Recommended hotels in Bedford
Hotel addedFrom$127Per night
The Barns Hotel, Bedford, is situated in a beautiful riverside location, within three and a half acres of landscaped gardens, yet it is just 10 miles from the M1 and 8 miles from A1. The tranquil setting offers Bedford accommodation with views of the great River Ouse and the local country park and wonderful grounds in which to stroll and relax. For more strenuous activities, guests at The Barns Hotel, Bedford also have FREE access to The Oasis Beach Pool and Images @ Oasis fitness facility.See more
Hotel addedFrom$155Per night/5 Customer reviewsof 1 Opinions
This contemporary hotel is located 1 mile south of Bedford, just a short drive from the A1 and M1 motorways. This stylish hotel is ideally located for both business and leisure travellers and is within easy reach of a number of tourist attractions. Elstow Moot Hall, Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, The Bedford Museum, Woburn Abbey and Swiss Garden are all less than 15 minutes from the hotel. The hotel is about 120 km from Birmingham Airport.The city hotel's 80 comfortable guest bedrooms cater for all needs and requirements. Hotel facilities include a lobby, 24-hour reception and check-out, a hotel safe and currency exchange facilities. Additional amenities include a cloakroom, lift access, a bar and restaurant. WLAN Internet access and room service, as well as a laundry service, are also available. There are 2 purpose built meeting rooms located on the ground floor which can cater for up to 35 delegates each. Both meeting rooms feature air conditioning, natural daylight and blackout facilities.All bedrooms feature a double bed and are equipped with an en suite power shower and hairdryer as well as a TV with satellite and movie channels. Rooms also feature direct dial telephones with data port and Internet access, a work desk, lamp, radio and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests can choose from double, twin, family or disabled access rooms and both smoking and non-smoking rooms. Individually regulated air conditioning is a standard feature in all accommodation.The competitively priced room rates include the Express complimentary breakfast; a delicious continental-style buffet served in the Great Room. The Great Room also features a licensed bar serving soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits in a relaxed environment. Tasty, affordable evening meals (including the option of an à la carte dinner) are also available for the convenience of guests.See more
Information about Bedford
Bedford is the county town of Bedfordshire in England.
This historical town, which is set on the banks of the River Ouse, is located near London, Oxford and Cambridge.
There is much to see and do in Bedford including some interesting museums and art galleries. Perhaps the most important is the Bedford Museum, located in the former Higgins and Sons brewery; this museum is surrounded by the picturesque gardens of Bedford Castle.
Over the years, the town has been associated with many famous people. The writer and preacher John Bunyan, the Archbishop Trevor Huddleston and the comedian Ronnie Barker were born here, and residents have included Glenn Miller and his band, during the Second World War, and John Howard.
Pleasant parks and gardens give this town an attractive, natural feel and here you can wander among flowers, plants and lovely ancient buildings. However, the place has all the modern comforts too, with quality hotels, pubs and restaurants.