Cheap Hotels in Bedford
Stylish Bedford hotel with family-friendly rooms and free parking. Holiday Inn Express® Bedford hotel sits next to the A6 junction, just a short drive from the M1 motorway. Holidaymakers are only a 30-minute drive from Luton Airport (LTN) and direct trains to the airport depart from Bedford Station, 10-minutes away. Enjoy views of the River Great Ouse while doing some shopping in Bedford Town Centre or wander round Priory Park. For a family fun day, Woburn Safari Park is nearby and for some fresh air, head to Wrest Park Gardens for a picturesque walk. Speed demons can experience driving a Formula 1 car at Silverstone Circuit, a 40-minute drive away. Looking for a meeting space for up to 30 people? We've got you covered with our two air-conditioned meeting rooms. Lunch options are available. Retreat to our comfy bedrooms after a long day, complete with flat-screen TVs, coffee/tea making facilities and en suites with power showers. Fuel-up with our Express Start™ breakfast buffet, included with your stay. In the evenings, sit in our open-plan lounge and order a hearty meal from our Express Café & Bar dining menu.
Near Bedford Park
Boasting a sun terrace and a restaurant, Pilgrims Progress Wetherspoon is set in Bedford. Featuring a bar, this 4-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. At the hotel, each room is fitted with a desk. The units will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle. Bedford Hospital South Wing is 800 metres from the accommodation. The nearest airport is London Luton Airport, 29 km from Pilgrims Progress Wetherspoon.
Mercure Bedford Centre Hotel is conveniently situated in Bedford town centre - the perfect option for guests who are looking to explore the town or who are visiting on business. Boasting panoramic views across the Great River Ouse, this hotel is an ideal retreat and a great place to unwind on a weekend away. Close to the M1 and just a mile away from the A6, this hotel is easy to access no matter where you're coming from. Bedford Railway Station is also just a stone's throw from the hotel.
Near Bedford Park
Near St. Paul's Church
Near Priory Country Park
The Embankment Hotel is in a beautiful location beside the River Ouse. Only a few minutes’ walk from the town centre, this riverside setting overlooks quiet gardens and a Victorian bridge. The Embankment has a friendly pub and a dining area with a view of the Ouse. Food is served all day and drinks include real ales, wines and speciality coffees. On sunnier days you can sit outside with an afternoon cream tea. A short stroll from the Embankment Hotel is the Bedford Museum, and the award-winning Cecil Higgins Art Gallery. All bedrooms all en suite and have telephone and television. The Embankment Hotel was founded in 1891 by the Castle Brewery.
In a rural location
Cozy Haven Wendover Hotel
Pilgrims Progress by Wetherspoon Hotel
Near St. Paul's Church
Premier Inn Bedford (Priory Marina) Hotel
Ideally located within the peaceful Priory Country Park, yet just a 5 minute drive from Bedford town centre. Within the country park is a cinema, gym and bingo for entertainment, all only a 5 minute away. Priory Marina Beefeater next door boasts a large attractive beer garden and alfresco dining area. This Premier Inn hotel features a large car park, ideal for bigger vehicles.
Hotels in Bedford
Known for having one of the finest riverside settings in the country, Bedford offers panoramic views of the River Great Ouse from the site of Bedford Castle, which was destroyed in the siege of 1224.
The ever-expanding London commuter belt has meant increasing prosperity for Bedford, which means a whirlwind of activities and facilities for visitors.
Bedford offers something special, with undercover shopping malls, winding back streets filled with treasures and a great deal of history and character. A number of interesting state-of-the-art buildings and structures have recently been built, including the iconic Butterfly Bridge opened by Prince Charles in 1998.
Galleries and Museums
Bedford's numerous galleries and museums include the recently transformed Higgins Bedford Art Gallery and Museum. With increased temporary exhibition space, it also boasts three cultural venues on one site: the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford Museum and Bedford Gallery.
The John Bunyan museum tells the story of John Bunyan (1628 -1688), the renowned author, pastor and preacher. Visitors are able to take a walk through Bunyan's life, hear Bunyan tell his story and ‘visit' him in prison. The Pilgrim's Progress, his most famous work, has been translated into over 200 languages, and many examples can be viewed here.
Bedford Park is a Victorian urban park containing traditional English features such as a cricket pavilion and bandstand. Within the park the Robinson pool is open for outdoor swimming, and two children's playgrounds and a café are open during the summer.
With over 20 golf courses in 477 square miles, clearly Bedfordshire is keen on golfing, and three of its most popular courses are in the town of Bedford itself.
At Bodyflight, not too far away, you can experience the world's largest and best indoor skydiving wind tunnel. All ages can enjoy the fun and exciting sport of Bodyflying in the safety of a vertical wind tunnel.
At Woburn Safari Park enjoy the experience of being just a windscreen's width away from rhinos, giraffes, lions, tigers, elephants, monkeys and much more, plus the action-packed Wild World Leisure Area. With eight daily animal demonstrations and shows, parrots flying down to feed from your hands, animal encounters and Sea lion Cove, you're guaranteed a great day out.
Thurleigh Farm Centre is a working farm and children's activity centre offering an action-packed fun day out for all the family. Indoor play, bungee trampolines, trampolines, mini quad bikes, pedal carts, and fire engine rides are all available here.
Bedford contains plenty of restaurants, bars, clubs and entertainment to enjoy, but it also has a distinctly large Italian community, who have opened up a wealth of Italian restaurants, bars, and delis in the area.
For whatever you like doing, whether it's walking or visiting galleries, eating out or indoor skydiving, our Bedford hotels can accommodate you, so book your trip today!
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Bedford
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Bedford?According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in Bedford are Embankment Hotel, Verve Hotel and Mercure Bedford Centre Hotel.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Bedford?The lowest price for a double room in Bedford is £32.
What are the best hotels in Bedford near the center?If you want to stay near the center of Bedford, you can consider staying at Bedford Swan Hotel, Mercure Bedford Centre Hotel and Pilgrims Progress Wetherspoon.
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