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Featured Hostels in Brighton

Kipps Brighton Hostel
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Located in Brighton City Centre, this hostel is steps away from North Laine, Brighton Dome and Brighton Royal Pavilion. Brighton Theatre Royal and Brighton Sea ...

4.1/5Very Good! (92 reviews)

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Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Kipps Brighton Hostel
Phoenix Brewery Halls Of Residence
2 out of 5
C Block, Southover Street,, Brighton, ENG
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Located in the heart of Brighton, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Brighton Museum and Art Gallery and Brighton Royal Pavilion. Brighton Sea Life Centre ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Ideal for scooter weekend

"Clean, safe scooter parking, walking distance to seafront. Bit basic but you pays yer money..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2017

Phoenix Brewery Halls Of Residence
Smart Sea View Brighton Hostel
2 out of 5
9-12 St Catherines Terrace, Hove, England
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Located in Seafront, this beach hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Hove Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton Beach and British Airways i360. Brighton Centre and Brighton ...

2.9/5 (71 reviews)
Good

"The Room was clean and the location was also good. A bit noise from the outside road , and because the windows were Single glazed. I managed to catch only two channels on tv- bbc1 and 2. The others didn’t have signals. Overall value nice and value for money."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

Smart Sea View Brighton Hostel
Brighton Youth Hostel
2 out of 5
11 Seafield Road, Hove, England
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Situated in Hove, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hove Museum and Art Gallery and Brighton Beach. Brighton Centre and British Airways i360 are also within ...

2.5/5 (11 reviews)
Overall ok stay

"Helpful reception. Room overall ok. Clean. Not lockers in room, but you can get one by the reception for a small fee. Nice location if you prefer to stay a little outside the city crowd area, but with walking distance to the city centre."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2019

Brighton Youth Hostel
YHA Brighton - Hostel
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Located in Brighton City Centre, this hostel is steps away from Brighton Sea Life Centre, Brighton Pier and Brighton Beach. Brighton Centre and Brighton Royal ...

4.3/5Excellent! (194 reviews)

"Really nice.. comfy bed.. staff were amazing.. clean and well presented.. Will certainly be going back again"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

YHA Brighton - Hostel
Home Brighton Backpackers
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Located in Brighton City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of North Laine, Brighton Dome and Brighton Theatre Royal. Brighton Pier and Brighton ...

3.1/5 (63 reviews)
Good location, nice staff.

"The hostel staff were lovely. Really nice guy that runs the bar and showed us around the building. The room was as expected for a hostel. There was a large pile of milk powder on the floor and dust over the table and kettle etc. Overall, its a hostel and you get what you pay for. Its in a great location, ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec 2019

Home Brighton Backpackers
The Grapevine Seafront - Hostel
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Nestled on the beach, this Brighton City Centre hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Fabrica, Brighton Beach and Brighton Centre. Brighton Pier and Brighton Royal ...

2.6/5 (37 reviews)

"The view is amazing! Our curtains were broken so we asked to be changed, staff were very nice and offered another room, but we decided to stay in the nice view one despite not having curtains"…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2018

The Grapevine Seafront - Hostel
Smart Brighton Beach
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Located in Seafront, this hostel is steps away from West Street, Brighton Beach and Brighton Centre. Brighton Pier and Brighton Royal Pavilion are also within ...

2.8/5 (34 reviews)

"Bog standard hostel situated above a nightclub open til 3am, wouldnt suggest staying here if your priority is sleep. Unsavory guests (I hope he was a guest) sleeping in the common room, no pillow on my bed and when I asked for one the reception said theyd get it sorted; never did. I went to take ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr 2019

Smart Brighton Beach
Seadragon Backpackers
2 out of 5
36 Waterloo St, Hove, England
The price is £50 per night

Situated in Hove, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Peace Statue and Brighton Beach. Brighton Centre and British Airways i360 are also within 15 minutes. ...

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KINGS ARM'S HOSTEL
2.5 out of 5
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Located in Kemptown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Brighton Sea Life Centre, Brighton Pier and Brighton Beach. Brighton Royal Pavilion and Brighton ...

2/5 (8 reviews)

"The worst hostel ive ever stayed in. The cleanliness is very poor, poo on the wall in the middle toilet. In our room the windowsill was filthy with cigarette ash, we were given a single duvet for a double bed. The chest of draws was falling apart, the communal areas just stank of cigarette smoke. ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2019

KINGS ARM'S HOSTEL
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Malmaison Brighton
Malmaison Brighton
4 out of 5
The price is £108 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (975 reviews)

"Great spot , perfect for couples and family’s alike."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

Malmaison Brighton
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront
4 out of 5
The price is £92 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (984 reviews)

"The hotel is ideally located and a short walk to a multitude of eateries and shopping. Staff were very friendly and helpful and the hotel was very clean and well maintained. The atrium is a lovely place to sit and have a drink overlooking the sea."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront
The Grand Brighton
The Grand Brighton
4 out of 5
The price is £93 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (1,312 reviews)

"Absolutely amazing hotel and staff. Beautiful large room with a sea view and balcony that was definitely worth the extra money. Felt like a ‘normal stay’ in these covid times. So sad to leave but will definitely return again."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

The Grand Brighton
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Tucked between the pebble beaches, the salt-washed piers, the bohemian cafes of the Laines and the fish and chip-scented promenade, hostels in Brighton are your chance to explore one of England's most happening cities without forking out a packet. They might be focussed on keeping costs down, but there's nothing cheap about the contemporary interiors and whiff of nautical charm that inspires many of the places in this category. In fact, it's possible to bag hostels in Brighton that offer plush double rooms with ensuites, not to mention shared dorms that are both contemporary and clean. A host of other establishments channel the city's youthful energy into retro-chic common lounges that have guitars to play and happy hours to get through. Some might even have a coveted location overlooking the sloshing waves of the English Channel.

Why choose hostels in Brighton?

In a town that's known for its vibrant nightlife scene and resident student population, a hostel could be the perfect way to experience things. The reason? Start with the on-site bars and drinking holes. They're imbued with touches of English Pop Art and wall murals, have plush sofas and ranges of South Coast craft beers up for grabs. They're also where you'll meet, mingle and make friends with travellers from all around the planet, and where organised pub crawls could begin come the evening hours. The upshot is that hostels in Brighton might just be spot on for young, outgoing backpackers, solo travellers and groups who are keen to hit the clubs and pubs that stretch between Brighton Pier and the North Laines student neighbourhood.

There's also plenty to be said for the range of extras that comes with a hostel in Brighton. You might want to ditch the walking shoes and try a bike instead. Or, perhaps you're keen on a hop-on, hop-off tour of the stunning East Sussex coast. It's normal for reception desks in hostels to organise activities like that, along with evening cook-ups for guests and more basic things like airport transfers. It's also true that lovers of regal English design will find loads to like about the buildings that house hostels in Brighton. They could be steeped in Victorian style, with rooms boasting high ceilings and original fireplaces from the 1800s. Or, they could be handsome Regency homes with one face looking out over pebble beaches and the sea.

Exciting jaunts to Brighton and beyond

Most people will seek out a hostel in Brighton that's within walking distance of the city's mainstay sights. The upscale YHA Brighton could be the perfect pick in that regard. It's just steps from the twirling carousels and arcade games of the Palace Pier – now a veritable symbol of the whole town and the East Sussex coast. Days in that area are sure to be particularly memorable, what with the SEA LIFE Brighton aquarium, the people-thronged promenade and oodles of chip shops to enjoy just metres from Brighton Beach. Meanwhile, stays like Kipps Brighton Hostel offer a ticket to the less-explored parts of town. Bedding down there will put the vintage clothes emporiums and vegan cafes of the happening North Laines district right next door – a must for foodies, shoppers and students.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Brighton?
By choosing a hostel, you can spend less on accommodations and set aside more of your trip funds for sightseeing during your trip. We’ve heard good things about this destination’s natural setting, including its beaches and sea views.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in quite a few forms, but all of them have three main things in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social setting and shared rooms (though many have private options too).
What are the best hostels in Brighton?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones get the highest reviews from our travellers and might be a good place to start looking: Kipps Brighton Hostel - Located steps from Brighton Royal Pavilion. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and an arcade/games room. Rooms come with showers and coffee/tea makers. YHA Brighton - Hostel - Located steps from Brighton Beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. The Grapevine Seafront - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Brighton Beach and Brighton Centre. You can take advantage of free WiFi at this property. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Home Brighton Backpackers - Located within a 10-minute walk of Brighton Dome and Brighton Theatre Royal. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a bar. Rooms come with linens. Smart Brighton Beach - Located steps from Brighton Centre. Property features include free continental breakfast, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries.
What's the seasonal weather like in Brighton?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Brighton is 735 mm.
What is there to see and do in Brighton?
Overall, Brighton is known for its beaches, museums and restaurants. Major attractions include Brighton Beach, Brighton Pier and Brighton Marina. Get out into nature with places such as Preston Park, Devil’s Dyke and Victoria Gardens. Cultural attractions include Brighton Theatre Royal, Brighton Dome and Komedia Brighton.
What's the best way to get around Brighton?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is London (LHR-Heathrow), located 46.8 mi (75.4 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is London (LGW-Gatwick), located 23.1 mi (37.2 km) away. When you’re out and about, you may want to use public transport to get around. To check out more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Brighton Station, Brighton London Road Station or Preston Park Station.

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