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Accommodation tips for The Cheltenham Festival

Accommodation tips for The Cheltenham Festival

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Finding accommodation for The Festival, can sometimes be tricky. Often people book their room, as they leave the previous Festival, so if you like where you stayed, book it again for next year as you leave.

There’s so much choice in Cheltenham, the gorgeous surrounding Cotswold villages and even further afield, providing options for all budgets and tastes.

Cheltenham Racing Accommodation, provide privately owned houses and apartments, available to rent specifically for when racing and other big events taking place in Cheltenham. There are lots of options available to suit varying party sizes and budgets. 

Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, Luxury Cotswold Retreats offers a collection of boutique self-catering accommodation. Each of their unique luxury apartments and cottages have been carefully hand-picked and lovingly furnished to provide unmatched comfort and style.

If you’re looking for something truly special, try five-star Ellenborough Park. It sits on the hillside overlooking Cheltenham Racecourse and has spectacular views, luxurious spa facilities and plush rooms.

Alternatively, if you’re looking for somewhere more central, to experience the buzz of Cheltenham town centre during The Festival, the Queens Hotel and No. 131 both offer stylish rooms a stone’s throw from the bustle of the food and drink scene, while Neptune Apartments give you the luxury of a five-star hotel, but with the complete freedom to do your own thing. If you would prefer to spend a little less, Holiday Inn Express has spacious contemporary rooms. There are a vast number of other town-centre based hotels, guests houses, B&B’s, apartment and house lets on offer.

Experience The Festival from new heights with our exclusive Room with a View package. Arrive in style at the racecourse private helipad and then enjoy being chauffeured in a luxury car to the Club Enclosure and be delivered directly into the heart of the action.

You will be able to drop your bags at your choice of one of our five carefully selected hotels, hop on board a private Jockey Club Air Agusta AW109 twin-engine helicopter and enjoy a ride with breathtaking views over the Cotswolds before landing at the Home of Jump Racing.

You will then be whisked to one of our fine-dining restaurants, which have something for every palate.

Choose from one of these fabulous hotels, whether it’s the boutique hotel hide-away with heartfelt personal service of Foxhill Manor, the cosy corners, log fires, sparkling spa, glorious grub and sumptuous interiors of Dormy House, or the retreat of quirky hotel rooms, hideaway huts and treehouses at The Fish Hotel, a most memorable and special stay is guaranteed to complement your Cheltenham Festival experience.

If you want to indulge in this luxury experience from further afield, Cliveden House, the extraordinary five-star hotel with its close proximity to Heathrow Airport and Central London and award-winning restaurant, Cliveden captures the essence of British opulence in every way. Or perhaps you want to experience the very best of country and city life, with a stay in the curious, engaging, witty and effortlessly intuitive, Mayfair Townhouse, belonging to a new generation of lifestyle hotel, delivering the unexpected in the heart of Mayfair.

Whatever suits your accommodation needs for The Festival, there are fantastic options for all tastes and budgets.

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