Cheltenham Hotels: Where To Stay For The Festival

Cheltenham Festival is the world’s most popular horse racing event of the entire season. So with that in mind who would want to miss out? With thousands of people flocking to Cheltenham Racecourse each year for this prestigious event now is the time to start planning your trip. Cheltenham is home to some amazing hotels, all of which are in easy reach of the racecourse ensuring you have an enjoyable experience from beginning to end.

To help our valued guests who may be travelling from a little further afield, we have put together a list of our Top five places to stay when visiting Cheltenham.

Ellenborough Park

Dubbed as the finest luxury hotel in Cheltenham, this makes for an ideal setting for you and your guests to enjoy a VIP stay that oozes luxury and elegance. The 5 star rated hotel set in idyllic countryside surroundings boasts a luxury spa, fine dining experience and lavish rooms. The ideal choice if you are wanting to make your VIP race day experience that little bit more special.

The hotel is located just over 2 miles away from Cheltenham Racecourse and travel time approximately takes 6 minutes in the car.

Hotel Du Vin

The centrally located hotel is a perfect destination for those that want to explore Cheltenham a little further. True comfort is guaranteed thanks to the mansion house setting and the extravagant grand hall entrance. Guests can unwind and relax in the onsite spa and indulge in delicious cuisine in the European bistro. A go to destination for those that want to enjoy both the races and all that Cheltenham has to offer.

The hotel is located a short 15-minute drive away from Cheltenham Racecourse.

Malmaison Cheltenham

Malmaison Cheltenham combines modern architecture and design with a traditional ambience and is the perfect getaway. With just a five minute walk to Cheltenham town centre guests can enjoy a stay in the hustle and bustle of all that the town has to offer. Relax and unwind in the glass courtyard and terrace as you indulge in a delicious bite to eat.

The hotel is located a short 11-minute drive away from Cheltenham Racecourse.

Holiday Inn Express

Our fourth choice is ideal for those looking for budget accommodation in Cheltenham. Despite the lower costs guests will not have to compromise on comfort. This modern hotel is centrally located ensuring guests are close to all amenities and local sights. Guests can unwind in the bar or lounge area and in the warmer seasons can relax in the courtyard.

The hotel is located a 6 minute drive away from Cheltenham Racecourse, or for those that want to walk it will take you just under half an hour.

Queens Hotel Cheltenham

This four star boutique hotel is our final suggestion for where to stay in Cheltenham. Following a recent refurbishment, the property boasts beautifully decorated rooms that guests can relax in true style in. Located in the heart of Cheltenham, this hotel is great for those wanting to explore the nearby restaurants, shops and bars. Guests can enjoy a swim, relax in the sauna or enjoy a game of squash in the nearby Ladies College Sports Centre for free.

The hotel is a 12 minute drive away from Cheltenham Racecourse.

The VIP treatment continues thanks to our exclusive Cheltenham Festival Hospitality Packages. Book early to secure the finest packages for the greatest show on turf!

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