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YHA Bristol

14 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, England
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Ranked #10 of 37 Specialty Lodging in Bristol
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Monica, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My only complaint with this hostel is the bathrooms. The showers were nice and big, but there was no shower curtain to keep your stuff dry, not even a hook on the door. I had to put the towel and clothes in a plastic bag and hang it off of the corner of the door to keep it all dry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is located near to the Hippodrome on the water. Parking is very limited in the area however there is overnight parking at Trenchard Street where it costs 4 pounds overnight which is quite cheap. My cousin and I shared a twin room. Though it was very tiny, it was clean, tidy with fresh linen, an overhead light and... More 

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Parking can be tricky given our central location - great tip on parking at Trenchard Street - parking is also available at the M-Shed, this is also good value at £3 a night and is slightly closer, just a couple of minutes walk. We look... More 

Puglia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent three nights in this hostel.I stayed in a four bed room,tidy and clean,with the toilet and a huge shower room. YHA Bristol is located in the city center,close to every attraction. The team is kind,helpful and friendly. I've stayed in several hostels,but this is cheap,clean,tidy and with a friendly team.But ther's a negative thing:if you need Internet,ther's no... More 

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your postivie experience. We're sorry you had trouble with our internet - wifi is free to all guests, unfortunatly this doesn't currently extend to the bedrooms but coverage in all public areas is very good. We must have been experiencing a technical issue during your stay so please accept our apologies for that. More 

Limerick, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Location - By the harbour front with the strip of bars and restaurants right opposite. Within comfortable walking distance to other sites of interest as well. Room - I was in a 4-bed dorm facing the harbour, an obstructed nice view. Bed's comfortable and room size suitable for 4 people. Bathroom - Clean and spacious. However, neither toilets on our... More 

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

A great detailed review, thank you for taking the time to complete this. Many reviews comment on the location of YHA Bristol - it really doesn't get better but you are absolutly correct, given the central location that does couple with increased city centre noise, certainly at weekends. We are really sorry your experienced problems with our internet. We have... More 

Hertfordshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I've stayed in many YHA hostels and this definitely has a lot going for it. Very good central location, cheap prices, a small bar and coffee shop open till quite late, spotlessly clean, very comfortable beds and with ample seating on the ground floor and mezzanine. I would have loved to have marked it higher, but there were just a... More 

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. Great room tip - allow us to add that any guest requiring assistance with their bags we would be more than happy to help. We look forward to welcoming you back More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

I know it's a hostel and my expectations were suitably modest, but this stay still ranks as a disappointment. Keys not scanned to sync with the paid-for late check-out (effectively forcing us to use the stairs from the 5th floor), extra charges for about everything, sarcastic service staff who seemed unaware that people CAN get a late check-out and are... More 

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YHABristol, General Manager at YHA Bristol, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are sorry that your stay wasn't memorable for the right reasons. Clearly we got a number of things wrong. Please be assured we have taken steps to ensure that we learn from your experience. We hope this doesn't discourage you from staying with us again. More 

Leeds, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Never stayed in a YHA before but a last minute change of travel plans meant I needed an inexpensive room for the night and as I didn't arrive in Bristol until 10pm - thought I'd give this place a try. Booked a bed in a shared dorm (although oddly on arrival was given the room number and a bed number... More 

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Birmingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We stayed on a Saturday night in a private room for 2. The room was OK & at the rear of the hostel. We shared a toilet with the rest of the floor, no loo roll or soap available & the loo in the shower room was out of order. At 3am a rowdy group of men arrived in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Spent one night here with a big group of friends. This is a cosy and secure hostel, with excellent communal spaces and a great location. The beds aren't the comfiest but the showers are warm and everything is clean. If you are looking to spend a short stay in Bristol you couldn't really do much better than this hostel.

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Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Me and my brother stayed in Bristol for a concert in the O2 Academy on the 331st of March. We arrived in Bristol early morning and after waiting outside the arena all morning we arrived to YHA at 1:30. Unfortunately our room wasn't ready (We thought Check-in was ! o 'clock) but the staff were lovely and we stayed in... More 

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