Bath in the sun, there’s a deal to be done!

Bath in the sun, there’s a deal to be done!

At last, some sunshine! The buildings in Bath built in Georgian stone are looking amazing –
the sun really enhances the beauty of the city. Now the sun has come out, it is time for our
visitors to come out to play too.

It’s been a tough few months for independent businesses in Bath, with the opening of
several new hotels threatening to overwhelm the small independent accommodation
providers. Then the weather did its best to deter anyone from going out of their own front
door, leaving restaurants and cafes unable to fill their tables and shops with fewer
customers.

To encourage you to visit Bath, we have a special offer for anyone who can stay with us for
two nights or more. Click here to access it. We also have the Bath Reward Card available for
all guests with a myriad of great offers to help you to save money on food and activities.

The local traders are getting in on the action too. May 20th marks the start of a regular
monthly Sunday market in Bath and it’s happening right outside our front door in Abbey
Green. The Independent Bath Market will feature up to 25 stalls. The traders are selected
small independent family businesses, makers, growers, crafters, artisans and producers
from the local area. We are all delighted to support the second year of this initiative. The
Market will happen on the third Sunday of every month.

As a family business, we also wanted to support those groups who are there to help us in
these challenging times. To this end, we have joined the Health Staff Discounts, Blue Light
Card scheme and Defence Discount Service and can offer a 10% discount to anyone working
in the NHS, the emergency services and the Armed Forces. The discount will apply to any
room, not already advertised at a discounted rate. You must ask for the discount when
booking and produce the relevant membership card or proof of occupation on arrival.

Finally, if you missed Nici on the TV again, check out Thrifty Ways to Summer Holiday,
shown on Channel Four in March.

Winter Wonders in Bath

Winter Wonders in Bath

Q. Want to visit Bath and stay in beautiful affordable accommodation in the heart of the city?
A. Look no further. You have found the right place.

To book: click on the ‘Book Now’ button
Check out our ‘Special Offers’ page
Or call us on 01225 428558
Save money using our Bath Reward Card

January and February are splendid times to visit Bath if you can spare a day or two – it isn’t busy because there are not many tourists around at the moment, so you won’t have to queue to get into Bath’s major tourist attractions, like the Roman Baths. Our many fine independent restaurants have recovered from their hectic Christmas and New Year and are now looking to fill their tables again.

Come and stay with us in Three Abbey Green. You will find us about 100 yards from the Roman Baths and Bath Abbey. We are surrounded by a wealth of independent shops and restaurants. You can walk to all Bath’s tourist attractions from Abbey Green, so you won’t need your car. You can even have a free guided walking tour of the city with the Mayor of Bath’s Guides.
Here are a few more ideas:

• Watch Bath play rugby or football
• Visit the Theatre Royal or Komedia
• Hire a bicycle and explore Bath for a few hours
• Take in some of Bath’s ten best museums
• Go to an art gallery
• Hike the Bath Skyline trail
• Enjoy the architecture
• Explore Bath’s parks and gardens
• Take a trip to the Cotswolds or Stonehenge

There is so much to do. Come and find out. Let us help you to enjoy Bath as much as we do.

JANUARY 7TH – 11TH ONLY  Midweek Midwinter Madness

JANUARY 7TH – 11TH ONLY Midweek Midwinter Madness

!!!  JANUARY 7TH – 11TH ONLY  !!!

Midweek Midwinter Madness

 

Any double/twin room @ £100 per night

Stay for two nights @ £80 per night

Stay for three nights @ £60 per night

 

All rates include a scrumptious breakfast

To book:

Online: www.threeabbeygreen.com and quote MMM in guests’ comments box

Email stay@threeabbeygreen.com

Telephone 01225 428558

N.B. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Payment will be taken at time of booking and is non-refundable. Only one room is bookable per guest. Standard occupancy is required.

Get your locally-sourced products here!

Get your locally-sourced products here!

A little while ago, we teamed up with local company Bramley Products to provide their natural range of bath and body products in the bathrooms. As a result of our guests’ interest in buying the toiletries, we have decided to keep a small amount in stock to sell as a reminder of their time in Three Abbey Green.

Work experience in Bath with a twist

Work experience in Bath with a twist

How many sixteen year olds do you know who would sign up for a week’s work experience doing chambermaiding in a foreign county? Here in the guest house we know not one but two!

July 5th 2002 – a very special date to celebrate

July 5th 2002 – a very special date to celebrate

The family business is 15 years old and the co-founders, Sue and Derek, are marking their 70th birthdays. Clearly a special event needed organising to highlight these things. What could be more special than having a party at the Roman Baths?

Exciting new independent market in Abbey Green

Exciting new independent market in Abbey Green

May 21st marks the start of a regular monthly Sunday market in Bath and it’s happening right outside our front door. The Independent Bath Market will feature up to 25 stalls. The traders are selected small independent family businesses, makers, growers, crafters, artisans and producers from the local area. We are all delighted to be in at the beginning of this initiative.

It is the brainchild of Silvana de Soissons of The Foodie Bugle  who is one of our neighbours in Abbey Green. Her beautiful shop sells delicious artisan food and drink and beautiful homewares.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

All new for 2017

All new for 2017

Happy New Year to you all. We were pleased to see so many of you in 2016 and hope that we will catch up with you again in Bath sometime this year, as well as welcoming new guests.

Surprise, Surprise – we won a Silver!

Surprise, Surprise – we won a Silver!

Those of you who read our last blog will know that we entered, just for the experience, the Access and Inclusivity category of the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism awards 2016. We were amazed when we learned that we had been short-listed for either a Gold, Silver or Bronze Award. The evening of the ceremony arrived and Nici, Derek and Sue set off in all their finery on a journey which Google had reliably informed us would take an hour. Forty five minutes later we were still in Bath, sharing all those frustrations that our guests have when they can’t get to us. The only difference was that we couldn’t get out – and we knew where we going!

Finally, we arrived in the nick of time to sit down for a very nice dinner. Then our award was called first. All three short-listed businesses trooped up to the presentation area. The bronze award winner was announced. Nici and Sue got ready to collect it but – surprise, surprise!! – it went to the National Trust at Brean Down. For a nano-second, Sue dared to hope that maybe Three Abbey Green would receive the Gold and not the At-Bristol Science Centre. Unsurprisingly, it was not to be but we are all exceedingly pleased with the Silver.

flora-on-stepsAssistant Manager Flora was responsible for helping Sue with the preparation for making Three Abbey Green more accessible to guests with mobility concerns, so it is with sadness but understanding that we have had to say ‘Goodbye’ to Flora, who has decided to return to her native Hungary. She has been with us for two and a half years and, in that time, she has continued to promote with great success our family-friendly, guest-centered ethos. It was the first time that we had appointed someone from outside the family in a key management role and she did a brilliant job. Hungary will be lucky to have her back!

 

 

Enter Kellie and Olly, our new residential assistant managers, who got off to a flying start by being part of the winning team at the guest house association quiz night on Sunday. More about them next time.

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