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The Edward Hotel
Ranked #8 of 21 Hotels in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence
Ilkley
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103 reviews
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“It does what it says on the tin”
Reviewed 26 January 2014

The Edward Hotel is a friendly, family-run hotel in the middle of Gloucester. It has no pretensions, but is warm, has comfortable clean bedrooms with an excellent breakfast at modest cost. What more do you want?

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

Stayed two nights at the hotel on a weekend visit to Gloucester, principally to see Johnny Marr in concert.

The hotel is well located and a shortish walk from the city centre. Car parking to the rear of the hotel where the restaurant leads out into a pleasant garden/terrace area.

Good breakfast, friendly staff and an environment where pretty much every Ed, Eddie and Edward is framed and displayed on the wall of the hotel.

The room was pleasant, clean but on the small side, but I am sure there was much variety and as late bookers we were happy with what we had.

On the Sunday the hotel was very busy with Gloucester rugby fans.

A good stay, a return visit in the future is possible.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Nantwich,Cheshire
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Reviewed 17 January 2014

This is my first ever review. I generally take poor reviews with a pinch of salt , which is why I booked this hotel in the first place, but I now agree with much in the "poor "and "terrible " reviews regarding this hotel. Upon arrival, the restaurant was deserted and check in was more like being processed. The public areas are cheerily painted but everything is very old and the paint is very thick. Despite the new wallpaper and blinds, our room felt uncomfortable. Cleaning had obviously been done but the faded upholstery on the worn through chairs was very dusty and the furniture chipped.
As only one night and late for dinner, just carried on. Small shower room unheated. The small shower cubicle had an extra row of tiles stuck over the old ones at the bottom and the grout was no longer white. Looked under duvet cover and saw small stain, presumably on mattress cover, through the sheet.
Went out for dinner distracted by looking up other hotels and ultimately decided to drive 2 hours home at 9 30 pm in torrential rain. I last did that 30 years ago!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

We came here in November to visit Gloucestershire's Christmas markets and stayed for one night over the weekend which was good as some hotels don't offer a one night stay over weekends and at no extra charge for a Saturday night either! The hotel is located within walking distance of the tons centre so didn't need to drive or hire a taxi. they have lots of info in the reception and recommended an Indian restaurant to us that was really nice and at the end if the road near to the town it also has a couple of pubs close by but not rowdy or noises and did not disturb.
The breakfast was nice and catered for our vegetarian needs endless tea and coffee refills and didn't leave hungry! I really enjoyed my stay here and would 100% return :)

Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Boston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

Very comfortable and friendly hotel. The owner was very welcoming and recomended various places to eat and cafes. There was on site parking and it is only a few mins walk from the centre of gloucester. The room was clean comfortable and had a huge bed. Breakfast was great! We hope to return next year.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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gloucester
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Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

Nice place to stay,close to the town centre for a little walk. Only 2 minute walk from train station. owner and staffs are very polite and always ready to help. Rooms are very clean,tidy and specious. Good breakfast in the morning , definitely recommend to everyone.

  • Stayed November 2013
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London/Kent
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

Stayed here for a couple of nights - the only place I could find remotely near Cheltenham that wasn't fully booked due to the races. Price was much cheaper than many hotels in the vicinity. Decor is clean and tidy if a bit tired in places - not to my taste but that's not a criticism. Booked a single room which was clean, comfortable and had everything I needed - en suite, tea and coffee, hairdryer, tv and radio, etc. Room could have been brightened by a colourful throw, likewise bathroom with a cheerful blind, but price sufficiently low to overlook such small niceties. Bed was comfortable, hotel hardly noisy despite being full, and I had a good nights sleep both nights. Shower was hot and water pressure good, despite my room being at the top of the building. Breakfast was very good - choice of continental or full English - had the latter and it was very tasty and not greasy. Free parking - a definite bonus for the area. When I arrived back quite late and asked for a large glass of cold white wine the proprietor advised that unfortunately, the hotel having been full, the fridge had been emptied and the wine was not cold, He therefore put some ice in a glass and filled it with wine- and gave it to me for free! The hotel is not "trendy" and the building itself has stairs going up, down, corridors left and right and up and down again to get to the various rooms, but it's all quaintly sign posted and, despite having a dodgy knee at the time of my visit, I managed very well. For the price I paid I was very happy - I wouldn't choose this accommodation for a romantic weekend or special occasion, but as a base to visit friends in the area it served very well. Would I stay here again - yes. The owners and staff were pleasant and friendly throughout.

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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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Property: The Edward Hotel
Address: 88-92 London Road, Gloucester GL1 3PG, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Gloucester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Gloucester
#6 Family Hotel in Gloucester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — The Edward Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Edward Hotel is a just 10-minute walk from Gloucester Cathedral and Gloucester Train Station. Set in 3 historically listed town houses, it offers en suite rooms with free Wi-Fi, traditional breakfasts and free parking. Rooms at the Edward Hotel feature a flat-screen TV with FreeSat, a writing desk, and a hairdryer. Each also comes with tea and coffee making facilities. In reception guests can use the computer, which has Skype and a webcam, free of charge. The corridors are lined with photographs of Gloucester's historic buildings, and the friendly staff can arrange transport and sightseeing recommendations. Gloucester Rugby Club is less than one mile from the Edward. Gloucester city centre has a good range of shops, bars and restaurants and is a 10-minute walk away. The hotel has a self-serviced kitchenette free to all guests. The Edward Hotel has a safe lockup for cycles. Good off-road cycling and three golf clubs and are within a 5-mile radius of the hotel. Gloucester Airport and junctions 11 and 11a of the M5 motorway are within a 10-minute drive. ... more   less 
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