21 of the Best UK Waterside Hotels

21 of the Best UK Waterside Hotels

11th September 2023

Make summer last longer with a weekend at one of these gorgeous UK hotels by the water. Think breakfast overlooking a loch, or sunset cocktails by sandy beaches.

Raise your weekend break game. See our full collection of boutique hotel stays.

Boutique hotels

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Ullswater - Cumbria

Sleeps 2-5 per room

Stunning Lake District landscapes, acres of space and great food and drink… There are many more reasons to get to know this boutique hotel in Ullswater

Elmley National Nature Reserve

Minster-on-sea - Isle of Sheppey

Sleeps 2

Lovingly restored 18th-century farmhouse bed and breakfast in the heart of Elmley Nature Reserve on the Isle of Sheppey.

Watergate Bay Hotel

Watergate Bay - Cornwall

Sleeps 2-5 per room

Immerse yourself in the easy-going cool of Watergate Bay, with top-notch dining, ocean-view pool, spa and stunning suites, right on the North Cornwall coast.

In The Trees

Balquhidder - Perthshire

Sleeps 2-4

Designed by famed architect George Clarke, this award-winning, unique, and contemporary hotel overlooks Loch Voil and sits in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park.

Spa Garden Lodges at St Michaels Resort

Falmouth - Cornwall

Sleeps 4

Luxury garden lodge with outdoor bath and free spa access on the pretty Cornish coast.

Escape Boutique B&B

Llandudno - Gwynedd

Sleeps 2 per room

A contemporary boutique hotel, with exceptional rooms, located in the glorious Victorian seaside resort of Llandudno in North Wales.

Beach Huts & Beach Suites at Cary Arms

Babbacombe - Devon

Sleeps 2 per hut

Fabulous Devon beach huts and luxury beach suites located in an enviable beachfront position on the English Riviera

Artist Residence Brighton

Brighton - City of Brighton & Hove

Sleeps 1-6 per room

A trendy and eccentric little boutique hotel that treads its own path through the heart of central Brighton

Ardanaiseig Hotel

Argyll - Argyll & The Isles

Sleeps 2-4 per room

On the banks of Loch Awe, in a baronial style mansion, you’ll find vast wooded grounds to explore, whisky to sample, fish to catch and even Munros to bag.

Newbridge on Usk

Tredunnock - Monmouthshire

Sleeps 2 per room

Award-winning dining and beautiful suites in a peaceful, idyllic Welsh riverside setting at Newbridge on Usk.

Outlaws Guest House

Port Isaac - Cornwall

Sleeps 2 per room

Charming Victorian guest house with nine contemporary rooms overlooking the sea from the top of Port Isaac.

Lewinnick Lodge

Newquay - Cornwall

Sleeps 2-4 per room

Boutique hotel rooms with views out across the Atlantic await in this stunning designer hotel perfectly perched on the Cornish headland

Maritime Suites

Brixham - Devon

Sleeps Hotel with 5 suites

These five luxury suites offer seaside views in the stunning harbour town of Brixham, offering unfettered access to the Devonshire countryside.

Godolphin Arms

Marazion - Cornwall

Sleeps 2-4 per room

Lively upmarket Cornish hotel and restaurant with breathtaking views across the bay to St Michael’s Mount.

Sea Containers

London - London

Sleeps 2-4 per room

Boutique-style hotel rooms and suites inspired by the golden age of ocean cruising in the heart of London’s dynamic South Bank.

The Good Hotel

Royal Victoria Dock - London

Sleeps 2

The floating Good Hotel is sleek and stylish and is located on the River Thames in London's historical Royal Victoria Docks.

The Gallivant

Camber - Rye

Sleeps 2

Sublime luxury on the Sussex coast with top quality food and subtly styled en suite rooms - inspired by Californian chic

Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa

Keswick - Cumbria

Sleeps 2 per room

Luxury Lake District Retreat - with five star pampering, stunning views and a dazzling Spa and thermal suite.

Cowley Manor

Cowley - Gloucestershire

Sleeps Up to 4 per room

Cowley Manor - A country house hotel fused with award-winning contemporary design and architecture hidden in a secluded Cotswold valley.

Fowey Hall

Fowey - Cornwall

Sleeps 4

Ultra-family-friendly and luxurious too… Everyone’s a winner at this amazing Cornish coastal retreat

Gara Rock

nr Salcombe - Devon

Sleeps 2 - 10 per room

Relax and unwind at this luxurious and laid-back hotel perched on the Devon cliff tops, with stunning ocean views.

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