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Number Thirty Eight

38 Upper Belgrave Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2XN , England (Formerly Downs View Guest House)
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Ranked #3 of 83 Bristol B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely little guesthouse. When we arrived we were greeted and had our bags carried to the room. As it was a Bank Holiday weekend with not many guests we were offered a later check out and breakfast served in our room. The room is exquisite with bath robes and slippers provided. Beautiful bathroom overlooking Bristol. Breakfast was amazing,... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Bristol for our wedding anniversary, I had read reviews of Number Thirty Eight and it sounded very good. It certainly was. We stayed in the West Suite it is fantastic. Hugh bed and wonderful bath, that easily holds 2 people. The views are wonderful, to the front over Downs and to the rear a fantastic panoramic view... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I stayed at Number 38 for a weekend break and we truly enjoyed our stay. Rooms are very spacious and nicely decorated. Staff was exceptonally polite and welcoming. We really liked breakfast as well - plenty of choice and good quality food.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a night in the West Loft Suite for my partner's birthday, as I wanted a retreat in a lively city. Number Thirty Eight was absolute luxury and completely exceeded my expectations! Check-in was swift and the lady who showed us to our room was incredibly welcoming, and made us feel at home instantly. We enjoyed the most spectacular... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the West Loft Suite for one night (but wish it was more). The room's beautiful the welcome was extremely friendly and helpful, and the bed is incredibly comfortable. Oh, and the bath is HUGE. It's a 10 min walk to a number of restaurants as well as an excellent cocktail bar just a few doors down. We'll... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights over the Balloon Fiesta and enjoyed every minute. All members of staff were incredibly friendly and polite, especially the girls at breakfast. The room was beautiful, clean and the bed very comfy! Although there is no private parking we had no problem at all getting a space on the street outside. Highly recommend this B&B... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We requested room number 3 and could not complain This is a lovely large room overlooking the park. Great large bathroom also with great views. At no extra charge we had breakfast in our room which was amazing. We felt we'd been thoroughly spoilt and was worth every penny.

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Leeds, UK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My wife and I stayed in a double room overlooking the common and had a lovely short stay. The room was well decorated with good quality fittings and an extremely comfortable bed. There is just the right blend of good quality new/old fittings and it genuinely felt well designed and welcoming. The welcome was marvellous - very helpful and polite... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was a lovely hotel that really made me feel safe. I was staying alone because my husband was in the Spire Hospital just down the road. It was within walking distance which made it nice and convenient for me. The room was excellent and well maintained, the bedding lovely and crisp. Breakfast was also very good and served nicely... More

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Lovely location, nice room with great views but a few problems... It is really, really hard to park near the hotel even to get dropped off. If you are driving to Bristol and have a significant amount of luggage I would suggest looking elsewhere. Service was very polite and friendly but they forgot us to give us internet password on... More

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Address: 38 Upper Belgrave Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2XN , England (Formerly Downs View Guest House)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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We offer ten stylish bedrooms in a recently refurbished Georgian merchant’s house at the top of the city. We offer an alternative to the corporate environment of city hotels, providing a contemporary 'home away from home' feel — focusing on the highest level of comfort and care. With panoramic city views from the rear of the building and the vast expanse of Clifton Downs to the front we are ideally placed for a short stop-over or weekend city break. ... more   less 
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