The Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in the UK

Scottish Highlands Scottish Highlands

If you're planning the ultimate weekend getaway in the UK, you'll need to find the perfect place to stay. Luckily, we've analyzed all the hotels in the area based on key criteria, so you can find the perfect place to relax and unwind for a 2-day or 3-day trip. So, our list below can help you decide where to stay for a weekend in the UK because it has a wide variety of hotels to choose from. No matter what your budget is, you're sure to find a place that meets your needs for a long weekend escape. Whether you're traveling with family, friends, or as a couple, there are plenty of affordable and luxurious options to choose from. You can find everything from 3-star and 4-star hotels to luxury hotels, all with comfortable and relaxing rooms which are perfect for that weekend retreat you've been planning. The amenities in these hotels will vary, but you can expect to find everything you need for a comfortable stay. You'll be able to enjoy sightseeing and exploring the city with ease thanks to the great location of these hotels, too. There are also plenty of restaurants nearby where you can indulge in delicious cuisine. For those looking for more action during their weekend escape in the UK, the area has plenty of things to do, from outdoor activities to cultural attractions. So why wait? Book your perfect 3-day trip with one of the best hotels for a weekend in the UK below.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $178 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel for a 3-day trip in the UK
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa

Located at North Deeside Road Pitfodels, The Marcliffe Hotel and Spa has great rooms from $178 (before taxes). It offers skiing, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. It has a terrific 9.10 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, visitors will especially love a bar, breakfast, hiking, child care, and laundry services at this convenient hotel. Unwinding at the restaurant after sightseeing is a nice way to end the day.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


The Carlyon Bay Hotel

Carlyon Bay, United Kingdom
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $423 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Stay for a Weekend Trip to the UK
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is The Carlyon Bay Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $423. Offering an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also has a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Sea Road. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, hiking, child care, laundry services, and golf which weekend visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. After a busy day, the heated pool is a nice place to unwind.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beach
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Tennis
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Budock Vean Hotel

Mawnan Smith, United Kingdom
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $254 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for the Ultimate 3 Days in the UK
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa

We found Budock Vean Hotel to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $254. We loved that is has room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, snorkeling, and a bar, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Helford Passage. You'll also find breakfast, hiking, child care, laundry services, and golf which weekend travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. The indoor pool at this hotel is very nice, and is a great place to unwind and relax on your trip.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis


The Gleneagles Hotel

Auchterarder, United Kingdom
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $802 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for 2 Days in the UK
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa

With terrific rooms from $802, The Gleneagles Hotel, at Auchterarder provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. Its terrific guest rating is 9.30 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this relaxing hotel which also offers hiking, child care, laundry services, golf, and pet-friendly rooms. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Cameron House on Loch Lomond

Alexandria, United Kingdom
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $605 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Weekend Getaway Hotel
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Heated pool

Cameron House on Loch Lomond has a great guest rating of 9.30 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. The great rooms here start at $605 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Cameron House. Furthermore, it also offers breakfast, outdoor tennis, hiking, child care, and laundry services, which is nice for visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this terrific hotel is a terrific choice. Having a hot tub at this hotel is also a nice splurge.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family-Friendly
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Swinton Park

Masham, United Kingdom
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $380 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Terrific Hotel for a Long Weekend in the UK
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Heated pool

The great guest rating of Swinton Park is 9.20 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $380, and it's located at Swinton Park, Masham, Ripon, North Yorks. We also love the hiking, rooms with kitchens, child care, laundry services, and golf which are great for weekend visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. And with the ability to cook your own meals in the kitchen, you can save money and time.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Kitchen
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Fonab Castle Hotel

Pitlochry, United Kingdom
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $244 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Stay for a Weekend Escape
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa

A cool place is Fonab Castle Hotel because it has great rooms that start at $244. It has skiing, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and breakfast, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.10 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Foss Road. Only a short distance from the city center, weekend travelers will especially love hiking, mountain views, child care, laundry services, and golf at this fun hotel. Getting room service delivered is always a nice luxury.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Airport shuttle
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Lucknam Park Hotel

Colerne, United Kingdom
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $414 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Option for a Weekend Retreat
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Heated pool

Lucknam Park Hotel offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $414 (before taxes). It's located at Lucknam Park and has earned a guest rating of 8.80/10. This comfortable hotel is also nice because it offers hiking, rooms with kitchens, child care, laundry services, and pet-friendly rooms which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Kitchen
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Tennis
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Bovey Castle

North Bovey, United Kingdom
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $256 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel for a 3-day trip in the UK
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa
  • Heated pool

Located at Dartmoor National Park, Bovey Castle has great rooms from $256 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and hiking. It has a terrific 8.60 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find child care, laundry services, golf, pet-friendly rooms, and a hot tub which visitors will love. And this relaxing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Airport shuttle
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Tennis
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


The Savoy London

London, United Kingdom
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $596 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Stay for a Weekend Trip to the UK
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa

A great place to stay is The Savoy London which has nice rooms starting at $596. Offering room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking, it also has a great guest rating of 9.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 189 Strand, Wc2r 0eu. Weekend visitors will really like this terrific hotel which also offers child care, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, city views, and cooking classes. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too.

Weekend Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Bicycle rental
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
  • Golf
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


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How much do hotels for a weekend visit cost in the UK?

UK Average Weekend Trip Hotel Price
$128

Visitors will find a large range of terrific weekend trip hotel choices when planning a visit to the UK. The price of these weekend trip hotels can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average weekend trip hotel price in the UK based on data from 6193 hotels is an affordable $128. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in the UK.

The average prices of our suggested weekend trip hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $292
  • 4-star hotels: $136
  • 3-star hotels: $110


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