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King Alfred Leisure Centre

Open Now: 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Not a good experience at all, Very disappointed...

I have not been to the King Alfred for around a decade and I was very disappointed when I decided... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Crawley, United Kingdom
Saturday morning swim

This is a very popular venue and could be so much better. The 0815-0930 lane swimming was chaotic... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible24%
29 Aug 2018
“Not a good experience at all, Very disappointed...”
5 May 2018
“Saturday morning swim”
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King Alfred Leisure Centre Kingsway, Brighton BN3 2WW, England
+44 1273 290290
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

Customer service is the most important thing, and in this place they should run the training for the two lady in the reception, rude, unhelpful about all the service that you pay for.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lorenzo d
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

This is (was) a regular place for me and has never been particularly good but is my closest pool. I would rather get a bus and go somewhere where the staff are not so lazy. A woman with a float backed up the middle swimming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Ipitt000
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I have not been to the King Alfred for around a decade and I was very disappointed when I decided to pop in pop in with my daughter and mum, The entrance lobby is looking very tired. The reception just looks like chaos inside and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank m3dic0
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

The general pool is quite big and would be nice to swim in if not for the nappies, hair and other trash that people have dumped there. There were also some kids biting bits of foam off the floats and spitting them in to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 950benjamink
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Today we visited the pool at King Alfred, which allowed us to make use of our Freedom Leisure cards, which entitles Brighton and Hove children aged 5-16 to free public swimming sessions. Thanks to this scheme I only paid £4.95, which given the length of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a very popular venue and could be so much better. The 0815-0930 lane swimming was chaotic because the session for “adults” was short. Then it was shortened still more as a load of swimming classes took over an increased section of the pool....More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank 157DavidM
Reviewed March 23, 2018

ITS ALL ABOUT TAKING YOUR MONEY , JUST TAKING YOUR MONEY The Brighton and Hove swimming complexes are both FILTHY, FALLING TO BITS , LACKING IN INVESTMENT, and they are expensive. THE SAUNA at King Alfred of which the structure is collapsing is an overcrowded,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
5  Thank Sharon c
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

5 mins away from where I live so have used a few times over the last 12 months or so. Looks a bit run down but the pool is ok as are facilities.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank 963jakeb
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Took the family there and what a mistake to make. My partner said she would never ever set foot in there again due to the dirt that was, pretty much, everywhere.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Rob M
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Once again I made the trip to the leisure centre for a swim. After complaining once about the hygiene standards I thought it might have improved - I was wrong. The floor of the changing rooms is disgusting with hair everywhere and blocked drains. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Rebecca W
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September 2, 2018|
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Response from 963jakeb | Reviewed this property |
As per the previous answer. Showers are past reception and are only for the use of paying customers.
April 24, 2017|
Response from FreedomLeisure | Property representative |
Hi, if you would like to call 01273 290290 I am sure we can find a solution. Regards King Alfred Leisure Centre
August 17, 2015|
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Response from SamanthaC107 | Reviewed this property |
The pool has filters around the outside that the water "slops" into. This is then pumped back into the pool, so any debris will be caught as it enters the filter. To my knowledge I have never known it be closed for... More