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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading reviews for this hostel I was worried about the conditions but decided to give it a try. Upon arrival I was greeted by two friendly men at the reception desk who were pleasant to chat to and explained the hostel experience to me as I'd never used one before. After making my way to the room I was...

1Thank danieljack93
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Bad bad bad, everthing bad. Just location it's the only and good thing. The carpet, totally stained and bad looking. Just one shaver for at least 8 rooms (double, triple, four, who knows how many people in?). Toilette without a key but plenty of toilette paper. Wi fi it was a joke. Avoid it. Bad smell and bad atmosphere. Staff...

Thank Emmolon
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

That s the worst and dirtiest place i ever stayed in my life and the worst of all is that i paid £100 for that. Please avoid this kind of filthy places. Brighton is such an expensive place but at least you should get some quality for the money you pay. Horrible

Thank Peter_Brecon
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I came to Brighton with my friends to celebrate my 21st birthday. I booked the grapevine as it was cheap and everywhere else was expected £60+ a night per person. I was expecting much from a hostel just needed somewhere to rest our heads at the end of the night! Unlucky the weekend I choose to go down there the...

Thank Lauren_Ann95
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via 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...

1Thank FoodiePhil101
Reviewed 1 December 2016

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...

Thank Stefanie G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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...

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.

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.

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...

2Thank Chris B

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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: $26 - $136 (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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