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Carmarthen
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This hotel is just superb.Every one is so helpful and supportive.The reception staff remembered us from our previous stay, very concerned about my husband's eye condition after his emergency surgery 3 weeks ago. A room on the 6th floor was excellent, bar snack and restaurant meal very good and breakfast staff this morning so accomadative.They really wanted to make a...

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London, United Kingdom
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I use this hotel on occasion for conferences and I love it! Visited recently for a meeting of 40 people. The rooms were Great, the staff was fantastic and willing to help with. The food was also fab! Can't fault this place!!

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Pudsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good value for money in a true luxury hotel, ample NCP parking with the car park linked to the hotel floor eg park on 2nd floor of NCP and there's a door (using hotel card) that takes you into the 2nd floor lobby. Really good location - Just under a mile from Temple Meads Station - Waterfront with Waterfront Restaurant...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I paid the hotel in advance and arrived at 9:30 pm. Because of my "late" arrival they gave me a SMOKING room that is at an half basement level. Also there isn't any bottled water in the room. When i went to tell these at the reception i was firstly told that there is no empty room. So they made...

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State College, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have come to the hotel and they gave us first floor room looking to the floor and it is a smoking room even we requested otherwise. They said non-smoking rooms were not available! the room smells like ash tray! not refreshed at all. i am not sure how i can sleep in this room! we have to sleep here...

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Bermuda
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Needed somewhere hassle-free to stay just one night and they fit the bill perfectly. Easy to park, easy to find, walking distance to lots of restaurants. Staff were friendly and helpful. Price was reasonable. The room's view could have been better (view of other building) but that's probably why the rate was so good. Room was spacious, bathroom was small...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Bermudian4, Thank you for a great review. I am pleased to read you matched you need for quick and efficient stay. Our location is prime for exploring Bristol, however our rooms do face all directions, some have views over the Harbourside and other the surrounding areas. I do hope you will consider us again for any future stays in...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Absolutely loved the afternoon tea we booked for Mother's Day. Lovely location overlooking the harbour and a great selection of drinks, sandwiches and cakes. Staff were lovely and friendly, couldn't fault it and will definitely visit again.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Sarah P, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased to read you had great experience with us for others Day, one I hope you will repeat again for other special occasions. I know the staff and chefs are proud of your comments. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We came to Bristol Hotel for Mother's Day & couldn't have picked a better venue. Beautiful location on the harbour side. Afternoon tea was delightful & staff are very friendly and approachable. Fantastic afternoon, thank you!

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Jorden21, Thank you for an amazing review. I know the team and all the chefs will be proud to read your comments. We hope to see you back again in the near future for another wonderful experience. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Essex
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the second visit to the Bristol and sister hotel the Marylebone in London. Cannot fault the greeting , cleanliness overall service and food quality . A pleasant relaxed and very comfortable stay. Minor comment could do with free weights in the gym. Alan

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear K2898WOalanr, Thank you for the great feedback. I am pleased you enjoyed your experience with us. We are always looking for areas to develop in for our guests, so I can only thasnk you for your comments to help with this. I do hope to see you back again soon for another relaxed break away. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo...

Amsterdam
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great stay at The Bristol this weekend. It was a special birthday trip, and although booked via a third party booking agent, the note was picked up and we were surprised with a room upgrade and balloons/cakes in the room. Considering there was a wedding taking place (which I know takes up a lot of staff and time), we were...

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Dear samuelb908, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. I know our team will be extremely proud to read your copmments. We challenge our Guest Relations members to go above and beyond where ever possible, something I was pleased to read you found value in. I look forward to seeing you back again soon. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations...

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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 

Additional Information about The Bristol

Address: Prince Street, Bristol BS1 4QF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: RM460 - RM881 (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 Business Hotel in Bristol
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
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“Ask for Waterfront Views”
 of 5 bubbles ShahidN57, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“6th floor has the best view over the city and waterfront”
 of 5 bubbles samuelb908, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles rogerdZ9492DN, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a superior room with a waterside view”
 of 5 bubbles 133nigelf, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
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