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The Courtlands Hotel

3.0 of 5 19 - 27 The Drive, Brighton BN3 3JE, England
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  • Location
    4 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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Nottingham
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I had a long weekend here in November 2014. We both have separate links to the Hove area but have never been here together before. This was an excellent base for us. Heavy rain one night was very noisy on our bathroom skylight but otherwise our room was very quiet (apart from the seagulls' dawn chorus).

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were greeted by Lynn on reception and she was very friendly and welcoming. We chose this hotel for a two night weekend break as it has a free car park and is in walking distance of Brighton town - although if you don't fancy the 20-30 walk along the sea front there are buses every 6 minutes and run... More

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Hugh C, Manager at The Courtlands Hotel, responded to this review

What a lovely review and thank you so much for visiting us from Wales - you were delightful guests and Lynn is on cloud nine as a result of your review The Courtlands retains a certain charm and we are well aware of the upgrades necessary to push the hotel even further forward so that this Grand Victorian lady can... More

London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here as part of a work/social tri[p with my boyfriend in early November 2014. The double room was £60 (not including breakfast). We didn't arrive there until about 6.30 pm but we were able to park in the hotel car park with no problems, although I imagine this could get full quickly during peak season. The check in... More

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Hugh C, Manager at The Courtlands Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your writing at such a detailed critique and as a Senior TripAdvisor contributor we greatly value your feedback There appear to have been many positive aspects to your stay and maybe you will be able to consider us again, when you next visit Brighton as we are and will be working very hard over the winter months to... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Supposed to be a romantic weekend break... The free car park only has about 15 spaces and is a giant muddy puddle (ruining shoes and bags). If it's full you'll have to pay and display on the street. First room was on 3rd floor in the eaves and extremely shabby and run down - window frames were old damp wood... More

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Hugh C, Manager at The Courtlands Hotel, responded to this review

We find this review completely unacceptable and ironic by equal measure given the 'user name' of the guest. Their critique is quite the opposite of "tolerance" The Courtlands is proud of its heritage and our staff work hard to deliver which the vast majority of our genuine guests realise. To be clear, we refute totally the thrust of this review... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this place for a weekend getaway to Brighton recently and have to say it was not as good as we were hoping. I'll list below the issues we had; - The hotel itself seems to have delusions of grandeur, you're greeted by very patriotic classical music in reception along with pictures of the queen and dignitaries whilst in... More

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Hugh C, Manager at The Courtlands Hotel, responded to this review

There is not very much one would want to say about this rather dispiriting critique The Courtlands has an amazing heritage and one that she is exceptionally proud of, tracing her routes back to Victorian times. It is perhaps a sign of the times that this is somehow viewed as being a 'bad thing' While we are of course sorry... More

Totnes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel as it was in a perfect location for us to visit our daughter in Hove. The free hotel car park was ideal. Service was efficient (not that we troubled it much!) The room was what I expect from a hotel, although the view (of an abandoned half finished building project) was a little disappointing. Best of... More

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Hugh C, Manager at The Courtlands Hotel, responded to this review

We really appreciated your visiting us from Devon and many thanks for your kind words Hopefully you will notice further improvements when you next stay and please contact the hotel reception team direct so that we may find the perfect room to make your stay even better For us there can be no higher honour than that of a returning... More

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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220 reviews 220 reviews
78 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In spite of a couple of good points such as car parking ( although it was not well signposted and very muddy ) and nice quality bedroom furniture and a spacious room ; overall this stay was really not a good experience . Service on reception on arrival abrupt and unfriendly to say the least - a smile or a... More

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Hugh C, Manager at The Courtlands Hotel, responded to this review

We always welcome the feedback of such prolific TripAdvisor contributors and given the overall balanced nature of your remarks are a little puzzled by the overall assessment you have awarded. Having said that we are sorry you experienced some challenges with your stay The Courtlands is packed with potential and we are making good progress with our room refurbishment program.... More

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

I was recommended this place and would do so for others. For value, quality of facilities and location it must be hard to beat. Friendly staff and free parking. A large old style building with plenty of character. Would definitely return.

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Hugh C, Manager at The Courtlands Hotel, responded to this review

What a stellar review and thank you so much and for profiling room 502 as well as your kind remarks regarding the hotel in general We are certainly looking forward to your next visit as you were delightful guests, some of the best More

Battersea, SW London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a girl's night out in Brighton. It was a short (about 7-10 minutes) drive from the shopping area and pier (around £8 each way, in a local metered taxi), so probably a good 30-40 minutes walk. Nice and close to the seafront though. The hotel was a little quirky, in as much as it had lots... More

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Hugh C, Manager at The Courtlands Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving such a detailed and positive review. Needless to say Paul, our night receptionist, is over the moon with the warmth of your feedback The Courtlands has a great deal to offer and we were truly grateful that we could play a part in making your weekend memorable. What a fun way to spend your time in... More

Bristol
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel in order to visit my daughter in Brighton, the hotel claimed to have free parking. I rang the hotel before booking and they confirmed that they could guarantee parking for me. My daughter lives a short ditance away so it was important that I could leave the car during the day. On the second day I... More

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Hugh C, Manager at The Courtlands Hotel, responded to this review

We were sorry to learn you experienced some challenges in parking your car. While the Courtlands is in the fortunate position of having its own car park, we do make it clear to all our patrons that the car park is available on a first come, first served basis From your critique it is apparent you parked successfully on your... More

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Address: 19 - 27 The Drive, Brighton BN3 3JE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Courtlands Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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