Cheltenham Racecourse at Prestbury Park is located to the north of Cheltenham town centre. With a capacity of 67,500 spectators, it's home to the Cheltenham Festival every March, with races such as the World Hurdle and Cheltenham Gold Cup, as well as a variety of other events throughout the year, including Gloucester University's summer ball and graduation ceremony. Whether you're travelling to Cheltenham for business or leisure, the town centre has a range of chain hotels, independent hotels and family-run B&Bs to suit all budgets, most within walking distance of the town's shops, restaurants and bars.
Hotels near Cheltenham Racecourse
It's just a 10-minute drive from Cheltenham town centre to the racecourse, and there are plenty of hotels in the area to choose from. Cheltenham Racecourse is home to The Centaur, one of the South-west's largest auditoriums, seating over 2,000 guests for conferences (more for concerts). Those attending a conference or event at the racecourse will find luxury four-star chain hotels in the town centre offer amenities such as complimentary breakfast, free self-parking, WiFi and meeting/conference facilities, perfect for business guests.
Business Hotels Close to Cheltenham Train Station
Trains run from Cheltenham Spa station to London Paddington, Birmingham and Bristol, and there are a number of hotels within easy walking distance of the train station. Business hotels offering dry cleaning services, meeting facilities and room service are ideal for those attending events at Cheltenham Racecourse, whilst smaller B&Bs still provide essential amenities such as free WiFi and advice on what to see and do in the local area.
Amenities for Business and Leisure
Whether you're visiting Cheltenham for business or leisure, there are plenty of things to see and do in the town and the surrounding countryside, with The Cotswolds on your doorstep. Four and five-star hotels in Cheltenham offer luxurious amenities such as iPod docks, room service, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs, so weary sightseers and business guests can relax after a long day. Families visiting Cheltenham will find most hotels happy to provide cribs or roll-away beds, whilst on-site restaurants or room service are usually able to offer a children's menu or smaller portions.