Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)

Elegant boutique hotel and spa in the Cotswolds

Member since 2016

Tier four

From £95 pppn for a 1 night stay
to £174.17 pppn for a 6 night stay

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Facilities at Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)

Superbly located in the heart of the Cotswolds, the Kings Head Hotel has been recently renovated, boasting original period and architectural features paired with all the modern amenities you might expect.  

Each bedroom is individually designed with elegant furniture, luxurious linens and cosy lounge chairs.

Guests can relax and rejuvenate in the Vaulted Spa which offers a range of treatments including full body massages, facials, manicures and pedicures. Enjoy a fabulous cocktail from the bar before savouring locally sourced menus created by Head Chef Pasquale Russo and his team. The kitchen staff are are passionate about all things local and work with a range of regional suppliers to lovingly create a dishes that are full of heritage and provenance. Food at the Kings Head is modern British dining at its best, using fresh premium ingredients that reflect the changing seasons. A charge for the Spa applies.

The nearby Cotswold Water Park is an area of 40 square miles set across the countryside offering a host of activities including waterskiing, cycling, wind surfing, sailing and riding.

Electric vehicle charging: The nearest EV charging is in The Beeches car park, 15 minutes walk from the hotel. 

Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)
  • 77 Bedrooms
  • Health Spa
  • Four Poster Bed
  • Children Welcome
  • Car Charging Nearby
  • Internet Connection in Rooms
  • Dogs by Prior Arrangement

Good to know

  • Hotel check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Hotel check-out time: 11:00 AM

Parking Facilities

Pre booking is advisable prior to arrival. Limited parking is available at the hotel. There is a drop off area directly outside the hotel for guests checking in and limited secure parking spaces at the rear. Pre-booking of spaces (subject to availability) is charged at £15 per day.

Waterloo car park is a five-minute walk from the hotel and is charged at £7.50 for 24 hours.

Electric Vehicle Charging: The nearest EV charging can be found in The Beeches car park - 15 minutes walk from the hotel. 

Disabled Access

The hotel has a lift to all floors please note that this is out of action until further notice.

Walk-in wet rooms available.

History of the hotel

The exact age of the Kings Head is not known, but it was certainly in existence as a coaching inn in the middle of the fourteenth century. 

The Kings Head is now listed as a building of special architectural and historical interest.

Child Policy

Additional beds are available for children 4-12 years for a supplement of £30 per child, per night. Cots are £15 per night, please call our team on 0333 2125 594 to check availability

Dogs Policy

Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement - this will incur a charge of £20.00 per night, per dog. Maximum of two dogs allowed.

Dogs are not permitted in Indulgent rooms. They are not permitted in the restaurant or spa areas, however they are allowed in other areas of the hotel.

Dogs are not allowed to be left in rooms unattended.

Meals for guests with dogs can be taken in the bar area.

The Rooms at Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)

Classic room

Intimate yet luxurious, a comfortable stylish space with a king-sized bed. Bathrooms feature either a spacious walk-in shower or bath/shower combination. Flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and personal mini fridge - the perfect space for short stays and to re-energise after a day in the Cotswolds.

Classic room, Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)

Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester) - Classic room

Superior room

Beautifully appointed superior rooms ooze style and are more generously proportioned with king-sized beds (available as a twin on request). Bathrooms feature either a spacious walk-in shower or bath/shower combination.

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Superior room, Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)

Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester) - Superior room

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Feature room

Feature rooms are individually designed and decorated, and full of period features - ideal for guests staying longer. With king-size beds, coffee machines, and bathrooms featuring either a spacious walk-in shower or bath/shower combination. One room in this category includes a loft bathroom.

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Feature room, Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)

Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester) - Feature room

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Indulgent room

Luxurious suites offer timeless elegance with architectural features making each room individually exclusive. The largest of all room types, suites include a comfortable lounge area, coffee machines, king-size beds (two with four poster beds) separate bath and walk-in shower, flat screen TV and personal mini fridge.

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Indulgent room, Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)

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One Bedroom Serviced Apartments

Airy and spacious these are ideal for a hotel stay or a self-catering break, perfect for families.

Stylish and practical they offer all the space and flexibility of an apartment, with the facility benefits of a hotel.

Each One Bedroom Apartment features:

Comfy king-size bed in separate bedroom, luxury linens, open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area

Fully equipped kitchen with: Fan assisted oven,  full-size hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge / freezer, washer /dryer, kettle, cutlery and crockery, complimentary mineral water.

En-suite bathroom with:  Bath/shower combination, 'Greener Lifestyle' toiletries.

Lounge with: Flat screen television and Sofa Bed* 

Plus: Iron and Ironing Board, Hairdryer, Complimentary WIFI, Air-conditioning.


Apartments are located within the main hotel building, however they are a short distance away from reception and do incur some stairs, therefore not suitable for anyone with mobility issues. There is no lift access to the apartments.

Due to the bed configuration in Apartments, they cannot be configured as twin bedded rooms and we would recommend booking a Superior Room or Feature Room if a twin bedded room is required.

Please note not all the apartments have sofa beds or dishwasher.  Should you require one of these, please call and we will be happy to assist.

*Apartments are able to accommodate up to three children using the sofa bed, rollaway beds or cots. Cots are charged at £15.00 each per night and use of sofa bed or rollaway beds charged at £30.00 each per night and must be pre-booked directly with the hotel prior to arrival.  

Due to health and safety reasons sofa beds and extra beds can only be used to accommodate children up to the age of 12.

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Apartment room, Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)

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The Vaulted Spa

The Vaulted Spa spa, Kings Head Hotel (Cirencester)

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The Vaulted Spa at the Kings Head Hotel in Cirencester is a unique experience like no other. Scented candles, exposed brickwork and a unique subterranean setting provides the perfect environment for a tranquil spa experience in the Cotswolds.

Choose from a range of signature treatments with ELEMIS products, as well as manicures and pedicures.


Facilities include:

  • Two Hot Tubs
  • Infrared Sauna
  • Steam Room - please note that the steam room is temporarily closed until further notice
  • Shower 
  • Relaxation Area

Use of the Thermal Suite is £10 per person for one hour when booking a treatment.

To use the Thermal Suite only without a treatment is £20 per person for one hour. Access to the Thermal Spa is subject to availability and must be booked in advance. 

Monday: 9.30am - 6pm
Wednesday to Friday: 9.30am - 8pm
Saturday to Sunday: 9.30am - 6pm

The Spa is closed on Tuesday.

Please note: This is a cashless spa.

PLEASE NOTE: There is no swimming pool, the spa is popular and therefore treatment times are limited, subject to availability and must be booked in advance.