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The Base Bed & Breakfast

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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I am undergoing further training at the university of west England so needed a cheap place to stay that wasn't awful! I have found it! The base is excellent. It is quiet, comfortable and clean. Whilst staying here I could easily park my car for free on the drive. The kitchen is clean with everything I needed to be able...

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2nd time on 2nd hen do - I cannot rave about it enough. Perfect location and perfect accommodation. Love the communal kitchen and all bedrooms have an en suite. Will definitely be back!!

1Thank MWill23
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I've used the Base off and on over the last two years when working in Bristol. The rooms are comfortable and the shower and bathroom facilities excellent. The kitchen has the all equipment you need to self cater if required. Good mix of other visitors. Never had a problem and met a good mix of people. I have parked in...

Thank H W
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Visited The Base in November 2015 for a hen do with a group of 17 ladies. From very first enquiry, Jacqui was extremely helpful, friendly and warm. On arrival, the process of obtaining keys was simple and safe, we were immediately impressed with the space, decor and condition of the rooms, plenty of space for everyone! The house was a...

Thank Deanne S
Reviewed 29 October 2015

I only stayed one night at The Base, but it was great. I really appreciated the self-service kitchen, ensuite bathroom and free wifi. Everything was well taken care of, but I never saw any staff and hardly any other guests. It was very quiet and peaceful. There is no one there to receive you, but you have all you need...

Thank margaret g
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I arranged a hen party for 10/12 guests and we stayed in the Urban Villa. I was very impressed by the size of the rooms and the layout was perfect! We used the end bedroom that was connected to a conservatory to gather in for the evenings. Jacqui was amazing with helping me pick the accommodation and providing me with...

Thank LilRoseM
Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Me and my family have stayed here a few times now and love it... It's has a very laid-back, help yourself attitude... It is much cheaper than a hotel, has self catering facilities and is in a great location with shops & good restaurants etc nearby... We have always stayed in room 4 which has a very well kitted out...

Thank DavidMarkCurtis
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I stayed in room 8 which overlooks the garden and so is very quiet. I didn't get a chance to use the garden but it looked very welcoming. The other guests were an eclectic mix, but all friendly, and it felt very homely that a little boy and his family's labrador were playing in the hallway when I arrived. I...

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Amazing place to stay with a group of friends. Location amazing. Kitchen/dining area fully equipped for a large party and lots of space in this area. We rented out the house and flat and couldn't fault it and would definitely return again. Near to Bristol town centre in cab and also only 30 minutes from Bath in scan. Bars nearby...

Thank dawnibbo
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

I had to move unexpectedly, not having nowhere to stay for the night I quickly looked online for reasonable guesthouses came across this one. I called and spoke to the young lady told her I'm a tourist I don't have cards I can pay by cash, she said no problem. So after taking two buses just to reach there, upon...

2Thank Kaylovejay

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Based in Fishponds, Bristol close'ish to University of West England (UWE) and convenient for City Centre, The Base is a primarily self-catering, down to earth, city B&B with an efficient service. With a good standard of rooms and facilities including free Wi-Fi, fully equipped kitchens, The Base is the place to recharge and prepare for your purpose. The Base has many happy customers from around the world. Card payments accepted. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Base Bed & Breakfast

Address: 564 Fishponds Road | Fishponds, Bristol BS16 3DD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: €33 - €88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Base Bed And Breakfast
The Base Hotel Bristol
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“Bring a towel and car share if travelling as a large group”
ruthj470, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms face a busy street, so choose one of the rooms with a view over the back garden. They are lovely and quiet.”
margaretg808, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 4 looks over the garden, is opposite kitchen/dining room, great for kids as they can be in room whilst you cook and still be in view”
DavidMarkCurtis, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Their rooms are available on their website with pictures - they are accurate. Just be reminded they have 2 buildings, main block has en suite bathroom and second blocks has share bathrooms. Both blocks have share kitchens with sufficient equipments to make a decent meal for self-catering stays.”
lowsian, 19 Sep 2014 | Read review
“choose rear facing room as front can be noisy”
FCCbiker, 19 Mar 2014 | Read review
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