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Experience the Difference

Welcome to a hotel with genuine heart

Experience the difference at Best Western The Gables Hotel, a family owned and run hotel set in picturesque South Gloucestershire on the edge of the Cotswolds.

Whether you’re travelling for business or enjoying a few days away, you’ll love the friendly atmosphere of this comfortable hotel which offers great value for money and the best of modern amenities including a new Marco’s New York Italian restaurant and refurbished bar.

Situated just off junction 14 of the M5, there’s easy access to Bristol, Gloucester and Cheltenham and the nearby historic towns of Thornbury and Wotton under edge, and after a day’s exploring, you’ll find everything you need at the hotel for a relaxing stay - it’s a true home from home!

When you stay at one of Best Western’s 260 unique hotels, your booking supports thousands of local, independent, often family run businesses in Great Britain and our staff, families and suppliers can’t thank you enough.

We look forward to welcoming you to The Gables Hotel.

Anthony Greenidge
General Manager


  • Great location, just north of Bristol
  • Free WI-FI
  • Best price guarantee
  • Ample free parking
  • 24 hour room service
  • Sunday Roasts
  • New Marco's NYI restaurant
  • Spacious bar with real ales
  • Meeting rooms
  • Civil Wedding Licence
  • Full English breakfasts
  • Attractive patio area
  • Afternoon Teas

Christmas at The Gables

Christmas 2024 is now available to book! Our events are slowly being loaded so head over to our Christmas pages to see what we have planned.

So if you like to plan and get in early, now's the time to book your Christmas at The Gables Hotel.

Warm regards, 

Anthony Greenidge
General Manager

Planning a trip to Bristol? The Gables offers one of the very best family hotels near Bristol, ideal for its location, range of dining options and affordable luxury. So, why not stop in and explore this fantastic region for yourself?

Why Should You Visit Bristol?

If you’re looking for an ideal location in South West England, look no further than Bristol. A perfect blend of city comforts and the country charm this part of the country is known for, Bristol has plenty to see and do.

The city itself is full of historic charm, from Bristol Cathedral, the SS Great Britain and the Clifton Suspension Bridge, each showcasing a different aspect of the region’s history and culture. If that’s not enough, Bristol has a nightlife like any other city, full of restaurants and other forms of evening entertainment.

However, it’s Bristol's unique location that has the strongest appeal. Both Gloucester and Bath are short trips away, with plenty of scenic countryside in between as well. If you decide to go south instead, you’re only a short drive from coastal Weston-Super-Mare, too.

Hotels To Stay In Bristol

When it comes to accommodation around Bristol, there are plenty to choose from, but a worthwhile visit requires a worthwhile hotel. Comfort is important, but so is location. To make the most of this region, you need strong road access. Fortunately, The Gables is one of the best family hotels near Bristol. It’s also easily located off junction 14 of the M5, giving you perfect travel options in any direction.

Our Accommodation

Bristol is an excellent location for family holidays, so a great hotel shouldn’t eat up all of your budget. Our prices start at around £80 a night for a double. Of course, twin rooms and family rooms are also available, with further makes The Gables one of the best hotel deals Bristol can offer for larger families and groups.

This also includes en-suite bathrooms, breakfast and the usual home comforts you expect from a Best Western hotel, from large, flat screen TVs to free Wi-Fi included.

Additional Features

However, it’s not just great rooms that make The Gables one of the best family hotels near Bristol. Alongside our convenient location, we also offer a range of dining options, including a Sunday carvery.

Likewise, in addition to our Marco Pierre White restaurant, we also offer packed lunches and our meals on the move service. In short, we have a range of dining options to suit your plans, whether you have a busy day sight seeing or want to unwind in our on-site bar. This is one such feature that makes us one of the best hotels to stay in Bristol with larger families: we can always cater to changing plans, difficult time tables or simple parents needing one less thing to worry about!

Planning Your Trip

Need help planning what to do? We’re happy to help. In addition to our comfortable rooms, excellent dining options and ideal location, our friendly staff can recommend additional activities and sights to ensure a memorable journey.

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