Cove - West India House, Harbourside, Bristol | Cove

West India House Harbourside | Bristol

Make yourself at home in a studio, one bedroom or two bedroom apartment in Bristol’s most sought-after neighbourhood. Based in a Grade II-listed Edwardian building overlooking the river, you’re close to the city centre and just a short walk from the station.

  • Live efficiently

    Live efficiently

    Full-size cooking facilities, a washer-dryer and a power shower? That’s the way to feel at home.

  • Work comfortably

    Work comfortably

    Up your productivity with a dedicated workspace and super-fast, privately secured Wifi for effortless remote working.

  • Sleep peacefully

    Sleep peacefully

    Get that great-sleep feeling with blackout blinds and crisp linen on your king-size bed, plus a sofa bed for guests.


  • Self check-in

    Seamless check-in at the on-site kiosk

  • Central location

    Located right in the heart of Bristol’s vibrant Harbourside

  • Workspace

    Large kitchen table or dedicated workspace

  • WiFi

    Super-fast, privately secured WiFi

  • Kitchens

    Fully-equipped kitchens, each with a washer-dryer

  • Dog friendly

    Bring the furry one along – West India House is dog friendly (on request)

YOUR<br>NEIGHBOUrHOOD: Harbourside

NEIGHBOUrHOOD: Harbourside

Just 20 minutes’ walk from Bristol Temple Meads station, this creative locale proves central doesn’t have to mean soulless with its restaurants, bars, shops, markets, galleries, museums and outdoor activities. You could always just dangle your feet over the water and watch the world go by, too.


Top FAQs.

Cove - West India House doesn't have on-site parking, but there are a number of paid car parks around the property.

Recommended car park: 
NCP car park, Queen Charlotte St, Bristol BS1 4ES. Visit the NCP website for more information and pricing details.

From Bristol Airport: Take the A1 Airport Flyer from the airport terminal stand 1. This will take around 30 minutes and drop you at Queens Sq.

From Bristol Temple Meads Train and Bus Station: Walk down Station Approach and turn left onto Temple Way, cross the road and walk left down Victoria St. Follow all the way through to Bristol Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow the road left and left again onto Welsh Back.

There is no on-site reception at Cove - West India House, Harbourside. 

What does this mean for you? 
When you arrive, you'll need to self check-in and collect your own keys. If you have an upcoming booking, you should recieve a pre-arrival email containing details about the arrival process, and any access codes required, around 72 hours before you arrive.

We recommend adding any extras to your stay before arrival, so these can be arranged in advance. Also note, we aren't able to offer luggage storage as there are no on-site hosts to look after it.

However, this doesn't mean you're all on your own - our friendly Guest Services team will be on-hand to answer any queries about your stay, or help you out if you have any issues when you arrive. You can contact our them directly on +44 (0) 330 174 2694 or by email [email protected]

West India House

2-4 Welsh Back, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 4SS
+44 (0) 330 202 0505
  • Castle Park

    6-minute walk 0.3 miles
  • Bristol Bus & Coach Station

    10-minute walk 0.5 miles
  • Bristol Temple Meads

    14-minute walk 0.7 miles
  • Bristol Airport

    21-minute drive 8.6 miles


Adele January 2022 Family with young children

Weekday get away

Positive: Comfortable, central and well equipped. The perfect weekend get away. Negative: Check in slightly confusing but quickly sorted out by staff and not...
Response from Management
Dear Adele Thank you for choosing Cove West India House as your home away from home. I am pleased to learn you enjoyed staying with us. We look forward to see you again! Adrian and the SACO Broad Quay team
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Peter December 2021 Family with young children

disappointed. won’t return.

Positive: good location. Negative: incredibly poor first impression. no code sent to get in. waited 15 minutes before able to get in from the rain to check...
Response from Management
Dear Peter Thank you for taking the time to write this review about your stay at COVE-West India House. I am happy to read that you found the apartment well located and saddened to learn we felt short on your expectations in regards to the timings of check in and the checking in process. I do sincerely apologize for any inconvenience the situation have caused, it is only based on your honest feedback that we can always work on getting our services to their best. I can only hope that you will give another chance and book again with us in the near future. Kindest regards Adrian Mares - Guest Experience Manager
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Susan December 2021 Young couple

amazing location, such good value for...

Positive: amazing location, such good value for how nice the room was. defo staying here again if it’s available on our next trip to Bristol. (we travel over...
Response from Management
Dear Susan Thank you for choosing us as your home away from home. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and would want to come back. Looking forward to see you again. Kind regards Adrian - Apartment Manager
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Lee December 2021 Business

Lovely place, once I could actually get inside.

Positive: Location was superb, right in the centre and alongside one of the most beautiful bits of the river that winds through town. Close to great bars and...
Response from Management
Dear Lee, Thank you for taking time to leave this review. Thank you for choosing SACO Broad Quay as your home away from home. We appreciate your honesty about you experience with check-in. We understand there was a miscommunication with the team and we are ironing out issues so that this does not happen in the future. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay otherwise and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards Adrian - Apartment Manager
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Andrew Expedia December 2021

Outstanding property, very easy entry...

Outstanding property, very easy entry proceedure, very well located. Be prepared for expensive overnight parking.
Response from Adrian - Apartment Manager
Dear Andrew Thank you for taking time to leave this review. Thank you for choosing COVE West India House as your home away from home. We really appreciate your positive feedback and hope that you will stay with us again soon. In regards to the parking, we can now get a discounted rate for our customers and so if you do stay with us again please do give us a ring and we can let you know more information. Kind regards
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