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Bedford hotels and places to stay

The Grafton Hotel
2.5 out of 5
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0.35 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (19 reviews)

"Nice hotel close to the train station. Very accommodating. Tea and Coffee in the room and also TV monitor with freeview. Comfy beds!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2018

The Grafton Hotel
Snapos Luxury Serviced Apartments Meridian House - Bedford
Wisteria Haze
3 out of 5
The price is £90 per night
6.61 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Recent stay at the Haze

"As good as always!"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Wisteria Haze
The Bull Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
11.93 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (43 reviews)
Northern grtafters

"Really enjoyed staying here while i was working away from home, clean very friendly staff and beautiful food I will definitely stay there again"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2019

The Bull Hotel
The Old Mill
3 out of 5
Clifton Road, Newton Blossomville, Bedford, England
The price is £90 per night
7.18 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (95 reviews)

"Chose The Old Mill on a last minute booking as attending conference in Milton Keynes and was cheapest available... what a find! Staff (& locals) very welcoming, especially Kirsty. Didn’t realise it was so rural but very welcome after gruelling drive from Sussex and hectic two days studying. Sat in ..."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

The Old Mill
Luxury Bedford Riverside Apartment
The price is £140 per night
0.63 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Family stay

"Overall very happy."…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2019

Luxury Bedford Riverside Apartment
Metro Guest House
3 out of 5
1 trevor street, off union street, Bedford, England
The price is £79 per night
0.38 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (22 reviews)
Very nice apartments

"One night stay and would highly recommend. The only slight negative is the parking is a bit tricky before 6 pm."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb 2020

Metro Guest House
The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf
The price is £72 per night
9.28 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (467 reviews)

"Valentines night away with wife."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf
Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor
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9.73 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (129 reviews)

"Didn’t like the entrance to courtyard rooms from main house especially in bad weather"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2020

Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor
Mercure Bedford Centre Hotel
The price is £47 per night
0.76 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (12 reviews)

"Went for only one night and must say the hotel was comfta le room was excellent great value for money"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Mercure Bedford Centre Hotel
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Visiting Bedford

Travellers to Bedford give high marks for the riverfront and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its spas and golf courses. Around the area, top sights include Woburn Safari Park, Gullivers Land and Milton Keynes Theatre.

  • There are 75 hotels and other accommodation options in Bedford
  • The closest major airport is in London (LTN-Luton), 18.4 mi (29.6 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Cambridge (CBG), 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Bedford

Attractions like Woburn Safari Park and Bedford Autodrome are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Wrest Park, St. Paul's Church and Church of Saint Peter. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the rivers and these places to visit: Bedford Park, Harrold-Odell Country Park and Priory Country Park.

Outside the city, top places to visit include Gullivers Land, 12 mi/19.3 km from the heart of the city, and Milton Keynes Theatre, which is 13 mi (20.9 km) away.

Getting around Bedford

If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Bedford Station, Bedford St Johns Station or Kempston Hardwick Station. Bedford might not have as many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Bedford

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 10°C and the night-time average to be -1°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 20°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September averages 20°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 0°C at night
  • About 23 millimetres of rain falls on Bedford each year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 20°C, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 0°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Bedford?
The Old Piggery Guest Accommodation is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include The Embankment and The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bedford, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review top deals in Bedford.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Bedford?
Based on reviews, Holiday Inn Express Bedford is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Mercure Bedford Centre Hotel and Tennyson House Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Bedford?
The Old Piggery Guest Accommodation is a top 3-star B&B on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free breakfast. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Bedford Swan Hotel and The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf. Also, attractions such as Woburn Safari Park and Bedford Autodrome are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a romantic holiday in Bedford?
The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and a full-service spa. Another good option for a romantic stay is Bedford Swan Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Bedford?
Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a restaurant along with free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Barns Hotel and Bedford Swan Hotel.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Bedford?
Bedford Swan Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your holiday is Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor.
What's the best golf hotel in Bedford?
Tree Garth is a B&B featuring free breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include The Woodlands Event Centre and The Willows Training Centre. You can tee off at Wyboston Lakes Golf Course or Colmworth and North Bedfordshire Golf Club while you’re in town.
How is it to stay in Bedford?
Travellers to Bedford give high marks for the riverfront and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its spas and golf courses. Woburn Safari Park, Gullivers Land and Milton Keynes Theatre are some of the top sights around the area. In Bedford, there are 103 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Bedford?
Attractions such as Woburn Safari Park and Bedford Autodrome are fun for everyone, not just children. The city is notable for landmarks such as Wrest Park, St. Paul’s Church and Church of Saint Peter. The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the riverfront and these places to visit: Bedford Park, Chiltern Hills and Harrold-Odell Country Park.
How can I get around Bedford?
If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Bedford Station, Bedford St Johns Station or Kempston Hardwick Station. Bedford might not have many public transport options, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.
What's the seasonal weather in Bedford?
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 rainfall for Bedford is 639 mm.

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