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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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35 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location close to lanes and centre. Few mins from promenade and pier. Room 4 had balcony overlooking small park. King size bed and single bed also.Good breakfast too with vegetarian choice. Friendly staff. parking available.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned for a night at this wonderful little hotel. Whilst the hotel is not in pristine condition the hotel is a little gem. Rooms very clean and comfortable, excellent friendly accommodating staff and a lush breakfast. Brill location for the Brighton Conference Centre and shopping, seafront etc. Despite being central it is amazingly quiet. I will defo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

On the 22nd I had arranged to see the Steve Hackett concert at Brighton Centre and required overnight accommodation. I came across this hotel and as it was literally 3 mins from venue it seemed ideal. Although l only stayed one night, I found the hospitality,room and breakfast all of excellent standard. I would have no hesitation in booking this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I am now quite a fan of this small and cute B&B as I often stay there for my work trips. Everything is nice and clean. There is a very good breakfast. It is centrally located and the hosts are nice and welcoming excellent value for money.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Location is central. Room was cosy and clean. Very good breakfast. Staff were very good and helpful. Excellent value for money for those who are travelling for business or conference purposes as otherwise there are no real good views from the rooms.

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bristol
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14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had a great time. We had room 10 with a bath and separate toilet. It is located in the basement and next to the breakfast room.The room was clean and the location is ideal. We missed out on the onsite parking, we parked near by in regency square for £20 per day. Friendly staff. The breakfast is amazing and... More 

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Rushden, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We had a great short stay at this hotel, it was booked due to its great price and turned out to be Just what we wanted, comfortable hotel close to everything, great price and lovely breakfast! You are very close to just about everything Brighton as to offer in clean cosy accommodation with very welcoming but non pushy hosts, would... 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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