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“big kitchen”(21 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at rock and bowl over the bank holiday weekend. It's very big and has a lot of rooms. The showers are amazing and the facilities are great too. There is a big living area with a TV to watch films on and below...More

Thank TessSadatian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed in much cheaper hostels than this that were by far a lot nicer. This place is alrght if you want somewhere social for a short trip in the centre of town but otherwise just avoid. This place smelt so bad, I couldn't work...More

Thank AlexiRose
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Staff was curt and unhelpful. There was only one toilet for women, and it was on a different floor and at the end of the building (from my all female dorm). There was pounding music, fire alarms and smoke in the building until 3 a.m....More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

5th of August overnight stay planned for rock and Goat. First I parked in the NCP car park in Nelson st. (If I had stayed would have cost £14.00 a night I thought that was a bit steep, upon arrival at reception £10.00 deposit for...More

Thank Michaela M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Where do I start with this place, the reception area where you have to wait 25 minutes for a staff member to turn up to actually check you in? The quite vile cleanliness of the whole place in general? Or their blatant attempt to take...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$18 - US$82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Rock `n Bowl Hotel Bristol
United Kingdom > England > Bristol
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Allegra G
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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.
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!
25 August 2015|
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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