10 properties in Bristol

Hotels in Bristol, Connecticut

Search & Compare Bristol Hotels

  • Pay now or later on most rooms
  • Free cancellation on most rooms
  • Price Guarantee

Best hotels in Bristol

Bristol overview

Bristol is a friendly locale distinct for its parks and sports, and known for its amusement park and shops. You're sure to find the bar and dining options to your liking. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of University of Connecticut-Hartford and St. Joseph College. Popular attractions like Lake Compounce and Mark Twain House are sure to leave an impression. Bristol is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Bristol

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Bristol has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Bristol with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Bristol hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Bristol hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Bristol

Fly in to Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), 15.5 mi (25 km) from downtown Bristol. Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 21.6 mi (34.8 km) away.

What to see around Bristol

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like sporting events and running, along with attractions such as:
  • • Muzzy Field
  • • Winding Trails
  • • Black Rock State Park
  • • New Britain Stadium
  • • Talcott Mountain State Park
Highlights like its amusement park are popular with families and top attractions include:
  • • Lake Compounce
  • • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium
  • • Cheshire Hollow Farm
  • • CoCo Key Water Resort Hotel & Convention Center - Waterbury
  • • Talcott Mountain Science Center
Its lakes, parks, and swimming spots are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Bracket Park
  • • Page Park
  • • Wilson Playground
  • • Rockwell Park
  • • Casey Field
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • University of Connecticut-Hartford
  • • St. Joseph College
  • • Mark Twain House
  • • Trinity College
  • • Bushnell Park

When to visit Bristol

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 54°F day, 16°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 33°F night
  • July-September: 84°F day, 46°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 11.26 inches
  • April-June: 11.54 inches
  • July-September: 12.20 inches
  • October-December: 12.95 inches