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Journeys Brighton Hostel

1.0 of 5 Hostel   |   33 Richmond Place, Brighton BN2 9NA, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Having travelled extensively in my 25 years I have stayed in quite a few hostels. Never as aweful as this one. Average rooms and location are acceptable in a cheap hostel but my god I couldn't have asked for worse in service and cleanliness. Bathroom was appalling. Floor was drenched in water from the showers and the ceilings were covered... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed in many hostels before, but this was an absolute dive. Very unclean, toilets often unusable. Showers very mouldy - it took persuasion to even get into them. Breakfast was incredibly simple, but I wouldn't expect much different for the price. Overall experience would have been acceptable had they paid ME the value of the room to stay.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was my first experience of staying in a hostel, and it will certainly be my last. Reception is very good, booking in was easy and we went off to our room. The room was on the very top floor up many staircases. At the top of the stairs we discovered that the bathrooms on our floor were out of... More

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

I had stayed at this hostel previous but never thought I would write or mention anything about the staff. Undoubtedly they are the best I have come across during my travels. The hostel itself needs a bit of work specially the showers, but apart from that I cannot fault the location and the excellent service I received from the staff.

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I´d stayed in this hostel for one night and even when that was 18bed dorm, I felt very secure. I was very satisfied even with the staff. Everybody was so friendly, helpful and they was willing to give me tips and advices when I needed something know. I really recomend to visit this hostel - prices, staff, enviroment - the... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My cousin and I stayed in this hostel for two nights and whilst Brighton was great, this hostel was dreadful. We didn't have high expectations of the hostel but when we arrived it was far worse than we had anticipated. The toilets smelt and were dirty, to the extent where we chose to use public toilets instead of using them... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Hi well I arrived in journeys hostel on a Friday night and thought wow amazing people chatting and my bed was good then from Saturday it all changed.. The night manager Adam was all moody and not talking as much as before?? All the travelling guests were amazing.. Anyway on Saturday I got in my room someone had moved all... More

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

At first , we were skeptical ... But after the 1st night we fell on love !! Staff are amazing and beds are comfy !! Stated four nights .. Showers aren't the best but you get what you pay for ! Hate people who complain after all it is the cheapest there ... What do you except ! I loved... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at journeys for the great escape festival in Brighton for 4 nights. Amazing, kind and helpful people that work and live there permanently. Beds are comfy, breakfast is good for value and the location is central to everything in Brighton like the seafront, Laines and train station. Had so much fun and would definitely go back! If you... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed one night for a place to crash after a gig. Our reservation was "lost" when we got there so we kindly waited for them to sort it out. When we went up to the room, our sheets and pillows were missing. The room and bathrooms were not clean and no toilet paper either. Room was shabby and not... More

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Ricardo D, Manager at Journeys Brighton Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. We have numerous long staying guests, some staying for years at a time and this is the first time I've heard someone say that they have contracted 'Scabies'. This is incredibly surprising as our sheets are washed to the highest standards - you also say that you got this weeks after staying here so really,... More

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Address: 33 Richmond Place, Brighton BN2 9NA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Journeys Brighton Hostel 1*
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