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Rich in Flavour - November 2014

“For value for money, great atmosphere in stylish surroundings and a welcoming service you can’t go wrong with the Montpellier Chapter.”

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Design Hunter - 12 August 2013

“For a relaxing and indulgent night’s sleep check in to one of Cheltenham’s most stylish boutique hotels”

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Average Joes - August 2013

“Situated in the heart of Cheltenham, The Montpellier Chapter Hotel combines the external presence and prestige of a white Grade II listed early Victorian villa with a fashionable boutique hotel vibe.”


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The Bespoke Black Book - July 2013

“…I will be sure to be booking a room at this wonderful hotel.”

Michael Bleasdale

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The Real Critics Guide - June 2013

“The hotel goes the extra mile to ensure that guests can enjoy modern comforts”

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April 2013: Country and Townhouse

By Daisy Finer

" Montpellier Chapter is the coolest, most upbeat place to stay."

“The whole place has an understated modern vibe "

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2013 Cotswold Tourism Award - GOLD WINNERS

We are delighted to announce that The Montpellier Chapter Hotel won Gold in the large hotel category in the recent awards

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December 2012 - Domestic Sluttery

“I only spent a night at The Montpellier Chapter in Cheltenham but I think it was one of my most relaxing hotel stays ever.”

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November 2012 - Confessions of a Design Geek

“It’s a beautifully designed hotel with an interior that name checks everyone from Eames to Adler.”

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October 2012 - Conde Nast Traveller

Readers Traveller Awards 2012: Top 20 UK Leisure Hotels

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October 2012 Conde Nast Traveller

The Insiders Guide to the Cotswolds – Daisy Finer
“Zingy new arrival”
“Confident and comfortable”

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28 January 2012 - Manchester Evening News - Donna Malena

" I feel I could happily stay at The Montpellier Chapter and in Cheltenham for a few days longer because I’ve barely scratched the surface of what this hotel and town has to offer. And how could you not want to return to somewhere so splendid and welcoming?"

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January 2012 - Shop Cotswolds

“A great British treat” – Afternoon Tea review from Shop Cotswolds

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14 November 2011 - Andrea Reh

Luxury Travel and Style Blog
“The result? Completely delightful.”

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22 October 2011 - The Saturday Times Travel

Alastair Sawday’s Top 20 dog friendly places to stay in Britain
“contemporary hotel mixes old-fashioned hospitality with up to date technology”

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October 2011 - Sunday Times Travel Magazine


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7 August 2011 - The Observer

“This hotel restaurant…shows an outpost can be a success.” Jay Rayner The Observer

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August 2011 - Easy Living

“Even the most image-conscious teenagers will be blown away by the deliberately funky décor and informal atmosphere”

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August 2011 - Glam Magazine

“A fabulous hotel with an even more fabulous restaurant and spa” Glam Magazine

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30 July 2011 - The Independent

Rooms: 3 stars
Value: 4 stars
Service: 4 stars

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May 2011 - Beauty Review Beauty Review

“The quality of the massage and overall spa experience was helped by the fact the therapists knew so much, and gave me such a warm welcome.” Amy Castle

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May 2011 - the culinaryguide

The Montpellier Chapter in Cheltenham is a beautifully-designed and well thought out design, executed to the highest of standards. Everything about my stay was flawless and the quality and detail – from the Egyptian cotton crisp white bedding to the elegant light fittings and artwork, was impressive."

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May 2011 - Mr and Mrs Smith

Mr and Mrs Smith have conducted their mystery review. Our guests were Mr and Mrs Luke Johnson.

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May 2011 - The Wine Sleuth

“I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and if you’re looking to get away for the weekend, Cheltenham is a pretty little spa town” Denise Medrano

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May 2011 - The Telegraph - Ultra Travel Directory

“The Montpellier has cleverly reinvented the market-town hotel with its winning combination of contemporary furnishings, quirky interior- design details and fashionably-dressed young staff. " Johnny Morris

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June 2011 - Foodepedia

Take a look at Anita Pati’s review of the restaurant and the library!

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May 2011 - The Spa Traveller - Chloe Urquart

“Putting the spa back in Cheltenham”

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4 December 2010 - The Guardian

“We are giving it a green light”

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March 2011 - BBC.COM Travel with Lonely Planet

“One of Europes Best Affordable Hotels”

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8 February 2011 - The Sunday Telegraph

Fiona Duncan reviews The Montpellier Chapter, Cheltenham
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Rooms 4/5
Service 4/5
Character 4/5
Food 4/5
Value for money 5/5

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December 2010 - InStyle online

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April 2011 - Conde Nast Traveller Magazine

“Affordable Chic”

“The Montpellier Chapter is an exciting new arrival”

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A new Chapter for British hotels

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27 March 2011 -

“Looking for a place to stay for a smart/sexy/romantic/shopping/foodie/classy/relaxing break? This new designer boutique hotel ticks a lot of the boxes.”

“Cheltenham is an under-valued gem of Englishness that makes a perfect weekend citybreak”.

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February 2011 - Mr and Mrs Smith

“A slick, contemporary take on the ‘bedrooms plus wine bar and bistro’ formula”

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March 2011 - Sleeper Magazine

“A quintessentially English property”

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27 November 2010 - The Saturday Times

The cool hotel guide: The Montpellier Chapter Hotel, Cheltenham

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2 January 2011 - The Sunday Times Travel

52 Weekends – 38 Jazz in Cheltenham

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March 2011 - Alastair Sawday

The team from Sawday’s have recently visited the hotel.

“The Montpellier Chapter stands at the vanguard of a new movement in cool hotels: loads of style, attractive prices, excellent service from staff who care.”

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May 2011 - Country and Town House

“A quintessentially English fabulous new work of art” Laura Ivill

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3 September 2011- The Daily Telegraph: Ultratravel

Johnny Morris – New British Boutiques

""Why is it special?" The Montpellier has cleverly reinvented the market-town hotel with its winning combination of contemporary furnishings, quirky interior design and fashionable young staff"

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