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Port de Pollenca, Spain
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We had an overnight stay at this hotel and found the staff incredibly friendly and helpful ! It makes all the difference Thanks !! We will definitely recommend and return next time we are in Bristol and the fact it is so central it makes it a really great to stay !

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear jobean4, Thank you for the amazing review. Providing quality and friendly staff service is at the core of what we do. I am glad to see you enjoyed Bristol, and hopefully the city has won you over enough to return for some Christmas shopping before year end. Sincerely, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol Hotel

Ashford Middlesex
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Just spent 3 nights at The Bristol Hotel as part of my Wife's Birthday celebrations (she loves Bristol - this was our third visit, but first to this hotel) The 3 days did not start too well at all - a young lady was in the foyer - supposedly 'meeting and greeting' but just stood there looking uncomfortable. Checking in...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear hopsmanager, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your stay. I was sorry to hear you encountered a few service issues and felt let down by the product provided. Majority of our Deluxe rooms are River View, however the 6th floor rooms are all Deluxe which means that some of the rooms face different...

Gurgaon
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent location, located near railway station and city center. Rooms are good . Very good waterfront view from restaurant. Breakfast is good and lot of options for vegetarian . For dinner many options are available nearby . Zazabazar isn't very goo option . Value for money . Staff is very courteous. Highly recommended

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear travelchampion062, Thank you for the feedback on your most recent stay. It is always appreciated when a guests takes the time to tell us how they enjoyed their experience with us. I hope Bristol was a successful trip and hopefully to see you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol Hotel

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Stayed in couples for a friends birthday, perfect location beautiful hotel and staff were very nice and helpful. Breakfast was lovely so much choice. Will be staying here again as it is deffinatly worth the money

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear charlotten20, Thank you for the great review. I hope you enjoyed a memorable weekend for your friends birthday. Breakfast is the hallmark of our business, for which I am glad to see you enjoyed you experience with. I hope to see you back soon in the near future. Sincerely, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol Hotel

United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Stayed for 1 night and got lower price booking via TripAdvisor. Location could not be better. Our room was not ready on arrival, returned a couple of hours later to find we had been upgraded to a larger room with comfy king sized bed, although bathroom was a little cramped. Spotless and well appointed. Overlooked Prince St. but heard nothing....

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Judike2, Thank you for the amazing review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your most recent stay. The location is perfect for exploring Bristol, for which I hope you had a good opportunity to do so. I look forward to seeing you back in the near future. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol Hotel

Barnt Green, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Rooms nice and clean, had one overlooking harbour, was v nice. Compact but lovely. Breakfast was amazing and free car parking a bonus. Wasnt too noisy at night and very well positioned, would defo come back.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear SCohen48, Thank you for the excellent review. I am glad to read you had a great experience and enjoyed our breakfast on offer. The car park is a great asset for all our guests and I am happy to see you thought so as well. I look forward to seeing you back in the near future. Sincerely, Peter Prinsloo...

Rose Truro
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Epic position on waterfront, staff wonderful, hotel very nice however the nightclub across the way runs till two a.m. and is very present in the room, even with secondary glazing. Snoring from the room next door also was surprising to hear through the wall. We had a checkout problem with the cleaner going into the room before we checked out...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Michael N, Thank you for the recent review. I am glad to read you enjoyed Bristol and that the hotel was perfectly located during your stay. However, due to the location, our River facing rooms do experience some noise. We have a variety of rooms throughout the hotel that face with toward the back, on to Prince Street or...

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Lovely comfortable room overlooking the river. Very clean and great Temple Spa toiletriesprovided .Charming and helpful staff. We did not eat here but menu looked good, we did have drink in bar which overlooks river, again lovely attentive staff and very pleasant enviroment

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear redway7, Thank for the amazing review. We always aim to deliver a great product to out guest, for which I was pleased to read you thought so as well with the amenities provided. The hotels location is perfect for exploring Bristol's historic harbour side and has some amazing bars and restaurants as well. Hope fully we will see you...

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Very friendly staff. Rooms spacious with all usual accessories. We asked for and received a room on the top floor overlooking the river (and cathedral) which had excellent views and the double glazing meant quiet nights. The decor is modern and clean and there is a turn down service with complimentary chocolate! The car parking is free and next door...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Andrew J, Thank you for the amazing review. I am glad to read you enjoyed our Deluxe rooms and found that they suited your stay. I hope you are able to return before Christmas to do a bit of shopping and hopefully enjoy a relaxed dinner in our River Grille Restaurant. Sincerely, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol...

Falmouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful hotel with super facilities but don't book a room overlooking the river, it's very, very noisy! I am a fresh air freak and had my windows open; however, my friend had hers shut and was still kept awake by the noise. The rooms were lovely, we had loads of space and they were very clean. The...

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Dear margaret g, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review on your recent stay. The hotels location on the Harbour side is perfect for exploring, unfortunately it does come with a noise factor on the odd occasion when facing the river. We have rooms facing Prince street and in the inner well which are much...

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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 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bristol 4*
Number of rooms: 187
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Bristol The Hotel
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#1 Green Hotel in Bristol
#2 Family Hotel in Bristol
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
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“Overlook the water rather than the street.”
Chingachgook2, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“River facing rooms have better views”
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“Avoid rooms on the inside of this hotel”
jameswolfenden, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 612 overlooks the water, has amazing views, some muffled noise from the many restaurants and bars below.”
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“Our room was the most basic and it was great. Good size, clean, comfortable bed. Bathroom was a little small but otherwise fine.”
jenaviv, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
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