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9 - 12 St Catherines Terrace, Brighton BN3 2RZ , England
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Smart Sea View
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Bonchurch, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smart 'basic' accommodation with acceptable services, breakfast option was welcoming. The twin-bedded room was comfortable but was marred by the noise from the 'dormitory' accommodation. Good value and service came in several languages so foreign patrons would have little problem with communication

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London, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

45 min walk from the center, the showers are bad, the room we were in had one window broken, the breakfast is really bad, there are mould a bit everywhere, we stayed only one night. It's ok for one night but nor for more...

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Trinec, Czech Republic
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Location very near the beach, but a little far from city center. Room was clean with private bathroom, television and large windows. Breakvast was included in the price. Unfortunately, Wi-fi didn't work in the room. Great price/performance ratio.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

First room they put me in the tv didn't work. I was moved to another room quickly so no complaints there.... The whole building has a sweaty, alcoholic odour to it and seems to be populated by middle aged men in dirty clothes and baseball caps...all holding the customary beer can. All hanging about by the front door. Bed was... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
13 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is a mix between hostel and hotel, basic, simple no thrills…it does exactly what it say on the tin (so to speak.) I arrived at 11pm and left by 8am the next morning so my review covers the following. Front Desk: The staff here were very friendly despite the time of day and very helpful. It was a good... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We were here for my stag weekend, so it fit the bill perfectly. Budget prices and relatively comfortable but more important for me the room was very clean, so clean the chrome has been rubbed away from the taps down to the copper! It may not do for a honeymoon but for a cheap stay in an expensive city it's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Came here for an overnight stay for my sister's hen party. It was over a bank holiday and all other hotels were too expensive at over double the price of Smart Sea View. We stayed in the hotel section rather than the hostel. From reviews were expecting the worse but as only there for 1 night took a chance. All... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

One night stay at twenty quid per person can't really be argued with when on a budget. I was expecting cheap and cheerful. However in reality it was cheap and grim. Upon arrival a rude receptionist greeted us and gave us our bedding for the evening, which we had to bring down ourselves in the morning. The A4 print out... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stayed here as a group of 3 girls, for a 2 night trip in Brighton - Comedy Festival and night out! Staff seemed helpful enough and were happy to help. We booked via booking.com and annoyingly it says that there is free car parking - there isn't!! You have to pay £5 a day and get up at 9am to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is one of the cheapest places in town. I've rented a bed in a dorm with 15 beds per room. Shared the room with some heavily wasted students, with bottles of vodka on the floor and loud music all night. Well, that's what you get if you stay in a cheap dormitory, so just be aware what you're buying.... More 

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Address: 9 - 12 St Catherines Terrace, Brighton BN3 2RZ , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 235
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