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Looking for boutique hotels, luxury hotels, hotels with spas? You'll find them all on this unique website - and all are hotels that stand out from the crowd. What makes them special is what makes them different: each has a past that's unique, a present that's packed with character, and an appeal that's every bit as individual as you are. That's why it's our pleasure to present these distinctive hotels.

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Our selected former Private Homes

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We've done our best to tell you the key location feature, but sometimes the boundaries are blurred: a city may be on the coast, for example, or a hotel in a large town - not a city - still gets a red box. There's more information on the hotel's page.


Country
This contemporary-chic country-house hotel was once a private house; parts of the building are Georgian, parts are Victorian.
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City/Country
This hotel was originally a private house, built in the 17th Century - probably for a wealthy wool merchant.
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Country
This luxury country house hotel, a Grade I-listed Palladian mansion, was formerly one of the Hippisley family's homes.
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City
This hotel, overlooking the town's main square, occupies a distinctive and elegant former townhouse, built in the 1700s.
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Country
Built 1815, this hotel was formerly a family home. During World War II, it was used to house schoolgirl evacuees.
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City
This 5-star hotel was originally two private houses. It is part of Bath's famous crescent, built between 1767 and 1775.
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City
This hotel was originally five separate townhouses - one of which was home to Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton.
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City
This hotel was originally three Victorian townhouses, which became a private clinic, then a University Hall of Residence.
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City
This 5-star hotel, with self-catering and full-service options, was originally three adjoining Victorian family homes.
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City
This luxury, butler-service hotel, in Edinburgh’s New Town, was originally three Georgian private houses.
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Country
This boutique luxury hotel grew from a small house - later a family holiday retreat and self-catering rental property.
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Country
In an ancient village, rich in history, this small hotel offers a very warm welcome, friendly personal service and home comforts.
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City
This restored 19th-Century villa - once a private home - has been declared an Historical Heritage Building.
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City
Built in the 1930s, this boutique hotel was originally a private home - and, in 2001, became the home of the present owners.
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City/Country
This hotel was originally a private house - and built as a base for socialising during Royal Ascot Week.
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City
Dating from 1882, this hotel was originally a private house - previous owners include the Wrights of Coal Tar Soap fame.
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City
This boutique, luxury hotel on fashionable Baker Street occupies two former houses dating from the 18th Century.
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City
This hotel was once the home of a famous actress and courtesan, who married a notorious politican in 1795.
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Country
Built in the mid-19th Century, this hotel - which features an award-winning restaurant - was originally a private house.
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Country
Built around 1780, this luxury country house hotel edging the Sandringham Estate, was a private family home until 1982.
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Country
Built in the mid-19th Century, this hotel was originally a private house, and the childhood home of Imogen Skirving, who made it into a hotel.
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City/Country
Built as a private house, this has been home to several familes since, before becoming a luxury - and award-winning - hotel.
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City
This luxury hotel consists of two former private houses. The main building, which is the oldest, dates from the 1600s.
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Coastal/Country
This luxury boutique spa hotel was originally a private home. In 1815, the owner's daughter and Lord Byron were married here.
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Country
This luxury boutique hotel, originally a fisherman's lodge built in 1840, became Britains's first country house hotel in 1948.
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Country
This 11-bedroom luxury hotel was once a private house. Built in the 1780s, it was bought by William Wordsworth's landlord.
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Coastal
This elegant and intimate hotel was originally a private house, built in 1943 as a sugar baron's weekend family retreat.
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Country
Built in the 1920s, this hotel was originally a private home. It became a famous tea house, and later a golf clubhouse.
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