Hotel Guide: The Bristol - a contemporary hotel in the heart of the city

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Hotel Guide: The Bristol – a contemporary hotel in the heart of the city

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The Bristol offers 187 contemporary Guest Rooms and Suites housed in a distinctive 1960s building in the heart of the vibrant city of Bristol. 


The Bristol is conveniently located within a 5-min drive from Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station and within a 25-minute drive from Bristol International Airport. Located along the river the harbourside position is perfectly placed to access St Nicholas Markets and all the bars and pubs on King Street as well as long Welsh Back.

The hotel

With its prime location, The Bristol offers a stunning city and harbour view. Set in a 1960s building the style is retro and cool whilst keeping a sense of elegance. The service is fantastic and with complimentary Wi-Fi, throughout the hotel, a Fitness Suite, Business Centre, 24-hour Room Service, Laundry Service as well as On-site Parking, The Bristol is a convenient hotel for anyone visiting Bristol for either leisure or businesses.

The service is exceptional and the front office very welcoming and helpful sharing tips and suggestions for restaurants, bars and attractions.

Deluxe Room

The Deluxe Room

All guest rooms and suites have a cool and contemporary décor and several of the rooms offer harbour or city views. The Deluxe Room has air-conditioning, luxurious bathrobes and slippers, large flatscreen TV and a Nespresso machine. The bed is incredibly comfortable with duck down duvet and high-quality cotton linens. There is a large armchair as well as a workspace. The marble bathroom has a fog-free mirror, bathtub with a shower and amazing Temple Spa amenities.

The River Grille

The breakfast

The breakfast is served daily at The River Grille which offers exquisite floor-to-ceiling windows and harbourside views. The coffee (any kind from the espresso machine) and tea are served at the table. The breakfast buffet is fresh and extensive including hot and cold dishes such as bacon and eggs (including vegetarian sausages) to yoghurts, fruit salads and fresh pastries and bread. There is also a large selection of dried fruits and nut and a selection of fresh juices.

Well-known for its signature barbecued steaks and daily fresh fish offering The River Grille is also an excellent option for both lunch and dinner.

Who is this hotel for?

The Bristol is a fantastic accommodation option for both leisure and business travellers given the hotel’s prime location. Leisure travellers can benefit from all the nearby attractions including the Tourism Office which is just across the river. Business travellers have close access to meeting points and can make use of the conference facilities.

For more information and bookings visit 

The Bristol part of The Doyle Collection is a carefully curated collection of eight Irish family-owned luxury and urban hotels located centrally in London, Dublin, Washington DC, Cork and Bristol. 

Check the Visit Bristol website ( when planning a visit to the city, as it provides information on a wide variety of events taking place, such as the Harbour Festival, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, Eat Drink Bristol Fashion and Encounters. 

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