The SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards (SGGLA) have announced this year's finalists for the Hotel of the Year award featuring some of Cheltenham's most exceptional hotels and events venues. 

SGGLA are marking their sixth year of the awards in 2023 and will be announcing the winners on 29th June at Dunkertons Organic Cider. 
The finalists presented are; Ellenborough Park Hotel and Spa, The Greenway Hotel and Spa, Queens Hotel Cheltenham, De Vere Cotswold Water Park, Wild Thyme & Honey and The Speech House Hotel.

Ellenborough Park Hotel and Spa

Ellenborough Park 5* Country House Hotel and Spa, located high in the Cotswolds with stunning scenic views across their 90 acres of glorious grounds. Awarded the SGGLA Hotel of the Year in 2022 and received 5 bubbles from the Good Spa Guide. Showcasing over 60 elegantly designed bedrooms and their timeless restaurant filled with 15th century charm. Their splendid spa features a heated outdoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and a steam room not to be missed.

Ellenborough Park Hotel and SpaImage of Ellenborough Park Hotel and Spa

The Greenway Hotel and Spa

The 16th century manor house hotel has unveiled their £1.2 million refurbishment including their new and exclusive courtyard which includes a hot tub. The Greenway Hotel and Spa holds a 4 AA Red Star rating for their high levels of comfort, service and hospitality and their garden restaurant has been awarded 3 AA Rosettes for its cuisine. They have 21 beautifully designed bedrooms to choose from and they have a luxurious Elan Spa which was awarded 5 bubbles from the Good Spa Guide.

The Greenway Hotel and SpaImage of Greenway Hotel and Spa

Queens Hotel Cheltenham

Queens Hotel located in the heart of Cheltenham overlooks the gorgeous Imperial Gardens next to the famous Promenade. Presenting 84 impeccably designed rooms inside their elegant Grade II listed building and previously awarded TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award in 2020. Their restaurant 'Victoria’s' uses quality ingredients produced by suppliers based locally to Cheltenham and the Cotswolds and has opened their Summer Garden, perfect for a corporate summer party.

Queens Hotel CheltenhamImage of Queens Hotel Cheltenham

De Vere Cotswold Water Park

The De Vere Cotswold Water Park is a contemporary luxury Cotswolds hotel set in a wonderland area of over 150 lakes, rivers and acres of open countryside. They have lakeside spaces available for events such as weddings and conferences as well as both a spa and gym to enjoy. They have a variety of dining options across their lakeside locations including The Old Boathouse Restaurant & Bar, Brasserie Restaurant and The Lounge. 
De Vere Cotswold Water Park

Joining the line up with these fantastic finalists includes both The Speech House Hotel located in Coleford and Wild Thyme & Honey based in Cirencester.

The Speech House Hotel is a historic country hotel settled in the Royal Forest of Dean surrounded by forest environment and wilderness. They have 35 comfortable bedrooms and offer fine dining in their Verderers’ restaurant.

Wild Thyme & Honey in Cirencester is a beautiful boutique country inn set in the heart of the Cotswolds, with 24 cosy bedrooms to accommodate. Alongside Wild Thyme & Honey you will find The Crown at Ampney Brook restaurant for dining.

The team at Meet in Cheltenham wish all the finalists for Hotel of the Year 2023 the best of luck and look forward to finding out the winner at the awards evening at Dunkertons Cider on Thursday 29 June 2023.


Ellenborough Park - Conferences and Events
Country House
Ellenborough Park - Conferences and Events

Steeped in history and boasting 5 stars with a 90-acre estate, Ellenborough Park is nestled between the Cotswolds’ highest point and the gallops of Cheltenham Racecourse.

The Greenway Hotel and Spa - Conferences and Events
Conferences & Weddings
Exterior of Greenway Hotel

If you’re looking for function rooms in Cheltenham for business or private dining, The Greenway Hotel is a beautiful 16th Century Elizabethan manor house hotel and tranquil surroundings are the perfect choice. Set in eight acres of grounds, yet just 10 minutes from Cheltenham and 3 minutes from the M5, The Greenway is an ideal venue for all your business needs.

Queens Hotel Cheltenham - Conferences and Events
Exterior of Queens Hotel, Cheltenham

Boost morale at your next board meeting with the help of our majestic Regency Suite. The grand surroundings of this sophisticated space can be adapted to accommodate up to 100 guests and suit either a multi-day conference, training day, company workshop, or a discreet staff meeting.  Flexible and fully equipped, the Regency Suite offers high-tech facilities, flipcharts and essential stationery to power your team to reach your goals. As these events require a professional touch, our dedicated business team is available to assist for the duration of your booking.

De Vere Cotswold Water Park - Conferences and Events
Conference Facility
De Vere Cotswold Water Park

De Vere Cotswold Water Park is a contemporary luxury Cotswolds hotel set in a wonderland of over 100 lakes, rivers, and acres of open countryside.

Dunkertons - Team building events
Team Building
Dunkertons - Team building events

Gloucestershire’s largest cidery and bespoke shop is now open for tastings and tours...



Nobody has commented on this post yet, why not send us your thoughts and be the first?

Leave a Reply