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Featured Hostels in Bristol

Rock n Bowl Hostel
2 out of 5
22 Nelson Street, Bristol, England
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Located in Bristol City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of St. Peters Church and St Nicholas Market. Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and Cabot Circus ...

3.4/5Good! (84 reviews)
Rocks

"Much better than the last time i stayed Due to covid i had a unit to myself (8 beds) Central location"…"

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2020

Rock n Bowl Hostel
YHA Bristol - Hostel
4 out of 5
14 Narrow Quay, Bristol, England
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Located in Bristol City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and We The Curious. O2 Academy and St ...

4/5Very Good! (120 reviews)

"Great place to stay. Only complaint is the noise of the V Shed pubs but there wasn't much they could do about that. Overall, I'd recommend, best to buy ear plugs for weekends though."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

YHA Bristol - Hostel
Full Moon Backpackers Hostel
2.5 out of 5
1 NORTH STREET, STOKES CROFT, Bristol, England
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Situated in Bristol, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Showcase Cinema De Lux and Cabot Circus Shopping Centre. University of Bristol and Bristol Hippodrome ...

3.9/5Very Good! (27 reviews)
friendly and clean hotel

"Lovely flat studio room comfortably and clean , would go back again"…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

Full Moon Backpackers Hostel
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Homestay Bristol - Hostel
2 out of 5
Queens Road 68, Clifton, Bristol, England
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Situated in Bristol, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, University of Bristol and O2 Academy. Bristol Hippodrome ...

3.3/5 (56 reviews)
I don't recomend

"Smelly and run-down. The included breakfast is a joke."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2018

Homestay Bristol - Hostel
Kyle Blue Bristol - Luxury Hostel Boat
2 out of 5
Wapping Wharf, Museum Street, Bristol Floating Harbour, Harbourside, Bristol, England
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Located in Bristol Floating Harbour, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of M Shed and SS Great Britain. Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and We The Curious are ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)

"Lovely and clean boat, a unique experience. Only stayed one night but would return. I did not sleep well as the seagulls were going all night - bring earplugs!!!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2019

Kyle Blue Bristol - Luxury Hostel Boat
The Oldporthouse Hostel
2 out of 5
57 Prince St, Bristol, England
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Located in Bristol City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queen Square, Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and We The Curious. O2 Academy and St Nicholas ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Great place

"A little disorganized and was difficult to check in, but my room was warm and clean, I had a wonderful shower in the morning. Was very quirky, like a labyrinth inside!! Would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2018

The Oldporthouse Hostel
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Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

4 out of 5
College Green, Bristol, England
The price is Rs7,483 per night from 13 Dec to 14 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (1,016 reviews)

"A lovely hotel, conveniently situated in the centre of Bristol. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very comfortable and well equipped. There’s also a car park below, which you can pay extra to use."…"

Reviewed on 30 Oct 2020

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
The Bristol Hotel

The Bristol Hotel

4 out of 5
Prince Street, Bristol, England
The price is Rs6,763 per night from 13 Dec to 14 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (952 reviews)

"Great central location, car park next door and was also free with the VIP experience. Good views of the river. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Room was cleaned to a high standard and was very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

The Bristol Hotel
Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel

4 out of 5
Broad Street, Bristol, England
The price is Rs2,936 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
3.6/5Good! (957 reviews)

"At this difficult time we felt safe within the hotel. The room was clean and offered good facilities. The staff were helpful in dealing with our late check out request"…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2020

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Bristol, one of its 6 hostels could be a great option for you. These dorm-style accommodation options come in quite a few shapes and sizes, but they have a few things in common:

  • Budget prices
  • A social setting
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)

By staying at a hostel in Bristol, you can spend less on accommodation and set aside more of your budget for fun things to do during your holiday. You can check out the theatres and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Bristol?

The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here's a little information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while February and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 13° C and night-time temperatures average 2° C
  • April-June: 22° C is the daytime average and 6° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 23° C and night-time averages are around 10° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 17° C during the day and 3° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 30 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Bristol?

Depending on your interests, you might like these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Roman Baths
  • Bath Abbey
  • Cabot Tower
Natural Features
  • Brandon Hill
  • Bristol Castle Park
  • Castle Park
Cultural Attractions
  • SS Great Britain
  • Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery
  • Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

Generally, Bristol is known for its:

  • Theatre
  • Shopping
  • Entertainment
  • Monuments
  • Bars
  • Restaurants

How to Get to Bristol and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the closest airport in Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city centre. Another option is Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), situated 31.8 mi (51.1 km) away. When you're out and about, you might want to use public transport to get around. To explore more of the area, hop on a train at Bristol Clifton Down Station, Bristol Bedminster Station or Bristol Temple Meads Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Bristol?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for going out. You can check out the theatres and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few forms, but they have three main qualities in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social setting and shared rooms (though many have private options too).
What are the best hostels in Bristol?
Based on our customers’ reviews, these Bristol hostels have the best ratings: Rock n Bowl Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of St Nicholas Market. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a nightclub and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers. Homestay Bristol - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of University of Bristol and O2 Academy. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers. Full Moon Backpackers Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Cabot Circus Shopping Centre. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a nightclub and a restaurant. You’ll find showers and lockers in all rooms. Kyle Blue Bristol - Luxury Hostel Boat - Located within a 5-minute walk of SS Great Britain. Property features include free WiFi. Rooms come with showers, coffee/tea makers and linens. YHA Bristol - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and We The Curious. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. You’ll find showers and linens in all rooms.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Bristol?
If you’re hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Bristol, one of Expedia’s 6 hostels could be a great option.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Bristol?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 17°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 6°C. Average annual precipitation for Bristol is 882 inches.
What is there to see and do in Bristol?
Overall, Bristol is known for its theatres, monuments and bars. Major attractions include Bristol Hippodrome Theatre, Clifton Suspension Bridge and Thermae Bath Spa. Get out into nature with places such as Castle Park, Leigh Woods and Aztec West Business Park. Cultural attractions include O2 Academy, We The Curious and SS Great Britain.
What's the best way to get to and around Bristol while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Bristol in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.), 7.3 mi (11.8 km) away. Another option is Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), located 32.6 mi (52.5 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transport during your trip. To explore more of the surrounding area, take a train from Bristol Montpelier Station, Bristol Redland Station or Bristol Clifton Down Station.