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Reviewed 1 week ago

close to the city centre. close to the train station, bus station, right next door to the cabot circus. No trains coming from wales before christmas, no problem. stayed here 3 nights, coming back in 2 days.

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Bavaria, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there with a friend for two days in the room for 20 people in total. The heater goes through the wall between the two rooms, therefore there is a little hole. Because of that, it was really loud on Monday night. On Tuesday night is was a bit quieter. Without ear plugs it is hard to get some...

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the kitchen is nasty. hostel stinks. the staff cant speak english. staff is very rude. they gonna clean beds when ur still sleeping. showers are bad. you have to pay more then what they say. to busy with stupid people

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my stay in this hostel but I suspect your experience very much depends on your room mates - thankfully mine were cheerful and respectful of each other! There was a good atmosphere in the place and it was refreshing to meet so many people from different nationalities.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings regarding my stay in Rock'n'Bowl! It definitely has an interesting style, with beautiful graffiti on the walls and a youthful feel, but on the other side it looks like it's not given enough care when it comes to maintenance: for example the carpet floor in our room was a bit torn and then fixed with duct...

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything as good as you expected - or even better. Perfect location. Nice, helpful and friendly staff. Also nice and friendly guests. Good and very big living room with cosy leather sofas TV, DVD player, billiards table etc.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Bristol for a gig at the fleece. I don't think it took more then 10min to walk to the river and about 20min to walk back to Temple meads. Have stayed here before with other half so was happy to come back on my own. Chose a single sex 4 bed dorm with shared facilities. Arrived a...

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Alfredo E, Manager at Rock'n'Bowl Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Kacey, we are glad you had a nice stay here and we look forward to have you here again!!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

How to start reviewing this place? I don't even know if I should call it 'Place'...  I stayed at the hostel for 3 weeks and it was horrible.  They were too many receptionists in short shifts with makes hostel management a huge mess.  I was asked once to pay the key deposit again during my booking because apparently I was...

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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great hostel, the area is well located, the atmosphere is fantastic with a big space to meet people. This place is just "overwhelming", my room (I was in a dormitory ) was clean and well organised. Beds were good and so comfy! the toilets were clean and the showers had an amazing water pressure and hot water (rare for some...

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Alfredo E, Manager at Rock'n'Bowl Motel, responded to this review

Hi Strade, it's overwhelming read your review, I am so happy you got our spirit! Thanks, thanks, thanks! Alfredo Esposito Hostel Manager

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in a 4 bed dorm with friends. There were some positives: Great location, easy to find Free coffee and breakfast Comfy beds Hot, clean showers Warm rooms However, there were many negatives: The noise from the club is phenomenal, and whilst they do make it clear that the rooms will be noisy at weekends, we...

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Alfredo E, Manager at Rock'n'Bowl Motel, responded to this review

Hi Alice, you wrote a lot of delightful things about this place and I am sincerely sorry if you found the hostel noisy. As you said over the weekend we have party going on until 3 a.m. and because we are in the center it happens to hear the night sounds city. About the smell, there are scented air sanitiser...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the heart of Bristol, Rock'n'Bowl features a 24-hour front desk, common areas with free Wi-Fi, flat TVs, a tennis table and a big courtyard. Guests benefit from several discounts at The Lanes, the on-site bowling alley and night club venue, with a special selection of beers, cocktails, a karaoke facilities, pool tables and the famous Ray's Pizza, made with daily fresh dough, buffalo mozzarella and imported Italian ingredients. A nice and healthy breakfast which includes locally roasted fresh coffee, tea, milk, jam, orange juice, toast and cereals, is included with each reservation. The on-site complex, the historical THE LANES, has club nights with many important bands and djs so please be aware that there will be noise disruption on Friday and Saturday nights in particular until about 03:00. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rock'n'Bowl Motel

Address: 22 Nelson Street, Bristol BS1 2LA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Price Range: $25 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Rock'n'Bowl Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 160
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“Do not choose the biggest room, it is very loud because of the common room next to it.”
 of 5 bubbles 520rachell, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“My room was a nice six-bed dorm. I don´t know the other dorms in the house.”
 of 5 bubbles Jensgud, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the dormitory is the best”
 of 5 bubbles strade79, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cheapest Bed sleep in the dorm”
 of 5 bubbles andrewedwards00, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring top quality ear plugs if you're staying at the weekend”
 of 5 bubbles sarahmZ3914CA, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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