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Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel

AA rating

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 73%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 8 / 10
Based on 365 reviews

Relaxed service with a polite and helpful approach

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome
Civil weddings
Outdoor parking

Conveniently located a short distance from the M5, the hotel is set in delightful grounds and is an ideal venue for weddings, banquets and meetings, or for a quiet break. Bedrooms are spacious and nicely appointed and many have lovely views of the grounds. Guests can choose to dine in the restaurant or bar.


  • En-suite rooms: 72
  • Family rooms: 15
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Outdoor parking spaces: 180


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome


  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 180
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 70
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 35


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 200

Getting here

A417/A38/Gloucester. At rdbt take 2nd exit. At 2nd lights left onto Abbeymead Ave/Metz Way. 1.5m, 3rd left onto Upton Lane, left into Bondend Rd, then left into Bondend Lane. Hotel at end

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Nearest motorway junction

M5 junct 11a
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