Best Party Hostels in Brighton

If you are looking for the best hostels to party in Brighton, meet other fellow travellers, with sociable staff and organised events, these are the Party Hostels for you

Brighton is a city famous for a beautiful pebble waterfront, but it is also known as a musical city. Brighton offers a thriving party scene for those looking to enjoy their favourite drinks and music between touristic tours and attractions. Nightlife in Brighton is pretty wild, especially the LGBT party scene. Brighton has many famous comedy clubs, cocktail bars, and music events, open during the whole week. Travelling solo or in a group, the hostels we recommend here are the perfect place for those looking to meet new people, with a fun atmosphere and plenty of organised activities to encourage guest socialising. Book now and prepare to unleash the fun in vibrant Brighton.

What are the Party Hostels in Brighton like?

  • Best Party Hostels in Brighton: YHA Brighton; Baggies Backpackers; Home Brighton Backpacker
  • Party hostel style: social hostel
  • Craziness level: fairly crazy
  • Parties on-site: Home Brighton Bar
  • Pub Crawls: Yes

Hostels in Brighton are great for meeting new people, but if you want to drink and listen to loud music, do that off-site in one of many local bars. Pub crawls are regularly organized so don't miss to join the fun.

Best Area to Stay in Brighton for Nightlife

Kemptown is the best neighbourhood to stay in for an amazing nightlife experience. The atmosphere of the area is truly unique. It is calm by day and lively by night. Kemptown is a must visit for great food and drinks, because the hottest bars and clubs are located here. It is one of the largest LGBTQ communities of the UK nowadays.

Nightlife in Brighton

Brighton is one of the favourite party destinations of young British, with an increasing number of backpackers each year. The city comes alive every summer when thousands of party maniacs rush to its coastline to attend exciting music events and parties. The city has lots of vibrant bars and clubs where karaoke parties, happy hours, drinking games and other events are regularly on the menu.

Basic information about nightlife in Brighton:

  • Pubs and clubs closing times:
    • Bars and pubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 03 am – Weekends until 05 am
    • Clubs: Monday to Thursday until Monday to Thursday until 05am – Friday and Saturday at 07am
  • Average cover charge for clubs: free - 20 €
  • Average price of a pint of beer: 2 - 4 €
  • Famous neighbourhoods for partying: Kemptown; North Laines; The Lanes; Hanover
  • Famous events or parties: The Great Escape - May

Best Party Areas in Brighton

Brighton is a small city, and all the party areas are very close to each other. The best way to explore the neighbourhoods is to walk around. Every district has side streets with plenty of hidden party gems.

Party in Kemptown

Once popular artists’ district, Kemptown is now the epicentre of the LGBTQ’s nightlife scene. Here you can find the wildest bars and clubs in the city, with daily parties and great discounts on drinks.

If you are a cocktail and live band lover, check out the famous Plotting Parlour and Latest Music bars. Just down the street, there is awesome Brighton Bierhouse with a long list of international and local beers.

Party in North Laines

If you are a first-timer, North Laines is where you should go first. Bohemian vibes and historical spots are all around the district, along with great bars and pubs.

North Laine Brewhouse is a fantastic pub with an industrial look and best craft beer in the city. Green Door Store has unique railway yard, live music events and a wide selection of beer.

Party in Hanover

Colourful buildings and pubs at every corner – this what make a Hanover neighbourhood unique. The area is crowded with brew houses where you can taste, takeaways, or sit and drink the world’s most famous drink.

Check out some of the coolest social spot in the area like Dover Castle, Setting Sun, and Queens Park.

Dress codes & age restrictions

When it comes to the outfits and dress codes, Brighton is pretty easy-going place. Pubs and bars are the epicentres of the nightlife in the city, and they don’t mind jeans and shirts. For nightclubs, the smart and smart casual look is always a safe option.

The minimum age for drinking alcohol in Brighton is 19, as well as for entering most of the bars and pubs. The clubs have more rigid rules, with age restriction of 21 and above.