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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From walking in the front door to The Washington to checking out was simple, easy and efficient. i arrived very late and the receptionist was beyond friendly and helpful. In the morning I had a tasty breakfast served by lovely staff and then just as pleasant reception staff when I checked out. Bristol is becoming quite a pricey city to...

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Winmill1, I am so thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay at The Washington! I do agree with you our staff: breakfast, reception and housekeeper are a real asset to our company! And we also keep very competitive rates considering we are situated in the Clifton areas and our guest house keeps its own personality! Thank you very much...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms could do with some new wall paper but otherwise very good. I had a single room on the 2nd floor. The bed was clean and comfy. I had a bathroom with a decent shower in. I bought the additional WiFi for £5, but you get 3 hours if you don't purchase any. I had an evening meal in...

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Sarah-Jane B, Thank you so much for your kind words! I'm so pleased to see you enjoyed your stayed with us and your dinner at Racks. Regarding the Wifi, we give free unlimited Wifi for our guests that book direct with us, so next time you are coming to Bristol you can phone reception and we will give you...

Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The furniture in the single room I stayed were worn and shabby.. Paint on wall and door worn.. Generally the place looked tired.. Shared bathroom, was however well looked after.. Maybe the same attention can be given to the rooms.. Very friendly, smiling and helpful staff..

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Dear Sophia G, Thanks for leaving us a review, we take in consideration all of our guests feedbacks. I am very sorry to see you didn't find the room as you were expecting, we are going under ongoing process of refurbishments, carpet renewals and painting of all of our rooms. If you are coming back to Bristol you may want...

Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was in a great location for exploring the city, the receptionists were very helpful with bus information and where we wanted to go. All the staff were very friendly and helpful, the breakfast was good and again good service. The room was basic but very clean and comfortable (once we had turned the heating right down) lovely to...

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear tj102015, I do agree with you all of our staff members are very friendly and helpful and they are a real asset to our hotel! I am very sorry to hear about the probelm with the water, however, our maintenance team fixed it thanks to your feedback. Thank you for leaving us a review and we hope to see...

Launceston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great comfortable room best I've slept in ages. Very clean. Staff incredibly helpful, lovely breakfast great location. Will definitely stay again. Wifi a bit problematic which was irritating but intermittent.

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WashingtonManager, Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It’s Fantastic to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us. Our reception, breakfast and housekeeping team do everything in their power to make our guests stay comfortable and personal. We have plenty of different breakfast options available, we provide vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options as we...

Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value hotel in excellent location. Very friendly and helpful staff. It is a pleasure to stay. Room was very good, especially given the price. Will definitely stay here each time we visit Bristol

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear rickbO2220OO, Thank you for taking your time leaving us a review. I do agree with our hotel has competitive prices compare with other hotels in Bristol and we also have a great staff that makes our hotel a very special place to stay. We look forward to see you again at The Washington! Best regards, Patricia Assistant Manager

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When me and my husband arrived to the Washington we didn't expect it to be what it was. When we approached the desk we were welcomed by two lovely ladies Vineta and Isabel both of them were the most helpful and kind . Our stay was excellent we stayed for 3 nights and had a nice large room with very...

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Jasmin19811, Thank you so much for such a lovely review! Vineta,Isobel and Beatrice are so glad you found them helpful and kind, they are a real asset to our hotel! We would love you to have you back at The Washington. If you would like, you can make the reservation over the phone 01179 733980 and we could give...

Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Booked this hotel on price, whilst arranging to visit daughter at Bristol uni. Very impressed with overall package, rooms were fine, breakfast was very good and all the staff were pleasant and efficient, much nicer experience than the "soulless" chain hotel boxes. Yes you could be picky, things could be improved, but all in all great value for money, would...

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear carpetcare2016, Thank you for leaving us a review! I do agree with you, our hotel is totally different from other places and as an independent hotel, our 4 hotels have their own personality. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Patricia Assistant Manager

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Very good service and good rooms, just needs a bit of TLC to raise it to excellent. Very friendly staff, nice touches like fresh fruit in the room and at the reception. Staff knowledgable about where to eat, drink and where to go to in Bristol. Breakfast was tasty and delivered efficiently

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Edward P, Thank you for taking your time to leave us a review, as an independent company we do appreciate our guests kind words. I am glad to see you found our staff friendly and helpfull, they go above and beyond to help our guests to enjoy their stay with us. Regarding the rooms, we are on an ongoing...

Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was only in Bristol for 1 night but I wish I had a chance to stay for a few. The Washington was an absolutely fantastic place to stay! Very easily found from the bus stop I was dropped at, and I was greated at check in with a lovely, clean, well presented reception, and a friendly receptionist. The room...

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Dear ahappybirthdaygirl, Thank you so much for such a lovely review!! We take good pride of all of our staff and they are a real asset! We hope to see you again! And do not forget to ask in reception for our loyalty card, and you can get 10% discount on your stays and also on food and drinks in...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Washington offers City accommodation in the heart of Clifton. We combine both comfort and convenience with the most competitive of prices. An absolute must for those on a budget: quality accommodation and the highest standards of service. With a Full English or Continental breakfast, bowl of fruit, biscuits and complimentary tea and coffee included in the price of every room, the Washington really is the best value Guest House in Bristol.Whatever your reason for visiting, our friendly and efficient reception team is always on hand to make sure your stay is as enjoyable as possible. No matter how long you spend with us, whether it is one day or one month, the Washington's home-from-home atmosphere will perfectly harmonize with your time in the city. Guests at the Washington have a full range of restaurants, cafes and bars on their very doorstep, with Racks Bar & Kitchen and Cafe Clifton merely a few steps away, and the busy Whiteladies road nearby. Secure onsite parking is available for a small charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Washington

Address: 11 -15 St Paul's Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1LX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: RM252 - RM543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Washington 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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“A room higher up would be quieter as the ceilings creak slightly as the building is old”
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“Not one of the single's, it had a shared bathroom”
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“The curtain was just a plain, single panel and if it were a brighter, proper curtain, it would have brightened the (slightly tired) room very much.”
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