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The Bristol

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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: the Bristol Old Vic and the beautifully restored Queens Square, Bristol Cathedral and At Bristol (across Pero's Bridge), and of course The Arnolfini, Bristol's celebrated contemporary arts centre is 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!
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Marina View
River View
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
222Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
67Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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What a fabulous hotel and location. Although finding the car park was a little tricky due to sat nav not being clear, all angst was washe daway the moment that we set foot inside the hotel. Lovely decor, lovely staff and a superb room all added to the experience. If you want
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We stayed Friday to Sunday and had a great experience at the Bristol hotel. The staff were friendly and the service was very good. The room was very comfortable and clean. It had everything we needed. Breakfast was delicious with a variety of food to chose from. Drinks at the
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Response from Bristol_GM1, Guest Relations Manager at The Bristol
Responded 16 Jul 2018
Dear Sunshine10101, That really does sound like a "fantastic stay' and 'fantastic service'. It's clear that we have delivered on every aspect of your guest journey with us, which is a wonderful reward for all of us at The Bristol. Our Shore Bar has recently had its harbourside terrace refurbished and it's brilliant to receive anecdotal evidence of how much our visitors are enjoying the new ambience created by our Bar Team. Thank you for sharing your 5 star review with the Trip Advisor Community. We can't wait to see you returning again soon, for more of the same. Kind regards, Brett Atkinson Senior Guest Relations Manager The Bristol
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Although my partner lives a few monutes away, I planned this as a valentine's day surprise. Although I booked through a bookign company, I had immediate and personal communications from the hotel straight away. They really went above and beyond to make our stay a thoroughly
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I stayed here for 2 nights on a business trip. I booked a deluxe room at £120 a night & was extremely disappointed. The pictures don’t represent the rooms (or at least the room I was allocated), shabby & dated with dust/cobwebs everywhere! Blood stains on the curtains, marks on
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A very central hotel with the most helpful and friendly staff, nothing was a problem to any of the staff from those serving breakfast, the bar staff or the girls on reception. Overall a very pleasant experience!
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Response from Bristol_GM1, Guest Relations Manager at The Bristol
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Explorer33555189127, As every sentence of your concise review is effectively punctuated with positive sentiments regarding our team members, it's clear that they provided the highlight of your excellent stay with us at The Bristol! A huge thank you from all of us for sharing your lovely review - we very much look forward to seeing you again soon. Kindest regards, Brett Atkinson Business Excellence Manager The Bristol
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The Deluxe Bedroom With Harbour View at The Bristol
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The Deluxe Bedroom at The Bristol
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Deluxe Room
Tiny double bedroom
double room
Is breakfast included?
No it was not, but I should imagine it was just as good as the rest of the hotel!
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We had a very good Christmas lunch there a couple of years ago. If you live in Alveston, you might be wise to book a room as well...
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Cant really recollect but I think they do
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They do get rooms with interconnecting doors.
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Yes it's a ncp carpark next to the hotel. I cannot remember if there was a height restriction. But the parking charge is 5 quid for your stay if ur a guest at the hotel as opposed to 32 quid per day if ur not a guest. Would be worth a phone call to check the height restrictions if any
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"Harbour view"
"i would choose harbour view"
"Check out th enrolment first"
"River view is lovely"
"Great rooms overlooking the harbour area."
US$ 111 - US$ 222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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