PREMIER SUITES Bristol was built in 2002 on the site of an old tobacco bond warehouse. The red brick end of our building is a surviving section of the original structure. Access to the apartments and reception is to the rear of the apartments through a large double gate.


We have a company website at We are also listed on major booking websites. Bookings/enquires can also be made via email at [email protected] / Fax us on 01179 544900 / Phone 01179 544800.

The nearest bus stop is located on Victoria Street, just a 2 minute walk from the apartments.

The nearest train station is Temple Meads, which is a 8 minute walk from the apartments, there are accessible taxis available from the station.

Bus numbers 8 and 9 travel from the station to Clifton via Victoria Street. The airport bus stops at Temple Meads Train station

We have a hearing loop at reception to help the hearing impaired who use an aid. We can arrange for shopping to be delivered to the apartments.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

Luggage can be unloaded at the rear of the apartments. There is on street parking at the front of the apartments and a car park located in Portwall lane, just a 2 minute walk away. There is courtyard parking for 16 cars at the rear (accessed through a double gate). The entrance to the rear has a step of 17 cm high with hand rails either side. There is an alternative level entrance through double doors from the parking area via the courtyard. Courtyard parking is immediately outside the apartments, up to 10 metres away. Access to the rear is via a sloping courtyard with a slightly uneven surface (paving stones).

Main Entrance & Reception

Apartment block:

The exterior entrance is via a fob/code pad. Doors are open until 9pm, once you have been buzzed in to the car park. Bell is to attract staff attention - bell height - front gate 122cm,

Main door level access 127cm, access to rooms 1 to 6 annex from separate entrance, fob swipe 129cm. Once guests have checked in they are given a key fob to access both the gate and main building.

Entrance 1 to reception at the front has 1 step - 17 cm high, it has a hand rail to the left and right. The door opens inwards with a hinge on the left. This is 66cm wide with one door open and 134cm with both doors fully open. The door has a weather board 2 cms thick.

The level access entrance is 75cm. The corridor width is 136 in all areas, although fire extinguishers take up space. The entrance hall wall to wall is 350cm, the walkway to lift staircase is 107cm.

Public Areas - General (Internal)

Small seating area for 2 persons in the reception area - same dimensions as a one bed apartment.

Public Areas - WC

Public W/C Door size 78cm

Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Lounges, Take Away & Cafe

Facilities are not available. Take away menus in the apartments


There is no separate laundry, but there is a standard size washer dryer, which is front loading, provided in the apartments kitchen.


Not available

Treatment room/s

None available

Leisure Facilities

None available on site

Outdoor Facilities

None available

Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting, Clubs, Entertainment

None available



Door width 78cm in all external and internal apartment doors. 1 bed apartment - limited number of twin beds (90 x 190 cm), rest double bed (135cm x 190 cm). 2 bed apartment - limited number of zip and link beds (150cm x 200cm when together king size)/doubles, rest double beds (135cm x 190cm)

2 duplex apartments set out over 2 floors - narrow staircase with small lading area 1/2 way up. Bed height is 70cm. Free space around bed min 100cm by 338cm, allowing for door swing. Non feather duvets and pillows provided

Sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases are cotton. Bed is movable if more space is required to one side.

Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared]

All one and two bed apartments have one bathroom/shower. Maximum of 5 adults to share 2 bed apartment (this is with an additional z-bed). Door width is 78cm. Bath has fixed pipe shower over with angled hand rail on the wall. Shower controls on large mixer tap on bath - lift and turn to operate. Shower screen can be pivoted to gain access to the bath. Bath dimensions 54cm heigh 54cm wide and 169cm long. Toilet seat height is 40cm. Flooring is tiled

Good colour contrast between floor, walls and furniture. Release mechanism on outside of locked door. Washbasin is fixed into a tiled unit with shelf.

Self-Catering Kitchen

Kitchen is open plan with dining/living area. Door from corridors is 78cm.

Worktop height is 92cm. Oven door is dropdown, height on the lowest shelf is 38cm, can be accessed from the side. Sink is 92cm high with cupboards underneath. Hob is 92cm high and is powered by electric. Flooring is tiled in the kitchen area. At least 60cm free space between all furniture and worktops.

Evenly lit kitchen with spotlights above work surfaces where required. Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces. Integrated fridge with highest shelf at 178cm. Integrated freezer with lowest shelf at 38cm. Dishwasher is drop down with the highest shelf at 40cm. Washer dryer is front loaded.

Caravans, Holiday Homes & Twin Units

None available

Touring Facilities (Holiday Parks)

None available

Boats - Narrow Boat, Cruiser & Hotel Boat

None available

Attractions (Displays, exhibits, rides etc.)

None available

Grounds and Gardens

Courtyard for car parking with hedges. No additional gardens

Additional Information

Guest Directory is produced in size 10 font as standard - a larger font is available at request form the General Manager. Good mobile phone reception with all networks. Evacuation during office hours is led by the Duty Manager. Out of office hours, customers must make their way to the assembly point at the front of the apartments. As reception is not 24 hours, customers must be able to make their way to the Fire Assembly point at the front of the building. All apartments are non-smoking. No pets allowed.

Contact Information

Address: Address: PREMIER SUITES Bristol, St Thomas Place, 30 - 38 St Thomas Street, Redcliffe, Bristol, BS1 6JZ

Telephone: 0117 954 4800

Fax: 0117 954 4900

Email: [email protected]


Grid reference: Temple meads train station is as Lat 51.450000000 long 2.574000000. OS Grid reference is 622575.703097627 - 5527063.81569211 (Source

Hours of operation: Reception is open Weekdays; Monday to Friday 09.00 to 21.00 hours with security at reception from 21.00 to 05.00 hours. Weekends; Saturday and Sunday 10.00 to 18.00 hours, with Security at reception 18.00 to 06.00 hours.

Emergency number: 07786 910368

Local carers: Avon Carers: East Bristol Advice Services, The Old Bank, 108 Church Road, Redfield, Bristol, BS5 9LJ. Tel: 0117 378 9200, Email [email protected]

Local equipment hire companies - Access Able - 72 St Johns Lane, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 5AF. Tel: 0800 7315546. Website:

Local public transport numbers: 0871 200 22 33

Local accessible taxi numbers: Streamline Taxis 0117 926 4001

Future Plans

We are planning to purchase a fire alarm visual indicator for hearing impaired guests (Winter 2010).

We are in consultation with our Health and Safety advisor to fit a lower entrance bell (Winter 2010)

We are planning to purchase larger utensils for less able guests (Winter 2010)

We are planning to purchase night lights (Winter 2010)

We are planning to purchase a bath seat (Winter 2010)

All items to be available on request.