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Reviewed 1 September 2015

I have stayed at poor and impersonal hotels in Bristol in the past but the Bristol Hotel have really good and committed staff who dealt quickly with the few problems we had The receptionist on arrival was excellent and advised us not to have a room with a view as it would be noisy. Her advice was excellent We had...

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Dear max4321, Thank you for leaving us a great review, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and felt our team reacted to your issues quickly. We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol again in the near future, Sincerely Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol

South Wales
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Just returned from a one night stay in Bristol and we chose The Bristol Hotel due to its location and position on Trip Advisor. As with a previous reviewer we opted for a deluxe room and I too was surprised by its size - I can't see how a cheaper room could be much smaller. We had issues with housekeeping...

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Dear reviewerCB Thank you for leaving us a great comprehensive review, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and felt our location and staff set the hotel apart in the city. We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol again in the near future, Sincerely Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Stayed for one night over Bank Holiday weekend. Hotel is located on the waterfront and the main benefit is the free parking at the adjacent NCP. Reception staff very friendly and helpful both at check-in and check-out. Paid for a superior room which was clean and functional but quite small. Our room over looked the waterfront which is quite a...

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Dear KMSKent, Thank you for taking the time out to leave us a review, We are glad you had a good stay with us over the bank holiday weekend, It is great that you availed of our complimentary guest parking, We appreciate your feedback, Sincerely Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

My partner and I stayed at the Bristol Hotel for two nights over the August Bank Holiday weekend. We arrived early so could not check in, but dropped our bags off. We were assisted by exceptionally friendly staff. Upon checking in later than afternoon, we were upgraded to a Deluxe room on the fifth floor. The furnishings of the room...

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Dear Laura A, Thank you for leaving us a great review, We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us over the bank holiday weekend We hope to welcome you back to The Bristol again in the near future, Sincerely Mark Payne General Manager The Bristol

Reviewed 31 August 2015

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Bristol- a poor substitute for Ireland
Reviewed 30 August 2015

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

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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: £83 - £159 (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:
#1 Green Hotel in Bristol
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#2 Family Hotel in Bristol
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
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