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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Bristol has many accommodation options to offer, but among all, I found rock'n'bowl the best one. The staff, 24 hour reception, cleanliness and so obvious travelers from around the world. It's fun place to experience. I m amazed to see such a motel at very convenient prices. Plus, the bowling alley and deals for drinks and food. I lived there...

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Stay in the rock n bowl motel for a few days. Really enjoyed. It is a great choice if you are looking for a cheap and comfortable stay in the Bristol city centre. The place is very chilled out and the atmosphere is much better than I expected. Definitely recommended.

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Reviewed 9 July 2016

The room was a comfortable mixed dorm with optional secured storage space. The highlights of the hostel was the discounts guests received off food and drink and the fact you could end the night in style by playing a few games of bowling. The only negative was I thought electric shaver outlets could have been provided in the washrooms.

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

Hi Archie, thank you very much for your review and thank you to appreciate our complex! We don't have electric shavers in the washroom for safety reasons, we hope it didn't bother you too much. We are happy you liked our food and we hope to see you soon, Alfredo Esposito Hostel Manager

Reviewed 8 July 2016

It has good facilities but is absolutely huge (aka tonnes of people!) - the atmosphere isn't very homely. It's nice enough as a place to stay just perhaps not the place to go if you're hoping to meet people.

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

Hi Mary, thank you to take time for a review! We are often fully booked and there is a always a good chance to meet a lot of people, we are sure you will be luckier the next time! Thank you again and see you soon, Alfredo Esposito Hostel Manager

Reviewed 7 July 2016

Nice central hostel with good facilities and helpful staff...downstairs bar and bowling alleyalso 2 mins from shoppiing area and close to bars and clubs..perfect for a short city trip I highly rccommend.

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

Hi Vincent, thank you for your feedback! We are happy you fully appreciated our complex and we are glad to see you soon! Alfredo Esposito Hostel Manager

Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Staff were friendly and the beds were comfortable- great location. However there were no lockers to store your belongings and I was often worried on my trip that people could just access my possessions when I wasn't in the room. There is hardly any space to get ready, a lack of mirrors around the shower area and only plug sockets...

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

Hi Michael, thanks for your review! We got scented air sanitizer all around the hostel so we are sorry you had a bad experience with the air conditioning system. We have lockers and a safe at reception (24 under cctv) where to store valuables, the next time you come here please feel free to leave your belongings here. Thank you...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

It's a wonderful place where you can meet people from all over the world. I stayed in the largest room - 20 beds - and I felt really comfortable (except from one guy snoring). Moreover, the staff working there are really nice and helpful.

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

Hi Andres, thank you for your review! We are happy you had the chance to meet so many people and we are happy to have the chance to see you soon :) Have a good day, Alfredo Esposito Hostel Manager

Reviewed 4 July 2016

Very friendly people and good for the price, would recommend for people even if it is just for a short stay. for my stay it was a very convenient place to stay and was easily accessible. would stay here again

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

It is very good hostel and I've been in more hostel in bristol and this is best with the theme that help you a lot whether you come to visit as if you come to find work, always try to help you with what you can, this very well located in the center the city ,

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Just left rock n bowl after staying 2 nights 1st in an 8 bed then in a 20 bed room both were clean am comfortable. The staff were great as is the location. Would highly recommend if your looking to stay in Bristol on a budget.

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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
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • 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: RM78 - RM327 (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.”
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“the dormitory is the best”
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“Cheapest Bed sleep in the dorm”
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