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14 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here recently for one night, visiting my son at uni. We had a fantastic room overlooking the waterfront - basic with comfy (bunk) beds, very clean, and a good cooked breakfast in the morning. Staff on reception really helpful and friendly, great for the price and would definitely stay again.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price I would say it was value for money and would recommend like-minded visitors to stay here. The YHA Bristol is located in a nice part of the city (along the Harbourside) and I felt safe. There are always people at the reception who are ready to help, and the bar is open until late. I stayed in... More

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Dan W, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi IssuanL, Thanks so much for your review - we're glad to hear you had a good stay. In regards to your comment about there only being one toilet on your floor: on the floor you were staying on, there is actually another at the other end, and most of the rooms on that floor are ensuite so we very... More

Tadley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never stayed in a YHA so did not know what to expect ? And was pleasantly surprised . It's location is spot on right on the waterfront by the bars . The staff were very informative on our arrival and soon had our swipe card in our hands , to use the lift you need to swipe your... More

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi Matt7159, Thanks so much for your review - we hope to see you again soon! YHA Bristol More

Exeter, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was a decent size with a separate shower and bathroom between 4. As we were going into our room, the "cleaner" was coming out, however by the looks of things she hadn't cleaned, well to be honest the room looked like it hadn't been cleaned for months! The sheet were clean though so thats a good thing. It... More

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi RoundWorldin246Days, Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review, and thanks for the positive comments. We're very sorry you had a bad experience with the cleanliness of the room, and have passed on your comments to the housekeeping team. We hope that you'll come back and stay with us again and will have a better experience... More

Hailsham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Great location and views and an interesting building. Staff friendly and easy going. Clean bathrooms, toilets, beds, bedding and all areas. My only gripe was having a room full of under teens rugby players next door who sounded like they were playing a game into the early hours. Not the fault of the YH but didnt help with sleeping.

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Sussexladies, Thanks very much for taking the time to review us, and thanks for the positive comments. If you ever come to stay again and have problems with noisy guests, please don't hesitate to call down to reception using the red phone on the corridor - our night staff are very good at politely asking other guests to keep... More

Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Great location, easy to find (near Pero's bridge), friendly and approachable staff. There is bathroom and toilet inside the four beds shared room. So basically, the facilities are just shared among four people in the room.

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Cying5, Thanks for taking the time to give us a review - we hope to see you again. YHA Bristol More

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Excellent location and lovely breakfast! Staff friendly and helpful. Our room (304) smelt of wet dog when we returned from our day out exploring Bristol, so we kept the window permanently open. Teenagers not happy that the shower door wouldn't shut. Restaurant tables not wiped for duration of our visit - 48+ hours, dried-on yoghurt etc. If this had been... More

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Bobcarle, Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. We're very sorry that you didn't have a good experience. I've passed on your comments about the tables to our kitchen staff. The housekeeping staff have also thoroughly cleaned the carpet in room 304, and our maintenance man has looked at the shower door and it is now... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Great location near the harbourside with amazing view. Near infomation centre and restaurants, cafes and bars. Only 15mins approx. walk to town, no need to bus. Very clean. Warm. Friendly staff. The room I stayed in had 2 wooden bunk beds, a sink and a cupboard for each occupant (padlocks not included). Toilets and showers are clean. Better than I... More

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Jessica 3192, Thanks so much for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon! YHA Bristol More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I have stayed in hostels in six European countries and this is the best I have come across. It has all the facilities you could need - bar, restaurant, laundry, kitchen, games room, internet, great advice from the helpful staff... The location is perfect - beautiful riverside views and seconds away from pubs, bars, restaurants and the excellent Watershed cinema.... More

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear Sophie C Thanks so much for your review - we're thrilled you had such a great time. Please come back again soon! YHA Bristol More

Paris, France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

+ Very good location and easy to find night and days. Very convenient restaurant, good cleaning overall. Many services and rooms to chill out. Convenient bar, but poor atmosphere in the reception room. - horrible smell when we came in the room, small bed but confortable mattress. Thin walls, so you hear the doors slaming all the night. Good security... More

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Dear R Mouloud, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, and thank you for the positive comments you made. We're very sorry to hear that the room was smelly when you came in - I have passed on your comments to the housekeeping team. They have a regular programme of cleaning all the carpets in... More

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Additional Information about YHA Bristol

Address: 14 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 49 Specialty lodging in Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For good accommodation in Bristol city centre, this backpackers hostel makes a perfect base. Explore the harbourside and old city areas, visit the magnificent Avon Gorge - Brunel’s suspension bridge or enjoy Bristol’s cultural base of theatres, museums, art galleries and thriving live music and club scene. A former waterfront grain house, this Youth Hostel has been sympathetically restored to offer relaxed cosmopolitan surrounding, ideal for a cheap city break or weekend away.YHA members can enjoy free Wi-Fi in social areas at YHA Bristol! ... more   less 
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