Friendly, welcoming couple

Homestay in Hove, Brighton - Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom

About the Homestay

Nature
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

Hi, we are Lee and Sue (Kyoung-Suk). We have been married for 13 years. I am British and 40 years old and Sue is 38 and originates from Seoul, South Korea , but has lived in England now for 15 years and is now a British citizen.

We both work full time. I am a self employed property developer and landlord and Sue works as a chartered accountant for a large company in central London and commutes to work Monday to Friday.

We have 2 very lovely cats (Lex and Lulu).

We have been hosting students and guests from around the world now for the past 11 years and really enjoy having people from different cultures and backgrounds stay with us. Some of our guests come back and stay with us for their holidays each year and keep in touch, which is nice.

Our home has 1 double guest room, 1 twin/double/single guest room and 2 single guest rooms. Each of these rooms has a private fridge, Tv/DVD and wireless internet. Our twin/double/single guest room when not occupied is also used as a cinema room, with a large 9 foot cinema screen and 5.1 cinema sound system.
Guests can feel free to join us in both the lounge or the cinema room at any time to chat, relax or watch tv and movies.
We have a garden at the rear of the house with a patio and summer house which guests can use when the weather is nice.

Additional Info

Parking is free and unrestricted in our area.

Sue speaks both Korean and English fluently.

Laundry service (maximum 2 loads, then £3 per extra load),unlimited internet and self service breakfast are included in the room price.

Prepared dinner is an extra £5 per day per person. We don't cater for any special diets.

Self catering option is an extra £2.50 per person per day for use of our kitchen and facilities to cook your own food. Please make sure the kitchen is left clean after use.

Minimum block booking of 7 consecutive days, payable in advance. No refunds are given for days when meals or use of kitchen are missed or not needed.

All guests have use of the kettle, Toaster and Microwave in the kitchen at all times included in the room price.

Pets

Cat

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Air Conditioning

Bedrooms available for booking

   

Single room, small and cute.
From £19 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

67sq feet. Window with direct view to bus stop. Private safe for laptop and valuables, Private mini-fridge, HD tv, Full sky tv package, Bluray player and wireless internet, hairdryer. Door lock.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
Nightly Price
£23
Weekly Price
£155
Monthly price
£580
Stylish Single/Twin or double room
From £22 per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

145sq feet. 1-2 beds with large leather sofa and led tv/dvd,Sky tv Clothes rail,mirror,desk and chair,remote control Air conditioning,dimmable remote controlled lighting. Mini-fridge. Door lock. This room has no window and is up a steep staircase.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£24
£40
Weekly Price
£160
£265
Quiet single room
From £22 per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

95sq feet with private LED tv/dvd and fridge freezer and air conditioning. Door bolt. This room has no window and is up a steep staircase. The second bed in this room is a fold away bed which when in use makes the room very tight. For occasional use only

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£22
£38
Luxury Double bedroom with 2 windows.
From £26 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

95sq feet with double bed, double wardrobe, 26' LED tv,dvd, private safe for laptop and valuables, oak flooring, mini-fridge, Dimmable lighting. Key lock door. Direct view to the bus stop.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£26
£42
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About the Area

We live in Brighton which is located on the south east coast of England. Brighton is famous for tourists and foreign students that come here to learn/improve their English language and do some sightseeing. It has probably the nicest weather in England and is only a 50 minute train journey from London. The area of Brighton we live in is called Hove. It is the quieter part of Brighton next to the countryside. There is a park and a small shopping area a few minutes walk from our home. We live just a 30 minute bus ride away from central Brighton and about a 20 minute ride from the beach. The bus runs from directly outside our home every 5 minutes and are numbers 5,5A & 5B.

The area of Brighton we live in is called Hove. It is the quieter part of Brighton next to the countryside. There is a park and a small shopping area a few minutes walk from our home.

We live just a 30 minute bus ride away from central Brighton and a 20 minute ride from the beach. The bus runs from directly outside our home every 5 minutes and are numbers 5,5A & 5B.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Health club
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
  • Full Breakfast
  • Half Board

House Rules

A full house information list is provided in each room for guests.

GENERAL,
Room fees to be paid in full on arrival unless prior arrangements have been agreed.

No outdoor shoes to be worn inside the house.

No smoking allowed inside the house.

Please turn off any lights/appliances that you turn on when you are finished.

Please close any windows that you open if you go out.

Please be quiet when coming home late.

Laundry to be left in the kitchen on either Thursday evenings or Friday mornings ready for us to wash for you. If you are late with your laundry or have a large amount(more than 2 loads) there may be a £3 charge for us to wash it separately. This service is a general wash, we do not remove stains or do a special wash.
Guests may not use the washing machine.

YOUR ROOM,
We do not enter your room unless we need to. Please ask if you need to use the hoover and cleaning materials.

Rubbish bag from the bin in your room to be changed on Wednesday evenings.

Any food and drinks that you have should be kept in your room and your rooms fridge.

Please do not close your door if one of our cats is in your room.

KITCHEN,
Guests may not use the washing machine.

Only guests staying on the self catering option (extra payment) may use the Oven and Cooker/Hob to cook or heat up food.

Guests staying on the self catering option should clean up after themselves.

LOUNGE,
Feel free to use the lounge at any time.

Always make sure that the cats are out of the room and close the room door when are finished using the room.

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

55 Reviews

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    France
    Age 35 - 44

    4 hearts
    November 2018

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    United Kingdom
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    July 2018

    This is not the first time that I have had the pleasure of staying with Sue and Lee. They are both very friendly and hospitable people. They made my wife and I very welcome from the outset and it was a pleasure to stay with them again. I would not hesitate in recommending them to anyone. Great! Many thanks Sue and Lee. Until the next time.

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    Italy
    Age 45 - 54

    4 hearts
    July 2018

    A pretty and nice family.

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    United Kingdom
    Age 35 - 44

    4 hearts
    June 2018

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    France
    Age 55 - 64

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    France
    Age 35 - 44

    4 hearts
    April 2018

    Très bon accueil merci beaucoup

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    Algeria
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    April 2018

    Lee and his wife are very nice people.Every thing was right and I really appreciated my stay there.
    Thank you Lee and Sue.

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    Italy
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    March 2018

    Incredible experience in a beautiful house with two lovely Cats and cozy gentle people. Thank you so much to Lee and Sue for teaching us! David and Jade

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When can I share my contact details?

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