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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited on a busy weekend. Nick, family and staff were all great and made us feel at home Nice breakfast that was not too big Thanks to all. Shower rooms and bedrooms were fine but perhas a bit dated Would go back

Thank golfingkev
Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite being asked what time we would arrive - we said 4pm - when we arrived the heating had only just been put on. It was a bitter cold day and the rooms were freezing! We were told it would soon heat up, but it didn't get much better. I hardly slept because I was so cold. There were adequate...

Thank Pennybry
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had stayed in this B@B when the previous owners had it, but I remembered it was very cold so we did not return even though our family lives in the same road and it was convenient. But we were told that the new owners(Nick & Pat) are very nice, and they really were so welcoming and friendly. We had...

Thank Toby T
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Excellent B&B with friendly owners (+dog !). Handy for getting into the centre by bus. Good choice of breakfasts in a very attractive conservatory, comfortable bed, free on-street parking. Ideal for a short break.

Thank Roy W
Benfleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Downlands house in henleaze is a super great value B&B . The breakfast is excellent, the hospitality is fantastic and the rooms very comfortable. There are nine rooms all I believe with en-suite , the style is classic and tasteful. The place is spotless and warm with great showers.

Thank Richard N
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We loved this beautiful little guesthouse. Our room was light and airy with a comfortable bed, coffee and tea in the room and a full English breakfast served in a glass sunroom or the garden if the weather is good. The hosts were friendly and helpful and the location was very good with easy access to bus routes to downtown,...

Thank Cora G
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have only been to Bristol twice and both times I stopped at the Downlands House. I cant fault the hotel or the people, nothing is too much trouble. Not sure when I will next be in Bristol but when I am it will be the only place I consider stopping.

Thank LesCumbria
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

In need of an update. In the room I stayed in the bathroom was tired and needed a refurb and mis match of furniture in the bedroom. Limited breakfast - cereal, 1 type of juice but no yoghurt or fresh fruit. Pleasant people but not up to the best competition.

Thank paulZ4284UU
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We recently spent several nights at Downlands House while on vacation in England. This B&B is conveniently located to #1 and #2 bus stops in a quiet residential neighborhood. The bus ride to Bristol City Center is about 10 minutes. It is within site seeing distance to parks, Bristol Zoo, and Clifton Suspension Bridge. The hostess runs a clean and...

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This guest house is on a quiet street just off the main road through Henleaze with its busy shops and cafes, but we found it a very quiet and peaceful place to stay. We had a double room at the top of he house which was clean and equipped with a black out blind which ensured an uninterrupted and comfy...

Thank loobylooSheffield

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Downlands House is a family run Bed and Breakfast near Bristol Downs. This Victorian town house provides comfortable accommodation for visitors, with a choice of single, double, twin and en-suite rooms at very reasonable rates, with TV and Wi-Fi included. This elegant yet cosy guest house has become a firm favorite with professionals visiting Bristol as well as families and tourists looking for a convenient base from which to explore. Situated at the top of the Downs, it is convenient to access local hospitals, Universities, business areas such as Filton and of course city centre attractions. Tourist information is available in the guest house where the hosts pride themselves on their warm welcome and friendly service to all guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downlands House

Address: 33 Henleaze Gardens, Bristol BS9 4HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: ₹ 2,941 - ₹ 4,902 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“If u find stairs a problem ask if they have rooms on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles tobyt555, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“From what we saw, all the rooms were lovely”
 of 5 bubbles corag405, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“This is a home, not a high-rise. Some rooms have an en suite. It's located in a quiet residential neighborhood.”
 of 5 bubbles U9788ODpatriciaw, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is a twin-bedded room at the back of the property. Large Window (very light) and was very quiet. Sunny room too. This room was on the second floor so was quite easy to get to.”
 of 5 bubbles HildaW521, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I've staying in a few different rooms and all have been clean, comfortable and well supplied with toiletries.”
 of 5 bubbles BaxterKent, 2 Jun 2014 | Read review
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