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The 10 Best Hotels with hot tubs in The Cotswolds

The Cotswolds is one of the busiest regions for tourists in the entire United Kingdom. Visitors flock from far and wide to enjoy this quintessentially English region with its pretty rolling countryside and picture postcard perfect villages. Inevitably this means that good accommodation can be expensive and difficult to book (they're busy year round), but if you plan ahead you can bag yourself one of the 10 best hotels with hot tubs in the Cotswolds and enjoy a relaxing, or romantic, treat amid glorious scenery.

Calcot Manor Hotel

Some of our 10 best hotels with hot tubs in the Cotswolds offer suites with private gardens or terraces with their own tubs. These are obviously the ultimate in indulgence and don't come cheap. But for that premium you are getting top notch service, delicious food and the ultimate luxury break. All are also ideally located to make the most of the area: one's a des res in Chipping Campden, one's a manor house in the centre of Moreton in Marsh, one's a luxury, family friendly affair in Tetbury and our final choice is an opulent affair between Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton on the Water. The following list is our pick of the best hotels with hot tubs in the Cotswolds. The list is not in order of any preference! To check a hotel's availability click the "check prices" button beside the property.

The 10 Best Hotels with Hot Tubs in The Cotswolds

Calcot Manor Hotel is one of the best examples in the country of a genuinely family-friendly hotel that also works for couples. Set on an estate, the former farmhouse with a courtyard of lime trees and old barns, is praised for the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. There are comfortable bedrooms, an indoor pool and an outdoor hot tub next to a roaring fire.

Calcot Manor Hotel

The Cotswold House Hotel is an historic property in the heart of pretty Chipping Campden. 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, with hammam and hydrotherapy pool, is excellent, and there are two swanky cottage suites in the gardens which each have their own private hot tub.

Cotswold House Hotel

The Best Country House Hotels with Hot Tubs in the Cotswolds

Lower Slaughter Manor is beautiful, but relaxed and unstuffy with it. The 19 rooms are all different, some featuring four-poster beds and stand alone baths, some with bold wallpaper and colourful fabrics, so consider a few before you make your choice. The Garden Suite is the one with the private hot tub. The restaurant serves gourmet meals, and outside there are tennis courts a croquet lawn and grounds in which to stroll.

Lower Slaughter Manor

Foxhill Manor is a Grade II listed manor house hotel with eight stately rooms and lavish suites. The estate has a private pool and spa, exquisite views, and offers guests activities on site including archery, clay pigeon shooting, tennis and quad biking. Sunday Times Hotel of the Year 2015.

Foxhill Manor

The Best Hotels with private Hot Tubs in the Cotswolds

The Manor House Hotel has been converted from a 16th century manor house in the centre of picturesque Moreton in Marsh. There are 35 rooms and suites, some with their own private hot tubs and one with its own private garden! There’s also an award-winning fine dining restaurant and a less formal bar and brasserie.

Manor House Hotel

The Swan Hotel, Bibury is a 17th Century coaching inn with wonderful views over the River Coln. In winter expect cracking fires, and in summer the inn opens out onto resplendently coloured gardens. The rooms are cosy, with four-poster beds and floral upholstery, and there’s a private hot tub.

The Swan Hotel

The Hare and Hounds Hotel is a traditional country house hotel with 42 rooms and suites arranged around a delightful courtyard. Two of the suites have their own private hot tubs. There’s a restaurant with a creative menu and the hotel has its own pub.

Hare and Hounds Hotel

The Best Spa Hotels in the Cotswolds

If you're looking for a spa escape, then the newly refurbished Dormy House is a good choice. The decor is traditional with oak beams, wood panelling and open fires, but they also lay on every modern convenience A great place for a proper pampering.

Dormy House

Barnsley House is the sister property to Calcot Manor Hotel and has all the same hallmarks and attention to detail, elegant interiors and helpful staff. Once the home of famous garden designer Rosemary Verey, the grounds are a sight to behold. Add to this some great food and a spoiling spa and you have the perfect ingredients for a country escape.

Barnsley House

Cowley Manor is a contemporary-chic manor house set in 55 beautiful acres of Cotswold countryside. This is the perfect escape for stressed urbanites, with two pools, a gym, an award-winning modernist spa, a menu created by Mark Hix, beautiful grounds and even a ‘lifestyle shop’?

Cowley Manor

The Painswick is a lovingly restored 18th century beauty with 16 rooms and one suite. Expect to see many of the house’s original features, but plenty of contemporary, comfort driven updates too. Rejuvenate in the Spa, relax by a roaring fire and feast in the excellent restaurant.

The Painswick

If you haven’t found your idea of the best hotels with hot tubs in the Cotswolds on our Guru’s list you could:

The Best Hotels with Hot Tubs in The Cotswolds

  • Foxhill Manor 5 rooms from £295

    Broadway (The Cotswolds)

    Private manor-house hotel in the Cotswolds, with eight stately bedrooms and suites. A Grade II listed manor offering pure luxury served with heartfelt personal service and an easygoing at-home atmosphere. 24 hours a day service from a personal host. Hundreds of country activities.

    House party feel  -  Exclusive Hire available
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Luxury
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the chocolate box villages and pretty historic towns of the Cotswolds
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • Calcot Manor Hotel 35 rooms from £199

    Tetbury, The Cotswolds

    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.

    Swimming Pool  -  Stunning indoor Swimming Pool
    Kids Club  -  Fully staffed.
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    House party feel  -  Be prepared to meet people.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Fodors, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide, Kiwi Collection
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  • Manor House Hotel 35 rooms from £159

    Moreton in Marsh, The Cotswolds

    16th century manor house in the centre of picturesque Moreton in Marsh. Classic yet contemporary rooms and Apple Cottage Suite with its own private garden and hot tub. Award winning fine dining. A chic yet relaxed spot and ideal base for exploring the Cotswolds.

    Sights nearby  -  Moreton in Marsh is the perfect base for exploring the Cotswolds, Bath or Oxford.
    Private Hot Tub  -  If you book the Apple Cottage Suite
    Four poster beds  -  Some rooms feature four poster beds
    Traditional
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  • Dormy House 38 rooms from £210

    Broadway, The Cotswolds

    Newly refurbished country house hotel in the heart of Cotswold country. Oak beams, wooden panelling and open fires complement stylish modern interiors, with tablets as standard for every room, and great facilities for families. Fantastic bolt hole for a pampering country weekend.

    Sights nearby  -  The Cotswolds are on your doorstep
    Spa  -  Opening in January 2014
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor Pool
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Barnsley House 18 rooms from £299

    Cirencester (Barnsley)

    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.

    Romantic 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
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  • Cowley Manor from £250

    nr Cheltenham, The Cotswolds

    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.

    Spa  -  Wide range of treatments using Green & Spring products.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor and indoor heated pools.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Great walks  -  55 acres of parkland surround the proerty with natural springs, lakes, and Victorian cascades.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet, Kiwi Collection, Small Luxury Hotels
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  • Cotswold House Hotel 28 rooms from £144

    Chipping Campden, The Cotswolds

    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.

    Total 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
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  • Lower Slaughter Manor 19 rooms from £195

    Lower Slaughter, The Cotswolds

    Lower Slaughter Manor is beautiful, but relaxed and unstuffy with it. The 19 rooms are all different, some featuring four-poster beds and stand alone baths, some with bold wallpaper and colourful fabrics, so consider a few before you make your choice. The restaurant serves gourmet meals.

    Private Hot Tub  -  If you book a garden suite
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Relais & Chateaux, Michelin Travel
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  • Hare and Hounds Hotel 42 rooms from £125

    Tetbury, The Cotswolds

    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. The best in comfort with its own country pub.

    Local markets  -  The historic Cotswold market town of Tetbury is only two miles away.
    Private Hot Tub  -  Two suites feature private hot tubs
    Sights nearby  -  Highgrove House is just a mile away
    Hideaway  -  Tranquil and intimate.
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  • The Painswick 16 rooms from £149

    Painswick, Stroud, The Cotswolds

    Following a loving restoration, this 18th century abode has been catapulted into the 21st century. Sixteen lovely rooms with original features decorated in soft hues and country style. Rejuvenate in the Spa, relax by a roaring fire and feast in the excellent restaurant. A gorgeous relaxing getaway.

    Total relaxation  -  Uncommonly comfortable rooms, roll-top baths, squishy sofas, fantastic food and massages and facials to boot!
    Country Escape  -  Located in the quaint village of Painswick, with lovely walks and stunning views.
    Sights nearby  -  The ornate Painswick Rococo Gardens are within walking distance.
    Great walks  -  Across the village green to your new local: The Falcon Inn.
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith
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Written by Sarah Empson

posted Friday, 17th May 2019