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Rock'n'Bowl Motel

22 Nelson Street, Bristol BS1 2LA England
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#6 of 74 Specialty lodging in Bristol
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.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Game room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Bar / lounge
Nightclub / DJ
Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
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Self-serve laundry
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Hindi and 1 more
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snarfsnarf wrote a review Dec 2018
Devon4 contributions1 helpful vote
You just have to look at the other reviews on here too to see this must be avoided. Dirty rooms, corridors filthy, toilet areas out of order, shower area horrendous, staff rude with a don't give care attitude. This is one of worst places I've stayed in. And don't loose you 10p plastic key card or they will charge you £10 for the privilege. The company, manager and staff should be ashamed of themselves.
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Date of stay: May 2018
Chrissy C wrote a review Nov 2018
London, United Kingdom12 contributions3 helpful votes
As one walks into the rock and bowl motel, a wave on instant regret hits you like a fox having stepped into headlights. You are greeted by a miserable an impolite staff member who marches you to your dormatory. The rooms are poorly insulated and in dire need of work. From the mould on the walls, to the overflowing refuse bins and body hairs and fluids on the bathroom floor, this is a place that truly STINKS. The majority of the motel users are foreign nationals out of work and at a loose end. Whilst this isn't a problem, for a place that advertises itself as a party hostel to meet young people, I feel as though I have been missold PPI insurance. I won't be returning, and would recommend all who come to Bristol, seek an alternative accomodation. The only positives are it's
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Date of stay: November 2018
Marvin B wrote a review Nov 2018
2 contributions24 helpful votes
I booked 2 beds for myself and a friend. unfortunately, in the meantime, a family member passed away. I called and spoke to a lady on the phone, who told me that they would not consider a refund because I hadn't requested it more than 48 hours before the booking, despite the fact that it appears after cancellation, they have now already filled the beds, and I booked it less than 24 hours before the aforementioned conversation. great customer service. I apologise that the death of my family members don't coincide with your policy, and I'm happy for you that you have managed to receive twice the money due to my bereavement.
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Date of stay: November 2018
Lou K wrote a review Nov 2018
1 contribution
stayed for 2 nights the staff were either incompetent or there were very little of them, checking in and out took a long time as one girl didn't seem to understand us or the system, i was given a key card that expired during the night so when i was getting ready to leave i ended up trapped in the key carded areas and had to go outside in my pajamas to find any help at 4 am. the continental breakfast simply a joke, with no toaster and everyone seemed to have left their plates lying for fruit flies to collect.. i have seen cleaner portaloos in festivals than the toilets and showers in the hostel. there were no lockers provided which most hostels do, one of the rooms we stayed in had wire from the ceilings and mold on the ceilings. the walkways looked like they have never been
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Date of stay: November 2018
The_Sausage_King_of_Chicago wrote a review Nov 2018
34 contributions35 helpful votes
I stayed there for two nights and that was more than enough. The kitchen was filthy as were the toilets. Filthy as in poop on the toilet floor and some guy washing his crusty pants in the toilet sink. The shower room was flooded with cold stagnant water and only two of the four showers provided hot water. Other patrons had no respect for the kitchen. Half eaten plates of food and filth everywhere. There appeared to be a lot of homeless people and drug addicts staying there. On the last morning I walked on to the men's toilet and was confronted with blood splatter across the sinks. I decided not to brush my teeth or have a shower. This place is in need of a serious revamp. The staff informed me that the owners don't care about the decrepit state of the hostel and the people they
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Date of stay: November 2018
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