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Smart Sea View

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Brighton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were attending a friend's son's christening in Hove and decided to stay the night to make a weekend of it. I chose a double en-suite at the Smart Sea View hostel as it was a lot cheaper than many other hotels / BnBs in the area and was close to the reception. I was a little skeptical about booking...

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We booked a six bed dorm out for nye for 2 nights, hostel was very basic just bunk beds in room which was on top floor & very cold. Pool table in lobby & common room , toast & tea for breakfast, mainly party goers & back packers, staff were friendly enough , not a great experience but we only...

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3Thank Sarahcooper123
Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

- Its a Hostel, so dont expect much in terms of luxury - Booked due a clubbing night with 10 mates and booked a 16 people room, which gave us the whole room to ourselves - Bunk beds in all the rooms, and we had a on suite toliet, shower/bath so all the essiantials was there - Bit of a...

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2Thank Sam H
Titchfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night recently, the hotel is quite tired and needs a good clean, the breakfast was cold and inedible apart from the pastries. We arrived late in the evening and went straight to sleep, next morning we noticed that the TV was damaged, reported it to reception when we checked out early the next morning. The hotel...

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1Thank PLonsdale850
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

very cheap place to stay excellent value, a deposit of £10, is handed over when you check in which is refunded, in addition to your fee for the night, breakfast is basic toast coffee jam, cereals and juices, i stayed in a 18 bed dorm, the bed was comfy, a bathroom was in the room with a toilet, which is...

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2Thank sadams22016
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We stayed in a double room, the room is basic but nice , the bed was really big and comfortable, staff is lovely and they are very helpful. Location is great, shops and restaurant 5 minutes walk from the hotel, and it's right on the beach. I would definitively reccomend this hotel, it's cheaper than most hotels in Brighton. I'm...

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1Thank lily8892
Roma
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Cheap and warm. A good atmosphere. Many young people. You can't rely on the continental breakfast :you get just some milk and cereals, toasts and jam. Anyway, because you pay little money, you can' t pretend much more.

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1Thank V. Michele S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Dilapidated. Lousy service. Breakfast was inedible. The room tired, filthy and the bed was uncomfortable. The wifi is ropy. It is a a poor quality hostel with some dodgy tenants. (thus the need to depand a £10 key depoit at check in)

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Six Mile Bottom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

7 of us stayed here for a stag and if I am being totally honest it was absolutely perfect for what we needed it for. Compared to the other accomm in Brighton it was obviously a cheap hostel not an expensive hotel, so we had an idea what to expect.. and I have to say the expectations were exceeded. Both...

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3Thank plopbob30
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great for working on a budget. Polite staff and great facilities. I was on a hike from Doncaster to Brighton and stayed here for 2 nights. I highly recommend this for backpackers visiting Brighton. Definitely would stay again. Thanks guys. Phil.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Smart Sea View

Address: 9-12 St. Catherines Terrace, Brighton BN3 2RZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: RM76 - RM736 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Smart Sea View 2*
Number of rooms: 235
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“Make sure you have a big group so you can have a room to yourself”
 of 5 bubbles samhD1326MT, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“ask what rooms are available when you book,”
 of 5 bubbles sadams22016, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floor are more quiet than the ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles lily8892, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not to be taken those looking main road: too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles vmicheles, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“find another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Blixa, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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