The countdown to Wild Life has begun! There isn’t a better to way to start getting excited about the festival than planning your trip to Brighton. To help making your weekend the best as possible we’ve listed some of the favourite hotels and hostels in Brighton.
Remember to check all the hotel chains as well and if you want to bring your caravan check the campsites!
You can also book ticket and accommodation packages with Festicket – click here.
Jury’s Inn Brighton Waterfront
There isn’t a better way to recover from a day of music and dancing than enjoying a breakfast while watching the waves hit the Brighton beach. The hotel also has a pool and a spa which come handy for those who need a massage after a good few raves. A room for two people per night are around £300.
The Grand Brighton
If you’re looking for something luxurious then The Grand might be your place. From Egyptian cotton sheets to steam rooms and sauna the hotel is the ultimate place to ease your mind and body before you put those dancing shoes back on again. Twin/Double rooms start from £320 per night.
Britannia Study Hotel, Brighton
If you have a bit of a budget but want something more luxurious than a hostel Britannia Study is a great choice with double rooms starting from £200. The rooms are cosy and relaxed which is why the hotel is very popular so be fast if you want a room!
Nineteen is a luxury B&B with 7 bedrooms which are decorated with art of up and coming Brighton based artists. The breakfast is served straight to bed which gives you some extra minutes in the bed before heading to festival area. Rooms start from £90.
Artist Residence Hotel, Brighton
Every room in Artist Residence is decorated differently from pop art themes to rustic summer cabin vibes. The ones who after arriving from Wild Life just want to chill at the hotel Artist Residence is ideal; the hotel has cocktail bar and a ping-pong room perfect for a few late night matches. Double rooms start from £100.
Fab Guest, Brighton
You can’t get trendier than Fab Guest. The rooms are carefully designed with interesting prints, colourful led lights and industrial décor. Its modern spin on B&B and cheap price is why everyone from business trip to backpackers love it. The double rooms start from £100 per night
The Moorings, Worthing
Want to get away from the sounds of the traffic and drunken singing on the Brighton streets? The Moorings is a cosy little Guest House few minutes away from the beach in Worthing and quite short drive away from the festival site. Double/Twin rooms from £100.
The Ardington Hotel, Worthing
If you’re looking something more luxurious than a B&B The Ardington Hotel is for you! It’s located right next to the beach and 15 minute walk away from the Worthing Central Station where Wild Life Bus Hub is. Standard rooms start around £100 per night.
Favoured by the bands on tour Travelodge is a steady favourite; the rooms are spacious & cheap and the beds are comfy giving the rockers the rest they need. The prices start from £50 per night and there’s one in Worthing (Worthing Seafront) and two in Brighton (Brighton Seafront and Brighton, the latter one is located right next to Preston Park where Wild Life bus hub is).
Kipps has become one of the favourite youth hostels in Brighton. It’s been praised for its great value for money and guarantees to serve all the needs of budget travellers. The hostel is only 10 minute walk away from the train station, right in the heart of the city. Dormitory beds available for £85 per week.
HAPPY Brighton takes a different spin on the hostel life. In addition to bunkbeds they have sleeping pods that are supplied with individual power supply, light, laptop shelf and black out privacy curtain – perfect for the festival goers who want some privacy after the music filled day. Bunkbeds and pods start from £15 per night.
Seadragon Backpackers is a small hostel with just six rooms. With wooden floors and wooden bunk beds it feels more like you’re staying at your friend’s parents’ place than in a noisy hostel. Their basement kitchen was once voted by Lonely Planet as ‘Best Hostel Kitchen’ so no need to start the festival morning hungry. Seadragon Backpackers is ten minute walk from the city centre, 30 seconds from the seafront and the average price per night is £30.
YHA Brighton definitely has the looks with its grand entrance and cosy rooms so no wonder the rooms sell out months in advance. The customers love it because it doesn’t feel like a rowdy, dirty hostel so act fast if you want a bed (average price £20 per night).
There are three Grapevine hostels in Brighton; Central, Seafront and North Lane. So either you want to stay near the cafes and bars or wake up to the ocean waves you can do it all for a very cheap price, rooms start from £15.
Hostelpoint is a very basic hostel but favoured by travellers due to its location (near Brighton Pier, you can hear the ocean to your room) and cheap price (beds starting from £10 per night). Although it looks like all the other hostels at least they have a Legolas poster on the wall.
Get a group of music lovers together and book a flat with Airbnb. This way you can still discuss the amazing acts you just saw at the festival while having a late night snack and a beer on the cosy sofas in a nicely decorated flat. Comfortable, fairly cheap, no drunken strangers and you can stack the fridge with anything you might crave after the festival.