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On the quayside of the Floating Harbour, The Bristol Hotel is 10 minutes' walk from Brunel's SS Great Britain. It has stylish rooms, free internet and a riverside restaurant.

The light and airy rooms feature modern furniture and many have views across the harbour. They feature a flat-screen TV and beds have duck down duvets and crisp white linen. Bathrooms include power shower and designer toiletries.

With huge floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning river views, the River Grille restaurant serves modern English cuisine including fresh local fish, Somerset beef and West Country cheeses.

The elegant River Lounge offers light snacks, afternoon teas and a fine wine list. Guests can also relax in the Shore Café Bar.

Queens Square and the Arnolfini Gallery are both just 200 yards away. Castle Park and The Galleries shopping centre are 10 minutes’ walk.

This is our guests' favourite part of Bristol, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Bristol Hotel has been welcoming guests since 27 Sept 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Bristol, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Buffet

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room type
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
1 double bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have a disabled bedroom and bathroom with aids
    Thank you for your question. We have fully equipped easy access bedrooms at the hotel.
    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • I need to use a power chair ( a small version of electric wheelchair) can we get access to our room with it
    Thank you for your question. Yes we can accommodate, please inform the hotel so we can allocate an appropriately sized bedroom. We would also apprecia..
    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • Is there a height restriction on your parking? Thanks
    Thank you for your question. Yes there is it is 1.91 metres. Its an NCP multi storey adjacent to our building. We have a special price for guests of ..
    Answered on 1 August 2020
  • Is it possible to reserve rooms with a view over the river?
    Thank you for your question, the view is lovely. You will need to book a Deluxe Queen Room and once booked please let us know that you would like the ..
    Answered on 29 July 2020
  • When it says parking is £9 per day, is that 24 hours?
    Thank you for your question. It is per exit, so £9 each time you leave the car park. If you are staying more than one night and not moving the car it ..
    Answered on 9 October 2020
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    The River Grille

    Cuisine: Steakhouse

Facilities of The Bristol Hotel
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Outdoor furniture
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Bingo
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Stand-up comedy
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Pub crawls
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs £14 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Polish
  • Swedish

House rules

The Bristol Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 hours


Until 12:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express The Bristol Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests can drive into the NPC car park taking the normal entrance ticket, and then visit the hotel reception desk to purchase the exit parking ticket.

Please note that extra beds are limited, and must be requested in advance.

Please note, a maximum of 9 rooms per booking are permitted.

When booking 10 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply

Dogs are allowed subject to availability and hotel terms and conditions. The hotel policy agreement must be signed prior to arrival.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform The Bristol Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Bristol Hotel

  • The Bristol Hotel is 150 yards from the centre of Bristol.

  • The Bristol Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Cycling
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Pub crawls
    • Bike tours
    • Bingo
    • Walking tours
    • Live music/performance

  • Check-in at The Bristol Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Room options at The Bristol Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Guests staying at The Bristol Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • The Bristol Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The River Grille

  • The prices at The Bristol Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.