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The Downs Hotel

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Warren Road | Woodingdean, Brighton BN2 6BB, England
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Ranked #68 of 97 Brighton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On entering, staff were very helpful. Ample free parking, helpful guidebook in the bedroom. We stayed in the four-poster bedroom, which was very comfortable and had the most amazing view! Has free wifi, the best breakfast ever! And has a bus stop a couple of yards outside the hotel, which can take you to the Pier in about 10 minutes.... More

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Newhaven, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had day brighton races and this very close booked single room ensuite clean and basic but comfortable bed so all good only slight down side tv didnt work properly but in bar till late so wasnt problem lol,staff very friendly and welcoming and breakfast was excellent be nice if open to public as cafe as would use again that nice... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found The Downs Hotel ok , If you just want a base it is great for that , I was only there for the two nights . The single room i was in , was basic but comfortable , comfy bed , tea/ coffee tray . TV . The bathroom was `ok` . The cooked breakfast were v.good .... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the nearest place to Brighton I could find this weekend. Tiny single room which I suspect was once a bathroom since it only had a frosted window! Awful squeaky bed, grubby looking shower cubicle (so I didn;t use it), and very loud music from the bar downstairs. I had to watch television until it stopped because there was... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
13 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been staying here for nearly four years ever since our daughter started at University of Sussex. This time we were staying to go to her graduation and we feel it is now a home from home. The room was comfortable and clean and the staff are really friendly. We had an evening meal this time as well as... More

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77 reviews 77 reviews
19 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We called in here on our way to Brighton Races. We had the most delightful smoked salmon salad with home made honey and mustard dressing with a dash of white wine vinegar. Washed don by a fresh pot of Earl Grey tea. We enjoyed the whole thing so much I popped into the kitchen to get the dressing recipe from... More

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Crystal Palace,London
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Lovely spacious room, clean and bright with a beautiful view of downs and sea. Excellent food, particularly local fresh fish and Harvey's bitter. Nice breakfast. Slight delay on check-in , but we arrived as bar was filling up and 1st rounds being ordered. Good location for Brighton by bus [leave car in CP if you want to drink in town]... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Room - I'd booked a single en-suite room at £45 a night. The room was no bigger than the box room in my apartment. sink and shower in the main room beside the bed, toilet behind a closed door (glad it wasn't all open plan). - first impressions were not great. The bedsheets and pillow cases were white which... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Very friendly staff. Comfortable beds. Clean rooms. Fantastic food. Bus stop just outside for easy travelling to Brighton and lovely walks.The only negative points are that it was very noisy due to being on a main road and the bathroom could have been cleaner.

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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*
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The Downs Hotel is set on top of a hill overlooking rolling countryside down to the sea. We are family run and pride ourselves on offering guests a warm welcome. With a bus stop outside that takes you into the centre of Brighton within 15 minutes you can leave your car in our FREE car park and enjoy our beautiful city leisurely. We have a traditional English bar which is popular with locals and has a pool table & darts board. We serve a variety of beers & ales (inc locally produced ones), alongside this our inviting restaurant offers homemade traditional dishes, and our head chef Brendan creates some wonderful weekly specials. ... more   less 
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