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Reviews of Grapevine North Laine

Hostel | 29 - 30 North road, Brighton, England BN1 1YB

77.6% Overall Rating

178 out of 214 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (08/04/2014)

Alejandro Márquez Seco thinks…

"The athmosphere, the people living there were very friendly and everyone seemed to enjoy socialicing and meeting each others,"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

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 OPEN 10AM-8PM PLEASE BE AWARE WE CANNOT CHECK YOU IN OUTSIDE THESE HOURS

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77.6%

Overall Rating

178 out of 214 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Grapevine North Laine'

Atmosphere
76.8%
Location
96.0%
Facilities
68.8%
Cleanliness
64.8%
Staff
85.6%
Value
73.6%
Safety
77.6%
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94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

25 January 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location, friendly staff

Disliked: N/A

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

10 January 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really friendly staff and the owner was awesome, complete kitchen, free wifi, good location and nice atmosphere in general

Disliked: The showers either blasted freezing cold or boiling hot water and it was inconvenient after 8 when the main entrance was closed and you had to walk outside to get into the other half of the building.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Virag Varga

Alone

Partying / nightlife

28 November 2010

Liked: Good place to stay after a night out.

Disliked: It was freezing cold, no hot water.

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

Dora Balode

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

30 September 2010 Dora would recommend this property

Liked: Location, staff is really friendly

Disliked: Dora left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Yuliyana Kirova

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 September 2010 Yuliyana would recommend this property

Liked: Graeat Location!!!

Disliked: Yuliyana left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

20 September 2010

Liked: location

Disliked: bed was not at all comfortable, felt like there were springs sticking into me all night, the common area was closed at 9:30pm each night (but i think they have now made it 11pm) moving about the place was very hard, to get to certain areas at certain times u had to leave the building

54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference

17 September 2010

Liked: Location

Disliked: Showers were weak, kitchen closes at 8pm, TV room closes at 9pm.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

11 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Central location, very helpful staff, cheap!!

Disliked: No breakfast provided but there are facilities to make your own. Also no towel hire but the staff managed to find us one when we asked!

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

WEN FANG

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Shopping

08 September 2010 WEN would recommend this property

Liked: very nice

Disliked: none

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

ESRA DEMIRKOL

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break

02 September 2010 ESRA would recommend this property

Liked: Grapevine north Laine has a lovely and friendly atmosphere with a perfect location. It is not on the seafront but at the very centre of the lively street,full of pubs,restaurants,colorful streets,colorful people and shopping centres. There are a few pubs just next to the hostel:)

Disliked: ESRA left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

26 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice place

Disliked: nothing

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

25 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice rooms and good view. you are only one street away from bars pubs and shops.

Disliked: cold water (shower)

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

Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture
Relaxation/spa

12 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was extremely accomodating in helping me get my bearings in the town when i first arrived. The rooms were clean and the beds were pre-made.

Disliked: The common bathrooms often were dirty, probably because so many people shared a bathroom.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

12 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location and friendliness of staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife

10 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Atmosphere was very nice and friendly.

Disliked: Nothing important.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture
Shopping

03 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Locatie

Disliked: -

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

02 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Steve who runs the hostel is a real character and quite helpful

Disliked: The showers were pretty average but no worse than any other hostel that I have stayed in and only due to the water pressure, they were clean enough.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Joanna Crowhurst

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

11 July 2010 Joanna would recommend this property

Liked: It was very close to the seafront and had everything we needed. 24 hour access gave us enough freedom.

Disliked: the fire alarm kept going off one day and the toilets were out of order.

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

Clive Webster

Alone

City break

09 July 2010 Clive would recommend this property

Liked: Someone was there to greet and show me around.

Disliked: nothing

60.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

04 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I like the location. You are in the Centre of Brighton

Disliked: I dislike the price increasing during the weekend: I paid 30 gbp per night :-(

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Relaxation/spa

01 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked everything about this hostel: The staff was very forthcoming and friendly, the central location was perfect for a walk in the city and at the same time just a walk of some minutes away from the beach. The hostel had everything a hostel basically needs and was very cheap. Perfect!

Disliked: Nothing.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Husrav Raupov

27 June 2010 Husrav would recommend this property

Liked: everything

Disliked: Husrav left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

22 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location in the Lanes of Brighton

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

12 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: We stayed for 3 nights in 4 bed room. The kitchen is quite small, they turn off gas at 20:00. There are just 2 wc and showers for half of the house. Sometimes there is not enough of hot water in the shower and the flow is pretty weak. Reception is closed and there is no staff from 20:00 to 9:00. Generally, pretty nice hostel, helpful staff, cleanliness is ok, affordable price. P.S. one receptionist brings his friend's dog to work (the cutest dog I've ever seen).

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

xinjin liang

02 June 2010 xinjin would recommend this property

Liked: The staff there are very nice and friendly~~~And the room is clean and tidy~~

Disliked: xinjin left no negative feedback.