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The King's Arms Hostel

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7.0
Very Good 358 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.4
  • Security 6.6
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 8.0
  • Atmosphere 6.2
  • Cleanliness 5.8
  • Facilities 6.0
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7.0
Very Good 358 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.4
  • Security 6.6
  • Location 8.8
  • Staff 8.0
  • Atmosphere 6.2
  • Cleanliness 5.8
  • Facilities 6.0

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  • luppi944825
  • Australia, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
15th Jul 2017
8.3

Checked in very late and staff were very accomodating.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
24th Jun 2017
10.0

The staff was amazing!!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, All Male Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
9th Jun 2017
8.6

Friendly staff and great wifi. Shower was nice, the room was a little stuffy - a fan or air purifier of some kind would've been cool. Great cheap stay.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
3rd Jun 2017
8.0

It is an under 40"s Hostel.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
26th May 2017
2.6

Rude, agressive staff and that was just to rhe locals having a drink there. The place is an absolute filty, noisy dump... sleeping on a bench mihgt be a better option.

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Bulgaria, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
12th May 2017
7.4

Apart from the noise you get from people coming back from the clubs there isn't anything to complain. It is a basic hostel. You get what you pay for.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • lukasone
  • Czech Republic, Male, 31-40
  • Globetrotter
  • 24 reviews
5th May 2017
6.9

Very basic hostel. Room, toilet, shower. Don't expect anything else. However good enough to stay for night or two. Can't recommend for long term stay due to missing kitchen and laundry.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 8 reviews
3rd May 2017
5.1

Overall, you get what you pay for. If you just need a bed for a night, it does the job but wouldn't recommend much more. Especially as a solo female traveller, who has stayed in a lot of hostels - the good, the bad and the horrific - it's a rough place and doesn't feel very safe. Rooms and facilities were very unclean - I usually wouldn't mind - but there was a lot of mould and a bad smell. No security, door lock was broken. Plus side, sheets were clean and staff were very friendly and helpful.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
2nd May 2017
2.3

This place is a bar, first and foremost. The staff are unhelpful. They try to charge 3% extra for card transactions. I tried to cancel my last night 72hrs in advance, they said no. No common room, no kitchen, most of the time no wifi. 2 tiny showers, 3 toilets. Triple bunkbeds, unstable 1 plug outlet for whole room, rubbish behind beds. Regular local drinkers occupy the place every day. 1 stole a friend's charger. Not even a kettle for hot drinks. No Hostel vibe. Pay more and go to Baggies!!!!

    • 2.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 2.0Atmosphere
    • 2.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
29th Apr 2017
7.7

In the heart of Brighton, cheap and attached to a pub so was great for what we needed.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness

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