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01st May 2019 Kingfisher Visitor Guides

Places to stay in Gloucestershire

Planning a visit to Gloucestershire? You’ve made a good choice as Gloucestershire has it all, including great hotels. 

This is a county with lots to offer visitors. You can take a leisurely tour of elegant spa and market towns and stately homes dotted around meandering green landscapes. Or trek between the lovely clusters of buildings which make up the picture-perfect Cotswold villages, or cycle off the beaten track through oaks and beeches in the huge Forest of Dean – look out for wild boar and roe deer!

An ever-popular destination and perfect for family days out, Gloucestershire towns will give you glimpses of Regency high life and medieval market squares. With something for everyone, what’s not to love about Gloucestershire?

We all know that a place to freshen up, relax or rest your head after a long day of city wandering is absolutely essential on any break. And your budget will determine your hotel choices, with top-end luxury on offer as well as fairly-priced options.

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There is a great range of hotels and accommodation available in Gloucestershire

Before searching for a hotel, make a quick list of the things that you need to have a good night’s stay. Is it a free breakfast? Is there parking? Do you feel happier in a boutique property or a grand hotel offering the epitome of luxury?

Do you like old-fashioned décor or over-the-top interior design? And are you looking for a relaxing treatment or a state-of the-art gym.

Gloucestershire has hundreds of places to stay and across the city, well-known hotel brands sit alongside independent hotels including the luxurious Beaumont House or Cotswold House Hotel and Spa.

Beaumont House

Built in 1850, the five-star Beaumont House has a spacious garden, elegant rooms and free parking. Cheltenham town centre and the fashionable Montpellier district are just 15 minutes’ walk away.

Bedrooms at the hotel are beautifully-designed and have free internet access and flat-screen TV with Sky Sports. All rooms come with luxury Hypnos mattresses, and the Asia and Africa themed rooms as well as luxury rooms receive fresh fruit daily and a sweet treat on arrival.

Award-winning, freshly-cooked breakfasts are served each morning, there is also a stunning lounge with a Trust Bar and in the conservatory, guests can enjoy free self-serve tea, coffee, cappuccino and biscuits.

Cotswold House Hotel and Spa

Stay in the heart of the Cotswold’s in the beautiful picturesque village of Chipping Campden when you stay at Cotswold House Hotel and Spa. There are 28 luxury bedrooms available, including two suites and two hot tub cottages complete with a private garden and hot tub.

Its restaurants, called Fig and Bistro on the Square, are open daily serving breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and evening meals.

Within the two acres of landscaped gardens you will find Cotswold House’s award-winning spa with a relaxation area and hydrotherapy pool.

The spa is a place where you can indulge in a menu of refreshing or re-balancing body treatments from expert therapists including holistic treatments, massages, facials, manicures and pedicures.

As well as hotels, there is also a great range of hostels, welcoming B&Bs and cosy guesthouses. And the choice of self-catering is fantastic too, with everything from stunning townhouse properties and gorgeous cottages to converted warehouses and even a camping pod!


Enjoy the beautiful buildings and rolling hills of quintessential England on your trip to Gloucestershire

Whether you stay right in the very heart of the city or outside of the centre, there are lots of accommodation options to choose from. There’s a great choice of facilities too, from WiFi and on-site parking to swimming pools and pet-friendly accommodation.

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