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Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw
Ranked #6 of 123 Hotels in Warsaw
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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17 reviews
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“My favorite hotel in Warsaw!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2009

Le Meridien Bristol is one of the most beautiful hotels in Warsaw! It is old fashioned looking, but provides modern comfort. My friends and I loved that it was only a short walk to Old Town Warsaw and many shops, restaurants, and clubs. The front desk staff were so helpful. They knew the best locations in Warsaw for what we wanted to do and eat, and spoke great English (perfect for us Americans!) I would not stay at any other hotel! My only disapointment was that I couldn't stay longer!

  • Stayed January 2009, travelled with friends
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Lemeridienbristol, PR Mgr at Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw, responded to this review, 31 March 2009
Dear yelyah12,

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Trip Advisor page following your stay with us in Janury.
We are happy to hear that you found Le Meridien Bristol such a perfect and the only place to stay while in Warsaw. We hope that you will have a chance to come for a longer visit in the near future. The location will not change neither will the level of service we provide with pleasure to our guests.
Looking forward to welcome you again at the Bristol.
Sincerely Yours,
Gunnar Sanne
General Manager
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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2009

It is my great pleasure to do business as an American in Warsaw, Poland. One of the special features of Warsaw is the rebuilt Old Town, and the wonderfully rebuilt main street, Krokowskie Przedmiescie, that runs in front of the beautiful Polish "White House", or Presidential Palace and contains gorgeous architecture. Among the buildings is the Meridien Bristol Warsaw Hotel, that sits directly next to the Presidential Palace. It is a wonderful Old World hotel with modern amenities, first-class service (exceptional, in my opinion), and everything that a visiting foreigner would expect in a historic hotel in Eastern Europe. I have returned to the Bristol several times and each time am greeted by the friendly staff who spare no detail to make my visit comfortable, and memorable. A wonderful hotel, made special by the best staff in Europe!

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled on business
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Thank ColoradoTim
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Lemeridienbristol, PR Mgr at Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw, responded to this review, 31 March 2009
Dear ColoradoTim,
Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Trip Advisor webpage.
At all times we strive to maintain the high standard of the services and such a good comments make our work worth all the efforts.
The newly renovated street in front of the hotel on top of the recently renovated hotel’s facade have added even more glamour to the hotel. We cherish the history and tradition of Le Meridien Bristol and we are proud to be a part of the team of this magic place and it’s a pleasure to hear that our guests share our feelings.
Looking forward to welcome you back upon your next visit to Warsaw.
Sincerely Yours,
Gunnar Sanne
General Manager
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holland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2009

The hotel is worth the money and is a refreshing experience. When travelling a lot you get used to that hotels are professional but also rather "cold". The hotel bristol, next to offering nice rooms, good restaurants (did i mention the sigarshop ?) has the added value that the people are really interested in you, and for example when you are having a drink alone, they come for a friendly talk. I therefor can fully recommend this hotel as it gives feeling of home abroad.

  • Stayed February 2009, travelled on business
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Thank businesstravel67
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Lemeridienbristol, public relations manager at Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw, responded to this review, 24 March 2009
Dear Businesstravel67,

I wanted to write to you to say thank you for taking the time to post the Trip Advisor review following your stay with last month.

We are happy to learn that we have met your expectations. We continuously strive to meet and exceed our guests expectations of 5-star service and are delighted when we achieve this and are able to make those visits extra special. It is very much appreciated that you took the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor so that others can be assured of the level of service they will receive when they visit our hotel.

As always if there is any way I can be of further assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact me directly on gunnar.sanne@lemeridien.com and hopefully we can welcome you back to the Bristol in the near future.

Kind regards,

Gunnar Sanne
General Manager
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2009

The Bristol used to be The Place to Stay in Warsaw -- its list of VIP guests reads like a Who's Who. Then it fell on hard times. I first remember it boarded up, derelict, an eyesore on Warsaw's Krakowskie Przedmiescie. It rose from the ashes, beautifully renovated with immense attention to the Art Nouveau decor. I remember crossing the road from the sad, drab Europejski and stepping into into what seemed like a fabulous film set. It was some time before I actually stayed there, but once I had, nothing would persuade me to switch to another hotel in Warsaw. The Victoria Intercontinental and Marriot are fine if you don't mind being in hotels that could be anywhere on the planet. There is only one Bristol, though. The rooms are beautifully decorated and very comfortable, the Column Bar a lovely place to linger, the cafe a great place to meet friends. The breakfast is very generous and delicious (excellent sourdough rye bread), the staff unfailingly helpful and courteous. A special mention for Pan Jacek, who greets guests at the door.

Two minor suggestions for improvements:

1) Better reading lights in the rooms would be appreciated
2) Sweet and sour dill pickles at breakfast (ogorki konserwowe) would be good with kielbasa and fish.

Excellent rates available if rooms are pre-booked online.

  • Stayed March 2009, travelled with friends
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Thank evabxl
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Lemeridienbristol, public relations manager at Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw, responded to this review, 24 March 2009
Warsaw,




Dear Evabxl,

I wanted to write to you to say thank you the feedback and for taking the time to post the Trip Advisor review following your stay with us earlier this month.

We are happy to learn that we have met your expectations. We continuously strive to meet and exceed our guests expectations of 5-star service and are delighted when we achieve this and are able to make those visits extra special. It is very much appreciated that you took the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor so that others can be assured of the level of service they will receive when they visit our hotel. We will for sure pass your comments to Pan Jacek, the doorman.

As always if there is any way I can be of further assistance to you, please do not hesitate to contact me and hopefully we can welcome you back to the Bristol in the near future.

Kind regards,

Gunnar S.
General Manager
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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2009

Having booked this hotel right after our marriage, we were slightly disappointed at seeing the room. The furniture was old and sqeaky, the room worn around the edges and not perfectly clean.
However, we decided to have dinner in the hotel's restaurant, which has a very good reputation. We had a similar experience as mentioned in a previous review. The food seemed fine, but after our dinner both of us became seriously ill, with diarrhea and vomoting. We did not sleep all night and when complaining to the manager next morning, we were treated like complete fools. He suggested that we got food poisoning somewhere else or we got some flu.
The way we were treated by the manager after filing a serious complaint, left us deeply insulted and humiliated we will never forget this bad experience again.

  • Stayed May 2008, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank Cazzys
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Lemeridienbristol, PR Mgr at Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw, responded to this review, 20 March 2009
Dear Sir,
Firstly I would like to say thank you for taking the time to write the review you posted on Trip Advisor dated March 17th. We do value all feedback from our guests both, positive and negative, as this is the only way to ensure we continue to grow and evolve as a hotel.
We are very sorry to learn that we did not meet your expectations.
Our rooms are gradually being upgraded which is continued in 2009.
We are continuously getting positive feedback about our gastronomy and we are very sorry to hear your experience. We do apologise for the inappropriate manager's behaviour. Please accept our sincere apologies and rest assured that we will address the issue to the relevant departments.
Please do not hesitate to contact myself if I can be of any further assistance. Sincerely Yours, Magda Adamus Public Relation Manager
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Crofton, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2009

Old style Hotel in the heart of Warsaw. Close to Old Town, shopping centers and President's Palace.
Friendly staff, beautiful rooms, fair prices.

I enjoyed my staying there and I can't complain about anything.

  • Stayed January 2008, travelled on business
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Thank Mehau
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Florence
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2009

My visit, at the beginning of January 2009, was just the last one of a long series. Since 5-6 years I have to travel 3-4 times a year to Warsaw for business reasons. I always choose Le Meridien-Bristol. To stay there gives you the impression to stay at home: the elegance and the warmness of the rooms, the special atmosphere everywhere, the kindness and the efficiency of the staff, I mean of all the staff, from the front desk to the waiters to the room maid, is really impressive. The ability to anticipate your wishes, your inclinations, your expectations make this place really special. All the official reviews and presentations you can read about the hotel and its facilities, from the restaurant, to the café, from the swimming pool to the fitness centre are not only true, but even full of understatement, a quality which will add surprise to the joy to stay there. In fact, even when you stay at the Bristol for business reasons, you have sometimes the strong impression to be there on holiday.

  • Liked — special atmosphere
  • Disliked — anything
  • Stayed January 2009, travelled on business
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Property: Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw
Address: Ul. Krakowskie Przedmiescie 42/44, Warsaw 00-325, Poland
Region: Poland > Central Poland > Mazovia Province > Warsaw
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Warsaw
#2 Family Hotel in Warsaw
#4 Business Hotel in Warsaw
#6 Luxury Hotel in Warsaw
#8 Romantic Hotel in Warsaw
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw 5*
Number of rooms: 206
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Bristol boasts even more incomparable beauty, being a prestigious blend of history and contemporary luxury. Our exquisite 168 guest rooms and 38 suites reflect the engaging mix of comfort and discreet elegance defined by subtle soothing colors, state-of-the-art technology, majestic high ceilings, and charming views. ... more   less 
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