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Reviews of SoBo House Brighton

Hostel | 11 Seafield Road, Brighton, England BN3 2TN

73.5% Overall Rating

402 out of 513 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (01/08/2014)

"Enjoyed the friedliness of the staff and the nice people next door. nice atmosphere overall."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry service
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.66
  • Towel USD 1.66

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Bank Holiday (Friday - Monday) rates subject to surcharge. Website Cancellation Policy - 48 hours notice prior to 10am on the day of arrival is required - for group bookings of four people or more we require 7 days notice - In the event of a no-show without cancellation we reserve the right to charge your credit card to a maximum of your first two night's stay. An admin fee of 10% will be charged for all cancelations.

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73.5%

Overall Rating

402 out of 513 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'SoBo House Brighton'

Atmosphere
71.2%
Location
70.4%
Facilities
70.4%
Cleanliness
67.2%
Staff
79.2%
Value
72.8%
Safety
83.2%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Stacey Dawoes

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

12 August 2014 Stacey would recommend this property

Liked: worth the money. good close to beach and shops and stuff

Disliked: difficult to find and no parking

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

Cheryl Ferrari

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

01 August 2014 Cheryl would recommend this property

Liked: enjoyable visit, i would return

Disliked: more facilities should be avalaible - more vending machines and games fro the rainy days

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

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

01 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Enjoyed the friedliness of the staff and the nice people next door. nice atmosphere overall.

Disliked: Not as close to town as i thought. transport avalaibe

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

Hollie Gavin

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

16 July 2014 Hollie would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were very helpful and seemed to know the area well and the people there were really friendly too, good atmosphere.

Disliked: Was a bit pricey but there was a festival on, so I guess everywhere was.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Jeff Jackson

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

20 June 2014 Jeff would recommend this property

Liked: Coded access was good.

Disliked: Bathroom was a bit small

51.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Salma McLeod

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

28 May 2014

Liked: The fact that you have a code to get in and out

Disliked: The volume on tv didn't work, the slats kept coming out of the bed base making sleep very uncomfortable and bedding was ripped. The bedroom was freezing cold and heating wasn't working

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Shopping

27 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The room is spacious and very secure

Disliked: The free wifi was not very good

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

25 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: staff very helpfull

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

40.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 40%

Maureen Tumelty

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

19 May 2014

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Dirty

25.7%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Janessa Smith

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

11 May 2014

Liked: Only good thing about this hostel was that it was only about 20 minutes from downtown brighton

Disliked: Everything. The reception staff was rude an not helpful. The girl gave us all the wrong door codes, had no idea what bus to take into brighton, they were very uneducated. Hostel was old, run down, dark and depressing. Not worth the money at all

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 April 2014

Liked: Cheap and cheerful

Disliked: Bit untidy

37.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

07 April 2014

Liked: Staff were helpful.

Disliked: As above

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

30 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: If you're looking for somewhere to sleep for the night, this is perfect.

Disliked: It is soooo far away from brighton city centre.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

15 March 2014

Liked: Cheap rates, comfortable bed.

Disliked: The dull atmosphere and smell of the downstairs room, temperature of the room too cold, staff language barrier (terrible knowledge of English)

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

13 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Hired a bike and location was great for taking a nice ride along the sea :) Friendly people and good atmosphere!

Disliked: Nothing really... I cant say about staff as I only met one guy

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

04 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean and nice place.

Disliked: Bit further from where I needed to be but buses are good and taxis inexpensive.

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

Reggie Anderson

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Shopping

13 January 2014 Reggie would recommend this property

Liked: Good hostel, staff were helpful and knowledgeable on what to do while in Brighton. I would stay again

Disliked: The wall between mine and next room was a little thin, could hear them talking late...

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

Beth Moss

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

08 January 2014 Beth would recommend this property

Liked: Good facilities, kitchen is well equipped and plenty of communal dining/seating room.

Disliked: The beds were a bit creaky but what do you expect for £10 a night?

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

Jim Trueman

Alone

Events / festivals

03 January 2014 Jim would recommend this property

Liked: Good location with easy access to buses into town, and secure which was important for me travelling alone - you had to use a code to get in and out.

Disliked: Cookers are only on at certain times,

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

23 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The place itself was great!

Disliked: Room was a little messy when I arrived - other guests things all over the place

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Only stayed for a night, breakfast in the morning was good!

Disliked: Bed was very squeaky, but not uncomfortable. There were a few loud guests when i stayed too :(

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

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

15 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great stay after a work Christmas party - will use again.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

03 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Lovely place and I felt very safe here - security codes on all the doors and people on duty 24hrs.

Disliked: Nothing!

57.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

02 December 2013

Liked: Very cheap for Brighton. Good wifi and control over who enters the building

Disliked: Dark, dirty, smelly. Beds aren't very clean and comfortable. Basically what you get for paying such a low price to stay in a very expensive city. Location very close to sea, and close to bus to city centre. But quite the long walk

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Visiting friends or family

01 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Accommodation adequate, rooms, toilets, showers clean, helpful staff, good security.

Disliked: Breakfast served only from 9.30 to 10 a.m. too late and inflexible. Room had slightly unpleasant institutional smell. Dismal decor with floor boards painted grey