Welcome to Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel
Please note: there is an ongoing refurbishment programme throughout the hotel to update our bedrooms and corridors. Work will be taking place between 9am and 6pm with the aim to cause as little disruption as possbile. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel is a beautiful Georgian country house hotel set in 12 acres of sweeping parkland. When looking for hotels in the Cotswolds, this nearby, recently refurbished property boasts a breathtaking blend of traditional and contemporary design through locally-inspired artwork, bespoke crystal chandeliers, and pretty pastel shades that create a relaxed ambience throughout all public areas.
Soak up the atmosphere with Sunday lunch or a delicious evening meal in the newly refurbished, elegantly-styled Dearman’s restaurant, or sit back and relax in the recently renovated hotel lounge that boasts gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the front lawn; the perfect place to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea or cocktails with friends and family.
In defiance of its traditional exterior, each of the bedrooms at this four star country house hotel features an HD LED TV and complimentary high speed WiFi. In Privilege and Superior rooms you can enjoy a delicious coffee from the in-room Nespresso machine, relax with a newspaper, and get comfortable in the provided robe and slippers.
Explore local attractions such as Gloucester Docks where you can relax and unwind with a stroll around the historic docks that date back to Victorian times. Here you will spot a variety of canal boats, yachts, and tall ships, as well as a Waterways museum. Shop till you drop in vibrant and modern surroundings with plenty of shops, restaurants, and a cinema to discover and enjoy.
The hotel is perfectly located to act as a base for exploring the nearby Cotswolds, one of Britain’s prettiest and unspoilt areas of natural beauty with honey-coloured stone cottages positioned in quaint towns and villages with beautiful walks, picturesque pubs, and impressive scenery.
While staying with us, be sure to visit the Forest of Dean, a haven for a wide variety of wildlife and a wonderful place to explore. With the River Wye running through, it’s the perfect area for walking, picnics, and canoeing, you can also relax and unwind in one of the many riverside pubs.