6.9
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8.4

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Excellent location
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Nearby landmarks
Grand Parade Gardens 150 m
Hisbe Ethical Supermarket 210 m
New Fit Studio 230 m
Trafalgar Dental Practise 260 m
The Level Playground 280 m
Carlton Hill Car Park 290 m
Ye Old King & Queen 320 m
Brighton Books 330 m
Victoria Gardens 340 m
Tarner Park 360 m
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Home Brighton Backpackers

33 Richmond Place, Brighton, Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom, BN2 9NA - See map
  • 560 meters to public transportation

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Breakfast [free]

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Bar

Value for money7.6
Distance to city center0.7 Miles
Location rating8.4
Nearest airportGatwick Airport (LGW)
Distance to airport36.5 km

Rooms available at Home Brighton Backpackers

1 Person in 9-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
1 Person in 9-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Bed in 15-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Basic Double Room
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  • Room size: 6 m²/65 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 double bed
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1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 8 m²/86 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 18-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 15-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom - Female Only
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 2-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 4 m²/43 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 4-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Home Brighton Backpackers?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

How do I get to Home Brighton Backpackers?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, Home Brighton Backpackers has a car park available for guests.

Is breakfast offered at Home Brighton Backpackers?

Wake up to a great continental breakfast at Home Brighton Backpackers.

What is the smoking policy at Home Brighton Backpackers?

Home Brighton Backpackers does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

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Room size
26 sqm.
Value for money score
7.6/10
Location score
8.4/10
Service score
7.5/10
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Overall rating:
6.9
Good
32 reviews
Cleanliness
5.6
Facilities
5.5
Location
8.4
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More about Home Brighton Backpackers

More about Home Brighton Backpackers

Home Brighton Backpackers provides stylish backpackers’ accommodation that is centrally located just a short walk from Brighton bus and train stations. The vibrant bar and social area is ideal for meeting like-minded travelers. The large kitchen is well equipped with all amenities and a lounge area, which has a ping pong table and a relaxing chill-out space with a big TV and comfy sofas. Dorm rooms have wooden floors. Each bed has privacy with curtains, its own power, and a light. Lockers are available for security. For more comfort, the private double or twin rooms have a large, comfy double bed, flat screen TV, a safe and complimentary tea and coffee. Free high speed WiFi is provided throughout the whole building, as well as a great complimentary breakfast, including pancakes. Twenty-four hour access is available to guests to the property with all doors using security swipe cards. The Richmond bar provides live music every Sunday afternoon and Thursday evenings. Comedy and quiz nights on mid week nights. Poppy, the bar cat, gives a warm welcome to guests. Home Brighton Backpackers is close to the seafront, Brighton Pier, nightclubs and bars. A great central location to explore Brighton.

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Reviews of Home Brighton Backpackers from real guests

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6.9
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Cleanliness5.6
Facilities5.5
Location8.4
Room comfort and quality5.0
Service7.5
Value for money7.6
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9+ Exceptional (2)
8-9 Excellent (8)
7-8 Very Good (3)
6-7 Good (3)
<6 Below Expectation (9)
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8.4
Excellent
Tziporah from Israel
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 18 bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 3 nights in May 2018

Excellent”

Brighton Home has some excellent features: the responsive and caring staff, the beds have privacy curtains, the showers and toilets are clean spacious and available. and the location is close to green areas, shopping and quality restaurants at reasonable prices. It is definitely a good value for the money. There are some facets I would have preferred to be different: the reception area is inside the nightclub which can be noisy and crowded and not conducive to quality communication, the breakfast area is in the basement with no natural light source and the linen on my bed needed to be changed and was not prepared when I arrived. , My phone was stolen off of my bed while I was sleeping in it, This soured my overall impression. I am told that this is a rare occurrence.This could have occurred in any temporary lodgings. As they say, you roll the dice and you take your chances.

Reviewed May 14, 2018

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Hello Tziporah, Thanks so much for your review, we really appreciate it. The bar is currently the only option for our reception area due to the new kitchen and 2nd bar being built but we're working on a solution for this. We're also planning a makeover for the common area. Due to our competitive pricing, we don't refresh bedding daily unless asked but if theres ever anything we can do please speak to a member of staff. I'm so sorry about your phone, but as we don't put cameras inside the dorms theres very little we can do about that. Regards, Adam (Shift Manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
10.0
Exceptional
Wouter from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 15 Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 3 nights in September 2017

great choice”

Has a great central location and makes everything easily accessible. The staff is really helpful and always ready to be there for you. Great choice for your stay in Brighton

Reviewed February 05, 2018

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Hi Wouter, Thank you so much for your glowing review, it really helps us so we appreciate it! Kind regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
8.4
Excellent
Andrea from Australia
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 12-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in May 2018

Great location”

Great location, but not for the faint-hearted cleanliness-wise. The downstairs toilet is shared with bar customers (I think) and was filthy with no toilet paper (except over the floor). The facilities are otherwise ok, and the staff cool - upstairs toilets may have been better, I didn't check. The location and price make it an ok port in a storm.

Reviewed June 04, 2018

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Hi Andrea, Thanks for your review, we've just hired more housekeepers to deal with the number of guests coming through. You're correct about the lower 2 toilets being shared with the bar but with have 4 toilets and 2 multi-shower rooms dedicated just to hostel guests. Come back anytime! Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
7.7
Very good
Leo from France
Solo traveler
Stayed 2 nights in January 2015

stay OK”

the whole team working in the building , people in general , jagermeister

It was OK, good ambiance, however just a little bit more cleaning in the rooms could be good, bad odor but it was OK at the end, and for the price too. maybe install air freshners and open the windows wider ! but it was veyr good in general

Reviewed January 27, 2015

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Hi Leo, Good people and good drink is a winning combination, we're glad you enjoyed it. We're currently expanding our cleaning team to address those issues. Come back anytime! Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
7.2
Very good
James from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 1 night in October 2018

Go for a smaller room”

It costs a very slight amount more but it's well worth getting a room shared with less people. They're higher up the building so less noise from outside and less chance of sharing with someone noisy or a group that has all booked the same room so that they can go for a piss up. I've stayed in a couple of rooms here, some come with a small wall lamp for each bunk (again, smaller rooms better). All come with plug sockets for each bunk for charging phones etc. A modest breakfast is included but I've never bothered with that apart from a fruit juice.

Reviewed October 18, 2018

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Hi James, Glad you enjoyed your stay. That's some good advice for those looking for a quieter stay, however some backpackers actually prefer our larger dorms as they're looking to meet new people. Come back any time! Adam, Shift Manager

Responded February 26, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
8.4
Excellent
Melli
Solo traveler
1 Person in 15-Bed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom - Female Only
Stayed 1 night in November 2017

Excellent”

The staff was exceptional friendly and the location of the hostel is close to B'ton town center and the beach. The rate was pretty good and they do have all female dorms if you don't want to stay in a mixed dorm. Perfect choice for a short stay!

Reviewed November 06, 2017

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Hi Melli, Your kind words are very much appreciated, comeback any time! Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
8.8
Excellent
Clément from France
Group
Single Bed in 15 Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in October 2016

Really nice staff and good price!”

Perdect for a short stay, really cheap with breakfast included and 2 minutes on foot to the city centre

Reviewed November 02, 2016

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Hi Clément, Thanks for staying with us, we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
7.0
Very good
MARIGOULA from Greece
Business traveler
1 Person in 18-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 1 night in March 2012

Great location and nice breakfast”

Near to the train station and good breakfast

The hostel located just 10 mins from the train station and shops. I didn't expect such good breakfast and variety of cereals in a hostel. The staff were friendly but a little bit lazy to serve. The room was noisy.

Reviewed April 08, 2012

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Hi Marigoula, We're glad we exceeded your expectations. We've changed quite a few members of staff since then so you won't have that problem again. Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
6.0
Silvia from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 4 nights in July 2018

smart hostel but need to be cleaned deeeeeeply”

It's a nice hostel, it's cheap, staff is more than friendly and they do their best for your stay, beds are clean, plenty of plugs, pretty good internet (depends obv how many ppl are connected at the same time) BUT it is dirty, absolutely dirty, maybe guests are unmannered but floor are not swiped/mopped everyday, toilets are not cleaned everyday and nobody pass "at least one time p/hour" as written, showers are broken or stinky (but there is hot water) and the kitchen/common area it's and awful mess (here clearly the unmannered guests are obv guilty but I've seen same dirty plates for more than one day). If you are not too choosy and you fancy give a quick help around in the kitchen to give a swipe where other have messed you will be fine and enjoy your stay. Just don't clean while other guests may see you or they will think you work there and pass you more dirty plates to clean ;-)

Reviewed July 06, 2018

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Hi Silvia, Thanks for your review. We've just doubled our cleaning crew and overhauled our procedures to ensure the hostel is spotless. Come back anytime! Regards, Adam (Shift Manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
6.0
keith from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
1 Person in 2-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

Desperado !!”

Small prison cell dorm for 2 small dwarves. Fan did not work...could not getme another ( hothouse in summer ) No safety rails on top bunk...had to tie sheets together so i did not fall in night. Room not clean and no curtain for morning sun. Health and safety nightmare Will not recommended.

Reviewed July 24, 2019

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8.4
Excellent
keith from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
1 Person in 2-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 1 night in December 2019

Excellent”

Great Location and live music most nights. Very friendly staff.

Reviewed December 14, 2019

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5.0
Antonia from Germany
Solo traveler
1 Bed in 15-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 1 night in August 2015

Never again ”

Free wifi, included breakfast, meeting New people

15 beds were far too many for the size of the room. As a result, the room became too warm with all the people inside it. There were no shelves or safes inside of the room and the floor was very dirty. Thus Climbing plants grew though our and other windows. Two choices of cornflakes and toast with strawberry jam is ok, but not such a nice breakfast. The personal was cool but does not seem that professional. All in all the hostel isn't a clean and nice place to relax. That's why I still can't understand why it wasn't allowed to drink in the rooms.

Reviewed August 20, 2015

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Hi Antonia, we're sorry your stay didn't meet your expectations. There are smaller rooms available, 9, 4, and 2 bed options. Did you make use of our free luggage room to store your belongings? Our free breakfast has since been expanded to 4 cereals, 4 spreads, pancakes and more. Our policy on no food or drink in the rooms is to ensure they stay clean and safe for all. Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
9.2
Exceptional
Arthur
Solo traveler
Single Bed in 12-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 5 nights in April 2019

reallyyy good place”

no complains f great place, breakfast is amazing pls never change it.

Reviewed May 22, 2019

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4.8
Katie
Solo traveler
1 Person in 18-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 1 night in March 2019

Acceptable”

Cheap, so you get what you pay for. Generally unclean especially in communal kitchen. I only needed the room for a few hours to store things and have a nap so it suited for that but I wouldn’t recommend it for extended periods of time. I think for only a little extra you could stay in a nicer hostel.

Reviewed March 26, 2019

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Hi Katie, Sorry you were unhappy with your stay. We're currently training up a second housekeeper to deal with the summer influx so future guests wont have the same issue. Please come back soon! Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 28, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
8.3
Excellent
Iyobosa from United Kingdom
Business traveler
1 Bed in 15-Bed Dormitory (Mixed)
Stayed 3 nights in August 2014

Happy Place”

Staff very friendly

Very Good everyone looks out for one another

Reviewed September 10, 2014

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Hi Lyobosa, Thanks so much for our kind words, they mean a lot to us. We pride ourselves on our customer service so its always nice to hear people say that. Kind regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
3.2
Stephanie
Solo traveler
1 Person in 2-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

Stinky and unsecured”

Bed was dirty, unmade, room was like a cupboard, entire place stunk, was assured my belongings would be safe but when I got back someone had removed them from the room and placed them in the hallway... the staff seemed confused by this but not concerned. Stayed in lots of hostels around the world, this was by far the most unpleasant. Less of a hostel in the traveller sense and more of the homeless. If I could give leas than one star, I would. The only positive is it is close to the laines, the sea and kemp town.

Reviewed May 10, 2019

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5.7
JINKYUNG from South Korea
Solo traveler
1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 2 nights in October 2013

Just if you are looking for economic hostel..”

price free breakfast and ktitchen

It was not bad but if you wanna comfortable accomodation... It isnt

Reviewed October 12, 2013

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Hi Jinkyung, Could you elaborate on the problem so we can resolve it? Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
4.3
Su from South Korea
Solo traveler
1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 2 nights in July 2015

So dirty...”

Badddddddddd

Reviewed August 04, 2015

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Hi Su, We've just doubled our cleaning crew and updated their procedure. Can you elaborate on the problem so we can take steps to address it? Did you mention anything to the staff during your stay? Regards, Adam (shift Manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
6.7
Good
Man from China
Solo traveler
1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 7 nights in July 2015

Ok but the bathroom not too clean”

Ok
Reviewed July 21, 2015

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Hey Man, thanks for the review, we've just doubled our cleaning team to ensure the problem doesn't happen again. Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
Home Brighton Backpackers
6.3
Good
Chi from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
1 Person in 18-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
Stayed 1 night in March 2013

Value and good location.”

location, staff and value.
Reviewed January 08, 2014

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Hi Chi, Thanks for your review, come back any time! Regards, Adam (shift manager)

Responded March 15, 2019
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