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Sandalwood Hotel

27 Lower Rock Gardens, Brighton BN2 1PG, England
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Ranked #93 of 95 Brighton B&B and Inns
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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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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Please do not under any circumstances book this so called hotel. The beds were so small i dont know how i managed not to fall out. There was no wardrobe or chest of drawers, the window had to be held open with a piece of wood. The bathroom/cupboard had double doors which did not meet when you tried to close... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012 via mobile

Stayed 1 night with 6 friends. No wonder they insist on payment on booking in because if u saw the rooms first you would run a mile.beds are falling apart, windows either won't open or won't stay open, unable to locate extractor in shower cubicle which is barely big enough to pull trousers up in after using toilet.owner has spent... More

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Bromley, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

arrived and wasnt shown the room, opened the door and there was three beds which we had asked for. the duvet covers were filthy with red stains on them,one also looked like it had been eaten in the corner, The carpet was dirty with stains on it. The window rattled in the wind. The bathroom was also a let down,... More

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Llanelli, Wales, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

without a doubt the worse hotel we have ever stayed in!! £129.00 for one night!! bed was 2 singles pushed together, the mattress was SO lumpy we would have been more comfortable on the pebbly beach and to add insult to injury, NO BREAKFAST, so not a B&B, just a very very poor B! please avoid at all costs!!!!!!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

After reading some bad reviews, I expected a worse room but had two other surprises. The room (2) isn't just noisy - there is no soundproofing at all. I can hear every single thing around as if there are no walls at all. I can't make any phone calls because there is zero privacy. I can hear every word (and... More

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Dartford, United Kingdom
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

I came here with 3 others, we got 2 rooms and were hoping the rooms be next to each other but no, one was the first floor and we were the 3rd floor which is up 3 flights of stairs! There was no assistance to help with the bags either! The hotel has wifi but being the top floor it... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

One to avoid. This wasn't really a hotel more of a house with rooms. The bed was a covered frame with springs and so could barely sleep. I had to sleep on top of the duvet to get minimum protection from the bed springs and the towels were miniscule.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

My partner and I stayed at this “Hotel” on Saturday, for £100 you would expect a half decent place. I have stayed in nicer hostels. The room was small & dirty. You could feel every spring in the matrices, the bathroom was so small it was a joke, If you are more than 5ft 9 and 30inch waist then forget... More

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London
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

We checked in on the 25th of May 2012 and stayed for one night. We’d read quite a few horrible reviews about the hotel. However, it wasn't really that bad at all… The only problem we had was the shower was too slow and took time to warm up but all in all a good stay!

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

ok, there are a few broken windows,and blinds that have seen better days ,but room and shower were clean,flatscreen tv,and for very little money, what do people exspect in brighton for £35,had no problems with noise ect

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Address: 27 Lower Rock Gardens, Brighton BN2 1PG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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