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Quire Court Apartments
4 out of 5
Hare Lane, Gloucester, England
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0.2 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)
Central location

"The property is well maintained and we were made very welcome. Very central and we were able to walk to the main attractions. We expected city noise in a central location. But did not expect to be woken before 6am each morning by a recycling collection of glass and lorries delivering to a local shop. ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2019

Quire Court Apartments
The Mooringpost
4 out of 5
Over, Just off A40, Gloucester, England
The price is £54 per night
1.2 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (73 reviews)
Great value and friendly staff

"The staff were very friendly and welcoming, the room was clean and comfortable, and the breakfast was fantastic. Great value and a lovely stay."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2019

The Mooringpost
ibis Gloucester
2.5 out of 5
Sawmills End, Corinium Ave A417, Gloucester, England
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The price is £34 per night
1.6 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (988 reviews)

"Good nice place to be and I enjoyed it but he workers are friendly and the hotel is located in a quite place"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2020

ibis Gloucester

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Central Hotel Gloucester by Roomsbooked
3 out of 5
14-18 Clarence Street, Gloucester, England
The price is £29 per night
0.17 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (67 reviews)
Amazing stay

"Everytime i travel to Gloucester, we always stay at the central , easy for the shop, pubs and sightseeing , amazing showers lol x"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Central Hotel Gloucester by Roomsbooked
The Thatch Inn
3 out of 5
141 Bristol Road, Gloucester, England
The price is £42 per night
2.87 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (83 reviews)
Character and charm

"Our stay was very good. The room we had was simple, but very clean and comfortable. It looks as though rooms have recently undergone a refurbishment. A good choice of food available, although we only had breakfast. No dinner is served on a Sunday evening so we had to eat elsewhere. The main pub area ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

The Thatch Inn
The Royal George Birdlip by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Birdlip, Gloucester, England
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The price is £55 per night
6.36 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (423 reviews)

"Considering the existing situation with COVID-19 we found the efforts made by the staff and management extremely good with the way the hotel had set up a good one way system which was easy to follow. The service at meal times was friendly and excellent and we were looked after during our stay. We ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

The Royal George Birdlip by Greene King Inns
The New County Hotel
3 out of 5
44 Southgate Street, Gloucester, England
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The price is £29 per night
0.09 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (82 reviews)

"Excellent service for Key workers and friendly staff. Will definitely be using the Hotel again"…"

Reviewed on 14 Jun 2020

The New County Hotel
Holiday Inn Gloucester-Cheltenham
3 out of 5
Crestway, Barnwood, Gloucester, England
Free cancellation
The price is £57 per night
2.17 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (530 reviews)

"Staff excellent, john on reception so friendly and helpful and Julie in restaurant. Shame pool wasnt open."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Gloucester-Cheltenham
Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South
3 out of 5
Waterwells Business Park Quedgeley, Gloucester, England
Free cancellation
The price is £44 per night
3.71 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (740 reviews)

"The service is great and beds are so comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South
Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel
4 out of 5
Bondend Lane Upton St Leonards, Gloucester, England
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The price is £64 per night
3.15 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (346 reviews)

"Room okay for a short stay. Grounds good to sit outside during the evening with a dog."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel
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Visiting Gloucester

Budget-minded travellers will find good deals in Gloucester, and visitors give high marks for the lively bar scene. Welcoming and cultural, this city also attracts tourists with its cathedrals. Top sights in the city include Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester Docks and Gloucester Quays.

  • There are 69 hotels and other accommodation options in Gloucester
  • The closest major airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), 38.5 mi (62 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Gloucester

Cultural venues in the city include Gloucester Waterways Museum, Gloucester Folk Museum and Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum. Its cathedrals and historic sites are notable and landmarks include Gloucester Cathedral and Gloucester Docks. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the countryside and Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre.

Other top sights in Gloucester include Gloucester Quays. Popular places to visit around the area include Cheltenham Racecourse, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city centre, and Forest of Dean, which is 14.2 mi/22.9 km away.

Getting around Gloucester

If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Gloucester Station. Gloucester might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Gloucester

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 11°C during the day and 0°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 20°C, whilst the average at night is 3°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 22°C with night-time averages of 8°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and night-time averages of 2°C
  • About 853.10 millimetres of rain falls on Gloucester each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 21°C, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 1°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Gloucester?
Hatton Court is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Reviews from our site also recommend The Royal George Birdlip by Greene King Inns and Holiday Inn Gloucester-Cheltenham as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Gloucester, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Gloucester.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Gloucester?
Based on reviews, ibis Gloucester is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include The Edward Hotel and City Centre Guest House - Gloucester Park.
What's the best place to stay for families in Gloucester?
Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free breakfast. Other good options for your family trip include Gloucester, BW Signature Collection and ibis Gloucester. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Gloucester?
Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features deep-soaking baths and 24-hour room service. Other good options for a romantic stay include Gloucester, BW Signature Collection and Holiday Inn Gloucester-Cheltenham.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Gloucester?
Ibis Gloucester is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Hatton Court and Gloucester, BW Signature Collection.
What's the best luxury hotel in Gloucester?
Hatton Court is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Another upscale option for your stay is Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel.
What's the best accommodation in Gloucester that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Quire Court Apartments is a top 4-star apartment for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a fitness centre and concierge services. Other choices close to historic sites include The New Inn Hotel and The Edward Hotel. Also, Gloucester Docks and Gloucester Folk Museum are a couple of local landmarks worth a visit.
What's the best hotel for a winter holiday in Gloucester?
Based on our travel data, Gloucester, BW Signature Collection is a top 4-star hotel for skiing, and features a full-service spa and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay near the slopes include Hatton Court and The Edward Hotel. Those looking to ski or snowboard can spend their days at Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre.
What are some accommodations with pools in Gloucester?
Holiday Inn Gloucester-Cheltenham is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a full-service spa and a restaurant. A couple of other options that offer an on-site pool include Gloucester, BW Signature Collection and Corse Lawn House Hotel.

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