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Holiday Inn Express Bedford
3 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is £45 per night from 23 Apr to 24 Apr
4.2/5Very Good! (471 reviews)
Comfortable, good value hotel for short stays.

"One night stay during house move. Convenient location, good value, valued brand. The property is modern, clean and comfortable. Reports of noisy rooms are unfounded from our experience. Appreciated the Gap and Go breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2021

Holiday Inn Express Bedford
Bedford Swan Hotel
4 out of 5
The Embankment, Bedford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £74 per night from 22 Apr to 23 Apr
4.1/5Very Good! (944 reviews)

"Lovely room with a view on the river and bridge. clean comfortable. good food. well situated"…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2020

Bedford Swan Hotel
The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf
4.1/5Very Good! (489 reviews)

"My stay was for Business for two nights. The rooms are modern (although a few cobwebs here and there.) the staff where nice and friendly and the breakfast were nice also."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2020

The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf
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Tennyson House Hotel
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4/5Very Good! (287 reviews)

"Very basic accommodation, ensuite was a little cramped. Breakfast and service was very good so value for money."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Tennyson House Hotel
Mercure Bedford Centre Hotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £52 per night from 29 Apr to 30 Apr
3.9/5Very Good! (24 reviews)
Good location and pleasant staff.

"A tired looking building from the outside but well appointed and comfortable on the inside. Great location and felt safe in these times."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

Mercure Bedford Centre Hotel
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Cheap Hotels in Bedford

Bedford offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like St. Paul's Church, Bedford Park and Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club.

When it comes to affordable places to stay in Bedford, the area has some budget hotels to choose from. These options offer competitive rates and have positive reviews from Expedia travellers in search of a bargain:

Tennyson House Hotel - 3-star hotel. You'll find free English breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and convenient parking.

Bedford Swan Hotel - Customers like this hotel for its comfortable rooms and good location. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar.

The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf - At this golf hotel, you can take advantage of free WiFi, free parking and an indoor pool. Reviews mention the comfortable rooms and good location.

Holiday Inn Express Bedford - 3-star hotel. You'll find free buffet breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its helpful staff and comfortable rooms.

Park Inn by Radisson Bedford - Customers like this 3-star eco-friendly hotel for its convenient parking and comfortable beds. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar.

Planning Your Trip to Bedford

Still choosing trip dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 20°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February and March, with an average temperature of 0°F
  • Rainiest months: November, October, January and February, with an average rainfall of 2.50 inches
  • Driest months: June, July, March and January, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Bedford

Bedford draws tourists with its bar scene and relaxing spas, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the local attractions that interest you most, and then make time for sights and activities that cost very little. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Bedford Park and Swiss Garden, or check out the area's cultural spots like Shuttleworth Collection.

Bedford is also notable for its:
  • Rivers
  • Boating
  • Churches
  • Golfing

Getting around Bedford

The most convenient airport is in London (LTN-Luton), 18.4 mi (29.6 km) away from the city centre. If that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away in Cambridge (CBG). If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Bedford Station, Bedford St Johns Station or Kempston Hardwick Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Bedford like for travellers on a budget?
Bedford has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Woburn Safari Park, this destination is home to Chiltern Hills and Bedford Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Bedford?
Based on reviews, Verve Hotel is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Twinwoods Guestrooms and The Knife and Cleaver.
How many budget hotels can I expect to find in Bedford?
Expedia has 13 hotels in Bedford that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Bedford?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Bedford, but bear in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 3°C. Average annual precipitation for Bedford is 640 inches.
What is there to see and do in Bedford?
Bedford draws tourists with its bar scene and lake views, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Woburn Safari Park and Woburn Abbey, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Enjoy the outdoors at Chiltern Hills and Bedford Park, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Milton Keynes Theatre.
How can I get to Bedford and get around on a budget?
Looking at these ways to get around Bedford is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The most convenient airport is London (STN-Stansted), 36 mi (58 km) away. If that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 18.4 mi (29.6 km) away: London (LTN-Luton). If you want to see more of the area, take a train from Bedford (XQD-Bedford Train Station), Bedford Station or Bedford St Johns Station.

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