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Cirencester hotels and places to stay

The Barrel Store
The price is £44 per night
0.03 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (20 reviews)

"Basic but fine for one night where I was out for a meal and came back and slept, showered in the morning and went to work...."…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2019

The Barrel Store
Stylish New England lakeside retreat in the Cotswold Water Park with hot tub
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"The lodge is beautifully situated right on the lake and almost next to the activity centre/restaurant. Downstairs opens up to the decking with huge bifold doors, to maximise the fantastic daylight. The star is definitely the hot tub, which we relaxed in every day - what a luxury! Three bedrooms upstairs, ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jul 2019

Stylish New England lakeside retreat in the Cotswold Water Park with hot tub
The Masons Arms - Inn
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £100 per night
6.15 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)
A lovely place

"Lovely room, booked for dinner and it was excellent. Breakfast was exceptional!! Will go back"…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2020

The Masons Arms - Inn
The Bathurst Arms
3.5 out of 5
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3.68 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (82 reviews)
Great place to stay.

"A quick night dtay which priovd to be very comfortable and we enjoyed one of the most delicious breakfast served by a friendly and helpful chef. We plan to return there in the summer."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

The Bathurst Arms
Well Cottage B&B
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3.05 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)

"Lovely comfortable room and very warm welcome and hospitality from Neil and Bridget."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Well Cottage B&B
Swan Hotel
4 out of 5
The price is £125 per night
6.45 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (252 reviews)
Definitely worth a stay.

"very nice hotel in great location. welcoming, friendly accommodating staff wonderful room. warm and comfortable areas on the ground floor with papers and games etc."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Swan Hotel
Stratton House Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night
1.04 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (110 reviews)
Fabulous restaurant!!

"Cute hotel. The carpet looked a bit worn but the room and bathroom were very nice. Especially for the price!! The restaurant was AMAZING! The food was better than anything we had in London!!"…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Stratton House Hotel
The Golden Cross Inn
The price is £80 per night
0.07 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (134 reviews)

"We stayed in a family room Cherwell. I thought that the twin beds should have been in the smaller room, and the double in the bigger room with the tv and en-suite. Other than that no complaints the bar food was lovely. Kids enjoyed the old fashioned sweet shop next door!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

The Golden Cross Inn
De Vere Cotswold Water Park
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4.29 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (936 reviews)

"Great location, friendly staff and clean room. Disappointed with the lack of halal/vegetarian options on the food menu even though there are fish options they were served in alcohol. Overall 8/10."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

De Vere Cotswold Water Park
Barnsley House Hotel
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3.76 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (66 reviews)
Definitely going back

"This is the most beautiful hotel. The service is 5 star, the food delicious and the rooms are just sublime. I would totally recommend a stay here without hesitation. I can't wait to return."…"

Reviewed on 18 Dec 2019

Barnsley House Hotel
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Visiting Cirencester

Travellers to Cirencester give high marks for the lakeside setting, relaxing spas and lively bar scene. Welcoming and cultural, this city also attracts tourists with its water parks. Cheltenham Racecourse, Swindon Designer Outlet and Westonbirt Arboretum are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 106 hotels and other accommodation options in Cirencester
  • The closest major airport is in Oxford (OXF), 29.2 mi (47.1 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Birmingham (BHX), 51.8 mi (83.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Cirencester

The city's cultural venues include Corinium Museum and New Brewery Arts Centre. Attractions like Cirencester Parish Church of St John Baptist, Cerney House Gardens and Combat Splat are fun for kids of all ages. Notable city landmarks like Cirencester Church and Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre might be worth a visit.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Cheltenham Racecourse, 14.6 mi/23.5 km from the heart of the city, and Swindon Designer Outlet, which is 12.9 mi (20.8 km) away.

Getting around Cirencester

To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Cirencester Kemble Station. Cirencester may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Cirencester

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 11°C and the night-time average to be 0°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 20°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September averages 22°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Cirencester gets about 31 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 1°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Cirencester?
The Old Brewhouse is a favourite with Expedia customers. It’s a 4-star B&B offering parking. Other top choices based on reviews include The Crown of Crucis and Kings Head Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cirencester, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Cirencester.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Cirencester?
Based on reviews, De Vere Cotswold Water Park is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Cirencester?
Swan Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices to stay with the children include Kings Head Hotel and The Golden Cross Inn. Also, attractions such as Cirencester Parish Church of St John Baptist and Cerney House Gardens are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in Cirencester?
Barnsley House Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and flat-screen TVs.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Cirencester?
The Crown of Crucis is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Corinium Hotel & Restaurant and The Fleece at Cirencester.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Cirencester?
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. The Fleece at Cirencester and Kings Head Hotel are two other upscale options for your trip.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Cirencester?
Kings Head Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. If you’d prefer to stay at a boutique hotel, you can also take a look at Barnsley House Hotel.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Cirencester?
Greensleeves - B&B is a top B&B for golfing nearby and features free breakfast. You can tee off at Cirencester Golf Club during your trip.
What is the best spa hotel in Cirencester?
De Vere Cotswold Water Park is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an indoor pool, a health club and a bar. Enjoy a facial, body wrap or manicure/pedicure at Spa 6. Other popular spa hotels in Cirencester include Kings Head Hotel and Barnsley House Hotel.
What's the top hotel in Cirencester with a water park on site or close by?
De Vere Cotswold Water Park is a popular 4-star hotel featuring a full-service spa and a restaurant
How is it staying in Cirencester?
Travellers to Cirencester give high marks for the lakeside setting, relaxing spas and lively bar scene. Welcoming and cultural, this city also attracts tourists with its water parks. Cheltenham Racecourse, Swindon Designer Outlet and Westonbirt Arboretum are some of the top sights around the area. In Cirencester, there are 241 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

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