Cheap Hotels in Gloucester
Near Gloucester Docks
Start your day right with an invigorating power shower (if you can leave the comfort of your bed) before heading down to our on-site restaurant to collect your continental Grab & Go breakfast with a hot drink. And what better way to round off a busy day than wit h a long, lazy dinner and a nightcap (or two) at our friendly bar? A perfect day, the ibis way.
Holiday Inn Gloucester-Cheltenham is modern, smart hotel less than 15 minutes' drive from Cheltenham, with a swimming pool, restaurant, bar, free parking and WiFi. You can enjoy a delicious grilled meal at the hotel's airy restaurant, which serves breakfast and dinner daily. Or relax with a light meal and a beverage in the modern bar and lounge. You can host a meeting, business event or wedding reception in the hotel's function rooms, which can accommodate up to 140 people. We offer food-catering and event planning for your special occasion. Our Cheltenham hotel is just off the M5 and about an hour's drive from both Bristol International Airport (BRS) and Birmingham Airport (BHX). It's an 11-minute walk to the nearest bus stop, which takes you directly to the centre of Gloucester. Gloucester Cathedral, a Harry Potter filming location, is 11 minutes' drive from the hotel, and Gloucester Quays and Gloucester Docks are only about two minutes from there. Cheltenham, one of the Cotswolds' cultural centres, is less than 15 minutes' drive from the hotel. There, you can stroll amid green parks or soak up art or history at a museum. Catch a comedy performance or concert at Gloucester Quays Outlet for some bargain hunting.
A convenient Gloucester hotel near Cheltenham, with free parking and breakfast included. The Holiday Inn Express® Gloucester – South hotel is in Waterwells Business Park - a 15-minute drive from the city centre - and you can drive to Bristol Airport (BRS) in less than an hour. Trains to London and Birmingham depart from Gloucester Station, five miles away. We’re a convenient base for popular events at Cheltenham Racecourse, and rugby matches and gigs at Kingsholm Stadium are only 15 minutes’ away. Step back in history at Gloucester Cathedral, used to film scenes in Harry Potter, Doctor Who and Sherlock or escape to the country with a trip to the idyllic Cotswolds. Enjoy a stroll or cruise at Gloucester Docks, and pick up bargains in Gloucester Quays Outlet Centre. Key perks: Easy access to the Midlands and South-West Express Start™ Breakfast included Free parking for guests Family friendly rooms Meeting space for up to 30 people Worked up an appetite? Dig into nachos, pizzas and light snacks in the open plan lounge or plug in your laptop and catch up on e-mails on the free Wi-Fi. Get some rest in the comfortable rooms, with blackout curtains and a choice of pillows, before a tasty inclusive buffet breakfast with bacon baps and coffee.
Near Robinswood Hill Country Park
In the heart of Gloucester, the 15th-century New Inn features a medieval courtyard, real ale pub and free Wi-Fi. There is also a traditional restaurant with period features. Beautifully restored, The New Inn Hotel offers cosy rooms with exposed beams and original features. All rooms have an en suite bathroom, tea and coffee facilities and a TV. The Pilgrims Restaurant serves a carvery and British menu in charming surroundings. The New Inn has 4 bars, including the award-winning Real Ale Bar, offering up to 12 cask ales. There is also a coffee shop with homemade cakes and speciality teas. The ancient courtyard has galleries on all sides, and the historical building was used by pilgrims visiting Gloucester Cathedral, which is just 300 metres away. East Gate Shopping Centre is just 2 minutes’ walk away, and Gloucester Railway Station is a 5-minute walk.
Near Gloucester Quays
Near Robinswood Hill Country Park
Set in Gloucester, within 2 km of Kingsholm Stadium and less than 1 km of Gloucester Cathedral, Spalite Hotel offers accommodation with a shared lounge and a garden, and free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel features family rooms. All rooms in the hotel are fitted with a kettle. The units in Spalite Hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a hairdryer. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a full English or continental breakfast. The nearest airport is Gloucestershire Airport, 10 km from Spalite Hotel.
Near Gloucester Cathedral
Located on the outskirts of picturesque Gloucester and set among 12 acres of Cotswolds greenery, the Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel is the ideal country retreat. Recently refurbished public areas have brought this hotel back to its former glory, boasting a breathtaking blend of traditional and contemporary design that will satisfy any guest. Locally inspired artworks, bespoke crystal chandeliers, and soft pastel shades create a leisurely atmosphere with a touch of English elegance.
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Hotels in Gloucester
The city of Gloucester is the capital of Gloucestershire, with a noted rugby team and surrounded by green spaces. It's enclosed by the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean, with the River Severn also passing by down the west side. With so much to see, do and experience, the city enjoys busy tourism all year round. The many Gloucester hotels are joined by more options in nearby Cheltenham.
Sightseeing in Gloucester
One of the city's highlights is Gloucester Cathedral. The building started as a Benedictine abbey, and was designated a cathedral in 1541. It's part of the Harry Potter Trail throughout the county, having been used as the corridors of Hogwarts.
St Oswald's Priory is another historic religious site in the city, from the ninth or tenth century.
Two miles outside of Gloucester, the Georgian-style Wallsworth Hall houses a gallery of art inspired by nature. The collection is the first of its kind in the world.
Pack a picnic and book an English Holiday Cruise, which starts from Gloucester. It takes you on a serene, relaxed tour of the great British countryside.
History and museums
Gloucester has several niche museums, representing the area's industrial history. At the National Waterways Museum, you can climb aboard a canal boat with the family. The interactive lock exhibit is a favourite with kids.
The Gloucester Folk Museum is one of the city's oldest museums. It's inside a Tudor-style building with period timber frames. The museum's collection includes historic costumes, wooden crafts and a reconstructed Victorian classroom.
Soak up some more of the city's history at Gloucester Docks, with a 16-mile canal link to Sharpness Docks and then the sea.
The city's main shopping area is The Cross – where the old Northgate, Southgate, Eastgate and Westgate roads meet. You can recognise it from St Michael's Tower in the middle.
At The Eastgate centre, find all of the holiday essentials and general shops you need. Conversely, the Westgate Quarter is full of independent stores.
Gloucester Quays is packed with designer outlets stores, offering discounts of up to 70% off regular prices. Brands include Calvin Klein™, Puma™, Gap™ and Nike™. It's also where the city's Victorian Christmas Market is held each year.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Gloucester
What are the best hotels to stay in Gloucester?The New Inn – RelaxInnz, Ibis Gloucester and The Dark Barn Lodge - Guest House are some of the popular hotels in Gloucester.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Gloucester?The cheapest price for a double room in Gloucester is £25, offered by The New County Hotel.
What hotels are in the central Gloucester neighborhood?The best hotels near the center of Gloucester are The New Inn – RelaxInnz, The Edward Hotel and The New County Hotel.
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