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Motel Schmotel

Certificate of Excellence
37 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EF, England
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Ranked #33 of 96 Brighton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth B Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Choose this b and b to be close to the Brighton centre where we were attending an event. Room was warm, clean and cosy and owners helpful with advice. Accomodation a 5 minute walk from sea and not much further to the lanes and centre of Brighton shopping centre, so convenient to abandon the car for 3 days and walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great b&b just minutes away from the Brighton Centre. Close enough to the Lanes and all the good restaurants too. We were upgraded to a superior room which looked out on the square - Room 6 and it was very nice. Breakfast in bed was a real treat

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this lovely little B&B for a last minute stay in December 2014 with a friend. Great location just minutes from the beach, the bog NCP car park and the Churchill shopping centre. The room was lovely, the owners text me the day before to check arrival times and were happy for us to check in a little early.... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This B&B is very centrally located for all the restaurants and shops etc of Brighton as well as the seafront and pier. We were welcomed warmly and parked our car at the back of the house. However, the rooms are small (we had a 'standard' double room 5) and there wasn't much room to move around, the bathroom particularly small.... More 

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motelschmotel, Owner at Motel Schmotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We take them all on board. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed our location, warm welcome, cleanliness, breakfast and parking facility. On the negative side, yes, our rooms are small as are the ensuites. We dont make any attempt to hide this and feel quite proud of our cleverly designed rooms which make... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in and the room seemed pleasant, very compact but well styled. Breakfast was of a good standard, however we would not stay again for the following reasons: Shower fittings lose and it needed re-painting, bathroom was unbelievably small ie; just wide enough to fit a person, probably 2ft by 2ft! It's very loud, if anyone moves next door... More 

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motelschmotel, Owner at Motel Schmotel, responded to this review

Firstly, Thank you for your positive comments. I am glad to hear you were happy with your room and breakfast. Thank you also for raising the issue with the loose shower riser rail, this has now been adjusted. It was literally a 2 min job and we would have been more than happy to do it for you whilst you... More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights at the gorgeous Motel Schmotel in order to conveniently attend the Brighton Tattoo Convention located just down the road from here. Day before, the fabulous Maja sent through a warm, friendly text message just introducing herself and asking whether it would be ok for us to warn her of our arrival 30 minutes before, and directing... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

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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motelschmotel, Owner at Motel Schmotel, responded to this review

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! You were a pleasure to look after and we hope to welcome you back soon Regards Amsy More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

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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motelschmotel, Owner at Motel Schmotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. I'm so sorry you sufferred the frustration of the lack of WIFI. We had recently had problems with the connection and the signal was subsequently sufferring. You will be pleased to hear that we have now installed super fast Fibre optic broadband which provides super speed... More 

Norfolk, England
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

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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motelschmotel, Owner at Motel Schmotel, responded to this review

Wonderful! Thank you. We most definitely look forward to looking after you again! Regards Amsy More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
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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