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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Went to the hotel for a weekend for my dad's birthday and my self and my family couldn't have been more impressed! The hotel was so clean and welcoming, the staff couldn't do enough for us and they all wished my dad a happy birthday on his birthday evening meal. The food was delicious and well presented, the rooms were...

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Jamie_W3stin Thank you for leaving us a five star review, It is great you enjoyed your stay to celebrate your Dad’s birthday over the weekend. Our restaurant team will be delighted to hear you felt the meal was “well presented and delicious”. We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol Hotel again in the near future, Sincerely Mark...

Somerset, UK
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We parked in the adjacent NCP car park. Check in was quick and simple. The room was very clean and well presented but was one of the smallest hotel rooms I have stayed in! The bathroom was tastefully decorated and the large shower was pleasant. The bed was quite small and soft but was comfortable. We had to close the...

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Rachel065. Thank you for the great review, We are delighted you had a pleasant stay with us. Our car park is complimentary for all overnight guests who stay in the hotel. We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol Hotel again in the near future, Sincerely Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol Hotel

Exmouth
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Whilst visiting the Harbour Festival, we stayed in this hotel. Having somewhere right in the middle of the festivities was an absolute bonus as my partner is partially sighted and I am a wheelchair user. It really couldn't have been any simpler.

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Pendy69 Thank you for leaving us a five star review, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay during the harbour festival. It was a great weekend and the Weather was a bonus. We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol Hotel again in the near future, Sincerely Mark Payne General manager The Bristol Hotel

Reviewed 19 July 2015

Really good location for all the harbour side attractions. You can park in the NCP car park next door for free from when you arrive to when you leave regardless of check in or checkout times, reception will provide the exit ticket whenever you leave. Easy to get from the car park to the rooms which makes moving luggage &...

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Dear Katherine M Thank you for the five star review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and got to take in all the Harbourside attractions. It is great to hear you availed of our complimentary car parking whist at the hotel also, Sincerely, Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol Hotel

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Lovely hotel, in a great location. Parking facilities were very good. Staff were pleasant and efficient. Made to feel very special during our stay for my partners birthday. Wouldn't hesitate to stay again.

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear 993charlotte Thank you for the five star review, I am glad you both enjoyed your stay, especially when it was to celebrate a great occasion like a Birthday. We love to hear comments on our team being “pleasant and efficient” so thank you for your feedback. Sincerely, Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol Hotel

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Reviewed 18 July 2015

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Reviewed 17 July 2015

Stayed here to visit a friend on the way back from an interview in Wales. The rooms are OK, but a bit tired and need of a spruce. They didn't have a fridge to use. You can expect noise because of the location, but having stayed in two different rooms on the top floor, one of them has a real...

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Bristol_GM1, General Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear DJDB, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for posting some photos. As you pointed out none of our rooms have fridges and I am sorry you could hear noise from across the water during your stay. We appreciate your great comments on our Steak Sandwich and cocktails. Sincerely Mark Payne General manager The...

Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

The beds are so soft that when you first sit down you fall off because you don't expect to sink that low!! No air conditioning but a table top fan is provided and it works just fine. Breakfast is not included but available if you pay the add on fee (£10 p/d). The room was very quiet because the window...

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Dear Colleen M, Thank you for the great review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and in particular our beds at the hotel!! It is great to hear you availed of our complimentary guest parking during your stay. Sincerely, Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol Hotel

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I needed to book a twin room in a central Bristol hotel with a couple of weeks notice. It was proving really difficult due to a 10k race due to take place through the city on the Sunday of our trip. I had found The Bristol and loved the look of it as I prefer 'non-chain' hotels and although The...

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Dear Charlotte A, Thank you for the five star review, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at the hotel and thank you for posting such a comprehensive review. I have passed on your feedback also to Jenni who is really pleased to get a mention. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel again in...

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Reviewed 16 July 2015

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: RM402 - RM1,086 (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:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
#2 Family Hotel in Bristol
#2 Green Hotel in Bristol
#3 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
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