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SoBo Brighton

11 Seafield Road, Brighton BN3 2TN, England
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Hawkhurst, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Agree with all the other reviews here. Not worth the £99 for a double bedroom - we could have stayed in the Royal Albion for £10 less. The only plus point was friendly reception staff (who were probably foreign students or similar, working there part-time to subsidise their studies). It's a very poorly kept youth hostel in Hove (not Brighton).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The hostel provides friendly, helpful service and are happy to help however they can. The prices are unbeatable and as long as your willing to be considerate of others during your stay, I think this is a great place for anybody just needing a cost effective place to stay which I would definitely recommend.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

me and my two bandmates have been in sobo for a month now, It's great. you get to know all the chilled out people of brighton. very down to earth and friendly. easy going place sobo. main disapointment is i'm not the ping pong champion yet! :D Thank you!

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

-Dark and dingy reception, full of people's belongings - what I can only assume is most of their household possessions. - When we walked in we found a young girl in a long conversation with the receptionist - it appeared that she was looking to live there almost permanently. Which was worrying because... - There was a variety of older... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Dirty no WiFi no showers. No clean bedding would have been treated better in a prison. Horrible staff. Stay well clear. This place charges 10 per night but frankly they should pay me 10 a night for sleeping in that filthy dirty room they call a backpackers dorm. I only wish there was a way I could get them closed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

The hostel is not for anything about youth, it is more like a shelter for older men,i really bot planning to go back, the promotions were confusing and they ended up making me pay more than the promotion, it is kind of far for the money they charge, and yes it was clean, and one of the receptionist was very... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Would not recommend staying here. The light in the dorm share was broken and even though we asked reception to deal with it a number of times (other people in our room did so too), it was not fixed but instead we were given one single small lamp for an already very dingy room with 10 people staying. Staff weren't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

a friend of mine recommended this hostel because its near to the beach. He did an awesome recommendation. This hostel is great. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room we stayed in was quite spacious and clean. Lovely atmosphere. My friends and i enjoyed our stay here :) Not expensive... free breakfast... simplicity at its best! Thank you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This review will be fairly long so if you don’t want to read it all here is my verdict – DO NOT EVEN CONSIDER THIS HOSTEL!! I would not have given this even one star if that was an option. 3 friends and myself had booked a group room for one night over the bank holiday weekend. We arrived in... More 

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SoBoBrighton, Manager at SoBo Brighton, responded to this review

Are we a bail hostel? NO it is certainly not - SoBo offers budget accommodation providing both private hotel rooms with breakfast served daily and self-catered accommodation in value for money hostel style lodgings with modern en suite rooms. Whether you're looking for a single night or a few months stay, check in for our superb facilities and flexible terms... More 

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A lovely little find, only improved with the addition of a fourth table tennis bat. As soon as mankind discovers a cure for Cat Aids, I'll be back................................................................

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