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Last-minute places to stay during Cheltenham Festival

PUBLISHED: 17:28 12 March 2019

Glenfall House, Cheltenham

Glenfall House, Cheltenham


If you're planning a last-minute trip to the Cheltenham Festival this week, you're in luck, there are still places available to stay. Jo Moulds picks 9 nine places you can still book for race week accommodation

Glenfall House, Cheltenham

Grade II listed Glenfall House is two miles from the racecourse and is offering B&B accommodation in the main house (prices start at £300 per night) and B&B in the Coach House (from £200 per night). All rooms include a hearty full Cotswolds’ breakfast. Transport to and from the racecourse is available and the main bar for drinks and bar snacks will be open before and after the races. There is a 24-hour licence for residents so guests can celebrate winnings in style.

Telephone: 01242 323889

Cleeve Hill Hotel, Cheltenham

With stunning views and ten minutes from the racecourse, Cleeve Hill Hotel has a double room available for Wednesday and Thursday night at £280 per night.

Telephone: 01242 672052

Cleeve Hill Hotel, CheltenhamCleeve Hill Hotel, Cheltenham

Hilden Lodge, Cheltenham

Four-star luxury B&B in Charlton Kings, Hilden Lodge has a double room available on Thursday and Friday night (£230 per night). The B&B is a ten-minute drive from the racecourse via back roads.

Telephone: 01242 583242

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Middletown Farm, Upleadon

A 20-minute drive from the racecourse, Middletown Farm is a working farm in a beautiful location. There are three double rooms in the Tudor farmhouse available for £100 per night (minimum two-night stay). The farm has Jacob sheep, geese, a farm shop and apple and plum orchards (the farm is chemical free). Transport to the races by car or helicopter can be arranged.

Telephone: 01531 828261 or 07717 742791

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Badger Towers B&B, Cheltenham

Four-star Victorian villa Badger Towers has one double room available because of a cancellation (£350 per night) on Tuesday to Friday night. It is situated on the Races’ side of Cheltenham but is also a 15-minute walk from the town centre. They are also part of the Cheltenham Hospitality Association.

Telephone: 01242 522583

Badger Towers B&B, CheltenhamBadger Towers B&B, Cheltenham

Cherry Villa, Cheltenham

Available via Mulberry Cottages, Cherry Villa sleeps up to eight people and currently has a seven-night price of £3150. It is a beautiful Victorian house that is only a ten-minute walk from the town centre.

Telephone: 01227 464958

The Granary, Shurdington

Two-bedroom Cotswold cottage that sleeps four, The Granary is currently available on Wednesday and Thursday night for the Races (ready for Gold Cup day on Friday) via Sykes Cottages Ltd. Seven nights from Wednesday March 13 to Wednesday March 20 is currently £1049.

Telephone: 01244 500579

Homelands B&B, Woodmancote

Part of the Cheltenham Hospitality Association, Homelands is well-situated for the races and has a kingsize double room, ensuite, available for Tuesday, Thursday and Friday night. Tuesday and Thursday, £250 per room, and Friday £199 per room. Both prices include breakfast for two people.

Telephone: 01242 677227

DoubleTree Hilton, Cheltenham

Two miles from the town centre with a swimming pool and spa, the DoubleTree Hilton has two Queen Deluxe rooms available on Wednesday March 13 (£567 B&B) and Thursday March 14 (£537 B&B).

Telephone: 01242 222021

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