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The Rodney Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4 Rodney Place | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4HY, England
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Ranked #51 of 86 hotels in Bristol
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
304carlos Hitchin, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights here. The hotel is in a great location and the staff were lovely. We had breakfast included in the price and the food was good. On the downside we had a room on the third floor at the top and it was unbearably hot. There was no fan provided. There was also hardly any water pressure... More

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 304carlos, We really appreciate you taking the time to review the Rodney after your recent stay with us. I am so pleased you enjoyed the location of the hotel. We are incredibly lucky to be in the center of Clifton Village as it is a wonderful area to explore and is a great location to be based in to... More

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

The Rodney is a beautiful building in a great location. How can the management neglect it that much? This hotel is tired. I like hotels with character, but not ones where thw wallpaper peels off, everything you touch sticks and the great garden looks like a Victorian seaside resort.

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eva E, Thank you for placing a review of the Rodney Hotel after your recent stay with us. We are extremely lucky to be situated in the heart of Clifton Village which really is a beautiful location and a great base for exploring Bristol. I am sorry you feel the management is neglecting the hotel, this is certainly not... More

wooflett
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are delightful. Friendly, helpful and genuinely want to please. But oh my goodness my stay was the most uncomfortable hotel experience of my entire life, and bearing in mind I spend several nights away each month on business, and have done so for the last twelve years, this is quite some statement. My room was tiny, seriously tatty... More

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear wooflett, Thank you for reviewing the Rodney, I am delighted that the service the staff provided was excellent but am extremely disappointed you felt the hotel runs on their good will alone. As a small independent hotel with a small team, we are all passionate about the hotel and I of course expect every aspect of a guests experience... More

Brussels, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here one night in June 2014. The Executive single was fine for one night, small but clean and with a desk, small wardrobe, decent bathroom. But the small single bed was one of the worst I have ever (not) slept on. Very poor mattress with springs sticking into my back. The room was thankfully also too hot so I... More

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sparouge, I appreciate you taking the time to place a review of the Rodney Hotel. All feedback is appreciated and we will certainly order a new mattress for this room straight away in light of your comments. I am terribly sorry that your stay was uncomfortable as a result of the bed in your room, I have spoken to... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have previously stayed at 2 other hotels within this small group in Clifton - the others being full meant I was redirected here for this stay - I'm pleased I was! As with the other hotels, I found the room to be well equipped with everything I could need for a single night stay. If I were staying longer... More

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Redtulip32, Thank you very much for taking the time to review the Rodney, I am so pleased you have enjoying your stays around our group and finally found your way to the Rodney! All guests that book directly with us are automatically eligible to earn points on our loyalty card scheme and points earned from any of our 4... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for one night in May 2014, having got stuck in traffic on our way to Cornwall. The receptionists were very friendly and helpful, and the hotel bar and gardens are lovely. Smallish room on top floor (no lift and lots of stairs) and the decor could do with updating a little, but otherwise this was a great find... More

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lauren_liverpool82, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so pleased that we were able to provide a little safe haven from the M5! I have passed your kind comments on the staff, who were all pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Clifton is such a lovely area and I hope if you haven’t been to... More

Edmonton, Canada
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
21 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I was jet lagged but in their wisdom the management decided I should be put on the ground floor right next to a wedding party. This is not a joke, but was my terrible experience at this hotel (and did I say that the toilet for the wedding party was also next to my room?). The room itself was less... More

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter S, Thank you for taking the time to review the Rodney Hotel. I am terribly sorry that your stay with us was disturbed by the wedding taking place. I will always do my best to improve the hotel based on feedback from guests and I have impressed upon my team the importance of noticing, when guests check in,... More

lancashire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I only stopped here for one night on business but my first impression was nice building with no parking. Parking is very limited with timed parking on the side streets. Receptionist and the other staff were very helpful and friendly. My room was on the top floor overlooking the garden which was nice, my room was a little dated and... More

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kebab2, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay at The Rodney Hotel. We are able to offer our guests seven parking spaces directly outside the hotel, on a first come first serve basis. As a historic area of Bristol, the parking in Clifton Village is limited, however the public transport links are... More

Pembroke, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I stayed for 5 nights in March. Good points - the staff were unfailingly helpful and friendly, the breakfasts were delicious, and the hotel is very convenient if you are visiting the Nuffield Hospital (within walking distance). The single room was small, but clean and well-furnished, and it was good to have a bath and a shower ensuite. On the... More

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nephilim-Lady, I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us in March and thank you for taking the time to review the hotel. We work extremely hard on ensuring all our staff our delivering the best possible levels of customer service and I am thrilled that you were made to feel at home and welcome... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This hotel has very friendly staff and a nice bar, but the rooms are very disappointing, very basic and the bed was very uncomfortable. Not value for money and my room was noisy overlooking the street.

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RodneyManager, Manager at The Rodney Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jane H, I am terribly sorry that you were disappointed with your recent stay with us at the Rodney Hotel. I am always disheartened when guests leave the hotel dissatisfied, especially if some areas, such as the service, have been well received. I would therefore greatly appreciate any additional feedback you would be happy to pass on to me.... More

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Address: 4 Rodney Place | Clifton, Bristol BS8 4HY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Rodney Hotel 3*
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The Rodney Hotel is located in the idyllic Clifton Village in Bristol. An elegant and charming hotel with stylish and comfortable room and excellent service. ... more   less 
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