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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   9 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
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The Kelvin
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Ranked #57 of 96 Brighton B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014
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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
  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Booked last minute for a weekend away with the boyfriend, and we were not disappointed, we were met with a smile and info on parking etc.... The room was basic but clean and the bathroom was well proportioned. The view from the hotel was of the wheel on the beach and it was within a short walk of ALL the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We booked rather last minute for a weekend break in Brighton, and after not being able to find anything on AirB&B we opted to find a guest house. The photos looked good, and so we went for The Kelvin. We called ahead and told Pat our arrival time, and on arrival had to call him again due to him not... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two nights just to get a feel for the city. Parking is costly! £15 for 11 hours daily until 8 pm We were greeted at the door with a sign saying to ring a certain number to gain access, called and were given an a code to enter building. There is no reception, our key was on a... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I were at an event in Brighton for the weekend and we left booking a hotel ujntil the last minute so we found the Kelvin on laterooms.com for £178 for two nights. Wasn't sure what to expect when booking. The hotel is pretty much on Brighton Sea Front with a view of the Brighton Wheel at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to go to Brighton for a weekend away. The Kelvin isn't a far walk from the station and is a 2 minute walk from the wheel, beach and pier. The owner Patrick was very friendly and gave us advice about what was going on in the area and what was near by. There was free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Just stayed for the weekend for a wedding. Perfect location, comfortable bed and tasty breakfast. Unfortunately there was no hot water on morning of the wedding so washed hair in freezing water. It was fixed later and the shower was great. Patrick was a star and his staff very helpful. Would definitely stay again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Stayed at The Kelvin for the weekend, at first sight it looks ok but nothing special. On arrival you have to call the owner/manager to gain entry, no reception area so you are taken into the breakfast room, given a key and that's it, he's gone! we didn't see him again during our stay. The room we booked was supposedly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Made me feel immediately at home.Advised me to all the sites and good breakfast.Available as a need arose.Just a few minutes walk to the Brighton Wheel,Beach and only 10 to stroll the Lanes.Excellent.Expect to return,Jim

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed here bank holiday weekend and we loved it here, the location is amazing so close to everything and very very clean. The only thing i would say is the breakfast is not very big at all 1 sausage and 1 rasher of bacon on your fry up doesnt go far but im sure if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Just the perfect place for you if you´re traveling and looking for a good bed and kind people! It also has a good breakfast and it´s quite near from the main touristic points in Brighton, especially the pier! Loved that!

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Address: 9 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Kelvin 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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