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Rock'n'Bowl Motel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Music SO loud that your bed vibrates, till 3am! Noisiest hostel I've ever stayed at! Do not consider this place unless you can afford to be awaketill 3am! Otherwise, wifi is in good working order and rooms are reasonable.

Thank Helen J
Basque Country, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I couldn’t sleep anything until three o’clock at the morning, the disco’s music could be heard as if you were there. Indeed, it seemed that bedroom could break down at anytime above the disco. Simply horrible.

Thank anebenmen
Maassluis, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While traveling i prefer hostels but this place needs to take that step extra. The food in the restaurant is great, but the hostel disappointing. 28 pounds and no curtains, not clean anywhere, shower cabins at two floors higher. This place has more potential than as it is now..

Thank wouterkostense
Turin, Italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is quite nice and clean, full of amenities, but the staff is rather stand-offish doesn't go out of their way to help or give recommendations about the city. The main issue is that during weekends they have parties until 3am, with music so loud that the windows glass in our room was shaking and could feel the vibration...

1Thank Filippo B
Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We three stayed in a 4-person room for one night and we both enjoy the clean dormitory and breakfast in the big kitchen next day. And I like the painting that on the wall over the whole building. It even has billiards, but unfortunately we didn't try it.

Thank cloudy9060424
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Stayed for 4 nights in the female dormitory with my sister. Dorm was clean and comfortable. We rented towels for a decent price. The kitchen/pantry was great, everyone cook and clean after themselves, and there were basic utensils (pots, plates, pans, etc) and ingredients (salt, pepper, sauces) ready so its really handy for us to cook. Its 2-3 minutes away...

Thank nurulshima14
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I stayed only for one night and I'm very happy that I didn't have to stay for more! Whole hostel stank like old unwashed socks, especially dorm. The night that I stayed there was a night club in a club located in the same building. I couldn't sleep till 3AM and I had to catch a bus at 8AM so...

4Thank Aleksandra G
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Location is excellent. Just 4 mins walk to bus station and shopping centres/city centre. Many other complementary facilities. Lived in 12 bed room and it was more than comfortable. Cleanliness is good. Desk service is awesome. Kitchen is very big and well equipped, nice place to make new friends. I would strongly recommend this hostel for a comfortable stay.

Thank Gaurav D
Plasencia, Spain
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Motel is very well located, just 5 minutes walking from bus station. It is quite clean and comfortable. I spent only one night in a 20 people bedroom, so it was pretty quite. The breakfast would be better however it was enough to have a good morning. So, if you don't want to waste your money, you should consider...

Thank Angel B
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Really good for a budget hostel, didn't use the facilities much as only really went there to sleep but would definitely recommend as a base. Right in the center of Bristol and friendly staff for a very good price.

Thank Sami W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $23 - $95 (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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“Make sure your room is not on the ground floor as there is a club in the basement!”
 of 5 bubbles Fbonta, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do not choose the biggest room, it is very loud because of the common room next to it.”
 of 5 bubbles 520rachell, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“My room was a nice six-bed dorm. I don´t know the other dorms in the house.”
 of 5 bubbles Jensgud, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the dormitory is the best”
 of 5 bubbles strade79, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Cheapest Bed sleep in the dorm”
 of 5 bubbles andrewedwards00, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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