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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked a six bed dorm out for nye for 2 nights, hostel was very basic just bunk beds in room which was on top floor & very cold. Pool table in lobby & common room , toast & tea for breakfast, mainly party goers & back packers, staff were friendly enough , not a great experience but we only...

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Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- Its a Hostel, so dont expect much in terms of luxury - Booked due a clubbing night with 10 mates and booked a 16 people room, which gave us the whole room to ourselves - Bunk beds in all the rooms, and we had a on suite toliet, shower/bath so all the essiantials was there - Bit of a...

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Titchfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night recently, the hotel is quite tired and needs a good clean, the breakfast was cold and inedible apart from the pastries. We arrived late in the evening and went straight to sleep, next morning we noticed that the TV was damaged, reported it to reception when we checked out early the next morning. The hotel...

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1Thank PLonsdale850
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 20, 2016

very cheap place to stay excellent value, a deposit of £10, is handed over when you check in which is refunded, in addition to your fee for the night, breakfast is basic toast coffee jam, cereals and juices, i stayed in a 18 bed dorm, the bed was comfy, a bathroom was in the room with a toilet, which is...

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1Thank sadams22016
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 19, 2016

We stayed in a double room, the room is basic but nice , the bed was really big and comfortable, staff is lovely and they are very helpful. Location is great, shops and restaurant 5 minutes walk from the hotel, and it's right on the beach. I would definitively reccomend this hotel, it's cheaper than most hotels in Brighton. I'm...

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1Thank lily8892
Roma
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Cheap and warm. A good atmosphere. Many young people. You can't rely on the continental breakfast :you get just some milk and cereals, toasts and jam. Anyway, because you pay little money, you can' t pretend much more.

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1Thank V. Michele S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Dilapidated. Lousy service. Breakfast was inedible. The room tired, filthy and the bed was uncomfortable. The wifi is ropy. It is a a poor quality hostel with some dodgy tenants. (thus the need to depand a £10 key depoit at check in)

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Six Mile Bottom, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 5, 2016

7 of us stayed here for a stag and if I am being totally honest it was absolutely perfect for what we needed it for. Compared to the other accomm in Brighton it was obviously a cheap hostel not an expensive hotel, so we had an idea what to expect.. and I have to say the expectations were exceeded. Both...

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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Great for working on a budget. Polite staff and great facilities. I was on a hike from Doncaster to Brighton and stayed here for 2 nights. I highly recommend this for backpackers visiting Brighton. Definitely would stay again. Thanks guys. Phil.

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Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there as a solo female traveller and I just wouldn't recommend. There are a lot of weird and interesting characters that stay there and I would stay out in town at night just to avoid going back. The beds are surprisingly comfortable but the bathrooms are horrible. Breakfast is free but one of the worst meals I have...

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Additional Information about Smart Sea View

Address: 9-12 St. Catherines Terrace, Brighton BN3 2RZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: $18 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Smart Sea View 2*
Number of rooms: 235
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“Make sure you have a big group so you can have a room to yourself”
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“ask what rooms are available when you book,”
 of 5 bubbles sadams22016, Nov 20, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floor are more quiet than the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles lily8892, Nov 19, 2016 | Read review
“Not to be taken those looking main road: too noisy.”
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