Hotels in Cotswolds

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Hotels in Cotswolds

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Lords of the Manor

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Upper Slaughter

‘Croquet on the lawn is a must’ at this honey-stone former rectory surrounded by ‘beautiful, magical’ gardens – but that’s not all of it.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • parking
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The Swan

The Swan - Sublime Sundays

Bibury

Pass meadows dotted with grazing cows and sheep on the way to this 17th-century former coaching inn, in a village that William Morris proclaimed to be the most beautiful in England.
  • wifi
  • walking
  • parking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
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The Painswick

The Painswick

Painswick

‘Stylish but informal, fun and relaxing – a grand job overall.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
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Calcot & Spa

Calcot & Spa

Tetbury

‘You can hear the sounds of birds all around’ this converted 14th-century farmhouse.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • romantic
  • disabled
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The Hare and Hounds

The Hare and Hounds

TETBURY

Up the tree- and hedgerow-lined road from the National Arboretum, this Cotswold-stone country hotel stands in gardens and woodland.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
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The Pear Tree at Purton

The Pear Tree at Purton

Purton

The Pear Tree at Purton closed down on January 2nd, 2018. It has had an entry in the Guide for many years. Anne Young, the owner, who has retired after more than 30 years helping customers, says: 'making happy memories for guests has been a pleasure.'
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • country_house
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Dormy House

Dormy House

Broadway

Countryside chic fills this 17th-century farmhouse on a ridge above vast fields beyond the Cotswold village.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • indoor_pool
  • disabled
  • country_house
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The Lamb Inn

The Lamb Inn

Burford

‘Here’s a taste of Cotswold heritage: mullioned windows, beamed ceilings, flagstone floors, the sweet smell of wood smoke.’
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
  • historic
  • b&b
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Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Barnsley

Romance is in the air, along with the birdsong of robins, nuthatches and chaffinches, at this golden-hued manor house in a pretty Cotswold village.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • disabled
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Russell’s

Russell’s

Broadway

In a village known as the ‘jewel of the Cotswolds’, Andrew and Gaynor Riley’s restaurant-with-rooms occupies Sir Gordon Russell’s former furniture showroom facing the grass-fringed, chestnut-shaded ‘broad way’.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • historic
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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest

Nether Westcote

‘However you look at it, it’s truly a delight.’
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • gastropub
  • wine
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The Feathers

The Feathers

Woodstock

‘We wanted old-world charm with modern facilities, and we got it – down to the cosy bar and the slightly sloping wooden floors.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
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Bay Tree Hotel

Bay Tree Hotel

Burford

In this Cotswold town on the River Windrush, duck under the wisteria-draped arch of this well-updated hotel and enter a building rife with history.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
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The Village Pub

The Village Pub

Barnsley

Village gossip, quaffable ciders and country-chic accommodation combine at this popular stone-built restaurant-with-rooms (Calcot Hotels) in a pretty Cotswold village.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
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The Maytime Inn

The Maytime Inn

Asthall

In leather and tweed, burnished wood and rustic plaid, Dominic Wood’s ‘lovely old pub’ is a ‘delightful, friendly place’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
  • dog_friendly
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Butlers

Butlers

Cheltenham

‘An enjoyable, good-value option’, this quirky B&B is in a ‘quiet, well-located spot’ within an ‘easy 15-minute walk’ of the town centre and the railway station.
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • b&b
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Sign of the Angel

Sign of the Angel

Lacock

Guests in search of an ‘authentic, olde-worlde atmosphere’ find it in the flagstone passageways, huge fireplaces, wonky beams and creaky floorboards of this 15th-century coaching inn, in an ‘exquisitely preserved’ National Trust village.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • historic
  • weddings
  • british
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Old Parsonage Hotel

Old Parsonage Hotel

Oxford

An open fire in the entrance hall sets the tone at Jeremy Mogford’s clubby, upmarket hotel, a much-extended 17th-century building where visitors give in to the charms of bookish Oxford.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • historic
  • disabled
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The Horse and Groom

The Horse and Groom

Bourton-on-the-Hill

The log fires still burn within the old stone walls, the mismatched furnishings still stand; the vegetable patch continues to push up fresh ingredients for lunch and dinner.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • gastropub
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Old Bank Hotel

Old Bank Hotel

Oxford

Town and gown gather at the smart restaurant and buzzy bar of Jeremy Mogford’s sleek, ‘perfectly positioned’ hotel between All Souls and Oriel colleges.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
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The King’s Head Inn

The King’s Head Inn

Bledington

‘Completely serene’, Nicola and Archie Orr-Ewing’s ‘sweet Cotswold-stone inn’ stands on the village green, a brook trickling by – here’s ‘a good spot for reading in sunny weather’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
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Kings Head Hotel

Kings Head Hotel

Cirencester

Charles II is said to have slept here, and medieval beams and Georgian panelling attest to a long history, but this former coaching inn couldn’t be more ready for the 21st century.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • disabled
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The Plough

The Plough

Kelmscott

‘The wonderful setting alone – in a gorgeous village hidden on the banks of the Thames – makes this a desirable place to stay’, but visitors to the 17th-century inn discover much more to like.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
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Cowley Manor

Cowley Manor

Cowley

‘We had a great time.’ Fifteen minutes’ drive from Cheltenham, this contemporary country house and spa stands in acres of parkland, woods and meadows, a laid-back atmosphere all around.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
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Burlington House

Burlington House

Oxford

A ten-minute bus ride from the centre, this friendly B&B in a leafy suburb has breakfasts worth waking up for.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • b&b

Choosing places to stay in the Cotswolds

The writer J B Priestley once described the Cotswolds as ‘the most English and least spoiled of all our countrysides’. His observation continues to hold true many decades later. This region, formed from six counties along the spine of the Cotswold Hills, retains a timeless quality much loved by visitors from Britain and overseas. It is England’s largest Area of Outstanding Natural beauty, with gently rolling hills (wolds). The highest point is just over 1,000 feet.

The area is perfect for a hotel stay and the Good Hotel Guide has reviewed some charming establishments, from hotels with luxurious individual suites offering a hot tub to a 14th -century converted farm house. All offer a warm Cotlswolds welcome and are ideal for exploring the pretty area. The Cotswold region reaches more than 100 miles from Bath in the southwest to Chipping Campden at its most north-easterly point. While it is bordered by significant cities and towns, including Cheltenham, Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon, the area is defined by its charming market towns and sleepy villages. They are built in shades of golden-coloured Cotswold stone which blends naturally into the surrounding landscape.

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