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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“big kitchen”(21 reviews)
“common room”(22 reviews)
“bed dorm”(20 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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2 Star 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...
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Location and contact
22 Nelson Street, Bristol BS1 2LA, England
11.5 km to Bristol Airport
274 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
1.3 km from Brunel's SS Great Britain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for four days for a work trip to Bristol. I stayed in one of the four-bed female rooms, as I couldn't imagine getting any sleep in the 20-person rooms!! Overall it's your average hostel, but I think it's more for people who...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely inviting atmosphere, lovely staff and comfy beds at a reasonable price! The bathrooms are nice and clean! I very much enjoyed the art work about the building to start with... I live in Cornwall which as you know is by the sea,...More

Thank Kia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel has a nightclub downstairs. Music only ends at 3 am. It WILL get loud and no, the free earplugs won't help at all. Generally dirty, there isn't a socket per bed, no individual lamps, can't lock the 'locker' unless you have a very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cost effective place to stay. Great for travellers and those on a budget. You even get breakfast in the morning. I would suggest ear plugs if you are staying at the weekend as there is a club downstairs that goes on to 3am. Friendly...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

IF YOUR ROOM IS ON THE GROUND FLOOR AND YOU NEED TO SLEEP BEFORE 4AM, FIND SOMEWHERE ELSE TO STAY!! The hostel has a nightclub directly beneath it and the rooms on the first two floors collect all of the bass tones. In case you...More

Thank Subtle S
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$19 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$19 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (74)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (8)
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Allegra G
8 July 2016|
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Response from Cláudio Manuel R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a big room where you can keep your luggage until your check/in.
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kaceyr0se
26 November 2015|
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Response from Peter T | Reviewed this property |
There's a NCP carpark pretty much right outside on Nelson Street and if you go to the NCP website you can pre book your parking space and get it cheaper!
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kharenz
25 August 2015|
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Response from Saira B | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what type of room you stay. If you stay in mixed 12 domitory beds its about £12 but i stayed in all female 4 domitory bed for £16 per night,
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"Ask for a room on a higher floor, if available!"
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"Highest floor possible (2nd of 3rd if there is a 3rd, I didn't check), as long as you avoid any room on..."
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"First floor is easy accessible."
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"not choose a room with too many people."
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