Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

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It isn’t entirely true that you get what you pay for. From a city centre stay to cheap countryside B&Bs, these are the places where you really get your money’s worth. Manor houses with spacious bedrooms, morning greetings from resident chickens or cleverly designed compact rooms in the city.  Here are the Good Hotel Guide’s Editor’s Choice selections for best value for money hotels.

2024 Editor's Choice Hotels on a Budget

Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

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Special offer
Burleigh Court

Burleigh Court - 'Winter from £99' Special Offer

Stroud

Cotswolds charm on the cheap is on offer at this beautiful Georgian building remodelled by Clough Williams-Ellis. Elegant interiors include a panelled dining room and sitting room with gramophone and games cupboard; the gardens feature an Art Deco dipping pool. Room-only doubles cost from £129.
From £65 per night
  • boutique
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pool
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • good_value
  • child_friendly
  • romantic
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Forss House

Forss House - Hogmanay Celebration Special Offer

Thurso

Enjoy the grandeur of Scottish country-house living from just £119 for double rooms, with breakfast. Go salmon fishing on the river, relax in the panelled lounge, and perhaps indulge in a whisky flight after a delicious dinner. Book 30 days in advance to get the best rates.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • cycling
  • foodie
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel - 25% Midweek Discount Special Offer

Bishop's Castle

The views are truly priceless from this country hotel in a pretty, hilltop market town a mile from the Welsh border. It’s perfectly positioned for walks from the door and, as an added bonus, dogs stay free of charge. B&B doubles from £120.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
  • babyfriendly
  • historic
  • pub_with_rooms
  • boutique
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The Barnsdale

The Barnsdale - Three Nights for the price of Two Special Offer

Oakham

Book an off-season Sunday stay in this former hunting lodge and not only do you benefit from a £140 room rate, but also a restaurant credit for the same amount. There’s complimentary wine on offer at check-in and ginger citrus liqueur in the contemporary rooms. Breakfast costs extra.
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • fishing
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
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Cnapan

Cnapan

Newport

An ideal base from which to explore the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, this town-centre B&B is beautifully furnished; bedrooms feature Welsh wool blankets and works by local artists. Guests can enjoy a complimentary tea as well as a full Welsh at breakfast. B&B doubles from £100.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • seaside
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
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Brooks Guesthouse

Brooks Guesthouse

Bristol

For sheer fun factor, the rooftop caravans atop this central Bristol B&B are pretty cool, with prices from just £119 a night. If you prefer something a little more traditional, there are bedrooms below, from £99. Everyone gets to enjoy a slap-up breakfast.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • babyfriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • guest_house
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Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

Readers rave over the ‘ridiculously good value’ at Walter and Nuala Sweeney’s Georgian townhouse, with original features, antiques and heirlooms as well as a walled garden. The three traditional rooms include sherry, fresh milk and flowers. B&B doubles from £110.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
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The Three Daggers

The Three Daggers

Westbury

Stay at this lovely village inn and you can book a treatment in the spa barn; there’s also an with outdoor hot tub and sauna and an on-site brewery and farm shop. The three rooms above the pub share a farmhouse-style kitchen and lounge area. B&B doubles from £95.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • spa
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • walking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • dog_friendly
  • historic
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
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The Dial House

The Dial House

Norwich

Themed on global gallivanting, the rooms in this unusual hotel are beautifully styled and gorgeously quirky. They range from China room, in blue and white with bamboo wallpaper to opulent Italian Palace, with a bath at the end of the bed. B&B doubles from £130.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
  • historic
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • golf
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • parking
  • walking
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast

2023 Editor's Choice Hotels on a Budget

Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

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Cuckoo Brow Inn

Cuckoo Brow Inn - Three Night 15% Discount Special Offer

Ambleside

This jolly country inn, between Lake Windermere and Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top home, welcomes walkers, dogs and children with smiles, robust food and toasty log-burners.
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • walking
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
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Special offer
Helen Browning’s Royal Oak

Helen Browning’s Royal Oak - Up To 15% Discount Special Offer

Swindon

'Bags of character and a warm vibe' are on offer at this pub-with-rooms on an organic farm ‘in a lovely and really rural village’ on the Marlborough Downs.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • ecofriendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • weddings
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The Old Store

The Old Store

Chichester

Matt and Amy Marshall welcome new arrival with a drink and are happy to share their local knowledge and love of Sussex at this 18th-century bakery-turned-B&B with updated, bright and airy interiors.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • guest_house
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
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The Bay Hotel

The Bay Hotel

Helston

Overlooking the beach and harbour in a fishing village, this updated Edwardian hotel offers bedrooms decorated in a soothing, muted coastal palette, while in the restaurant you can dine from short, highly creative menus of seasonal Cornish produce.
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
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Lake Isle

Lake Isle

Uppingham

There is no isle here, no lake, no bee-loud glade, but the name of Richard and Janine Burton's lauded restaurant-with-rooms draws inspiration from W.B. Yeats’s Innisfree, a place of serenity and escape.
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • restaurantwithrooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • boutique
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

The 'ridiculously good value' offered at this B&B astounds readers, who love staying at Walter and Nuala Sweeney's Georgian town house, where personal photographs and heirlooms complement the handsome original features.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
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The Roseleigh

The Roseleigh

Buxton

Readers on their annual visit to the Buxton Festival assure us that all is as good as ever at Maggi and Gerard Heelan’s excellent Victorian B&B.
  • bandb
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • wifi
  • walking
  • guest_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • historic
  • adultsonly
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The Pear Tree Inn

The Pear Tree Inn

Melksham

This gastropub-with-rooms is set in a beguilingly pretty 17th-century Bath stone inn with mullioned windows and cascading wisteria, and lovely gardens outside.
  • outdoor_dining
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • great_breakfast
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • foodie
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • guest_house
  • good_value
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The Blue Bell

The Blue Bell

Harrogate

A handy stopover on the A1, this is the very model of a perfect village pub, with flagged floors, beams, wood-burner, comfy seating, neat, fuss-free bedrooms, and menus that mix pub classics with more elaborate dishes
  • pub_with_rooms
  • child_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • foodie
  • good_value
  • parking
  • wifi
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
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The Baron At Bucknell

The Baron At Bucknell

Knighton

Debra and Phil Wright’s village pub-with-rooms on the Welsh borders ‘puts to shame places that charge twice as much’, writes a regular Guide reader.
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • garden
  • good_value
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • wifi
  • disabled_facilities
  • adultsonly
  • wheelchair_accessible

2022 Editor's Choice Budget Hotels

Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

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Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall

Buxton

You get the Peak District without peak prices at this 17th-century country house, with beams, wood panelling and a vast fireplace in the comfy lounge. Some bedrooms have a four-poster or half-tester. B&B doubles from £110.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • historic
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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Aynsome Manor

Aynsome Manor

Grange-over-Sands

With B&B doubles from £99, this 400-year- old manor house offers superb value close to the attractions of the Lake District. A tranquil base with traditional comforts, it has simple country-style bedrooms and excellent cuisine.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • parking
  • country_house
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
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Brockencote Hall

Brockencote Hall

Chaddesley Corbett

Looking for all the world like a Loire château overlooking a lake, Brockencote has smart contemporary rooms, a well-regarded restaurant and grounds you can roam with four-legged friends. B&B doubles from £120.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • romantic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • dog_friendly
  • good_value
  • honeymoon
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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The Lord Poulett Arms

The Lord Poulett Arms

Hinton St George

It’s both chic and cheap at this thatched 17th-century inn, with plenty of exposed brick, beams and mix-and-match furniture in the bar and dining area and the uncluttered bedrooms upstairs. B&B doubles from £95.
From £65 per night
  • value
  • garden
  • child_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wifi
  • good_value
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • outdoor_dining
  • boutique
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Brooks Guesthouse

Brooks Guesthouse

Bristol

In the heart of the city, this uber-cool guesthouse not only has a rooftop garden, but also has Airstream-style caravans parked in it. Otherwise, rooms are smart but simple, with B&B doubles from £69, and caravans from £94.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • babyfriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • guest_house
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The Gunton Arms

The Gunton Arms

Thorpe Market

It’s got all the trappings of a posh country hotel, with a 1,000-acre estate and oodles of original artwork, but this is very much a proper pub, with blazing fires, flagstone floors, and rooms from a very reasonable £95, with breakfast.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • foodie
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • boutique
  • good_value
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The Pierhouse

The Pierhouse

Port Appin

Gordon Campbell Gray’s tranquil lochside hotel comes with spectacular sea views and delicious seafood. If you don’t mind only seeing the views from the public rooms, comfortable cliff-facing doubles cost from £125, B&B.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • honeymoon
  • ecofriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • mooring_available
  • foodie
  • electric_charging_point

2021 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

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Special offer
Ees Wyke Country House

Ees Wyke Country House - Two Night Stay Special Offer

Ambleside

Beatrix Potter holidayed here, and no wonder. This country hotel overlooks Esthwaite Water, and most rooms enjoy views across the lake to the fells of the Old Man of Coniston, the Langdale Pikes and Grizedale Forest.
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • parking
  • fishing
  • guest_house
  • veganfriendly
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Cnapan

Cnapan

Newport

The Coopers settle you into their B&B with tea and Welsh cakes, before showing you to a bright and immaculate bedroom. Munch on kippers or Glamorgan sausages at breakfast, and read in the sunny garden.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • seaside
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
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Britannia House

Britannia House

Lymington

Tobias Feilke is your genial host at this double-fronted Victorian house overlooking a marina. Rooms are lavishly decorated with swags, drapes and plump sofas, and Tobias cooks up a mean breakfast in the morning.
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • great_breakfast
  • seaside
  • good_value
  • bird_watching
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • adultsonly
  • guest_house
  • cycling
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Yalbury Cottage

Yalbury Cottage

Dorchester

Deep in Thomas Hardy country, this charming former shepherd’s cottage has cosy bedrooms with bucolic views, a garden with comfortable seating, and an excellent restaurant working wonders with West Country produce.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • good_value
  • historic
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • bird_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
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The Beckford Arms

The Beckford Arms

Tisbury

There’s plenty to like about this Wiltshire pub-with-rooms: down-to-earth food (Ploughman’s, Beckford beef burger), local ales, and sophisticated rooms with oak floors and fine Welsh blankets.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • outdoor_dining
  • historic
  • great_breakfast
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Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

Glasgow

The perfect city-centre bolt-hole – it’s right next to the station – with bright, design- conscious bedrooms. Big breakfasts include a full Scottish. There is a bar and the option of a simple meal in the evening.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • good_value
  • dog_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • rooms_with_a_view
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Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

Walter and Nuala Sweeney will welcome you like trusted regulars to their atmospheric Georgian house, with its shuttered sash windows, fine antique furniture, family heirlooms, books, paintings and walled garden.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly

2020 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

It’s the little things that mean so much at Sally and Chris Searle’s B&B – free laundry, a morning paper, fresh flowers and produce from the beautiful organic garden, eggs from the hens, a lift into Boscastle for dinner. Doubles from £75, single £60.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • good_value
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • ecofriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
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The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

Newtown

Double rooms at Helen and Tim Withers’s eco-friendly Victorian vicarage in the Cambrian mountains start at £95 (£70 for a single guest). A family can stay for
£150, and an imaginative mezze platter is just £12. The warm hospitality is free.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • ecofriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • parking
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Thistleyhaugh Farm

Thistleyhaugh Farm

Morpeth

If you could put a price on the warmth of welcome from Enid Nelless at this family- run Georgian farmhouse B&B, it would certainly be far higher than the £110 they charge for a double room (single £70).
Great breakfasts, home-made shortbread and hugs.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • activities
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
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The Rock Inn

The Rock Inn

Newton Abbot

With double rooms from as little as £110, a small charge for an extra bed for a child, a three-course dinner for £24.95, and Dartmoor on the doorstep, the Graves family’s friendly inn offers bargain breaks at any time of year.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
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Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

Georgian elegance, a walled garden, rooms filled with antiques, generous extras (fresh milk, biscuits, chocolate), and an award- winning breakfast are all yours at Nuala and Walter Sweeney’s lovely home for a modest £90–£100 (single £60).
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
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No. 33

No. 33

Hunstanton

B&B starts at £95 a room (add £10 for an infant’s bed, deduct £10 if staying solo) at Jeanne Whittome’s stylish seaside B&B. A cream tea is served on arrival, and guests are presented with a discount voucher to spend at the owner’s deli.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • disabled
  • boutique
  • golf
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
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The Roseleigh

The Roseleigh

Buxton

In a lovely situation overlooking the Pavilion Gardens lake, Gerard and Maggi Heelan’s Victorian B&B is a veritable snip. Traditionally furnished rooms cost
£35–£56 per person. The opera house is nearby. Readers sing the praises.
  • bandb
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • wifi
  • walking
  • guest_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • historic
  • adultsonly
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Jura Hotel

Jura Hotel

Craighouse

You could pitch your tent in the field in front of the McCallum family’s hotel overlooking the Sound of Jura and pay as little as £5, but for £100 more you can have a snug double room, a comfy bed and your own bathroom. A bar meal won’t break the bank.
  • walking
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • child_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • seaside
  • mooring_available
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly

2019 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

1
Special offer
The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Two night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

Double rooms start from £95 at Louise Dinnes’s Victorian pub-with-rooms in an Eden Valley conservation village. It’s ideal for fell walkers and ramblers, with a comfy lounge and superior pub food; fish and chips for £12.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
2
The Ceilidh Place

The Ceilidh Place

Ullapool

A night in the bunkhouse, fish and chips in the café and a glass of Chilean Sauvignon will set you back £42.15 at Jean Urquhart’s fun music venue and bookshop-with-rooms. A good bedroom won’t break the bank either.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • value
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • wheelchair_accessible
3
Aynsome Manor

Aynsome Manor

Grange-over-Sands

Hosts Chris and Andrea Varley’s take great care of guests at their Lake District manor house. Comfortable rooms start at under £100, and at night the daily changing menu of locally sourced fare costs from £23.95.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • parking
  • country_house
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
4
Thistleyhaugh Farm

Thistleyhaugh Farm

Morpeth

An ideal base for exploring the Northumberland coast, the Nelless family’s Georgian farmhouse B&B sits amid their organic livestock farm. Doubles cost £100, singles from £70, including a hearty breakfast (Craster kippers, local sausages, free-range eggs).
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • activities
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
5
Dolffanog Fawr

Dolffanog Fawr

Tywyn

There are views of lake and mountain from Alex Yorke and Lorraine Hinkins’s Snowdonia B&B. Rooms (from £90 single, £110 double) are supplied with smart toiletries. Breakfast, and a four-course dinner four nights a week, win plaudits.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • good_value
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • cycling
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
7
No. 33

No. 33

Hunstanton

Guests arriving at Jeanne Whittome’s stylish B&B are offered afternoon tea and a discount voucher for sister business Thornham Deli, which supplies breakfast bagels, smoked salmon and cream cheese. Doubles priced from £95, £85 for single occupancy.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • disabled
  • boutique
  • golf
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
8
Killiane Castle Country House and Farm

Killiane Castle Country House and Farm

Drinagh

A 17th-century farmhouse grafted on to a 15th-century castle, in lovely grounds, is run by the Mernagh family as a wonderful guest house. Newcomers are welcomed with home-baked biscuits. Doubles start at just €120; breakfasts are a treat.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • babyfriendly
  • garden
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • historic
  • walking
  • great_breakfast
  • parking
  • guest_house
  • good_value
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • romantic
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • golf
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • electric_charging_point

2018 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

1
Special offer
The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Two night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

Holding court in the centre of Ravenstonedale, ‘twixt the Lakes and the Dales, The Black Swan has the hallmarks of a much-loved village inn: home-cooked food, cheery atmosphere and comforting bedrooms.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
2
Cnapan

Cnapan

Newport

With a home-from-home ambience, this Georgian B&B on Newport’s main street is an ideal base from which to explore the Pembrokeshire Coast national park.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • seaside
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
3
The Ceilidh Place

The Ceilidh Place

Ullapool

Scottish culture and celebration are at the heart of the Urquhart family’s hotel, café, bar and restaurant near the ferry terminal on Loch Broom, a social hub with simple bedrooms, young staff, short and interesting locally sourced menus, and a bunkhouse for those on a budget.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • value
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • wheelchair_accessible
5
Thistleyhaugh Farm

Thistleyhaugh Farm

Morpeth

This 'excellent, traditional farmhouse B&B', with huge bedrooms, generous hospitality and breakfasts to fuel the day, is now in the capable hands of the family’s second generation of hosts.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • activities
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
7
Lake Isle

Lake Isle

Uppingham

There is no isle here, no lake, no bee-loud glade, but the name of Richard and Janine Burton's lauded restaurant-with-rooms draws inspiration from W.B. Yeats’s Innisfree, a place of serenity and escape.
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • restaurantwithrooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • boutique
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi

2017 Editors Choice Value

Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

1
Cnapan

Cnapan

Newport

With a home-from-home ambience, this Georgian B&B on Newport’s main street is an ideal base from which to explore the Pembrokeshire Coast national park.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • good_value
  • seaside
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
3
The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

With romantic Thomas Hardy associations, this Victorian rectory is run today as a B&B with traditional bedrooms, original features, lovingly tended garden, and home-grown produce at breakfast.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • good_value
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • ecofriendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
4
The Carpenters Arms

The Carpenters Arms

Pensford

Rambling roses and brimming hanging baskets adorn ‘the Carps’, a friendly local pub-with-rooms in a hamlet 25 minutes from Bath.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • garden
  • veganfriendly
6
The Manor Coach House

The Manor Coach House

Worcester

Tea and cake await new arrivals at this well-run B&B, with spotless bedrooms in a Victorian former coach house set around a courtyard, each with its own entrance, and a bright little breakfast room
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • babyfriendly
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
8
Grasshoppers

Grasshoppers

Glasgow

It feels a bit like finding platform 9¾ but trust us: buzz an intercom to enter a grand, buff-stone railway office block by Glasgow Central, ride the lift to the penthouse and step into a cool city hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • good_value
  • dog_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • rooms_with_a_view
10
Newbegin House

Newbegin House

Beverley

The 'ridiculously good value' offered at this B&B astounds readers, who love staying at Walter and Nuala Sweeney's Georgian town house, where personal photographs and heirlooms complement the handsome original features.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly

2016 Editor's Choice Value Hotels

Editor’s Choice Budget-friendly hotels (formerly Budget, Value)

1
Special offer
The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Two night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

Holding court in the centre of Ravenstonedale, ‘twixt the Lakes and the Dales, The Black Swan has the hallmarks of a much-loved village inn: home-cooked food, cheery atmosphere and comforting bedrooms.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
4
The Old Store

The Old Store

Chichester

Matt and Amy Marshall welcome new arrival with a drink and are happy to share their local knowledge and love of Sussex at this 18th-century bakery-turned-B&B with updated, bright and airy interiors.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • cycling
  • guest_house
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
7
Thistleyhaugh Farm

Thistleyhaugh Farm

Morpeth

This 'excellent, traditional farmhouse B&B', with huge bedrooms, generous hospitality and breakfasts to fuel the day, is now in the capable hands of the family’s second generation of hosts.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • activities
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
8
Ael y Bryn

Ael y Bryn

Eglwyswrw

Readers can't stop raving about the 'impeccably furnished rooms, lovingly manicured garden and well-stocked library' at this adults-only B&B in countryside outside the village of ‘Egg-lis-oo-roo’, with views to the Preseli hills and Carningli mountain.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • adultsonly
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
Last updated: May 21, 2024