Going to Peterborough for the weekend? Whether you’re heading there for the next fixture at Peterborough United or you’re simply after some retail therapy, there’s plenty to discover in this vibrant cathedral city.
Check out our guide to the best hotels in Peterborough to help you find the right accommodation and use our handy journey planner to get digital tickets sorted quickly, too.
Travelodge Peterborough Central
If you’re visiting Peterborough to enjoy the facilities in the city, this Travelodge hotel in Peterborough city centre makes a great choice. Located just a stone’s throw from the most popular shops, bars, and restaurants on Broadway and in Queensgate shopping centre, you’ll never be far away from the main attractions.
It’s also just a seven-minute walk away from Peterborough Cathedral, an incredible example of medieval architecture with an original Romanesque interior. Facilities at the Travelodge Peterborough Central include Wi-Fi and nearby paid parking with charging points for electric vehicles. Booking a cheap hotel in Peterborough doesn’t have to mean compromising on quality.
The Great Northern Hotel
Out of all the hotels near Peterborough train station, The Great Northern Hotel is undoubtedly the most convenient for visitors travelling to the city centre by rail. Positioned just steps away from Peterborough station, this hotel is perfect for city commuters, couples and families alike.
The Great Northern is also a popular venue for conferences, weddings, and private parties. So, if you’re planning a gathering with extended family and you need a central venue that’s easy for everyone to get to, this could be a fantastic choice.
Premier Inn at Ferry Meadows
If you’d prefer to feel closer to nature throughout your stay, you can still find hotels in Peterborough with a leafy suburban feel. After just a short bus or car journey from the railway station, you’ll reach Ferry Meadows at Nene Park and its own Premier Inn hotel overlooking Orton Meadows Golf Course.
Spread across hundreds of acres of parkland, Ferry Meadows is perfect for active, energetic families. Why not try your hand at sailing on the lake or take a walk to discover the history of Nene Valley Railway? Afterwards, you’ll return to the comfort of a Hypnos bed in your room at the Premier Inn.
Park Inn by Radisson Hotels
Nestled between the heart of the city and the London Road stadium, home to Peterborough United FC, the Park Inn is one of the best hotels in Peterborough for easy access to the city centre shops and attractions. It’s also well-reviewed by guests for professional, friendly staff and tasty breakfasts.
Additionally, the Park Inn is just a stone’s throw from Peterborough Lido, an exceptional art deco outdoor swimming pool with three heated pools, including an Olympic-length main pool.
The Bell Inn, Stilton
The Bell Inn is situated in the peaceful village of Stilton, just under 10 miles from Peterborough station. If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre, an hourly bus service travels to Stilton in just 25 minutes, into the heart of rural Cambridgeshire.
This traditional inn not only boasts quirky, thoughtfully-designed bedrooms, but also has all the necessary facilities to make your stay comfortable and memorable. Along with the bar and restaurant, you’ll also find The Bell’s very own coffee house and cheese shop – perfect for finding local souvenirs.
Getting to your hotel in Peterborough
We know that navigating busy traffic isn’t always easy, especially when you’re ready to relax. If you’d prefer to leave the roads behind, why not let us do the driving instead?
Book train tickets to Peterborough today to enjoy a smooth, comfortable journey and arrive at the station feeling refreshed. Plus, you’ll find eTicket readers on the gates at Peterborough station, making arriving and departing even more straightforward. If you’re ready to see what this city has to offer, we’re with you.