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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 #68 of 100 Brighton B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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21 hotel reviews
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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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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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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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London
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

We cant thank Gerry at Cowards enough, A truly delightful Guest House that we were made so very welcome in, On arrival we met Gerry, whom showed us to our room a wonderful clean and well maintained fully serviced room it was to, This visit was more like visiting a darling aunt rather than a B&B advice was freely provided... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

I visited Coward's on Apr 14th - 16th 2012 for the marathon weekend. I was late in booking a room, having been let down by someone else, but this turned out to be my good fortune in finding this place. Even late booking though the prices were very reasonable, unlike some hotels i asked at where they seemed to increase... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Stayed here some time ago - friendly owners you never saw except at breakfast - no place to sit and chat except in your room - which was in need of modernizing as somewhat dated and faded. Very clean and tidy - but no indication as to why it is called Cowards - altho someone told me the owner was... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

I visited cowards in august whilst visiting some old friends in Brighton, Gerry and his partner were very good, had a lovely breakfeast every time i could manage to make it downstairs in time, the hotel is very close to the gay village area, my room was small but comfortable with a tv,fridge and kettle and someone called round every... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

We stumbled into Cowards, after stupidly turning up in Brighton with no reservations! Gerry was able to accommodate us for the one night we needed. The rooms are cosy and nicely appointed, if a little dated, but you can see that these rooms have been done to a high standard, the bed was very comfy, with lovely bed linen and... More

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Address: 12 Upper Rock Gardens, Brighton BN2 1QE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Hotel Style:
Ranked #68 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Coward's Guesthouse 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
a regency guest house in the center of brighton.just five mins walk to the beack and shops. ... more   less 
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