Gloucester Party Venue

The city of Gloucester attracts thousands upon thousands of visitors every year, and for good reason. Gloucester has both a fascinating and tumultuous history attached to it that goes back as far as the Iron Age and Roman Periods.

Aside from being home to several of England's most celebrated and intriguing historical landmarks, this centuries-old community holds an impressive selection of cultural activities, elite and exclusive shopping experiences, dozens of classic and modern themed cafes, bars, and whether you’re looking for restaurants in Gloucester to tempt your palate, or cultural experience to delight your inner historian, this enchanting community is the ideal place to host everything from a city break away to a dream wedding or important business meeting.


In order to really get the most of what Gloucester has to offer, you will want to find the best accommodation, and of course, the best venue to hold whatever event you may be planning to host. There are many reasons why people choose to use the Holiday Inn Gloucester as both a place to stay and a venue for important events. Here are just some of the great benefits for booking the Holiday inn for your party venue in Gloucester.

You deserve the best!

There is certainly no shortage of hotels in Gloucesterto choose from, but not all of them can provide the type of relaxed ambiance, business friendly amenities, and venue options needed to ensure that you're getting the absolute most out of all that Gloucester has to offer, and none of them can provide the same level of customer service and accommodation options that Holiday Inn Gloucester can.


Our modern and well maintained guest rooms and suites, function rooms, and numerous onsite facilities, offer a unique and memorable place to stay whilst on holiday, on business, or when hosting any type of meeting, conference, or event.

What’s on whilst you’re here

Gloucester boasts numerous historically themed attractions, most notably the Soldiers of Gloucester museum, where visitors can take an exciting step back in time, allowing you to explore and learn about the trials and tribulations that the brave and courageous soldiers of Gloucester experienced - guiding you through an educational and emotional journey that spans over a 300 year timeline.


The Soldiers of Gloucester museum also allows you to view, and even try on several styles of army uniforms, learn about the numerous medals that would be awarded and the soldiers who won them through a stimulating array of interactive displays, as well as a look into a 1st world war trench.


There is also the Gloucester Ghost Walks, Gloucester Guildhall (an exciting entertainment venue), and the Cheltenham Racecourse, to name a few. Whether you are a history enthusiast who is interested in learning about and experiencing all that this timeless city has to offer, or just someone looking for a lively and intriguing location to visit or hold an important event, Gloucester should be at the top of your must go places to visit list.

Something for everyone

You don't need to be a history lover to have a great time in Gloucester, however, as there is literally something for everyone here. The Gloucester docks for example, allow you to take a leisurely stroll through the Victorian port area where you are able to enjoy the various chapels, museums, restaurants, and breweries that occupy this lovely area. There is also the option to embark on a guided tour, or enjoy the area from the surrounding waters on a luxurious cruise. All of which are within a short driving distance from the hotel.


If you are fan of the arts then it is imperative that you visit the recently refurbished Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham, which is only a short 15-minute drive from the hotel. This exquisitely designed theatre shows first-rate entertainment that includes; choral performances, and pantomimes, that are able to entertain audiences of any taste or background.

These fun and engaging performances change often, offering a new and fresh experience with every visit. The theatre also houses a modern bar, as well as a charming cafe that offers simple and delicious meals that can be enjoyed in an elegant and unique atmosphere.


No trip to Gloucester would be complete without visiting the quaint villages and enchanting rolling hills of the Cotswolds, which span across numerous counties. And of course there is the well-known Sudeley Castle & Gardens where visitors are able to enjoy dazzling gardens and intriguing folklore. It is even rumoured to be haunted by the ghost of Henry VIII’s last wife Katherine Parr.


Our hotel's exceptional location allows our guests to effortlessly split their time between Gloucester and Cheltenham. This makes it easy for you to enjoy both the historical offerings of Gloucester, and the exciting outdoor activities and cultural events of Cheltenham.                                                                                                           

Searching for the perfect wedding venue?

Your wedding day will undoubtedly be the most memorable and significant day of your life. That is why it is so important to choose both the perfect location, and the perfect venue, to have this special day on. Wedding planning, although exciting, can also be a very daunting and stressful experience. You want to choose a venue provider who can handle as much of the planning and organisation involved as possible, leaving you free to enjoy the experience fully. Not only will our dedicated staff help you to plan the perfect wedding reception - our on site concierge has the experience and local knowledge needed to assist you in any unexpected circumstance or change that may arise. Weddings in Gloucester are becoming an increasingly popular choice amongst the newly engaged due to its unique historical architecture and scenic beauty.


At the Holiday Inn Gloucester, we offer 8 exquisite and spacious rooms that can hold up to 90 guests banquet-style and up to 140 guests theatre-style. Our modern and fully equipped rooms are able to provide you with virtually all of your wedding essentials such as microphones (and other AV equipment), place cards, decorations, dishes, and much more. In addition to that, our skilled on site chef and kitchen staff are able to handle any catering needs, ranging from lunch buffets to full banquet dinners. Our dedicated staff are always ready and willing to help you in any way they can, to ensure that your wedding day is everything you've hoped for.


We also have 125 modern and tastefully decorated guest rooms that provide a comfortable and convenient onsite lodging for you and your guests to dress, and prepare, for your special day. Be sure to contact one of our helpful staff members to inquire about our several comprehensive, convenient, and cost effective wedding packages that we have on offer.

Meeting spaces with added extras

At the Holiday Inn Gloucester we have hosted countless company functions ranging from employee workshops, company wide meetings, corporate exhibitions, and everything in between. With 8 multi-use meeting rooms that can be effortlessly tailored to meet even the most unique requirements, you can rest easy knowing that you will be hosting an outstanding event that will prove to be the envy of your competitors.


We understand how important it is for companies to be able to carry out their day-to-day business easily and efficiently both in and out of the office. This is why we offer such business-specific amenities as free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour fully staffed on site business centre that comes complete with copying and scanner services, as well as most of your office supply needs - allowing you and your employees to carry your business from the comfort of the hotel.

Our dedicated and experienced staff can assist you in virtually every aspect of your business event planning, this includes but is not limited to; name cards, notebooks and pens, catering services (which can be a buffet lunch or full banquet dinner prepared on site by one of our talented chefs), equipment use (including digital and overhead projectors, bulletin boards, and much more), on site guest lodging, and full service concierge, to ensure that your event is the rewarding and entertaining experience that you are striving to deliver.


Your guests can also enjoy a mouth-watering steak at our on site Trader’s restaurant, relax and unwind with a glass of fine wine or a cocktail at our modern bar and lounge, or relax in our on site health club and spa during their downtimes.

Host the ultimate party!

At the Holiday Inn Gloucester we love a good party just as much as you do. That is why we are committed to providing packages for our guests that will design for you a fabulous evening (or weekend) of fun and excitement, at a price that can suit both large and smaller sized budgets. We pride ourselves on being able to give you the tools and assistance needed to ensure that your party goes off without a hitch.


Our 8 gorgeous and flexibility-inspired banquet and meeting rooms offer ample space and plenty of natural light to give your party the pleasant and inviting atmosphere that every great party needs.


Our wide range of packages include everything from entertainment and decorations (our staff are more than happy to help with any decorating needs), and of course there is our on site chef and kitchen staff who are able to design for you a menu and bar selection that is specific to your unique tastes.


Whether you are planning a birthday party, bar mitzvah, anniversary, graduation party, family reunion, or any other celebration you can come up with, we will make the entire process as simple and stress free as possible - allowing you to focus on what really matters - having a great time with your friends and loved ones!

Bring the kids! They're free!

We love kids at Holiday Inn Gloucester, and just like all Holiday Inn locations, kids stay and eat free throughout the duration of your stay - making it the perfect lodging for families. Our spacious and well-designed family rooms comfortably sleep up to four people. We also offer connecting suites to accommodate large or multi-family holidays. Each of our rooms have satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, and convenient in-room amenities to allow you to get the rest and relaxation that you and the kids will need after an exciting day or evening out on the town.

Looking to tire out the kids? Our large heated swimming pool provides limitless fun and enjoyment for both children and adults alike.


You can also enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack, at our very own Traders Restaurant, where you will find several delicious menu dishes, as well as a full kid friendly menu that your children are sure to love.

Maintain your health and wellness on your stay

Revive and rejuvenate your mind and body at our on site spa, where our caring and dedicated staff will provide you with pampering services fit for a royal. Indulge in our spa’s full range of beauty treatments that include; manicure/pedicure, paraffin hand treatment, body scrubs, and more. Our spa also has a sauna, steam bath, and on site masseuse to provide you with a relaxing and exhilarating massage.


If it's an excellent workout you need, our Spirit Health Club will more than satisfy with its fully equipped and air-conditioned gymnasium, heated swimming pool, steam room, on site fitness trainer, and on site aerobics instructor.

World Class service at a price you will love.

Our team is made up of a group of enthusiastic and devoted professionals who have dedicated themselves to providing world-class accommodation and customer service to each and every guest that walks through our doors. Our multilingual staff includes men and women who are fluent in English, Czech, Italian, Punjabi, and Hungarian, allowing us to easily assist and communicate with several nationalities.


The Holiday Inn as a brand alone has always earned a high level of praise and notoriety for offering guests a modern, clean, and comfortable place to stay, paired with tasteful and intimate venue options that come with a reasonable cost able to accommodate virtually any budget. The Holiday Inn Gloucester is no exception to this well-earned and well-deserved reputation.

We would love to tell you more about how we provide everything you need for an unforgettable Gloucester stay. If you wish to plan a stay with us, or inquire into the various event and venue packages we can offer, simply call us directly at 0871 942 9034 for further information. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Holiday Inn Gloucester - Cheltenham, Crest Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, GL4 3RX, United Kingdom
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