Cheltenham is Britain’s most complete Regency town, and an excellent centre for touring the Cotswold region and beyond. Cheltenham is famous for the superb racecourse, wonderful schools and the many international festivals that take place in the town. Cheltenham Spa is renowned for its handsome Regency and Victorian architecture, its’ broad tree lined avenues and fine leisure parks. It became prosperous after the discovery in the 1730’s of medicinal waters – still available to daring visitors. Cheltenham has added an excellent shopping centre which is within easy reach of the hotel. There is an extensive choice of restaurants and bars.

All the recommendations included in this site are personally made by us, except for one page, “Recommended of Cheltenham”, This is an attempt to identify the hidden gems and give a locals’ guide to the town. Many of these do not advertise widely but they are recommended by two or more local hoteliers as places that they chose to go and get exceptional service.