Situated within the sprawling hills of South West of England, Bristol is a city with its own vibrant and distinct personality. Gaining nationwide appeal for its arts and music scene, Bristol is a unique gem of a city with a history dating back to Roman times. From checking out the city's world-class street art scene to soaking up the view from the spectacular Clifton suspension bridge, you'll never be stuck for something to do in this quirky city. Each district of Bristol offers the traveller something different, from the twisting cobbled alleyways of the Old City to the independent cafes and galleries of Stokes Croft, there is something here for everyone. Despite being one of England's largest cities, Bristol offers a surprising amount of ways to explore the natural world, from the river Avon that runs through the heart of the city to the surrounding Somerset countryside, you're always only a moment away from some peace and quiet. Whether you want to stay somewhere more remote or find cheap hotels in the centre of the city, eDreams has a powerful search engine that can help you find a perfect deal. Just filter your search preference by the number of guests, your budget, and your available dates, and eDreams will help you book a hotel to suit you.
If you want to catch some panoramic views of Bristol and the surrounding area, the Clifton Observatory is an excellent viewing spot that is home to one of the only public camera obscuras left in England today. This observatory showcases breathtaking views of the Avon Gorge and the Clifton suspension bridge and also has a cafe selling tea and cakes. Closer to the city's centre is Brunel's SS Great Britain, the Victorian steamship turned museum that used to be the longest passenger ship in the world. Climb aboard to discover what life was like for Victorian passengers and crew. If you want to try some delicious locally made street food, take a stroll through St Nicholas market in the centre of the city. While you're in the centre of the city you could take one of Bristol's many street art tours, or check out Banksy's latest piece on Marsh Lane. Every area of Bristol comes with a unique personality, from the scenic heights of Clifton to the bohemian vibe of Gloucester Road. So whether you want to stay in independently run accommodation in a quirky neighbourhood, or a cheap hotel somewhere more central, this city can accommodate.
Whatever you are looking for in a hotel Bristol has something for you. If you want to stay somewhere central that oozes charm, the Old City could be a great option. This medieval heart of Bristol is home to many luxury hotels and is only a stone's throw away from a bustling high street and traditional Grade 1 listed buildings. For somewhere more affordable, Gloucester Road and Stokes Croft have a variety of hostels and hotels that offer visitors a slightly grittier taste of independent Bristol. For a more rural break, choose to stay in the gorgeous countryside of rural Somerset. From the caves of Cheddar Gorge to the rolling hills of the Ashton Court Estate, the surrounding countryside of Somerset offers visitors a place to relax and explore. Seek out the best hotel deals by using the easy-to-use eDreams search tool.