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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed solo for one night in November for a 'boys ( OK then, old mens ) reunion, so all that was required was a clean bedroom and bathroom - both fixed at a very reasonable price. Arrived by public transport so can't comment on the car parking arrangements. Reception staff very pleasant and welcoming. Room 12 on the ground... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I arrived at this hotel with some trepidation having read some truly awful recent reviews. I have to say, I was very pleasantly surprised by my experience. The hotel is excellent value for money. Very well placed for the University and Clifton village. I was in a top floor single room. It was small and a little tired, but spotlessly... More 

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Thank 356JudyS
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed my stay at The Clifton. The hotel was well located with easy and convenient access to Clifton Village and its many restaurants and cafes. Jane on reception was particularly friendly and helpful.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in the Clifton hotel last night to spend time with relatives in Bristol. Was a bit worried about the mixed reviews but so glad we went ahead and stayed there.Brilliant location, had room 22 which was an executive double, good value for money, comfy bed in fact best nights sleep we've ever had in a hotel, quiet, very clean,... More 

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Thank LPG52
Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi LPG52, I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us at The Clifton. As an independent business competing with so large companies we really do appreciate all feedback and reviews from our customers. I will pass on your comments to the staff and the team in Racks. Next time you're planning a trip to... More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely room, which had been recently renovated and was spotlessly clean - thank you Agnieszka, our room attendant! The modern bathroom was of a high standard. The location was perfect for exploring Bristol and Clifton, but also peaceful. The reception area had a warm friendly atmosphere where there was a great cafe run by Maria. The receptionists,... More 

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tracy, Thank you so much for your lovely review. Maria, Agnieszka, Dorotea and Jeka will be delighted to hear that they were able to make your stay extra special. They all work extremely hard to make every guest feel welcomed and at home here. They are all so pleased to read your comments. Thank you from myself and the... More 

Greater Hobart, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelling by oneself can be not so much fun but I found that the Clifton Hotel made it a great experience. It's an older style place, and quaint in many ways, but it retains an older style sense of looking after its guests with courtesy and hospitality. This extends to offering complimentary fruit in the room on arrival, along with... More 

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Helen, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Clifton. As an independent business we love feedback and As you say the staff work really hard to make sure every guest feels welcomed including the housekeeping team who will be delighted to hear that you appreciated their efforts. I shall make... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my grandson as I was taking him to the zoo , wasn't very impressed with the room as they were old and looked like been converted from a house, but it did the job and we had a good night's sleep before our day at the zoo so this is why it got 4 stars from us

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thank you for your review. As an independent business all feedback is welcomed to help us improve. I am glad you slept well to get you ready for your day at the zoo! Our hotel is situated in a beautiful grade-II listed georgian villa and you will be pleased to hear we are refurbishing our standard twin and... More 

Whitstable, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In an increasingly corporate and plastic world, it has been refreshing to stay in a friendly and charming hotel. Excellent location for all Clifton and central Bristol has to offer, but also has its own bar and restaurant offering good food at a reasonable price...with a buzzing but ultimately relaxing vibe. The staff in all functions have been helpful, friendly... More 

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi mvh3315, Thank you so much for your lovely review. As an independent business competing with so many corporate chains we pride ourselves on our high standard of customer service and making every guest feel welcomed and looked after as best we can. I will pass on your comments to the staff who all work extremely hard, they will be... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you by some unfortunate reason stay at the Clifton hotel Bristol. You should take video of what it's in the room when you arrive. Although you pay for a room you would think the toiletry are included and not expecting to be change £20 For SOAP yes soap after you have check out? But when I mention the shower... More 

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ronald, I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. As I explained to you, we provide nice large bottles of soaps in our showers and unfortunately if one goes missing from the room it has to be charged. I apologise if the fact that they are not complementary was not made clearer to... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed here to attend a local Rock venue on Sunday night. We were made to feel very welcome by Jeka and Dorotea on reception (we had a good old chat about music!) and our room was very comfortable. The complimentary welcome tray of fresh fruit, real tea leaves and fresh ground coffee beans was a lovely... More 

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Kate, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Dorotea and Jeka are delighted to hear that they were able to make your stay special. They both work really hard to be welcoming and provide great customer service so your feedback and praise is so nice to hear. Great to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clifton Hotel is situated in an ideal location for visiting Bristol within walking distance of both Clifton Village and the City Centre. A small and independent hotel part of the Clifton Hotels Group we provide clean and comfortable accommodation at competitive prices. We welcome guests with a smile priding ourselves in providing levels of customer service that were mentioned in our recent AA report as being of five star standards. We hope that guests enjoy the relaxed café reception area and our busy and vibrant restaurant Racks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clifton Hotel

Address: St Paul's Rd | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1LX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: €51 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Clifton Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 59
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Top floor has least noise from the bar and road, but the walls are thin.”
 of 5 bubbles 356JudyS, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 22 which is the opposite side to the restaurant racks”
 of 5 bubbles LPG52, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had an executive double”
 of 5 bubbles 956tracy, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No sure maybe all rooms are same”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The picture on the website is not a true representative”
 of 5 bubbles 944patrickb944, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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