Cheap Hotels in Worcester
Holland House Bed & Breakfast is situated 25 minutes walk from Worcester city centre, which features a 12th-century cathedral and a shopping centre. An en suite bathroom, flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi are provided with each room at Holland House, as well as a hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. In the mornings, guests are free to purchase the award-winning full English and continental breakfasts. These are served in the dining room, which features a bay window with a woodland view. Homemade bread is served, and meat and eggs are sourced from local suppliers where possible. Tudor half-timbered shops and historic almshouses can be seen on Friar Street, which is just a mile away from the B&B. Guests can enjoy scenic walks along the river and canal, as well as guided walking tours of the city. Evening ghost walks are available between September and April.
In the city center
Opposite the cathedral, in the heart of beautiful Worcester, this charming traditional coaching inn dates back to the 13th century. A seasonal, British menu is served in the bar area, as well as real cask ales. It offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Ye Olde Talbot Hotel has a great location in the centre of the historic university city of Worcester, with its mixture of galleries, museums and ancient buildings. There is a variety of shops and cafes within walking distance. Each individually decorated room has a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV, a hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. Ye Olde Talbot’s cosy Lounge Bar offers daily specials and Full English breakfasts. There is also a selection of wines and speciality teas and coffees.
Near Worcestershire County Cricket Club
This fine Edwardian house is within easy walking distance of the town centre, the famous Royal Worcester Porcelain factory and Worcester Cathedral. The hotel offers very comfortable bedrooms, all with en suite shower rooms. There is a spacious dining area where breakfast is served, and a residents lounge. A complimentary breakfast and free parking is included for guests. St. Lawrence Hotel is an excellent base for the Cotswolds, Oxford, and Stratford upon Avon, the Welsh borders and Cheltenham.
With views over the river, this riverside hotel is a 5-minute walk from Worcester city centre, and a 2-minute walk from the Royal Worcester Porcelain Museum and the cathedral. Free Wi-Fi is available in most areas, and there is free parking. Landscape artist John Constable was a frequent visitor to Diglis House, and found inspiration from the idyllic terraced gardens overlooking the river. In recent times, the Georgian property has proved a popular choice for leisure and business visitors to the Worcester area. Diglis House has been lavishly refurbished to become one of the finest hotels in the Severn Valley. The delightful location is second to none, within easy walking distance of the city centre with its many attractions.
The Dewdrop Inn is situated in Lower Broadheath a 5-minute drive from Worcester. Set in a Georgian building it offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, a restaurant with a bar and free parking. Rooms at the Dewdrop have power showers and TVs. Guests can also enjoy in-room tea and coffee making facilities. The restaurant uses locally sourced fresh food in all its menus. The bar has a good range of ales, wines and spirits. The Dewdrop is only a few minutes’ walk from the birthplace of Sir Edgar Elgar, the famous English composer. Lower Broadheath is a popular location for walkers, cyclists and anglers. Worcester Races and Shelsey Hill climb are also nearby.
In a rural location
The Swan Hotel
On a river
Shrubbery Guest House Hotel
Near Gheluvelt Park
Fownes Hotel Worcester Hotel
Near Worcester Cathedral
Hotels in Worcester
There are few other settlements in England that could fit the quintessential image of an historic cathedral city as Worcester. Known as 'Wroxeter' in the Roman Empire, Worcester's illustrious medieval cathedral overlooking the historic Worcestershire County Cricket Ground is the ultimate English postcard. On the southwestern outskirts of the city near the historic Powick Bridge is the site of the formidable Battle of Worcester of 1651, the final battle of the English Civil War.
Worcester has also earned an enviable international reputation for its savoury sauce, and is part of Britain's longest river, the Severn.
One of the finest examples of Norman and Gothic architecture in Britain, Worcester Cathedral was built shortly after the Norman Invasion, although a priory had been established at this site approximately 400 years earlier. The building was altered on several occasions in subsequent centuries, most notably in the Victorian era, and is 52m high, commanding fine panoramic views of the city and The Malverns from its imposing tower.
In a beautifully preserved medieval building, The Commandery became a museum in the 1970s and examines Worcester's role in the English Civil War. The site, which was founded more than 900 years ago, also showcases the history of Worcester in its monastic days, the Tudor era, and the growth of the city during the Industrial Revolution and the 20th century.
The Museum of Royal Worcester
Also regularly open to visitors, the Museum of Royal Worcester exhibits the history of one of Worcester's proudest industries, Royal Worcester porcelain, which was founded in 1751. The venue now houses more than 10, 000 ceramic artefacts, and regularly organises workshops, talks and temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
The Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, which marked its 150th anniversary in 1983 and is now housed in a splendid Victorian building, contains many fascinating craft exhibits and contemporary artworks. If you have the time, consider heading a little south of the city centre to Fort Royal Hill, where you can enjoy an impressive view of the cathedral and the city skyline on a site that was once a Civil War fort.
Where to stay and dine in Worcester â€“ ideas
If you're looking for an affordable, stylish hotel, you can consider the Worcester White House Hotel, the Premier Inn Worcester City Centre, or the Premier Inn Worcester, or book a stay at the charming, comfortable Bank House Hotel, Spa & Golf Club.
For some fantastic British cuisine, you can't go wrong at Ostlers at No.1 or the Blue Bell restaurant, both of which serve mouthwatering local dishes. For some divine Italian flavours, head to Benedicto's or the Galleria Italiana, or try the Thai Gallery Restaurant for some wonderful Thai flavours. Other excellent places to eat that are near most Worcester hotels include Chinese-themed Chung Ying Garden and European-inspired Saffrons Bistro.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Worcester
What are the best hotels to stay in Worcester?According to our booking data, the most booked hotels in Worcester are St. Lawrence Hotel, Holland House Bed & Breakfast and Ye Olde Talbot Hotel by Greene King Inns.
What are the most convenient hotel rates in Worcester?The lowest price for a double room in Worcester is £53.
What hotels are in the central Worcester neighborhood?If you want to stay near the center of Worcester, you can consider staying at St. Lawrence Hotel, Diglis House Hotel and Ye Olde Talbot Hotel by Greene King Inns.
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