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Staffordshire, UK
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Room was very spacious and clean , bathroom a little small but adequate. Bed very comfortable, we had a room facing an empty building but hey it's in the city and views are limited which ever room you may have. The only negative was that we had no air conditioning, but after a call to reception they supplied a fan,...

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear raretapes4 Thank you for taking the time out to leave us a great review. We are delighted you had a great stay and enjoyed our location and felt the team were “helpful and polite” The photo of the SS Great Britain is fantastic and a great recommendation for future guests to go visit. We hope to welcome you back...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2015

stayed at the Bristol 3-5 August. It is conveniently located by the harbour lots of bars and restaurants to choose from. No gym or swimming pool room comfortable with good bathroom products food good and breakfast very nice. All the staff are very helpful. If you are driving there is a car park next door. There is a charge but...

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear annmarie m Thank you for taking the time out to leave us a great review after your stay in early August. We are delighted you had an enjoyable stay. As you pointed out we don’t have a gym, however we do have a fitness suite on the fourth floor with some equipment for guests to use (treadmills, weights, rowing...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Our room was a standard so price was very well priced but wasn't a big room, we however did not mind this as we were only sleeping here after a wedding. The annoying part was our room card didn't work 3 times until maid came to check with master key and kicked our door until the card worked and the...

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear holidahappydays, Thank you for taking the time out to leave us a great review, We appreciate your comments on our location, price and excellent conditions of the rooms. It is disappointing that you had key card issues and could smell smoke in the corridor but rest assured we will investigate the issue so future guests don’t experience the same...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed as a family with two rooms for two nights. Despite the initial issue with trying to charge us for the room we already paid for and a cot missing our stay was really good. Location is good with restaurants, aquarium, planetarium all within walking distance. Rooms were large, hotel staff were friendly and polite. Breakfast was very good...

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Dear az_1982uk, Thank you for taking the time out to leave us a great review, Our proximity in relation to the Aquarium and Planetarium certainly could not be better, they are superb recommendations for families vising the city, especially now that the planetarium is the only 3D site in the UK. It is great to hear you enjoyed breakfast whilst...

Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We only booked to stay for one night over bank holiday but I really wished we stayed longer now! The hotel is really nice, all the staff where friendly, the location was perfect for us and the free parking was ideal. When we arrived we were greeted by Eliazabeth at reception, she was so lovely and made us feel welcome...

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Dear Ellie B, Thank you for leaving us a five star review, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us over the bank holiday weekend . It is great to receive comments on our rooms being of a good size and cosy as well as having amazing bath products!! We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol again...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The best hotel in Bristol for location to all amenities within walking distance. It is situated by the river - free parking - excellent restaurants - very friendly staff - free wifi - spacious rooms and good size bathrooms.

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear 510Kate Thank you for leaving us a five star review, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us over the bank holiday weekend and love the title “ideal hotel”!! It is great to receive comments on our ”excellent restaurant, spacious rooms and free car parking” We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol again in the near...

Kent
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a few nights at the end of August. The hotel is perfectly situated near the centre of Bristol within walking distance of bars, shops and restaurants. Our room on the 5th floor was roomy, comfortable and quiet. We didn't eat in the hotel but the bar and restaurant looked very nice. Staff were...

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear monkeyhutch1, Thank you for leaving us a five star review, It s great that you had an enjoyable stay with us at the hotel and found the location suitable to you requirements. We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol again in the near future, Sincerely Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol

England
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I have stayed at poor and impersonal hotels in Bristol in the past but the Bristol Hotel have really good and committed staff who dealt quickly with the few problems we had The receptionist on arrival was excellent and advised us not to have a room with a view as it would be noisy. Her advice was excellent We had...

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Dear max4321, Thank you for leaving us a great review, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and felt our team reacted to your issues quickly. We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol again in the near future, Sincerely Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol

South Wales
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Just returned from a one night stay in Bristol and we chose The Bristol Hotel due to its location and position on Trip Advisor. As with a previous reviewer we opted for a deluxe room and I too was surprised by its size - I can't see how a cheaper room could be much smaller. We had issues with housekeeping...

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Dear reviewerCB Thank you for leaving us a great comprehensive review, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and felt our location and staff set the hotel apart in the city. We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol again in the near future, Sincerely Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Bristol!Anyone spending any length of time in Bristol is likely to come across The Bristol. Sitting pretty on the quayside of the Floating Harbour, this luxury Bristol hotel is surrounded by the best of Bristol's Old City and maritime history: Bristol Old Vic and the beautifully restored Queen Square, Bristol Cathedral and at Bristol across Pero's Bridge and of course The Arnolfini, Bristol's celebrated contemporary arts centre, right next door.For all these reasons, The Bristol is hard to avoid, even by visitors who are staying elsewhere. Those who do stay at our hotel in Bristol get to experience our great location, greatly reduced overnight car park rates of £5 at the adjacent NCP, the fresh, modern luxury of our bedrooms, and the chic cuisine and quayside ambience of The River Grille and Shore Café Bar.Make sure you are among them and choose The Bristol, the finest Bristol Hotel! ... more   less 

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Address: Prince Street, Bristol BS1 4QF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: $137 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bristol 4*
Number of rooms: 187
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Also Known As:
The Hotel Bristol
Bristol The Hotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Bristol
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
#2 Family Hotel in Bristol
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