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Russell Guest House

19 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EE, England
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Ranked #81 of 95 Brighton B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Really poorly maintained guest house. The standard of cleanliness is appalling with large cobwebs everywhere, carpets not vacuumed. The general maintenance is also lacking with light fittings missing, loose taps. The decor was so old and not been touched in years. There was visible damp and mould on the walls and in the bathroom and it smelt damp. There are... More

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

very basic hotel, had no problems at all fresh towels, 100% perfect for location to shops/nightlife and sea. Car parking £20 in car park 5 mins away and brekkie at a hotel close by. Choices for everyone. Would return :-)

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The Russell was generally acceptable on cleanliness - bedsheets were clean, the towels were in the main ok but the one I used for showering (more about that below) did smell musty and unclean and there was a general stale cigarette smell in the room at times, we thought this was maybe coming from ventilaton somehow? The shower curtain was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed for two nights on the top floor. 51 steps later we arrived at room. Like the rest of the hotel it is quite old, a bit run down and just needs a bit TLC to make it more palatable. But then we did pay £120 for three of us included breakfast, so I am not going to complain... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed in room 7, because we wanted a room for 3. The room is underground, smelled bad and felt damp. The taps on the wash basin were not well fixed and gave a lack of maintenance impression. The breakfast was served in another hotel nearby and was good.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

I booked this quite late before my arrival and was the last room available price was very good but the Russell Guest House is a very strange set up!! I received a text to ask what time I would arrive and sure enough a young guy was there to book me in there is no manned reception the welcome was... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

My mother and I stayed here for 3 nights and although the location was very central, there was little else we enjoyed about the guest house. The property itself has no attendants which firstly feels quite unsafe, but secondly means that a charge of £20 applies if you forget your key. The room we stayed in (Room 1) was far... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Stayed here whilst visiting our son, we had room 4 which is a bit of a climb! Nice room with double and single bed, it's not palatial but very comfortable, everything you needed was there. We had a lovely breakfast in the sister hotel. The location was perfect, between the sea and the high street, five minute walk to either.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Booked this guest house because all other accomodation full for the Brighton marathon. Arrived on the Friday with wife and daughter to encourage son who was running; first had to call to say we were coming (though the booking said an e-mail would be sent for us to advise when we would be arriving, and this info had already been... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Stayed here for a Saturday night in March in room 7. This is a basement room with 3 single beds that cost us less than £100 (which is a bargain in Brighton on a busy weekend). As this property doesn't always have a manned reception you will be sent a text message asking approximately what time you will be arriving.... More

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Address: 19 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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