Bristol Palace is a historic hotel in the centre of Karlovy Vary, set in an aristocratic manor dating back from the 19thcentury.
Bristol Palace is a historic hotel in the centre of Karlovy Vary, set in an aristocratic manor dating back from the 19thcentury. It offers accommodation with lots of charm and an array of therapeutic treatments. Karlovy Vary is famous for its spa and guests at the Bristol Palace can enjoy classic massages and various massages. Also available are mud pack, Scotch showers and hot-spring shower baths. Rooms of the hotel are fitted with antique wooden furnishings and pastel fabrics to enhance relaxation and rest. They are all equipped with satellite TV channels, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Bristol hotel is situated at the edge of Karlovy Vary and just 1 km from the Jan Becher Museum.
Check in/out Hotel Check-in Time is 2 PM, Check-out Time is 11 AM.
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Extra Bed The inclusion of extra bed with a booking is facilitated with a folding cot or a mattress as an extra bed.
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User rating & reviews
Read about experiences of fellow travellers who have stayed at this hotel.
EXCELLENT 12 reviews
VERY GOOD 15 reviews
AVERAGE 9 reviews
POOR 3 reviews
TERRIBLE 1 reviews
01 Apr 2018
Found the waiters and waitress at breakfast almost rude. Could not eat Breakfast over looking the view of Karlovy Vary plus plates taken from the table before you finished and you were made to feel eat and get out. For a 4+ star hotel the breakfast was not as good as some 3 star hotels that i have been too.
The swimming pool was to cold to enjoy a swim and even the Jacuzzi was not as warm as other Jacuzzis i have been in. Considering this was Easter weekend there was only 1 steam room working.
On a good note We stayed in a suit and can say this was great. Very spacious and beds comfortable.
Overall disappointed for a hotel that could be so great.
Solo travel Traveller
02 Aug 2017
The perfect place -- except ......
Hotel Bristol Palace sits in a perfect position on a hill about in the middle of the historic part of Karlovny Vary. This means that you are in a very short walking distance to all the historic Spas and other places of significance, if you don't mind climbing a few steps uphill. The advantage of the elevated position is that you enjoy beautiful views from all rooms of the hotel plus an environment less cramped in space and less noisy than is the case with most of the hotels down in the valley.
The hotel occupies one of those beautiful, historic fin-de-siècle buildings for which Karlovny Vary is renown. It is beautifully restored and modernized, perfectly clean throughout. The 1-bdroom suite in which I stayed had generous space and was tastefully endowed. I would say it's on par with the luxury of suites I have seen in Intercontinental hotels. So everything seems perfect ... except that the business model of the hotel does not really fit for offering a luxurious stay.
Bristol Palace belongs to a group of several hotels assembled around a secluded private hotel park and connected to one another as well as to a spa and clinic run by the group. Most of the guests (already in their ages) seem to undergo a course of treatment over a longer period of time. They are given certain privileges such as having reserved tables in the restaurant/breakfast room in the wintergarten with beautiful views. As a short term visitors I was seated in the crowded area along the buffet table.
The quality of the breakfast and even more so dinner reminded of a recreation home rather than a luxurious hotel. The receptionists I met during my stay were nice, helpful, and fluent in English. Yet getting a call at 8 am from the receptionist asking at what time I intedended to check out later the day is perhaps also not the style of a luxury place. All in all, thus, a mixed bag of experiences. Nonetheless, because of the perfect location and the really very beautiful rooms I would choose the hotel again.
11 Jul 2017
Fantastic view, but odd servic....
Here is something interesting - you come to the one of the most prominent hotel in town due to his filmic history and it is quite a looker: Habsburg opulence, thick soft carpets, guilded details, fantastically equipped rooms with separate bathroom and WC and whicheverside your room is on, you wil be blessed with a unique view over the city. But, one can't help but asking - why are there so many nice sitting corners outside of the hotel, with round tables, chairs and shade, when the bar is practically never open? Having coffee outside is practically impossible, unless you take a cup from the breakfast room. Now that we mentioned the restaurant, the guests are not allowed to admire the view over breakfast because it is "only for lunch and dinner (cadsh paying) guests". Mind you, the rest of us has paid as well. Breakfast is also not spectacular for such a place and there are no warm things to eat! Wild boar pate yes, but no scramble eggs for instance. One would also think that a pricey hotel would invest in a decent coffee machine, but - nay, filter brew is the only thing you'll get there.
31 Mar 2015
we called in here after driving around the town and this hotel looked great. The room was fine, breakfast was good and service excellent. There is really a number of buildings that make up this "complex" and they have tried to connect them with a tunnel system. More like a rabbit warren!! We got lost twice trying to get back to the main building. The spa area is down one of these tunnels and is very hard to get to. Lovely hotel and staff but I think there are far better and more economical options in the town.
01 Sep 2014
Be healthy and wealthy!
Nice hotel, dedicated for treatment! It is a part of a Bristol group, which consists of 5 hotels. All of them are connected with the underground tunnels, so you can reach each one in the bathrobe and slippers, which is essential and typical. The treatment facilities are located in each hotel, besides Villa Livia. Generally you have the treatment procedures in 3 hotels and have to travel inside 3-4 times per day. 3 times per day you have to drink a mineral water, prescribed with the doctor, located in Bristol hotel ( not a palace). Restaurants are in Bristol and Bristol Palace, so all visitors have to visit them 3 times per day. Springs are numerated from 1 to 15, Bristol is the closest to the springs 12 and 15. George House is located in the middle and is the most convenient for treatment and visiting the pool and fitness.