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Motel Schmotel

3.0 of 5 37 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EF, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved staying here.It is very central once you get your bearing.The room was brilliant.The bed is the best I have ever slept in.The staff could not do enough for you. I would recommend this place every time

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I nearly stayed here last July for my sons graduation but last min change of plan meant we didn't. But it came to mind last weekend for a late call somewhere to stay on a Sunday night. We booked that morning and arrived to drop bags at 4pm. Bedroom small as advertised but clean and the bed and bedding comfy... More 

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Norfolk, England
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to stay. Very welcoming staff making arrival and check in easy and enjoyable. Rooms were warm and comfy. The whole place is lovely, very quirky and quaint with a chic boutique feel. A great choice of breakfasts from a menu presented in a lovely way, there is the option of breakfast in bed or to eat in the... More 

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11 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Stayed at this guest house for one night first week in Jan, We were given room 1, the first room to the right as you walk in by the front door, The room seemed clean, but was freezing cold, the windows are not double glazed, so we were kept up all night listening to street noise, as well as hearing... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We really love it at motel schmotel, we have visited twice now and will definitely be returning! there rooms are beautiful, each has its own quirky items making it a really lovely place to be. The staff are all lovely, very helpful- happy to be accommodating with parking. The breakfast was amazing and served to us in bed at no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

For my partners birthday we decided on motel schmotel for a combination of distance to the front, price and quirkyness. We read all the reviews on here and I have to say there really are some moaning people in this world! Yes the rooms are small...and the bathrooms..but so what.. if your planning on spending your break to brighton in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

There's a definite friendly feel, and the breakfasts are equally charming. It's all very homely, bordering on quaint, but not in an annoying way. All of the staff were very friendly, and they will let you leave your cases after checkout too.

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was the second time we stayed at Schmotel on business. The rooms are tiny, especially the bathrooms. The heating gets turned off automatically after midnight, but there are electric heaters in the rooms and staff will very kindly set them up for you! Our showers also didn't work very well and it was either boiling hot or freezing cold.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I have rated this B&B four and that is mainly due to the friendly and welcoming staff. There is nothing like a big friendly and welcoming smile...especially at breakfast. The room was adequate and clean and simply furnished. They are fairly small but they are well laid out and there is ample tea and coffee to keep you going. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Staff are lovely and friendly, breakfast room is cute and homely, good location near to the main shopping centre and a couple mins walk to the seafront. But they are the only positives... Windows are single glazed, so on the lower floors you hear everyone who passes outside, not to mention the other guests that slam the front door, thump... More 

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Address: 37 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Motel Schmotel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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