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The Old Ship Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NR, England
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Ranked #19 of 45 Hotels in Brighton
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Orpington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my first visit to the hotel. The welcome at reception was very helpful, initially regarding parking and thereafter on checking in. The receptionist could not have been more helpful and gave us more than enough info on the hotel and what we asked about Brighton. Our room had a good sea view, however the bathroom was rather small... More

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Brighton
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went last year for Christmas Day Lunch. It was fantastic, nice Atmosphere, Santa arrived for kids and food was Delicious! We couldn't eat it all. We are going again this year. Didn't stay in a room as live in Brighton so can't comment.

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Corby, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good hotel, great location. We had superior double room, comfortable with a side sea view. It was a bit noisy at night but expected this with the central location. Staff were very friendly and welcoming especially the lovely gentleman who served us afternoon tea.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My partner and I have visited this Hotel twice before, and been extremely pleased, and this was no different. On previous occasions we have stayed during our Spring trip to Brighton, but this tiem we stayed for three nights in August. We had a seaview room once more, which was lovely, though the bar underneath does mean that you can't... More

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LoveBrighton64, It is extremely pleasing to read that once again you had a lovely stay with us. Thank you for leaving us such a great review. Your feedback regarding your bathroom has been noted and is much appreciated, as I am beginning to refurbish parts of the hotel. My restaurant manger will be delighted to receive such commendation, I... More

Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a Christmas shopping trip to Brighton. The room was very cold and the radiator barely warm. They provided an additional heater on request which made little difference even after several hours. The bathroom had a small heated towel rail and was almost Arctic ! The bathroom had loads of mould on the walls and tile grouting.... More

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear welwyntune, It is disheartening to read that you’re the temperature of your room was uncomfortable on this occasion. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Your feedback is fully welcomed as I am continuously looking for ways to improve our service. We do hope that you will change your mind and return to us, so that you can... More

Chippenham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Old Ship Hotel on the weekend of 17th-19th October, for a company 'Ball'. This hotel has an amazing position, right on the seafront, and has recently undergone an external facelift. Unfortunately, our room was small, dark & dingy, and very shabby. Our window overlooked an office block, so we had to have the curtains closed while... More

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Barbara D, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your food and that you had plenty to eat and drink and that the staff were really friendly and helpful. I do hope to welcome you back to the hotel again very soon.... More

Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner stayed here recently for one night. The hotel was easy to find and in a lovely location right on the seafront. The staff were friendly and speedy and we were checked in no problem. It would have been lovely to have had a sea view room but we didnt pay much so we didnt expect one.... More

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pipl89, It sounds like you have had a wonderful stay at The Old Ship Hotel and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. It is a pleasure to read that the staff were really friendly and welcoming and I have shared your comments with the team. I look forward to welcoming you back again very soon!... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just come back from Brighton for birthday weekend, staying at the Old Ship, where we have had the mostly enjoyable time, thanks to the hotel. They could not do enough for us. The room was lovely with a beautiful sea view, staff profession and pleasant at all times. We stayed three nights and had breakfast, which was really... More

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Travelaround62, I am really pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Old Ship Hotel and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I do hope to welcome you back again very soon! Kind regards Paul Wright General Manager More

Watford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just a a comfortable night at the Old Ship . The staff , breakfast , towels In the Bathroom , beds and bedding all excellent . The hotel could do with an update all over though , rooms and bathroom very tired . Nice sea view room with ear plugs provided for the late party animals out on the... More

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear shanti48, I am pleased to read that you had a comfortable overnight stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I am currently working on a plan to refurbish parts of the hotel. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near future, so that you can see the improvement... More

London England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just came back from this hotel after spending 2 nights there. The hotel is large well furnished and very professionally run. The rooms are large with solid walls befitting a building of this age. Typical old Brighton hotel with a warren of corridors and old lifts that can only hold a max of around 4 people. If you're coming with... More

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TheHotelCollection, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alan T, I am pleased your recent stay with us was pleasant and enjoyable. The breakfast selection is fantastic and I will be letting the restaurant and kitchen team know of your comments. Thank you for your review. I hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Paul Wright General Manager More

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Address: Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ship Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Old Ship Hotel Brighton
Barcelo Brighton

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