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Sandalwood Hotel

27 Lower Rock Gardens, Brighton BN2 1PG, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No hot water in shower. Room smelt like a drain. Dirty. Messy. Bed was like a rock and dirty. People screaming and shouting outside our room at 4am. Rude staff. Overpriced for what you got. I wouldn't have an animal stay. Wouldn't give any money back for the lack of hot water. We booked 3 rooms and the 3rd before... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is the most disgusting place I have ever step foot in!!!! The rooms were filthy, the bathrooms was unusable and the female worker was appalling. I asked her to clean the toilet, she did not turn up! I had to sleep on my towel with my scarf wrapped around the pillow in long sleeved pj's, nothing was going... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

STAFF FRIENDLY, HOWEVER, no lock on converted wardrobe en-suite, no-where to put clothes, room badly painted dark dismal grey looked like a prison cell, decor atrocious, looked like somone had punched wall, bend over at the sink you push door open, no privacy, carpets were rank, general appearance like a doss house, £125 for 2 days disgraceful, bed was 21/2... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has got to be the worst hotel (if you can call it that) I have ever stayed in. Ensuite was practically in cupboard in your room (literally) no chair it storage of any disc rioting for your clothes, personal belonging. Reception area was a joke with only a soiled mattress standing upright and not manned EVER! Dirty shower, uncomfortable... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First - this is a budget hotel, rooms only, no breakfast, no other facilities. You get a room with a bed and bathroom. If you want more from your hotel then move on. I was visiting Brighton for an eveing Rugby match and as trains back to London finish relatively early I decided to find a budget hotel - I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Not even close to be worth paying the prices they charge! I stayed here for one night in room three and it was clear from the beginning that the cheapest job had been done on the deco. firstly the mattress and bed were obviously very old, the mattress was very uncomfortable with the springs really digging in to your back.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

When we arrived at the sandlewood I had arranged to book one of the two car spaces to be told that I couldn't park there because I wasn't on the list tl stay there. Do finally after getting them to check that I had booked a room they finally gave me the keys. The girl had no idea what she... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stayed here Friday night for one night with my boyfriend, the place needs a complete make over. The room was cold, the showeroom was disgusting, my boyfriend had to stand crouched in the shower as he was too tall for it, he is 6ft 2 so not abnormal size for a bloke. The toilet was all stained, the kettle took... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The hotel was absolutely awful, on arrival, the staff were shocked and seemed completely oblivious to the fact we were staying in the hotel. Apart from that, she was fairly helpful, however the rooms were absolutely appalling, blinds were broken and so was our toilet seat, there was no radiator and the sheets looks filthy! So we therefore refrained from... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stayed for one night on Feb 14 in top room which was supposed to accommodate 3 people. However there was only two of us. I think you might call the room 'work in progress'! Water pressure was awful, heater was rubbish, television didn't work, no way of turning off the light once you got into bed, no bedside tables or... More 

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