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The Downs Hotel

3.0 of 5
Warren Road | Woodingdean, Brighton BN2 6BB, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel has been my temporary home for two weeks; all staff great and cannot do enough for its customers. this attitude has prevailed top down throughout the management and staff, with no exceptions - I cannot name them all; they know who they are. food excellent and extensive selection of wines. popular with racing fraternity, and links with local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by Lisa from Ashford, this is a very unfair review! My wife and I stayed here for two nights, over the Easter weekend, and were more than satisfied. When we arrived, the gentleman behind the bar was very helpful when he booked us in, even carrying our bag up to our room! which I didn't expect.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We were visiting family near to the downs and we needed somewhere to stay. The downs had a four poster room with extra beds for the kids. The view to the sea was lovely and the antique furntiure fitted in with the oldy worldy style of the building itself. If your looking for young and trendy look somewhere else, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We had a lovely time here. Our room was fabulous i didn't want to get out of our bed .There are great views of the sea and downs.Had a lovely walk with our friends The staff are very helpful and friendly.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Old building with a lovely four poster room. Parking and breakfast included (parking at a premium in bton centre, could cost £20 extra on your stay!) On easy bus route into town. AMAZING breakfast! Friendly staff. Compared to other hotels/ B&Bs in brighton they r about average. The views down to rottingdean were lovely.

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We have stayed at The Downs several times. Don't make the mistake of confusing this with The Grand or the Thistle. This is a low cost hotel at which all guests are assured a warm welcome, a decent room and a great dinner and breakfast. It seems from some of the reviews that, too many reviewers expect Brighton seafront at... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is the first time I've felt the need to write a review on a hotel but I felt the need as I don't want anybody to end up in this DISGUSTING place ever again... This pub needs to focus on serving drinks and give up on the accommodation side of things.... 10 of us stayed here... and we don't... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Staff friendly. Bedrrom clean but wasbasin only had cold water. The other tap did not deliver anything. Kettle for room service had to be put on floor to plug in. Shared shower room with no place to put clothes while showering. Shared toilet.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My partner and I stayed here for a single night after a party in Brighton city centre. From the outside, the hotel looks great with plenty of parking. The check in process to quick and easy and the staff were very friendly. Unfortunately, what let it down was the room. It had a very 'hostel' vibe going on. Shared toilets... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I went camping with my son this August to Stonehenge, then we decided to go to Brighton. I found the Downs Hotel online and decided to book for one night. The staff were friendly. The room was poor I mean very poor. The curtains need replacing no chance of a sleep. On a busy junction with no chance of leaving... More 

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