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Polden, Bath

University residence

Set in 200 acres of landscaped grounds at Claverton Down, the University of Bath offers accommodation just a 5-minute drive from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bath city centre.

There is also a regular bus service, which departs from the campus, making it the perfect base to explore the city and surrounding area, where there are several shops, museums, galleries, art festivals, clubs, pubs and restaurants.

Offering small double rooms (4 foot bed) with ensuite bathroom facilities. Access to a communal Kitchen is also available though no additional equipment will be provided.

Check in: 14:00 (2:00pm) - 18:00 (6:00pm) (no arrivals allowed outside this window)

Check out: 08:30 (8:30am) - 10:00 (10:00am)

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Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking


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Based on 2 reviews
Polden, Bath

5.0 5 0.5

With plenty of parking, easy access and prompt service at check in, I found the overall service to be excellent. The facilities met with my requirements very well and I would recommend to others looking at a short stay in and around Bath.

Polden, Bath

5.0 5 0.5

My room was recently made . They give me towels , body wash , coffee and teas for the morning ... very good value for the money ! I love it , I sleep so well , I will definitely come back ! And highly recommend .

Polden, Bath

4.3 5 0.5

Well organised. Staying as a tourist more information about Bath and the surrounding area would have been welcome. Good range of facilities available on campus.

Polden, Bath

5.0 5 0.5

Excellent facility.caring house keeping staff would love if some basic utensils are kept in the kitchen.This will help people coming for a short stay

Polden, Bath

3.3 5 0.5

Good location with regular bus service into the city centre. Accommodation was clean with kettle, TV and linen.

Polden, Bath

3.8 5 0.5

The booking procedure and key collection were both very straightforward. Good location- would use again.

Polden, Bath

5.0 5 0.5

More than happy with room and service, room very clean and suitable, will stay again when next in Bath!

Polden, Bath

4.0 5 0.5

Rooms were lovely and quiet. Had a good stay

Polden, Bath

4.0 5 0.5

Good standard for Uni Accommodation.

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Facilities & information


21st century buildings

Breakfast included

Parking (free)

No smoking



Free broadband access (wifi)

Woodland walks


24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Sitting room

Washing machine

Central heating

Bicycle storage



Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)


Electric hob





Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses


Golf course (a short drive)

Tennis courts (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Theatre (a short drive)

Arrival information and directions

Address: University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BathBA2 7PD, United Kingdom

Check-In Information:-

Address: East Accommodation Centre Woodland Court, University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7PD

Our Reception at the East Accommodation Centre is open between the hours of 09:00- 18:00hrs- Monday to Friday; Saturday and Sunday- 11:30- 16:00hrs.

Your room will be available from 14:00hrs on the day of your arrival and keys can be collected at the following location:-

Monday to Friday between 14:00- 18:00- East Accommodation Centre.

Saturday and Sunday between 14:00- 16:00- East Accommodation Centre.

Before or after our Reception opening hours, your keys can be collected from the Security Desk, located in the Library.

We would be grateful if you are to arrive before or after our Reception hours that you notify us upon receipt of this confirmation, so that we can ensure your check-in runs smoothly as possible.

Check- Out Information:-

If you departure is before 10:00 Monday to Friday, we kindly ask that your drop off all keys at Reception, located at the East Accommodation Centre upon your return to the car park. 

If Reception is closed, please deposit your keys at the key box drop-off, located outside the East Accommodation Centre or leave the keys in your room, where our Housekeeping Team will recover the key(s) and return them to Reception.

By Bus:

The nearest bus stop to the railway and bus stations at Bath is Dorchester St.

From the bus stop at the university, cross the road between the wooden bus shelter and the steps. On your left should be some stone steps engraved with the university crest leading upwards and ahead of you should be a flat area of grass with some trees. Follow the path which veers to the right across the grass and towards Solsbury Court, the white and grey building with wood cladding. Once you reach this building, you should see a long straight path ahead of you, with Solsbury Court on the left hand side and a grass mound and the East car park on your right hand side. Follow the path right to the end and ahead of you will be Woodland Court. The reception is through the automatic doors on the right

By Car:

The University campus is situated on Claverton Down, to the east of Bath. The A4 and A36 roads run through the city; the M4 motorway is approximately 16 kilometres (10 miles) distant.

If approaching from the M4, leave the motorway at junction 18 and follow the A46 south 12 kilometres (8 miles) to the Bath exit from the dual carriageway.

Turning right here brings you on to the A4 westbound to Bath. After 2.4 kilometres (1.5 miles) turn left at the traffic lights (signposted "City Centre A36"); after 640 metres (700 yards) turn left at the traffic lights towards Warminster. In approximately 275 metres (300 yards) turn right into North Road (signposted "Claverton Down"). The Quarry Road entrance to the campus is on the left towards the top of the hill (approximately 1.6 kilometres - 1 mile); the Norwood Avenue entrance is 0.8 kilometres (half a mile) further on in Claverton Down Road.

If approaching from the city centre, the A4 or the A36 eastbound follow signs to "Warminster", "Claverton Down", "American Museum" and "Park & Ride (University)".

If approaching from the A36 (northbound) follow signs to " Claverton Down".

For Sat Nav please use the following postcode: BA2 7PD

The East Accommodation centre is located in the East car park on the ground floor of the Woodland Court complex.

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