This air-conditioned hotel offers a total of 125 rooms and facilities including a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, restaurant, Internet access, room service, a laundry service and a car park. The Academy state-of-the-art conference and training suites are perfectly suited to business needs. The hotel offers a self-contained, purpose-built environment with a separate reception area. It has full business support, air conditioning and adjustable lighting, high-tech facilities, including PA systems, and multi-computer connections and ISDN lines available. The hotel offers a total of 8 meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 120 persons seated theatre style.
This family-friendly business hotel is conveniently situated 3 km from Gloucester city centre and 11 km from Cheltenham. It is an ideal location for family outings to the revitalised dock area with its many shops, restaurants and entertainment options and the National Waterways Museum. Guests can visit the cloisters of Gloucester Cathedral, a location famous for featuring in the Harry Potter films. Alternatively, guests may use the hotel as the base to tour the beautiful Cotswolds and surrounding areas. Gloucester train station is around 3.1 km away. Bristol Airport is some 80 km away, Birmingham International Airport is some 95 km away, Coventry Airport roughly 118 km away, Cardiff Airport around 125 km and East Midlands Airport some 151 km away.
All of the guest rooms have tea and coffee making facilities, a direct dial telephone with modem point providing Internet access, interactive TV and pay movies, a trouser press and hairdryer. The en suite bathrooms have a shower and bath. A radio, ironing set and individually regulated air conditioning also feature as standard. There are also a number of executive rooms and family rooms available.
Guests may take full advantage of their relaxing break away by using the excellent facilities of the hotel's Spirit health club. There is an indoor swimming pool, gym, hot tub, sauna and steam room. Massage and spa treatments are also available.
Breakfast is served daily, and lunch and dinner are offered as set menus.
MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
By car: exit the M5 at junction 11 and take the A40 towards Gloucester. At Elmbridge Court roundabout take the A417 towards Cirencester. At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit, and then take the first left into the hotel car park.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board