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Ellenborough Park
The price is £174 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (306 reviews)

"This luxurious hotel is very well appointed; the communal areas are clean, tidy and full of interesting touches. Check in was smooth and easy. We were upgraded to a deluxe room, and it was massive! The staff are super-helpful and willing to engage in conversation about the hotel and the local area. ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Ellenborough Park
Serviced Guest ApartSuites The Unicorn
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £182 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (105 reviews)

"Lovely spacious apartment and central to all the shops, inns, cafes and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Serviced Guest ApartSuites The Unicorn
No 131
4 out of 5
131 The Promenade, Cheltenham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £120 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (135 reviews)
Immense

"Amazing place to stay, the room was excellent."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2020

No 131
Cheltenham Townhouse Hotel
4 out of 5
12-14 Pittville Lawn, Cheltenham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (277 reviews)

"Staff were excellent and very helpful. Breakfast was amazing!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Cheltenham Townhouse Hotel
The Greenway Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £130 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (55 reviews)

"Fantastic all round experience. Will be returning in the near future for a relaxing break."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

The Greenway Hotel & Spa
Cotswold Grange
5 out of 5
The price is £99 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (214 reviews)
Business stay

"Good value, good location great breakfast. I would cetainly consider it again."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Cotswold Grange
The Lamb Inn Great Rissington
The price is £96 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (148 reviews)

"Had a lovely stay at the Lamb Inn. The food was very good as well"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

The Lamb Inn Great Rissington
Clarence Court Hotel
4 out of 5
Clarence Square, Cheltenham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (251 reviews)

"We received excellent service - excellent standards of cleanliness and very friendly and attentive staff ... a very pleasurable stay"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

Clarence Court Hotel
Hotel du Vin & Bistro Cheltenham
4 out of 5
Parabola Road, Cheltenham, England
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The price is £79 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (346 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel and room - we had an executive king room. Bath was dirty and the toilets on our floor made a horrendous noise when they flushed which woke me up a few times. Bed was incredibly comfortable and air con worked well. Bar service incredibly slow. We gave up a few times and went out to ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Cheltenham
Queens Hotel Cheltenham - MGallery
4 out of 5
The Promenade, Cheltenham, England
The price is £83 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (364 reviews)

"Very clean hotel in an excellent location. Rooms seem to have been refurbished recently."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

Queens Hotel Cheltenham - MGallery
Wyck Hill House Hotel And Spa
The price is £95 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (391 reviews)
short and sweet

"Excellent and all-too-brief visit. We where able to book in an hour early without fuss. A relaxing evening and a fine breakfast with quick and efficient staff. Our fifth visit in less than 12 months and hopefully not our las"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Wyck Hill House Hotel And Spa
The Porch House
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £100 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (93 reviews)

"Very clean, good selection of beers. Food good. Lovely looking hotel. Deluxe room had loads of character"…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

The Porch House
The White Hart Inn
2.5 out of 5
High Street, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, England
The price is £42 per night
4/5Very Good! (57 reviews)

"Great place, atmospheric, very clean, great price, we stayed up in the attic rooms with shared bathroom but still lovely, only suggestion would be we were a little disappointed with the size of breakfast. We requested one beans on toast and one scrambled eggs and got one slice each with minimal eggs/ ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

The White Hart Inn
81 The Prom Hotel
4 out of 5
81 Promenade, Cheltenham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £108 per night
4/5Very Good! (59 reviews)
Excellent!

"This Guesthouse is perfectly located for Shops and Restaurants and offered Free Parking too! The Service was superb and I was very well attended to. Even the Breakfast was cooked to perfection! Thank you so much for making my stay so comfortable and pleasant!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2019

81 The Prom Hotel
Doubletree by Hilton Cheltenham
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night
3.9/5Good! (930 reviews)

"We stayed for 2 nights and unfortunately the room wasn't ready on our arrival, despite it being 2 hours after check in time. This was understandable given we're in the middle of a health pandemic and we were offered complimentary drinks in the bar, which was a nice gesture. The reception staff were ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2020

Doubletree by Hilton Cheltenham
Citrus Hotel Cheltenham by Compass Hospitality
3 out of 5
Wellington Street, Cheltenham, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £37 per night
3.8/5Good! (451 reviews)

"Awesome location Quite room Friendly staff Beds"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Citrus Hotel Cheltenham by Compass Hospitality
Old Manse Hotel Bourton by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £85 per night
3.7/5Good! (244 reviews)

"Staff were very helpful. Covid safety procedures in place."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Old Manse Hotel Bourton by Greene King Inns
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About Cheltenham Historic Hotels

When you go on a Cheltenham trip out of town, it is easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your accommodation having all the amenities. But sometimes opting to stay in a more distinctive hotel can elevate your stay. Staying in a Cheltenham historic hotel allows you to still have a fully-furnished room that is also bustling with personality. Additionally, it offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Cheltenham's history.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

Many of the traditional hotels transport you to a past era right from the start. From Victorian-style architecture to some of the oldest hotels in Cheltenham steeped in the past, these surroundings will make you'll instantly get the sense like you have stepped into a history book. Fortunately, you won't have to actually live in the past. Although these hotels are historic, they have up-to-date comforts to help you keep in touch or relax during your stay. You will notice your room outfitted with a comfortable bed, loads of character, and just about everything else you'll want for a wonderful visit.

After you have checked-in and had time to look around the historic hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by exploring the well-known landmarks and museums. Cheltenham boasts about six museums. You'll be able to enjoy your time at places like the Winchcombe Railway Museum & Garden, Holst Birthplace Museum, or the Cotswolds Motor Museum. You may have to extend your stay to see everything that interest you. If you want more things to do in Cheltenham, make sure to scan through our review section. You'll find suggestions about what to see and where to go in this area.

Your Cheltenham Hotel Is Ready for You

Cheltenham has 60 vintage hotels that exude the feel and look of another era. Some of these famous hotels are where respected novelists may have stayed. You're sure to land an accommodation that has all the amenities and the traits you desire. Take advantage of the great Cheltenham deals with Expedia, and make your visit unforgettable with a stay in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Cheltenham?
You’ll probably want to seek out the historical sites during your holiday in Cheltenham. While you’re visiting, you may want to admire the picturesque gardens.
What's the best hotel in Cheltenham to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Cotswold Grange is a top 5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. Cheltenham Town Hall is a short 18-minute walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Cardynham House and The Porch House.
How many historical hotels are there in Cheltenham?
In Cheltenham, there are 589 hotels and other accommodation options bookable on Expedia, including 55 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights to visit in Cheltenham?
Cheltenham is notable for landmarks like Cheltenham Town Hall, Sudeley Castle and Chedworth Roman Villa. Cultural venues include Everyman Theatre, Keith Harding’s World of Mechanical Music and Holst Birthplace Museum. Cheltenham Racecourse is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Cheltenham?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll enjoy a holiday someplace that has an officially recognised historic designation. A palace, castle, stately home or even a lodge, pub or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved in the public spaces and guestrooms of such hotels in Cheltenham, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of a historic hotel is generally what’s most significant. For a heritage hotel, often it’s the cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Cheltenham have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi and the normal amenities found at a contemporary hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Cheltenham, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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