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Thistle Cheltenham Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Gloucester Road, Cheltenham GL51 0TS, England
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Ranked #6 of 18 hotels in Cheltenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for business and found the hotel to be great on every level. Check in was friendly and involved no waiting. I arrived during the day and needed to work. The bar area was very conducive to this. The wifi was quick and very easy to log on to. I sat and worked as were many other professionals and... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had three nights here. All the staff we met were very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. Excellent accommodation and food in pleasant surroundings including a sitting out garden area. Lovely pool and well equipped gym. Taxi into town cost £8.00 each way (94 bus stops outside hotel if preferred). There are many good restaurants to choose from in... More

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for three nights during the RIAT Air Show. Great staff and very welcoming. Food was EXCELLENT!!! Well presented and tasted amazing. The rooms were well present. Excellent location. Completely satisfied.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been coming to cheltenham for years as we are keen on the races, but also love the local area and beauty of the cotswolds. We have always stayed with either friends in the surrounding areas or local hotels. We were reccomended the Thistle by some close friends, who were very impressed by the quality and... More

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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night. The room was a little dirty. The entrance coming in from the main parking could use a new carpet (first impressions). No air conditioner in room. Bed was hard as nails. There is a £6.00 parking fee overnight. There is no complementary breakfast just £10.00 pp up charge. The high point is the spa and pool they... More

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47 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed at this hotel in the past and not had the best if stays but had been given some reassurances things would improve I made another visit Check in was efficient and staff friendly When I got to the room I could not see out the window as it was so dirty and it even had insects on the... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms lacked warmth due to furniture and cupboards dated. Windows need replacing or cleaned properly. Health and fitness facilities are a good standard. Just from looking the gym seems small but well equipped with a variety of machines. 3 course meal deal at dinner was good value for money. Breakfast mediocre nothing special. Most staff helpful, found bar staff not... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel in the Easter Holidays and the food was absolutely amazing the facilates were fantastic and free to use all of the staff was friendly and you could fing your way around easily. I would definitely recommend it.

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United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stayed in this hotel overnight in May 2014. There is no way you can book this hotel online for a family of 4. Its only upto 3 people. For 4 people, you will have to ring their central reservation, who then ring the hotel and then speak to you to confirm, even though you have already spoken to the hotel... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is the best low priced hotel we have stayed in Miles better than Travel Lodge and gives Premier Inns a standard they need to try and achieve, we did not have time to use the Leisure facilities, but they were available. My only advise I could give is the Signs to the hotel are very poor.

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Address: Gloucester Road, Cheltenham GL51 0TS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Cotswolds > Cheltenham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Cheltenham Hotel 4*
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Thistle Hotel Cheltenham
Cheltenham Thistle Hotel

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Cheltenham #5 Family Hotel in Cheltenham
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Located at the gateway to the Cotswolds, M5 J11. The hotel has recently undergone a £4 million refurbishment including bedrooms with flat screen TVs, a new designer restaurant and improved lounge décor, refurbishment of our swimming pool and a new outside patio area. Thistle Cheltenham offers modern surroundings within landscaped grounds close to regency Cheltenham Spa. We pride ourselves on offering you great service in a stunning location with the highest standards and comfort. ... more   less 
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