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jonathan g
Wellington, New Zealand2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Family
Where do I start ! The place is filthy , 2 lanes failed on me and my little buddy , one young girl trying to do her best but customer service needs improving , grumpy old lady at bar is rude , bumper cars don’t work properly including release of seat belt , car games swilled coins ! This place needs to be overhauled in every department
Written 24 February 2023
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Nead
Wellington, New Zealand2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Family
First time booking the bowling arena at Wellington Indoor Sports Centre.
The young boy, Keegan managed the counter sufficiently through peak hour, which we were grateful for.
However the gentleman named Ivan or Ian (not sure which name as could not hear properly behind his mask), an old Caucasian male with the pony tail was beyond rude and pressured the customer to “hurry up”.
As paying customers we do expect the best Customer Service instead we were given such a poor welcoming and felt bullied into a “quick pay”.
He did end up apologising to us and tried to justify his behaviour by saying that “it’s been a hectic day”.
Please get the experience you need to make Bowlerama a happier and better place for Customers
Written 24 October 2021
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Katie
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
Worst service I have ever encountered!!! Had my daughters birthday party here, and one man in particular (the man at the bowling counter) was incredibly rude to myself, and all the children!) will never go back here.
Written 23 February 2021
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Rufio
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
Need customer service training! We gave them group -one coupons for our group and they were rude about it.
Written 20 February 2021
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Zoe
Wellington, New Zealand2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
No customer service and rude manager. Not a good experience as the lanes did not work multiple times over, and we always had to ask for them to fix this (not proactive about looking after us). We are paying for the experience, but all the staff seemed to want to do was get home early. Will not be going back, or recommending to anyone.
Written 21 February 2020
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NZspearo
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Went to play with my partner and got put into one lane each cause the staff wanted to leave early. Turns out the lanes were just as bad with issues pretty much every few bowls (e.g. not resetting or having to re-bowl because of technical glitches). Waste of money and staff do not care at all. Overall terrible experience- go somewhere else.
Written 21 February 2020
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Kiwi As Pav
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Family
We took our children aged 3 to 17 years bowling here in the school holidays. There were quite a few other families bowling at the time. The service was a little slow - it seemed understaffed. We enjoyed our bowling, though we only played one game. We had to pay full price because of it being holidays, even though the specials were still advertised on the website. However we were able to use our Entertainment book voucher and the prices were cheaper than other places we contacted. I like the fact that Bowlarama do not have music videos playing and the music is not as loud as at some other bowling venues. It is less overwhelming and one can have a conversation without having to shout.
Written 8 January 2020
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WilsonFamilyNz
Pleasant Point, New Zealand579 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Family
Went there today, place was filthy, went to take kids to Trampoline Area, paid for them then got charged to watch, I’m a tetraplegic and the guy asked me if I was bouncing, stupid question to ask. Went in Food everywhere, kids started bouncing and went in foam pit, we proceeded to spend next 10 minutes digging foam from their eyes as it’s old and breaking everywhere. Honestly stay away from this place it’s a joke compared to many other ones we have visited New Zealand wide.
Written 9 October 2019
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Lisa J
80 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Family
Went bowling on a Sunday morning so it was cheap. Nice clean friendly place. It also has trampolines, cafe kids blow up world etc.
Written 5 October 2017
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Lynne P
Featherston, New Zealand84 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2016 • Friends
We went there for our Christmas work "do". I'm glad I wasn't paying. Customer Service doesn't exist. The most helpful person was the guy issuing the shoes. The food (shared platters) was unbelievably poor. All fried chips, fish bites, chicken somethings. Gross. Thank the Lord I don't eat meat. We got our "package" with a deal online - Grabone or Groupon or something similar. Would NEVER go again. If you do dare to go, and want a pizza, make sure you order it at least a day in advance so that they can go and buy the pizza - or stuff to make the pizza, whatever. Grim in every sense of the world
Written 1 January 2017
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