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3.0 of 5 Specialty Hotel   |   4 New Steine, Brighton BN2 1PB, England
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  • Location
    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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know where to start but I think you will find that my photos tell you a different story to that of the accommodation as described anywhere on the internet! Overall, a hideous stay. Room was at the very top of the hotel, no lift! Fire escape was through the bedroom window onto a very narrow ledge...hope you're not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a weekend here during the London to Brighton bike ride. We arrived early but the room was ready for us which was a nice bonus. The room was really nice and loved the bathroom. The service while we were there was excellent and the location for us was perfect too! Overall we were very happy with everything and would... More

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Hull, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While it may not be to everyone's taste, the hotel had a very modern decor and the room was clean and well maintained, although a little warm (no a/c), quite small and suffered from some outside noise. The en-suite was very pleasant and seemed recently fitted. The location is very central at the expense of any decent parking, so be... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We paid £110 per night for a double room and were extremely disappointed. The room was scruffy, the furnishings tatty and broken and the ensuite bathroom smelt mouldy. As another reviewer mentioned, the door to the bathroom is glass, so no privacy! Our first night was hot, but the window was in a poor state of disrepair and could not... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here a while ago now. It was recommended by Mr and Mrs Smith. The rooms were designed nicely but there was a very big massage chair in the room that didn't work which was a bit inconvenient. The hotel wasn't as clean as it could have been either which was a shame. And the pictures on line etc... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed for a weekend but was disappointed as it looked different to the pictures on the website. Very nice staff. The room smelt a bit odd, like old smoke. The decor was unusual and the shower was cold. I don't think we would return.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 via mobile

£89 a night room only rate. Scruffy, warn out room, rough looking. Tv broken, mattress on bed like sleeping on a sofa - hard, thin mattress. Sub standard. Spot lights blown, the room has the appearance and feel of cheap DIY done many years ago. From the description I was expecting much higher quality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for my birthday weekend and loved every minute of it, the staff are helpful and accommodating, Paul who was there in the evenings was very pleasant and hospitable. Overall all had a great time and would return again.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I stayed for 1 night with my partner. We were greeted by the owner & his team who checked us in & showed us to room 2 which was a very modern double with trendy glass furniture. It was clean, spacious, comfortable & just what we needed. The trendy bathroom had a powerful rain shower with space for 2 and... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Stayed again at this boutique hotel. Just can't go wrong. It's in a great location, buzzing area. Room really good but a bit tired looking, but didn't ruin my stay. Can't big up the staff enough and great choice for continental breakfast. I would recommend to all my friends and will definitely rebook.

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Address: 4 New Steine, Brighton BN2 1PB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Square 3*
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Located in fashionable Kemp Town just off the seafront, in an immaculate Regency garden square. 9 sophisticated double and king rooms, many with ocean views, plus our superb 'reverse penthouse.' ... more   less 
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