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Number Thirty Eight

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38 Upper Belgrave Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 2XN , England (Formerly Downs View Guest House)
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Ranked #4 of 69 Bristol B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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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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Kittyfinn
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for one night on 28th July in a standard double room with shower (room 10) located at the rear of the building on a lower ground level. The room was very stylish with a large window with good views. The bed was king size and very comfortable. Bathroom was spacious with a good, powerful shower. Breakfast was excellent. Overall... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We believe that this place has not always ben as opulent as it is today but it is first class in every way from the standard and quality of the rooms, the wonderful breakfast with something for everybody and the welcome and helpfulness of all the staff. It is not a cheap place to stay but worth every penny. Highly... More 

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essex
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at this lovely townhouse, as it is very close to the Spires Hospital. This time we had Room 7, which was downstairs. No view from the front window, but lovely views over Bristol from the back. It was a very hot day and the room was lovely and cool, spotlessly clean, very comfortable bed and... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in the dark green suit, this was a treat and so a much more expensive place than we would normally stay but we felt it was still excellent value. The room was immaculate and made up each morning fully cleaned etc. The bed was lovely and comfy and well, what can i say about... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the view over Bristol from the bedroom window. The bathroom was huge with lovely REN toiletries. The room was small but beautifully furnished. The breakfast was delicious and the staff were very helpful during check-in and check-out. The location in Clifton was perfect for strolling on the Downs, wandering around Clifton and it was a short walk to... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Stayed her with my lad visiting Bristol Univsersity open day. Beautiful location on edge of Downs with super views over Clifton. Tastefully decorated throughout. Really friendly hosts. Fantastic breakfast. Nice pubs and restaurants close by. Highly recomended.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

After booking most of the rooms for our bridal party, we were simply blown away by the service, style, food and location of this absolute gem! We stayed in room 2, which is one of the suites, and it is by far my favourite ever hotel room. Everything from the roll topped copper bath, to the chic yet old school... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I stayed at Number Thirty Eight last weekend whilst visiting Bristol for a wedding. Another member of our party actually booked the accommodation, so I had no idea what to expect, however was blown away. On arrival, the staff gave us the warmest of welcomes, delivering exceptional customer service - remembering to do the small things that even some of... More 

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Louth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I found this hotel on the Internet. What a lucky find! Wonderful old building in a perfect location. Stayed in room 8 which had a stunning view over Bristol and a great bathroom with real bath. Breakfast was excellent and the staff were very friendly and helpful, even offering an unexpected a free parking ticket. Superb value for money and... More 

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Paris, France
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The most perfect place. My favourite place to stay in the world, after home. Gorgeous old house. Beautifully decorated. Everything really well thought out. People know there is no parking before they book so I cannot understand why they criticise the hotel for this. It is in Clifton, which is an urban area and the houses were built when people... More 

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