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The Kelvin

9 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
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Ranked #54 of 97 Brighton B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with a friend for two nights at The Kelvin. Cozy and small place, tiny but clean room (but then again who spends their holiday in the room?). Very friendly staff, breakfast cooked to order according to our wishes. Great location right next to the pier and a few minutes' walk to the Lanes area. The only problem was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A warm welcome from Patrick but the Kelvin, like Brighton, is in need of some TLC. The 'superior' double bedroom is not a double room- just about fits the double bed and that's it- and the mattress would be of better use as a trampoline. In, the bathroom, the lip of the shelf directly below the mirror makes it very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Came hear with my girlfriend for easter weekend and found that the location where it is situated is fantastic. 5 minutes from everywhere pier, town centre and the Brighton Pavilion. We drove up and parking there is a nightmare but we found a space right outside the hotel and the hotel provided us with permits £10 a day. When booking... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A very warm but not imposing welcome from Patrick and his team. Very clean and carpeted throughout The Kelvin is a definite return for me. The location is superb and the view down the street to the centre of The Brighton Wheel is stunning! Very handy for the locale and central Brighton is a 10 minute walk. The place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I will stay again, warm friendly and hospitable. Close to the front and read reviews aboit the guest house. Clean, functional, everything works, great breakfast, great rates, ticks all boxes. For my first visit to Brighton great first impression

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I had family staying with me at my house in Brighton and wanted to give them space to settle in for a few days and so I booked The Kelvin as I wanted to find a small B&B near to my home at a reasonable price. I asked a few friends if they could recommend anywhere to me and one... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I went to Brighton for a long weekend with my partner and 2 children and we had such a good time. We were welcomed by Theresa and Patrick and made to feel at home, the staff were very polite and helpful Our room was very clean and cleaned daily, in our room we had tea, coffee and hot chocolate along... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Stayed here in January, was greeted by the lovely, welcoming hosts Patrick and Theresa. The Kelvin is located on the seafront a 2 minute walk from the beach, pier, restaurants and nightlife! What more could you want? The rooms are absolutely spotless, and beds very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious and cooked fresh. All staff are very friendly Overall my stay... More 

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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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