The Best Hotels in Cotswolds

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury, boutique and most charming hotels in Cotswolds for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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The Slaughters Country Inn

Rated 8.4 in 935 reviews

With a riverside location and set in a Cotswold stone building, this 5 gold star inn serves local, seasonal produce in… See more

With a riverside location and set in a Cotswold stone building, this 5 gold star inn serves local, seasonal produce in the restaurant. Surrounded by 4 acres of grounds, The Slaughters Country Inn has 31 individually designed bedrooms.

Beamed ceilings and log fires feature in The Slaughters' stylish bar, offering a cosy dining atmosphere. A modern British seasonal menu and full English breakfasts are available in the restaurant. During the summer months, guests can dine and drink on the terrace overlooking the River Eye.

A TV, free internet access, hairdryer and select toiletries are provided in each room. A modern private bathroom complete with fluffy white towels, a bath, and a shower. Bath robes are available on request.

Located in the centre of Lower Slaughter, just a 2-minute walk away from the Old Mill Museum, where local crafts and homemade ice cream can be purchased. Free private parking is possible at this hotel, which is just a 6-minute drive from the popular market town of Stow-on-the-Wold.

Rooms from $109

The Old Stocks Inn

Rated 9.3 in 423 reviews

Nestled in the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold, The Old Stocks Inn is a recently refurbished 17th-century coaching inn that… See more

Nestled in the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold, The Old Stocks Inn is a recently refurbished 17th-century coaching inn that overlooks the green where the original penal stocks still stand.

The family-run Old Stocks Inn has en suite bedrooms, a bar, and a terraced patio garden for al fresco dining in good weather. There are 2 restaurants, both with friendly staff.

Stow on the Wold is 2 miles (3.2 km) from The Slaughters and 4 miles (6.4 km) from Bourton on the Water.

Rooms from $176

The Slaughters Manor House

Rated 8.2 in 325 reviews

Situated in the pretty Cotswolds village of Lower Slaughter, this 17th-century manor house offers free internet and free… See more

Situated in the pretty Cotswolds village of Lower Slaughter, this 17th-century manor house offers free internet and free parking on site. It retains original period features and has a sophisticated, award-winning restaurant.

The beautifully furnished and individually designed rooms at The Slaughters Manor House have a flat-screen TV. Some rooms have a four-poster bed or a luxurious freestanding bath.

Sixteen58 restaurant has elegant modern décor and serves creative dishes made from high-quality local produce. Breakfast is provided each morning, and special dietary requirements can be catered for.

You can relax in the chic surroundings of the Manor, with its fine antique decorations and roaring fires. Local leisure pursuits include golf and horse riding, and the centre of Cheltenham can be reached in 30 minutes’ drive.

Rooms from $222

The Frogmill Hotel

Rated 8.7 in 854 reviews

Located in Cheltenham, 22 km from Kingsholm Stadium, The Frogmill Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, free… See more

Located in Cheltenham, 22 km from Kingsholm Stadium, The Frogmill Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a garden. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. Free WiFi is available and Cotswold Water Park is 34 km away.

At the hotel, each room comes with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. All rooms are equipped with a kettle, while certain rooms include a patio and others also offer garden views. Guest rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a coffee machine.

The Frogmill Hotel offers a à la carte or Full English/Irish breakfast.

Weston Park is 39 km from the accommodation, while Sudeley Castle is 15 km away. The nearest airport is RAF Brize Norton Airport, 31 km from The Frogmill Hotel.

Rooms from $102

The Close Hotel

Rated 8.9 in 758 reviews

Set in the Cotswold market town of Tetbury, this charming town house dates back to 1535 and boasts a restaurant with… See more

Set in the Cotswold market town of Tetbury, this charming town house dates back to 1535 and boasts a restaurant with views of the walled garden and fountain. There is free Wi-Fi and free parking on site.

Every room at The Close Hotel is individually decorated with a mix of antique and modern furniture, and most have views of the pretty garden. Features include a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, and en suite bathroom.

A full cooked breakfast is served each morning in the common dining room. Locally sourced ingredients are used in at the restaurant.

Tetbury’s shops and restaurants are within a 5-minute walk from The Close Hotel, and Cirencester is a 20-minute drive away. Bristol can be reached in around 35 minutes by car.

Rooms from $154

Lords Of The Manor

Rated 9.0 in 313 reviews

Formerly a 17th-century rectory, Lords of the Manor is set in 8 acres of secluded gardens and parkland. With 4 AA Red… See more

Formerly a 17th-century rectory, Lords of the Manor is set in 8 acres of secluded gardens and parkland. With 4 AA Red Stars, it is one of the top 200 hotels in the country, and offers delicious award-winning food.

Each bedroom is individually designed, with elegant furnishings. Some rooms have views of the parkland and pond, or the walled gardens and Upper Slaughter Hill. Every room has a flat-screen TV and a DVD player.

Lords of the Manor has been awarded three AA Rosettes for its fine food and offers a choice of two dining styles. Atrium at Lords of the Manor is a fine dining restaurant. Here Head Chef, Charles Smith, showcases his culinary skills with a signature tasting menu. The second restaurant, The Dining Room, is for guests wishing to a choose from à la carte menu but in a less formal dining environment.

With a peaceful Cotswold location, the hotel is surrounded by pretty villages. Longborough, with its opera house, is a 15-minute drive away, while Oxford can be reached in an hour by car.

Rooms from $293

Cotswold House Hotel and Spa is set in the heart of Chipping Campden, with two acres of landscaped townhouse gardens… See more

Cotswold House Hotel and Spa is set in the heart of Chipping Campden, with two acres of landscaped townhouse gardens behind it. It has overlooked the Square for more than 200 years, and for the last ten has been one of the most prestigious hotels in the Cotswolds.

Its 28 bedrooms include garden cottages and suites, some with private gardens and hot tubs, limestone baths and mood lighting, and all designed to be comfortable and indulgent. Rooms include a flat-screen TV, excellent bathroom facilities, and facilities for making tea and coffee.

Beautifully executed dishes are served in the restaurant, created using the freshest ingredients. Morning coffee, teas and light lunches are served on the terrace in summer, surrounded by colourful borders, and traditional afternoon tea is a must by the roaring log fire in the winter months.

The property has 2 dining spaces; The Bistro offers casual all day dining 7 days a week, and Fig offers fine dining Tuesday to Saturday dinner time.

Guests can also relax in the spa, set in the former coach house. Features include a hydrotherapy pool and hammam room, as well as six treatment rooms. Massages, maintenance treatments and full-day spas are also available. Please ensure bookings are made well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Rooms from $132

The Swan Hotel

Rated 8.8 in 769 reviews

The iconic ivy-clad Swan Hotel is located on the banks of the River Coln in the heart of Bibury Village. Inside, there… See more

The iconic ivy-clad Swan Hotel is located on the banks of the River Coln in the heart of Bibury Village. Inside, there are 22 beautifully designed rooms (including 4 stunning Cottage suites) and each one is unique in character and comfortable down to the finest detail with large bathrooms, full-size Molton Brown toiletries and soft, cosy bathrobes to enjoy.

The village of Bibury is well-known as the prettiest village in England and The Swan is just a minute’s walk from its most famous sights: Arlingon Row, Bibury Trout Farm and the footbridge. The village is also very well-situated for exploring the wider Cotswolds with Cirencester, Burford and other charming towns nearby.

The Swan Hotel offers a selection of dining and drinking options for all which are loved by staying guests and locals alike. Enjoy a casual bite to eat and drink in the stylish bar or courtyard, take Afternoon Tea in the charming and homely Library, or relax with your favourite tipple in the private riverside gardens where you’ll probably spot a few ducks, swans and fish! For a more sophisticated bite to eat, the Swan Brasserie is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving a seasonal menu including the very local Bibury trout!

Rooms from $163

The Lygon Arms is a 16th-century coaching inn and sits in the heart of Broadway village. From classic to quirky, there… See more

The Lygon Arms is a 16th-century coaching inn and sits in the heart of Broadway village.

From classic to quirky, there is a variety of rooms at The Lygon Arms, with Cosy Rooms to Master Suites in both the old house and new wing.

The Lygon Bar & Grill features a vaulted ceiling and serves seasonal British dishes paired with artisan wines. There are several guests lounges for guests to unwind in after a country walk, or enjoy a selection of light snacks and afternoon teas. The Lygon Wine Bar is an eatery on the Broadway High Street, serving Italian dishes and Italian and European wines.

The spa features an indoor pool covered by a retractable roof, and guests can relax and enjoy a range of treatments.

Free parking is available, and the nearby Cotswolds provide numerous scenic walks.

Rooms from $244

Ellenborough Park

Rated 8.3 in 836 reviews

Steeped in history and boasting 5 stars with a 90-acre estate, Ellenborough Park is nestled between the Cotswolds’… See more

Steeped in history and boasting 5 stars with a 90-acre estate, Ellenborough Park is nestled between the Cotswolds’ highest point and the gallops of Cheltenham Racecourse.

A sumptuous Cotswold manor house with 61 unique rooms and suites, the main house of the estate dates back to the 15th Century. Ellenborough Park has been restored to contemporary glory in recent years, elevated to five-star appeal with casual & contemporary restaurants.

Feast in the historic surroundings of our intimate 15th century Restaurant, or tantalise your tastebuds in the Horse Box Brasserie. Our delicious dishes have been created with the finest locally sourced produce, featuring flavours for all palates.

During the summer months enjoy Alfresco on the South Lawn with atmospheric festoon lighting, quirky dining carriages and enchanting Cedar Pavilion. Take a moment with a crafted cocktail relaxing on the Taittinger Terrace, or watch the best sunset in the Cotswolds from the front of the house where panoramic views of Cheltenham Racecourse and Cleeve Hill can be observed.

The Spa is a capsule of serenity and wellbeing, complete with enticing treatments, a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, outdoor heated pool and gym. The finishing touch is a private track leading from Ellenborough Park to Cheltenham Racecourse, offering luxurious and convenient transfers during racing seasons.

Ellenborough Park is situated adjacent to Cheltenham Racecourse, and has free on-site parking. Historical Tewkesbury can be reached in a 20-minute drive and the M5 motorway is just 5 miles away.

Rooms from $215

Minster Mill Hotel & Spa

Rated 7.8 in 896 reviews

Set in 65 acres of gardens, wildflower meadows and woodland on the banks of the River Windrush, the newly refurbished… See more

Set in 65 acres of gardens, wildflower meadows and woodland on the banks of the River Windrush, the newly refurbished Minister Mill offers accommodation located in the Oxfordshire village of Minster Lovell in the heart of the Cotswolds. Free WiFi is at guests' disposal.

All rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV. The en-suite bathrooms are complete with L’Occitane products.

Guests can enjoy fly and coarse fishing as the hotel has a mile of private fishing banks with slow and fast water. Minster Mill also has bicycles available to hire, as well as croquet, boules, badminton and tennis facilities available.

The Garden Spa offers soothing ESPA treatments and spa facilities for an additional fee. There are three treatment rooms as well as an indoor heated plunge pool, poolside rock sauna aroma steam room, ice fountain and tropical rainforest showers.

The restaurant, located at the front of the property, serves seasonal, contemporary and traditional British food, using local produce. The stylish bar, overlooking the the restaurant, serves fine wines, champagne and cocktails.

Oxford is 28 km from the accommodation, while Blenheim Palace is 17 km away. The nearest airport is Gloucestershire Airport, 50 km from the property.

Rooms from $146

Abbots Grange Manor House Hotel

Rated 9.4 in 289 reviews

Situated in the village of Broadway, Abbots Grange - Adults Only is a family run hotel set within over 8 acres of… See more

Situated in the village of Broadway, Abbots Grange - Adults Only is a family run hotel set within over 8 acres of parkland and gardens with unrestricted views over the Cotswolds. The grounds offer a croquet lawn, and a helicopter landing pad.

Dating back to 1320, Abbots Grange features rooms with a four-poster bed with fine Egyptian cotton sheets. The room also offers a flat-screen TV and a seating area. The en suite or private bathroom has thick fluffy towels, bathrobes, and complimentary toiletries.

In the mornings, full English breakfast is served in the panelled dining room, along with a selection of fresh, seasonal fruit. Dishes are prepared using locally sourced produce where possible. Vegetarian and lighter breakfast options are also available.

This medieval manor house is 2 minutes’ stroll from Broadway’s High Street, which has a selection of boutique shops, inns, and restaurants. Birmingham International Airport and Oxford city centre are both each 40 miles away. Free private parking is available at Abbots Grange.

Rooms from $293

Old Swan

Rated 7.7 in 336 reviews

Romantically set in 60 acres of woodland and orchards, The Old Swan is over 600 years old. With 5-star, elegant rooms… See more

Romantically set in 60 acres of woodland and orchards, The Old Swan is over 600 years old. With 5-star, elegant rooms and a croquet lawn.

Just 27 miles from Cheltenham, the refurbished rooms are stylishly decorated with luxurious fabrics. The inn has recently been awarded 5 stars from Visit England.

There is a cosy bar and dining room, which features exposed beams and an outside terrace.

The Old Swan is a late medieval inn bursting with traditional charm and period features. With a riverside location, the hotel is surrounded by weeping willows and calm waters.

Nearby Witney can be reached in 10 minutes, and picturesque Oxford city centre is just 30 minutes’ drive. The A40 is just a few minutes away.

Rooms from $121

Dating back to the 13th century, Buckland Manor is set in immaculate gardens, featuring croquet lawns and tennis courts… See more

Dating back to the 13th century, Buckland Manor is set in immaculate gardens, featuring croquet lawns and tennis courts.

Sumptuous bedrooms have bathrobes, fresh apples and toiletries. Some of the bedrooms at Buckland Manor have four-poster beds or antique furnishings.

The award-winning restaurant offers fine dining and a modern British menu. Menus feature fresh local produce from the neighbouring Vale of Evesham, affectionately known as the market garden of England. Fresh herbs are grown in the Manor’s own grounds and, as you would expect in a house of this heritage, there is a magnificent wine cellar.

Buckland Manor overlooks the Cotswolds village of Buckland and is a 25-minute drive from the M5 Motorway. Ashchurch for Tewkesbury Rail Station is less than 12 miles away.

Rooms from $259

Barnsley House

Rated 9.2 in 123 reviews

Situated in Cirencester, 13 km from Cotswold Water Park, Barnsley House features accommodation with a restaurant, free… See more

Situated in Cirencester, 13 km from Cotswold Water Park, Barnsley House features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a garden. The property is located 30 km from Lydiard Park, 35 km from Kingsholm Stadium and 49 km from Lacock Abbey. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi.

At the hotel, rooms have a desk. The rooms have a safety deposit box.

Barnsley House offers a à la carte or Full English/Irish breakfast.

The accommodation offers a terrace. You can play tennis at Barnsley House, and car hire is available.

Blenheim Palace is 49 km from the hotel, while Weston Park is 49 km from the property. The nearest airport is RAF Fairford Airport, 26 km from Barnsley House.

Rooms from $590

Whatley Manor

Rated 9.3 in 104 reviews

Nestled within 12 acres of picturesque Wiltshire countryside, this hotel is a stylish venue where you can relax and… See more

Nestled within 12 acres of picturesque Wiltshire countryside, this hotel is a stylish venue where you can relax and revive.

Whatley Manor offers a twelve course dining experience from Thursday to Sunday. The Grey's, the informal brasserie, serves lunch and dinner daily.

After a meal, take a stroll through the beautiful landscaped gardens, where sculptures, fountains and lighting enhance the natural splendours on offer.

Aquarias, the spa at Whatley Manor, was voted in the top 10 of UK spa retreats by Condé Nast Traveller Readers, and offers Natura Bissé signature treatments for the ultimate in well-being.

Rooms from $415

The Greenway Hotel & Spa

Rated 8.6 in 600 reviews

This sophisticated Elizabethan manor and spa boasts traditional countryside elegance and modern luxury. Set amongst the… See more

This sophisticated Elizabethan manor and spa boasts traditional countryside elegance and modern luxury. Set amongst the beautiful Cotswold hills, it is just a 5-minute drive from the centre of Cheltenham. The property is part of the Eden Hotel Collection which has been awarded the 4 Red Star AA Award.

All rooms are furnished with a unique mix of traditional country manor and stylish boutique decor. With original wooden furniture, comfortable beds and vibrant soft furnishings, rooms also include cosy bathrobes, complimentary mineral water, and luxury toiletries.

Guests can enjoy fine dining in chic, elegant surroundings at the award-winning restaurant, or relax with a meal in the informal and stylish The Front Row Brasserie. While dining, guests can appreciate beautiful views over the Cotswold Hills.

The luxurious Elan Spa provides guests with a hydrotherapy pool and outdoor hot tub. Guests can also enjoy a treatment in the Elan Spa or a game of croquet in the landscape gardens.

Rooms from $192

Kings Head Hotel

Rated 8.4 in 1491 reviews

Located in the historic town of Cirencester, in the heart of the Cotswolds, the Kings Head Hotel offers elegant and… See more

Located in the historic town of Cirencester, in the heart of the Cotswolds, the Kings Head Hotel offers elegant and modern guest rooms, a restaurant and a bar. This boutique hotel also has treatment rooms and relaxation room (at an additional fee - booking is required).

All the air-conditioned rooms at Kings Head Hotel feature a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator and a Tea and Coffee making facilities. The en suites bathrooms include free toiletries.

The onsite restaurant offers an exceptional wine list and all-day dining options, serving the very best of modern British cuisine. Guests can also unwind in the stylish bar and in the comfortable lounges.

A wide variety of local shops, pubs and cafes can be found just 2 minutes’ walk from the property. The picturesque villages of Bourton-on-the-Water and Stow-on-the-Wold are within a 30-minute drive.

Rooms from $118

The Bull Hotel

Rated 8.6 in 889 reviews

Situated the market squarein Fairford, The Bull Hotel is a Grade II listed coaching inn featuring an on-site restaurant… See more

Situated the market squarein Fairford, The Bull Hotel is a Grade II listed coaching inn featuring an on-site restaurant with private-dining and traditional pub bar serving local craft beers, spirits and wines. This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi.

All rooms in the hotel are fitted with tea/coffee making facilities with a private bathroom. Guest rooms in the accommodation are equipped with a flat-screen TV, fresh milk, homemade biscuits and free toiletries from The Wold Garden.

A Full English/Irish breakfast is served daily at the property.

Oxford is 36 km from The Bull Hotel. The nearest airport is Bristol Airport, 74 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $83

The Porch House

Rated 8.7 in 602 reviews

Dating back to 10th century, The Porch House offers free Wi-Fi throughout and free on-site parking. Guests can enjoy a… See more

Dating back to 10th century, The Porch House offers free Wi-Fi throughout and free on-site parking. Guests can enjoy a unique blend of beautifully restored English Heritage and exquisite food in the Cotswolds, which is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Each room includes a TV and a Nespresso coffee machine. The bathrooms offer complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.

In the mornings, The Porch House offers full cooked breakfast and a morning newspaper. Tea, coffee and toast can be served in the rooms upon request.

The Porch House is a listed building that ranks amongst the top 4 percent of protected buildings in the country. It is certified as the Oldest Inn in England, dating from 947 AD and authenticated in the Guinness Book of Records.

Rooms from $108

The Manor House Hotel

Rated 8.1 in 1085 reviews

In the centre of Moreton-in-Marsh, the 4-star Manor House Hotel offers luxurious accommodation and an award-winning… See more

In the centre of Moreton-in-Marsh, the 4-star Manor House Hotel offers luxurious accommodation and an award-winning restaurant. Each room in this 16th century building has its own distinctive charms.

Most rooms have views of the historic high street or the Manor’s gardens. All rooms have been luxuriously decorated and have a TV, and an en suite bathroom with Molton Brown toiletries.

The Mulberry Restaurant has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes. The restaurant features local and seasonal produce. The Beagle Bar offers light meals and afternoon tea. Cooked breakfasts include kippers and vegetarian options as well as a full English.

The Manor House has a long history. The present building is believed to date back to 1545. It has private walled gardens, including a water feature and a 300-year-old mulberry tree.

Moreton-in-Marsh Railway Station is 5 minutes’ walk away. Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birth place, is a 20-minute drive away.

Rooms from $129