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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 #5 of 76 Bristol B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
gordonh363 Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
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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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Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly , efficient reception . Lovely room (5) attractive fittings ; super beds ; spacious bathroom with swimming pool bath ; fine views over Bristol . Terrace was well designed & offered chance of really relaxing . Very pleasant , quiet ambiance . Breakfast was first class & beautifully served ; even the parking was easy & convenient which is... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the loft suites on the night of our wedding. The team were so helpful in letting us drop off our bags and pick up our keys early so we could let ourselves in after our wedding. The suite is incredible - everything from the copper bath to the white robes and huge sleigh bed meant... More 

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Oxford, UK
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Number Thirty Eight is really superb. We checked in for a one night stay in March, as we were attending a friends 40th Birthday Party in Bristol. The bedroom was thoughtfully appointed, and spotlessly clean. The bathroom was light, bright and very spacious and the little touches like the classic FM playing on the Roberts radio when you arrive in... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights in March and would highly recommend. Rooms are beautiful and finished to the highest standard. Arrived to classic fm playing in the room and felt instantly relaxed. Breakfast very good. Location great. Excellent value for money for what feels like a 5 star experience.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a two night break in February. The staff were professional and attentive, but also friendly. We stayed in the West Loft Suite. I seriously recommend this room. There are stunning views across the city in one direction and beautiful views over the park in the other. The free standing bath tub is huge, the lavatory and... More 

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essex
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92 reviews 92 reviews
59 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We hve just stayed here for 3 nights in Room 1, as I was having an operation at the Spires Hospital. We run 5 star gold boutique accommodation in Essex, so I am very, very critical when we stay anywhere else, but this was really excellent from the first phone call when I arranged our booking. Room is huge, extremely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Just a fantastic little City Centre place to stay. Eclectic and chic, each room is different in this converted Townhouse. It's a relatively short walk to Clifton Village, and the suspension bridge, and there's lots of shops and restaurants on the nearby Whiteladies Road. We were in Bristol to see my daughter in Chicago, and ate in Clifton village. But... More 

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Manchester
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138 reviews 138 reviews
35 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Aptly described as a' luxury town house accommodation', Number 38 ticked all the boxes. Staff couldn't be more helpful until 8pm after which we were told to call an out of hours number if required from the bedroom phone. Superior room 4 on the 1st floor at the front of the hotel was spacious & extremely comfortable. Views over the... More 

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

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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