Awesome music house in Brighton

Homestay in Whitehawk - Brighton, United Kingdom

About the Homestay

Cosmopolitan Quirky
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

We are married ladies who work in the music business and keep a lovely comfy warm house. We have 3 rooms to offer one with a single bed and two with a double.

We will provide breakfast, Internet, a lovely living room, a bath, a shower, a sunny garden(Sorry the Sun is not guaranteed), a parking space, and 2 friendly hosts.

The house is 2 miles from Brighton town centre and Brighton university and only a mile from the pier. The bus stop is a one min walk away and takes you straight to town. Your more than welcome to cook exotic and crazy food combinations (that's what we do and love) and use any of the house facilities including the Internet. Your breakfast and laundry are included in your fee. You are welcome to make yourself at home put a film on chill out and even have a friend round.

We are friendly, cultured and open-minded people who love meeting new people, travelling and swooping stories and eating food from all over the world. We like to call this Family International. We have 2 little tortoises called Patrick and pepper and a very very cute little Sausage Dog called Eddie who live with us. We look forward to meeting you.

Best wishes,
Shiv and Tracey
x

Pets

Tortoise, Dog

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 6 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

One single room
From £17 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

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

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Single bed in a music themed room. Lovely views of the countryside and race course, natural sunlight. one cupboards and bed side table.

Facilities
  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
 1 guest
Nightly Price
£18
Weekly Price
£120
Monthly price
£510
Double Room
From £30 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

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

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This is a large light double room, with a large very comfortable double bed, large set of clothes draws and a shelving unit. It has a TV, mirror and small dressing unit. The room is warm comfortable and relaxing.

Facilities
  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Radio
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£35
£55
Weekly Price
£240
£380
Monthly price
£900
£1,500
One double room
From £21 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

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

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Double bed in a Travel themed room. Lovely views of the countryside and race course, natural sunlight, under bed storage and small set of draws.

Facilities
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
£30
£40
Weekly Price
£180
£240
Monthly price
£650
£900
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About the Area

The Area is a friendly close, and 2 mins walk from the local shop, 1 min walk from the bus stop to town/uni and 2 miles from Brighton university. We are surrounded by rolling hills and countryside with beautifull walking trails a miles walk away. The train station is 3 miles away on the bus.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Beach
  • 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

House Rules

If you cook wash up after yourself. Respect the house, contents and other guests. One friend over at a time exceptions for special occasions. No friend sleepovers. No smoking in the house, the garden is fine. No drugs.

Smoking is not allowed.

28 Reviews

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    United Kingdom
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    March 2019

    We stayed with Shiv, Tracey and the beautiful little Eddie for just shy of seven months, and we enjoyed every second. Shiv and Tracey are lovely, welcoming ladies who have now become our good friends. They always made sure we were happy and comfortable, and often offered to grab us anything we needed from the shops! Shiv's baking is absolutely wonderful, and there is always a happy buzz around the house. Our room was a good size for us, with loads of storage and a comfy bed. Throughout our entire stay we were happy, comfortable and felt very much at home, and the ladies made our stay in Brighton a memorable one. Xxx

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    Netherlands
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    March 2019

    Shivvy and Tracey are the most adorable hosts you can wish for. You will enter a house full of warmth, humour and positivity and their lovely little dog Eddie is absolutely fun to have around you. I have felt so much more than just being a guest at their home; I feel I have met two new friends and I sure do hope to return again soon enough. Recommended home to stay for sure! Thank you, Shivvy and Tracey, for such a wonderful time! :-)

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    France
    Age 35 - 44

    4 hearts
    December 2018

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    Spain
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    November 2018

    I moved to Brighton to start a course at the University of Sussex and stayed with Shivvy and Tracey for 1 month. I had a wonderful time with them! They really made me feel welcome and made sure I was ok, being very helpful and supportive throughout all my stay.

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    Italy
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    October 2018

    Shiv and Tracey are great people, I stayed with them for 2 months and really felt at home! I would definitely recommend staying with them, they’re lovely and were always helpful whenever I needed something. Thanks girls

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    Spain
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    September 2018

    My week in Brighton was amazing!! Not a very long stay but enough to say I was lucky to be at Shiwy and Tracey ‘s home!! Cosy, house, quiet neighborhood, well connected to the city centre. And best of all, these lovely girls made me feel home from the very beginning. I highly recommend this home to stay and would like to say thank you again to these ladies. Hope to come back some day

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    Austria
    Age 45 - 54

    3 hearts
    August 2018

    The stay at Shivvy and Tracey was o.k. We were there for 2 weeks, but the hosts were almost never at home, because they were working at some festival. The house is very small and it took us every day 20 min. by bus to get to the pier. A lot of breakfast stuff was old and we had to buy cereals, milk and eggs etc. by ourselves to have breakfast. No changes of fresh bed blankets and towels. But all in all we enjoyed our stay in Brighton. Nice neighbourhood next to Shivvy`s place.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Shivvy in ,

    Thank you so much for our disappointing rewiew, well where do I begin never in my life have we ever had people stay who have never said thank you, we work hard and every day we came home to a mound of dirty pots pans and dishes, we have never ever had guests who have not respected our home. And it is that our home not a hotel. We buy things fresh every week and offered to take you shopping more than once. We drove you 2 hours to London to show you the sights and you never even said thank you just jumped out the car. We missed a day of work to do that, your welcome. You have free use of the washing machine the same as every other guest, you had free reign of the whole house. There is an entire cupboard of clean bedding and towels. We have had 60 guests stay in our HOME and never have we had an unhappy review. To say we are saddened by this Is an understatement but that's cool , we welcome independent souls. Shiv

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    Sweden
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    June 2018

    I've spent half a year with Shivvy and Tracey while studying in Brighton. While staying with them, they made sure that I always felt at home and they helped me a lot whenever I needed it. They also cared a lot about me and everyone that stayed with them, even if it was just for a short time. Looking back at my stay, it felt like becoming part of their family after staying for so long with them and I hope that I'll get the chance to return to them in the future.

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    England
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    February 2018

    What can I say? These lovely ladies are just the most welcoming fun hosts you could hope for. I was nervous coming over as I'd never left home before but you should have no hesitations as I felt immediately at home in their lovely cheerful house. They made me feel at ease and helped me find my way. This was the best way to start my adventure and I'm glad to be a part of their international family. All my love girls, thank for everything. Xx

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    United States
    Age 18 - 24

    5 hearts
    January 2018

    Shivvy and Tracey were absolutely AMAZING!! They are beautiful people that will definitely make you feel at home and welcomed. This was my first time using homestay and it was definitely the best experience of my life. If you are looking to stay with people that make you feel like family it is definitely them!! They are very helpful with anything you might need. The house is very very cozy and you pretty much have everything you need there. Thank you for the most amazing 3 months of my life!! <3

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