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Brighton Youth Hostel by the Sea

11 Seafield Road | Lower Ground Floor Entrance, Hove BN3 2TN, England (Formerly SoBo Brighton)
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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

arrived in a rainy evening, the staff (young lady that evening) was polite, friendly and service conscious. The hostel itself offers good value for the price, rooms and beds are ok, had not objections about cleanness in rooms, bathroom or kitchen.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am so thankful that I only had to stay one night. I slept in a 16 room dorm which was fine, but what made it terrible was the bed sheets were dirty, the storage spaces by each bed were all filled up and one of them smelled like something had died inside. The breakfast choices were very limited; toast,... More 

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Rampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Hostel is in a great location that is only walking distance from the beach and seafront. Sobo has good customer service and facilities at a fair price. Would highly recommend for large groups such as stag do's.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The lady in the recepcion was very kind and helpfull. If you are going to stay there for a few days I reccomend it the only problem was that it takes like 20 or 15 minutes to the center by bus and like one hour by foot

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The Sobo Hostel is situated a little less than an hour (by foot) away from the Brighton pier. A huge Tesco is just like ten minutes away, the beach around five minutes. The staff is friendly, our room (a six bed dorm without en suite bathroom) quite spacious, unfortunately the toilet and shower facilities aren't too great. As we were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

what you get on the tin - I would stay again for sure with friends. I stayed in a 4 dorm with no complaints. £6 taxi in to central or easy straight forward 20 minute walk. great cafe near for the morning.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Four of us stayed in the studio room rather than in the main bit of the hostel- it was a though a separate entrance just next door. The room itself was lovely, had a bathroom and kitchen and comfortably fit us all. It's worth noting that one of the beds was a sofa bed and the other one was a... More 

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

clean comfortable hostel. However they tried to pre charge the rate before i arrived. After a call to bookings.com they did refund the payment back to my card. when we arrived we had to wait 20 mins for them to open up the reception after a call to bookings .com. The reception said she had to check the rooms first.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Booked through Hostelworld for 3 nights for me and a friend. Had never been to Brighton before so did not know what to expect Upon Arrival staff where friendly and very welcoming. Anything i needed they provided and their advise was always good, IE what trains we could get, bus numbers etc We where booked into a 10 bed dorm... More 

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Cranfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

I was not expecting luxury for the price I paid, and I did not get it. Although the corridor bathrooms are tiny, the hostel is overly ok; clean, helpful staff, some common areas, etc. A very basic breakfast is included on the price, which is nice. The area is kind of far from Brighton's downtown, but the neighborhood has plenty... More 

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SoBo House 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. Facilities : WiFi, plasma-screen movie room, kitchen, dining areas, garden, laundry - everything your discerning resident could ask for We pride ourselves on offering all the facilities of a great serviced apartment, but in an informal atmosphere at bargain prices. Location : Close to central Brighton, but far away enough to guarantee a quiet night's sleep. We're situated on a lovely historic residential street just a minute walk up from the seafront, near a large supermarket and many language schools. It's a fifteen minute walk to Brighton centre or one minute to the bus stop. Rooms : Super-clean, ultra secure, with plenty of space. Our rooms range from single to quadruple with female-only options, all with en-suite, secure 24-hour access and a sleep-easy quiet residential location. Atmosphere : Friendly bilingual staff and happy guests are what make our hostel go around. We've made sure there are plenty of communal areas to meet your fellow guests or just relax with a book or movie. We get fantastic feedback from people who have had the time of their lives staying at SoBo Sound good? We're looking forward to checking you in, so get in touch Please note : * Bank Holiday (Friday - Monday) rates subject to surcharge Check out time is 10:00 (can be extended) Check in time is after 15.00 (luggage can be dropped in earlier) For group bookings of 4 people or more - we require 7 days notice prior to 10am on the day of arrival for a valid cancellation Pre-authorisation of credit and debits cards All cards are pre-authorized to the value depending on the cancellation terms applicable ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brighton Youth Hostel by the Sea

Address: 11 Seafield Road | Lower Ground Floor Entrance, Hove BN3 2TN, England (Formerly SoBo Brighton)
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Hove
Price Range: $22 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brighton Youth Hostel by the Sea 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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Sobo Brighton Hotel Brighton
Brighton Youth Hostel By The Sea Hove, Brighton And Hove, UK
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