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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 #30 of 97 Brighton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a lovely time here. The rooms weren't all booked up, so we got upgraded to a bigger room free of charge which was great. Very well decorated, I was amused by the semi-naked ladies in the bathroom. Breakfast was something we looked forward to every morning, the breakfast room was adorable and a great place to plan the... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

enjoyed a couple of days break at his niche little hotel. Overall experience was very good does exactly what its says on the tin. All the staff were very warm and pleasant breakfast was quality, and the owner texted us every day while we were there telling us of things going on in Brighton. I have only one tiny complaint... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely bed and breakfast situated perfectly for the pier and the popular Lanes. We were in room 9 which was quite small but perfectly formed. Tea and coffee facilities accompanied by penguins and motel schmotel mints provided a really personal touch. Breakfast was like nothing I've had before, absolutely stunning! Cute little soft boiled eggs with a good... More

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely place to stay for a couple of nights. The location is perfect, parking is a problem and two nights cost us £40 at Regency Square, 2 minute walk from the motel, but other car parks were more expensive. Request a room 1st floor or above as we had ground floor and was very noisy. Staff great, very personable, helpful... More

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is wonderful. The staff are a delight, very helpful and the accommodation is thoughtfully decorated and well presented. We enjoyed our one night stay and were sad to leave - wishing we had booked a two or three nighter. We would recommend this hotel and will definitely visit again when we are next in Brighton.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm welcome. Nothing too much trouble. Clean, comfortable rooms. Excellent location in a quiet square close to everything. They will even serve your breakfast in bed if that is what you want. Can't fault this establishment. We will be back!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely bed and breakfast in Brighton. Ideally located for the sea front, shops and The Lanes. The staff are friendly and helpful and it has parking if booked in advance. The breakfast was excellent and well presented. We booked room 10 which is downstairs and has a lovely bath in the room, however please note that if... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Arrived late but met with a smiling face-Maja. The room on the ground floor was clean and tidy. The en suite was a little small but did its job. The breakfast was great, quick and hot. Parking was available at a price. Location was good easy walk to the seaside and shops.

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Gillingham, Kent
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Having stayed in Brighton many times, I wanted to explore another hotel and this one ticked all the boxes where others have failed to do so. Free parking subject to availability or local paid for spaces, a lovely local, a stunning choice of breakfast and innovative way of communicating with the lovely Maja. Ideally located near the beach, shops and... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Thanks for a great stay ,room was great, staff great, food great ,value great. what more could I say.car parking near by and only a short walk to the seafront or the laines and loads of food places near by,decent tea and coffee in the rooms and the breakfast really sets you up for the day,will definitely be booking again.

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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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