Ashton Gate Stadium is a venue not only for sporting events – namely Bristol City Football and Bristol Bears matches – but also for live music.
This huge venue attracts visitors from all over the country to see huge performances in its grounds. If you’re one of those visitors who’s new to the city, and perhaps only around for the evening, you’ll need somewhere convenient to stay near Ashton Gate in Bristol.
We’ve chosen some hotels you might want to consider for your visit to Bristol Ashton Gate. Not only are these hotels within easy reach of the stadium, but they also represent some of the best value and highest rated options available.
So save yourself some time looking for a hotel and check the links below, so you can get on with planning all the other fun bits of your visit to Bristol.
If you’re bored with normal hotels – the type of hotel that’s inside a building, on the ground – then this hotel is for you. It offers something completely different because it’s actually on a boat. A hostel rather than a hotel, the Kyle Blue is billed as a luxury option with a shared kitchen and shared lounge. Don’t worry about ending up somewhere unfamiliar, however, because the boat is firmly secured to its Harbourside mooring and won’t be going anywhere during your stay.
When it’s time to head to the Ashton Gate Stadium, you can take a 20 minute walk through the city to get there, or hop in a taxi for the four-minute drive. And after you’ve finished at Ashton Gate, the Kyle Blue is perfectly placed for exploring some of the bars and nightlife of Bristol.
This four-star accommodation is part of the Youth Hostel Association network, and offers a comfortable stay in a very modern yet historic hostel. Mixing old and new architecture, along with relaxed furnishings and light, bright communal areas. Don’t worry if you’re not keen on staying in a dorm room, there are also private rooms available.
A six minute drive from the Ashton Gate Stadium, the YHA Bristol has its own restaurant and bar so you can have a meal and a drink before or after you’ve been to see the event that brings you to Bristol. Breakfast is also available in the morning, and you can take advantage of the self-catering facilities if you like.
Just one minute’s walk from Ashton Gate Stadium is Ashton Park B&B. This homely establishment has cosy and comfortable bedrooms and bright communal spaces.
While its proximity to the stadium is its main draw for visitors, they also enjoy the feeling of hospitality offered by such a small and friendly place.
Bathrooms are shared, and breakfast is continental, while the prices represent excellent value for the area. Ideal if you’re planning on visiting Bristol on a budget and want somewhere nice to stay that feels like home.
A reliable and good quality chain hotel, the Ibis Bristol Centre is just a six minute drive from the Ashton Gate Stadium. It’s well placed for a night out in Bristol after you’ve been to see an event at the Stadium, because it’s right in the heart of the popular and vibrant Harbourside area.
But if you prefer to stay in the hotel, there’s plenty here for you as well, with a bar, cafe and restaurant for your convenience.
The four star Radisson Blu is right in the centre of the city, and offers views over Bristol from its floor to ceiling windows. But it’s not all about the view from the hotel, because the Radisson Blu is a stylish landmark modern building itself.
It has a restaurant serving classic British food, where you can dine overlooking the waterfront. Afterwards you can visit the hotel’s Collage Bar to grab a drink before you head out for an event at Ashton Gate Stadium.
There are a few different themed room designs, with Chic, Fresh and Fashion options to choose from. Whichever you opt for, you can guarantee it’ll have a comfortable and contemporary design.
If you’re a fan of historic hotels, you’ll love your stay at the four-star Mercure Bristol Grand. This grade II listed building is one of Bristol city centre’s gems, and has 186 rooms over four floors.
It’s grand in name and in nature, with an creatively-inspired interior featuring the best of Bristol’s independent arts scene. In fact, you can see more than 500 works of art by Bristol-based artists inside.
Before you head out to Ashton Gate Stadium, you can enjoy a meal and a drink at the Keepers Kitchen and Bar, serving classic British cuisine with a modern twist. If that weren’t enough, you can also recover from a tiring night out with a morning swim in the hotel pool, or a session in the steam room or gym.