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10 Best Hotels in Bristol

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel
4 out of 5
Broad Street, Bristol, England
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AU$148
per night
23 Apr. - 24 Apr.
1 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (1,010 reviews)

"Excellent service and amenities. Would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel
Hampton by Hilton Bristol Airport
3.5 out of 5
Bristol Airport, Bristol, England
AU$143
per night
3 May - 4 May
10.34 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,610 reviews)

"The hotel was as expected. It was modern, clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar. 2020

Hampton by Hilton Bristol Airport
Future Inn Bristol
4 out of 5
Bond Street South, Bristol, England
AU$138
per night
19 Apr. - 20 Apr.
1.75 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (2,761 reviews)

"Excellent location and free parking too. Would definitely stay again and highly recommend too."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar. 2020

Future Inn Bristol
Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
4 out of 5
College Green, Bristol, England
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0.52 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,856 reviews)

"Good hotel with great location. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar. 2020

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre
4 out of 5
2 Lower Castle Street, Old Market, Bristol, England
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1.57 km from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (2,017 reviews)

"Cleaning Services and breakfast .......,..........."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar. 2020

Bristol Marriott Hotel City Centre
Hampton by Hilton Bristol City Centre
3.5 out of 5
Bond Street, Bristol, England
AU$127
per night
1 May - 2 May
1.58 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,238 reviews)

"Don't understand the question What and how does this relate to a Bristol visit"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Hampton by Hilton Bristol City Centre
The Bristol Hotel
4 out of 5
Prince Street, Bristol, England
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0.75 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,805 reviews)

"Amazing service from the staff. Beautiful hotel and excellent location"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

The Bristol Hotel
Mercure Bristol Holland House
4 out of 5
Redcliffe Hill, Bristol, England
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1.24 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,506 reviews)

"Very nice hotel, great location for me and business."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb. 2020

Mercure Bristol Holland House
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bristol South - Cadbury House
4 out of 5
Frost Hill, Congresbury, Bristol, England
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16.01 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (1,028 reviews)

".nice hotel. Lovely views. Good checkin experience. I had two reservations combining my stay and the hotel had Picked up on it and combined the two making the check in experience smooth. - same room all week!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb. 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bristol South - Cadbury House
Doubletree by Hilton Bristol
4 out of 5
Redcliffe Way, Bristol, England
AU$120
per night
3 May - 4 May
1.41 km from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (1,033 reviews)

"Not a bad experience, but it's a borderline 4-star hotel."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan. 2020

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Visiting Bristol

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Bristol, and visitors give high marks for the popular theater scene, shopping, and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its entertainment choices and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Cabot Tower, SS Great Britain, and Bristol Cathedral.

  • There are 188 hotels and other accommodations in Bristol
  • The closest major airport is in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) 10 from the city center
  • The next closest is in Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.) 51.1 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Bristol

Well known for its theaters, the city's cultural venues include SS Great Britain, Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, and Bristol Hippodrome Theatre. Families come for attractions such as We The Curious, Bristol Zoo, and Bristol Ice Rink. The city is notable for landmarks like Cabot Tower, Bristol Cathedral, and Queen Square.

In Bristol, you'll find 188 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Orchard Cottage Bed and Breakfast - With a stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Aldwick Court Farm & Vineyard - This 3.5-star apartment features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • The Tithe Barn - This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free valet parking. Expedia customers like its breakfast and location.

Other favorite sights in Bristol include Bristol Theatre Royal, St. Peters Church, and St. Mary Redcliffe Church. In the surrounding area, popular places to see include Roman Baths, located 11.8 mi (18.9 from the heart of the city, and Bath Abbey, which is 11.8 mi (18.9 away.

Getting Around Bristol

If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Bristol Clifton Down Station, Bristol Bedminster Station, or Bristol Temple Meads Station. Bristol might not have many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Bristol

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 56°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 71°F, while the average at night is 43°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 73°F with nighttime averages of 51°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 63°F and nighttime averages of 37°F
  • About 1.18 inches of rain falls on Bristol each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 72°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 37°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Bristol?
SummerHouse Bed & Breakfast is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers private pools and free breakfast. Other favourite options based on reviews include Lower Stock Farm Bed and Breakfast and Cameley Lodge.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bristol, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Bristol.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Bristol?
Based on reviews, The Washington is a popular 3-star guesthouse for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and laundry facilities. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Homestay Bristol - Hostel and YHA Bristol - Hostel.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Bristol?
Hillcroft Accommodation is a top 3.5-star guesthouse on Expedia for families, and features free parking and free WiFi. Other good options for your stay with the children include Holiday Inn Bristol-Filton and Avon Gorge by Hotel du Vin. Also, attractions such as Bristol Zoo and Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple visiting Bristol?
The Bristol Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and 2 bars. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel and Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Bristol?
Novotel Bristol Centre is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Rodney Hotel and Alveston House Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Bristol?
SummerHouse Bed & Breakfast is a top 3-star beach hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. The Bristol Hotel is another good choice for your beach trip. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Sugar Loaf Beach or Ladye Bay.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Bristol?
Avon Gorge by Hotel du Vin is a 4-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale option for your stay is Aztec Hotel & Spa.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Bristol?
Rodney Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. The Bear and Swan and OYO The Regency are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best accommodation for a golf trip to Bristol?
Tracy Park Hotel and Country Club is a top 3-star hotel that has a golf course and features a restaurant. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Novotel Bristol Centre and Holiday Inn Bristol-Filton. You can tee off at Tracy Park Golf Club, Thornbury Golf Centre or Knowle Golf Club while you’re in town.
What is staying in Bristol like?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Bristol, and visitors give high marks for the popular theatre scene, shopping and entertainment choices. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its bars and restaurants. Top sights in the city include Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and St Nicholas Market. In Bristol, there are 770 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What are the top places to visit in Bristol?
Well known for its theatres, the city’s cultural venues include Bristol Hippodrome Theatre, SS Great Britain and Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery. Favorite family attractions include Bristol Zoo and Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm. The city is notable for landmarks such as Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol Cathedral and Thornbury Castle.

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