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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Where do I start with this place. First of all it's worth mentioning I run hotels (pompous snob I hear you cry) but bear with me. I am completely open to alternative accommodation and happy to stay in a variety of establishments. I was definitely expecting basic but I wasn't prepared for just how little the people that run this...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We (a group of 6 people) stayed here for one night. The location is perfect but that's about it. Even though it was for only one night, it was very uncomfortable and gross. The sheets smelled, the bathroom was unclean and the overall hygiene was poor. We had a room with a sea view but because of the single glazing...

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Thank Stefanie G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location of the hostel is great, next to the sea front, round the corner from a great fish and chips restaurant, great for clubs to Pryzm and other bars along the sea front. A walk away from the main high street so perfect for all location needs. Beds were very comfy, the room was a bit cold until all of...

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Thank maggiemc935
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing service, immaculate and comfortable. Had to stay here because the trains weren't playing ball. They were really good to me and by a stroke of luck could give me a room to myself. Would stay here again.

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Thank JadeOxford
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Two stars only due to the location otherwise one star. It did the job for a a one night stay for Brighton nightlife but the hostel itself was the worst I've stayed in and I've stayed in quite a few. The bathroom was very dirty, toilet didn't flush, and the shower had bugs and mould everywhere.

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Thank aleksw5
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this place for stag do and never seen anything like it, was a maze to just get in up to the room. There was no water toliet wouldn't flush and you can imagine the smell with 6 lads staying. Place was filthy just looking at the ceiling made me ill. Loads of noise all Night. Feel like I have...

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1Thank Chris B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Helpful staff, but don't expect luxury, it is a hostel and you get, what you paid for. Stayed here two times, never had any problems. No breakfast, but there are plenty places near by. Towels not provided, you can rent one, it only costs £1

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1Thank EdmundasMaiga
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I've stayed in heaps of hostels so I know what to expect. But this one was probably the dirtiest/most uncomfortable one I've had to stay in. Staff were nice enough but everything else was below av. Weird odour in the rooms. Bathrooms/showers were gross. Room was dirty. Bed was average with average linen and a sliver of a pillow. Noise...

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Thank Frankie R
Ashtead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed here for a night and that truly was enough. The guys on reception are very pleasant and helpful and this is a hostel too, We've never stayed in a hostel and won't be staying here again, the beds are just so uncomfortable. We did have a room on our own with a shower and toilet, so I suppose...

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Thank Allison H
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I know this is a hostel and you can't expect a great standard, but this place is disgusting and unhygienic. First of all the reception: check in/out was quick and staff were ok but the reception area behind the desk was a complete mess, with piles of bed sheets and whatnot on the floor. Our room was in the "seafront"...

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Grapevinehostel, Front Office Manager at The Grapevine Seafront, responded to this review

How could you have stay 2weeks ago and posted photo's from 2years plus ago, the Kitchen and communal areas where updated 12months ago

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The Grapevine Seafront overlooks the vibrant and popular seaside between Brighton's two famous piers. From here we offer shared rooms for 2, 3 or 4 guests, with showers and toilets conveniently located just outside the rooms. Private rooms also available with en-suite showers & fabulous sea views. Our relaxed and friendly team is always ready to welcome you and to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay in our vibrant and diverse city. ... more   less 

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Address: 74-76 Middle Street, Brighton BN1 1AL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: £15 - £85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Grapevine Seafront 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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“The rooms facing beach can be loud, as Brighton never sleeps...”
 of 5 bubbles EdmundasMaiga, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want to choose a good room, choose a different hostel!”
 of 5 bubbles Big_Lal, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Sleep over you belongings and use toilets outside the hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles eunices255, 9 Apr 2016 | Read review
“4 bed with en-suite bathroom is value for money.”
 of 5 bubbles Gauri2010, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“If you can, and only if the rooms not fully booked.... Take as many pillows as you can as they are so paper thin it's actually a joke! The blanket was nice though. ”
 of 5 bubbles 45below, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
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