The best hotel deals to book right now

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Photo credit: Ragdale Hall Spa
Photo credit: Ragdale Hall Spa

A stylish hotel provides a gorgeous backdrop for a mini-break this autumn, allowing you to be surrounded by luxury while you explore the best of Britain. To help you on your way to the perfect break, we've partnered with some of the finest hotels in the UK to bring you the best hotel deals to book right now.

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From the stunning Scottish coastline by St Andrews, to a pampering weekend spa break in Leicestershire, these amazing hotel offers around the UK will ensure you have a staycation to remember, basking in the first warm days of the year, or enjoying some R&R at a wellness retreat.

Our amazing hotel offers around the UK are ideal for browsing now for a last-minute escape or if you're planning something for the end of the year.

Crisp, cotton sheets, fine dining and luxurious surroundings are just a few of the things we love about a great British hotel break.

With so many places to choose from for a fabulous staycation, we thought we'd help you cut through the white noise, confusing user reviews and dodgy discounts to bring you the best hotels in the places we love.

Our experts have rated and reviewed thousands of UK hotels, assessing everything from the location, style and service to the facilities, food and drink to bring you this curated selection of chic places to stay.

Visit redescapes.com to see our full collection of UK hotel deals and keep scrolling for the ones on our radar right now.

Richmond Hill Hotel, London

For a calming city break by London's largest Royal Park

Richmond Hill is only a short journey from central London, but feels like it could be a rural escape. The views from this exclusive hilltop are almost unrivalled in their beauty, with the Thames, Richmond Park, Petersham Meadows and glimpses of the city in the distance. It’s no wonder these views have provided inspiration to countless artists and writers throughout history.

Richmond Hill Hotel puts you in prime position for enjoying these views, as well as everything else the elegant town of Richmond has to offer. This 18th-century Georgian townhouse is in a great location, just moments from Richmond Park, where you can truly soak in these famous sweeping vistas.

Photo credit: Courtesy of the hotel
Photo credit: Courtesy of the hotel

Inside, you'll find a chic restaurant, bar and terrace, and comfy bedrooms, which have hand-stitched Heal's beds and underfloor heating.

Stay here and you’ll be close enough to the city for convenience but feel like you’re world away. You can hire bikes to explore the wonderful park on your doorstep with its roaming deer, walk along the Thames, head into historic Richmond to dine in its upmarket restaurants, visit nearby Kew Gardens, or opt for a glass of wine on the terrace.

Red's exclusive offer

Stay at the Richmond Hill Hotel with Red and you’ll be treated to two nights accommodation, with breakfast each morning, afternoon tea for two with a glass of Champagne per person, and a dinner allocation of £35 per person on the second night. From £255 per person.

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The Lugger, Cornwall

For coastal walks from a quaint waterside base

You’ll find The Lugger right on the water’s edge, nestled amongst the windswept headlands of Cornwall’s Roseland Peninsula, an area of lovely wide open beaches that are rarely crowded. Here you can explore spectacular scenery and secluded coves, walk through shaded woodlands, and hike across towering cliffs along the South West Coast Path.

This 17th-century smugglers inn is a stylish yet homely retreat in the peaceful fishing port of Portloe and is Cornwall's only five-AA star inn. There’s a two AA Rosette restaurant, where you can tuck into the best local produce and cuisine.

Photo credit: Great Little Breaks
Photo credit: Great Little Breaks

The hotel is suited to anyone looking for a restorative coastal escape at a luxury bolthole, against the backdrop of the Cornish coast. You'll love the interior’s dreamy coastal hues that create a calming space, with the odd pop of colour adding a modern vibe.

You’ll be right in the heart of pretty Portloe, considered by many to be one of the most beautiful villages in Cornwall. Here you can wander along the harbourfront and watch fishermen bring in the catch of the day. Nearby you can explore the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the internationally famous Eden Project.

Red's exclusive offer

Spend two nights at The Lugger Hotel with Red from £166.25 per person and enjoy a hearty Cornish breakfast each morning, dinner both evenings and a packed lunch for a day’s walking along the breathtaking South West Coast Path.

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Easthampstead Park, Berkshire

For a mini-break in a beautiful Victorian mansion surrounded by tranquil woodland

Easthampstead Park is a Grade II listed building with an illustrious history. At various points it has been a royal hunting ground, a teacher training college and a comprehensive school. Now you’ll find a supremely luxurious hotel with classically furnished bedrooms, large comfortable beds and spacious en-suite bathrooms.

The hotel is set in the tranquil Berkshire countryside among 80 acres of woodland, parkland and formal gardens. Despite this peaceful location, it’s only an hour’s journey from London, making it a convenient escape from the city.

Photo credit: Great Little Breaks
Photo credit: Great Little Breaks

There's lots to see and do nearby, with Windsor Castle and Ascot Racecourse Racehorse within easy reach. If you're travelling with kids in tow, you'll be glad to hear that Bird World and Coral Reef Waterworld are also close for hours of family-friendly fun.

You’ll also find plenty of good dining options. You won't want to miss the quintessential English afternoon tea with home baked scones, and dinner in the Terrace restaurant means innovative cuisine in a lovely setting, with tall windows overlooking the gardens.

Red's exclusive offer

Red is offering a 25 per cent discount on a two-night stay at Easthampstead Park, which includes a full English breakfast each morning, and dinner on your first night in the Terrace Restaurant, with a glass of Prosecco. You’ll also enjoy an afternoon tea on your second day. From £215 per person.

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Lion Quays Resort, Shropshire

For a country getaway with spa appeal

Lion Quays Resort is in a delightful setting for a romantic break, a pampering spa weekend or a family getaway in the idyllic Shropshire countryside. This is a modern resort on the banks of the historic Oswestry waterways, just north of the pretty market town of Oswestry by the Welsh border.

The spa at Lion Quays is notably luxurious, with a top-class thermal suite with a halotherapy room, hibernation lounge, hydrotherapy pool and a Finnish sauna. After an hour or two in the suite you’ll feel really chilled out.

Photo credit: Courtesy of the hotel
Photo credit: Courtesy of the hotel

If you’re looking to get out and about in the local area you’ll find plenty to do within easy reach of the hotel. You might be tempted by boat trips and scenic walks along the Llangollen Canal. Or there are castles, forts, and heritage railways to visit, including the National Trust's Chirk Castle, a medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches.

At the end of your day’s exploring (or relaxing) you’ll be delighted with the comfort offered in your bedroom, with Hypnos beds and en-suite bathrooms and underfloor heating being welcome touches of luxury.

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With Red’s exclusive offer you'll enjoy two nights in an upgraded Executive Room from £145 per person, with full English breakfast. Also included is dinner on one night, a half day in the spa's thermal suite and a late checkout, so there’s no need to rush at the end of your stay.

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Hermitage Hotel, Bournemouth

For a seaside stay with glorious sea views

The Hermitage Hotel in Bournemouth offers the perfect base for a classic British seaside break. This historic hotel has wonderful sea views, and is a stone’s throw from Bournemouth's beach, where you can enjoy a variety water sports, family attractions on the pier, or simply relax on the golden sands.

Inside you'll find comfortable and elegant rooms, featuring glorious bay windows if you upgrade to the Superior Sea View category. You have two fantastic dining options, the AA Rosette-winning Hardy's, offering locally-sourced cuisine, and NEO Restaurant, a stylish brasserie with unique décor.

Photo credit: Hermitage Hotel
Photo credit: Hermitage Hotel

The Hermitage was built in the 1860s and has an intriguing literary history. Famous poet John Keble lived here in the 1800s and Thomas Hardy chose it as a setting in his iconic novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

As well as the beach and pier on your doorstep, you’ll be only a short walk from Bournemouth’s lovely parks and Bournemouth Pavilion, or you take a short drive to explore the magnificent Jurassic Coast.

Red's exclusive offer

Enjoy a discounted two-night stay at the Hermitage from £118 per person. Also included is coffee and cake to welcome you on arrival, dinner in Hardy's on your first night, and a full English breakfast on both mornings.

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Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill Marylebone, London

For a sophisticated stay in London hotel next to Hyde Park

Marylebone Village is just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street, but offers a very distinct atmosphere. It’s a great destination for anyone looking to be near some of the best shopping and dining in London, but in a calmer, leafier setting, surrounded by period architecture and attractive gardens.

This is where you’ll find the lovely Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill. This hotel is in a prime location overlooking Marylebone's leafy Portman Square Garden.

Photo credit: Courtesy of the hotel
Photo credit: Courtesy of the hotel

You'll be close to many of London’s great attractions like the Wallace Collection, a museum housing artworks collected by five generations of one British aristocratic family, and Hyde Park, where you can spend time walking through lush greenery in the heart of the city.

While staying at The Churchill you can savour seasonal British cuisine at the Montagu Kitchen, overlooking Portman Square Garden. Led by chef Roger Olsson, the Montagu Kitchen's menu offers familiar favourites cooked with plenty of personality.

Red's exclusive offer

Our exclusive offer includes an overnight stay, a tasting menu at The Montagu Kitchen with two glasses of wine per person, and breakfast the following morning. From £199.50 per person.

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Ragdale Hall Spa, Leicestershire

For a blissful two-night break in Britain's loveliest spa hotel

It’s all about relaxation at Ragdale Hall, combining state-of-the-art facilities and treatments with the charm of traditional Victorian architecture, all against the backdrop of beautiful rural Leicestershire.

You’ll have six pools to choose from here, including the Candle Pool and Outdoor Waterfall Pool, and the Rooftop Infinity Pool with sweeping views over the elegant hotel grounds.

Photo credit: Ragdale Hall Spa
Photo credit: Ragdale Hall Spa

There’s an extensive spa treatment menu to choose from too, and the friendly and expert team can advise you on the best treatments to leave you feeling rested and rejuvenated.

First-class food is another reason we love Ragdale Hall. Talented chefs craft menus of delicious, healthy food prepared using locally sourced ingredients, lots of which come from the stunning Leicestershire countryside that’s all around you. And if you want to explore the local area, Loughborough and the historic market town of Melton Mowbray are nearby.

Red's exclusive offer

Enjoy two nights from £495 per person for Sunday to Thursday stays or from £590 per person for two-night stays starting on Friday or Saturday, including two 40-minute treatments, full use of spa facilities, and all meals.

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Langstone Quays, Portsmouth

For a waterside stay in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Langstone Quays is a modern waterside retreat in the Chichester Harbour Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is one of the few remaining undeveloped coastal areas in the south of England, where you’ll be greeted by unspoilt views and the possibility of spotting some wonderful wildlife.

The hotel’s Waterside restaurant is the perfect place to admire the view of Chichester Harbour. If the weather allows, you can even dine alfresco to really soak in the relaxing harbourside atmosphere.

Photo credit: Oliver Purvis
Photo credit: Oliver Purvis

If it’s a bit chiller, head inside to the hotel's impressive Drinks Library featuring over 100 gins and whiskeys, for a snug tipple.

You’ll find plenty to see and do in the local area. Maybe you’ll be tempted by a boat trip or a scenic walk around the harbour, or shopping and dining in the historic cathedral city of Chichester. The hotel's health and fitness club has a pool, jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room to add to your relaxation.

Red's exclusive offer

With our exclusive two-night offer you can stay in one of Langstone Quays' Superior Rooms from £130 per person. You'll dine at the hotel's Waterside restaurant on your first night where you’ll also receive a bottle of chilled prosecco and you’ll get a full English breakfast served to your room in the morning.

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Rufflets, St Andrews

For a gourmet stay on Scotland’s scenic coast

Tune in to the peace and quiet of the countryside at the smart and traditional Rufflets, home to plush rooms and lush grounds.

It’s a short drive from the picturesque seaside town of St Andrews, and there’s plenty to enjoy outdoors here, whether it’s a springtime stroll in the hotel's own pretty gardens, dining in its romantic al fresco spaces, or taking long walks in the surrounding area.

Photo credit: Rufflets St Andrews
Photo credit: Rufflets St Andrews

There’s lots to see in the medieval town of St Andrews too, with its long sandy beaches, but you’ll have to drag yourself away from the hotel, where the luxurious country house furnishings are sure to have you lingering a while longer.

At dinner, savour the fabulous ingredients in Rufflets' relaxed but sophisticated restaurant, serving modern British cuisine made with fresh herbs and vegetables from the kitchen garden.

Red's exclusive offer

Enjoy a two-night stay with a full breakfast each morning, a dinner allocation of £45 per person and accommodation in a Classic Double room with an ensuite bathroom stocked with Molton Brown toiletries. From £240 per person.

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Glass House Retreat, Essex

For a wellness break close to central London

The Glass House Retreat in Essex is the ideal place for rest, relaxation and recuperation just outside London. This environmentally friendly wellness destination is beautifully designed to promote wellbeing, with floor-to-ceiling windows flooding the hotel with natural light.

During your stay you can enjoy the luxurious spa facilities, which include 12-metre indoor heated swimming pool, Himalayan salt block sauna and steam room and exercise studio and gym, and a very special Cryotherapy chamber.

Photo credit: Glass House Retreat
Photo credit: Glass House Retreat

This groundbreaking treatment is popular with top athletes for soothing muscle injuries. The cryotherapy chamber will expose your body to extreme cold and help combat the signs of ageing by boosting cellular regeneration.

The Glass House also prides itself on its nutritious food, specially crafted to perfectly complement your wellness experience. Head chef Miguel Gouveia, a raw food pioneer, uses only the finest organic and seasonal fruit and veg, nuts and grains.

Red's exclusive offer

Enjoy a two-night wellness package which includes all meals, a complimentary cryotherapy treatment per person, a £60 voucher per person to spend on spa treatment and full use of the wellness facilities, from £428 per person.

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The Charlecote Pheasant Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon

For a cosy stay in a charming farmhouse

You’ll find the cosy Charlecote Pheasant Hotel in the quaint village of Charlecote, only five miles from historic Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Curl up and relax in the inviting former farmhouse, enjoying relaxing walks around its two acres of landscaped grounds and the wider countryside. And if you’re searching for a getaway where you can bring your four-legged friend along, Charlecote Pheasant is the one for you – there's a special menu for canine companions.

Photo credit: The Charlecote Pheasant Hotel
Photo credit: The Charlecote Pheasant Hotel

There’s plenty to explore right on your doorstep too. The National Trust's beautiful Charlecote Park is a stone’s throw away, a historic house and grounds with views across the Avon as well as free-roaming sheep and fallow deer. Plus, all the important historical attractions of Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, are just a short drive away.

In the evenings you can relax in the hotel’s restaurant, with exposed beams and a comfy bar area, which serves delicious modern British cuisine.

Red's exclusive offer

Enjoy a two-night stay including breakfast on both mornings, a complimentary room upgrade, and a three-course meal on your first night, from £105 per person.

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Wivenhoe House, Colchester

For sumptuous rooms on a relaxing country escape

Wivenhoe House is a great base for exploring the likes of Colchester, Wivenhoe, Beth Chatto’s famous gardens and more. It has the feel of a country house hotel with a modern twist. The luxurious rooms, which boast floor-to-ceiling windows, large balconies and extravagant bathrooms, are split between the 18th-century main house and a new contemporary wing.

At Wivenhoe House, you can enjoy fresh modern European cuisine in the restaurant, a classic British menu in the bar, stone baked pizzas, 24-hour room service and cream teas that are the real deal, not to mention the generous breakfasts.

Photo credit: Wivenhoe House
Photo credit: Wivenhoe House

You'll love the gardens for fresh country walks. If you're after an affordable country getaway, this hotel offers the perfect escape from London.

Red's exclusive offer

Enjoy two nights in a Luxury Room, breakfast each morning, a five-course dinner with prosecco, bottle of wine and chocolate-covered strawberries in your room, afternoon tea and late checkout from £199 per person.

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The Petwood, Lincolnshire

For a stay in a foodie hotel with a fascinating past

The Petwood is steeped in history and is one of the most memorable places you can stay in Lincolnshire. The building was once home to the RAF’s most famous squadron, the 617 Squadron, also known as the The Dambusters.

You’ll see a nod to the building’s former residents throughout the hotel, like in the inviting Squadron Bar, which is adorned with fascinating RAF memorabilia. The Petwood is also surrounded by acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and woodland, so you can enjoy delightful views across the hotel's greenery from many of the bedrooms.

Photo credit: Petwood Hotel
Photo credit: Petwood Hotel

What’s more, this prestigious hotel has become known as one of Lincolnshire's best gourmet stays thanks to its delicious, locally-sourced ingredients. In the evening, you can enjoy a mouth-watering menu with delights such as locally-sourced fillet of bream with king prawn mousse and lobster sauce and a fillet and belly of pork with fondant potatoes.

Red's exclusive offer

Spend the night in an elegantly furnished Executive Double Room from £162.50 per person, with a superking sized bed and ensuite bathroom stocked with Penhaligon's toiletries. Our exclusive offer includes a mouth-watering seven-course tasting menu.

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Mosborough Hall Hotel, South Yorkshire

For a cosy stay close to the Peak District

Mosborough Hall Hotel is an ideal location if you’re after a getaway that combines a city escape with plenty of time in the great outdoors, too. The hotel is set in a 12th-century, stone-built manor house, and is only a short drive from Sheffield, where you can indulge in a spot of shopping, take in a show or enjoy the city’s many museums.

And you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to getting your fill of country air here too, with the stunning scenery of the Peak District and a number of stately homes with gorgeous grounds in easy reach - including the famous Chatsworth Estate.

Photo credit: Mosborough Hall Hotel
Photo credit: Mosborough Hall Hotel

You’ll also have plenty to do if you choose to just kick back at the hotel. You could enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea before taking a stroll around the lush gardens, perfect for dog walks if you're bringing a canine pal.

Red's exclusive offer

Enjoy a two-night stay at Mosborough Hall from £139 per person, which includes a bottle of local Bradfield Brewery ale in your room to raise a toast to the start of your stay.

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