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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay here occasionally when visiting Bristol for work. Wonderful staff, wonderful location, wonderful cafe in particular. The only issue is the lift - the fifth floor with a suitcase is a bit of a climb :-)

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

Dear Guest, Wow top marks! Thank you so much. We are delighted you enjoy staying with us. We are working on a resolution on the lift but in the meantime the team will happily assist you with your luggage. :-)

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and carried my suitcase up the stairs to the 5th floor since the lift (which runs from the lower ground to the 4th floor) was broken (this was at the end of Feb 2017). The hostel has a number of communal areas to spend time in. I stayed in a private room (shared shower). There are...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We really welcome your feedback and will set straight to work on fully reviewing your points with a view to making positive change. Thank you once again and we do hope you will return a stay with YHA Bristol in the future. :-)

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town for a festival at vaious venues around the city & wanted somewhere central but cheap to stay. The location of this YHA was great. Right on the waterfront (where everyone sits out in the sun and drinks!) The hostel was nice and modern and clean but a bit inpersonal. There were a lot of older people...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here and we hope to welcome you back in the future.

Yeovil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the YHA restaurant at 14 Narrow Quay Bristol for a meal today. We were a family of 5, with 3 children under 10. The children's menu was small but absolutely fine. Spaghetti Bolognese or Spaghetti in tomato sauce. We adults enjoyed choosing from the 'build your own burger' range, and there were lots of other choices. We...

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

Hi Anne, Super review, thank you. We hope you call in again :-)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location at the water front. A lot of pubs and restaurants nearby. Comfy beds, warm duvets, clean toilets and bathrooms, well equipped kitchen, good lifts, free strong wifi, etc.. This hostel also has a nice common area for guest to relax. Highly recommended.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay. We are delighted you enjoyed it and we very much hope to welcome you back to YHA Bristol in the future.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

YHA have the most fabulous locations whether city (usually wonderfully central) or in stunning countryside. I've clocked up almost 60 years of using them, not continuously, but from age 14. Many are really excellent if you don't mind sharing - which I don't as I like meeting people. Bristol is brilliantly positioned on the harbourside in an old riverside warehouse....

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

Dear Anna, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are sorry that on this occasion we didn't meet your expectations but please rest assured we will take the time to fully reflect on your comments and make positive changes where we can. We do hope you will continue to stay with YHA.

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

All round a nice hostel. Friendly staff and clean rooms. Walls are a little thin, but to be expected. The wifi doesn't always reach the higher floor rooms and the shower being a complete wet room is a little awkward if you don't know the others in the room, but overall had s great stay.

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

Hi Rhiannon, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay. We are pleased overall you enjoyed your time with us and we thank you for your feedback.

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The price is slightly higher than other hostel, yet it is worth you are paying for! The bathroom is cleaner and bigger than i expected. The only bad service is you cannot connect wifi in room, but in lounge.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking a moment to post a review of your stay. We're pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Tenerife
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My first experience of a YHA hostel, after having used many others in the UK and overseas. Impressions generally good. Staff friendly and professional, facilities clean and properly managed. Recreational areas modern and comfirtable and good Wi-Fi. Disbaled access and WC etc. Lift to all floors. The catering at the café-bar stops a little early, in line with the usual...

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

Dear Guest, Super review thank you so much. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Was refuse entry because i forgot to bring ID, had no sympathy that i had nowhere to stay. Spoke to the manager on the phone in the reception area and was told that i can have my money back but wasn't allow to stay. Went through the whole progress of getting a refund and the was told i can't have...

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

We are very sorry that you feel this way. We request identification from all guests upon check in and advise of this before arrival. We are very sorry you could not stay with us however the safety of all our guests is paramount.

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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: €34 - €151 (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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 of 5 bubbles leoniemarabangerter, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
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