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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013
ReviewerCB South Wales
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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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South Wales
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

As most reviewers have commented this is a very smart B&B, beautifully decorated and staffed by a very friendly and yet professional team. We were made really welcome on arrival. I agree with the Hotel du Vin comment. Yes, it does have that feel to it, albeit on a much smaller scale. Breakfast was great and on check out we... More

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Hampton Court
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Have stayed here numerous times now though weirdly I always have the same room! However, my wife has stayed in other rooms and assures me they are just a s nice. Thirty Eight has lovely views across the Downs to the front and across Bristol at the back, as it's high up on the hill at the top of Whiteladies... More

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Southampton, England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

My husband & I stayed here for 2 nights as a romantic weekend away in a superior house room, and really enjoyed our stay. On arrival, we were greeted warmly and offered plenty of information about the hotel, local sights & places to visit. We arrived a couple of hours before check-in, but the staff were very happy to let... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Stayed recently one night. A well presented building, spotless and very comfortable, and so it should be because it is part of the Dorrien Smith family enterprises, and as they are the people behind Tresco Estate then you are not going to be disappointed. Breakfast was beautifully cooked and its nice to get a decent sized serving of local produce,... More

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Cornwall
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

We stayed for just one night. The room - a superior house room - was at the front overlooking the downs, we arrived late in the afternoon and the room was flooded with sunlight. There was a well stocked mini bar with all the usual luxuries including fresh milk and it was sensibly priced too. The room was large and... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

My partner & I stayed here for one night over the May bank holiday & absolutely loved it. We booked the West Loft suite and could not have asked for more. The Jazz music that filled the room was the perfect touch. Very helpful staff, couldnt do enough. Breakfast was everything we needed and more. Highly recommended

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We searched online endlessly to find a chic boutique hotel in Clifton... we think this is probably the only one! We booked the East Loft Suite (we wanted the West Loft Suite, but it was unavailable for the night we wanted to book). Don't be fooled by the photos online - the East Loft Suite is gorgeous and just as... More

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gloucestershire
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Just returned from an overnight stay in room 1; it is stunning, quiet, and simply fabulous. Shonna welcomed us with warmth and humour, and we were offered breakfast in our room. Would book again when a treat is in order.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful beds, great linen, friendly service, brilliant breakfast. No.38 is a townhouse at the 'top' of Bristol. It's an easy stroll to Clifton shops and the suspension bridge. It looks across the downs from the front and has a gorgeous rooftop view over Bristol from the rear. Rooms are very stylish, with a warm ambience and contemporary look. I especially... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Visited in April 2013. Went all out and booked room 2 (the dark blue room) and I must say what a room! Amazing views over Clifton Downs from the front and stunning views over the city from the back. Every little detail was perfect, from the vast copper bath to the leather chest bedside cabinets. Staff were brilliant, my partner... 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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