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Guest reviews

4.4 out of 5 Excellent
76 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
Hand sanitiser provided


Explore the area

Popular LocationNoah's Ark Zoo Farm8 min drive
AirportBristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.)8 min drive
Popular LocationAshton Gate Stadium10 min drive
Popular LocationClifton Suspension Bridge11 min drive

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  • Superior Double Room, Ensuite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 296 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, Ensuite
  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Ensuite

About this area


Located in Bristol, The Rising Sun is near the airport. Bristol Hippodrome Theatre and SS Great Britain are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit St Nicholas Market and Cabot Circus Shopping Centre. Consider O2 Academy for a night out, and don't miss Bristol Zoo, a top local attraction.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Noah's Ark Zoo Farm - 8 min drive
  • Ashton Gate Stadium - 10 min drive
  • Clifton Suspension Bridge - 11 min drive
  • SS Great Britain - 11 min drive
  • Bristol Zoo - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Bristol Nailsea Backwell Station - 19 min walk
  • Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) - 8 min drive


  • The George - 2 min drive
  • Ring O'Bells - 5 min drive
  • The Glass Maker - 5 min drive
  • Coates - 5 min drive
  • Il Paradiso - 5 min drive

About this property

The Rising Sun

Luxury inn with restaurant and bar/lounge
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a garden are available at this smoke-free inn. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 6 rooms offer free WiFi, 6 bathrooms and private gardens.
The Rising Sun offers 6 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Playground

Family friendly

  • Playground


  • No lifts

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • 6 bathrooms

Outdoor space

  • Garden


  • Phone



Check-in between 3:00 PM and 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available

Property is also known as

Rising Sun Hotel Backwell
Rising Sun Backwell
Rising Sun Inn Backwell
Rising Sun Inn Bristol
Rising Sun Bristol
The Rising Sun Inn
The Rising Sun Bristol
The Rising Sun Inn Bristol

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Rising Sun and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Rising Sun offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Rising Sun cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Rising Sun?
As of 15 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Rising Sun on 17 Aug 2020 start from £61, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this inn?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is The Rising Sun located?
Situated near the airport, this luxury inn is within 9 miles (15 km) of Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, Clifton Suspension Bridge and Bristol Hippodrome Theatre. University of Bristol and Ashton Gate Stadium are also within 9 miles (15 km). Bristol Nailsea Backwell Station is 19 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Rising Sun

76 reviews
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Our overnight stay in Bristol

The staff were extremely helpful, their service was second to none. Rooms are clean and adequate for our needs.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Really nice atmosphere!

The room was lovely and spacious with a really comfortable bed and decent shower. The breakfast was excellent and the staff were very friendly. I will definitely recommend here and will probably stay again.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

It was a good atmosphere for dining, a nice big room although the carpet could have been cleaner

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020