Westwood Halls, Bath
Good value single rooms for the individual traveller or group. Only 1.5 miles from Bath city centre.
- 20th century buildings
- Public car parking for a charge (nearby)
- Minimum age 18
- Internet access for a charge
- Shared gardens
- Woodland walks
Food and Drinks
- 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)
The University of Bath is set in 200 acres of grounds at Claverton Down, just a 5-minute drive from Bath centre. The university has a 24-hour front desk and on-site parking (charges apply). The bright bedrooms each have a work desk and telephone, and most have Wi-Fi access (charges apply). We have a variety of room types from en-suite hotel equivalent bedrooms to bedrooms with shared facilities to suit your needs, most of our rooms are available from June to September however we have 30 en-suite rooms that accept year round bookings. All guests have access to a kitchen and dining area. There are also vending machines for drinks and light snacks. University of Bath has a regular bus service, providing easy access to the city centre. Bath Spa Railway Station is just a 10-minute drive/bus journey away.
Recently refurbished single bedrooms come equipped with washbasin, communal bathroom, kitchen (no equipment provided) and social space for all guests.
Rooms are either in 20 room corridors or in 17 room terraces. (Central Staircase).
There is a regular bus service to and from the city where you will find a fantastic selection of bars and eateries.
The University has received a 3* Campus grading for its Westwood accommodation from Visit Britain.
Please can we advise that throughout the summer of 2013 construction work is taking place on the campus in close proximity to some of the accommodation buildings and daytime noise is likely throughout this period.
Food and Drinks
There are a number of eateries and shops on campus.
Fresh Shop - Minimart - This is open 7 days a week.
4W Cafe - The 4W cafe is open Monday to Friday. It serves coffees/teas, cold drinks, pastries, and sandwiches.
Parade Bar Open from 10am - 7pm Monday to Friday.
Situated on the main parade at the University of Bath the Parade Bar has a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere where you can relax and chill out. Our huge outside seating area makes it a must for those warm summer days.
We offer a wide range of bottled and draught beers from around the world, a variety of wine, classic cocktails and a large variety of hot and cold drinks. Our Chefs have perfected our food menu, with a great choice of dishes available.
Sports Cafe open Monday to Friday from 8am - 9pm. Saturday from 9am - 8pm. Sunday 9am - 6pm.
Located in the Sports Training Village. The Sports Café offers a warm and contemporary atmosphere. Televised sports can also be viewed from the plasma screens in the fully licensed bar.
Food is available throughout the day with breakfast, light snacks, baguettes and early evening meals.
Please check individual venues for opening hours.
Car Parking permits are available from reception. £5.50 each, they are valid up to 7 days. The permit can be collected from the East Accommodation Centre.
Wireless internet is availble in most rooms (charges apply)
Coin operated launderettes are located across the university. There are a variety of drink and snack vending machines located around the campus.
Arrival information and how to find us
Address: University of Bath, 6W Finance Office, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7JY, United Kingdom
Check In: From 2pm. Check out: By 10am.
Keys for Westwood Accommodation can be collected between 14.00 and 22.00 from West Accommodation Centre.
After 22.00 keys can be collected from our Security Team located in the Library on the main parade.
The nearest bus stop to the railway and bus stations at Bath is Dorchester St.
Wessex Connect's U18 uniconnect bus service runs every 10 minutes to the University campus from 07:03 - 20:23 Monday to Friday. From 21:05 buses run every 20 minutes until 02:45. A less frequent service operates at weekends. See timetables and tickets for more details (pdf). Uniconnect buses are in a dark blue colour scheme. For more information, please contact 01225 332726 between 08:30 -17:30 Monday to Friday or email firstname.lastname@example.org
First Somerset & Avon's Bright Orange buses 8, 18, 418/9 run from 07:21 until 02:36 at a 6 minute daytime frequency during term; less after 18:00 and university holidays.
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".
A parking permit is required to park at the university. The cost is £5.50 and it is valid for up to 7 days. Thr permit can be collected from Accommodation Services Centre.
We guarantee that all our feedback is genuine and can only be submitted by people who have booked through our websites.
Ms Hazel Carrick, September 2012: The room itself was excellent. The showers and the kitchen in particular could be improved. Having cutlery and crookery would have been helpful. Staff were also very helpful and it was helpful that the office opened late.