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The Grand Hotel Bristol

The Grand by Thistle exterior


Located on Broad Street in Bristol, the four star Grand Hotel (formerly Thistle Bristol) features luxury hotel rooms and suites which combined with room rate discounts and special offers mean fantastic value for money. Each of the182 spacious bedrooms have individually controlled air conditioning/heating, WiFi and on demand TV’s. The ten suites have large seating areas to accommodate long stay guests and after a long day of meetings, shopping or sightseeing, the Hotel's Otium Health & Leisure Club has everything you need to relax and recharge.

The Grand Hotel is located in the heart of the old city of Bristol a short distance from Temples Meads train station and only 8 miles from Bristol Airport. The hotel has its own car park with 150 spaces for guests to use. If you have more time to spend sightseeing in Bristol, the hotel is a short distance from theatres and near the city centre retail area and Cabot Circus.

The Grand Hotel in Bristol dates from the Victorian age, when local hero IK Brunel reshaped Bristol - and the world - with engineering feats - some of which are located near the Hotel such as the Clifton Suspension Bridge and ss Great Britain.

The hotel has recently completed a major room refurbishment with fully refurbished meeting and event hire rooms like our spectacular Wessex Suite and Grand Ballroom beautifully blending modern technology with the Hotel’s original Victorian charm.

The Grand Hotel is a leading provider of venue hire and meeting room hire in Bristol Centre. The Hotel has ten meeting and event hire rooms and is able to accommodate events ranging from a few people to 500 people seated theatre style in the largest of the meeting rooms. Find the ideal meeting and event hire package to suit your business, wedding or special event needs.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Single (En-Suite)from £79.00 to £139.00 per room (room only)
Twin (En-Suite)from £89.00 to £169.00 per room (room only)
Double (En-Suite)from £89.00 to £169.00 per room (room only)
Family (En-Suite)from £89.00 to £189.00 per room (room only)
Deluxe Doublefrom £105.00 to £185.00 per room (room only)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Special Offers

  • Afternoon Tea and Spa Day

    The offer: Enjoy a relaxing treat at The Grand Hotel with a relaxing Afternoon Tea and Spa Day for £19.95 per person. The price includes Bucks Fizz on arrival, afternoon tea and use of Otium Spa Facilities to include pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Further beauty treatments are also available to book, please contact Otium for details.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book contact Tyrells at The Grand Hotel Bristol on 0117 930 3326.

    Offer link: Eating out

  • Weekend Break Offer

    The offer: Enjoy a special 2 night stay, breakfast both mornings and dinner on the first night for two people sharing a room. All for £198.00 per couple for 2 nights, plus complimentary use of leisure facilities including swimming pool, gym, steam room and sauna.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book contact The Grand Hotel Bristol on 0871 376 9042.

    Offer link: Premier packages

  • Afternoon Tea Package

    The offer: Add an extra treat to your trip with this special afternoon tea package. From £110 for two people sharing a room, the price includes a sumptuous Afternoon Tea for two in Tyrell’s Restaurant with champagne and complimentary use of the hotel's Otium Leisure Centre, as well as a full breakfast in the morning. Late check out at 2pm

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book contact The Grand Hotel Bristol on 0871 376 9042.

    Offer link: Premier packages

  • 2 Night’s Break with Dinner

    The offer: Save 20% on an Autumn break at The Grand Hotel in Bristol and enjoy a short break at this unique hotels. This offer must be booked 5 days in advance and includes: 2 nights’ accommodation, full English breakfast, 3 course dinner in the hotel restaurant on your first evening.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the The Grand website.

    Offer link: Autumn Breaks

  • Family package

    The offer: Take a break away with the family and stay at The Grand, Bristol. Enjoy two night's accommodation, including breakfast each morning, dinner on 1 night, plus 3 tickets to the At-Bristol attraction. Available for a family of 3 sharing a standard family room from £198.. The offer is also available for a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children) in a Junior Suite (with a sofa bed), prices from £258.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book contact The Grand Hotel Bristol on 0871 376 9042.

    Offer link: Family breaks


Venue Facilities

  • Wedding Venue

Provider Preferences

  • Accessible Rooms
  • Film or TV location
  • In town/city centre


  • Facilities for the Disabled

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Cot
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Leisure Facilities

  • Cycle hire
  • Gym
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Solarium
  • Swimming pool


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Room service

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Electric shaver point
  • Four poster beds available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Establishment Features

  • 24 hour concierge service
  • Accept coach parties
  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Gym and Leisure facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Lift
  • Night porter
  • Restaurant
  • Spa and Treatment Room

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly

Map & Directions

Road Directions

City centre hotel. From Centre, turn left into Baldwin Street, drive to end of street and turn left into High Street. Broad Street is the second turn on the left and the hotel can be found half way down Broad Street on the right side. The Hotel has it's own secure car park for which there is a charge.

Public Transport Directions

Short taxi ride from Temple Meads station.

Broad Street
Old City

Tel: +44 (0)871 376 9042

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  • 4 AA Stars Hotel
4 AA Stars Hotel


  • Green AwardsGreen Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) Green Tourism Business Scheme (Silver) 2012

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