2015 Location

UK MEET 2015


The location this year is the fabulous Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel.
College Green · Bristol, England BS1 5TA United Kingdom

They looked after us in grand style in 2014 – and we’re expecting them to do the same again 🙂


With a fabulous location next to Bristol Cathedral and the historic waterfront, the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel offers ideal accommodations for enjoying England’s southwestern charm. From the moment you arrive, our Victorian-style hotel captivates you with polished marble, warm mahogany and gleaming brass. Spacious rooms offer comfortable furnishings, 24-hour room service, and large work areas with high-speed Internet. For an event, choose our ballroom for 260 guests or a smaller meeting room for intimate gatherings. Enjoy an afternoon tea or cocktail at the Club Bar after your stroll from Bristol’s historic sites. For dinner and Sunday lunch, the newly refurbished Walters Restaurant, offering locally sourced regional flavours from the South West. Visit our Roman-style leisure club for the perfect retreat – enjoy a refreshing swim, soothing sauna or invigorating workout. When looking for a luxury hotel in southern England, choose the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel for its friendly staff and modern amenities.

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Attendees are responsible for their own bookings. We have a limited number of rooms put aside for our attendees, at £115 per room per night (single occupancy), £125 per room per night (double occupancy). The rooms available will all be at least their standard Queen-sized option. Booking will also include complimentary use of the Leisure Club in the hotel.
Booking cost includes breakfast for the one or two people sharing.

PLEASE NOTE the rooms available all contain one queen-sized double bed, to be shared by up to a maximum of 2 people. These are rules set by the Marriott group, and we have no influence over them.
There are no twin-bedded rooms available at this special rate, although you can book them on your own behalf at £145 a night.

HOTEL BOOKINGS are now open on 0117 9255 100 (+44 117 9255 100 from overseas).

When booking, please quote the code B0O (b, zero, letter o) or the event name and date to get the special rate: “UK GLBTQ 11 SEP 2015”.

You can also book online at this link: http://cwp.marriott.com/brsry/ukglbtqfictionmeet2015

We will post here on the website if and when hotel rooms at this reduced rate have all been booked.



The hotel will require the details from a credit card for security at the time of booking, but will not charge you until the end of your stay. You can also choose at that time to use another card or another method of payment.



You will be able to cancel your booking up until 24 hours before the start of your stay.

Disabled access
Disabled access is available throughout the hotel, and a suitable room can be provided if you let them know your requirements at the time of booking.

Car Parking
There are a limited number of car parking spaces at the hotel, issued on a first-come basis. The cost will be £12.50 a day for residents, and will be added to your overall bill. For non-residents, the daily charge will be higher.

Complimentary wi-fi is available in all the public areas of the hotel. It’s also available in the rooms, but there will be a charge.

Travel to the hotel:

Local places to visit:

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Local places to eat:

Other accomodation:
There are many other places to stay in Bristol if you don’t wish to stay at the event hotel. We cannot recommend any in particular but the following websites may be useful.


Keep in touch with our GOODREADS group where other attendees may arrange room-shares, or have recommendations for other places to stay.