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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here with my partner for a weekend to do some christmas shopping. such a lovely warm and welcoming hotel. im surprised its a only a 2 star hotel it should be a 3! Cosy clean room, scrummy breakast, friendly staff and ideal location (about 15 mins walk into main town) The only thing I would say is I think...

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Cheshire, UK
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited in August 2016; booked the Clifton Hotel as I wanted something nice for a weekend away with my wife, and booked what appeared to be a boutique-style hotel. How wrong could I have been. Everything I hate in poor hotels was present in the Clifton Hotel: difficult or non-existent parking; noisy location (there's an excellent late-bar in the basement...

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed solo for one night in November for a 'boys ( OK then, old mens ) reunion, so all that was required was a clean bedroom and bathroom - both fixed at a very reasonable price. Arrived by public transport so can't comment on the car parking arrangements. Reception staff very pleasant and welcoming. Room 12 on the ground...

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Joe, Thank you so much for your review! As an independent business we rely on feedback and reviews from our customers such as yourself. You are right in thinking room12 is one of our recently refurbished rooms so it is great to hear that it met all your needs. The staff will be pleased to hear that you found...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived at this hotel with some trepidation having read some truly awful recent reviews. I have to say, I was very pleasantly surprised by my experience. The hotel is excellent value for money. Very well placed for the University and Clifton village. I was in a top floor single room. It was small and a little tired, but spotlessly...

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Judy, Thank you so much for taking the itme to leave us a review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As an independent business all feedback is welcomed so that we can improve our services. We are indeed very well located with a lovely bar and caffe. Our staff work extremely hard to provide a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my stay at The Clifton. The hotel was well located with easy and convenient access to Clifton Village and its many restaurants and cafes. Jane on reception was particularly friendly and helpful.

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi YeliabSemaj, Thank you very much for your review, we are indeed extremely well located for Clifton Village and city centre. We also pride ourselves on our customer service so it is lovely to hear that Jane was so helpful and friendly! I will pass on your comments to her, I'm sure she will be delighted. We would love to...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Clifton hotel last night to spend time with relatives in Bristol. Was a bit worried about the mixed reviews but so glad we went ahead and stayed there.Brilliant location, had room 22 which was an executive double, good value for money, comfy bed in fact best nights sleep we've ever had in a hotel, quiet, very clean,...

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi LPG52, I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us at The Clifton. As an independent business competing with so large companies we really do appreciate all feedback and reviews from our customers. I will pass on your comments to the staff and the team in Racks. Next time you're planning a trip to...

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely room, which had been recently renovated and was spotlessly clean - thank you Agnieszka, our room attendant! The modern bathroom was of a high standard. The location was perfect for exploring Bristol and Clifton, but also peaceful. The reception area had a warm friendly atmosphere where there was a great cafe run by Maria. The receptionists,...

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tracy, Thank you so much for your lovely review. Maria, Agnieszka, Dorotea and Jeka will be delighted to hear that they were able to make your stay extra special. They all work extremely hard to make every guest feel welcomed and at home here. They are all so pleased to read your comments. Thank you from myself and the...

Greater Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelling by oneself can be not so much fun but I found that the Clifton Hotel made it a great experience. It's an older style place, and quaint in many ways, but it retains an older style sense of looking after its guests with courtesy and hospitality. This extends to offering complimentary fruit in the room on arrival, along with...

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Helen, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Clifton. As an independent business we love feedback and As you say the staff work really hard to make sure every guest feels welcomed including the housekeeping team who will be delighted to hear that you appreciated their efforts. I shall make...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my grandson as I was taking him to the zoo , wasn't very impressed with the room as they were old and looked like been converted from a house, but it did the job and we had a good night's sleep before our day at the zoo so this is why it got 4 stars from us

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thank you for your review. As an independent business all feedback is welcomed to help us improve. I am glad you slept well to get you ready for your day at the zoo! Our hotel is situated in a beautiful grade-II listed georgian villa and you will be pleased to hear we are refurbishing our standard twin and...

Whitstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In an increasingly corporate and plastic world, it has been refreshing to stay in a friendly and charming hotel. Excellent location for all Clifton and central Bristol has to offer, but also has its own bar and restaurant offering good food at a reasonable price...with a buzzing but ultimately relaxing vibe. The staff in all functions have been helpful, friendly...

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Jack C, Manager at The Clifton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi mvh3315, Thank you so much for your lovely review. As an independent business competing with so many corporate chains we pride ourselves on our high standard of customer service and making every guest feel welcomed and looked after as best we can. I will pass on your comments to the staff who all work extremely hard, they will be...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clifton Hotel is situated in an ideal location for visiting Bristol within walking distance of both Clifton Village and the City Centre. A small and independent hotel part of the Clifton Hotels Group we provide clean and comfortable accommodation at competitive prices. We welcome guests with a smile priding ourselves in providing levels of customer service that were mentioned in our recent AA report as being of five star standards. We hope that guests enjoy the relaxed café reception area and our busy and vibrant restaurant Racks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clifton Hotel

Address: St. Pauls Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 1LX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: $53 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Clifton Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 59
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“Top floor has least noise from the bar and road, but the walls are thin.”
 of 5 bubbles 356JudyS, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 22 which is the opposite side to the restaurant racks”
 of 5 bubbles LPG52, 1 week ago | Read review
“We had an executive double”
 of 5 bubbles 956tracy, 1 week ago | Read review
“No sure maybe all rooms are same”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The picture on the website is not a true representative”
 of 5 bubbles 944patrickb944, 5 weeks ago | Read review
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