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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   125 Hales Road, Cheltenham GL52 6ST, England
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The Battledown
Ranked #1 of 66 Cheltenham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Battledown is a lovely family run B&B in an easy to find location. I used it for an overnight stay after a wedding. On arrival, I met Simon who was very friendly and keen to talk and get to know his guests. It was a shame that time was limited between the wedding service and the reception, as I... More

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly and excellent service. We went for 3 nights at weekend bank holiday. We met Sarah who was very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Breakfast was brilliant and the banana cake was lovely. Room was clean and presentable. Could not have stayed in a better place than this. Fatima & Kaz

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As returning guests, my mother and I were pleasantly surprised by the fresh decoration of our old familiar room and as usual we were warmly welcomed by Sarah and Simon. The breakfast was delicious and despite having full occupancy on the bank holiday weekend! our hosts efficiently ensured nobody was kept waiting long for their meal. We will certainly be... More

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Congleton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Battledown for 2 nights whilst attending a wedding at nearby Ellenbourgh Park. Simon & Sarah have created the perfect b&b experience. The attention to detail with the home made jams, chutneys & the slippers & hot water bottle by the door far exceeds many expensive, famous hotels. We enjoyed an excellent stay although we didn't require... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us visiting from Malaysia stayed two nights to visit the Cotswolds All the posiive comments in the reviews are true - clean, comfortable, well-sited, excellent breakfast, friendly and helpful hosts. Lots of nice touches like slippers and umbrellas for guest use. Simon and Sarah keep a selection of menus for Cheltenham restaurants and leaflets with suggested tours of... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here one night as a stopover from Scotland to Devon. Quiet, comfortable room with great hospitality from the hosts. If you are looking for somewhere in Cheltenham them don't bother looking any further than The Battledown.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Battledown is a beautiful B&B in an excellent location. Perfectly positioned to get to town, the Racecourse and the Cotswolds at large. Sarah was a lovely host with attention to every detail. The rooms and grounds were beautifully maintained and extremely cosy and I definitely can't write a review without mentioning the amazing Banana Cake! Hope to visit again... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Battledown was a guesthouse ideally located for us to explore the Cotswolds area. We had an excellent, quiet room in the souterrain with garden view with a separate entrance from courtyard/garden. A small fridge for our drinks was being offered outside the room. The garden is spacious and has several places to seat if you do not want to be... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 9 year old son summed his view up with "best breakfast ever!" While I agree with his view, his statement falls short of capturing our wonderful stay at The Battledown. Sarah and Simon were perfect hosts - they welcomed us into their home, fed us (oh boy, the food was excellent -- the bacon was perfect; if possible, it... More

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Just had a great weekend in Cheltenham, made easy and even more relaxing by the hosts at Battledown. They provided a safe lock up for our mountain bikes, served a tasty breakfast and were helpful and friendly with everything we needed. The B n B is a few steps above the usual standard, excellent value and I'd certainly stay again.... More

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Address: 125 Hales Road, Cheltenham GL52 6ST, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Cheltenham
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Battledown 4*

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Simon, Sarah and their daughter Isabella welcome you to their home, The Battledown, a Grade II listed French colonial style villa built in 1855. We are conveniently located for all of Cheltenham's events, the Cotswolds and the town centre which is approximately 1 mile away. All of our bedrooms have comfortable beds with 100% Egyptian cotton bed linen and en suite shower rooms stocked with fluffy towels. All bedrooms have a flatscreen TV, DVD player, tea and coffee making facilities (with fresh milk available) and a hairdryer. We provide free WIFI throughout our home and free parking is available in our private car park. Our home has a beautiful walled garden with patios which guests are welcome to use and if you are a keen gardener, please do have a look at our borders, greenhouse and vegetable garden - any advice is welcome!. The Battledown has been accredited 4 stars by the AA, has won their prestigious breakfast award and is the WINNER of the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013.Credit cards accepted - Visa, Mastercard, Maestro Switch (NOT American Express or Diners Club) ... more   less 
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