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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 760 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 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 517 reviews
8.2

The Willows Training Centre is ideally positioned in peaceful surrounds in Wyboston, a short drive from Bedford and Stevenage. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and a swimming pool.

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 1,299 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
8.9 Excellent
42 Midland Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.2 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 1,607 reviews
8.9

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.

The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf
The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf
8.5 Excellent
Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Bedfordshire,. 0 ., Bedford, United Kingdom
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8.7 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 1,239 reviews
8.5

Situated in Wyboston, The Waterfront Hotel Spa & Golf is an easy drive from St Neots and provides an indoor pool and a sauna. The various facilities this modern hotel offers include a safe, a beauty centre and an express check-in and check-out feature.

ibis Wellingborough
ibis Wellingborough
8.2 Excellent
Enstone Court, Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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14.7 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 1,460 reviews
8.2

Ibis Wellingborough is situated in Wellingborough and offers guests wireless internet access in public areas. The various facilities this themed hotel features include a safe, an express check-in and check-out feature and 24-hour room service.

Barns Hotel
Barns Hotel
8.3 Excellent
Cardington Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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1.7 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 370 reviews
8.3

Located amongst well-known tourist attractions, boutiques and eateries, The Barns Hotel is ideal for those wishing to discover Bedford and its surroundings. The numerous facilities this traditional property offers include a safe, laundry facilities and an express check-in and check-out feature.

The Woodlands Event Centre
The Woodlands Event Centre
8.7 Excellent
Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedford, United Kingdom
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8.9 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 468 reviews
8.7

Situated in Wyboston, The Woodlands Event Centre is within easy driving distance of St Neots and offers a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

Travelodge Bedford Wyboston
Travelodge Bedford Wyboston
A1 North Nr. Chawston Black Cat Roundabout, Bedford, United Kingdom
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7.7 mi from city centre, Bedford 

Travelodge Hotel Wyboston Bedford is a good-value hotel situated a short drive from Bedford.

Holiday Inn Express Bedford
Holiday Inn Express Bedford
8.6 Excellent
Elstow Interchange A6/a421, Bedford, United Kingdom
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2.0 mi from city centre, Bedford 
ExcellentBased on 1,189 reviews
8.6

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.

Tips for booking a Bedford hotel

Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Bedford:$100/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$53/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$64 - $146
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$85 - $125
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Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes
Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes
8.7 Excellent
Tongwell Street, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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2.0 mi from city centre, Milton Keynes 

Contemporary in its design, Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes is located in a well-known area of Milton Keynes. The numerous amenities this relaxed hotel features include meeting rooms, a lake and an express check-in and check-out feature.

2
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 

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.

3
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 

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.

4
Pilgrims Progress By Wetherspoon
Pilgrims Progress By Wetherspoon
8.9 Excellent
42 Midland Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.2 mi from city centre, Bedford 

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.

Cheapest hotels in Bedford, England

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Travelodge Bedford Wyboston
Travelodge Bedford Wyboston
A1 North Nr. Chawston Black Cat Roundabout, Bedford, United Kingdom
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7.7 mi from city centre,  

Travelodge Hotel Wyboston Bedford is a good-value hotel situated a short drive from Bedford.

$36
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Travelodge Bedford Marston Moretaine
Travelodge Bedford Marston Moretaine
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.

$36
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ibis Wellingborough
ibis Wellingborough
8.2 Excellent
Enstone Court, Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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1.4 mi from city centre,  

Ibis Wellingborough is situated in Wellingborough and offers guests wireless internet access in public areas. The various facilities this themed hotel features include a safe, an express check-in and check-out feature and 24-hour room service.

$41
Avg. per night
Holiday Inn Express Bedford
Holiday Inn Express Bedford
8.6 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.

$48
Avg. per night
Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes
Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes
8.7 Excellent
Tongwell Street, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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2.0 mi from city centre,  

Contemporary in its design, Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes is located in a well-known area of Milton Keynes. The numerous amenities this relaxed hotel features include meeting rooms, a lake and an express check-in and check-out feature.

$60
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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.

$64
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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,  

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.

$71
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Pilgrims Progress By Wetherspoon
Pilgrims Progress By Wetherspoon
8.9 Excellent
42 Midland Road, Bedford, United Kingdom
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0.2 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.

$74
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Hotel prices in Bedford

3 stars

$36 - $111

The Woodlands Event Centre

#1 Most popular

$111
Avg. per night
Travelodge Bedford Wyboston
$36
Avg. per night
Holiday Inn Express Bedford

Best value

$48
Avg. per night
4 stars +

$64 - $278

Bedford Swan Hotel

#1 Most popular

Bedford Swan Hotel
8.4 Excellent
$88
Avg. per night
Pilgrims Progress By Wetherspoon

#2 Most popular

$74
Avg. per night
Verve Hotel

Best value

Verve Hotel
7.7 Good
$64
Avg. per night

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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.

Bedford travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Bedford?

    Bedford is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Bedford Swan Hotel, which has a current rating of 8.4. For other potential stays, consider Pilgrims Progress By Wetherspoon and Holiday Inn Express Bedford, which can also be great places to stay in Bedford.