Amazing Last-Minute Hotels in Bristol
Are you thinking about taking a last-minute trip to Bristol? With all that Bristol has to offer from the picturesque harbourside to the fun of the We The Curious Science Centre, it’s a great place to take a last minute trip to. If you’re struggling to find some good quality accommodation in Bristol for your trip, then these are the hotels you need to check out for your perfect weekend away.
Leonardo Hotel Bristol City
This is an excellently located hotel in the centre of Bristol, within walking distance of shops, restaurants and art galleries. Clifton Suspension Bridge and Clifton Observatory are also just a short drive away. The rooms here are designed in a contemporary style and feature the Leonardo DREAM bed which was designed exclusively for Leonardo hotels. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV, desk and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel has excellent facilities with state-of-the-art Technogym with a range of equipment as well as an on-site bar and restaurant which serves a full English breakfast.
All guests can also enjoy free WiFi throughout the whole hotel. If you’re looking to venture outside of the hotel for things to do then Cabot Circus with its many shops and restaurants is only 750 yards from the hotel. If that doesn’t suit then why not venture to Bristol’s Harbourside which is not only historic as it’s been a working harbour for centuries, but it now has many shops, waterside bars and restaurants and even a Sunday market. Here you can also find the Arnolfini gallery which is one of Europe’s leading centres for contemporary arts. The history lovers will also appreciate SS Great Britain which is located here or if you’re into your science then you have to visit the We The Curious Science Centre. Bristol Cathedral is also only 1.1 miles away. For transport links, Bristol Temple Meads Train Station is just 650 yards from the hotel and Bristol Airport is just 8.1 miles away. If you’re looking for a last minute hotel in Bristol then this centrally located hotel with excellent amenities is a great choice for your weekend away.
Why not considering staying in the Harbourside area of Bristol? Not only is it central but it also has lots of shops, bar and restaurants as well as having the lovely outlook of the harbour. Even more than that, it’s rich in history as it was once a bustling dock in which merchants traded goods and set sail for long journeys to exotic places, which any history lovers will appreciate. The Bristol Hotel is located on the waterfront and is close to all the theatres, museums and galleries that Bristol has to offer as well as Cabot Circus Shopping Centre if you’re feeling like you need some retail therapy.
The rooms here are designed in a modern style but are still cosy and comfortable. The rooms offer excellent amenities such include free WiFi, a smart TV, tea and coffee making facilities and designer toiletries. You’ll have a good night’s sleep here as well with duck down duvets and crisp linen and a power shower to wake you up the next morning. Although with the views this good and floor-to-ceiling windows, you want to stay in bed all day. The hotel also has its own restaurant, the River Grille which serves local produce or why not enjoy some afternoon tea in the River Lounge after a morning exploring? Outside the hotel, Queens Square and the Arnolfini Gallery are both just 200 yards away and Castle Park and the Galleries Shopping Centre are just a 10-minute walk. Brunel’s SS Great Britain is also just a 10-minute walk from the hotel. If car parking is a top priority for you, then bonus points as this hotel has secure parking for guests.
Mollie’s Motel & Diner Bristol
Designed by Soho House in a modern style and excellent amenities in each room such as lots of USB charging ports, super-fast WiFi, powerful rainshowers, a smart TV, climate control and tea and coffee making facilities. They also have their own app which controls the TV, EV charging for your electric car and also acts as your room key. There’s even Dyson hairdryers and GHD straighteners, a real rarity at a luxury hotel, let alone a hotel for such a good a price as this. As it’s conveniently located next to the M5, it means everywhere is within a short drive such as Cribbs Causeway Shopping Centre which is only 1 mile away, Bristol Zoo at only 4.4 miles and 5.7 miles for Cabot Circus. It also means that the rolling Gloucestershire countryside isn’t too far away either for when you’ve had enough of the bustle of Bristol city centre
The sound insulation here means you get the best of both worlds with excellent links to almost anywhere you want to go to in the surrounding area but can come home to a peaceful escape and truly relax at the end of a long day exploring. And with luxury Egyptian cotton sheets, don’t be surprised if you sleep exceedingly well, too. Following on from the American motel theme here, the on-site restaurant is also American-themed and serves all-day brunch and even has a heated terrace. The amenities at this motel at so good for the price and the addition of parking which can be very hard to find in Bristol means that this one takes the hot spot. You seriously need to consider staying here for your trip to Bristol!
The building for this hotel is Grade II listed and used to be the Everards print works building inside the old city at the walls of St John’s. When you enter the hotel, you’re greeted by a brightly coloured tiled entrance to the building, which incorporates the local history of the building whilst being a nod to the modern art scene of Bristol. The rooms here are contemporary with pops of colour and offer excellent amenities such as luxurious beds, flat screen TV’s and free WiFi and complimentary access to the well-equipped fitness suite in the hotel
You’re close to the action at this hotel. Aside from being St Nicholas Market, you’re also close to Harbourside with its many bars and restaurants and if the 4-star dining experience at the hotel restaurant doesn’t suffice. It’s also just a 6-minute walk away from the Hippodrome Theatre which is perfect if you’re looking for some after dinner entertainment. It’s also just a 9-minute walk away from the We The Curious Science Centre. It also has excellent transport links, with it being just a 15-minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads Train Station and close to the airport bus stop.
Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel
This hotel is not only well situated, being just a 2-minute walk from the well-known St Nicholas Market but it’s also housed in a Grade II listed building with the history of the building being seen in the original ballroom and the high ceilings. The rooms here a designed in a contemporary style but are still cosy and comfortable. Each room comes with a TV, WiFi, air conditioning and tea and coffee making facilities.
It’s also in a great position to explore the city, close to the Harbourside area with its many bars and restaurants and a just a 10-minute walk to Cabot Circus. Further afield, Clifton Suspension Bridge is just a 10-minute drive away. Bristol Zoo Gardens is also just a 10-minute drive away as well. If you’re not keen on venturing out then why not try the delicious on-site restaurant at the hotel, Keepers Kitchen and Bar. For entertainment, the hotel is also only a 7-minute walk to the Hippodrome Theatre and the Bristol Old Vic. If you’re wanting a hotel close to everything that Bristol has to offer without compromising on, then this is a great choice.