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Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Broad St., Bristol BS1 2EL, England (Formerly Thistle Bristol Grand Hotel)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Hotel is situated well for all aspects of Bristol. Parking safe and very secure. Great staff and management. A bit worn out in certain areas. Overall Fantastic. Am visiting again in a few weeks. A real people place. Love it !!!

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a Christmas Party last Friday and was very impressed from the moment I arrived to the moment I left. The Hotel is just off the wonderful Corn street with all it's fine dining and bars. The outside of the Hotel looks great with it's colourful stained glass canopy and large windows with twinkling Christmas lights. Upon... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For me travelling alone and driving in Bristol, this hotel was tricky to find and the hotel carpark very narrow to manoeuvre in an estate! That said, when I got there the staff were helpful and friendly and the hotel characterful and smelling fresh and clean! I wished I'd been there for a weekend away as the hotel was ideally... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my partner. We was looking forward to a weekend away and whated to go somewhere different. The thistle brighton is amazing so thought we would give this a go as it was a deal. The bar underneath the hotel was amazing but that was all. You had to access the spa from leaving the hotel and... More 

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Bridgend, Wales, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice hotel with helpful and friendly staff. Central for the Christmas market and shopping areas but surprisingly quiet at night. Excellent selection of cooked and continental options for breakfast. Didn't have an evening meal here but found our room service choice a bit sparse on arrival, nice presentation though, but a little on the pricey side for what you... More 

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Mkelly1233, General Manager at Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand, responded to this review

Many thanks for an amazing review. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed our seasonal breakfast choice and spa facilities. Keep an eye on our website for our winter promotion which stretches into New Year should you wish to come back for a shopping trip and do let us know so we can ensure you have... More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our Wedding Reception , & evening party at this hotel on the 14th February 2014, I must say i was overwhelmingly pleased, if you want your day to be extra special, then book here. If you want to know why it's taken so long to write this it's because it timed out twice on the thistle website, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed here during the week since March '14. The staff are very welcoming. Dave in Marlows cellar bar gave me a Christmas card ! He's a great guy, always takes time to chat & really knows his job. Would recommend the hotel & a visit to experience Dave's hospitality without hesitation.

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Mkelly1233, General Manager at Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand, responded to this review

Dear Mr Rees Wow, what a great review to read, I am delighted to hear about the excellent service you received from Dave and will ensure that he is recognised for this! Have a great Christmas and we hope to see you back very soon. Warm regards Mark Kelly General Manager More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner travelled here in the summer and it was faultless. We would quite happily return again. The room was large and comfortable with a nice big bathroom, the addition of the swimming pool was a big bonus and made our stay that extra bit enjoyable. Thank you.

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Mkelly1233, General Manager at Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand, responded to this review

Dear "Frame" I am delighted to read your 5 star review of our hotel and really pleased that you took the time to share your experience. Please do stay in touch and let us know direct when you would like to book again so we can make all the necessary arrangements for you. Warm regards Mark Kelly General Manager More 

Cardiff
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel in the centre of Bristol, close to all the amenities. It was my husbands birthday and the little touch of a plate with Happy Birthday and some chocolates was very touching and a lovely attention to detail. The rooms are a little tired and are not as "Grand" as the hotel name suggests. However, the staff are very... More 

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Mkelly1233, General Manager at Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand, responded to this review

Dear Michelle Thank you very much for your excellent 5 star review. I am so pleased to read your comments. Our team are always looking for ways to surprise and delight our guests so I am glad to see that we managed to do that for your husband’s birthday. I very much look forward to welcoming you back to the... More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely, friendly Hotel this is. All staff were lovely, special mention must go to Camille, the gentleman who was Managing on 27th November, and the really friendly guy who behind the cavern type bar on lower floor. Rooms super, lovely and clean and well serviced. Will definitely want to return and explore more of the city, would not... More 

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Mkelly1233, General Manager at Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand, responded to this review

Thank you for an amazing 5 star review from your recent stay. I am delighted to read that you had a great stay and would like to return. I am also really pleased to read your comments about Camille who was one of our recent employee of the months for her excellent service and guest recognition. Please do stay in... More 

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Address: Broad St., Bristol BS1 2EL, England (Formerly Thistle Bristol Grand Hotel)
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Thistle Bristol City Centre, The Grand 3.5*
Number of rooms: 182
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Also Known As:
The Grand, Bristol Hotel Bristol
Thistle Hotel Bristol
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Bristol
#19 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#20 Business Hotel in Bristol

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