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Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I had such a great stay here, I was gone from the hostel most of the time, however the staff were very friendly and welcoming. They helped me out for finding things to do and places to see. Unfort. didn't really meet any fun backpackers but that's always a hit and miss. The place was very clean as well.

1Thank laurabell22
KippsBrighton, Manager at Kipps Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Many thanks for staying with us and would love to see you again soon, the pleasure is all ours.

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I was there in august for 4 nights. The dorm and the bathrooms were clean which is great! You can use the kitchen from I think 11am to 11pm... the hostel is very central and in walking distance to basically any attraction in Brighton. I did have one or two issues though. The staff clean the dorm rooms from 11am...

Thank Dina H
KippsBrighton, Owner at Kipps Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at Kipps, we enjoyed having you with us. thanks for the feedback and the points you raised which I feel are very important points. I will speak to the staff and try to address the points. Hope to see yo again soon.

Richmond-upon-thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I booked for one night in a private room. Rooms was small but clean and with lovely seaside decoration. Very comfortable, excellent facilities, a good night's sleep. Although I had only juice and coffee for breakfast, there were plenty of options for those that wanted to eat (continental style). Staff were friendly and helpful. I will definitely try to book...

1Thank joannabrackenbury
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I stayed at the Kipps for a few nights, and stayed in a 10- room dorm. The room was clean but since it was summer there were a few flies in the room. The bathroom was decent and the staff was friendly. There was free breakfast and very close to the pier and night clubs. If your traveling alone, its...

Thank Shakeera B
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The hostel is in a house and it is simple, but very clean. Staff is very nice. There are no lifts, so don't take a huge suitcase. There is a Continental breakfast that costs 3 pounds and it is good value. It is 10 minutes walking from the bus station. Good location

Thank Jessica R
Gumbet, Turkey
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely staff, great location +brilliant facilities, plus clean +well organised. Also possible to buy a parking permit, which is far cheaper for 24hrs of parking than the carparks (as it's right near the coast/town centre the parking is all short pay+display or permits only).

Thank Tansy W
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We were 4 friends coming to Brighton for 1 night & we were very pleasantly surprised at how lovely the hostel was. It was more like a hotel. The staff were all very welcoming & carried our bags up to our rooms on arrival. We had the 2 twin rooms on the top floor. The rooms & bed linen were...

Thank 23caron
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I was stayed at this hostel twice when i was in Brighton. From the outside it's not much to impress me, but inside is awesome. i felt homely, staff were very friendly. You can get breakfast there but have to pay extra. They clean your room everyday even you are staying there multiple days which is not normal for the...

Thank Dara S
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Me and my mate booked a double room here as a place to just crash when we went to Wildlife festival so we didn't expect much but we were both really impressed! I have paid a lot more for hotels and not had the same quality service and value for money. I would definitely recommend it, it's location is spot...

Thank Michael H
KippsBrighton, Manager at Kipps Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we exceeded your expectations :) We are happy to read your nice comments, and rating Thanks for taking the time to rate us See you next year !

Clarksville, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Extremely lovely place for the price, staff was friendly. Common areas were delightful and rooms were cleaned daily. I stayed in a mixed room, everyone was courteous. Three available bathrooms is a great convenience. Location is excellent, very close to the pier. If you can't climb stairs easily, then it may be difficult for you. Unfortunately staff mistook my personal...

Thank worldtravelr21
KippsBrighton, Manager at Kipps Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your nice ratings and comments. Re. Towel. When cleaning the room, your towel was picked up by mistake, but when you came to reception to ask, the receptionist said the towel was in the wash, and if you came back later, it would be ready for you to collect, but you never returned. So we still...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Kipps Backpackers Brighton We are a small friendly central hostel/backpackers situated opposite the Royal Pavillion/ Gardens and are close to all of Brighton's Main Attractions, including the Brighton Pier, Brighton Wheel The Beach, The Lanes, The Theatres/ Concert Venues and the Gay District. The Train Station and Bus Station are just a few minutes walk away. We offer a very friendly atmosphere, comfortable, budget accommodation with excellent facilities including a licensed bar. We also offer free Wi-Fi Internet throughout and 2x free internet PCs in our games room. Guests can also relax on our terrace or in our lounge area with XBOX/ Wii and Digital TV. We also offer a self catering kitchen. Our Accommodation is available to individuals and group reservations. We have a variety of room types, including - Private Rooms - Single/ Twins to Double Rooms TV, Radio/ CD player, Tea & Coffee making facilities, Shower and Wash basin. We also offer family rooms 3/4 Bedded Rooms. We also offer Dormitory Rooms for larger groups or individuals with ensuite facilities and free security lockers. We have free nightly events at the hostel including pasta nights, pizza nights and XBox Nights. A great way to meet other guests and the staff We look forward to welcoming you to vibrant Brighton and to Kipps Brighton. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kipps Backpackers Hostel

Address: 76 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 9JA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: €28 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kipps Backpackers Hostel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“theres a lot of stairs”
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“During Fringe week the front rooms are very noisy - and my window did not close completely.”
 of 5 bubbles 77kaya, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Top floor room at back is very quiet. (But there are much more shared bathroom facilities on the floor below).”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelA364, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
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