The Bristol Wing, 9 Bridewell Street, Bristol, BS1 2QD

Call Reception on 0117 428 6199

In the centre of Bristol

The Bristol Wing is a boutique hostel right in the heart of the city. Bristol’s best shopping is all within a 15-minute walk, whether you want indie shops, big-name brands or quirky market stalls.

Housed in the lovingly restored historic old police headquarters, The Bristol Wing offers a range of unique, quirky rooms that have been recently renovated with a cosy, boutique feel.

All guests have access to bathrooms, some private some shared. Dorm rooms are available for solo travellers on a budget or larger groups.

Staff on the 24-hour reception desk know Bristol inside out. They can help you plan your stay, organise and book tours or recommend a place to eat or visit. Facilities include luggage storage, lockers, conference area and a communal lounge.

If you are travelling in a large group, the Wing can also offer conference facilities and meeting rooms with catering - just ask and they will do their best to deliver.

The Bristol Wing ensures to accommodate all of your travel needs so that your stay is as unique and exciting as our city!

This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

  • Open:

    All year.
  • Price per night:

    Enquire for price
  • Booking:

    Bookings can be made via the hostel website or on the telephone.
  • Directions:

    Take A38 from the James Barton Roundabout (Bear pit), Bridewell Street is the first left. Parking is available in NCP car parks, less than a five minutes walk away on Rupert Street or The Pithay.Close to national bus and rail routes, and there is bike parking available in the hostel yard at the back of the building - guests are encouraged to use public transport wherever possible.
  • Public Transport :

    2 minutes walk from the Bus Station in Bristol and 20 minutes walk from Bristol Temple Meads Station. Close to local bus routes.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks Land's End to John O Groats on foot LEJOG Land's End to John O'Groats by bike Cathedral Cycle Route
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aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
rAccessibility features
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
pClothes washing facilities
tWithin 1 mile of NCN
9Best Price Guarantee

r Accessibility Info

The ground floor is accessible with toilets. There is lift access to the first floor where there is an accessible ensuite room that sleeps two. ..Click for photos and more


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Stay at the Bristol Wing and help support young people at risk

February 14th 2023

This fabulously quirky boutique hostel in the centre of Bristol is part of the YMCA Brunel Group. True community champions, any profits from the hostel go towards supporting young people at risk.

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Celebrate Christmas with friends in the artistic city of Bristol

October 29th 2019

The Bristol Wing is open for Christmas – usual rates apply. Groups are welcome to celebrate together, we have two communal areas with long tables, perfect for sharing Christmas with your special people.

A modern hostel in the historic old police headquarters, at the heart of Bristol city centre. A mix of private, en suite and dorm rooms makes it ideal for single travellers, couples and families. Close to the bus station, just 20 mins from Bristol Temple Meads and perfectly located for Bristol’s best shopping from the independent shops of Park Street & Clifton, to big name brands in Cabot Circus or quirky market stalls in St Nicholas’s Market. Meeting rooms are available next door where there is also a conference room and events space which can seat up to 220 people.

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