The ultimate racing festival that so many of us have truly missed this year but are grateful for the fact that the racing could still go ahead and we could watch on from the comfort of our homes. The fact that we could not be there this year only whets the appetite for racing fans to get booked in for next year when things will have returned to normal and we can relish the electric atmosphere that Cheltenham brings.
With many people having already rolled over experiences to March 2022, there is no time like the present to register your interest and ensure you secure your place to experience this four day racing spectacle.
Experiences start from just £179 per person and can be secured with just a £50 deposit.
Here are some of the best places to stay for the Cheltenham Festival 2022
This hotel is in the ideal location for those who want to be located close to the racecourse and town centre of Cheltenham with travel time being only 15 minutes. The Holiday Inn is a well known chain of hotels that will provide you with a comfortable place to stay during your visit to the Festival. This option is great value for money with experiences starting from £249 per person including one night accommodation with breakfast in the morning, one way transfer to the races, and a ticket to your chosen day of the Festival.
The Holiday Inn Gloucester is a modern, smart hotel with all of the facilities and amenities you could want including a swimming pool for those who enjoy a morning dip to start the day right after a few Guinness’ or glasses of fizz from the day before. Enjoy a delicious dinner in the airy restaurant or perhaps a more relaxed and informal light meal in the modern bar and lounge.
If you are travelling to Cheltenahm by car then the hotel offers free parking on site and as mentioned above, you will have the ease of a coach transfer in the morning to take you to the races without having to worry about parking on site. Taxis and shuttle buses are ample for after racing for those who wish to head into the town centre to enjoy a meal or a few more drinks before making their own way back to the hotel for a restful night's sleep.
The hotel is located just off the M5 and about an hours drive from both Bristol International Airport (BRL) and Birmingham Airport (BHX). If you are planning to get a train to Cheltenham then the railway station is only a 15-20 minute drive away from the hotel.
For those who want a little more value for money, then the RacingBreaks.com Bristol experiences are the perfect match for anyone looking to get away for a couple of nights and enjoy a day or two at the races. If you are travelling from the South West and/or flying into the Bristol City Airport, then this is the option for you.
As the name would suggest, this hotel is located in the centre of the wonderful city of Bristol, the capital of the South West. Here you can enjoy a two night stay over the course of the Cheltenham Festival with breakfast each morning and access to all of the four star amenities such as the on-site restaurant. The hotel offers the opportunity to enjoy some al fresco dining on the Recess Terrace where there are plenty of heaters to ensure you stay toasty and warm in the cooler evenings of March as well as an in house fitness centre for those who want to tick over with their fitness regime whilst away from home.
If you are travelling by car, there is a small charge of £16 for parking on site or for those travelling by train, the hotel is only a 6 minute drive from Bristol Temple Meads train station which has direct links to London Paddington as well as Cheltenham Spa Station for those who may wish to spend a little more time in Cheltenham after the races. The benefits of staying at the Hilton Garden Inn is that you can take some time to adventure into Bristol City Centre and enjoy the delights of this wonderful city which encompasses a plethora of some of the best bars and restaurants in the UK.
Experiences start from just £209 per person and include two nights accommodation, breakfast each morning, a complimentary drink upon arrival as well as return coach transfers to Cheltenham racecourse and tickets to your chosen day of the Festival. The journey time from the hotel is less than an hour so you’ll be on course in good time to make the most of your day.
Stratford-upon-Avon is a fantastic location to stay during the Cheltenham Festival, being just a 45 minute transfer from the racecourse.
The Crowne Plaza is a four-star hotel which provides a relaxing atmosphere and comfortable rooms ideal for a quiet night's rest after a busy day at the races. The hotel is situated amid landscaped gardens beside the River Avon and is only a short walk from central Stratford-upon-Avon with the railway station only a mile away for those travelling by train with frequent services to London and Birmingham. The hotel is just off the M40 for those travelling by car and parking on site is just £8 during your stay.
The hotel has amenities second to none with a hotel bar, restaurant and indoor pool! Experiences include breakfast each morning and guests can either add dinner at the hotel or head out and take advantage of some of the many restaurants just a few minutes walk away. As well as the riverside restaurant, there is also the Terrace Bar and Lounge which is the perfect place to relax and unwind with a drink or two after your journey from home. As well as a lovely place to put your feet up and unwind, the hotel offers a well equipped Leisure Club with a gym, steam room, sauna and jacuzzi....so don’t forget your trunks or bikini!
This is an extremely popular experience which offers great value for money with all experiences based on two nights accommodation, breakfast each morning, complimentary drink upon arrival as well as return coach transfers to the racecourse and tickets to your chosen day of the Festival, all from a starting price of £239 per person. Many customers have rolled over bookings to 2022 so availability is limited so do not miss out on this incredible opportunity.
The racecourse is a 45 minute journey which is the perfect opportunity for you to sit back, relax, and read through the runners and riders for the days racing ahead.
It is hard to think there is any way to beat a day or two at the Cheltenham Festival; apart from elevating your experience with a hotel stay, breakfast, and transfers as well but, we realise amongst the many racing enthusiasts that attend the Festival, there are also many golf enthusiasts too… and what better way to incorporate both than with a RacingBreaks.com experience to the Cheltenham Festival with a two night stay at Coldra Court by Celtic Manor and a round of Golf or two on the Twenty Ten Ryder Cup course with your nearest and dearest.
The hotel is located in South Wales which, may seem quite a distance as it stands in a different ‘Country’ however, a return coach transfer from the Coldra Court is only an hour away which is the perfect time to sit back and take some time to read through the form and plan your bets for the day. On the day that you are not racing you can enjoy a round of golf at this prestigious course which will challenge you but ultimately give you a fantastic and fun day of activity with your friends and family.
The hotel itself is 5 minutes from the main the Celtic Manor Resort which is well known for its golfing events and well kept greens - a true Golfers paradise. This four-star super value hotel offers comfortable bedrooms, a Southern-inspired smokehouse restaurant, and health club which includes a pool and gym. There is also the Court Bar which is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a few drinks and nibbles whilst watching live sporting action from around the world on a number of plasma screens or if the sun is shining, make the most of it and enjoy the outdoor seating area in the courtyard. What’s not to love?
Experiences start from £219 per person and includes two nights accommodation, breakfast each morning, return coach transfers to Cheltenham and a ticket to your chosen day of the Festival. If you want to add a round of golf you can do so from just £30pp!
The Coldra Court is located in the suburb of Langstone on the outskirts of the city of Newport and is only 90 minutes from London Heathrow Airport, 45 minutes from Cardiff Airport and Bristol Airport for those who may be visiting the Festival from outside of the UK. There are also a number of intercity rail services at Newport, with direct trains to Cardiff, London Paddington and Birmingham. Parking is available for a supplement of £7.50 per night.