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4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   14 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, England
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Ranked #11 of 49 Specialty Lodging in Bristol
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night at the YHA hostel in Bristol. Hostel was very easy. I arrived after 7pm and was able to park overnight until 9am in the car park a short distance away for £4. When I checked In I advised the staff member that I had booked on hostel world, I then produced my YHA membership card and he... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

at first: the is a very friendly staff, helpful at any time.. I did have no problems at all, the cycle shed is OK with pump located, beds (sadly the lights on beds din´t work), rooms and food is good, showers are a bit tatty - but last not least: stunning location

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are group of 5 students stayed in this hotel for Christmas and boxing day in total of 4 days 3 nights. We booked for 5 bed in mixed dorm with shared bathroom, which only 5 of us staying in the room. The room is clean and big enough to fit 5 people there with 2 bunk beds and 1... More 

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YHABristol, Guest Relations Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for leaving a review. We are glad you enjoyed the room and Bristol so much! We shall look into maybe adding additional lighting to certain rooms. Hopefully we will see you again in the future. Thanks, YHA Bristol More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, beware this hostel can be very difficult to find even though their advertising proudly claims signposting "from the city center". It IS in the city center itself, but Bristol is a large city designed on a large scale and in my case the signposting proved totally inadequate. That having being said, the location right by a canal is clearly... More 

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YHABristol, Guest Relations Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for the review. I am very sorry our hostel was not up to your standards. We signpost from around Bristol as it is quite large, and most guests find it quite helpful when trying to find us. If you are a YHA member then you get a discounted prices so we do suggest this for most... More 

Llandovery, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked the Conference Room for my 70th birthday party on the Sunday before Christmas. There were around 30 members of my extended family ranging in age from 1 to 83. Two of the senior cousins stayed at the special offer rate, as did 6 of the younger ones. The weekend had a flaky start when there was a muddle... More 

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for the Review, Firstly I am sorry about the confusion when you checked in and the fact a cot was not placed in the room. If you made staff aware that it was missing they could have resolved the problem straight away. We are very happy to hear you found staff welcoming and I’m sure Danielle... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I slept in another amazing hostel in Bristol, but I saw a lot of good reviews so I popped in for a coffee. The place seems nice, you can see the river and that is great! The staff is quite nice as well, also if I waited a little bit too much before being served. The pizza it's not their... More 

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your comments. We received other remarks about our WiFi and so since early December we made it free for everyone. I will speak to the staff and see if we can clean our main area’s more frequently. We hope you will come in for a Coffee and a meal again. Thanks, YHA Bristol More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Hostel itself is very stylish and modern. The room I stayed in was perfectly clean, very spacious and had our own en-suite facilities - which was perfect! The location the hostel is in is perfect, you just have to step outside and you're in the heart of bristol. Stunning views surrounding the hostel (albeit not from my room!), however gave... More 

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for leaving a review. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us, Bristol and the views it has to offer. We are still doing regular checks in our self catering kitchen so the amount of guests leaving a mess is cutting down. If guests could let us know when mess has been left... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The hostel itself is fine - the problem lay with the unhygenic, unusable kitchen facilities. The kitchen and eating area was dirty and full of people's used plates, crockery, pans etc. It was very unhygenic and it was lucky that I had taken 'leftovers' that just needed microwaving. As a result, I would not recommend it for families, and would... More 

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your comments. We were having problems with guests leaving a mess in our self-catering kitchen, but now thanks to regular checks we have managed to make sure it is kept clean. If you do stay with us again and the kitchen is not to satisfaction, please tell our reception staff and they will be happy... More 

Evesham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I've stopped at the YHA twice in the past couple of months whilst seeing bands in the city. Both times I have been greeted by friendly professional staff. On separate times have stopped in a private room and a shared room. The beds are not the comfiest ans creak a bit. However, reasonable price it was £94 for 5 of... More 

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for your review! Bristol has a lot of music venues so our hostel being in the centre does make it handy to visit them! We are glad you found us useful during your stays in Bristol. If you were visiting Bristol again it might be worth becoming a YHA member and then you will receive an... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The hostel is in a very central location and is directly opposite a pedestrian bridge to the modern shopping area. A park is also just around the corner. The hostel is modern, which secure card-lock doors and has all the facilities you would expect from a hostel - self catering kitchen, bar/cafe, communal area, wifi, cycle storage. I would use... More 

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YHABristol, Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review. We are glad that you enjoyed the hostel and its facilities! It is also great that you would recommend us and we hope to see you again in the near future! Thanks, YHA Bristol More 

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Address: 14 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — YHA Bristol 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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