The Best Cotswolds Hotels

recommended hotels and other accommodation in or near the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds cover a large part of central England and are known for their rolling hills and picturesque stone villages, great for browsing antique shops, enjoying afternoon tea or simply relaxing in a smart country hotel or spa. Our curated hotel collections are here to make your next Cotswold visit something really special!


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Lords of the Manor

Upper Slaughter

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a former rectory, dating from the 17th-century, set in 8 acres of secluded gardens, offering elegant rooms and award-winning, fine dining

No38 The Park

Cheltenham

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sophisticated and chic accommodation in an elegant Cheltenham townhouse offering a drawing room, court yard garden and honesty bar

Whatley Manor

Easton Grey

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impressive country house set in 12 acres of grounds, there are smart, well-appointed rooms, outstanding dining options and a sumptuous spa

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Neo-Gothic mansion set in 40 acres of private grounds offering luxurious, well appointed rooms, fine dining and relaxing leisure facilities

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classic Georgian facade on the outside, contemporary British on the inside reflected in the individually designed rooms and public spaces

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a tranquil hotel that offers a successful mix of period features and contemporary decor

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a classic townhouse, residing on the historic High Street, featuring elegant rooms, relaxed and fine dining restaurants and quiet gardens

Kings Head Hotel

Cirencester

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elegant hotel standing on Cirencester's delightful Market Place, offering stylish guest rooms, comfy lounges and a subterranean dry spa

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a privately owned, 17th century manor where contemporary interiors, attentive service, a relaxed ambience and creative dishes combine

Thyme

Southrop

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restored historic buildings form a village within a village and offer utter luxury, fine dining and enjoyable facilities, including a cookery school

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13th century manor set in tranquil, well-tended gardens offering style and comfort, rest and relaxation along with award-winning dining

Old Bell Hotel

Malmesbury

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Britain's oldest purpose-built hotel has resided next to Malmesbury Abbey since 1220, today it offers elegant rooms and good food

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smart guest rooms, cosy public spaces, a choice of dining and drinking options and private riverside gardens all enhance the idyllic setting

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character hotel - half timber-framed and half Cotswold-stone - dating from the 16th century now a comfortable and stylish village retreat

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traditional country manor and stylish boutique decor blend with a luxurious spa and fine dining at this sophisticated Elizabethan house

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parts of this former coaching inn date from the 15th century, today there are comfy rooms with country decor and locally sourced food and drink

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dating from the 15th century, guests will discover many period features, open fireplaces, flagstone floors, whilst staying in elegant guest rooms

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former coaching inn dating from the 16th century combining a wealth of character, stylish rooms - classic and contemporary - and a relaxing spa

The Old Stocks Inn

Stow-on-the-Wold

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refurbished, 17th-century former coaching inn, set overlooking the stocks on the green, offering elegant rooms, good food and a terraced patio

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country house splendour and fabulous accommodation and facilities are yours, in this fine manor house in Rosemary Verey's celebrated garden

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