Bristol Royal Hotel - Our team

Chris Love, Leisure Club Manager

Chris joined the leisure club in September 2010. He has a health and fitness degree from Bath University and has shown an interest in sports and fitness since an early age. Chris is also a qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer and Level 2 Fitness Instructor. He has an extensive knowledge and experience in health and fitness. So if your looking for nutritional or health advice, including personal training sessions then enquire at reception.

Hannah Bellis, Leisure Club Supervisor

Hannah has worked for Marriott since July 2010. She joined the Bristol Royal Leisure Team as Assistant Manager in October 2014 and is currently Acting Leisure Manager until August 2016. She is currently undertaking a qualification in Diet and Nutrition advising and welcomes any questions you may have! Hannah endeavours to make sure all members, guests and hotel residents receive the highest possible standards while using our facilities and looks forward to meeting you all!

Charlotte Bane, Leisure Club Assistant

Charlotte joined the leisure club in 2014. Charlotte has always had an interest in health and fitness and spends lots of time being active. Charlotte has trained in karate for the last 12 years, as well as also teaching both adults and children. Charlotte is also a qualified level 2 Fitness Instructor and Level 3 Personal Trainer. She is here to help you reach your goals, so if you have any questions please ask!

Laura Howell, Leisure Club Assistant

Laura has worked in the leisure club since 2010 full time before taking maternity leave in 2015 to have her daughter. Laura has now returned after maternity leave and works part time. She is enjoying being back with the leisure team and seeing existing members and getting to know the new members. Laura still enjoys keeping fit and completed the 10K in May.

Manuel Jimenez, Leisure Club Cleaner

Manuel has over 30 years of experience from working in four and five star hotels in Mallorca. He has also studied business administration and worked in accounts for a major German company. Manuel has been doing yoga for years and has even taught some classes himself. He plays chess at international level and enters many competitions.

Gabriella Iosue, Leisure Club Assistant

Gabriella started working for Marriott in 2014 in the housekeeping department. She has now moved to the Leisure club with great enthusiasm to develop herself and gain new skills. She comes from Rome, Italy, where she studied Art history as MA degree, she has competencies in customer service as tour leader and cashier in a box office theatre. She likes to practice sports in her spare time such as cycling and she used to practice the oriental discipline Tai Chi. She looks forward to meeting all our members!

Joe Crutchley, Leisure Club Assistant

Joe joined the Marriott Bristol Royal in 2017 on a casual basis. He is currently studying A Levels at sixth form. He is a keen football player, playing for his club once a week. Joe also enjoys playing cricket where he has previously represented Somerset County. Joe is looking forward to helping our members in any way he can!

Tia Birtwistle, Leisure Club Assistant

Tia joined the Marriott in 2016, after completing a months work experience in various departments around the hotel. She has joined the department on a casual basis while she completes her college course in Travel and Tourism. Tia has always been interested in health and fitness, and is a keen netball player and swimmer. Tia also enjoys dancing and teaches a dance class once a week. She is looking forward to getting to know all of our members and helping them in anyway she can!