Close to the centre of Brighton, this hostel offers a friendly, cosy and warm atmosphere.


Offering a home from home atmosphere, Seadragon is an ideal place to stay for one night or longer. Situated a few minutes walk to the beach and near to West Pier the hostel offers either 2, 4 bed dorms or double bedroom, with communal areas making it an ideal place to meet new people.

The price stated is per person. If you would like to book the whole room please book the quantity required in the rooms required box i.e. if 3 people wish to stay, please book 3 rooms. 

Food and Drinks

The kitchen is the focal point of Seadragons, where people from all over the world have been breaking bread together since 2006. the hostel provide a few things that are helpful when preparing meals such as herbs, cooking oil, tea, coffee and milk all day and breakfast which is always included in the price. The kitchen never closes so even if you roll back in at 4am after a heavy night out in Brighton you can still make tea and toast!
The 200 year old converted coal cellars are the perfect spot for eating and socialising with your mates or making new friends in your fellow guests. The Lonely Planet Guidebook said Seadragons kitchen was one of the best equipped hostel kitchens they had ever visited.

Other facilities

Three are 3 bathrooms, one on each floor all with toilets, sinks and showers. Towels and hand soap are included.

Guests can relax in the sunny airy living room which is a great place to relax after a long days sightseeing or a late night dancing. Chill on the sofas and watch TV or enjoy the book exchange and lots of travel books to plan your next adventure. Open all day and night, we invite you to relax and make yourself at home.

New for 2015 why not rent out the newly renovated tandem bicycle? Or regular bikes from only £5 per day including helmet and a lock.


20th century buildings

Breakfast Included

Public car parking for a charge (nearby)


Free broadband access (wired)

Self-catering facilities


DVD library

Book library

Luggage storage

Linen included

Towels included

Common room

Security lockers

DVD player

Washing machine

Central heating

Food and Drinks

Self-catering facilities

Continental breakfast (included)

Electric oven

Electric hob



Nearby recreations

Beach (walking distance)

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses


Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Age restrictions

Children welcome

Minimum age 12

Seadragon Backpackers Hostel, Brighton - Reviews


Based on 7 reviews
Service 3.6
Rooms 3.6
Food 3.0
Website 4.0
Value 4.0
Overall Experience 3.9

Even if I stayed just few days I had a really good time. Jay is really friendly. If one day I have to go back to Brighton for few days I'll go there :)
Ms Malory C

Travel Info

Address: 36 Waterloo Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BrightonBN3 1AY, United Kingdom

Check In: 1:00pm  Check Out: 12:00 noon

Directions: From Brighton Train Station it is a 15 minute walk. Straight out of the station down Queens Road. When you reach the clock tower turn right and walk along Western Road. Continue along Western Road until you see a pub called The Duke of Norfolk on the left hand side of the road. Take the next left turn down Waterloo Street and the hostel is down on the left hand side.

From Pool Valley Bus Station: Head for the sea front turn right and keep walking, past the old West Pier until you reach Hove Lawns: a large area of grass. Take the first right up Waterloo Street and the hostel is up at the top of the road on the right.