Top hotels in Gloucester
Which? hotel group of the year. The Chase Hotel, Cheltenham, is set in 15 acres of stunning, landscaped grounds at the foot of the Cotswold hills. Just 5 miles from both Cheltenham and Gloucester, this deluxe hotel is about an hour's drive from both Bristol and Birmingham. Free WIFI in all rooms.
The modern 3-star Hallmark Gloucester is situated just a short drive from the Cotswolds and Cheltenham and 8-miles from Gloucestershire Airport. Its facilities include a health club and spa with a gym, a squash court, swimming pool, and sauna, a bar, and a brasserie style restaurant. The warmly decorated, stylish rooms feature Freeview TVs, tea and coffee-making facilities, and private bathrooms with complimentary toiletries.
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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 build your perfect breakfast from our extensive spread. And what better way to round off a busy day than with a long, lazy dinner and a nightcap (or two) at our friendly bar? A perfect day, the ibis way.
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 hot items.
The hotel is ideally located in the centre of Gloucester only a five-minute walk from the Cathedral, shopping centre and the national waterways museum in Gloucester Docks. Gloucester has a wealth of historical sites to visit many of which date back to Roman times. The Cotswolds, Cheltenham, The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley, Tewkesbury and the Severn estuary are all within 30 minutes' drive. The nearest airports are Bristol Airport (76 km) and Coventry Airport (95 km) and Gloucester bus and train station is a 15-minute walk away. The hotel dates back to 1820 when it was formerly a coaching inn and is exquisitely full of charm and character. The hotel has 39 rooms in total and provides guests with facilities including a lobby with 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, a bar, a breakfast room, conference facilities and a laundry service. Guests arriving by car may leave their vehicle in the hotel car park. The rooms are designed to offer comfort for a relaxing stay. All bedrooms are en suite (shower and bath) and have individual styles to accommodate business and leisure travellers alike. The rooms feature colour TV, Internet access, telephone, radio, tea/coffee courtesy tray, a hairdryer and ironing facilities. The rooms are centrally heated. The hotel does not have any leisure facilities however there is a gym situated opposite the hotel. A buffet breakfast is available in the mornings. There is a snack menu is available from the bar during the day.
The Thatch Inn is just 3 miles from Gloucester and 5 minutes' drive off the M5 motorway. Offering free WiFi, free private parking and en-suite rooms with smart TVs. The original “Little Thatch” was built in 1351 and, is one of the oldest buildings in Gloucestershire. The bar is situated in the old original building and still retains original features. Delivering fresh and confident food, sourced from local suppliers. The team prepare a diverse event menu ranging from light bites to British classics. The Thatch serves lunch every day and evening meals ever are available nightly except Sundays. Gloucester Quays and Docks are within a 5-minute drive from the hotel providing shopping, cinema and dining options. The bus stop opposite the hotel provides regular transport to Gloucester City Centre. From the bus station, guests can arrange transport to Cheltenham and the Cotswolds or the Forest of Dean.
This lovely hotel can be found in Gloucester. Those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of daily routine will find peace and tranquillity at this accommodation. Guests will not be bothered during their stay, as this is not a pet-friendly hotel.
Situated only 3 miles from Gloucester City Centre, the Orchard Hotel offers free parking and free wi-fi and easy access to the M5 motorway less than 5 miles away. The hotel has 60 bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities and 42" TV with Freeview. The Dean Forest is only a 30 minute drive away and the famous Cheltenham Racecourse is only 13.5 miles away. We are on the bus route to Gloucester City centre with a bus stop only 500 metres away. The hotel is close to Local shops & retail outlets, Pubs and Restaurants and many other facilities.
Holiday Inn® Gloucester-Cheltenham is modern, smart hotel less than 15 minutes' drive from Gloucester Cathedral and Cheltenham, with a pool, restaurant, bar, free parking and Wi-fi. 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. You can enjoy a delicious grilled steak or fresh salad at the hotel's airy restaurant, which serves breakfast and dinner daily. Or relax with a light meal, a coffee or a glass of wine in the modern bar and lounge. You can host a business training session, conference or wedding reception in the hotel's event rooms, which accommodate up to 140 people. We offer food-catering and event planning for your special occasion. 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.
Centrally perched in beautiful historic city of Gloucester this Grade II listed Victorian terraced hotel is an ideal place for business travellers and holidaymakers alike. Part of the hotel was built in 1796 and the rest in 1832, when Gloucester was a thriving inland port. History buffs may relish the opportunity to visit the beautiful Gloucester Cathedral, Guildhall, Gloucester Rugby Club, the Docks, Quays and museums are readily walkable. Strengths of the property are the fabulous location and the balance struck between affordable accommodation and quality. All bedrooms are non-smoking and ensuite. Each of them feature beautiful décor and come with modern amenities such as Wi-Fi access, tea and coffee making and digital channels on flat screen TV, provided to ensure entertainment after a long day of work or touring into the city. Every morning guests may enjoy a full traditional breakfast for a great start to the day.
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.
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.
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 continental breakfast. The nearest airport is Gloucestershire Airport, 10 km from Spalite Hotel.
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 most booked hotels in Gloucester?According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in Gloucester are The Cheltenham Chase Hotel - A Qhotel and Hallmark Hotel Gloucester.
What is the lowest price for a double room in Gloucester?The lowest price for a double room in Gloucester is £29.
If I want to stay in the center of Gloucester, which hotels shall I consider?If you want to stay near the center of Gloucester, you can consider staying at The New Inn – RelaxInnz, The Edward Hotel and New County.
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