Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel 4 stars

Customer review rating (ALL Rating) 4.3/5 1,573 reviews

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Hotel extras

  • An ALLSAFE Clifton Environmental certified hotel

  • Grade II listed building with original features

  • 12 acres of parkland and lakes filled with local wildlife

  • Within three miles of Gloucester railway station

  • Wedding facilities which can accommodate 200 guests

ALLSAFE approved hotel

Hotel location

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

Bondend Lane, Upton St Leonards
GL4 8ED GLOUCESTER
United Kingdom

  • By plane

    BRISTOL AIRPORT At 80.62km / 50.1 miles

  • By train

    GLOUCESTER STATION At 6.11km / 3.8 miles

GPS:51.834147, -2.188742

Hotel services

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In summary
On site
  • Car park
  • Restaurant
  • Well-being
  • Wi-Fi
  • Breakfast
  • Bar
  • Meeting rooms

Brasserie at Bowden

The hotel's friendly, professional team make sure dishes from the Brasserie Menu are served just the way you like. Order afternoon tea with scones and tempting snacks from the lounge menu, or take advantage of room service 24 hours a day.

Our accommodation(s)

All bedrooms feature a flat-screen TV and complimentary high speed WiFi. In privilege and superior rooms you'll enjoy a Nespresso coffee machine, newspaper, robe and slippers. Upgrade to our superior room with lake view, and lounge around whilst brow sing the morning papers or flicking through complimentary magazines. Please be aware that rooms are only accessible using stairs.

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ALL Rating  4.3/5  1,573 reviews

TripAdvisor Rating  4.0/5  1,422 reviews

Certificate of excellence 2022

High Hopes, Huge let down.

TripAdvisor rating 2.0/5

Private911 Couples - TripAdvisor review

My husband and I stayed at the hotel for a Murder Mystery night which was fantastic! However the rest of the visit was disappointing and frustrating. This hotel is in a lovely setting and the building is beautiful. The room which was on the fourth floor was dated but very clean. Unfortunately the room was unbelievably hot and stuffy with one pathetic fan supplied that we couldn’t get anywhere near the bed due to lack of plug sockets. There was a tower fan in wardrobe but that was broken. We endured a very uncomfortable night with lack of sleep. We needed to leave the hotel early the next morning so decided to have breakfast in room. I booked 8 to 8.15 delivery slot but at 8.25 still no sign. After phoning reception that had no computer system and used walkie-talkie’s the breakfast arrived 10 minutes later! Great! but cutlery is always useful with Full English breakfast! We were forced to eat with teaspoons as we were already running late. There was also one member of the bar staff that was very rude and sexist. We witnessed him insulting more than one of the other guests. This hotel has the potential to be fantastic but is let down by lack of facilities in rooms and some staff that need to go on a course regarding customer service.

Beautiful country hotel

TripAdvisor rating 4.0/5

martine_floridahome Couples - TripAdvisor review

This was our second stay at this hotel. This time for just 2 nights for our 15th wedding anniversary. We are Platinum Accor and we had the same suite room as we had on our previous stay. Last June. (On the top floor -44 steps) Last time we met the lovely Solveiga (Sol), we thought she was amazing then, she’s absolutely outstanding now!! What a superb member of the team. Unbelievable check in, welcome and we even had a bottle of fizz in our room. Grounds are gorgeous with a river trickling through. I lay on the grass and it was so peaceful . More chairs / benches would be nice. My only gripe is that it would be nice if the spotlights that make the building look beautiful on a nighttime could be turned off before 6am as they shine straight in the bedroom window - it might also reduce the electricity bill. Just a reminder and it clearly mentions this on the website - there are no lifts and no air conditioning. (So if your are like my husband and like to pack loads of stuff be prepared to haul it up the stairs ! : in all fairness we were asked if we needed assistance) The small village is pretty with a small shop and about a 1.5 mile walk to a pub. The sunsets from the patio are absolutely stunning. Very nice walks close by.

Good stay

Customer review rating 4.5/5

Kelly P. Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

Was there for a wedding and the room was ideal was a lovely location and easy to find

Dear Kelly p., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, chelsea

Enjoyable Stay

Customer review rating 5.0/5

Anonymous Couples - Confirmed reviews ALL

Lovely Hotel , staff, food, location were all superb. Will definitely recommend the Hotel

Dear Claire C., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel. I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay here with us. I will pass on all of your comments on to the staff. we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Sincerely, Chelsea Pearce

Good Stay

Customer review rating 4.0/5

Marsha R. Friends - Confirmed reviews ALL

Very comfortable. Lovely restaurant.

Dear Marsha H., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us and that you were comfortable and enjoyed your meal here with us to. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. kind regards Chelsea

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  • 604 reviews 5.4/10 Amenities
  • 421 reviews 7.2/10 Breakfast
  • 389 reviews 6.5/10 Cleanliness
  • 10 reviews 1.5/10 Wellness Area

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