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Rock 'n Bowl Motel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   22 Nelson Street, Bristol BS1 2LA, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
AlvaroCast Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed there as part of a stag do. We booked two rooms, each sleeps 8. Reception was okay, not the friendliest but helpful I suppose. The room was pretty small and bunk beds pretty cramped, no power sockets either, which was rather annoying. We were 8 people in our room, though we were only given 4 keys as apparently... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to say that Alfredo was really helpfull in the time that i was in Rock and Bowl! It was a great experience time there!! They have a really good location, maybe the biggest problem is on the weekend that is really noisy

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Much more than I expected for such a good price. Very good location. Stores in the place and a lot of things to do close to it. Very comfortable beds, and the bathrooms are nice. Than you for your kind attention.

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Miami, Florida
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally booked 1 night, wanted to extend 4 extra days through Sunday. First they said they were fully booked for Saturday, so I booked through Friday. Friday comes and they say they have plenty of beds available for Saturday but they were holding them as a "power move" so they could double their prices once the other hostels in the... More

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a bit unsure about coming along on my own but it turned out to be a good experience. All the basics were there and bedding was good enough given the price. Location was perfect for what i wanted to do over the weekend as it was within walking distance of the nightlife and shopping areas of central Bristol. The... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with four other guys for a reunion weekend so essentially all day drinking. The hostel caters well to this and has quite a few big groups. It is noisy but if you're going for a similar weekend this isn't a big issue. Pros: cheap, short walk from town centre and temple meads, relatively clean, reasonably secure rooms... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Apart from damp carpets, filthy rooms, sinks full of crud and a pathetic showers this place has all you need for a average stay in Bristol. I would have sympathy for the place if it wasn't so relatively expensive, or in a third world country (to excuse the basic amenities). There also seemed to be vagrants sleeping in the common... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Stayed here with 3 friends over a weekend, it's certainly not as bad as some people make out. The beds and toilets were all clean, good kitchen and social area, the bar and bowling alley underneath was a cool addition. It's a hostel above a bowling alley, it's going to be noisey. It's the other guests which can ruin your... More

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Kingsteignton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

My friend and I stayed here for two nights in mid January. Check in was simple enough but I did think £10 deposit for a key card was crazy. The room was okay, bedding was crisp and clean. Hardly any power sockets but didn't matter too much as our room was only half full. I thought this place was alright... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Good space. Organized. Great location. Relatively clean. Fun and helpful staff. Overall fun environment. This hostel is definitely more for the younger traveller (or young at heart) as there is free bowling with loud music and a huge room with ping pong tables and just a lot going on in general.

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Additional Information about Rock 'n Bowl Motel

Also Known As:
Rock `n Bowl Hotel
Rock `n Bowl Hotel Bristol
Address: 22 Nelson Street, Bristol BS1 2LA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 49 Specialty lodging in Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Rock 'n Bowl Motel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set over the two floors of a historic Bristol building in the city centre, our backpackers hostel is a great base for your stay in the city. We have many different size rooms to suit every situation – From double rooms, private twin rooms, three and four bed dormitories and female only dormitories. ... more   less 
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