Landhaus Zu den Rothen Forellen

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • Georgian country manor with a walled garden
  • Winner of 2011 & 2013 Best Small Hotel in Bristol awards
  • Good transport connections, close to the M4 & M5, & 25 minutes' drive from Bristol
  • Has an AA-Rosette-awarded restaurant serving classic British dishes


Alveston House Hotel, a distinguished Georgian manor surrounded by walled gardens, is an award-winning (2011 and 2013 Best Small Hotel in Bristol), independent hotel. Dating back to 1797, the property was previously a private home owned by Captain Frank Barnwell, an aeroplane designer who piloted the first aircraft in Scotland in 1910.

The hotel is about a half-hour drive from Bristol's key sights, including Brunel's SS Great Britain, the Clifton Suspension Bridge and M Shed, a museum that tells the city's history. The Mall at Cribbs Causeway shopping centre is a 14-minute drive away. Tyntesfield, a spectacular Gothic Revival mansion set within walled gardens and parkland, now managed by the National Trust, is around a half-hour drive from the hotel. Described by Lonely Planet as "a fairy-tale mansion bristling with pinnacles and turrets, brimful of sweeping staircases and cavernous, antique-filled rooms", it is well worth a visit. Alveston is close to the M4 and M5, offering easy access to London, the Southwest coast and the Midlands.

The hotel’s Carriages Restaurant holds an AA Rosette for its classic cooking, with an emphasis on home-grown herbs and locally sourced produce, and a good provision of gluten-free options. Dishes include homemade spinach and mascarpone ravioli, and rack of lamb with fondant potato and fennel. The restaurant has an equestrian theme -- the hotel’s owner, Julie Camm, is a passionate carriage driver who competes for England internationally. A more casual lunch is served in the conservatory. Afternoon tea is a traditional affair of finger sandwiches and fruit scones with jam and clotted cream. It can be taken in the gardens in the summer or by the fire in the lounge during winter.

Rooms are well kept and comfortable. Superior and Deluxe Rooms have been given a bit of an update, but Standard rooms are more old-fashioned. Wi-Fi and parking are free.

Rooms & Rates

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  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Games room
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Spa
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Mini bar
  • Safe


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking


Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets allowed Check-out time is 11am

National Rating
Hotelstars Union assigns an official star rating for properties in Germany. This property is rated 5 stars and is displayed on this page as 5.0 stars.

Know Before You Go

  • This property offers transfers from the train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: EUR 15.00 per pet, per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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