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The Berkeley Square Hotel

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15 Berkeley Square Clifton, Bristol BS8 1HB England
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 11/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 11/26/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Located in Clifton in the heart of Bristol, The Berkeley Square Hotel offers a warm welcome and is the perfect place to be able to explore the city. Just a few minutes away from the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, the University of Bristol and all of Bristol’s unique central attractions, book your room now to enjoy the fabulous Berkeley Square. All of our rooms come with complimentary tea, coffee, fresh fruit and delicious biscuits to really treat yourself during your stay. The Berkeley is also home to the award winning restaurant, The Square, and houses a delightful speakeasy style cocktail bar with a hidden terrace garden. The Berkeley Suites are located just around the corner from the hotel and are a perfect luxury escape from the bustling city centre. The Berkeley Hotel is offering guests the option to check in and out online so that all you need to do is collect your key, minimising the time you spend at reception. You'll now have the option to WhatsApp message reception so that you can contact the team through your own phone to make it as easy as possible to get what you need. Furthermore their 24 hour reception team is always on hand to help and complimentary wi-fi throughout your stay, make The Berkeley Square Hotel part of your visit to the West Country’s most exciting city!
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Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Parking garage
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Breakfast buffet
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Mid-range
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Richard H wrote a review Nov 2020
37 contributions7 helpful votes
We really enjoyed the Berkeley Square Hotel. The staff were friendly, the room was lovely and the food was imaginative and tasty. We would highly recommend it - it’s in a fantastic location on a quiet Georgian square between the city centre and Clifton village. Lots of places to eat nearby if you don’t want to eat at the hotel. The only downside is parking - we got the last space but it is somewhat limited locally.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Hannah Kenny, Guest Services / Front Office at The Berkeley Square Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear 8RichardH, Thank you so much for taking your time to leave us this review! I am so pleased you had a good stay at the Berkeley Square Hotel, and found the staff so friendly. I am really glad that you were able to try the great food at the restaurant, and made use of of our great central location I am sorry that you had some difficulty parking, as we are so central it can be difficult in the area, though I am pleased that you were able to park in our secure hotel parking garage. I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope that we will able to welcome you back to the Berkeley Hotel soon! Warm Wishes, Hannah
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M Littlejohn wrote a review Nov 2020
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This is really a wonderful place... Stylish with a down-to-Earth vibe, yet still equipped with amenities and services for all of your needs. There is a lounge area which is really relaxing - complimented with art along the walls, chill music in the background, and a variety of sofas and comfy chairs where you can chill or, in my case (as well as a few people that I noticed) work without interruption - with wifi and power access no matter where you are. The all-day menu has a variety to choose from, no matter what your taste is. Jumping between items and eating at random times, I've had a lot of different dishes and all of them tasted great and filling, so good on value. Downstairs is the hidden a gem that's open to guests and members: a bar with access to a patio secret garden area, specializing in prohibition era cocktails. There are enough cordials, bitters, syrups and spirits (and skills!) to make almost any classic you can think of, but the ever-changing menu has something for absolutely anyone. The best part, by far, is the staff. I visited during a very critical transition between counties and this was a very suitable hub to conduct business in a relaxed setting. Not only did I have everything that I needed, but all of my questions were answered and the attention that was given made me feel as if I was the only person staying there. Big thank you to Rebekah and Trish for the hospitality and kindness with check-in, stuff about the hotel and any questions that I had; thank you Sebastien for the bar service - really creative in mixology, attentive to people and details, and putting 100% of care into each concoction; finalement, un grand merci to Clementine for being so open and warm with advice and help with my hotel stay and my transition to Bristol. Experiences and interactions like these are how you properly move to a new city. Whether short stay or long term, you cannot go wrong stay here. Cheers!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Hannah Kenny, Guest Services / Front Office at The Berkeley Square Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear MD_Littlejohn, Thank you for your kind review. We are very proud of our hotel and of the restaurant and bar so I am so pleased that you had a great time. Our team works hard to make sure that all our guests feel comfortable. I am glad to hear that Rebekah, Tish, Sebastian and Clementine offered a particularly great service. We hope that your move to Bristol goes smoothly and we hope to welcome you back soon to the Berkeley Square Hotel. Kind regards, Jeka Kolesova
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Munzir G wrote a review Oct 2020
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The stay in the Berkeley square , was super nice and fantastic comfortable rooms and beds . The staff were very brilliant and helpful and cooperative with everything especially Clementine and Rebecca . Location was perfect and i would recommend it for anyone .
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled on business
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Response from Hannah Kenny, Guest Services / Front Office at The Berkeley Square Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Mr Munzir Abbasher, Thank you so much for your kind review and I am so glad that you were happy with our rooms and with the service we provide. Our staff work very hard so I am sure they will appreciate your lovely comments. We hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards Jeka Kolesova Operation Manager
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Sarah Jellard wrote a review Oct 2020
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I stayed here for 3 nights with my dog. The staff could not of been more friendly and helpful. They helped me out with a last minute problem. I was here for work but my dog and I will definitely be back. Thank you to all the staff for all your help and kindness. I am so grateful.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Hannah Kenny, Guest Services / Front Office at The Berkeley Square Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Happiness05820735518, Thank you so much for your kind review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff provided a great service. We hope to welcome you and your dog back to the Berkely Square Hotel soon! Kind regards, Jeka Kolesova
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Frances M wrote a review Oct 2020
Nice, France2 contributions5 helpful votes
The staff at the Berkeley are absolutely lovely and get 5 stars. Clementine and her colleagues and the lovely cocktail bar man were just great. However the rooms we witnessed are in need of some proper standard maintenance and this really affected our enjoyment. We were put in Room 4 lower deck. The Airbnb photo that sold us the room showed an ample double bed, but Room 4 has a double divan with a much smaller mattress on it (might be a UK queen size) so we could see about 4 inches of the old rather grotty base on each side of the mattress. The mini bar had a wall of solid ice at the back, the bin was broken and the furniture unit was odd since it had little square niches that seemed to be housing for appliances of which there were none. Also the bathroom was suffering from black mould in the grouting which though this is not a sign of poor cleaning, it is a sign that it has not been maintained. This kind of mould needs proper removal once every 6 months or so. We gritted our teeth and went for dinner in the hotel with our friends - only to be told that the chef had had to leave unexpectedly and so our table was cancelled. They were hugely apologetic. We had to get an Indian takeaway. The next day we decided to mention the quality of our room. Clementine at reception went and looked at our room and agreed the bed was not as it should be and moved us to a comparable room - Room 1. Now we understood what the square housing was for...a cd... this room also had a Roberts radio and a bin that looked ok. But guess what - it was noisy. At 1 am we had to call reception because of the loud music booming from next door. The lovely guy at reception dealt with it and we thought surely nothing else could go wrong. However in the morning we discovered the shower did not work and was on boiling hot all the time. Clementine came down and tried the shower too and agreed it was broken... so we used the shower in room 4 again. The hotel provided us with a couple of rounds of free cocktails as an apology for cancelling dinner, gave us free parking (they normally charge £17 per night) and a 20 percent discount on our room. This made us feel a bit better, but obviously we should not have had to complain in the first place. And I am still waiting for the discount which has to be made through the booking agent (airbnb). Nothing from the hotel yet but a promise. Again not ideal. We'll have to see what happens.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: I would not recommend the Lower Deck rooms
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Response from Hannah Kenny, Guest Services / Front Office at The Berkeley Square Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear 542francesm, Thank you for your review. Our staff work very hard so I am glad to hear you received a good service from Clementine and other staff members. We take all feedback very seriously and I am sorry that on this occassion we did not provide the excellent product that we usually provide. I am very sorry that the room did not meet your expectations. We have noticed that the pictures on airbnb do not fully represent the rooms and we have since corrected this. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I have informed the maintenance team about the problems you experienced with the bathroom. We are also looking into how we can resolve any issues with the bedframe and mattress. Unfortunately on the night you attended the restaurant, the chef experienced a health emergency. We have a strict health and safey policy regarding food preparation and we did not want to take any risks that would put our guests at risk. I can assure you that we have issued the refund through our partners at airbnb. If you would like to discuss this further, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Kind regards, Jeka Kolesova Operation Managaer
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$70 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Berkeley Square Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Berkeley Square Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Wills Memorial Building (0.10 miles), Cabot Tower (0.10 miles), and The Red Lodge Museum (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Berkeley Square Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at The Berkeley Square Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Berkeley Square Hotel?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Berkeley Square Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Moltobuono, Krishna's Inn, and The Coconut Tree.
Is The Berkeley Square Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Bristol.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Berkeley Square Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Berkeley Square Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Berkeley Square Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting John Wesley's Chapel & New Room Museum (0.8 miles), St Mary Redcliffe Church (0.9 miles), and Cabot Tower (0.10 miles).