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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 #4 of 83 Bristol B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
clementm Leeds, UK
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, UK
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Leicester, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights 25/06 and 26/06. This place is brilliant. Situated overlooking the Downs to the front and a view of most of Bristol to the rear. Our room was great. Lovely décor. Everything you need for a short stay. I would say there is a lack of "storage" if you stay longer than we did. The terrace... More

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Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Lovely decorated b and b/hotel/ great position on the downs top of whiteladies road. staff very friendly. good breakfast - road quite noisy try and get a back room. parking outside hotel. great view of bristol from lounge

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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed in a suite on the top floor and couldn't fault it. The room was beautiful - possibly best we have ever stayed in (and we have stayed in some!). The views of Bristol from the room were fantastic, as was the copper bath and huge bed. The breakfast was fantastic, served by very attentive staff in a lovely... More

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Very warm welcome by a young lady who escorted us to the West Loft room. Room nice and large with good quality furniture. One draw back the mirror and light above the basin is too high for most ladies. Could also do with a shelf at that end of the room for make-up and ladies toiletries. The breakfast was to... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

...and go for one of the Loft Suites. Huge room, enormously comfortable bed, absolutely gigantic bath (go on, you've both gotta jump in) and utterly splendid views on both sides - the Downs and the Bristol roof tops. The stairs are a wee bit steep so tread carefully with your bags.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night so we could go to an event the next day just outside of Bristol. The car parking was a real pain as it is on road parking and that road is very busy and it was hard to find a place to park. When we finally did find a place to... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

What a superb little boutique hotel/B&B. Excellent views across the city. We were upgraded to a room with a view and next time (and I will stay here again on business in Bristol) I will make sure I book one. The views across Bristol were *stunning*. Excellent service from everyone and the breakfast was the best B&B breakfast I have... 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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