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Number Thirty Eight

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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Arrived quite late but no problem Managed to park right outside Free upgrade to larger room with view over Downs Lots of small touches to make a comfortable stay Woke to a spectacular rainbow & breakfast Had to leave early so glad of prompt service at 7.30 Definitely one of nicest B&Bs

Thank Hugsies
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed here for two nights and took several rooms for the bridal party for my daughter's wedding elsewhere in Bristol. My daughter had suite 1 which was very large and beautiful and enabled the bridal party to get ready together. The other rooms were smaller but just as well finished with lovely comfortable beds and very good bathrooms. The...

Thank Melanie F
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We had a wonderful stay here in one of the top rooms (suites), which have the most magnificent views of Bristol. Beautifully appointed, comfortable, surprisingly quiet and excellent breakfast. Thank you!

Thank Derek W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I stayed recently for 2 nights as a friend was getting married and the hotel was our venue for the bridal party to get ready in the morning. It is full of charm, very clean and the staff are very helpful and polite. The bride stayed in the suite (number 1) and it was a gorgeous room with a walk...

Thank Lillycarreras
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We stayed for one night in this very charming small hotel. It is beautifully decorated and in a wonderful situation facing Clifton Downs, and close to the Suspension Bridge, although our very comfortable room (on the lower floor) was quite small. The breakfast was excellent and the staff most helpful; we arranged to have an early breakfast and this was...

Thank vickieplum
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Even in foul weather the location of number 38 is stunning, overlooking woodland. Short walk to the zoo and the suspension bridge. The interior of the hotel was beautiful and well appointed. They don't serve dinner but Whiteladies Road, a short walk, offers many choices. Breakfast was a bit of a problem. We needed to have breakfast served in our...

Thank OnlyinBrighton
Wimbledon, London
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

My wife had never been to Bristol and I said that Clifton was similar to both Cheltenham and Bath, so we knew the area we wanted to stay. We were meeting friends for dinner (The Lido, excellent) Room 10 is quite small (with shower only) but quiet being at the back of the hotel. The hotel is very stylish and...

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We spent a lovely evening at this beautiful hotel. We stayed in a luxury double which had a freestanding bath with lovely views across Bristol. The decor is stylish and the whole place has a very relaxing feel. Breakfast was delicious and the staff were friendly. We'll definitely be returning!

Thank Claireinlondon
New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We had a really enjoyable night at Number Thirty Eight. We stayed in one of the luxury doubles and the room was beautiful. Staff were very friendly and the breakfast was delicious. Will definitely return.

Thank Claire I
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Comfortable, close to attractions, beautifully decorated. A pleasure to stay there. Our only quibble with the room was that there was water dripping out of the extractor fan in the bathroom. We reported it but nothing was done during our stay. We realised the fan had been turned off at the switch prior to our arrival, so surmised the owners...

Thank wrdn

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer ten stylish bedrooms in a recently refurbished Georgian merchant’s house at the top of the city. We offer an alternative to the corporate environment of city hotels, providing a contemporary 'home away from home' feel — focusing on the highest level of comfort and care. With panoramic city views from the rear of the building and the vast expanse of Clifton Downs to the front we are ideally placed for a short stop-over or weekend city break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Number Thirty Eight

Address: 38 Upper Belgrave Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2XN, England (Formerly Downs View Guest House)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: RM699 - RM1,079 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Number 38
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“Room 4 is great, view over the park and a good size, shower only which suited us”
stushy2016, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top room if you can get up there. Great view front and back.”
  • Street
  • Relaxing
  • Shower
  • Clifton common
  • Fabulous bed
  • Over bristol
  • Fabulous
  • TV
LindsayD99, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Loft room was huge with nice views”
anya77, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Suggest a superior room with a city view to avoid traffic noise from the front and you get an amazing view!”
  • Room with one hell of a view!
MatthewA217, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms are down two floors.”
F118ARpaulinem, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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