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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 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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Bremen, Germany
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The metal bunk beds squeak and shake when the person sleeping in the top or bottom bunk turns around in their sleep, a good night's sleep is impossible. My friend and I were informed just a few hours before we arrived that they had messed up our booking and we therefore wouldn't get the room we booked, but a cheaper... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was good, had ensuite which was a luxury, situation of hostel was A1 as it was close to all the nightlife and bars which were all in walking distance, only 15 minute walk to Brighton town centre which was handy as I was working in Brighton town centre. Room was clean and presentable.no curfews can come and go as... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worst curtain I have ever seen, in fact it was only half a curtain. Noisiest cat fight I have ever heard not hostels fault, noisiest sea gulls I have ever heard again not hostels fault. Beds not ideal for 16.5 stone old men to climb into but I slept OK. Bedding a bit rough! On-suite toilet cramped and the door... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As long as you understand what you are doing when you book this hostel, you will be fine. If you are looking for accommodation with covering on the floorboards, or a curtain that fits the bedroom window, or a lampshade on your light, or a tv in your room, or complementary towels, or tea and coffee making facilities, then book... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and three friends stayed in this hostel for what should of been two nights but ended up only staying for one as the first night was a nightmare, we were working in Brighton, doing security for gay pride festival which was very long hours , we were split up in two dormitories ,do not know why as we had... More 

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SoBoBrighton, Manager at SoBo Brighton, responded to this review

Oh dear – horror hotel because? From what we understand Sylar8 it was you who had got into the wrong bed ! It was an 8 bed dorm and all beds were sold – there were no vacant beds The “foreign male” ((a highly educated teacher from Slovenia) informed us that when he pointed out that you were in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Worst hostel I've stayed at. Showers are terrible, beds way too squeaky, had people doing coke and other drugs in my dorm and there was nearly a fight at 4am. Hostel doesn't even have a map and charges for bad breakfast. And it's not in brighton either it's in hove. Took us 30 min to walk from the coach station... More 

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Just come back from an overnight stay at this hostel. It was probably the worst place I have ever stopped. For over 50 years I have stopped at youth hostels throughout southern England and always had pleasant experiences. This was something else. On arrival we were greeted by a small reception area crowded with left luggage. Check in was a... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place cost us over €100 per night for a double room stinking of old smoke with windows needing enormous strength to open and covered with milky foil to avoid looking out or looking in - the top part of the windows was absolutely filthy. The bed was extremely uncomfortable and I wouldn't be surprised if the bedding hadn't been... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Interesting to see this place has so many negative reviews. Because it cost about £4 more than a campsite to stay here. Just saying... The fact is, the place is very cheap if you go for the basic option. This means that it will inevitably attract tramps. However, I would have serious objections to giving money to any organisation that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner stayed here for 2 nights in May. We are both 17 and read that it was a 15 minute walk from central Brighton but it was NOT. We both have trekked through jungles and are prepared to walk however it took us 45mins-1 hour. However apart from this and the pictures definitely not matching what it... More 

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SoBoBrighton, Manager at SoBo Brighton, responded to this review

Location – is 2.4Km from club land – 22 minute walk or 5 minutes bus ride – hostels slap bang in the town centre have extortionate parking fees and the noise at night can be high - The City of Brighton and Hove are a unitary authority and have been for years http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowUserReviews-g186273-d1986903-r159826235-SoBo_Brighton-Brighton_East_Sussex_England.html# More 

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