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What a night watching @pink @spursofficial. She’s an artist that I’ve wanted to see for years but never had managed to. So glad that I have as the show was just stunning and such a performance. She was just brilliant and the whole production was really classy and spectacular. What a night! 
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What a night watching @pink @spursofficial. She’s an artist that I’ve wanted to see for years but never had managed to. So glad that I have as the show was just stunning and such a performance. She was just brilliant and the whole production was really classy and spectacular. What a night! 
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#PinkLive #PinkConcert #PinkOnStage #LiveMusic #ConcertVibes #PinkFans #PinkTour #PinkFanatic #PinkArmy #PinkNation #PinkExperience #LiveGig #MusicLovers #ConcertLife #MusicFestival #LivePerformance #ConcertPhotography #GigLife #LiveShow #RockStar #popicon #MusicMagic #ConcertMoments #PinkEvent #PinkMemories
What a night watching @pink @spursofficial. She’s an artist that I’ve wanted to see for years but never had managed to. So glad that I have as the show was just stunning and such a performance. She was just brilliant and the whole production was really classy and spectacular. What a night! 
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#PinkLive #PinkConcert #PinkOnStage #LiveMusic #ConcertVibes #PinkFans #PinkTour #PinkFanatic #PinkArmy #PinkNation #PinkExperience #LiveGig #MusicLovers #ConcertLife #MusicFestival #LivePerformance #ConcertPhotography #GigLife #LiveShow #RockStar #popicon #MusicMagic #ConcertMoments #PinkEvent #PinkMemories
What a night watching @pink @spursofficial. She’s an artist that I’ve wanted to see for years but never had managed to. So glad that I have as the show was just stunning and such a performance. She was just brilliant and the whole production was really classy and spectacular. What a night! 
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#PinkLive #PinkConcert #PinkOnStage #LiveMusic #ConcertVibes #PinkFans #PinkTour #PinkFanatic #PinkArmy #PinkNation #PinkExperience #LiveGig #MusicLovers #ConcertLife #MusicFestival #LivePerformance #ConcertPhotography #GigLife #LiveShow #RockStar #popicon #MusicMagic #ConcertMoments #PinkEvent #PinkMemories
What a night watching @pink @spursofficial. She’s an artist that I’ve wanted to see for years but never had managed to. So glad that I have as the show was just stunning and such a performance. She was just brilliant and the whole production was really classy and spectacular. What a night! . . #PinkLive #PinkConcert #PinkOnStage #LiveMusic #ConcertVibes #PinkFans #PinkTour #PinkFanatic #PinkArmy #PinkNation #PinkExperience #LiveGig #MusicLovers #ConcertLife #MusicFestival #LivePerformance #ConcertPhotography #GigLife #LiveShow #RockStar #popicon #MusicMagic #ConcertMoments #PinkEvent #PinkMemories
1 week ago
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🌆 Chicago’s skyline is a breathtaking blend of historic and modern architecture, showcasing iconic landmarks like the Willis Tower and the John Hancock Center. Wander through the city to marvel at architectural masterpieces, stunning skyscrapers, and the beautiful Lake Michigan backdrop. Every corner of the Windy City offers a unique perspective and a picture-perfect view. 
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🌆 Chicago’s skyline is a breathtaking blend of historic and modern architecture, showcasing iconic landmarks like the Willis Tower and the John Hancock Center. Wander through the city to marvel at architectural masterpieces, stunning skyscrapers, and the beautiful Lake Michigan backdrop. Every corner of the Windy City offers a unique perspective and a picture-perfect view. . . #ChicagoSkyline #ChicagoArchitecture #ChicagoSkyline #ChicagoViews #ChicagoArchitecture #WindyCity #ChicagoGram #ChicagoPhotography #ExploreChicago #ChicagoLandmarks #ChicagoCityscape #ChicagoAtNight #ChicagoSunset #ChicagoLife #ChicagoRiver #DowntownChicago #ChicagoBuildings #ChicagoInsta #VisitChicago #ChicagoLoop #ChicagoTravel #ChicagoLovers #ChicagoTourism #ChicagoVibes #SkylineChicago #ChicagoBestoftheBest #BeautifulChicago
3 weeks ago
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2/6
Discover a world of vibrant creativity @colorfactoryco #! This immersive art experience invites you to explore a maze of colorful installations designed by local and international artists. From interactive exhibits to stunning photo opportunities, every corner is filled with joy and inspiration. Perfect for families, friends, or solo adventurers, Color Factory offers a unique, sensory adventure that’s sure to brighten your day. Dive into a pool of confetti, dance through rainbow rooms, and capture unforgettable moments. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind journey into the heart of color and creativity in Chicago!
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Discover a world of vibrant creativity @colorfactoryco #! This immersive art experience invites you to explore a maze of colorful installations designed by local and international artists. From interactive exhibits to stunning photo opportunities, every corner is filled with joy and inspiration. Perfect for families, friends, or solo adventurers, Color Factory offers a unique, sensory adventure that’s sure to brighten your day. Dive into a pool of confetti, dance through rainbow rooms, and capture unforgettable moments. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind journey into the heart of color and creativity in Chicago! . . #ChicagoColorFactory #ColorFactory #ChicagoArt #ChicagoEvents #InteractiveArt #ArtInstallation #ChicagoFun #ChicagoExperience #ArtLovers #ChicagoAttractions #ColorfulChicago #ExploreChicago #ChicagoInsta #ChicagoPhotography #ChicagoVibes #ChicagoActivities #FamilyFunChicago #ArtInChicago #ChicagoMuseum #ChicagoCreatives
3 weeks ago
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3/6
The @indianapolismotorspeedway #indy500 is a day like no other in motorsport. This was my second Indy 500 and it was as good if not better than my first trip to the speedway. Making the gates opening at 6am right through the rain delays to the chequered flag it was just such a brilliant day. Here’s to many more indy500 days to come!
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#Indy500Race #Indy500Fans #Indy5002024 #Indy500Weekend #Indy500Tradition #Indy500Experience #Indy500Festival #Indy500Life #Indy500Moments #Indy500Excitement #Indy500Speed #Indy500Drivers #Indy500Cars #Indy500History #Indy500Event #Indy500Celebration #Indy500Spirit #Indy500Adrenaline #Indy500Action
The @indianapolismotorspeedway #indy500 is a day like no other in motorsport. This was my second Indy 500 and it was as good if not better than my first trip to the speedway. Making the gates opening at 6am right through the rain delays to the chequered flag it was just such a brilliant day. Here’s to many more indy500 days to come! . . #Indy500Race #Indy500Fans #Indy5002024 #Indy500Weekend #Indy500Tradition #Indy500Experience #Indy500Festival #Indy500Life #Indy500Moments #Indy500Excitement #Indy500Speed #Indy500Drivers #Indy500Cars #Indy500History #Indy500Event #Indy500Celebration #Indy500Spirit #Indy500Adrenaline #Indy500Action
4 weeks ago
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After a few days away from #cars it was great to be back @indianapolismotorspeedway for #carbday. To see the cars racing in the packs and running so close together is just mad. Headed tonight out to @raceirp for the #hoosier100 but sadly due to rain and weather in region we only got to see a few cars go around before we had to evacuate the site. Hopefully that’s the last of the rain to hit over the next few days…
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After a few days away from #cars it was great to be back @indianapolismotorspeedway for #carbday. To see the cars racing in the packs and running so close together is just mad. Headed tonight out to @raceirp for the #hoosier100 but sadly due to rain and weather in region we only got to see a few cars go around before we had to evacuate the site. Hopefully that’s the last of the rain to hit over the next few days… . . #Indy500 #Indy500Race #Indy500Fans #Indy5002024 #Indy500Weekend #Indy500Tradition #Indy500Experience #Indy500Festival #Indy500Life #Indy500Moments #Indy500Excitement #Indy500Speed #Indy500Drivers #Indy500Cars #Indy500History #Indy500Event #Indy500Celebration #Indy500Spirit #Indy500Adrenaline #Indy500Action
1 month ago
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Full day doing a number of things in #nashville! Firstly heading to @theryman to see the original home of the Opry. Then off to @unionstationnashville followed by a brewery tour (and tasting) @nelsonsgreenbrier with finally a wrap up @marathonmotorworks site where there were lots of cool shops  and places to browse. Then the heavens opened. Final bit of the night on Broadway seeing the sights and sounds of this cool city
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#Nashville #MusicCity #GrandOleOpry #NashvilleLife #VisitNashville #NashvilleTennessee #ExploreNashville #NashvilleVibes #NashvilleEats #NashvilleAdventures #NashvilleScenes #NashvilleLove #NashvilleMusic #NashvilleGram #DiscoverNashville #NashvilleNights #NashvilleCulture #NashvilleFun #NashvilleExperience #NashvilleTourism #NashvilleHistory #NashvilleHotChicken #DowntownNashville #Opryland #LiveInNashville
Full day doing a number of things in #nashville! Firstly heading to @theryman to see the original home of the Opry. Then off to @unionstationnashville followed by a brewery tour (and tasting) @nelsonsgreenbrier with finally a wrap up @marathonmotorworks site where there were lots of cool shops and places to browse. Then the heavens opened. Final bit of the night on Broadway seeing the sights and sounds of this cool city . . #Nashville #MusicCity #GrandOleOpry #NashvilleLife #VisitNashville #NashvilleTennessee #ExploreNashville #NashvilleVibes #NashvilleEats #NashvilleAdventures #NashvilleScenes #NashvilleLove #NashvilleMusic #NashvilleGram #DiscoverNashville #NashvilleNights #NashvilleCulture #NashvilleFun #NashvilleExperience #NashvilleTourism #NashvilleHistory #NashvilleHotChicken #DowntownNashville #Opryland #LiveInNashville
1 month ago
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Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel Review

Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel Review

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The Brigstow hotel is set on the banks of the River Avon, very close to the city centre and some of the best bit's that Bristol has to offer! Some great restaurants are within walking distance, the @Bristol science centre is close by if you want something to do and if you are looking for a bit of evening entertainment the Bristol Old Vic and Bristol Hippodrome are again both within 5 min walk.

The room was clean and tidy and very presentable as a business hotel. I must say I did feel that the room was firstly quite dark even once the curtains were open - but certainly with my travel I'm mostly in the room in the evening. The broadband was simple to connect to and I had no problems in speed. The rooms also did feel a little older than some other Mercure Hotels that I've reviewed on the blog and small additions like a mains socket by the bed is proof of that.

 

 

Standard as to most Mercure Hotels was the Iron and Ironing Board in the cupboard.

The bathroom was clean but felt very old fashioned, with some light pink and blue tiles - very 80's and also a good old BT phone! But the shower worked and there was a TV built into the wall...

Breakfast was the usual Mercure Hotel fare with a good selection of continental breakfast as well as full cooked breakfast should it be wanted. The breakfast's are served in a modern and airy room next door to the reception area and the quality of the food was good.

Close to the hotel there are a number of good places to eat. Three Brothers Burgers is a great trendy boat just sitting on the river 200M down the road from the hotel serving - well Burgers! On the other side of the road is Aqua serving a good mix of pasta and pizza. However on the Waterfront is my favourite haunt in Bristol - The Stable. Fantastic options on pizza but more importantly on Cider!

There isn't parking on site. The nearest parking is at the NCP around the corner - but parking here is over £20 if you park in the evening and remove the car the next morning. However my top tip is to park on one of the pay and display parking locations around the hotel for only a few pounds where it's also possible to pay on Ring Go

If you liked this review - why don't you read a review of other Mercure hotels in Bristol

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Summary

Hotel Address: 5-7 Welsh Back, Bristol BS1 4SP

Wifi: Free, and good speed
Sockets by Bed: No
Shower: OK. Nothing to write home about though

Official Star Rating: 4 Stars
TS Rating: 3.5
TS Comment: A good travel hotel. Great location being so close to a number of great restaurants and the city. However although the public areas and the main bedroom are smart the bathrooms could do with a refurb.

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