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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Bristol Harbor Inn is located in a perfect location. It is right on the harbor and close to many restaurants, Independence Park, a bike/running trail, and the many little shops on and near Hope St which is only a block away. You should visit those shops and especially the Jesse/James antique shop on State St and the clock shop...

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srnhg, Manager at Bristol Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest at the Bristol Harbor Inn in Bristol, RI. We appreciate your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed our location with easy access to running and biking trails as well as the shops in downtown historic Bristol. As you mentioned, the DeWolf Tavern is an excellent choice for dinner located right next to...

Central Square, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the opportunity to stay at the Bristol Harbor Inn on our history fact finding trip. It is a lovely nautical themed place . Our room was spacious and very nice. The staff were very helpful and friendly. It is a beautiful location on the waterfront and nicely located in the historic city of Bristol. I would stay here...

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srnhg, Manager at Bristol Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest at the Bristol Harbor Inn and writing such a great review! We are glad to hear our staff location and amenities exceeded your expectations. We hope you were able to visit the local attractions such as Blithewold Mansion, Linden Place, Herreshoff Marine Museum and Colt State Park on your history trip! You might also...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I stayed here as part of a birthday celebration while eating next door.. Being off season, the front desk was gracious and upgraded my room to a water view with a fireplace...wonderful.. The heater was hard to regulate as it got hot and then chilly but other than that the room was renovated and the bed was comfortable..very nice boutique...

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srnhg, Manager at Bristol Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest at the Bristol Harbor Inn and writing a review. We are glad we were able to upgrade you for your birthday celebration! As you mentioned, we are located next door to DeWolf Tavern an excellent choice for a celebratory dinner. We are also walking distance to historic downtown Bristol which offers several other options...

Weare, New Hampshire
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The location is outstanding with views of the ocean and a lovely boardwalk along the shore. Tea/coffee/breakfast shop located just outside. My first room was larger, with table and chairs, comfortable bed, large bathroom. But the heat never got over 66 so I was moved to a fireplace room, which was substantially smaller but no less well appointed with local...

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srnhg, Manager at Bristol Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest at the Bristol Harbor Inn. We appreciate your feedback. Customer service is our number one priority and we are glad that you found our staff to be responsive and courteous. I apologize for having to move you to another room and will be reviewing your feedback with the manager of the hotel. We are...

Hope, Maine
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Utility noise is unacceptable! Noisy place!!!! Didn't sleep at all!!! Would have slept better in the car at a truck stop. Nice location, friendly staff, recently renovated...way too noisy...fans, fridge, heat and god knows what else. If you would like a good night sleep stay somewhere else. Bring ear plugs.

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srnhg, Manager at Bristol Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest at the Bristol Harbor Inn. We appreciate your feedback as it will help us to continually improve our services and facilities. Although we rarely receive noise complaints, it our priority to make sure every guest is having a superior experience. Please let our front desk know right away if you are experiencing noise issues...

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Hotel is really cute and in a pretty beautiful location. Plenty of local stores and eateries around town. We visited in February so there isn't much going on but it looks like a great location for a summer vacation. The hotel staff is very accommodating and super nice. I had an issue with the hair dryer in our room and...

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srnhg, Manager at Bristol Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest at the Bristol Harbor Inn. We appreciate your feedback. We are glad to hear our staff and location exceeded your expectations. We have single cup coffee makers located in the pull out drawer in the left cabinet of the TV armoire. After reading your review we recognized the coffee makers may be hard to...

Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 January 2017

When I arrived, it was just at dusk and so the lights of this quaint maritime town were just starting to glow. Since the traffic on Thames Street was very light, it was easy find the Inn without worrying about missing it and having to fight congestion to turn back and look again. The sign was clear, and I was...

srnhg, Manager at Bristol Harbor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guests at the Bristol Harbor Inn and writing such a great review. We are pleased to hear that our staff, our amenities, and the hotel itself met/exceeded your expectations. We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a detailed review. As you mentioned, the hotel is in an excellent location walking distance to...

Goshen, Indiana
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

They did renovations in the spring of 2016. This was a beautiful hotel. Very clean and comfortable. Restaurants close. Decorated nicely, staff friendly, very clean. Nice amenities. Fireplace in some rooms. USB charging ports and ihomes.

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this inn for one night after a family event nearby. Very friendly staff, very clean and close to local restaurants. Parking an issue in cold or inclement weather in that you have to go down the street to another lot to park overnight. Other than parking, we would definitely stay there again if in...

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Tekamah, Nebraska, United States
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to stay. It was very clean and quiet. It is located close to a couple of great restaurants and bars. Loved that you could walk out and see the bay. I would recommend this hotel to everyone.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about Bristol Harbor Inn

Address: 259 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1861
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Bristol
Price Range: $152 - $513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bristol Harbor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“When you make your reservation, ask for a room with a view.”
newengland50, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“maybe other rooms are quieter than 116”
captainmjm, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side have the best views and are bright since they overlook the water.”
SJJLP, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room with two beds was spacious”
SouthCarolinaReverie, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 204 has a partial water view, king bed and fireplace. Very Nice!”
SavvyTraveler66, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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