Get ready for some major inspiration for your next UK getaway, as Britain’s best hotels for 2019 have been revealed.
We’re talking luxurious countryside retreats, fine dining restaurants, swanky rooms and suites, impressive locations and basically everything you could want for a dreamy minibreak.
The UK’s top five hotels were unveiled at the AA Hospitality Awards 2019 in the Hotel of the Year category, with a winner for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The ceremony also included a separate category for London hotels.
So, what’s on offer for guests staying at the chic properties?
We take a look at the top five best UK hotels below and why they need to be on your radar for your next staycation…
Chewton Glen, New Milton, England
This 5* luxury hotel in the breathtaking Hampshire countryside boasts a handy location right by New Forest National Park so it’s ideal for those looking to make the most of the great outdoors.
The hotel offers 72 elegant suites and rooms for guests with large beds, ensuite bathrooms and swanky interiors,
However, it’s the tree houses which caught our attention; stay in one of these and guests can expect everything from hot tubs and fireplaces to some seriously breathtaking views of the landscape.
How much? Prices start from £325 per night.
The Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Scotland
A 5* hotel in the heart of the countryside, the Gleneagles Hotel has everything you could want for a luxury getaway.
We’re talking three championship golf courses, one luxurious spa, a two-Michelin starred restaurant, casual dining at the brasserie, chic bars for pre-dinner tipples and even a scrumptious afternoon tea setting.
As for the rooms? The plush furniture, huge beds and ensuite bathrooms all make for a very homely feel.
How much? Prices start from £295 per night, based on two people sharing a room on a bed and breakfast basis.
The Grove, Narbeth, Wales
This cosy boutique hotel is nestled amidst the Pembrokeshire countryside and offers everything you need for a home-away-from-home feel.
Each bedroom is individually designed too, while the hotel restaurant, The Fernery, boasts three AA rosettes. (Although for casual dining the hotel also offers Artisan rooms).
Highlights include the walled garden, vegetable gardens and the handy location right by Pembrokeshire Coastal National Park and its stunning sandy beaches.
How much? Prices from £120 per night, based on two people sharing a room on a bed and breakfast basis.
The Fitzwilliam Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Considering a city break in Belfast? Then the luxurious 5* Fitzwilliam needs to be on your radar if you want to add some serious luxury to your getaway.
Boasting a very handy central location, the elegant guestrooms have plenty of amenities including chic toiletries, large beds and ensuite bathrooms.
Fine dining is on the menu at the restaurant, while the Afternoon Tea is sure to be a hit with those who have a sweet tooth.
How much? Prices from £120 per night when you book online in advance.
The Landmark, London
Located right by Marylebone station, the Landmark has a handy location if you’re planning to go exploring the city.
That’s if you can tear yourself away from the seriously swish rooms to be found – the hotel boasts some of the largest hotel rooms in London. Think plush furniture, sofas, large beds, ensuite bathrooms and plenty of extra touches that make this a firm 5* favourite.
Even the entrance with its palatial-esque features and towering plants add to the grandiose feel.
How much? Prices from £330 per night for a Superior Room.
All prices subject to availability and change, and may vary depending on the season.