If you’re attending Cheltenham Festival next year, we are here to make your trip even more enjoyable with our top five hotel picks that will guarantee you have a wonderful overnight stay in the town.

The races are set in the beautiful surroundings of Gloucestershire in the spa town of Cheltenham. Filled with historic buildings, the town is a real must for those who enjoy a weekend getaway in the UK.

If you are looking to stay in the town before or after a day at Cheltenham Festival, keep reading as we have done the hard work for you by rounding up the top five hotels near to Cheltenham Racecourse.

Ranging from budget-friendly all the way through to luxurious overnight accommodation, there is something to suit every need.

The best cheap hotel near to Cheltenham Festival

For a cheap and cheerful stay in Cheltenham, The Midland Hotel is your go-to choice.

Aa a budget hotel, this overnight stay offers you a comfortable place to stay without any added extras or luxuries.

If you are just looking for a place to rest after a long day at the horse racing, this is the hotel for you.

The best bed and breakfast near to Cheltenham Festival

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Set up your day ahead of Cheltenham Festival with a gorgeous breakfast and night at Beaumont House.

A quaint hotel reaped in history and featuring beautiful country-style deco, you are sure to have a wonderful stay in one of the 14 bedrooms on offer.

Enjoy your stay from just £75 a night!

The best luxury hotel near to Cheltenham Festival

If you are looking to add a touch of luxury to your overnight stay in Cheltenham, a night or two at Ellenborough Park is guaranteed to deliver.

Located between the Cotswolds highest point and Cheltenham Racecourse, the hotel is set within a beautiful 15th Century country estate.

Sat in 90-acres of greenery, the luxury house and grounds are a stunning location to enjoy a relaxing stay with bespoke and friendly staff on hand ready to cater to your every need.

The best romantic hotel near to Cheltenham Festival

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Want to enjoy a romantic stay in Cheltenham following a day at the races? Then, the No.131 Hotel is the perfect option for you.

The hotel covers a trio of glorious Georgian townhouses set on the town’s promenade and encompasses the perfect balance of atmosphere and relaxation.

The hotel houses its very own Terrace Restaurant and Japanese YOKU restaurant and bar that are sure to delight your taste buds, and with an underground Gin and Juice bar, you can enjoy a cosy romantic evening picking from the 400 gins on offer!

A relaxed and luxurious stay, this boutique hotel is guaranteed to get the romance flowing during your trip to Cheltenham Festival.

The best spa hotel near to Cheltenham Festival

While set outside of Cheltenham in the nearby dwelling of Shurdington, The Greenway Hotel & Spa is by far the best spa hotel near to the festival.

Indulge in a range of spa treatments from deep-tissue massages through to manicures in this gorgeous hotel set in the glorious surroundings of the Cotswolds.

With helpful staff on hand and the Garden Restaurant delivering delicious food at breakfast, lunch and dinner, why not give those feet a rest after a long day of fun at Cheltenham Festival by treating yourself to a mini spa break?

How to get tickets to Cheltenham Festival

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If you want to head to Cheltenham Festival in 2023, make the most of your day with a VIP hospitality package at Seat Unique.

Enjoy premium and delicious catering options, inclusive drinks, and excellent views of the races as you indulge in a day of luxury hospitality treatment.  

With a range of prices and inclusion options on offer, we guarantee that there is something to suit your preferences.

Check out available packages now for more information and to book your place.

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