Located close to the centre of Gloucester, this beautiful 4 star Hot Rate Hotel provides guests with fantastic facilities to make your stay as comfortable as possible. This 4 star hotel could be from famous names including Hilton, Omni or Intercontinental Hotels. Guests who have previously booked a 4 star hotel in the area have stayed in the Mercure Gloucester Bowden for an amazing discounted rate, and this hotel could be your secret hotel too! Situated in the Gloucester area, this Hot Rate Hotel is close to attractions and landmarks including Gloucester Cathedral, the fascinating Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, and Gloucester railway station.
Guests who are arriving by car are welcome to park at the property for the duration of their stay free of charge, and pets are also welcome. There are a range of magnificent leisure facilities available for guests to enjoy, including a spacious indoor swimming pool, a Fitness Centre with a range of modern equipment, and a fantastic restaurant serving a range of culinary delights. If you are visiting for business purposes there is an excellent Business Centre on site, and high speed Internet access is available throughout the property free of charge for your convenience.
Just a short walk from your secret Hot Rate Hotel is the stunning Gloucester Cathedral. With a fascinating history and beautiful Romanesque and Gothic architecture, the Cathedral contains various features from over past centuries, providing visitors with plenty to see. Some of the more notable features are the stunning stained glass windows, which include Medieval, Heraldic and Victorian designs, and the intricate sculptures inside the building as well. The Cathedral is also noted for being the burial place of King Edward II and Robert Curthrose, the eldest son of William the Conqueror. Fans of the Harry Potter films may recognise the building in the first, second and sixth films, and the venue was also used as part of the 2008 Doctor Who Christmas Special. Being situated in the town centre and with a wealth of history behind it, Gloucester Cathedral is well worth a visit during your stay in this charming town.
The Soldiers of Gloucester Museum provides a fascinating insight into the lives of soldiers and their families from the local area over the past 300 years. With a range of colourful exhibitions and displays that are suitable for all ages and include films, medal collections, weapons and uniforms, fans of history and military events will be amazed at the vast collection that is stored here.
Enjoy your stay in Gloucester!