Novotel Sarajevo Bristol

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Novotel Sarajevo Bristol
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Novotel Sarajevo Bristol
Novotel Sarajevo Bristol is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Novotel Sarajevo Bristol
Location within Bosnia and Herzegovina
Former namesHotel Bristol
Hotel chainNovotel
General information
Architectural styleStreamline Moderne
LocationSarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
AddressFra Filipa Lastrića 2
Town or citySarajevo
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates43°51′10″N 18°23′23″E / 43.852859°N 18.389714°E / 43.852859; 18.389714Coordinates: 43°51′10″N 18°23′23″E / 43.852859°N 18.389714°E / 43.852859; 18.389714
Completed1973
hotel existed since 1920's in older building on nearby location across the Old Railway Station
Opening2011
Relocated1973
from an old building across the Old Railway Station to its present location
Renovated2010-2011
ManagementAccor
Technical details
Floor count13
Other information
Number of rooms186
Number of suites2
Number of restaurants1
Number of bars2
ParkingOwn ground parking lot
Website
Novotel Sarajevo Bristol

Novotel Sarajevo Bristol (formerly Hotel Bristol) is a mid-scale 4-star hotel that has operated under the Accor groups's Novotel brand since re-opening in 2011.[1] The hotel is located at Fra Filipa Lastrića 2, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.[2][3]

Location[edit]

Hotel building is located in the suburb of Pofalići, on the right bank of the Miljacka river, across from the neighbouring suburb of Grbavica and Grbavica Stadium. It's situated near Vilsonovo Šetalište (transl. Wilson's Lane) and features river and city views.[4]

History[edit]

Built in 1973[5][6], the hotel was originally named Hotel Bristol, having replaced an old hotel of the same name nearby. During the Siege of Sarajevo the building was bombarded by Serbian forces from across the river Miljacka. The hotel was subsequently restored and privatised in 2010.

Restaurants and bars[edit]

Dining options include a European restaurant, an international restaurant and a brasserie serving international cuisine. The Café Bristol serves pastries, cakes and a wide selection of hot and cold beverages. There are 2 cafe-bars, one of which has a seated terrace.[2][4]

Facilities[edit]

The contemporary rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and safes. The suites have living rooms and jacuzzis. The fitness and spa area includes a sauna, an indoor swimming pool, massage tables and exercise bikes. A prayer room is available as are 4 meeting rooms. Parking at the hotel is free.[2][4]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Novotel Sarajevo Bristol is the recipient of several World Travel Awards, namely "Bosnia and Herzegovina's Leading Hotel" for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hotel Bristol pripojen lancu Novotel hotela i promijenio naziv u Novotel Sarajevo Bristol (FOTO)". Klix.ba (in Bosnian). Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Novotel Sarajevo Bristol". accorhotels.com. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Bosnia and Herzegovina's Leading Hotel 2018". World Travel Awards. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  4. ^ a b c Bristol, Novotel Sarajevo; stars, Sarajevo4-star4. "Novotel Sarajevo Bristol in Sarajevo". Hotels.com. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Postaje dio AccorHotelsa: Hotel Bristol mijenja ime i upravitelja". Klix.ba (in Bosnian). Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  6. ^ "History of Sarajevo: 1945-1991 - Grad Sarajevo" (in Bosnian). Retrieved 28 January 2019.

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