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29-30 Victoria Square Clifton, Bristol BS8 4EW England
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#28 of 47 in Bristol
The Victoria Square Hotel is spread across two gracious Grade II listed buildings situated on a Georgian square in the most sought-after area of Bristol. Join us to experience authentic hospitality in a unique destination. Clifton Village is home to period architecture combining ornate terraces, luscious gardens, and vibrant streets lined with boutique shops and cafés. Whether you like outdoor activities or you lean towards fashion and food trends, Clifton has just the thing for your individual taste. Located near Brunel's iconic Suspension Bridge and Bristol Zoo, just a couple of minutes drive from the centre and with excellent links to Bristol Temple Meads Train Station and Bristol Airport, we are ideal for both business and leisure. We have a first come, first served car park with limited spaces. Parking is charged at £5.00 per day. Since the introduction of parking restrictions to the Clifton area, to park on the local roads you will need a parking permit from the hotel also charged at £5 per day. Free parking is available on Sundays and bank holidays only. Ranging from intimate to spacious and superior, our 41 bedrooms showcase the timeless Victorian elegance of high ceilings and expansive sash windows, most of which enjoy leafy outlooks. We offer home-away-from-home comforts including free Wi-Fi access and tea and coffee making facilities.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Street parking
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kid-friendly buffet
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
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Bottled water
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Hungarian and 2 more
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Helen W wrote a review 19 May
Coventry, United Kingdom320 contributions108 helpful votes
We had a large double, it was large and the bed was big and comfy. Room was clean, shower was powerful and water was hot. Parking was available. Happy with the location, walked to the zoo; the bridge and plenty of restaurants; pubs/bars and shops around. We were pleased it was a fresh cooked breakfast, but less pleased we had to decide what we wanted and arrange the time before arrival. Check in was friendly and knowledgeable and breakfast welcoming and efficient, although why can't we be asked about sauces we want before the food is served ? The room was blandly decorated (rubbish paint application), the TV was far too small, the curtains were thin and didn't block the light (in an east facing room that's pants), hanging space was open, rather than a proper wardrobe. We would expect a TV that was visible from the bed and black-out curtains at this level of hotel.
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Date of stay: May 2022
Stuart J wrote a review 12 May
Horsham, United Kingdom13 contributions3 helpful votes
Always stay here when working nearby. Friendly, clean, comfy. Been in a good few rooms and none really disappoint. Great position in Clifton too. Would recommend to anyone, they take dogs also if that’s your thing. Don’t know why I’m being forced to write more by this silly app tho! 🧐
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Chris_HV8806JU wrote a review Apr 2022
Worcestershire, United Kingdom427 contributions118 helpful votes
I booked this hotel as it was close to where i needed to be, I am so glad i did. The hotel itself is clean and comfortable, car parking could be an issue but OK during my Easter visit (its chargeable) my room (a single) was compact but perfectly serviceable for a singleton and only overnight stay, Bathroom and shower clean with nice towels, tea and coffee provided, TV and a single bed which was comfortable with decent sheets. If you are a light sleeper you may hear noise from the road below as the windows are single glazed as you would expect from a character property. I will 100% stay again maybe next time i will look at a double. Word of note the stairs to the second floor are steep so bear this in mind if booking for the less mobile.
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Date of stay: April 2022
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Ask for a room at the rear
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Pamela G wrote a review Apr 2022
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This hotel experience was saved by the friendly, professional staff who could not do more to make us feel. The location was perfect for visiting Clifton and the city with excellent carpark it. The hotel decor was sparse and uncoordinated but clean. Breakfast wasn’t generous and varied in quality on the two days we were there from ok to good. Bar small and uninspiring. Not enough room for hotel guests. This hotel felt more like a B&B.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Sarah wrote a review Apr 2022
Devon, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
The room was clean and comfortable and friendly staff and a great location. The room is abit dated and could be made more homely like with pictures on walls as it’s very bland, and not much on tray, a bottle of water would have been nice and not really any toiletries just body wash and hand wash.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
Susan R wrote a review Apr 2022
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom301 contributions62 helpful votes
The room I was in was in the next door building. It was very dated. It was on the ground floor so could hear the people in the room above walking about on the creaking floor boards. The room was really cold. It’s really big with only one radiator. It went off in the night so I was unable to sleep, it was freezing. It was turned on in the morning but when it’s -1 outside the room needs to be heated. There was no heat in the bathroom as the towel rail didn’t work. There was no net curtain in room 230. There is a nice big bay window but no privacy unless you close the curtains and it’s not very pleasant sitting in the dark. The breakfast was good and the couple of staff I met were nice. The hotel is in walking distance to the suspension bridge and Clifton village.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Avoid rooms in the next building if possible. Take ear plugs
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jbeanie16 wrote a review Mar 2022
Birmingham, United Kingdom6 contributions
Twin room was clean, with comfortable beds and large bathroom. We asked for a quiet twin room which is what we got. The room overlooked the car park but that had no impact on our stay. Check in (@ 6.00 pm) was straight forward and check out simple. We didn’t manage breakfast so cannot comment on that. The hotel is in a lovely square in Clifton which has interesting pubs, bars and restaurants and is much more characterful than central Bristol. We would both stay in this hotel when we are next in Bristol.
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Date of stay: March 2022
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: We asked for a quiet twin room which is what we were given.
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Gillian C wrote a review Feb 2022
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Nice hotel in great location but I stayed on the second floor and had a terrible night's sleep due to a loud, constant noise that sounded like a pipe or heating. The reception desk was closed in the morning so I was unable to report the problem. I have subsequently emailed the hotel but have had no response.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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VictoriaL777 wrote a review Feb 2022
Madrid, Spain118 contributions25 helpful votes
When we arrived we were told off about having the dog even though we had informed booking.com. Had to wait to check if they would let us stay. We only booked this as it said accepted dogs on booking.com. Felt like we were pushed into the basement room. Didn’t seem very clean. Hot tap was cold and cold was hot. Horrid bedding. No phone also to contact reception which they left the numbers for. And dirty toliet. Not a 10/10 compared to nice pics we saw. Basic. Pictures look better. Right outside rentokil point too. …. Nice 🤦‍♀️
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Make sure you ask for a room not in basement.
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m d wrote a review Feb 2022
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Wife and I stayed three nights in one of the large double rooms. Decor a bit tired but frankly didn't matter. Room was huge, clean and bed very comfy. Nice outlook from large bay window. Location is excellent right in Clifton. Were able to park at the rear of hotel. One of the best value hotel's we've stayed at in the UK in a long while. 100% recommend.
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Date of stay: February 2022
US$65 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Victoria Square Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Victoria Square Hotel?
Nearby attractions include The Bristol Fringe (0.4 km), The Dirty Bird (0.2 km), and Otomi (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Victoria Square Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Victoria Square Hotel?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Victoria Square Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Victoria Square Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nutmeg, New MoOn Tapas, and Saffron.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Victoria Square Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, and Hungarian.
Are there any historical sites close to Victoria Square Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St Mary Redcliffe Church (1.9 km), Blaise Hamlet (5.9 km), and Cabot Tower (0.6 km).