We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Bristol Harbor Inn

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Professional photos
Bristol Harbor Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

165 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for Bristol Harbor Inn
See the most recent reviews
Showing 163: English reviews
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Perfect location,water view,rooms are small but very clean and comfortable.a nice selection of restaurants ,beautiful waterfront walkway leading to a lovely park.Walking distance to many nice shops and eating establishments.The only improvement would be a change of In room coffee,perhaps a keurig type maker. .

Helpful?
Thank bjbjtoday
Newton, MA
Level Contributor
100 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We booked this hotel as a last minute one-night getaway and were thrilled. The photos on this site don't do it justice since the renovation. Our lovely room was comparable to the Hyatt in Newport, where we have also stayed. We were told it did not have a water view when it actually did! (Room 204) Nice surprise. There was... More 

Helpful?
Thank SavvyTraveler66
Woodbridge, New Jersey, United States
Level Contributor
44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Stayed here while attending a wedding in the area. Check in was fast and nice. Rooms are newly Renovated...very clean and comfortable. The bed was a bit hard but not uncomfortable. We lost power because of a passing storm but everything was up and running within 20 mins. The room didn't have an iron so we called to the front... More 

Helpful?
Thank Christina L
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level Contributor
48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I needed a spot for one night because we were going to be drinking at a friend's house that was too tiny to accommodate us so I booked here with a room adjoining mine so we could continue our chatting with the other friend that had accompanied me. She is so fun to be with and it was a perfect... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rita S
Rochester, New York
Level Contributor
90 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

My wife and I returned to Bristol and stayed once again at the Bristol Harbor Inn. Upon arrival we were told that the Inn was under new management and had been totally renovated since we had last visited almost two years ago. Indeed it was - the king size bedroom was one that we had stayed in many years ago... More 

Helpful?
Thank Matt M
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

If you are planning on having a special time in Bristol, please, do NOT stay at the Bristol Harbor Inn (BHI). We had our wedding at Blithewold Mansion and booked rooms at the BHI 1 year in advance. When we arrived at 3:30, half the reservations' rooms STILL weren't ready, even though they said to come after 3PM. My parents'... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank Jonathan M
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
Level Contributor
915 reviews
103 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 694 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

While it isn't easy to find this place without GPS, it's worth looking. Newly renovated in Spring 2016, the common areas and rooms are clean and well-maintained. Probably the worst thing you could say is that they tried to charge $50 against my credit card per day for "incidentals" (We were told this was corporate policy since some of their... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank HowlnBubba
Shelton, CT
Level Contributor
28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Bristol Harbor Inn We stayed here for a few days in June. The room was newly renovated, very clean and comfortable. Staff was polite and helpful.. We were on the third floor with an electric fireplace and had a view of the harbor. Lovely town. Very patriotic. We did the walking tour and saw many historical places. There are many... More 

Helpful?
Thank Janina D
whitesburg ky, United States
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This place recently changed ownership. The whole property has been renovated. The renovations are gorgeous- color theme , lay out new furniture and accessories, fresh and CLEAN. It is located on the harbor- waterview. You can sit on the pier and watch the sailing regattas, beautiful sunrise and sunset. It is in town within walking distance from multiple restuarants. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kathleen C
Boston
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed! Booked this hotel almost two months ago and requested a standard King room. Arrived in our room to find we were given 2 doubles. Front desk and manager advised us they were totally booked and couldn't help us. It's not like I walked in off the street looking for a room! I have a CONFIRMED reservation for a... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Marky1025

41 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (32)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (11)
Viewed
View from Room (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (8)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Bristol
9.8 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
13.8 km away
Hampton Inn Fall River/Westport
5.7 km away
Founder's Brook Motel & Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
16.2 km away
Holiday Inn Express Middletown / Newport
20.5 km away
Hotel Viking
Hotel Viking
#5 of 21 in Newport
1,760 reviews
20.6 km away
Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about Bristol Harbor Inn

Address: 259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Bristol
Price Range: ₹ 6,409 - ₹ 11,591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bristol Harbor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, TripOnline SA, Agoda, Travelocity and Booking.com so you can book your Bristol Harbor Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Bristol Harbor Hotel Bristol
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Bristol Harbor Inn staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Glastonbury, Connecticut
4 months ago
Pembroke, Massachusetts
over a year ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Bristol Harbor Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room with two beds was spacious”
 of 5 bubbles SouthCarolinaReverie, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 204 has a partial water view, king bed and fireplace. Very Nice!”
 of 5 bubbles SavvyTraveler66, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“South facing or harbor end rooms may offer better views though the windows are not expansive.”
 of 5 bubbles MattMary496, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a water view room.”
 of 5 bubbles HowlnBubba, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Third floor you have a better view of the harbor”
 of 5 bubbles JaninaD560, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay