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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 4 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Pros: - Very central location - Comfortable beds - Good standard of cleanliness - Large work area (desk space, electrical plugs) - Strong community feel - Good sized kitchen - Multicultural environment - Ping pong table! - Large luggage store - Free food shelf - Good security - Usually good availability on rooms - Friendly staff Cons: - Occasionally slip-ups...

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Amazing place closer to the city center, the staff is helpful to every member. The room are full cleaned every day and the bed sheet changed. The kitchen and the lounge are huge, good for a cool permanence. Excellent!

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

Thank you Giuseppe, our entire staff is delighted to read your comment! Thank you very much and see you soon, Alfredo Esposito Hostel Manager

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Good, central location, close to Temple Meads train station. Had good rooms, with comfortable, clean beds (made every day) and good, private shower facilities too. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the motel offered secure storage space for cases during the day for free (other than on the day I checked out, when it cost only 1 pound). Quieter...

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

The location was prefect, rightly on the center, near to supermarkets, cinema and fast food shops. The staff been super polite with clients and also outgoing. There was no dirty bathroom, 24/7 cleaning shifts from the staff.

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Very good staff. Clean facilities, sensible price. Healthy free breakfast. Within the city centre. They have big area for the guests to relax. Although it was a mixed room ( men and women ) beds were properly arranged. Definitely, I'm coming back with my friends to stay in Rock n Bowl ! :)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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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: €16 - €69 (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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