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Pods from just £12.50 per hour


A little about us is an innovative new concept in short–let workspaces in Bristol. Launched Spring 2014, they are a first for UK-based Shire Hotels..

Ideal for informal interviews, quick meetings, that important conference call or as a single workstation affording greater space and privacy than a coffee shop or bar, they can be hired by the person, by the hour and have all you need for a productive meeting of minds – including complimentary superfast broadband. These semi-private workspaces offer flexible working space, meeting space or meetings by the hour. These semi-private workspaces offer flexible working space, meeting space or meetings by the hour. They are a cost effective and innovative ‘halfway house’ between a traditional meeting room and a hotel lobby, but with all the added flexibility of hourly rental and inclusive, on-tap refreshments too.  

Everything you need

What’s in a pod? It’s simple – access to all you need for a productive meeting, including:

Desktop power sockets
USB charging station for mobile devices
Access to a remote printer
Free car parking
Superfast broadband
Refreshments & snacks
A dedicated Pod-host
Table, chairs and desk


Charges are £12.50 per person per booking then £5 per person per hour thereafter. So for example:

1 Person 2 People 4 People 6 People
1 HOUR £12.50 £25.00 £50.00 £75.00
2 HOURS £17.50 £35.00 £70.00 £105.00
3 HOURS £22.50 £45.00 £90.00 £135.00
4 HOURS £27.50 £55.00 £110.00 £165.00

All pod rental is pre-paid in advance by debit or credit card.

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Book your pod today from just £12.50 per hour


Frequently asked questions

  • How do I book a pod?

    Just tap in the info – the date and time, how many people and how long for. Then add payment info and your pod’s all yours. There’s instant confirmation and no contract or paperwork to complete.

  • How do I get access to my pod?

    Just check-in with our pod-host right outside the pods, and you can get to work straight away.

  • Can I arrange interviews for a pod?

    Yes – of course – and if you let us know who you’re expecting we can event meet and greet for you on the day. From short-let workspaces to meetings for four people, our pods are used for a variety of activities.

  • Can I order food to be served in the pod?

    Yes – we offer a full range of light snacks and sandwiches, or you can visit our Conference Café and graze from the hot and cold deli selections. All food will be charged as extras on the day.

  • What about teas and coffees?

    Enjoy unlimited bean-to-cup coffees and a range of teas from the adjacent Conference Café – not to mention the smoothies, fruit, snacks and treats to keep you going throughout your pod time.

  • What if I need help with anything on the day?

    Your dedicated pod-host is just ten steps away – whatever you need just ask and they’ll do all they can to make it happen for you.

  • What if I need to change my plans?

    As all pods are purchased in advance we operate a strict no refunds policy.

  • Can I get a VAT receipt?

    Yes, this will be emailed with your pod booking confirmation.

Contact Information are based at Bristol, Aztec Hotel.

01454 275343

Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4TS, UK.