Your Stay During The Festival


When it comes to luxury hotels near Cheltenham racecourse, you will be hard-pushed to find more decadent or convenient accommodation than Ellenborough Park. We’re delighted to share that from the 12th to the 15th March, The Festival™ returns to the world-famous racecourse, offering fans the chance to celebrate the very best of jump racing.


The anticipation will be building when you arrive in Cheltenham for The Festival. Whether you have attended before or are new to the event, the atmosphere both in the Regency town and your accommodation is set to be electric. Will you be joining us for Champion Day, Ladies Day, St Patrick’s Thursday or the Gold Cup Day? Perhaps all four, but whatever your choice you can be sure that everyone will be wishing you luck. Allow us to host you at Ellenborough Park and we can take care of your accommodation, transfers and dining.


Arrive Early

Stay the night before and you can take time out before all the fun. You will be greeted the day of your chosen race with a full English breakfast – that can be taken in your room or our restaurant. Not only will this fine meal set you up for the day, it will also showcase the best of local produce and producers.

After breakfast, our partners at HR Owen Specialist Cars will be available to transfer you to and from the Racecourse in one of their luxurious 4x4s. You’ll drive through the helicopter landing site right into the grandstand.


During the Race

During the race of your choice, you can look forward to some fantastic experiences courtesy of Cheltenham Racecourse. This includes world-class hospitality and Michelin star chefs, as well as live music and boutique shopping. Don’t forget to have a flutter if you so desire as you never know when you might have Lady Luck on your side!



After a day spent either celebrating or commiserating, we’re confident you will have worked up an appetite, and what better way is there to satisfy your cravings than by joining us in The Restaurant? Your reservation will allow you to experience exceptional modern British cuisine. If you want to extend your stay post-festival, then click here to see some of our ideas on how to enjoy Cheltenham in 24 hours. You can also enjoy one of the many bars and clubs in Cheltenham town centre – find out more here. This way, the celebrations don’t have to end when the resident’s bar closes!

Should you want to enjoy a more informal atmosphere, The Horsebox is Ellenborough’s very own equestrian themed pub. Thanks to a luxurious offering and our affinity for the sport, our Cheltenham hotel is the only choice when it comes to visiting for The Festival.


If you have been searching for luxury hotels near Cheltenham Racecourse, look no further. To find out more about staying at Ellenborough Park during the Festival, contact us today.

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