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Boydens

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27 St. James's Avenue | Kemp Town, Brighton BN2 1QD, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here back in November for a short weekend trip to Brighton. Our room was the Superior Double room and the bed was amazingly comfortable and big. The room itself wasn't very big, but the bed itself compensated for it. There was also a mini-fridge in the room which was very convenient in keeping your drinks and snacks cool,... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We spent four nights at Boydens Guest House with a group of friends (four rooms) while we attended a conference in Brighton. Excellent value, clean well fitted out rooms, good breakfast and very friendly helpful hosts.

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Helen D, Owner at Boydens, responded to this review

It was my pleasure to make sure all your requirements were catered for. I look forward to meeting you all again for the next one. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Helen was lovely and welcoming. The hotel was well-located and perfect for what I needed. Breakfast was lovely, yummy wafers, fruit and cakes. Great value for money. Bed was comfortable. Sheets were perfectly clean and reminded me of my 800 thread-count egyptian cotton sheets from home. All in all, a fantastic stay!

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Helen D, Owner at Boydens, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am delighted you had a good experience at Boydens. I hope to meet with you again in the future. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Visited this charming B & B as I visited friends in Brighton this summer. The lovely interior and the proprietor, Helen's friendly manner really made my 2 night stay very comfortable. The traditional English breakfast was also a treat!!! W

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Helen D, Owner at Boydens, responded to this review

I am pleased you enjoyed your time in Brighton and Boydens. I hope I can welcome you again some time in the future. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I stayed here for the weekend and had a wonderful stay. The breakfast was wonderful and the bacon was thick and tasty. I had a full English topped off with freshly brewed coffee and some fruit and even some sweet muffins. The room was nice and clean, en-suite and more than big enough to swing a cat!

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Helen D, Owner at Boydens, responded to this review

I am pleased you enjoyed your stay at Boydens and enjoyed the breakfast. Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. I hope to welcome you again the next time you are visiting Brighton. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Such a lovely place. It's a nice cosy B&B. Helen the proprietor is a lovely friendly lady. The room was spotlessly cleaned everyday. The breakfast was a freshly cooked hearty English and nothing was too much trouble. There is plenty of choice including hot options, fruit, juice - everything you would expect and more. And excellent wi-fi available at no... More 

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Helen D, Owner at Boydens, responded to this review

I am pleased your experience at Boydens was a pleasant one. We aim to provide our guests with a friendly, warm welcome, a varied breakfast topped with a high standard of customer service. If you are in Brighton on business I look forward to meeting you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Boydens guest house has got to be one of the best places we have stayed, very clean, fresh and welcoming, there is nothing that could be faulted. there was nothing to much trouble for either William or Helen, i would recommend a stay here all day long and will return. Thank you both for making our stay a success Anita... More 

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Helen D, Owner at Boydens, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Boydens for your latest stay. I am glad we came up to your expections. Customer service and giving our guests a memorable stay is our number one priority and reading your review suggests we are heading in the right direction. Thank you. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

What a welcome. . Helen is great. However just couldn't get used to the shower in the corner of the room and having to use a toilet on the landing. The room was very small and there wasn't even enough space to use the iron properly with the iron board. The best thing about this place is its location not... More 

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Helen D, Owner at Boydens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. The facilities you received were the facilities you booked so I'm glad you found them up to our normal high standards. There is adequate space for using the ironing board on the landing as requested in the in-house brochure. I'm very happy you called me wonderful and great but I am only doing my... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Each year I visit Brighton, and in recent years stayed at Boydens, for its friendly value for money, with an excellent service provided by the owners, the room, the towel, the sheets are all clean, and changed, the breakfasts, more choices than most, and accommodates everyone's pallet, finally soap and shampoo and provided so don't pack them. I enjoyed my... More 

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Helen D, Owner at Boydens, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a positive review. Our aim at Boydens is to provide our guests with 100% customer satisfaction, which it looks like we have achieved again. We look forward to welcoming you to Boydens again in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I've reviewed Boydens in the past but feel compelled to again as it was just as good as it was previously. Helen the landlady and her partner, who cooks a mean full English, are such wonderful hosts. I also noticed that a previous review gave just one star and am amazed he is even writing about the same place. Anyway,... More 

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Helen D, Owner at Boydens, responded to this review

I was very pleased with the positive feedback you detailed in your review and noticed that our quality of service was to your satisfaction. Our aim is to always provide the best services and facilities to our guests. We look forward to welcoming you here again. More 

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