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Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   College Green, Bristol BS1 5TA, England   |  
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for first time weekend visdit to Bristol. Lovely central location next to Cathedral and waterfront.Got £30 upgrade for room. Excellent service free 1/2 bottle of wine.Rooms clean and effective. Excellent spa and swimming facilities.B/fast was good with good a la carte options. Staff can appear rushed at times but overall very good. Only problem was car parking..very tight and charging per day instead of 24 hours means you end up paying for three days when arriving friday evening and leaving sunday morning...a bit oif a ripp off!!

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Booked through Superbreak as we were gifted a voucher. Upon arrival the hotel had no notification of our booking from Superbreak. However when we produced our confirmation from Superbreak we were soon booked into a quiet room as requested, 4th floor away from the road. The room itself and its fixtures were of a high standard and well presented and clean if a little on the small side. We were booked in for two nights B&B with one dinner. The dinner was very good if potentially expensive if you were paying for it outwith a package. The choice at breakfast was the usual selection of hot and cold buffet items with plenty of choice. Hotel is centrally located and easy to find.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Loved our stay in this hotel. Traded in some avios for a special weekend, and this was definitely one of the best hotels we've ever stayed in. Staff were all super helpful and friendly, room was luxurious and the shower was superb!

Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I visited it a year ago with friends, to see bristol city. what a day for us, we have to stay there with no options as bus service were not in work. decided to choose this one, but it comes to our memories when we enjoyed a lot with new year days there. 1st jan 13 though it was Tuesday. Helpful and friendly staffs and manager. It is having SPA but we have not used that one -seems to be very good. we have good enjoyable 1st night there with many facilities like wi-fi and good menu of foods. enjoyable, comfortable clean, with good quality in all.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Checked in mid-evening, hotel was very busy. Staff welcoming and efficient, three others checking in but all dealt with v quickly.

Given a room upgrade on arrival, a nice touch wherever you stay. Large, quite comfortable room. Free wifi and parking in room rate, likewise breakfast.

Care clearly paid to room cleanliness, relatively new tv and other equipment.
Breakfast very good choice, good restaurant atmosphere.

I would recommend the hotel highly.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I loved this hotel and was very pleasantly surprised My partner and I got a great deal for B & B for the two of us and our 13 month old daughter. When I first made the reservation on the phone the staff were very helpful - a good sign. My partner had business in the region so I dropped him off and headed to the hotel. I arrived early and the concierge was extremely helpful assisting me with luggage. The room was ready early and they let me check in. The room was a pleasant surprise. Quite large with a king sized bed. The travel cot also came with a nappy sanitiser and they supplied travel sized baby products which I found to be a lovely touch as I've stayed in hotels that cost a lot more and didn't receive these extras. Also great sized bathroom. The staff were exceptional, a credit to the hotel. Delicious breakfast the following morning. We will definitely be back. Thank you

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

The impressive Royal Bristol Marriott is in an ideal location for going out and about in Bristol, just a stone's throw away from the new quayside bars and restaurants. Check in was great, with a complimentary glass of wine whilst still signing in - probably one of the most civilised check-in experiences of my life!

The rooms are clean and well sized. I was up on the top / fourth floor so "suffered" with a few sloping angles of the roof intruding, particularly in to the bathroom but it didn't detract from my stay. The bed, like all Marriotts I've stayed in, was amazingly comfortable. Plenty of hangers and space in the wardrobe and nice complimentary shortbread and flapjacks with the in-room tea tray.

It's worth noting that it looks like they've removed all of the mini-bars (given the huge void in the TV cabinet, so if you're hoping to keep your own drinks refrigerated, think again.

My only gripe was that other than an ottoman at the foot of the bed, there was no table and chairs in the room I had, other than the writing desk, which meant when I had room service I had little choice of where to sit and eat, with my back against the room and TV.

Made use of the Spa after a good 15 mile long walk on the Saturday, the changing rooms are a bit run down but it was nice to unwind in the steam room and sauna. I don't know if I went at the wrong time but there were quite a lot of children running around which I wouldn't usually have expected from a hotel on a Saturday evening.

There can be a bit of noise floating up from the varied Bristol night-life, although it's possible that was due to the strong winds during the stay, possibly making it louder than normal. It didn't detract from a good night's sleep though.

The staff were on the whole friendly and welcoming and helped make this a really enjoyable stay - I'll definitely be going back!

Top tip: they offer breakfast vouchers for the hotel restaurant when you check-in for £10, saving you roughly £8 off their standard price, making it good value and the food is nice too!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

Address: College Green, Bristol BS1 5TA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Bristol
#7 Luxury Hotel in Bristol
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bristol
#11 Business Hotel in Bristol
#15 Family Hotel in Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 226
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With a fabulous location next to Bristol Cathedral and the historic waterfront, the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel offers ideal accommodations for enjoying England's southwestern charm. From the moment you arrive, our Victorian-style hotel captivates you with polished marble, warm mahogany and gleaming brass. Spacious rooms offer comfortable furnishings, 24-hour room service, and large work areas with high-speed Internet. For an event, choose our ballroom for 260 guests or a smaller meeting room for intimate gatherings. Enjoy an afternoon tea or cocktail at the Club Bar after your stroll from Bristol's historic sites. For dinner and Sunday lunch, the newly refurbished Walters Restaurant, offering locally sourced regional flavours from the South West. Visit our Roman-style leisure club for the perfect retreat - enjoy a refreshing swim, soothing sauna or invigorating workout. When looking for a luxury hotel in southern England, choose the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel for its friendly staff and modern amenities. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
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