The spa town of Cheltenham became renowned in the 1700s for its healing waters. Today you can still visit the Pitville Pump Room to taste the water for yourself, and the town attracts couples, families and business travellers from across the country. Accommodation here ranges from two star inns and B&Bs to independent townhouse hotels, three star chain hotels and historic country houses; there's something to suit all budgets.
Cheltenham Hotels Close to the Sights, Shops and Restaurants
Many hotels in Cheltenham will offer assistance with booking tours and tickets during your stay. The town boasts stunning examples of Regency architecture, and you could easily spend an afternoon wandering through Imperial Gardens and along the Promenade. When it comes to shopping, the Montpellier area and the Promenade are home to designer boutiques and independent shops, whilst for chain stores, the Regent Arcade and Beechwood Place shopping centres are close at hand. For something a little more cultural, there's the Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum on Clarence Street, or check out the Holst Birthplace Museum, where composer Gustav Holst was born in 1874.
For a bite to eat, the town centre is home to everything from traditional pubs to upmarket wine bars, with a range of chain restaurants and a number of excellent eateries serving international cuisine including tapas, Thai and Malaysian cuisine. Of course you could always relax with room service back at your hotel, after a busy day of sightseeing and shopping.
Cheap Hotels Close to Cheltenham's Public Transport
Cheltenham has its own train station, with regular trains connecting to London Paddington, Birmingham, Bristol and Gloucester. Those travelling on business or families with younger children might wish to opt for a room in a three star chain hotel or townhouse hotel, within easy walking distance of the station. Most of these hotels offer a free breakfast, with amenities such as free WiFi and laundry services, ideal if you're travelling light. If you're driving, you'll also find free self-parking available at many chain hotels in or near the town centre.
Excellent Amenities for Families and Couples at Cheltenham Hotels
Cheltenham's hotels includes everything from budget B&Bs to luxury country houses, all offering excellent amenities such as complimentary breakfasts, laundry and dry cleaning, free self-parking and free WiFi.
If you want to stay in another popular place in Britain you could consider some of our Gloucester hotels.