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10 Best Hotels in Gloucester

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel
4 out of 5
Bondend Lane Upton St Leonards, Gloucester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$116 per night
5.08 km 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
Hatton Court
4 out of 5
Upton Hill, Gloucester, England
The price is AU$126 per night
5.29 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (212 reviews)

"Very very good. Excellent setting in a wooded countyside. This is an old grand mansion with loads of character. Excellent breakfast. The food in the restaurant was acceptable without being cordon bleu standards, but good all the same. The staff were very polite and helpful. The rates were very good ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug. 2020

Hatton Court
Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South
3 out of 5
Waterwells Business Park Quedgeley, Gloucester, England
Free cancellation
The price is AU$76 per night
5.98 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (741 reviews)

"Good attention to detail, very friendly, nice breakfast, bar food, bar, quiet rooms, convenient location. Free carpark. Pub next door with large beer garden. Easy to get Justeat takeaways to the hotel if you want to stay in your room."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Gloucester - South

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ibis Gloucester
2.5 out of 5
Sawmills End, Corinium Ave A417, Gloucester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$49 per night
2.57 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"Good staff. Very welcoming. Would definitely stay again. Nice rooms for the right price. Recommend 👍"…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug. 2020

ibis Gloucester
The New Inn Hotel
3 out of 5
16 Northgate Street, Gloucester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$86 per night
0.05 km from city centre
3.7/5Good! (233 reviews)
Maintenance improvement needed

"Hotel is lovely and staff very accommodating. It's just that maintenance of beds and carpets seems to be rather lacking. I had to change rooms as mattress seemed very old and then the carpet in the second room was rather stained."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan. 2020

The New Inn Hotel
Holiday Inn Gloucester-Cheltenham
3 out of 5
Crestway, Barnwood, Gloucester, England
Free cancellation
The price is AU$102 per night
3.5 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (531 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
Hatherley Manor Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Down Hatherley Lane, Gloucester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$170 per night
5.35 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (99 reviews)

"Beautiful hotel , great and very friendly staff. We had a fantastic weekend there and we are definitely coming back to check out the spa ."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2020

Hatherley Manor Hotel & Spa
The New County Hotel
3 out of 5
44 Southgate Street, Gloucester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$53 per night
0.15 km 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
The Royal George Birdlip by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
Birdlip, Gloucester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$100 per night
10.25 km 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 Mooringpost
4 out of 5
Over, Just off A40, Gloucester, England
The price is AU$109 per night
1.94 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (75 reviews)

"A great little gem hidden away, whilst on the inside was quite tastefully decorated and modern.. The dining room was very spacious and the service was excellent."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug. 2020

The Mooringpost
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Visiting Gloucester

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Gloucester, and visitors give high marks for the lively bar scene. Welcoming and culturally-rich, this city also attracts tourists with its cathedral.

  • There are 28 hotels and other accommodations in Gloucester
  • The closest major airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) 62 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Gloucester

Cultural venues in the city include Gloucester Waterways Museum, Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, and City Museum. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Gloucester Cathedral and Gloucester Folk Museum.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 28 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Gloucester. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Mulberry House - Amenities in this 3-star B&B guestroom include a coffee maker. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast.
  • Corse Lawn House Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an indoor pool.
  • Brookthorpe Lodge - This 3-star guesthouse features free WiFi, free parking, and a bar. Expedia customers like its breakfast and comfortable rooms.

A top sight in the surrounding area is Thornbury Castle, located 21.2 mi (34.1 from the center of the city.

Getting Around Gloucester

To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Gloucester Station. Gloucester may not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Gloucester

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 52°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 33°F
  • From April to June, the average is 69°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 71°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 60°F as the daytime average and 35°F as the nighttime average
  • Gloucester gets about 1.22 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 69°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 34°F

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 The New County Hotel 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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