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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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The Knife and Cleaver
The Knife and Cleaver
8.0 Excellent
The Grove, Bedford, United Kingdom
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5.1 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 405 reviews
8.0

Located within the scenic parkland of Houghton Conquest, The Knife & Cleaver offers award-winning accommodation and a wide range of facilities, including a kids club, a ticket service and meeting rooms. It also provides a 24-hour reception and a tour desk.

Cranfield Management Development Centre
Cranfield Management Development Centre
8.5 Excellent
Wharley End, Bedford, United Kingdom
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7.8 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 636 reviews
8.5

Located in Cranfield, the hotel is a short walk from Cranfield University and provides an indoor pool and a sauna. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, laundry facilities and a beauty centre.

The Embankment
The Embankment
8.8 Excellent
6 The Embankment, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 722 reviews
8.8

Situated less than a 10-minute stroll from Bedford Bus Station, Embankment Hotel offers guests a convenient base while in Bedford. It is set in the area's vibrant nightlife district, which is only a few minutes walk from Bedford Castle.

Twinwoods Guestrooms
Twinwoods Guestrooms
7.3 Good
Twinwoods Business Park, Thurleigh Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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4.3 mi from city centre, Bedford 
GoodBased on 163 reviews
7.3

Situated in Milton Ernest, Twinwoods Guestrooms is a short drive from Clapham and offers free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool and a sauna. It also provides massage services, room service and a terrace.

Flitwick Manor Hotel, Bw Premier Collection
Flitwick Manor Hotel, Bw Premier Collection
8.5 Excellent
Church Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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9.7 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 299 reviews
8.5

Flitwick Manor BW Premier Collection provides award-winning 4-star accommodation in Flitwick. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, 24-hour room service and outdoor tennis courts.

The Willows Training Centre
The Willows Training Centre
8.2 Excellent
Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedford, United Kingdom
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8.6 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 534 reviews
8.2

The Willows Training Centre is ideally positioned in peaceful surrounds in Wyboston, a short drive from Bedford and Stevenage. It offers a swimming pool, a sauna and complimentary Wi-Fi access.

Metro House
Metro House
7.9 Good
1 Trevor Street, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.5 mi from city centre, Bedford 
GoodBased on 182 reviews
7.9

Metro Guest House Bedford is situated in Bedford and offers free Wi-Fi. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is within walking distance from Bedford Railway Station.

Millhouse Hotel And Riverside Restaurant
Millhouse Hotel And Riverside Restaurant
7.6 Good
Mill Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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6.4 mi from city centre, Bedford 
GoodBased on 345 reviews
7.6

Set within the scenic parkland of Sharnbrook, Millhouse Hotel And Riverside Restaurant provides comfortable accommodation and a full range of facilities, including a concierge, a 24-hour reception and room service. It also offers a designated smoking area, wireless internet and a laundry service.

Bedford Swan Hotel
Bedford Swan Hotel
8.4 Excellent
The Embankment, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.0 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 1,354 reviews
8.4

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Bedford Bus Station, the hotel offers guests an ideal base when in Bedford. It has a spa and wellness centre, as well as a Jacuzzi, an indoor pool and a rooftop terrace.

Pilgrims Progress by Wetherspoon
Pilgrims Progress by Wetherspoon
8.8 Excellent
42 Midland Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 1,660 reviews
8.8

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Bedford Railway Station, Pilgrims Progress Wetherspoon offers guests a convenient base while visiting Bedford. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, just a short walk from the Bedford Civic Theatre.

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Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Bedford:£63/night
Absolute cheapest price found:£26/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
£33 - £101
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£63 - £82
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Travelodge Bedford Marston Moretaine
Travelodge Bedford Marston Moretaine
8.2 Excellent
A421 Beancroft Road Jct Marston Moretaine, Bedford, United Kingdom
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6.1 mi from city centre,  

Travelodge Bedford Marston Moretaine offers a comfortable setting when in Marston Moretaine. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

£31
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Holiday Inn Express Bedford
Holiday Inn Express Bedford
8.5 Excellent
Elstow Interchange A6/a421, Bedford, United Kingdom
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2.0 mi from city centre,  

Holiday Inn Express Bedford is a good-value hotel situated a short drive from Bedford. It also provides an express check-in and check-out feature, a 24-hour reception and meeting rooms.

£33
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Millhouse Hotel And Riverside Restaurant
Millhouse Hotel And Riverside Restaurant
7.6 Good
Mill Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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6.4 mi from city centre,  

Set within the scenic parkland of Sharnbrook, Millhouse Hotel And Riverside Restaurant provides comfortable accommodation and a full range of facilities, including a concierge, a 24-hour reception and room service. It also offers a designated smoking area, wireless internet and a laundry service.

£49
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Verve Hotel
Verve Hotel
7.7 Good
27 Shakespeare Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.8 mi from city centre,  

Located amongst popular tourist attractions, shops and restaurants, Verve Hotel is ideal for those wishing to explore Bedford and its surroundings. Guests also have access to complimentary wireless internet and on-site parking.

£50
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Queens Head Htl Milton Ernest by Greene King Inns
Queens Head Htl Milton Ernest by Greene King Inns
8.4 Excellent
Rushden Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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4.5 mi from city centre,  

Queens Head Hotel Milton Ernest is ideally positioned in a peaceful setting in Milton Ernest, a short car ride from Bedford and Wellingborough. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi.

£51
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Pilgrims Progress by Wetherspoon
Pilgrims Progress by Wetherspoon
8.8 Excellent
42 Midland Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Bedford Railway Station, Pilgrims Progress Wetherspoon offers guests a convenient base while visiting Bedford. It is set in the area's popular nightlife district, just a short walk from the Bedford Civic Theatre.

£56
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Tennyson House Hotel
Tennyson House Hotel
8.3 Excellent
36 Shakespeare Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.8 mi from city centre,  

Tennyson House Hotel offers 3-star accommodation in Bedford. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is within walking distance from Bedford Railway Station.

£57
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Bedford Swan Hotel
Bedford Swan Hotel
8.4 Excellent
The Embankment, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.0 mi from city centre,  

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Bedford Bus Station, the hotel offers guests an ideal base when in Bedford. It has a spa and wellness centre, as well as a Jacuzzi, an indoor pool and a rooftop terrace.

£59
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Hotel prices in Bedford

2 stars or below

£36 - £74

The Embankment

No. 1 most popular

The Embankment
8.8 Excellent
£74
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Millhouse Hotel And Riverside Restaurant
£49
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The Mill Hotel

Best value

£36
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3 stars

£31 - £272

Holiday Inn Express Bedford

No. 1 most popular

£33
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Tennyson House Hotel

No. 2 most popular

£57
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Travelodge Bedford Marston Moretaine
£31
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4 stars and up

£50 - £85

The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf

No. 1 most popular

£76
Avg. per night
Bedford Swan Hotel

No. 2 most popular

Bedford Swan Hotel
8.4 Excellent
£59
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Verve Hotel

Best value

Verve Hotel
7.7 Good
£50
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Where to stay in Bedford

About Bedford

The cosmopolitan town of Bedford is known for its multicultural vibe and lively restaurants and nightlife. Bedford also enjoys a rich history, from its humble agricultural beginnings in the Middle Ages to the rise and fall of author John Bunyan.

Things to do

The 17th-century John Bunyan Museum and Library is a must-see for literary enthusiasts. It’s home to an extensive collection of books and manuscripts related to John Bunyan, author of “The Pilgrim’s Progress”. The museum also depicts stories of his life while interweaving tales of Bedford’s growth and expansion.

If you want to partake in Bedford’s famous nightlife, catch a live performance at The Palace Theatre, dance the night away at Esquires or laugh until your sides hurt at the Bedford Corn Exchange. For a more laid-back experience, enjoy a refreshing cider at the award-winning tavern, Wellington Arms.

Do you want to skydive, but have a fear of heights? The Twinwoods Adventure Centre is the largest indoor skydiving facility in the world. Stand in a vertical wind tunnel and experience liftoff. Learn formation and free-flying skydive techniques from professional skydivers in a fun and safe environment.

Drive through the Woburn Safari Park to observe giraffes, elephants, lions, tigers and monkeys from the comfort of your car. Feed parrots directly from your hand, watch an amusing sea lion performance and explore the Land of the Lemurs exhibit.

Getting around

You can travel by train to Bedford St. John’s station, 40 minutes from London St. Pancras Station. Bedford is also easily accessible by car or bus, with London Luton Airport only 45 minutes’ drive away. The city ‘s major sights are within walking distance from each other.

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  • What are the best hotels in Bedford?

    The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf is a very popular hotel in Bedford, with a score of 8.2 from 1,572 reviews. Bedford Swan Hotel (8.4 from 1,354 reviews) and Holiday Inn Express Bedford (8.5 from 1,288 reviews) are also highly rated Bedford hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.