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Llanelli
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very happy experience. Attentive staff, friendliness throughout, and very comfortable. Parking very convenient to the rooms.The only downside was the lack of double glazing. The Friday night was noisy from outside in the street with drunken rows and shouting until around 5am.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear E2027KValanb, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased you had a great experience with us. Being so close to the buzz of the city, there are some noise elements. This is something I will continue to work towards improving upon in the future to isolate these completely. I hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards,...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are clean and staff are very helpful, rooms are not the biggest, we normally stay at the Marriot and too be honest would go back there next time. Car parking is in the NCP which is next door to the hotel, parking is £5 for 24hrs, this is sorted at reception. Like I said, was a pleasant stay, clean...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Shaun C, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review. I am sorry to hear you did favour your stay with us over another hotel. I am confident we can deliver the quality of experience you should be receiving from a hotel of our calibre, something hopefully in the future we can showcase. I do...

Wiltshire, England
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our 1 night stay at The Bristol - will make it a longer one next time. Great location and with parking in the NCP right next door - only £5 charge via the hotel. Hotel is very smart and with lots of facilities (which this time we didn't have the opportunity to use). Bathroom small but well equipped...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear WhiteHorseWalker, Thank you for a great review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay overall. I do hope to see you back again in the near future to experience more of what we and Bristol has to offer. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good hotel & its location is spot on for bars, food & also shopping. Everything is walking distance plus you can walk from the train station if you don't want to drive. All the staff were fantastic & very helpful.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Andrew P, Thank you for a great review. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and exploring Bristol. I hope to see you back again soon to see what more Bristol has to offer. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was luxury through and through! I'd treated us for a birthday/anniversary weekend and was not disappointed! From the previsit checks to the complimentary sweets in our room, I felt treated the whole time. The hotel is right on the waterfront, so it's a prime location for dinnner, drinks or going out. If you're more sensitive to noise it...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Claire R, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased to hear you had a great birthday/ anniversary experience with us. The hotels location is prime for night life and has picturesque views over Harbour. I hope to see you back again in the future. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here recently to attend a wedding hosted by the hotel and I was really impressed. I made our booking directly with them on the phone as we needed a room that could accommodate myself, my partner and our two children. They were able to reserve one of their easy access rooms which had a large double bed, a...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear TDoyle2013, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased to hear you and the your family had a wonderful experience with us. We do our best to ensure we go the extra mile when looking after wedding guests and I am pleased to read you enjoyed the stay. I look forward to seeing back again in the near...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bristol is always my preferred location when I visit Bristol and is definitely a wonderful hotel to stay. Comfortable and spacious rooms with great parking facilities. The hotel staff is always very helpful, professional and polite. Located in the city centre the hotel is highly recommended for those who want to explore Bristol.

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Antonio R, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and the time exploring Bristol. I look forward to seeing you back in the future for another great break away. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is really great. Near heaps of bars and restaurants and of course the harbor. It was a quick in and out visit for me, but the room was cozy, clean and quiet. They are not big rooms at all but the beds are comfortable and the baths are modern and bright. All in all, I really enjoyed the...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Barnsey9999, Thank you for the great review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay. We offer a variety of rooms each different in size depending on the room type. I do hope to see you back again soon for another relaxed night away. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second visit to this hotel on business. So convenient if you are taking a car the next door NCP car park connects to the hotel bedrooms and reception, always have issues with taking the car but not here. The reception staff all ladies are really helpful as are the breakfast hosts Riyaz and Ariel, nothing is too much trouble. I...

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Fleur187069, Thank you for a great review. I know the team will be happy to read your comments. I am glad you find the ease of parking with us valuable. I hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

Lydney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely hotel, a brilliant waterfront location. Breakfast there was a fantastic choice what ever you fancied! We had a family celebration and the food was lovely, the service attentive and nothing too much trouble. Accomodation was lovely and good for all of us with an age range of 8 days to 96 years. Great stay!

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Bristol_GM1, Manager at The Bristol, responded to this review

Dear MRD62, Thank you for an amazing review. I am pleased to hear you all enjoyed your stay. I know the team will be proud to read your comments. I hope to see you back again in the near future for another wonderful experience. kind regards, Peter Prinsloo Director of Operations The Bristol

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $118 - $323 (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:
#2 Business Hotel in Bristol
#2 Green Hotel in Bristol
#2 Family Hotel in Bristol
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#3 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
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“I would recommend getting a room overlooking the harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles AntonyDowne, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“6th floor dockside great views of Clifton . Go Queens Square side if you want quieter side.”
 of 5 bubbles Bonzodogdoodadog, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a river facing room”
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“Water view”
 of 5 bubbles Fleur187069, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Waterfront views are great. Disabled persons room was just what we wanted.”
 of 5 bubbles MRD62, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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