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Kempfield House

18 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England (Formerly Genevieve Hotel)
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Ranked #45 of 97 Brighton B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ashford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A weekend away with friends to see the sites. Hotel is perfectly placed with the sea front ,pier,the Pavillion,the Lanes all within easy walking distance.Got a voucher from reception for car parking ,£10 for 24 hrs.Found a spot 50 metres away after we unloaded the car. Staff were very attentive & helpful checked in 30 mins early with no problems.Our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived for a weekend, was greeted and shown straight to the room. We had superior room with Four Poster bed, was clean and tidy, bed was comfortable. Wine and chocolates along with plenty of tea and coffee was in the rooms. Breakfast was very nice, Full English, cereals, Fruit and croissants. Hotel convenient for all of Brighton including the Lanes... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decieded last minute to book a weekend break away to brighton for gay pride ajd decieded to stay atthe kempfield. From the moment we booked they could not of been more helpful although our check in was not til 3pm sat afternoon the manager allowed us to go to the hotel at 9:30 leave our bags and get changed... More

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Wiltshire, England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel (more like a cross between a guest house and hostel) is grossly overpriced and is in no way a 4 star hotel. We stayed in the superior double. The beds are like those children sleep in; uncomfortable and hard. The bedding was stained. The décor is shabby and there is only a rail on which to hang clothes.... More

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Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Booked this for an overnight stay in Brighton as had tickets for a gig at St George's Church. This hotel is in a perfect location for both this venue, the beach and the town centre. We were fortunate to get a parking space outside the hotel which we felt was reasonably priced for a whole day's parking. We didn't need... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here whilst attending conference. Position good, a 10 min walk to conference centre along front. Hotel comfortable and clean, Although bed was a tad too soft for my liking. Breakfast was excellent and staff were very helpful and pleasant. On check in we had a small bottle of wine left in room and daily bottles of water left... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stayed here for two nights Sat/Sun evening , location very good position but extremely noisy through the night so don't expect to sleep! Not only is there constant noise from party revellers but also early morning deliveries to the pub next door! That said the staff here are very nice and the room we stayed in was spacious but... More

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Four stars??? I don't know where they got that from. Clean, but slightly tatty little hotel. The thing that put me off was my room smelt like it hadn't been cleaned. My bed sheets smelt used and reeked of someone who was a heavy smoker. In the morning I woke up with the smell all over my body. Shame as... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed for three nights in the Kempfield guest house to see the sights of Brighton. The location is very good for access to all the well known attractions but is also in an area with a lot of noise from late night/early morning revellers. The staff are delightful, the breakfast up to standard and the hotel is generally very... More

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Petham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
3 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This hotel is very inviting situated within easy walking distance of both the beach and centre of Brighton with many amenities just minutes away. I was greeted by a very nice young lady and shown to my room which was much bigger than most hotel rooms in Brighton. I went for a superior room as it was not much difference... More

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Address: 18 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England (Formerly Genevieve Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
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