Stay in the heart of Bristol Excellent location - show map

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 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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

Missing some information?
Brilliant!

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

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

Parking available at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

When would you like to stay at The Bristol Hotel?

Check-in date
Check-out date
 
Approximate prices in GBP for a 1-night stay
Loading dates...
Sleeps Room type Price
Max adults: 2
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2
Deluxe Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2
Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Travel Sustainable property

Travel Sustainable property

This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

Lock in a great price for your upcoming stay

Get instant confirmation with FREE cancellation on most rooms!

4 reasons to choose The Bristol Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English

Got a question?

Find more information in the questions and answers. Still need info? Send your own question to the property below.

About The Bristol Hotel

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 27 Sept 2010

The property usually replies within a few days

Thanks! You will receive an email as soon as the property has answered your question.

  • 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.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    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 appreciate the opportunity to explain the hotel layout.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 28 October 2019
  • 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 river view.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 29 July 2020
  • 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 £9 per exit (2020 price).


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 1 August 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 will be just £9 to exit, when you purchase the ticket from the hotel reception.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 9 October 2020
  • What is the view like from this room ??

    Deluxe bedrooms are available with River View, please arrange this with us after booking.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room • Answered on 7 September 2020
  • Hello.. can you have the breakfast brought to your room. Kind regards Donna

    Thank you for your question, yes you can have room service breakfast.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room • Answered on 22 October 2021
  • Hi - is it possible to have twin beds instead of a double?

    Thank you for your question, please check with the hotel for availability of twin bedrooms.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 3 August 2021
  • Hi do the rooms come with a harbour view ?

    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 river view.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Classic Double Room • Answered on 7 April 2021
  • How much is breakfast pls?

    Thank you for your question. Breakfast is £16 per person.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 1 March 2021
  • Is their a gym at the hotel

    Hi, thank you for your message. We do have residents only fitness room here at The Bristol.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 5 October 2021
  • How many bedrooms do you have

    Thank you for your question, we have 187 bedrooms here.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 19 August 2021
  • Do you have any twin rooms?

    Thank you for your question, please check with the hotel for availability of twin bedrooms.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 3 August 2021
  • Is the hotel near restaurants and the shopping centres?

    Thank you for your enquiry. Our location is brilliant for restaurants and we are less than a mile from the Cabot Circus shopping centre.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 19 April 2021
  • Some Bristol hotels say you can only travel with reason and if you’re an essential worker and others say limited facilities and more sanitisation. Am I able to book your hotel between 10-11th May or will I be asked to prove why I am there? Thanks.

    Thank you for your enquiry. We can only accommodate essential travel until 17th May.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 13 April 2021
  • Do the room windows open? I suffer from night apnoea and need to be able to breath fresh air in an air conditioned room.

    Thank you for your question, yes all windows have a slight opening.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 29 March 2021
  • Hi is there an iron in the rooms? Thanks

    Thank you for your question. Yes we have iron and ironing boards in the rooms.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 30 October 2020
  • Are you near the harbour

    Thank you for your question, yes we are located on the harbour


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 30 September 2020
  • Do you have an iron and ironing board in the family room please

    Thank you for your question. All bedrooms have iron and ironing boards.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 19 November 2019
  • Hi, are all of your floors accessible via stairs? Thank you, Jody

    Thank you for your enquiry. Access via stairs is available to all our bedroom floors.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 23 November 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Queen Square
    0.1 miles
  • We The Curious
    0.2 miles
  • Bristol Old Vic
    0.2 miles
  • M Shed
    0.2 miles
  • Bristol Hippodrome
    0.2 miles
  • Bristol Cathedral
    0.2 miles
  • The Matthew
    0.2 miles
  • Baldwin Street
    0.2 miles
  • Bristol Central Library
    0.2 miles
  • Wapping Wharf
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Bristol Temple Meads Station
    0.7 miles
  • Cabot Circus
    0.8 miles
  • Clifton
    1.2 miles
  • Bristol Zoo Gardens
    1.4 miles
  • Ashton Court
    1.8 miles
  • Bristol Parkway Station
    5 miles
  • Oldfield Park Train Station
    10.5 miles
  • Royal Crescent
    10.8 miles
  • The Circus Bath
    11 miles
  • The Roman Baths
    11.3 miles
Natural beauty
  • River River Avon
    0 miles
Closest airports
  • Bristol Airport
    6.6 miles
  • Cardiff Airport
    32.3 miles
  • Gloucestershire Airport
    35.8 miles
How to get to The Bristol Hotel from Bristol Airport
    Taxi
    Parking available
Are you missing any information about this area?
Brilliant!
Facilities of The Bristol Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Activities
  • Bingo Off-site Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Live music/performance Off-site Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Pub crawls
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 12 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secured 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
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
Wellness facilities
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Polish
  • Swedish
Missing some information?
Brilliant!

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

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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 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.

Parking is available in the adjacent NCP car park for a fee of GBP 9 per night.

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

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

FAQs about The Bristol Hotel

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Bristol Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Electric vehicle charging station
    • Accessible parking

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

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Bristol Hotel by:

    • Taxi 20min

  • Guests staying at The Bristol Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • 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.

  • Room options at The Bristol Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite

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

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