I chose the Ibis as I needed to stay in that area and all other hotels were full.
My first impressions were good - it was much cleaner and smarter than previous Ibis hotels I've stayed in.
The room was fine. Clean and well let with good, quiet, aircon. The window could be opened thus avoiding the need to use the aircon. The The room had a prefabricated shower/loo which was well designed and very clean. The room was very quiet.
Now the less good bits:
Location - the area is a bit of a labyrinth. Make sure you know the lie of the land before navigating from the car park to the hotel. The Millenium Square car park is the more convenient of the two. A poiunt the hotel does not make on its website is that you can park outside the hotel (for a short period) for unloading.
Bedding - reasonable sheets, but pillows were thin and firm. The duvet was very synthetic in feel and not pleasant to sleep under.
Breakfast - self-service and simply the worst breakfast I have ever experienced. The machine coffee was not pleasant, the scrambled eggs gave the impression they had been cooked, microwaved 'just to make sure they're cooked', left in an oven overnight then transferred to a bain marie a few hours before serving. As a result I had pre-paid £7.50 for an inedible breakfast.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Ibis Bristol Centre is ideally situated within the bustling Harbourside district of the city of Bristol, and a short stroll away from the city centre and shopping facilities. With easy access by road or public transport from Bristol Airport and full access to the M5 and the M4 corridor via the M32, reaching the hotel is simple. Boasting a capacity of 182 rooms of twin and doubles beds for two adult occupancy, and with disabled access for both room types. A newly refurbished restaurant serving until 22:00 and bar serving until midnight along with a newly developed public area. Services include free Wifi and a discounted stay rate for overnight and long stays at the nearby Millennium square (underground) car park. Always service with a smile. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ibis Bristol Centre Hotel Bristol
- Accor Bristol Centre
- Bristol Hotel Ibis