Best 10 Places To Stay In Gloucester, UK - Updated 2021

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Gloucester is an important English city, in southwest England, close to the River Severn and the Forest of Dean. This ancient city dates back to 97 AD, when it was ruled by the Romans. In fact, Gloucester’s inland port has seen unprecedented regeneration at the city’s historic docks.

If you’re looking for lifestyle accommodation, stay at Lypiatt House, Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel, B&B at The Grange or the Painswick. Golf enthusiasts must book a stay with either Hatton Court Hotel, Hallmark Hotel or Hatherley Manor Hotel. While we also suggest you try the Pretty Stone and the Cider Barn.

These exquisite hotels and vacation rentals will definitely charm you into exploring the quays, historic docks and waterways, and museums of Gloucester. Read on to find out about the top 10 places to stay in Gloucester, UK:

1. Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel (from USD 87)

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel is located in picturesque Gloucester, surrounded by beautiful grounds. This sophisticated country-house flaunts modern rooms, a lovely restaurant bar, free Wi-Fi and delicious food. In addition, the stylish rooms at the Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall all have en suite facilities. In fact, you will be welcomed with a welcome tray of tea-coffee and biscuits. Dine at the in-house Dearmans restaurant, to taste candid English cuisine and see wonderful lake views. In the evening, unwind at hotel’s lounge or club bar. Mercure Gloucester Bowden is close to Gloucester Quays and Gloucester Cathedral. Try the local activities, such as golf, skiing and snowboarding.

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

Address: Bondend Lane, Upton St Leonards

Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Express check-in/check-out Physical distancing rules followed 24-hour front desk Packed lunches Safety deposit box Smoke alarms

2. The Painswick Hotel (from USD 339)

The Painswick Hotel offers accommodation overlooking the Slad Valley of Gloucester. The beautiful rooms are equipped with all modern facilities, including free Wi-Fi. Dine at the on-site restaurant, or refresh yourself at one of their spa and beauty rooms. Moreover, you could relax on the sun terrace, that overlooks the garden. The Painswick also features a 24 hour front-desk and car hire options. Both Cheltenham and Bristol are located within one hour’s reach.

The Painswick

Address: Kemps Lane

On-site parking Newspapers 24-hour front desk Adult only Heating Bridal suite Daily housekeeping Luggage storage

3. Pretty Stone Barn (from USD 119)

The Pretty Stone Barn features a cottage with a comfortable sitting room and dining area. The fully equipped kitchen is a delight for cooks. The recently refurbished bedroom sports a vi-sprung mattress, shower room and high standard decor throughout. In addition, the barn has set aside a lawn garden with seating, for cottage guests. There is ample room for parking as well as outbuildings for bicycles and horses. In addition, stroll to the quintessential country pub, that is within 5 minutes from the barn.

Cosy Cotswold cottage for two - quiet, scenic, newly renovated to high standard.
Gloucester, England, GB
1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

4. Hallmark Hotel (from USD 75)

Hallmark Hotel is located close to Gloucester city centre and the M5. The hotel offers free parking, a leisure club, pool and a gym. The modern bedrooms present classic decor, a TV, work-desk, free Wi-Fi and an ensuite bathroom with toiletries. Enjoy hearty breakfasts and light meals in the informal bar. Additionally, check out the Brasserie for candid British cuisine. The extensive list of leisure activities includes a fitness centre, spa, pool, Finnish sauna and a steam room.

Gloucester Robinswood Hotel, BW Signature Collection

Address: Marlstone Close, Robinswood Hill

Free parking Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Spa and wellness centre Heating Fitness centre Fire extinguishers Barber/beauty shop

5. Hatherley Manor Hotel (from USD 89)

They say that this 17th-century manor house was built for the illegitimate son of Oliver Cromwell. Other than that, Hatherley Manor is an elegant Cotswold countryside home, within a 10-minute drive from town centre. The sophisticated rooms at Hatherley feature tea-coffee facilities, biscuits, mineral water, a TV, safe and work-desk. The in-house Dewinton Restaurant exhibits a modern English menu, created from local produce. Unwind at the Manor Hotel’s cosy lounge bar with beams and a unique walled garden. Explore Cheltenham’s shops and racecourse while you stay at Hatherley Manor Hotel.

Hatherley Manor Hotel & Spa

Address: Down Hatherley Lane,

Fire extinguishers Room service Bridal suite Facilities for disabled guests First aid kit available Free parking Shared lounge/TV area Dry cleaning

6. The Cider Barn (from USD 143)

The Cider Barn is situated on the first floor of this gorgeous conversion. The property has been recently renovated to showcase open living spaces with exposed beams and wooden flooring. The spacious rooms feature double beds, exposed beams and a separate shower and dressing room. There’s also a large open lounge, with kitchen and dining area. The private courtyard is the best place to chill in summer! Also, the barn exhibits splendid landscape views, and it’s close to numerous boutiques, eateries and wine bars. You can walk to the Cotswold Way and cosmopolitan Montpellier, where you will find innumerable walkers and cyclists.

A Spacious first floor apartment set within Barn Conversion
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Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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wonderful views and extremely comfortable
very cosy very clean
the barn was lovely and spacious clean and tidy
cosy clean and stocked with all the basics you would need and more
nice relaxing personal and friendly service
the owners met us on arrival and seemed very relaxed with our departure time
a wonderful place great hosts everything we needed
but by far the best part of the stay were our wonderful hosts
the owners had left a few provisions on arrival and fresh flowers
there are lovely gardens around the cider barn and you are very close to several nice walks/hikes
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7. Hatton Court Hotel (from USD 95)

Hatton Court Hotel features spacious, elegant rooms with TVs, free Wi-Fi, tea-coffee facilities, a desk and en suite bathroom with toiletries. Hatton Court Hotel is a part of an architectural gem that exhibits spa baths and countryside views. Dine at the Tara Restaurant, for an exclusive British menu of seasonal produce. Unwind at the bar to taste the notes of the world’s most popular wines. You can also relax on the terrace, to enjoy the panoramic views of the Severn Valley. In addition, this hotel is within a 30 minute drive from the Gloucester centre, Cheltenham centre, Cheltenham Racecourse and Gloucestershire Airport.

Hatton Court Hotel

Address: Upton Hill, Upton St. Leonards, Cotswolds

Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Parking Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Non-smoking rooms Business centre Bridal suite Breakfast in the room

8. Wharf House Restaurant with Rooms (from USD 138)

The Wharf House Restaurant with Rooms is an award-winning accommodation in Gloucester. This hotel overlooks River Severn and offers luxurious en suite rooms. The contemporary rooms feature flat screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, a minibar, safe, hairdryer, tea-coffee facilities and en suite showers with luxury toiletries. In fact, a few rooms even flaunt a whirlpool bath! Enjoy the European and British cuisine, accompanied by a vintage wine in the chic Wharf House restaurant. This accommodation is within a 30 minute drive from the Over village, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean.

The Mooring Post

Address: The Wharf House, Over

Cashless payment available Physical distancing in dining areas Contactless check-in/check-out Security alarm Canoeing Meeting/banquet facilities Invoice provided Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed

9. The Lypiatt House (from USD 172)

Lypiatt House is a 5-star accommodation in the utmost trend setting zone of Cheltenham. This Victorian style hotel is notably blended with modern decor. The bedrooms include a TV, tea-coffee facilities, free Wi-Fi and an en suite washroom with hairdryer. Lypiatt House features free on-site parking and excellent shops, restaurants and theaters nearby. Although, do indulge in buffet breakfast at Lypiatt House that includes English and continental options. During your stay, find time to visit the Forest of Dean and Cotswolds.

Lypiatt House

Address: Lypiatt Road

Internet services Luggage storage Physical distancing rules followed Heating Security alarm WiFi Available Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Invoice provided

10. B&B at The Grange (from USD 156)

B&B at The Grange is located close to Kingsholm Stadium. The diversified rooms of this hotel feature a seating area, TV, lake and garden views and a private bathroom with toiletries and a hairdryer. In addition, you get free Wi-Fi and private parking! The concierge service will help you with requisite information. This property is within 45 minutes distance from Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Winfield Hospital and Bristol Airport.

B&B at The Grange

Address: The Green Frampton on Severn

Enjoy your Gloucester stay

Explore River Severn and the Forest of Dean during your Gloucester stay. Let this ancient city take you back to 97 AD, the invincible Roman era. Some old accommodation options reflect Victorian style architecture, only with all modern facilities. To experience Gloucester at its best, book one of the hotels from our recommended list and feel the difference.

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Veidehi, also known as Krazy Butterfly, is a multi-award-winning travel writer and explorer who likes to write about destinations, diverse cultures and cuisines that bring everyone together.

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