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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
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
6 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

Typical hostel low frills place. Cheap cheerful small bunk beds no curtains meaning as soon as its light your wide awake. Be aware of the hidden charges also £10 deposit per room key and an extra charge if you go over checkout time. Still for £18 a night its what you expect.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The beds & facilities are acceptable. Breakfast can be ok. Longer term residents tend to behave in a disgusting manner. It can be one of the best hostels offering dorms in the South. There is a £10 key deposit & no free luggage store -what can be annoying early in the morning. There is a vary of shops & stores... More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were very friendly on arrival. We didn't know where to park and they told us we would have to park on the roads and pay on a meter which we were quite worried about but it turned out to be 5 pound for 24 hours which wasn't bad at all. Paid our deposit and got our key card. Found... More 

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Bonchurch, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

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 December 31, 2014

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
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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 via mobile

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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58 helpful votes 58 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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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

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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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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