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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A last minute (same day) booking as I may plans has changed. From my previous experience of a hostel (not YHA) I not expecting much, but all I wanted was a bed for the night. Most hotels are more expensive last minute and would be wasted on me as only staying a few hours. Got a a male share dorm...

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Super review, thank you for taking the time to share your experience and provide so many positive points. We look forward to welcoming you back to YHA Bristol.

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great location at great rates. Rooms are simply furnished but comfortable. There's a lockable under bed storage. I purchased the breakfast buffet despite the poor reviews. But I was pleasantly surprised by the both the choice and the freshness of it all. Vegans are well catered for too. I wasn't even the only one there as it was very busy....

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi Robert, Thank you for a great review. We really appreciate your comments and will look into the room defects mentioned. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Best wishes

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Has to be one of the best city centre locations for a YHA. Great value for its position. Be prepared that the nightlife is a stones throw away on the other side of the Narrow Quay harbour side but its what makes Bristol such a vibrant, youthful place but not just for the young and for all ages. Love it.

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi Nigel, Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I was a little reluctant on staying in a YHA, as I'm more used to staying in hotels. But I was pleasantly surprise on how cool this venue was, and more importantly the location was fantastic! I stayed here at the weekend as I needed to be close to the centre of Bristol. Everything I needed for my weekend in...

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back to YHA Bristol!

exmouth
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stayed in one of the double private rooms with shared facilities. Nice warm welcome from the staff, it's a small hostel right in the centre of things so brilliant location The room was average hostel accomodation One shower and toilet on my landing, I don't know how many people this was for. The rest areas were OK Kitchen is...

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We're pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to YHA Bristol.

Windsor
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Being a group of 4 girls of the age of 28+ we needed a place to crash in Bristol for one night and have a bit of a base. After reading the reviews we knew our plans were to go out and party in Bristol so thought this place might do! And you know what? It was fine! We enjoyed...

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and kind comments. Next time your hitting Bristol's nightlife we hope you choose us once again :-)

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Our room was a good size and clean but otherwise pretty sparse. The ensuite shower made this unholy noise when operated which I found a lot of fun. I haven't stayed at a hostel for a while so I forgot to bring a towel - don't make the same mistake. Although a nice touch, I wouldn't say the breakfast was...

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Thank you Chris for taking the time to post a review of your stay. We really welcome your feedback and will look where we can make improvements going forward.

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I don't normally feel compelled to review any accommodation really but just thought this place was a bit of a joke. After walking around in the rain all day it took a while to find the tiny yha sign for the hostel. Then the lift ain't working and I'm given a fifth room floor. Then no wifi is mentioned. Then...

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your recent stay. We are very sorry that you feel we did not meet your expectations. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss your points further directly. Warm regards, Richard

Chorley, Lancashire
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We are regular youth hostellers and like the flexibility it gives us to eat out or cook. Good points about this hostel: location, brilliant. Couldn't be more central. Really comfy beds, as always and the room was clean and spacious. Bad points: the kitchen was rubbish, the 'sharp' knife struggled to cut a banana. There was little in the way...

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi Robyn, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your recent stay. We disappointed that you didn't enjoy you time with us a little bit more but we thank you for your comments and will look further into improvements to our self catering facilities.

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with 14 mates for a stag weekend. Cannot complain. Not only is it a decent hostel, the location is superb. Would and have recommended this to friends. Enjoy. Remember to take a towel if you decide to go...

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Hi Simon, Delighted you and your friends enjoyed your stay. Maybe see you again on the next stag...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For good accommodation in Bristol city centre, this backpackers hostel makes a perfect base. Explore the harbourside and old city areas, visit the magnificent Avon Gorge - Brunel’s suspension bridge or enjoy Bristol’s cultural base of theatres, museums, art galleries and thriving live music and club scene. A former waterfront grain house, this Youth Hostel has been sympathetically restored to offer relaxed cosmopolitan surrounding, ideal for a cheap city break or weekend away.YHA members can enjoy free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA Bristol! ... more   less 

Additional Information about YHA Bristol

Address: 14 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: $40 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Bristol 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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“Request a quiet room as some facing the waterfront may get noisy, I stayed midweek and not to bad but Bristol at weekends very vibrant.”
 of 5 bubbles Janner, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try to avoid the top floor, especially if the lifts aren't working!”
 of 5 bubbles AggiePirate, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Find out if there are any people stopping who want to turn in early and share with them - or get a private room!”
 of 5 bubbles maj_jones58, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Quieter floors at the top”
 of 5 bubbles 617rca, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All beds are comfortable and offer a high sleep quality.”
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