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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 #6 of 89 Bristol B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Paris, France
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124 reviews 124 reviews
17 hotel reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

An elegant & stylish, high-end small hotel. Well designed, spacious and comfortable. We were in Room 4 at the front overlooking the Downs. Lovely breakfast. The only downside is parking, but we found a place in a nearby street, a steep hill to the left of the hotel (facing the Downs).

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Outstanding boutique B&B hotel, beautiful furnishings, great service, excellent location (about 2miles from City Centre, 15 minute stroll to Clifton village, overlooks The Downs). Really sophisticated yet unfussy.

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This was our second visit to No. 38 and this time as a group of six. The fact that the majority of reviews are Good or Excellent says it all, really. The décor is just lovely- simple, stylish and contemporary. The beds are big and comfortable with really comfy pillows (a big positive in my books). The place is spotlessly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I had no idea I was going to love Bristol as much as I did, and a large part of the love is due to Number Thirty Eight. It's just a really great little hotel. The views across the city are gorgeous (Bristol's really pretty!) and the breakfast was delicious (perfect eggs and salmon) but my favourite things were the... More 

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Tabanac, Aquitaine, France
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279 reviews 279 reviews
77 hotel reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for the first time in Xmas 2012 and had a chance to revisit ... it was as good as we remembered. Firstly let me say that here the 2nd "B" in B&B is amongst the best that I have had anywhere in the world, even better than those I have had in 5* and 6* hotels. I... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I would say it is a hybrid between hotel and B&B, there is no punch to the place which makes you realize that nowadays boutique hotels are the mainstay of the middle aged and the middle class - but hey this is clifton :-) the room was passable but not amazing as the finish is not of the highest quality,... 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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