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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I stayed in this hotel for a conference, the hotel managed this very well and everything went smoothly. The hotel overlooks the vibrant waterside which is packed with shops, market stalls and places to eat. The hotel is modern, clean, comfortable and spacious . It has an excellent restaurant and lovely comfortable places to sit and look out at the...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Lizanner2014, Thank you very much for the five star review. I am so pleased that your first stay with us was a positive experience. I am delighted you enjoyed our restaurant and our setting overlooking the Harbour. Hopefully you will be back to stay with us for a leisure trip in the near future. Kind regards, Shauna Deely Duty...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Have just returned from a conference in Bristol and spent 1 night in the Bristol Hotel. The location could not be better right by the waterside with an abundance of bars and restaurants to choose from all in walking distance My room was very clean and comfortable and quiet. There were tea and coffee facilities in my room but some...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Rachy0311, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel following your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read you had a good stay with us and the fact you found your bedroom to be clean, comfortable and quiet. I hope you had a chance to see a little of Bristol after your conference. Hopefully you...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night attending conference locally. Room great, Nespresso machines and free wifi included which was a surprise and welcome! Very comfortable and reasonably quiet with some road noise despite being on 6th floor. Breakfast standard for hotels I guess. Great location on the waterside adjacent to many restaurants. Would definitely stay here again.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Simon-Hiscocks, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear you liked our Nespresso coffee machine in your room and complimentary wifi thought out the hotel. Perhaps next stay a internal facing bedroom would be more suitable to block out all external noise. I am delighted to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Comfortable hotel very close to restaurants and bars by the floating harbour. Had a great meal in the restaurant overlooking the river - very pleasant stay although the room was a bit small considering it was supposed to be a larger room and the bed was a bit too bouncy!

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Helenrids, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read you had a most enjoyable stay and I am pleased you liked your meal at our River Grille restaurant. Hopefully you will come and visit us again very shortly. Kind regards, Shauna Deely Duty Manager The Bristol Hotel

Wainscott, Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Very nice hotel, good food and location. Rooms had all the essentials covered and staff were friendly and personable. Breakfast was good and one of the two nights we had a private meal and the food was awesome. Close to bars, restaurants and the river.

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Dear David-Dibs-Bishop, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am delighted you had a most enjoyable stay with us and its great to hear you enjoyed our food and location. Thank you for your kind words about our staff. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Shauna Deely Duty...

Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Me and the missus stayed here for only one night to celebrate my birthday and we were very pleased! The staff were helpful and friendly on arrival, the room was spotless and very spacious, there was a lot of noise in the evening because we were over looking the harbour but it would be silly to complain about that as...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Jack B, Thank you for the very kind five star review. I am so pleased to read you had an enjoyable stay and I hope you enjoyed your birthday celebrations in Bristol. I am delighted you enjoyed your Harbour View bedroom and our Harbour setting while having breakfast. Hopefully you will be back to us before your next birthday!...

Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

I stayed here on business and the hotel accommodation and food was as good as it always is however my room was on the second floor overlooking the busy side road to the harbour and it was very busy and noisy throughout the night. I pointed it out to the receptionist in the morning and she recommended I ask for...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Alison J, Thank you for taking the time to review your latest stay with us. It’s great to hear feedback from a regular guest. I am delighted to you have chosen to stay with us again. Please drop me an email so I can ensure you room request are acted upon and you have an appropriate bedroom for all...

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Reviewed 24 April 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in July last year. I had lived in Bristol and had wanted to introduce my hubby to the city for the first time. Previously I had stayed at the YHA next door and appreciated the great location on the Harbour and decided to upgrade to the Hotel. Big mistake, we should...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear PetaW, Thank you for taking the time to review your with us and thank you for choosing to stay at The Bristol Hotel. I am so sorry to hear about your experience with us last summer. We did have some maintenance issues with our air conditioning system on the 6th floor and of course it happened during the warmest...

Sticklepath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed for a 2 night mid week break. Don't be put off by drab outside, rooms are well appointed, clean and well maintained. Room overlooking harbour as requested a bonus and great for people watching and surrounding view. Plenty of places to eat and drink nearby so not restricted to hotel choice. Free parking in NCP car park included. Would...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear GFM_59, Thank you for sharing your review with us following your recent stay at The Bristol Hotel. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed our location, well maintained bedrooms and complimentary car parking. It’s great to hear that you will stay with us again in the future. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Shauna Deely Duty Manager...

Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best hotels we have stayed in for a long time and we go to quite a few every year. For a visitor to Bristol the location is ideal: close to the Hippodrome and Old Vic theatres, and to the harbour ferry terminal from which one can go by water to the S.S. Great Britain. The...

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Dear Tony B, Thank you for the great five star review. It certainly sounds like you had a wonderful time in Bristol and you managed to visit a lot of the local attractions in your short trip to us. I am delighted that you rate us as one of the best hotel you have stayed in. Hopefully you will become...

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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: ₹ 6,709 - ₹ 12,927 (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 Family Hotel in Bristol
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
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“We were on the sixth floor but would ask for a lower floor next time”
 of 5 bubbles CrummyCheshire, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If possible overlooking the river”
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“Ask for a superior room with a waterside view”
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“Views over the floating harbour are lovely.”
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“Park in the car-park and you pay £5 to exit (at the end of your stay, I think)”
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