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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed when visiting Bristol to watch a concert at the o2. Great location with bars and restaurants around. Room service menu was small but the food was tasty. The room was quite small but the fixtures and fittings were nice and it had a modern clean bathroom. I'd stay again, they often have good offers on.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Pippy_x, Thank yoyu for taking the time to review us. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay overall and I do hope your concert was a great experience. I do hope to see you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Southern Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, with convenient and inexpensive parking next door, The Bristol restores your faith in English city hotels. The place just feels right. Comfortable rooms, good bar, and a great restaurant makes for a highly enjoyable stay. Lighting in the rooms could be improved, but that's about the only problem. Not the cheapest place to stay in Bristol, but it's...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear ExpatSouthernSpain, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased to read you enjoyed your stay, one I hope you will repeat again in the near future. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Bristol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect Location and a very pleasant stay. Rooms slightly on the small side but how long do we really spend in the room. Overall Very Good and would definitely stay again. A little mix up at reservations but sorted very quickly

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear juliepR6069DI, Thank you for great review. I am pleased you enoyed your stay and that we managed to resolve any confusion on our part. I do hope to see you back agai in soon. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel a few times and have been really pleased. However, on this occasion our room was really small with no drawer storage other than three very shallow desk drawers (for stationery only). The wardrobe would have been fine if the inside was not practically filled with the unit housing the room safe facility and an...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear rae w, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We have a variety of rooms here at The Bristol, ranging from Standard to Superior and Deluxe, each differing in size due to the age and nature of the hotel. I can understand your comments and value for money is large representation of which we aim...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On first arrival the hotel looked quite good, the staff on recepetion are very welcoming and helpful. We were given are room key and directed towards our room. On exiting the lift we noticed that the corridors were quite cold, thought nothing of it and proceeded to our room. We opened our room and it too was very cold, there...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear nigel f, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. I am sorry to hear your stay was not a memorable occasion. We have a variety of rooms differing in size, something we do our best to make up for with the product we place in each room. I have taken your comments on board and...

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really lovely place to stay, From the moment we walked through the door to the time we left was faultless. The welcome we received on arrival really friendly, the staff on the front desk were lovely, happy and very helpful. Our room was on the 3rd floor, our view out of the window was a courtyard which...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear KathyF136, Thank you for an amazing eview. I am pleased to read you had a great experience with us, one I hope you will repeat in the future. I know the team are very proud to read you rcomments and demonstrates the ffort they put into our guests experience. once again, thank you for the great feedback. Kind regards,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for a night out. The room was a good size, view wasn't great (over the roof) and breakfast wasn't included which for £125 we felt should have been. That said, the staff were friendly and polite, the room was clean and the location was perfect. Lots of great restaurants and bars close by.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear ratkinifaso, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review. We have a multiple rates available across most platforms which include breakfast as option as well as many other packages on our direct website which represent the best value for money. I do hope to see you back again in the near future as I am...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay in this hotel last Friday 10th March , Its location is terrific with plenty of bars and restaurants within walking distance . The hotel is very nice and modern inside and very relaxing. We had a slight issue withe the room we were originally allocated but when we contacted the reception the duty manager arranged a free upgrade...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Dougsmobile, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased we managed to resolve any concerns you had when you arrived with your room. I know the waiting staff and Kitchen brigade will be pleased to read your comments about your dinnig experience. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving, we thought we had made a mistake. From the outside this looks like a very unloved hotel, blending in well with the multi-storey car park next door - because it looks like one. However, we were very pleasantly surprised when we got to our room, spacious and comfortable with all you needed. Free Wi-Fi, good breakfast included, but they...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Paul K, Thank you for the great review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay overall. The outside of the hotel is something out of control at the moment, although we hope to remedy this in the near future. I have taken you feedback on board and will be looking into the areas as to where we can imrpovements....

Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely large twin room overlooking the river - very clean room and bathroom - helpful and welcoming staff. Breakfast a little poor so wont have that again. Continental breakfast was sparse. I will stay again but will eat breakfast elsewhere especially as Bristol has loads of independent cafes.

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Dear Valerie H, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with review. I am sorry to hear you did no value our breakfast offering. We always aim ton continuously improve our products for our guests, for which your feedback is appreciated. I do hope to see you back again in the future. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of...

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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 

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Address: Prince Street, Bristol BS1 4QF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: $145 - $279 (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 Family Hotel in Bristol
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
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