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Rock 'n Bowl Motel

22 Nelson Street, Bristol BS1 2LA, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Geelong
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted to enquire about parking locations before arriving however no-one bothered to answer the phone over a 4 hour period in the evening. Once we arrived we used the directions to find the free spaces not exactly near to the hostel but there were none - it was all private land. Would have preferred not to waste 30mins looking... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I staid at Rock'n Bowl for 1 week in a 4 persons bedroom. Overall my experience there wasn't great, much like any low-budget hostel/motel I've been in, with a mixture of good (clean bed sheets, helpful personnel) and bad sides (poor shower installations, banging doors, no lockers). However, I would not stay here again due to the noise levels during... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loved them place. So easy to find, close to shops, restaurants and bus station. Friendly staff. Felt safe. Showers clean. Would definitely stay there again. Bit noisy in pm but knew that would happen due to the bowling lanes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time staying in a hostel, ever. So, I have little to compare it with outside of my imagination and other reviews and anecdotes that I have read. That said, I was very impressed. I definitely got my 15 pounds worth. Friendly staff, good accommodations, clean toilets, comfortable and clean bed. What more could one ask for?... More 

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Monchengladbach, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi guys, my girlfriend and me are great fans of hostels/motels, especially when they are well situated, as the Rock´n Bowl is, clean and where we get the possibility to meet some nice people. For the night before we started the Offa´s Dyke Path in Wales we choosed the Rock´n Bowl Motel as our accomodation. We hoped to have a... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Rock and Bowl is a happening hostel in the centre of Bristol. It provides decent sleeping accommodation and a good range of facilities When I stayed I found it to be a social cultured enjoyable place to stay and met people from all over the world whom were in Bristol for many different reasons (travelling, festival, moving for work... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't comment on the motel, but the bar downstairs is very good. I have been on a number of occasions and have never been disappointed. They often have gigs playing, which is very intimate, but an excellent atmosphere. If Karaoke is your thing, there is a large soundproof booth so you can sing your heart out. There is a... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel was well situated in the middle of old town. They gave good instructions via email on how to walk here from the train station, or you could take the bus too. We stayed in a double room with shared shower and toilet. The room was good, basic, but clean. Just what you would expect on the price we... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was ample for my needs...All the staff were very cheery and helpful with a wonderful welcome..Excellent facilities...I would thoroughly recommend this Hostel to anyone...Very close to numerous pubs, clubs bars, restaurants and so forth...An all round Excellent place !!

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Mohacs, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a day/night with my wife at R'n'B, experienced the unique feeling of pleasure & freedom. Were able to communicate using our mother tongue with a member of staff. Really polite & helpful. Loved the wall painting & washroom signs. Excellent private washrooms & toilets. All in the very centre of the city. An extremely great option at the... More 

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