Hotels Near Cheltenham Racecourse

Horse RaceLocated just North of the Cheltenham city centre, the Cheltenham Racecourse is located in the picturesque Gloucestershire countryside. If you plan on attending a horseracing event at the Racecourse, there are plenty of great places to stay in and around the racecourse with locations in Cheltenham Town Centre, Charlton Kings, Cleve Hill and further afield. Below is a list of accommodation options in Cheltenham sorted by hotels, bed & breakfasts and apartments and their distances to the Cheltenham Racecourse. We also provide approximate walking times and driving times from each guest house to the racing venue.

We strongly recommend booking your accommodation well in advance of your visit to the Cheltenham Racecourse, as the more popular race days, such as the Cheltenham Festival (which attracts over 200,000 visitors a year) will book up rather quickly!

Getting to the Racecourse

Getting to the racecourse from where you’re staying in Cheltenham is easy whether you’re an avid walker, prefer driving, getting a cab, taking the train or jumping on a bus. Some hotels, such as the 5-star Ellenborough Park Hotel even provide a complimentary shuttle for their guests to and from the Cheltenham Racecourse on race days. For those staying in the city centre, there are regular buses. Stagecoach service D, for example, runs every 10 minutes during the day and at least once an hour during the evenings. Service 527 also has a regular bus schedule. For local and up-to-date Stagecoach information, you can call 08706 082 608.

During the Cheltenham Festival and The Open, there is an additional shuttle bus service that operates between the Cheltenham Spa Railway Station and outside of the WH Smith’s in the centre of Cheltenham to the Racecourse. A single fare starts at £2.50 and a return fair costs £5.

Hotels

With 4 and 5 star luxury hotels, cheaper budget hotels, leisurely spa hotels and chic boutique hotels, visitors to Cheltenham are sure to find a hotel that suits their individual needs. With close proximity to the Racecourse, most Cheltenham hotels are only a short bus or cab ride away if not walking distance.

Cheltenham Lawn & Pittville Gallery ★ ★ ★ ★

5 Pittville Lawn, Cheltenham, GL52 2BE

Distance: 1.4 miles (27 min walk / 6 min drive)

Price Range

£45 – £120

Clarence Court Hotel ★ ★ ★ ★

45 Clarence Square, Cheltenham, GL50 4JR

Distance: 1.4 miles (27 min walk / 7 min drive)

Price Range

£99 – £159

Central Hotel ★ ★ ★

7-9 Portland St, Cheltenham, GL52 2NZ

Distance: 1.7 miles (31 min walk / 9 min drive)

Price Range

£45 – £120

Cotswold Grange Hotel ★ ★ ★ ★

Pittville Circus Road, Cheltenham, GL52 2QH

Distance: 1.7 miles (33 min walk / 7 min drive)

Price Range

£66 – £128

Holiday Inn Express ★ ★ ★

33 Dunalley Street, Cheltenham, GL50 4AP

Distance: 1.7 miles (31 min walk / 8 min drive)

Price Range

£109 – 119

Strozzi Palace ★ ★ ★ ★

55 Saint George’s Place, Cheltenham, GL50 3LA

Distance: 2.1 miles (37 min walk / 9 min drive)

Price Range

£99 – £139

The George Hotel Cheltenham ★ ★ ★

41-49 St Georges Road, Cheltenham, GL50 3DZ

Distance: 2.1 miles (42 min walk / 10 min drive)

Price Range

£105 – £185

The Montpellier Chapter ★ ★ ★ ★

Bayshill Rd, Montpellier, Cheltenham, GL50 3AS

Distance: 2.3 miles (46 min walk / 11 min drive)

Price Range

£120 – £195

81 The Prom Hotel ★ ★ ★ ★

81 Promenade , Cheltenham, GL50 1PJ

Distance: 2.4 miles (40 min walk / 11 min drive)

Price Range

£85 – £165

Wyastone Hotel Cheltenham ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Parabola Rd, Cheltenham, GL50 3BG

Distance: 2.4 miles (47 min walk / 11 min drive)

Price Range

£85 – £180

Hotel du Vin Cheltenham ★ ★ ★ ★

Parabola Rd, Cheltenham, GL50 3AQ

Distance: 2.4 miles (44 min walk / 11 min drive)

Price Range

£155 – £231

Butlers Hotel ★ ★ ★ ★

Western Road, Cheltenham, GL50 3RN

Distance: 2.7 miles (43 min walk / 11 min drive)

Price Range

£105 – £120

The Big Sleep Hotel ★ ★ ★

Wellington St, Cheltenham, GL50 1XZ

Distance: 2.7 miles (38 min walk / 11 min drive)

Price Range

£55 – £110

The London Inn ★ ★ ★

195 London Rd, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL52 6HU

Distance: 2.9 miles (14 min drive)

Price Range

£60 – £90

Mercure Queen’s Hotel Cheltenham ★ ★ ★ ★

Promenade, Cheltenham, GL50 1NN

Distance: 2.9 miles (42 min walk / 13 min drive)

Price Range

£119 – £182

Ellenborough Park Hotel ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Southam Ln, Cheltenham, GL52 3NJ

Distance: 3 miles (11 min drive / Private Shuttle)

Price Range

£207 – £810

Rising Sun Hotel ★ ★ ★

Cleeve Hill, Cheltenham, GL52 3PX

Distance: 3 miles (13 min drive)

Price Range

£85 – £110

Cheltenham Park Hotel ★ ★ ★ ★

Cirencester Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL53 8EA

Distance: 3.9 miles (16 min drive)

Price Range

£67 – £125

Charlton King’s Hotel ★ ★ ★

London Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL52 6UU

Distance: 4 miles (17 min drive)

Price Range

£68 – £125

Travelodge Cheltenham

Golden Valley Roundabout, Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, GL51 6TA

Distance: 4.4 miles (21 min drive)

Price Range

£54 – £69

Briarfields Motel & Touring Campsite ★ ★ ★

Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, GL51 0SX

Distance: 4.7 miles (21 min drive)

Price Range

£35 – £50

The Greenway Hotel & Spa ★ ★ ★ ★

Off Shurdington Road, Cheltenham, GL51 4UG

Distance: 5.9 miles (25 min drive)

Price Range

£129 – £329

The Cheltenham Regency Hotel ★ ★ ★

Gloucester Rd, Staverton, Cheltenham, GL51 0ST

Distance: 6.2 miles (20 min drive)

Price Range

£55 – £185

Cowley Manor Hotel ★ ★ ★ ★

Cowley, Cheltenham, GL53 9NL

Distance: 7.2 miles (22 min drive)

Price Range

£195 – £475

The Colesbourne Inn ★ ★ ★

Colesbourne, Cheltenham, GL53 9NP

Distance: 9.4 miles (24 min drive)

Price Range

£100 – £200

Bed & Breakfasts

Bed and Breakfasts are a lovely alternative to hotels and Cheltenham has plenty of great options most of which are family run. Including all of the usual amenities that a hotel or an apartment would have, B&Bs also provide hot cooked-to-order breakfasts and some may even include packed lunches. With locations all around Cheltenham, a B&B is a lovely option for your trip to the Racecourse. You may even meet some friends to accompany you to the races!

Hilden House

Evesham Rd, Cheltenham, GL52 2AB

Distance: 1.3 miles (26 min walk / 6 min drive)

Price Range

£62 – £125

Badger Towers B&B

133 Hales Rd, Cheltenham, GL52 6ST

Distance: 2.2 miles (44 min walk / 9 min drive)

Price Range

£85 – £105

The Battledown B&B

125 Hales Road, Cheltenham, GL52 6ST

Distance: 2.3 miles (45 min walk / 9 min drive)

Price Range

£70 – £99

Hanover House B&B

65 St George’s Rd, Cheltenham, GL50 3DU

Distance: 2.4 miles (42 min walk / 10 min drive)

Price Range

£130 – £140

Jasmine House Bed & Breakfast

Harp Hill, Cheltenham, GL52 6PX

Distance: 2.4 miles (49 min walk / 10 min drive)

Price Range

£65 – £80

Beaumont House

56 Shurdington Rd, Cheltenham, GL53 0JE

Distance: 3.3 miles (17 min drive)

Price Range

£109 – £185

Cleve Hill House Hotel B&B

Cleeve Hill, Cheltenham, GL52 3PR

Distance: 3.4 miles (13 min drive)

Price Range

£62 – £170

Homelands Bed & Breakfast

Butt’s Ln, Woodmancote, Cheltenham, GL52 9QH

Distance: 3.4 miles (13 min drive)

Price Range

£77 – £150

Hilden Lodge B&B

271 London Rd, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL52 6YG

Distance: 3.5 miles (15 min drive)

Price Range

£75 – £105

Willowside House & Farm B&B

Withington, Cheltenham, GL54 4DA

Distance: 9.8 miles (29 min drive)

Price Range

£85 – £120

Court House Manor

Hale Ln, Painswick, Stroud, GL6 6QE

Distance: 12.5 miles (39 min drive)

Price Range

£98 – £150

Apartments

Apartments are a great option if you’re visiting Cheltenham in a family group and would like the option to cook meals and feel more at home. Cheltenham have plenty of great apartments for both short and long term stays. With fully equipped kitchens, dining tables and even washing machines, your trip to the Cheltenham Festival can have all the comforts of home.

Cheltenham Townhouse Hotel

12-14 Pittville Lawn, Cheltenham, GL52 2BD

Distance: 1.4 miles (27 min walk / 6 min drive)

Price Range

£68 – £150

The Coliseum

20 Albion St, Cheltenham, GL52 2LP

Distance: 1.7 miles (32 min walk / 9 min drive)

Price Range

£108 – £132

Trinity Lane Serviced Apartments

Trinity Lane, Cheltenham, GL52 2NT

Distance: 1.7 miles (31 min walk / 9 min drive)

Price Range

£90 – £179

Douglas House

Parabola Road, Cheltenham, GL50 3AH

Distance: 2.3 miles (47 min walk / 11 min drive)

Price Range

£135 – £200