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Reviews of Journeys Brighton Hostel

Hostel | 33 Richmond Place, Brighton, England BN2 9NA

64.2% Overall Rating

191 out of 245 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/02/2015)

Mark Lester thinks…

"Excellent choice for stag do where a bed and a bit of breakfast was our only priority. Close to station, pubs and seafront."

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Communal kitchen
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

Hostelbookers Sale Please note that all sales bookings are final and non-refundable. Payment protection is also not available in connection with these bookings. In the event that you cancel your booking the accommodation provider shall be entitled to charge your card for the total outstanding costs of your booking. All rooms that are included in the sale are identified in their room type as [“Sale Non Refundable”]. For 10+ people, group terms and conditions apply, please see groups details for more information or contact the hostel. Group Booking: Different Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy apply to group bookings (15+ people). Visitjourneys.com Ltd. Groups Department will contact you after you have made a group booking (15+ people) with Terms and Conditions and an Invoice. No one under the age of 18 are permitted to stay at Journeys Brighton Hostel unless accompanied by an Adult of 18 years and above. If in doubt the guest should contact the Hostel for confirmation of this restriction prior to booking there stay.

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64.2%

Overall Rating

191 out of 245 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Journeys Brighton Hostel'

Atmosphere
60.0%
Location
84.8%
Facilities
54.4%
Cleanliness
46.4%
Staff
71.2%
Value
66.4%
Safety
66.4%
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80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

02 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good Location

Disliked: No Parking

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

02 May 2011

Liked: good location; felt safe.

Disliked: the Journeys website said "in room lockers", but there were none in our room. A little disappointing.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

City break

01 May 2011

Liked: the staff was nice even there there was really trouble going on

Disliked: THERE WERE NO CLEAN SHEETS!!! I HAD TO SLEEP ON A RUBBER MATRESS WITHOUT PILLOW AND A USED DUVET!!! HAD TO FIGHT A LOT TO GET ONLY 20% MONEY BACK when i arrived they wanted to take more money from me than on my print out from hosetlbookers

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

26 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: that the bunks had individual power sockets and curtains for privacy.

Disliked: one of the toilets were blocked and dirty

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

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Partying / nightlife

26 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean, accommodating, vibrant hostel with friendly staff and a great atmosphere.

Disliked: n/a

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

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

21 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It´s a normal place to stay for a few days.

Disliked: The wifi didn´t work very good in my room in the third floor, and the beds weren´t very comfortable.

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

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

16 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location,price.

Disliked: Sower and toilets should be checked more reulary

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

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Partying / nightlife

14 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: dorms very small for the number of people they hold

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

11 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were very friendly & helpful

Disliked: n/a

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

luke cunningham

Alone

Visiting friends or family

30 March 2011 luke would recommend this property

Liked: helpful staff, nice breakfast included in the price, clean and comfortable dorms and bathrooms

Disliked: nothing really

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

Customer review

As a family with children

Family Holiday

07 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location

Disliked: Narrow staircase otherwise good

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

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Partying / nightlife

06 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, easy to find and get to.

Disliked: bedding was missing and had to ask for replacements

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

31 January 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location, clean and good atmosphere.... will definately be staying again! :) would highly recommend it to friends

Disliked: nothing bad to say at all.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

17 January 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great position - couldnt ave stayed anywhere more central, less tan a few mins walk from train station. hostel was well organised, staff were friendly but not too helpful, i was a bit nervous when we arrived as a man came to reception and told the workers that he'd had his wallet stolen from te room. breakfast nwas literally just cereal and toast. overall an ok stay, except for the showers and te fact the toilets are multisex. te showers were either too cold or ot and you ad to keep pressing a button to keep it working, or it would turn off.

Disliked: as stated above

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

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

30 December 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Bunks with curtains and plug sockets available!

Disliked: The lights and showers turned off really quickly. Hardly any atmosphere.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife

13 December 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was in a great location! So close to everything - although this isn't too hard in brighton. overall - not a bad place, its cheap just don't expect friendliness here

Disliked: The staff didn't know the area - where any services were (ex. internet - they don't have a computer and have no idea where there's an internet cafe), where to go out etc.. The lights stay on at least in the 18 bedroom dorm so on the bottom two bunks its fine but on the top the lights are glaring you in the face all night.

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

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

30 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: helpfull staff, good place to meet people, location

Disliked: small kitchen, no mutual computers

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

Customer review

Alone

Visiting friends or family

25 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Dorm was fine, decent quality bed and linen.

Disliked: The kitchen is simply too small for the amount of people staying there.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Partying / nightlife

14 October 2010

Liked: the promotional material and signs and general asthetics and colour scheme was nice. I met some great friends there. There were a good amount of power points for laptops.

Disliked: The kitchen is not "fully stocked" as promoted, besides being very cramped, it had one pot,one pan, no can opener, little cutlery for entire hostel. There were no lockers in rooms either and rooms very very cramped. no reading light either. Showers would block constantly and would run out after 30 secs so you had to continually push the button. Breakfast consisted of very limited selection of cereals and thin bread with 2-3 jams. Internet continually cut out. counted 4 showers in entire hostel, no way near enough for amount of beds.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife

03 October 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Perfect for a couple nights stay to get your head down

Disliked: the doorm I was in seemed to Be quite cramped for the size of the room

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

John Sheppard

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

29 September 2010 John would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent

Disliked: Nothing

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

engching mah

Alone

Business / conference

22 September 2010

Liked: free wireless , clean

Disliked: the room is congested, bit dangerous with the triple decker bed, the shower is sometime too hot ( burning) and sometime too cold, difficult to adjust, breakfast is really basic, cereal and bread no locker provided,

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

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Partying / nightlife

13 September 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything was clean and modern.

Disliked: Limited storage room

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

Customer review

Alone

Relaxation/spa

27 August 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff absoulutely brilliant. Really helpful.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Obinna Ekwunife

Alone

Business / conference

22 August 2010 Obinna would recommend this property

Liked: The kitchen

Disliked: Rooms are so tight