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The Washington

11 -15 St Paul's Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1LX, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Truro, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was just staying for one night and looking for a cheap hotel near the venue I was attending. The hotel is walking distance of the centre, although I took a taxi which was quite expensive (and the driver didn't know where he was going, but that's not the hotel's fault!). The hotel has secure car parking and a good... More 

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WashingtonManager, Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear IMB2011, Thank you for taking your time to review your recent stay with us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed being here and found us to be good value for money. We are indeed very conveniently located close to local amenities, Clifton Village and city centre. I'm really sorry that the cost of a taxi turned out to be... More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is well situated, being in the Clifton area of Bristol. The staff are very pleasant but the decor is well worn and in need of refurbishment. Our room size was good and the en-suite quite satisfactory. But the curtain was torn and the bed spread literally threadbare. But did this matter to us? Not really. It was comfortable,... More 

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WashingtonManager, Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Anthony W, Thank you very much for your kind review of The Washington Guest House. We are all very happy to hear that you were satisfied with you stay and found the staff to be pleasant and breakfast good. In regards to decor, we are a 3 star guest house so certain amount of wear is to be expected.... More 

Orpington
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38 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night here for an open day at the university. The hotel is very near, just behind the Victoria Rooms, and a pleasant walk to the city centre and the Clifton suspension bridge .The hotel helpfully provided a folding bed so four of us could stay in one room. Some of the decor is a little tired, and... More 

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WashingtonManager, Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Man-in-black-12, Thank you very much for your kind review of the Washington Guest House. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our location is indeed very convenient and perfect for anyone visiting University of Bristol or planning a night out in the city centre. I have passed your positive comments about the service... More 

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

first of all as you see the building it looks very old. but it's okey, could be a good place even that right? once you walk in they tell you that you have to pay for the parking 6£ per night and NO FREE WI-FI. I think nowadays they should offer wifi for free considering that in a hotel the... More 

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Jana22tost, Thank you for taking the time to review us, your feedback is greatly appreciated. As a 3* guesthouse our prices are very good value for money, with a stones throw away from Clifton village, free breakfast, free WIFI for all our direct guests and above all exceptional customer service from our 24 hour reception. We are glad you... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a last minute booking and the lady who dealt with my enquiry and greeted me at Reception was very welcoming and professional. I had booked a very small single room which was clean and cosy (reminded me of the spare room I stay in at my Grandma's!). All the amenities I needed where there in the room like... More 

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Kayleigh F, Thanks for your great review! We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us at The Washington! Our Reception team are always on hand 24 hours to be of assistance to our guests and I am glad you experienced the great customer service we deliver. Our hospitality tray with fresh fruits, teas and coffees and all... More 

North of Watford
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a few nights as a first visit to Bristol. The hotal is very well placed about a 10 minute walk from Clifton Down Station, or a 30-ish minute walk from Bristol City Centre (but closer to 45 minutes from Bristol Temple Meads). The hotel is a bit tired, the rooms and bathrooms could really do with refurbishing,... More 

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Autumn_Equinox, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. We are perfectly located in the centre of Bristol and we are glad you took advantage of this! We also provide great discounted tickets to Bristol Zoo and other close by attractions. Our renovation process is ongoing and we seek to continually improve our furnishings... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It isn't often that one comes across a boutique hotel where the quality and friendliness of the staff and plain old fashioned values such as and helpfulness, helps one look beyond a certain shabbiness and the environment takes on the comfort of a favourite pair of old slippers, moth eaten, dog or cat chewed,but comfy. This hotel has that quality... More 

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Jai A, Thank you so much for your positive review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Out staff work very hard to go above and beyond for all our guests to ensure they receive the very best customer service, and we are delighted you got to experience that. We are currently undergoing refurbishments throughout the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

On the downside, yes it's a bit tired looking, the shower wasn't great, you have to pay for Wi-Fi but on the upside... lovely selection of tea and coffee in the room, the hen nights appeared to have been roomed out of the way so disruption was insignificant and the breakfast was pretty good! They were unable to service the... More 

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WashingtonManager, Front Office Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Lucy S, Thank you for taking the time to review us, it is very much appreciated. We are very greatful for the positive comments received and glad you found our selection of fresh fruits, teas and coffees to help enhance your stay. Our breakfast team work very hard to ensure all our guests are provided with a delicious spread... More 

Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed here for two nights for a friends hen party and the hotel was clean, well maintained and close to the city centre. Staff were helpful and were considerate of our needs, helping to book taxis for us and offering to keep our luggage safe on the day of departure. Downside was that the five twin rooms that we had... More 

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WashingtonManager, Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear Stacey O, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for the positive comments you have given. I am very glad that you found our hotel clean and well maintained. Our housekeeping team work so hard to make this the case so they will be really encouraged by your pleasant experience. Likewise it's great that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the Washington on Friday 22nd may 2015. The staff were friendly and helpful. Didn't eat the breakfast because I was too hungover! My Girlfriend and brother in law enjoyed there full English. The room was a bit warm and stuffy, we stayed in a family and the beds were surprisingly comfortable. All round good stay ! Thanks

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WashingtonManager, Manager at The Washington, responded to this review

Dear jimmybee1875, Thank you so much for leaving us this great little review! Our staff do work so hard to give every guest the very best customer service experience so I am delighted that you got to see that for yourself. It's a shame you missed out on breakfast as the washington full english is quite renowned, maybe next time!... More 

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