Friday 24 March 2017


Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup hotels guide

Find hotels for Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup 2017 Race Week, with SoGlos's guide to great Gloucestershire accommodation.

With almost quarter of a million horse racing fans descending on Cheltenham Racecourse for the Festival and Gold Cup 2017, accommodation is at a premium in Cheltenham and the surrounding towns and villages.

The four-day sporting spectacle takes place from Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 March 2017, with Gloucestershire offering a range of hotels spanning luxury boltholes to more affordable options.

So, whether you will be flocking to Cheltenham for Ladies Day, or gearing up for celebrating Gold Cup on St Patrick’s Day, stay at one of the county’s top hotels and you’ll be betting on getting a good night’s sleep.


Cheltenham hotels for The Festival

If you want to stay close to the sporting action and lively nightlife, staying in Cheltenham is your best bet, with the town offering a selection of luxury hotels including Malmaison, The Queen's Hotel, No. 131, Hotel du Vin, and Ellenborough Park, an impressive five-star hotel with direct access to the Racecourse.

For more affordable options, Cheltenham also offers a Holiday Inn Express, The Big Sleep, and a newly opened town centre Premier Inn.

Discover a full list of accommodation in Cheltenham by visiting our handy hotels directory.


Cotswold hotels for The Festival

If you fancy basing yourself in the stunning Cotswolds during Race Week, you’ll find a charming selection of B&Bs, hotels, country cottages and self-catering accommodation.

Choices include The Kings Head Hotel, a stylish bolthole in the heart of Cirencester; The Old Stocks Inn, a boutique hotel in the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold; and The Kings Hotel in Chipping Campden.

Discover a full list of accommodation in the Cotswolds by visiting our handy hotels directory.


Gloucester hotels for The Festival

Just 20 minutes from Cheltenham depending on traffic, Gloucester also makes a good base for those visiting the county for The Festival, with options including Hatherley Manor, The Wharf House, Hallmark Hotel Gloucester, Hatton Court Hotel, Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall and Holiday Inn Express Gloucester.

Discover a full list of accommodation in Gloucester by visiting our handy hotels directory.


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Tuesday 01 March 2016

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