June/July Newsletter

Summer is finally here!

And my gosh did we wait for it! These past two weeks have been simply gorgeous in Bath, as soon as the sun comes out the city really comes to life. Lots of smiles all around, people enjoying ice creams and picnic-ing along the rivers or in the parks; or if you’re feeling romantic, a few couples i have seen sharing a bottle or two of Prosecco. Our guests over the past weeks have been so lucky and we’ve even been enjoying serving breakfasts and cold complimentary Bucks Fizz’s outside in the morning sun – a rarity in England it has to be said- on our new terrace outside.

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Our New Mini Orchard!

If you’ve been following our Facebook or Twitter pages you’d have heard that we have planted our very own orchard at Villa Magdala as well as a rhubarb planter, our chef Will is extremely keen to get as much fresh produce as we can on the menu and it will be another welcome place for guests to enjoy when they come to stay with us. Our gardening team have been watering like mad over this heatwave but we’re sure the effort will be more than worth it!

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Billy News

Our dog Billy has been up to all sorts these past few months but first of all he would love to congratulate Andy Murray on his great victory at Wimbledon this year. He was hoping next year that he may compete himself next year (we’ll be humouring him until then!:)

tennis, billy, wimbledonIn order to keep himself cool over the past few weeks Billy has mostly been in the shade in the garden and getting into every spot of water he can! As he is a keen, regular sailor this is quite easy thankfully! Here he is modelling his lifejacket … Dog Baywatch anyone?

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Things to do and offers

If you’re staying with us over the next month we have some exclusive discounted rates for exhibitions and shows in Bath! Please contact us directly for more details on these on 01225 466329.

We have a good amount of free tickets for the Holburne Museum’s Rembrandt and his Contemporaries: Paintings from the Royal Collection Exhibition running up to the 29th September. Tickets are subject to availability so ensure you contact us before you stay as soon as possible for your best chance to see this great exhibition for free!

We will be giving out exclusive rates for the Bath Mozartfest shows in November which book up very fast, please phone us and register your interest when you book a room with us to take advantage of this!

One of the places we would love to give a quick shout out to is Cafe Lucca, it really is a lovely, special place to go and grab a coffee and a sweet treat to eat. We absolutely love the florentines! Perfect to treat yourself after the walk up the hill!

Facebook and Twitter

If you haven’t already, do have a peek at our Facebook and Twitter pages as we do like to interact daily with our followers and we love to offer advice on where to go in Bath and inform you of latest last minute reduced room rates. We’ll also be running a few competitions on Facebook soon in the run up to the Great Bath Feast and ..dare we say.. Christmas, so always worth giving us a like or follow if you’d like to win yourself a free holiday!

 

 

 

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April/May Newsletter

What a fabulous, busy few months we have had at our Bath B&B Hotel …

and i am thoroughly pleased to say, as with the rest of England, that we have finally had our first glimpse of real summer heat!

Just as well, as we’ve had some new grass laid out the front and added new tables and chairs so that our guests can enjoy their afternoon tea and cake with a glass of bubbly outside. We love the fact our guests now have several areas to sit out and relax, the breakfast room, our sweet back garden and now our terrace outside.

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Award Winning Breakfast turns Summery!

And to go with this occasional sun we’ve updated our seasonal breakfast menu to add a few more treats to enjoy just to spoil you a bit more!  All of which have been extremely popular and given the current feedback we’ll definitely be returning these every year!

  • Warm Waffles with Maple Syrup and Bananas
  • Buttermilk Pancakes with Grilled Peaches, Honey and Mascarpone
  • Lemon & Blueberry Breakfast Fool – Homemade Honey Granola, Greek yoghurt, Lemon Curd and Blueberries

One of the best places for a mini getaway

Villa Magdala Hotel Bath

We’ve been lucky to have a few travel journalists staying with us over these past few months and we’re extremely proud of our review in TNT Magazine, gloriously praising our every morning- bucks fizz offering and our perfect flat level location- just a 10 min walk to all the main attractions in Bath. We really chuffed that others are now appreciating the hard work we put in to revamp this wonderful B&B.

What about a Babymoon in Bath ?

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We have come to notice over the past year that we’re the perfect B&B for a Babymoon. We are always one to hop onto a trend, and apparently a lot of mothers-to-be are looking for places to getaway and relax before the big day arrives! We plan to put a bespoke Babymoon package together over the next few weeks to ensure we can give mums to be a really special treat before all the excitement. Make sure you like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter to ensure you hear about it first!

New mailing list!

If you want to get exclusive hotel offers and the latest news on Billy every other month- make sure you sign up to our new mailing list! We really don’t want to spam people with horrible things, so we will ensure that these e-mails are packed full of goodies and pics of Billy.

You can sign up to the mailing list on our Facebook page here!