The Best Hotels with Hot Tubs in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire has some beautiful countryside, including some of the Cotswolds, the River Severn valley and the whole of the Forest of Dean. It also has Chipping Campden, Cheltenham and the quintessential Cotswolds villages of Lower Slaughter and Bourton-on-the-Water - which are also where you’ll find some of our recommendations for the best hotels with hot tubs in Gloucestershire. And there’s really nothing nicer or more relaxing than a hot tub with a beautiful rural view?

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This part of the world has some really beautiful country house hotels, and these are definitely some of the best hotels with hot tubs in Gloucestershire. But not exclusively! Our Gurus have several recommendations for hotels that have suites with their own private hot tubs, but they’ve also included some of the best spa hotels in Gloucestershire too - those hot tubs included in the spa experience.

Calcot Manor Hotel

The Best Hotels with Hot Tubs in Gloucestershire

The Best Hotels with Private Hot Tubs in Gloucestershire

If you’d like your own private hot tub book into a Garden Suite at Lower Slaughter Manor, a relaxed, unstuffy manor house with elegantly decorated rooms and public spaces. Each of the 19 rooms and suites has been individually decorated and there are lovely lawns, ripe for croquet and tennis, and a gourmet restaurant.

Lower Slaughter Manor
Tetbury’s Hare and Hounds Hotel also has two suites with their own private hot tubs. This traditional Cotswolds country house hotel has an air of elegance, a creative restaurant menu and its own popular country pub.

Hare and Hounds 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
If you’re looking for somewhere romantic try the Manor House Hotel in Moreton in Marsh in the Cotswolds; a picturesque, 16th century charmer, with four-poster beds and award-winning fine dining. If you want your own private hot tub book the Apple Cottage Suite, which also has its own private garden.

Manor House Hotel

The Best Country House Hotels with Hot Tubs in Gloucestershire

Ellenborough Park is a rambling 16th Century manor beautifully restored, and set on 90 acres of a picturesque, National Trust managed Cotswolds setting. There are 62 rooms and suites with opulent details like four-poster beds and quality antiques. There’s gourmet dining and and exotic spa and heated outdoor pool.

Ellenborough Park

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 Family Hotels with Hot Tubs in Gloucestershire

For those traveling with kinder in tow, Calcot Manor Hotel might be the ideal offering - it’s one of the best examples in the country of a genuinely family friendly hotel which also works for couples. Set on its own estate, this converted farmhouse has a beautiful courtyard and old barns all now used for activities, and the spa and indoor pool. The hot tub is outside, next to a roaring fire.

Calcot Manor Hotel

If you haven’t found your idea of the best hotel with a hot tub in Gloucestershire on our Guru’s list you could:

The Best Hotels with Hot Tubs in Gloucestershire

  • Lower Slaughter Manor Lower Slaughter, The Cotswolds 19 rooms from £195

    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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  • Foxhill Manor Broadway (The Cotswolds) 5 rooms from £295

    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.
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the chocolate box villages and pretty historic towns of the Cotswolds
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • Hare and Hounds Hotel Tetbury, The Cotswolds 42 rooms from £125

    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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  • Calcot Manor Hotel Tetbury, The Cotswolds 35 rooms from £199

    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 Moreton in Marsh, The Cotswolds 35 rooms from £159

    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
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  • Ellenborough Park Cheltenham (Southam) 62 rooms from £177

    16th century rambling manor restored to its former glory in a beautiful Costwolds setting. Opulent luxury suites boast antiques, four posters and Nina Campbell interiors. A serious country house hotel, with spa, pool and gourmet dining for the ultimate indulgent getaway.

    Country Escape  -  Set in 90 acres of stunning National Trust land, with flower filled gardens and a lovely heated pool, just outside Cheltenham.
    Spa breaks  -  A well equipped spa with a juice bar, mood showers and an extensive treatment list using therapies from the East and West.
    Great walks  -  Borrow hunter wellies and brollies for a stroll in the Cotswolds.
    Traditional  -  Traditional country house style with Nina Campbell interiors.
    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection, Mr & Mrs Smith
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  • The Swan Hotel Bibury, The Cotswolds 22 rooms from £160

    With views over the River Coln this 17th century coaching inn is a welcoming Cotswolds abode. Crackling fires in the winter and viridescent gardens in the summer: the menu is similarly seasonal (and locally sourced). Rooms have an instantly cosy feel with fourposters, gingham and floral upholstery.

    Sights nearby  -  The famous Blenheim Palace, birth place of Winston Churchill, is arguably the country's best stately home.
    Private Hot Tub  -  Whooper Garden Cottage Suite has its own private garden with hot tub.
    Great walks  -  Walk through the village to the postcard worthy Church of St. Mary.
    Fishing  -  Catch some trout in the River Coln, just opposite the hotel.
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide
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Written by Kat Parr Mackintosh

posted Saturday, 26th January 2019