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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

10 minute wait to book in as barman was busy. Eventually, after having had to pay final bill, got our key but had to find our own room up very musty staircase. No hot water in shower, no signal on TV, had to pull out bedside table to plug in kettle, broken sash cord on window, cracked window pane. Before... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

I had chesse burger god it was rank tasted like a tinned burger considering the price it was shocking my girlfriends and tomato was off and wasnt impressed either went in there with my sister she waited 20 mins for a serving of olives with 2 bits of bread the barman is a bit of a playboy with a couple... More 

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Arundel, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Very noisy on three way traffic light junction, no double glazing, ear plug could not keep noise of traffic and doors slamming from bar out. Shower cubicle disgusting, no hot water working to wash hands. TV buzzed all the time and BBC channels frozen after 2 minutes, ask staff look at said they would come and check never came, only... More 

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Elsecar, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Dirty carpets, poor quality shower, telly did not work, bed had stained mattress. Dont waste ya money and stay here. Had a steak that was inedible and left most of my meal. Only stayed here because the company paid for it, I will refuse to stay again if they ever book me in here again.

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I arrived to smiling, happy staff who told me everything i needed to know! The location was far enough away but not too far. The staff told me all about buses and taxis. The locals were friendly. The room was small but very, very reasonably priced and clean. The decor was refreshing and the view was incredible. I didn't have... More 

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Address: Warren Road | Woodingdean, Brighton BN2 6BB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Downs Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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