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Featured Hostels in Bristol

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 Mar. 5, 2020

Full Moon Backpackers Hostel
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 Mar. 16, 2018

Homestay Bristol - Hostel
Rock n Bowl Hostel
2 out of 5
22 Nelson Street, Bristol, England
The price is CA $58 per night

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! (83 reviews)
Nice plsce to stay

"It was good."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 21, 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 Feb. 19, 2020

YHA 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 Aug. 12, 2019

Kyle Blue Bristol - Luxury Hostel Boat
Modern Student-Only Ensuite Rooms in Bristol City Centre
3 out of 5
Frogmore Street 31, Bristol, England
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Located in the heart of Bristol, this hostel is steps away from Bristol Ice Rink and O2 Academy. Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and University of Bristol are also ...

3.8/5Good! (9 reviews)

"We cannot sleep well whole night because a big noise outside the window. Some people were talking and laughing until sunrises. Poor living experience and will not stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 19, 2019

Modern Student-Only Ensuite Rooms in Bristol City Centre
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 Jan. 22, 2018

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Other property types in Bristol

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
4 out of 5
College Green, Bristol, England
The price is CA $147 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,069 reviews)
5 star

"best hotel i've stayed at in ages"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 13, 2020

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel
Future Inn Bristol
Future Inn Bristol
4 out of 5
Bond Street South, Bristol, England
The price is CA $106 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,811 reviews)

"Convenient clean helpful reception central and free parking plus very comfy bed"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 1, 2020

Future Inn Bristol
SACO Bristol - Broad Quay
SACO Bristol - Broad Quay
4 out of 5
Central Quay South, Bristol, England
The price is CA $119 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (157 reviews)

"My Lockdown Lifesavers when I was trapped in the UK and couldn’t get home! Great apartment, ideally situated for supermarkets and the town centre. The team couldn’t be nicer."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 6, 2020

SACO Bristol - Broad Quay
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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 7 hostels could be a great option for you. These dorm-style accommodations 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 accommodations and set aside more of your budget for fun things to do during your vacation. You can check out the theaters and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

Hostels in Bristol

You might be asking, what are some popular hostels in Bristol? Based on reviews from our guests, these have the best ratings:

YHA Bristol - Hostel - Located steps from Queen Square. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers.

Rock n Bowl Hostel - Located steps from St. Peters Church. Property features include free WiFi, a nightclub, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers.

Full Moon Backpackers Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of The Galleries Shopping Centre and Cabot Circus Shopping Centre. Property features include free WiFi, a nightclub, and a restaurant. You'll find showers and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.

Kyle Blue Bristol - Luxury Hostel Boat - Located within a 5-minute walk of SS Great Britain. Guests can enjoy free WiFi. You'll find showers, coffee/tea makers, and linens in all rooms.

Homestay Bristol - Hostel - Located steps from Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.

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 56° F and nighttime temperatures average 36° F
  • April-June: 71° F is the daytime average and 43° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 73° F and nighttime averages are around 51° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 63° F during the day and 37° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.18 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Bristol?

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

Top Sights
  • Cabot Tower
  • SS Great Britain
  • Bristol Cathedral
Natural Features
  • Brandon Hill
  • Bristol Castle Park
  • Castle Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery
  • We The Curious
  • Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

Generally, Bristol is known for its:

  • Theater
  • 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 center. 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 transit 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 your money for exploring. You can check out the theaters 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 all have a few things in common, including budget prices, a social setting, and shared rooms (though many have private options too).
What are the best hostels in Bristol?
Based on reviews from our guests, 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. YHA Bristol - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and We The Curious. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. 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. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Full Moon Backpackers Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Cabot Circus Shopping Centre. Property features include free WiFi, a nightclub, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers, lockers, and coffee/tea makers. Modern Student-Only Ensuite Rooms in Bristol City Centre - Located steps from O2 Academy. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and an elevator. You’ll find towels, showers, and desks in all rooms.
How many hostels will I be able to find in Bristol?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Bristol, one of Expedia’s 7 hostels could be a great option for you.
What's the weather like in Bristol?
The weather can be a big factor when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 63°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 43°F. Average annual rainfall for Bristol is 35 inches.
What is there to see and do in Bristol?
In general, Bristol is known for its theaters, monuments, and bars. Major attractions include Bristol Hippodrome Theatre, Clifton Suspension Bridge, and Thermae Bath Spa. Get out into nature with places like Castle Park, Leigh Woods, and Chew Valley. Cultural attractions include SS Great Britain, We The Curious, and O2 Academy.
What's the best way to get around Bristol?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Bristol Intl. Airport (BRS), 6.2 mi (10 km) away. An alternative is Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 31.8 mi (51.1 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. To see more of the surrounding area, take a train from Bristol Clifton Down Station, Bristol Bedminster Station, or Bristol Temple Meads Station.

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