Hostel in Cheltenham, England

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Get to know Cheltenham (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Cheltenham. To help you make friends with Cheltenham before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Cheltenham is a historic town located in the South West of England, United Kingdom. Cheltenham has many old historic buildings, traditional British pubs, galleries, and museums. Cheltenham is historical known for its baths and spas, which are said to have healing properties. The old pump room is a popular tourist attraction, which provides information about the traditional baths and spas.

There are only a few hostels in Cheltenham; there are also a number of bed and breakfasts (or guesthouses) and hotels, available at a slightly more expensive rate. Cheltenham hostels tend to be located in or within walking distance to the town center. Hostels in Cheltenham are usually located in historic buildings, some dating back to late eighteenth century. Cheltenham hostels are usually of a high standard and can be quite expensive in comparison to other European towns and cities. Hostels in Cheltenham generally include free Wi-Fi or computer internet access, complimentary breakfast or access to a fully equipped communal kitchen, book exchange, free town maps, and local information. Cheltenham hostels usually offer dorm or private room, with the option of either shared or private bathrooms. Some hostels also offer all-female dorms.

The Gold Cup horse race takes place every year in mid-March; if you plan to travel to Cheltenham during this time, book your accommodation at least a few months in advance. Cheltenham is an ideal place to escape from the "big smoke" of the bigger English cities and towns. You'll find cobbled roads, historic buildings, a relaxing atmosphere, and plenty to see and do.

Written by local enthusiast for Cheltenham hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Cheltenham hostels Kelly Sheldrick

FAQ about Cheltenham Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Cheltenham. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Cheltenham. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Cheltenham, England. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
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Your Packing List for Cheltenham

Your Packing List for Cheltenham

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Cheltenham and England.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Cheltenham Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Cheltenham, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels

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