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SoBo Brighton

3.0 of 5 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
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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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We wanted a cheap and cheerful place to stay while visiting family in Brighton. Unfortunately SOBO proved to be neither. At £98 for a double room we were at least expecting something on a par with a B&B, however, we found ourselves ot what appeared to be a hostel for drug users and alcoholics. Upon arrival in a dark and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Oh dear where do I start...?? Wish I'd read the reviews online and booked somewhere else but I figured 3 star would be decent (other hotels that came up on my Expedia search were only 2 star for the same price so I was tricked into booking this one ugh! big mistake!). We paid £106 for a double room for... More 

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Where to start.... The common area was like a dungeon with dim lighting and lagging wifi (the only place you could get wifi in the entire hostel). Uninformed staff who didn't know where the switch board was to reset when the kitchen power went out, taking over an hour to resolve. 2 am check ins and constant bed swapping, making... More 

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The reception and lounge was dark and grim. Didn't feel very welcoming. Didn't like the idea of triple bunks. Bit OTT with the lengthy security code to get into the room. Maybe a card would be better? Don't I don't get me wrong, I don't expect much for £15 a night but I've stayed in nicer for the same price... More 

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We spent two nights here in September on a weekend. It's just what I would have expected really - bunk beds (there were 3 of us), a desk, kettle and tea making goodies, toiletries for shower, towels and a TV. The room was clean and the shower worked fine, no noisy plumbing. The street was quiet and we parked in... More 

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Address: 11 Seafield Road, Brighton BN3 2TN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — SoBo Brighton 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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