Luxury Hotels in The Cotswolds
Enveloped in picture-perfect scenery, the Cotswolds is a beautiful region in Southern England. From the rolling hills, quaint villages and traditional pubs to the wildlife, glorious gardens and remarkable landmarks, the Cotswolds has something for everyone. And to make the experience even more special, the Cotswolds is home to some of the country's most luxurious hotels and spas. Our hotel experts have scoured the region and put together a collection of the best luxury hotels in the Cotswolds. From countryside manors, elegant townhouses and historic coaching inns to chic country house hotels and boutique boltholes — there is something for every type of traveller here. So why not browse through our collection and start planning your next getaway to this idyllic region?
Best Luxury Hotels in the Cotswolds
- Buckland Manor ticks many boxes for us: it's a beautiful period property in a lovely country spot, rooms are timelessly elegant and the food is heavenly.
- Barnsley House is our other top pick. Set amid famous Rosemary Verey designed gardens, not only can you expect beautiful luxurious accommodation, there's also a fabulous spa and delicious dining.
For great value
- The Swan Inn not only offers luxury, but also great value for money. Here, lovely rooms can be had for exceptionally low rates, plus there's an excellent restaurant and wonderful walking right from the door.
- The Hare and Hounds Hotel in Tetbury won't break the bank either. However the newly refurbished rooms and suites boast elegance and charm and there's a fine dining restaurant which is popular with both guests and locals.
- Lords of the Manor Hotel is very doggy friendly. Your four legged friend will be welcomed with a cosy blanket and tasty treats.
- Cotswold House Hotel in Chipping Camden is a good pet friendly choice. They'll provide a bed and treats and can even organise dog-sitting if needed.
- The Close Hotel in Tetbury also welcomes dogs for a small daily fee.
For a boutique stay
- Russell's of Broadway is a chic restaurant with rooms in a picture postcard Cotswolds village. Its seven spacious rooms and suites are contemporary in style but with period features and indulgent freestanding bath tubs.
- The Lion Inn is a boutique pub with rooms in Winchcombe. Each of the eight bedrooms is beautifully presented whilst the pub downstairs oozes period charm with its low beams and exposed stone walls. Completely charming!
With a swimming pool
- Calcot Manor Hotel is one of the area's finest luxury properties. Here in their pampering spa there's a 16m indoor heated pool plus an outdoor fireside hot tub in the lavender filled courtyard.
- The Lygon Arms is the one to pick if you're travelling with the whole family — they welcome both children and dogs! They've got a 14m indoor pool here, but the best bit is the retractable roof for when the weather perks up.
The Swan Inn, Oxfordshire Oxfordshire, Shipton under Wychwood, Oxfordshire 8 rooms from £120Families - The separate cottage is ideal for families and small groups as it sleeps up to sixGreat walks - There are fantastic walks right from the door and The Oxfordshire and D'Arcy Dalton Way passes nearby.Sights nearby - Spend a day at majestic Blenheim Palace; 15 mins from Burford, Stow on the Wold and DaylesfordFishing - There is fantastic fly fishing to be enjoyed within half an hour's drive
A cosy former 16th-century coaching inn with eight designer rooms in the heart of the Cotswolds, ideal for enjoying long country walks on the Oxfordshire Way. Featuring a restaurant, a large courtyard garden and a family-sized cottage for up to six people. A luxurious Cotswolds escape. See More
Hare and Hounds Hotel Tetbury, The Cotswolds 42 rooms from £125Romantic Break - With lovely rooms and superb food, this is ideal for romance. Book the Magnolia Suite for your private outdoor hot tubLocal exploring - Tetbury is a great base for exploring the CotswoldsRestaurant - Fine dining in the Beaufort Restaurant which has been awarded 2 AA RosettesLocal markets - The historic Cotswold market town of Tetbury is only two miles away.
The Hare and Hounds is a traditional Cotswold country house hotel. The newly refurbished rooms and suites have an air of elegance and surround a delightful courtyard. The restaurant's creative menu is popular with locals and visitors alike. A smart but relaxed getaway amid stunning countryside. See More
The Lion Inn , Gloucestershire Winchcombe, Gloucestershire 8 rooms from £130Great walks - Many Cotswold walking trails are on the Lion Inn's doorstepSights nearby - The nearby Snowshill Manor is a warren of hidden treasures.Designer - Uniquely designed interiors.Full of characterRecommended by - Sawdays, Good Hotel Guide
The only thing ordinary about the Lion Inn is the name. Each of the eight rooms are beautifully presented with exposed beams and stone walls next to soft hues and knitted throws. There is an outdoor patio restaurant with seasonal menu and bar with fine wines and real ales. See More
The Wheatsheaf Inn Northleach, The Cotswolds 14 rooms from £130Restaurant - Recommended.Great walks - Lovely local walks, and you can borrow their wellies.Lively - Hip and happening.Romantic - Good for couples.Recommended by - I Escape, Mr & Mrs Smith, Sawdays
Cotswold House Hotel Chipping Campden 28 rooms from £144Total relaxation - Refresh yourself at this quaint country retreat, enjoy spa treatments, long walks and deep soaking tubs!Sights nearby - Just 5kms away is Broadway Tower a unique Capability Brown Folly Tower which has imressive views.Local markets - Chipping Campden has a whole range of quirky independent shops selling crafts and gifts.Great walks - Explore the Cotswolds countryside, renowned for it's natural beauty and serenity.Recommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels
A historic property in the heart of a quaint village. Rooms are modern with indulgent bathrooms - think rain showers and large free standing baths. Open fireplaces give a cosy feel. Relaxed dining areas serve food inspired by local produce. The six room spa is excellent. The perfect country escape. See More
The Close Hotel Tetbury, The Cotswolds 18 rooms from £160Hideaway - Beautiful rooms, deep roll-top baths and breakfast in bed: there are so many reasons not to leave.Local markets - Held every Wednesday, Tetbury market stalls display a colourful array of locally produced foods.Sights nearby - The stately home of Cirencester Park will give you some serious 'house' envy.Great walks - Whatever the season Westonbirt Arboretum is alive with colour.
In the market town of Tetbury you will find The Close's grand grey stone façade. Dating back to 1535 and lovingly transformed into a stylish boutique hotel. Each of the 18 rooms is unique, ranging from pretty florals to dark country checks with roll-top baths and views. A full English is included. See More
Lygon Arms Broadway (Worcestershire) 86 rooms from £165Local exploring - An historic inn in an historic village well placed to explore the beautiful Cotswolds.Great walks - Take long walks through the picturesque countryside.Swimming Pool - Indoor poolFull of characterRecommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith
Russell's of Broadway Broadway 7 rooms from £165Foodies - The restaurant is the main focus of the hotel and serves modern cuisine with an emphasis on local produce cooked to perfection.Country Escape - A charming escape set in Englands most picturesque village, with seriously stylish interiors and wonderful service.Sights nearby - Visit the pretty Cotswold villages of Chipping Campden, Burford, Bibury, Moreton in Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold and Woodstock.Great walks - The famous 95-mile Cotswold Way from Chipping Camden to Bath runs through the village.Recommended by - I Escape, Good Hotel Guide, Sawdays
Buckland Manor Broadway (The Cotswolds) 13 rooms from £195Country Escape - Read by the roaring fire, try your hand and tennis and croquet or simply wander the grounds- an ideal country retreat.Great walks - Wander by the river and through the ten acres of beautiful gardens, or head down to the village for a pint.Tennis - Make the most of the on site tennis court, an ideal way to work off lunch!Restaurant - 3 AA RosettesRecommended by - Frommers, Relais & Chateaux, Fodors
Calcot Manor Hotel Tetbury, The Cotswolds 35 rooms from £199Restaurant - Choose between the Conservatory's fine dining or the more relaxed Gumstool Inn.Tennis - On-site tennis courts and rackets for use by the whole family.Swimming Pool - Stunning indoor Swimming PoolKids Club - Fully staffed.Recommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, Fodors, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide, Kiwi Collection
A charming 14th century manor house in Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Chic rooms feature bold wallpaper prints, soft tones, deep soaking tubs and trendy artworks. The beautifully landscaped gardens feature a range of family activities as well as a pool and spa. An elegant country retreat. See More
Lords of the Manor Hotel Upper Slaughter, The Cotswolds 26 rooms from £199Restaurant - 3 AA Rosette winning restaurantGarden - Attractive outside space.Views - Great views from hotelTraditionalRecommended by - Frommers, Sawdays, Small Luxury Hotels, Michelin Travel
Cowley Manor nr Cheltenham, The Cotswolds from £250Spa - Wide range of treatments using Green & Spring products.Swimming Pool - Outdoor and indoor heated pools.Great walks - 55 acres of parkland surround the proerty with natural springs, lakes, and Victorian cascades.Sights nearby - Visit the "Venice of the Cotswolds" the village of Bourton on Water.Recommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet, Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels
A contemporary-chic manor house set on 55 beautiful acres, in the Cotswold countryside. Trendy rooms mix the best of both worlds, with original sash windows, high ceilings and fireplaces mixed with sleek handmade modern furnishings and bold colour combos. A sophisticated, fun country escape. See More
Thyme at Southrop Manor Gloucestershire, The Cotswolds from £260Cooking classes - Long and short courses. Top notch classes on offer - you can learn everything from bread making to advanced fish cookery.Sights nearby - Blenheim Palace and estateFishing - Lechlade Trout FisheriesGreat walks - Hidcote Manor gardens
A stylish west county farmhouse hotel with a top class cooking school. The bedrooms and adjacent cottages are beautifully decorated with roll top baths and large, comfortable beds. Organic home grown meals and a cosy bar. Come for a country retreat with the option of learning something new! See More
Barnsley House Cirencester (Barnsley) 18 rooms from £299Romantic Break - A stately home with indulgent chic interiors- think dual baths, large suites and a pampering spa.Country Escape - A rural abode on another level, the ultimate luxury getaway in stunning surrounds.Great walks - This area is littered with beautiful walks, ask at the front desk to be pointed towards a favourite.Cooking classes - The nearby reputed Foodworks Cookery School offers a number of different classes for various levels.Recommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide, Kiwi Collection
An imposing Cotswold house set within stunning (deservedly famed) gardens. Gorgeously renovated rooms are light, airy and full of mod cons. The chic modern interiors, indulgent spa and contemporary British cuisine make it hard to leave! A popular rural escape for urbanites. See More