wallpapers with felt portrait silhouettes, Victorian ladies painted on cupboards, thick royal blue carpets and red velvet chairs, alongside bright gilt framed mirrors and black laquerware desks. I found the black and white chequered bathrooms to be cool and un-cramped. In the feature rooms -wait for it- pictures of sheep are on the ceiling above your bed, to help you drift to sleep! Such touches are quirky and daring. Still remains the lovely traditional wrought iron entrance way with wooden revolving doors - I always find them a pleasure to walk through. Also, each of the 7 townhouses making up the Francis, contain a plaque describing who has lived there in times gone by. The staircases display photos from the Bath Historical Society: including one of the Beatles, who also stayed in this hotel. These homages to history are a nice touch and perhaps my favourite thing about the Francis is that among the proud modern flair there remains the unchangeable wonkiness of the corridor floors, warped by time (watch your step!)

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Amenities

Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
Dining & Drinks
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
Fitness & Recreation
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Concierge services
  • Terrace
Parking
  • Self parking (surcharge)
Accessibility
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Pets
  • Pets not allowed
Services & Conveniences
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Meeting rooms 2
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Fireplace in lobby
Bath
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
Bed
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
In-Room Dining
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
Media & Technology
  • Digital TV service
  • HDTV
  • Plasma TV
Housekeeping
  • Daily housekeeping
Other Room Amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bathrobes
  • Individually decorated
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • In-room safe
Property Info
  • Total number of rooms - 98
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Year Built 1728
  • Express check-out
  • Express check-in
Other Policies
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
Francis Hotel Bath - MGallery by Sofitel

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