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Coward's Guesthouse

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   12 Upper Rock Gardens, Brighton BN2 1QE, England
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Ranked #47 of 97 Brighton B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
msuxg Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great location in Kemp Town, on the edge of the LGBT district. Ideally situated for most of Brighton's main attractions. Gay friendly guest house, but all will be welcome. Gerry, the owner, is friendly and helpful. The room was clean, with TV/DVD player, fridge, iron and free WiFi. Breakfast was good - cereal/fruit/yoghurt/tea/coffee/juice as well as a fry-up.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for two nights. It's not far from the pier or any of the bigger clubs. The staff were very nice and easy to talk with. The room was very clean and we had a fridge and iron. The owner made it clear that we can come back whatever time we want and we got... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Really friendly and helpful host! great location! Sea view! short walk to everything, only a minitue or 2 to most things. Had a lovely pleasant stay. Had 2 nights here. Only down side was the bathroom was a little on the small side. (may only of been in our room, top attic room). Also a few things were not as... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Brilliant place to stay and the location is perfect. The rooms are lovely and comfortable. Great breakfast and Gerry the owner is a gentleman. Would recommend this place to anyone who wants to visit Brighton.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I stayed here over the Easter weekend in order to attend a conference. I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The breakfast was very good (and accompanied with a lovely chat with the owner...fascinating and lovely man!), the room was clean, the bed very comfy. I'd challenge anyone to find a more welcoming place to stay or better... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Having stayed in quite a few B&B's in Brighton, Cowards décor is a little tired and needs updating. There are 6 rooms, 4 or which have full en-suite. Rooms are on floors 1-3 and breakfast room lower ground so not ideal for disabled people. Clientele seems to be for the more mature person, the owner is friendly and cooks a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I would highly recommend Coward's, great location near the sea and lots of pubs, restaurants and shops nearby. Gerry was very friendly and welcoming and did us a great cooked breakfast (including going out of his way to get vegetarian sausages!) We are a young, straight couple and had a great, relaxing time at Coward's.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

My partner and I were giving a most friendly welcome by the owner Gerry who also gave us information on the local restaurants and bars. Our bedroom was No.6 on the top floor which was spotlessly clean, although the en suite bathroom was rather small. The breakfast room needed updating but the breakfast itself was very good with cereal, full... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We headed to the coast on Saturday heading to Coward's guesthouse. Tricky parking, but Gerry provided us with a 24hour parking permit which saved stacks on parking in town. We arrived in Brighton and Gerry made us feel very welcome, showing us to our room and essentially leaving us to it after this. Lovely four story building with well sized... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

I stayed at Cowards again for the Newyear period my second time in 3months. This Guest House is certainly worth a stay. Gay friendly and owned. Gerry the owner is great with the Guets and full of info on the local area and where to go for a night out and nothing is too much trouble The room I stayed... More

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Address: 12 Upper Rock Gardens, Brighton BN2 1QE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Coward's Guesthouse 3*
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