The Portland Guesthouse, 51 Portland Street, Cheltenham, GL52 2NX. Telephone: 01242 906 600

A quick guide to Cheltenham Festival…

From Tuesday 14th March – Friday 17th March, Cheltenham Race course will be home to the infamous Cheltenham Roar! Over 250,000 people will enjoy four days of extraordinary racing.  The best horses, jockeys, trainers and owners will battle it out to win prestigious titles and make history at the Home of Jump Racing. To book […]

Indulge yourselves in festive joy

Our Breakfast Room, with warm lighting, a real tree and small lights in the fireplace for Christmas..

Christmas is fast approaching so celebrate during November and December at The Portland Guesthouse. With exclusive hire of our beautiful seven bedroom guesthouse you and your colleagues, friends or family will have the perfect place for an evening of festivities and fun. Exclusive hire includes: Seven guest rooms comfortably sleeping 14 (2 twin rooms, 5 […]

Christmas comes but once a year, so best behaviour, Santa is near!

Santa Stop here

On Saturday 18th December join Santa and his elves at The Portland Guesthouse for an afternoon of festive cheer. Enjoy festive treats including hot chocolate and cookies, with mulled wine and mince pies for the grownups. Check that Santa Claus has received your list and take away an early gift, as long as you’re on […]

Win Big This Lockdown – It’s Quiz Time

Friday nights haven’t been the same this year, until now. In support of St Vincent’s & St George’s Association join us on Friday 27th November for our ‘Big Fat Quiz’. Will you be winning big this lockdown? The winning team/participant will not only celebrate with a bottle of Prosecco and a £20 voucher to Cheltenham’s […]

Fund a bed for keyworkers

Fund a bed

So far we have donated more than 170 free bed nights. To NHS staff and key workers to stay throughout the pandemic. Ensuring they can safely isolate from their families. Now you can fund a bed for keyworkers. The Portland Guesthouse, part of St Vincent’s & St George’s association has been providing free accommodation to […]

The Portland Achieve Four Star Rating at First Time of Asking

The Portland Guesthouse achieved not only a four star Visit England rating at the first time of asking. Additionally a Silver and Breakfast Award. Reviewed in March 2020 for the first time, the reviewer made note of his pleasure in issuing the awards. “It is a pleasure to recommend the Silver award and Breakfast award. […]

Cheltenham’s The Portland Guesthouse Welcomes Front Line Staff for FREE


The Portland Guesthouse are welcoming health workers and other front line workers to stay for free, should they need isolation from somebody in their household who might be affected allowing these key workers to continue protecting and serving us. In the current climate our values as a social enterprise should be drawn upon more than […]

Valentine’s Day in Cheltenham

Man and Women Romantic Meal

As dusk falls on Valentine’s day in Cheltenham, the light up festival steals the limelight. More than 30 of the town’s buildings will be lit in a variety of colours, to celebrate Valentines day red will be the colour illuminating Cheltenham as a feast for the eyes. You’ll get a best view from the 35m […]

Activities for families in and around Cheltenham


How will you be keeping the family entertained with activities this February half term? These activities in and around Cheltenham will have your half term packed with fun. JDR Karting and Activity Centre in Gloucester have something for everyone including laser tag, Segway experience and much more.  Gloucester Quays with its outlet shopping centre and […]

Cream Tea

Homemade Cream Teas at The Portland, Cheltenham A choice of plain or fruit scone, clotted cream (or butter) and strawberry preserve served with either tea or coffee. £7.95 per person Book your table at The Portland Guesthouse, on Saturday 1st or Sunday 2nd February for a homemade cream tea. Served from 1pm – 4pm why […]