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Motel Schmotel

3.0 of 5 37 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EF, England
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    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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england
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London
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18 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Southampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We stayed her for our 1st wedding anniversary and all I can say is this hotel is simply amazing. The staff are lovely and couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. We requested a low level floor room and car parking before we arrived and they delivered on both. Our room was beautiful, immaculately clean and the bed was so... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Effort acknowledged for a b&b trying to be more characterful with some nice touches, like mince pies on arrival (stored uncovered above a radiator though!) and a very comfy bed. However the lack of a personal greeting due to no staff present after 6pm on a Friday when most people would be expected to arrive later after a workday was... More 

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somerset england
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

just back from this fabulous bed and breakfast. Stayed in room 4 ( balcony room) Sunday 7th and Monday 8th December. We were visiting friends in Brighton so just needed somewhere to sleep. We were very warmly greeted. Lovely touches like help yourself to mince pies on arrival. Brighton Rock in our room, bottle of water, jars of tea/ coffee... 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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