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The Bristol

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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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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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

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...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Location was great, easy to walk to everything and the restaurant was also nice with a view of the water and a yummy breakfast. However, our room was more like a single, the bed was tiny - we struggled to fit in it comfortably and the room itself was also very small. They also only left towels for 1 person...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear popshops, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review about your recent stay. First and foremost, I am happy to hear you enjoyed your breakfast and the River Grille Restaurant itself. The hotel is made up of a variety of different room types and therefore sizes, it sounds as though on this occasion you had...

London
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I stayed at The Bristol on two different occasions both for a work conference and both times was pleased with the hotel. The rooms were clean and had everything you would expect from a business class hotel. The only area for improvement I could see would be the firmer mattress, they were quite soft and on one occasion I woke...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Weece, Thank you for the amazing review. I am happy to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us both times. I know our Head Chef will appreciate your comments regarding the food and menu as being inventive with menu choices is an area prides himself on. I hope to see you back again in the near future. Kind...

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2015

We decided to go to Bristol for a few days for our 45th wedding anniversary, specifically to visit the SS Great Britain, and wanted a hotel within walking distance, that also had car parking facilities. The hotel was just right for us, friendly, clean and staff always attentive. Central for most visitor attractions. Our room was quiet and very comfortable,...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Rhona B, Thank you for an amazing review. Wow, congratulations on your 45th anniversary, quite a mile marker! I am glad to read you found everything about the hotel suitable for what you needed during your stay. Hopefully the rain was not too much of dampener over the weekend and you were still able to explore Bristol. Kind regards,...

Reviewed 23 October 2015

I like visiting Bristol just for a change from Cardiff for shopping and nights out. I usually stay at the local Premier Inn, I won't be doing that again! After staying at this hotel I am more than happy to part with a bit of extra cash to have a relaxing, luxurious stay. I did purchase a package for couples...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear GGeorge17, Thank you for the amazing review. The Love Package is a great excuse to come to Bristol. I am glad to read you thoroughly enjoyed it. Hopefully it wont be too long until we see you back to enjoy another relaxed night away to get some Christmas shopping in! Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

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Reviewed 23 October 2015

My partner, my son and I spent one night in this comfortable, clean. friendly and efficient hotel. Our room was large and spacious with two double beds. Facing onto a side street, with glimpses of water and trees, it was a bit noisy in the early morning- helped by closing all the windows. The location is ideal for the waterfront...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Mary P, Thank you for the great review. It is always appreciated when a guest takes the time to provide us with feedback, especially some as positive as yours. I was glad to read you had a memorable experience with us and I hope to see you back again soon to create some more. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Amazing room two double beds, and wet room although clearly a room for disabled guests. Friendly staff and great location especially when the watershed was opposite and surrounded by great bars and restaurants to eat. Would stay again but quite pricey at £120 a night. A note for hotel, my husband is 6ft and could not stand at the toilet...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Angela S, Thank you for the amazing review. I am glad to read you had an enjoyable experience with us. Absolutely, the type of room should have been explained, so that if you wanted a slightly different room we would have been able to accommodate this. I hope the bathroom did not add too much strain to the stay...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Very impressed with the general standard of everything. Rooms are a great size, and very comfortable - the bed is fantastic. Room has a desk which made working very comfortable, with HDMI connectivity to the TV for your laptop (cable needed) being a great touch. Breakfast was varied and good quality, and the service from everyone in the hotel was...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Q2594LSdanielw, Thank you for the excellent review. I am glad you enjoyed the layout of the bedrooms. The desk is a great benefit, especially for those busy nights. I hope you have an opportunity to return in the future for a leisure stay and to explore some of Bristol's fantastic sites. Sincerely, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • 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: $153 - $323 (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 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
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“6th Floor exec room or suite”
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“Pay the extra and have a 6th floor room overlooking the dock, it is worth it.”
FirstTC, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms vary in size. Ask to see more than one room. Rooms on the Harbour side have the best views”
cordeauxjohn, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on 6th floor overlooking harbour get good views and possibly bit quieter than lower ones”
Liquidator421, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Stayed on the 6th floor. Good views but some noise/music from the bars across the water.”
SallyW0109, 2 May 2017 | Read review
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