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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 #7 of 90 Bristol B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Don't normally review - really good, better than hotel du vin & mal maison. Breakfast awesome, bed divine. Proper mini bar & refreshments. Fresh coffee, not filtered by the gallon. Room was spotless, no cheap shortcuts even down to thoughtful biscuits with the tea & coffee, not those hideous cheap tartan 10p shortbread. Very disappointed it was not a pleasure... More 

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic place to stay. The room was excellent with a comfortable bed and excellent bathroom. The whole place was spotlessly clean and well presented. I'd recommend the breakfast cooked from fresh, so took a little while, but used really good ingredients so was very tasty. I parked on the main road outside which wasn't a problem. I'll definitely go... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Please make sure what room you are in before you book. Room no. 9 is very,very small - warm, nicely decorated, clean, lovely bed - but small! And no chairs. The staff were very friendly and pleasant, but had no local knowledge. We were offered breakfast in our room at no extra charge, but there was nowhere to sit to... More 

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London
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not cheap but worth it. Good view over the city roofline; tastefully-styled, thoughtfully kitted out room, quite small, but without that synthetic smell hotel rooms often have - we slept very well. Bathroom could do with a few more hooks. Lots of stairs. Very pleasant, hard-working staff member was serving breakfast and doing everything else, seemingly. We had a bit... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is this a hotel or a B&B? Well, I suppose truly the latter, but who cares? It is simply lovely. The staff are friendly and welcoming. The breakfasts are great. Difficult to choose between the fruit compote (delicious) or the full English or the sausage sandwich! (And Mark LaForme's Vintage playing quietly in the background!) We had Room 4 which... More 

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devon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely welcome on arrival and escort to room. Rooms very good, with everthing you need (even a £25 bottle of wine if you ant to pay for it). Nice and warm, spotlessly clean and great views. We only had breakfast but it was very good. No parking but there was plenty of free on street parking outside when we were... More 

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London
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We booked here rather than our usual hotel in the City because it was very close to our dinner venue and our usual hotel was not. The space in the bedroom and bathroom was much better than a comparable hotel in the area, with a significantly better views across the Downs and Clifton and the breakfast was good. However, if... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Stayed here last weekend. It really is an exceptional place to stay. Excellent staff, furnishings and breakfast. The bedroom was very well appointed. We were also offered an upgrade to a larger room, free of charge. After staying regularly at the Hotel Du Vin in Bristol; this will now be our preferred stop over - if we can get a... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We are very fussy customers and stay only in select establishments on a regular basis, so pleased to find Number Thirty Eight and return time and again when visiting our daughter at the university & theatre . The beauty of this town house is attention to detail, all spot on, pristine, elegant, professional attentive staff and superb breakfasts. we have... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
23 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Our stay at Number Thirty Eight was Ok in most areas but the review missed a higher traveller rating because of a few important points!! Firstly, all the staff were extremely friendly & we appreciated being offered a glass of port & a mince pie when we first arrived. The room was very warm & spotlessly clean & the large... 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): $$
Number of rooms: 10
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