Where do I begin with this review? We booked a special offer weekend, 2 nights bed and breakfast and dinner on the first night for £178 in a classic room. On arrival we parked in the underground car park and made our way up to reception, where we were greeted with a very welcoming glass of wine while we checked in. We have stayed in five star hotels where this little extra touch is not provided so well done Marriott for an excellent first impression. Our room was on the top floor and was lovely and cosy and spotlessly clean. Dinner on the first night was wonderful with an excellent choice of menu and the waiting staff were really attentive. We chose room service breakfast which, although we were on the top floor of the hotel, arrived promptly and piping hot. I chose smoked haddock with poached eggs and hubby had eggs benedict and they were divine. After a full day in Bristol we returned to the cosy lounge bar for a leisurely drink before a well earned soak in our lovely corner bath. Dinner was taken yet again in the hotel restaurant where we were advised to choose the mussels for starters as they were fresh in that afternoon. We did and certainly weren't disappointed. They were delicious, and so was the rest of the meal. Once again, service was superb, the staff at this hotel certainly go the extra mile to make you feel at ease and welcome. Breakfast next morning was room service again as the hotel seemed full and we didn't fancy queuing for it. Once again, excellent, this time hubby chose steak and eggs and said they were delicious. Not having to check out until 12 was an added bonus and so we did a little more shopping before leaving. We will definitely return here. A lovely indulgent little pre-Christmas break in a beautiful hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- With a fabulous location next to Bristol Cathedral and the historic waterfront, the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel offers ideal accommodations for enjoying England's southwestern charm. From the moment you arrive, our Victorian-style hotel captivates you with polished marble, warm mahogany and gleaming brass. Spacious rooms offer comfortable furnishings, 24-hour room service, and large work areas with high-speed Internet. For an event, choose our ballroom for 260 guests or a smaller meeting room for intimate gatherings. Enjoy an afternoon tea or cocktail at the Club Bar after your stroll from Bristol's historic sites. For dinner and Sunday lunch, the newly refurbished Walters Restaurant, offering locally sourced regional flavours from the South West. Visit our Roman-style leisure club for the perfect retreat - enjoy a refreshing swim, soothing sauna or invigorating workout. When looking for a luxury hotel in southern England, choose the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel for its friendly staff and modern amenities. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Marriott Bristol
- Bristol Marriott