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Reviews of The Grapevine Seafront

Hostel | 75/76 Middle Street, Brighton, England BN1 1al

75.1% Overall Rating

257 out of 364 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/04/2015)

Dan Jukes thinks…

"Location is great as descriptions accurate. Perfect for a one night or weekend stop over."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Reception (limited hours)

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 1.51

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

************* Important information to guaranty your booking **************** The sec code of your card and the “valid from date” must be sent by email after booking to the hostel, hostel's email address can be found in your booking confirmation. Without this information this property cannot guaranty your room. Reception hours: Mon - Sat 09:00-20:00 Sun 09:00-18:00 Group bookings larger than 6 must be paid 7 days prior to arrival.

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75.1%

Overall Rating

257 out of 364 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'The Grapevine Seafront'

Atmosphere
68.0%
Location
93.6%
Facilities
64.0%
Cleanliness
66.4%
Staff
86.4%
Value
74.4%
Safety
72.8%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

09 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Right by the seafront,charming location and staff! A vibrant hostel with the friendliest guests,had a lovely 3 days there.

Disliked: Whilst sharing with an (unwell) guest,it took a little longer than it should have to clear up her vomit-the smell gradually got worse over the course of our stay!

40.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

02 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free WiFi (but only by the reception) and excellent location in the town center.

Disliked: it was very dirty (pubic hair and more in the beds...) the staff was extremely unfriendly on the phone latest check-in is 9pm. if you are late they keep the money. no parking (24 h parking in the car park two blocks down the road costs between 23 and 30 pound!) you have to bring towels (you can get one from the reception for 1 pound) horrible beds. (you can feel the springs)

54.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

25 July 2010

Liked: Location

Disliked: It was cramped. The lights in the en suite wasn't working so had to shower etc in the dark. It was also difficult to sleep because of the noise from outside and inside.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Joao Paulo Fernandes

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Romantic getaway

07 July 2010 Joao Paulo would recommend this property

Liked: It´s very close to the sea, very good location! Staff are very friendly.

Disliked: I didn´t like to carry my bags 4 floors up using the stairs, they doesn´t have a lift. The kitchen was dirty.

20.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

City break

06 July 2010

Liked: It was disgusting.

Disliked: It smelt.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

01 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: So close to the sea and the peir

Disliked: The lighting in the rooms and in the bathroom isn't great and the windows are really rather drafty.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference

28 June 2010

Liked: Staff on the desk (a nice young man) was very friendly and helpful and went the extra mile by providing us with a kettle.

Disliked: room is located directly above an all night pub. We only managed to get about 3/4 hours sleep a night. Ok if you are there to club all night but we were there to attend a 3 day conference - not good.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Lauren Watson

27 June 2010 Lauren would recommend this property

Liked: Good location. Clean beds no where in the room to secure belongings. Great staff!! Thankyou!

Disliked: Lauren left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Holly Brooks

27 June 2010 Holly would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: Holly left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

20 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The shower only drizzled out, a bit disappointing.Also there was a strange vibration in the room most of the night. It was a bit noisey but what do you expect for the location.But it was clean and tidy, the location is fantastic.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

16 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: this hostel was great! i will definately stay here if i'm going to be in brighton again.. the location is very strategic. can easily go to the beach which is just a few steps away and to its town as well. the room is just nice and simple and also clean! i am really statisfy with my stay at the hostel and i will definately recommend this hostel to others! =)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Edward Pieters

07 June 2010 Edward would recommend this property

Liked: excellent location opposite Pier and seafront

Disliked: Edward left no negative feedback.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Stephen Marsden

24 May 2010 Stephen would recommend this property

Liked: It was cheap, ive marked bad on atmosphere and facilities as there are none to write about!Its not fun as there is no communal area so its boring.But like it says it is basic, so its ok for a short stay, and the reception staff are friendly.

Disliked: Stephen left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Customer review

24 May 2010

Liked: Location was good and its cheaper than a hotel. But I've stayed in a lot of hostels all around the world and this was up there with the worst.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Ricky Johnston

23 May 2010

Liked: the position was good but the drunks at the eatery down stairs make it imposable to sleep before 7am

Disliked: Ricky left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

21 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the people (staff), the location, the price, the cleanliness.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

16 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location was excellent, staff were really helpful & friendly and I was lucky enough to share the dorm with some really nice people.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

31.4%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 80% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

09 May 2010

Liked: staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

John Smith

07 May 2010 John would recommend this property

Liked: Great location in the city centre and on the seafront. Very reasonably priced. It was clean and tidy and i especially like that my bed was made up for me with clean linen when i arrived. Reception and common areas are very trendy and the staff are helpfully when looking for things to do and places to see in Brighton.When visiting Brighton again i will be sure to stay at the grapevine seafront.

Disliked: John left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

03 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Perfect location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

25 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The place was ok.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

04 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything was fine except the lady that was on the reception, who was very rude.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

16 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was super cheap and a GREAT location, not the cleanest but definitely worth the money. I would stay there again.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Timothy Pendlebury

07 March 2010 Timothy would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, at very good price

Disliked: Timothy left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Kirstie Millis

03 March 2010 Kirstie would recommend this property

Liked: location, friendly staff

Disliked: Kirstie left no negative feedback.