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New Beachfront Boutique Rose Cottage
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1.78 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Great property - highly recommend!!

"We had a fabulous experience with Dee and the Sea Cottage. Dee made us feel very special with wonderful goodies upon arrival. The cottage was super cute, very clean and the location was close to everything. We Highly recommend the Sea Cottage!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

New Beachfront Boutique Rose Cottage
Bristol RI, Central Location, Historic Charm, Modern Touches
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0.67 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Perfect home for a family celebration

"This house worked out perfectly for our NJ family’s stay for our daughter’s wedding in Middletown. Just the right amount of rooms for 6 adults to be together, with spaces to be alone! We also hosted the rehearsal dinner outside in the beautiful gardens and patio. The Scarpino’s were very accommodating ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Bristol RI, Central Location, Historic Charm, Modern Touches
Less Than a Mile From Rwu, Walking Distance to Downtown Historic Bristol
4.9/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)
Historic Bristol Hideaway

"Neat and clean. Convenient to Bristol, Warren and Barrington. A very comfortable stay."…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2019

Less Than a Mile From Rwu, Walking Distance to Downtown Historic Bristol
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Stunning Studio With Harbor Views - Downtown Historic District
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0.53 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)
The perfect spot

"Almost didn’t want to post this because our stay was so great (trying to keep it a secret....). Cara and Nick were very helpful and communication was seamless. The Sailors Loft was immaculately clean and is in an amazing location. We went for walks on the bike trail, made our way to Colt State Park ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Stunning Studio With Harbor Views - Downtown Historic District
Apartment in Historic Seaport Home Overlooking Harbor
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0.69 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
A relaxing and comfortable little apartment with lots of character.

"The apartment was charming and very clean. The owner was very easy to reach and answered all my questions quickly. It was perfect for a weekend get away!"…"

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Apartment in Historic Seaport Home Overlooking Harbor
Old Fashioned Designer Front Porch Living by the sea With Expansive Water Views
4.9/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
Little Gem

"Perfect for weekend trips close to the mansions and not really a far drive from Boston and Salem! We really enjoyed our stay at this adorable cottage!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Old Fashioned Designer Front Porch Living by the sea With Expansive Water Views
Old Fashioned Designer Front Porch Living by the sea With Expansive Water Views
The price is $450 per night
1.78 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (37 reviews)
Great view/ great place

"D was great she left goodies for us and place is so well kept. So nice and relaxing by the water."…"

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Old Fashioned Designer Front Porch Living by the sea With Expansive Water Views
The Bristol Cottage!
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2.38 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Wonderful stay in adorable cottage!

"My friends and I stayed for New Year's Eve. It was last minute, so we were so lucky to have found this place, and to have such a great property manager such as Gerald! He was quick to respond, super nice, and just great to work with. The property is absolutely adorable - and bigger than we thought! ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

The Bristol Cottage!
Historic Downtown Bristol Apartment
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0.58 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (40 reviews)
Great Location, Fantastic Home

"This place is tucked in between two shops (one of which has amazing breakfast) and is actually occupying the space above them. It's got plenty of room, is very spacious, and the roof deck was a great way to hang out and enjoy the weather. The location is fantastic, a few blocks from the water and ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Historic Downtown Bristol Apartment
Viking Waterfront Home Bristol RI - Close to 4th of July Festivities
4.9/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
What a view!

"We reserved the home for a family reunion. Ben met us and spent the time needed to walk us through the property. He provided lots of good information about the surrounding area (including the fresh seafood available for the gathering close by). The house was clean and spacious, and the kitchen was ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Viking Waterfront Home Bristol RI - Close to 4th of July Festivities
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Visiting Bristol

Visitors can enjoy all that Bristol has to offer including its local tours. Around the area, top sights include Roger Williams Park Zoo, Naval War College Museum, and Kennedy Plaza.

  • You'll find 190 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Newport
  • The closest major airport is in Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), 9.4 mi (15.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Bristol

The city's natural beauty is on display at Independence Park, Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum, and Colt State Park. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Linden Place Mansion and Hope Street.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 13 hotels and other lodging options to choose from in Bristol. Here are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Point Pleasant Inn & Resort - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its bar and breakfast.
  • William's Grant Inn B&B - Our customers like the quiet location and clean rooms at this B&B. This 3-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Outside the city, popular places to see include Roger Williams Park Zoo, located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center, and Naval War College Museum, which is 12.1 mi/19.5 km away.

Dressing for Bristol

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 50°F and the nighttime average to be 23°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 76°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September averages 79°F during the day and 53°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 67°F during the day and 25°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Bristol is 48.46 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 25°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Bristol?
Based on our traveler data, William’s Grant Inn B&B is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for your trip include Point Pleasant Inn & Resort and Mount Hope Farm.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bristol, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the top deals on offer in Bristol.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Bristol?
For more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Bristol, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best hotel for a romantic getaway to Bristol?
William’s Grant Inn B&B is a favorite 3-star B&B for couples, and features in-room fireplaces and cable TV. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Point Pleasant Inn & Resort.
Where is the best hotel to stay with easy access to Hope Street?
William’s Grant Inn B&B is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Hope Street. Another good choice is Point Pleasant Inn & Resort, located 0.1 mi (0.2 km) away.
What about the best place to stay near Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum?
One of the top choices for your stay is William’s Grant Inn B&B, located a short 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum, and this 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Point Pleasant Inn & Resort, located 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away, is another good option for your stay.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Bristol?
Point Pleasant Inn & Resort is a top 3.5-star B&B for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and free buffet breakfast. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Bristol Town Beach or Easton’s Beach.
What's the best place to stay in Bristol to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, William’s Grant Inn B&B is a top 3-star B&B for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. If you’re interested in local history, another choice for your visit is Point Pleasant Inn & Resort. Also notable landmarks to visit include Linden Place Mansion, Coggeshall Farm Museum, and Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology.
What are some accommodations with pools in Bristol?
Point Pleasant Inn & Resort is a popular 3.5-star B&B featuring an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi.

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