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“The Bristol Hotel, Harbourside, Bristol” 4 of 5 bubbles
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The Bristol
Ranked #5 of 36 Hotels in Bristol
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“The Bristol Hotel, Harbourside, Bristol”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2012

I stayed in the Bristol Hotel during a recent business trip and I was very impressed by the friendliness and professionalism of the staff.

I was also impressed by the choice of breakfast available. They even had smoothies!

It's in an ideal location at the Harbourside, lots of nearby bars and restaurants.

I would definitely recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

Positives:
- modern
- very clean
- lush
- excellent shower gel and shampoo
- give river view if you ask in advance, view superb

Negatives:
- don't stay in room 620. There is an awful noise from the car park.
- some rooms don't have a bath. The ones with the bath are nicer.
- wifi in the rooms is only via cable NOT wireless. This would have really frustrated me if I didn't have my iPhone and couldn't use it as a wireless hotspot.

So if you plan to book ask for a river view room on the 6th floor that has a bath and is not room 620.

  • Stayed April 2012
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Thank rainsunshine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

We stayed here for one night while attending a wedding in Bristol , ( as did most of the other guests ) it was a really good experience , comfortable , everything good, lovely staff, not least of all the receptionists on the front desk , who were courteous , friendly , & more than helpful.
I would recommend this hotel for anyone on a visit to Bristol , look no further !

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2012

My husband and stayed here for a weekend in April to visit friends. We picked this hotel because it was reasonably priced and included breakfast. The hotel is easy to find and is located in a good place for the sights and bars of Bristol. The hotel is lovely and clean and the rooms (we had a standard double) are an adequate size. We had a lovely view over the river. It was slightly noisy at the weekend with the bars outside but if you keep your window closed you can't hear anything so it wasn't a problem. My only problem was that there was only one set of towels in the bathroom but I'm sure if you asked the hotel would get you more. The breakfast in the morning was a buffet style with both hot and cold foods available. It was very nice.
I would definitely stay here again when we go back to Bristol.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Kay W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

We have just returned from a four night stay. Excellent quiet room, superior staff, delicious breakfast. Everything as advertised and more. Great rates for a superior hotel stay in the middle of Bristol with great staff doing their utmost for service, travel information, food request and safe keeping of my computer. Thank you.

Would highly recommend.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Bristol
Address: Prince Street, Bristol BS1 4QF, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Bristol
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
#2 Green Hotel in Bristol
#3 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €
Hotel Class:4 star — The Bristol 4*
Number of rooms: 187
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 
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