The town of Kettering, twinned with Kettering, Ohio, dates back to Roman times and benefits from excellent road and rail links to the surrounding area, with five major airports within easy reach. If you’re visiting this pretty Northamptonshire town you can choose from a range of accommodation, from four star spa hotels to independent inns and chain hotels, suited to families, couples and business guests.
Affordable Hotels in Kettering
Kettering benefits from its own railway station, with trains running every 30 minutes to London St. Pancras and connections available to other cities including Sheffield, Nottingham and Leicester. Such a well-connected town attracts visitors throughout the year, and there are plenty of affordable hotels here for families, couples and those travelling on business. Chain hotels offering family-friendly accommodation and business facilities are a popular choice, whilst B&Bs and independent hotels offer the opportunity to experience a warm welcome and home-cooked food, often prepared with produce from local farms and suppliers.
A Centre for Industry and Craft
Kettering was once a great centre for iron-working and pottery, and the present town expanded in the 19th Century to accommodate factory workers and owners employed in the shoe and boot industry. That's not the town's only claim to fame though – the head office of JLB, where Mark Corrigan of 'Peep Show' famously worked, is also located here, although the TV show was never filmed in the town. Today Kettering is popular as a base for visitors exploring the Northamptonshire countryside with its walking trails and cycle paths, as well as those travelling to Northampton on business. Chain hotels here offer excellent amenities for business guests, such as free WiFi and conference facilities.
Hotels to Suit All Budgets in Kettering
Whether you're dreaming of a weekend away in a four star spa hotel in the countryside or would prefer to cosy up in a quaint B&B in the town centre, you'll find hotels to suit all budgets in Kettering. Due to the town's rural location, free self-parking is on offer at most hotels, with amenities such as free WiFi and complimentary breakfasts provided to ensure your stay is a comfortable one.