Situated in the heart of Bristol, Rock n Bowl features free WiFi and TVs in public areas. Guests benefit from discounts at the pizzeria which is located in the same building. Shared bathroom facilities are provided with each room at Rock n Bowl. The use of ironing facilities and hairdryer is free. The on-site bar and Ray's Pizza restaurant features a wide selection of beers, cocktails and pizzas with freshly made bases. St.Nicholas Market and The Galleries shopping centre is less than 5 minutes’ walk away and offers a wide range of stores and places to eat. Banksy district, Bristol Aquarium, the O2 Academy and Bristol Museum are all within a 15-minute walk.

This is our guests' favourite part of Bristol, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Rock n Bowl has been welcoming guests since 22 Apr 2013.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Bristol, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Bristol
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  • Good morning Where do I park as I will be driving to work

    We recommend cabot circus car park :)
    Answered on 9 August 2022
  • Hi could you please advise where is best for parking / cost near your property? Thanks

    The best parking garage is The Galleries Car Park, which is about 5 minutes from the hostel and £18 for an overnight stay, it is one of the cheapest o..
    Answered on 19 August 2021
  • Hi was wondering before I booked 2 nights is it safe in this area? Also will I’ll be sharing with female or male ?

    Hi! Is there any chance you could send a message through your reservation so I could give you better details about it? Many thanks!
    Answered on 28 July 2022
  • Hi there - is late check in possible- around 9pm?

    Hi there, confirmed bookings are able to collect keycards from the bar 'The Lanes' in our building between 7 pm and 12 am after showing their I.D.
    Answered on 26 February 2023
  • Hi Is this room shared with other guests or is it single person occupancy? John

    This is a private room, thanks
    Answered on 17 September 2022
  • Hi ı will buy 10 days from 18 sep but need to know if ı pay 17 sep can ı comin for checkin on 18 sep around 10 am or still have to wait 3 pm. Or liftb

    It would depend on the room you book for, usually if it is a dorm we could check you in by 10 am but if it is a private room it would be different. Pl..
    Answered on 31 August 2022
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Facilities of Rock n Bowl

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Table tennis
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

Rock n Bowl takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 19:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 10:00 to 12:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Rock n Bowl accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Due to the COVID-19 crisis and government guidance, the property are only allowing up to four people from the same household in our private rooms.

Please note, some rooms may be affected by noise disruption on weekends. Guests who are concerned about noise disruption should contact the property prior to booking to confirm any events during their stay.

Please note that the property does not accept bookings of more than 6 people over the weekends.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property may host on-site functions and some rooms may be affected by noise.

FAQs about Rock n Bowl

  • The prices at Rock n Bowl may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Rock n Bowl is 750 yards from the centre of Bristol. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Rock n Bowl is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Rock n Bowl offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Table tennis