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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Clean bathrooms, showers and rooms. I spent one month at Bristol backpackers while looking for a house in Bristol. Excellent location, nicer than other backpackers in town, but still gets a bit of noise at night from the street. Really accommodating staff.

Thank Dave S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 June 2012

It is misleading to call this a backpackers hostel as it is almost entirely a hostel for Spanish workers and students. It is filthy, the kitchen often crowded, bedbugs are an ongoing problem which the management will not deal with. 24 hour access but staff off duty at 11 so many strangers allowed access. Theft is a problem, as is... More 

5 Thank JulesF91

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Reviewed 14 May 2012

I stayed here with a friend for a last minute weekend away. We didn't actually spend much time there but we found the dorms and facilities to be clean, the beds comfy and the staff helpful. The location is great for a night out on the waterfront and being a five minute walk from the ferry service it was also... More 

1 Thank Dani-Elizabeth86
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2012

I stayed here for 2 nights (Saturday & Sunday) as I was visiting Bristol to get a very expensive tattoo but didn't want to spend any more money than I had to. At £16 per night, I couldn't complain! The hostel was right in the city centre, close to all transport links & shops. I didn't do any sightseeing unfortunately.... More 

1 Thank KittyVonShuShu
Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2011

Blocked toilets, bedbugs, dangerous electrics, shabby, unheated, dirty overcrowded kitchen, stoves don't work, food theft common, wifi keeps crashing, noisy drunks rampaging round building, staff often rude, barely speak English. Long timers mostly Spanish workers who shout at each other, ignoring everyone else. Should be renamed as backpackers fled long ago. If you complain, they tell you to go elsewhere.... More 

3 Thank Bob S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2011

Arrived there unexpectedly after my plans changed and I had to find a place in Bristol to stay. The guy on reception seemed friendly enough, cost me £16 to stay there. The dorm had about 12 people in it (male) and had a relatively good night, waking up once or twice from others coming in late, but that is expected... More 

1 Thank Peter A
West Wyalong, Australia
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Reviewed 13 September 2011

I lived in this hostel for 20 months beginning in Jan 2010 - a large number of the people staying are long termers. This creates quite an atmosphere, but can be a little daunting to solo travellers who are not so confident (I was there for a week before I spoke to any of the 'long term' crowd! Do persevere... More 

2 Thank TamaraM86
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 June 2011

I Love This Place and I come back every year its great crack and very clean A+++++++++++ People working here are very friendly and helpful there is a Music Room downstairs in the Basement with various Guitars and a Piano it also has a Laundry Room and even a Bar down there. The Bar was great Crack I had checked... More 

1 Thank chrisconwaym
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2011

I really enjoyed my four day stay. I would go back. Comfortable and plenty of chances to make freinds which is helped by the bar in the basement. Found it pretty clean too. Got plenty of sleep when I needed it. To be fair the place is getting run down and could do with a bit of ongoing cosmetic work... More 

1 Thank UrbanLocal
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2011

A pretty relaxed place, there's a decent sized well kitted out kitchen although not much space to put your food (not a problem for me as I was only there 2 nights but I can see it being a pain for longer stays) and the bunks are comfortable and pretty big, which is a nice change after some of the... More 

4 Thank Zig68

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Additional Information about Bristol Backpackers Tourist Hostel

Address: 17 St Stephen's Street | Old City, The Centre, Bristol BS1 1EQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
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