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Motel Schmotel

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   37 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EF, England
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Ranked #35 of 97 Brighton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights at the end of June as we were going the Brighton Centre. The location was perfect just a couple of minutes walk, we had booked a parking space also which was really convenient as we just parked the car when we arrived and didn't need it again until we left. The room was small,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Loved it... Fantastic location, brilliantly run family business and well organised. This was a romantic weekend and this hotel helped fulfil that. Yes the room was small, but they are beautifully decorated, well equipped with everything needed. A fully functioning, en-suite...That's all we required, hence why we booked this stay... You get what you pay for but I believe we... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Thank you motel schmotel, I have just got home having spent the week with my daughter in Brighton. We stayed with you in room 6 and I'd like to say 'Thank you', we had a lovely time. Starting each morning after a good nights sleep, with a friendly atmosphere and a great breakfast. See you again soon I hope. Nicola

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hi there when i booked in Motel Schmotel , i expected something nice but what i got was a real small room with a dirty towel but rest was clean have to say ,But i always bring a clean towel with me anyway the room it was cold as there was a big gap i said to my fella i... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Thanks again for a great stay... this is such a cool place and with the best people too... Just a note to say there is an unfavourable review on here from the weekend, but thankfully the owners called the police to eject these people who were disturbing other guests and as a result have now retaliated by posting an unfavourable... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my fiancé stayed for one night (seeing Lee Evans in the night time). We were warmly welcomed when we arrived. The room was small, but adequate for one nights stay. I was pleased and happy with the little things that were in the room (penguin bars). I slept ok, but my fiancé did not sleep as good (she... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't usually leave reviews, mainly because I have pleasant stays and agree with previous reviews that have been left but on this occasion I feel that I need to share my experience. This was a terrible experience for me from start to finish. I have stayed in numerous hotels and bed and breakfasts throughout the country and have never... More

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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid £100 per night for what I can only describe as the pokiest room at the back of the house with stunning views of a car park and multi-storey block of flats. Service was abominable. Disgraceful in fact. The owner cares so little for this place that she's never there and seems to begrudge dealing with any issues face-to-face, preferring... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location of this cute establishment is good, just a couple of blocks from the main shopping area heading up hill or ditto downhill to the sea front. Service was friendly and helpful and breakfast was exceptional with a few choices. Rooms were clean with comfortable bedding and had complimentary soap/shampoo as well as tea/coffee and daily penguin biscuits, also free... More

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London
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mixed experince. Goodthings: Great location Very clean rooms and the whole place Friendly staff Breakfast with gluten free option available Cute decorations,especially the dinning room Not sure I would recommend it for someone with a small child, the beds are very high and there is nothing to proctect a child from falling out from bed, my niece age 3 fell... 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*
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Situated on pretty Russell Square, smack bang in the centre of it all, you will be 2 min. walk from the main shopping centre, Brighton's fantastic beach, car parks, The Lanes, Hove and The Brighton Centre for gigs and conferences. All our rooms are en suite (en suites refurbished in May 2008), with clean fresh bed linen, fluffy white towels, tea and coffee making facilities with fresh milk. Free view and Wi-Fi are in all rooms. ... more   less 
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