Good places to stay in Bristol with a view

There are plenty of lovely accommodation options to choose from in and around Bristol, but if you’re looking for something extra special you may want to consider a room with a view.

From harbourside hotels, to Somerset countryside, there are plenty of good places to stay in Bristol with a view. Continue reading to see our top choices.

The Bristol

On a bustling stretch of Bristol’s harbour, the water-side rooms offer a stunning view of Pero’s Bridge meaning you can sometimes catch a glimpse of passing ferry boats and river cruises. The Bristol is part of a family owned collection of urban luxury hotels providing guests with a contemporary yet cosy atmosphere and was even named as Best City Break Hotel in the South West by the Sunday Times in 2018.

Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel

This contemporary hotel sits on a hill above Redcliffe caves offering the perfect viewing spot to admire the spire of St Mary Redcliffe church. The church is over 800 years old and was once described by Queen Elizabeth I as “the fairest, goodliest and most famous parish church in England”. To have the best views of this Anglican church just request for a church view room!

Camp Baboon

For those who would rather a good place to stay in Bristol with a more rural view, Camp Baboon at the Wild Place project gives you the opportunity to enjoy refreshing woodland views whilst staying in cosy timber glamping pods. With your own verandah you can look out into the forest or up at the stars, if you’re lucky you might even hear the baboons from the park next door!

Number Thirty Eight

With views overlooking the Clifton Downs, this hilltop townhouse provides beautiful panoramic views from every room. Whether you want country landscapes or urban city views, Number Thirty Eight can provide both. Bedrooms are designed to the highest specs and top suites are adorned with brass baths and Victorian tiling.

Avon Gorge

From Hotel du Vin, the Avon Gorge Hotel has arguably the best views of Clifton Suspension Bridge from the whole city, look beyond and you’ll even see the National Trust’s Leigh Woods behind. After a Hotel du Vin rebrand, the interior of the Avon Gorge Hotel is nearly as impressive as the views from the exterior, with the marble staircase, stained glass windows and original historic steam pumps from the former spa as some of the most memorable features.

Radisson Blu

Winning the title of Bristol’s tallest hotel, it is no surprise that the Radisson Blu offers breath-taking views of Bristol city centre from the sky. Rooms come with impressive floor-to-ceiling windows so guests can really make the most of their surroundings which get more exciting the higher you go, penthouses provide the best views from the 17th floor.  

There are a wide range of good places to stay in Bristol if you are looking for a room with a view, whether you want to see the nightlights of the busy city or relax and take in a woodland scene Bristol can offer both. Check directly with hotels for rooms that have the best views to avoid disappointment.

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