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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here recently to attend a wedding hosted by the hotel and I was really impressed. I made our booking directly with them on the phone as we needed a room that could accommodate myself, my partner and our two children. They were able to reserve one of their easy access rooms which had a large double bed, a...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear TDoyle2013, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased to hear you and the your family had a wonderful experience with us. We do our best to ensure we go the extra mile when looking after wedding guests and I am pleased to read you enjoyed the stay. I look forward to seeing back again in the near...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bristol is always my preferred location when I visit Bristol and is definitely a wonderful hotel to stay. Comfortable and spacious rooms with great parking facilities. The hotel staff is always very helpful, professional and polite. Located in the city centre the hotel is highly recommended for those who want to explore Bristol.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Antonio R, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and the time exploring Bristol. I look forward to seeing you back in the future for another great break away. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is really great. Near heaps of bars and restaurants and of course the harbor. It was a quick in and out visit for me, but the room was cozy, clean and quiet. They are not big rooms at all but the beds are comfortable and the baths are modern and bright. All in all, I really enjoyed the...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Barnsey9999, Thank you for the great review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. We offer a variety of rooms each different in size depending on the room type. I do hope to see you back again soon for another relaxed night away. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit to this hotel on business. So convenient if you are taking a car the next door NCP car park connects to the hotel bedrooms and reception, always have issues with taking the car but not here. The reception staff all ladies are really helpful as are the breakfast hosts Riyaz and Ariel, nothing is too much trouble. I...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Fleur187069, Thank you for a great review. I know the team will be happy to read your comments. I am glad you find the ease of parking with us valuable. I hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Lydney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely hotel, a brilliant waterfront location. Breakfast there was a fantastic choice what ever you fancied! We had a family celebration and the food was lovely, the service attentive and nothing too much trouble. Accomodation was lovely and good for all of us with an age range of 8 days to 96 years. Great stay!

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear MRD62, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased to hear you all enjoyed your stay. I know the team will be proud to read your comments. I hope to see you back again in the near future for another wonderful experience. kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Buntingford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is perfectly situated in the centre of Bristol by the waterfront. Rooms are well appointed although our bathroom was small. Staff extremely helpful and friendly. There is parking next door . Couldn't fault this hotel and would happily chose it again.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear bantickr, Thank you for the amazing review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Talgarth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Bristol for two days for a concert and general look around. A great location close to the quay but close enough to the shopping centre as well - good for concert/theatre venues. A very good reception at the hotel which has parking at £5 a day

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear U2111RIpeterw, Thank you for a great review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the location of the hotel. We are prime for exploring Bristol, something I was pleased to see you did. I look forward to seeing back again in the future. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you arrive by car - look for the multistory car park next door. Don't worry, it's only £5 per day if you're staying at the Bristol and there are doors straight through to the hotel on the floor you park on. The staff were friendly and the room was swanky. English Breakfast was a high standard with nice views...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear James R, Thank you for a great review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and valued the ease of parking with us. Breakfast is the hallmark of our business, something I was pleased to hear you enjoyed. I hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location meant I could walk to most of my meetings. Lovely setting on the river too. Restaurant served good quality food and the service throughout was exceptional. The rooms were tastefully furnished but the soft bed and paper thin walls really let this place down. I could literally hear everything in the room next door and there is no...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Samia R, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. I am pleased you liked the hotel and our location, however I can understand the noise being a disruptive issue. I have taken all comments on board will actively look for a solution to rectify this in the future. I do hope you may consider us...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We held our wedding at The Bristol on 28th October. After being let down by a different venue Louise and her team did everything possible to ensure we had an amazing day. From the planning right through to the day nothing was too much trouble for Louise and her team. The day was amazing, room was beautiful, food absolutely amazing...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Mel B, Thank you for a great review. I am happy to hear your wedding day was a hige success. I know Louise will be very proud to read your comments. I hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

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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 

Additional Information about The Bristol

Address: Prince Street, Bristol BS1 4QF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: €86 - €234 (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:
#2 Family Hotel in Bristol
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#2 Green Hotel in Bristol
#3 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
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“6th floor dockside great views of Clifton . Go Queens Square side if you want quieter side.”
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“Waterfront views are great. Disabled persons room was just what we wanted.”
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