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The Kelvin

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   9 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Epsom, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kelvin Guesthouse is located in a road right opposite the Brighton Wheel, making it very close to the city's main attractions. This is extremely handy for travel if you don't have a car and don't fancy journeying on public transport. The hotel itself was clean, and to a large extent so was our room, bar a few marks on... More

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Corsham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having stayed at the kelvin twice before under the ownership of Paul and Shaun, we were disappointed to find out they are no longer there......and doesn't it show. It is now just another tired B & B which serves a purpose, close to all amenities but no friendly hospitality which really helped make your stay a special one. A phone... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed here over a weekend for my birthday last week. What a lovely little guesthouse. We arrived early at Brighton (10am) however our check in wasnt until 2pm, so rang the hotel and was advised to come straight away as our room was already cleaned and ready for us. Room was small but clean and perfect for a couple... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I paid £100 for 'luxury king size room'. Room was small; the king sized bed 2 beds put together; cheap mattress; cheap duvet and pillows; flimsy curtains. Mediocre breakfast; waitress smoked fag in our sight; no help with buggy. Unwelcoming and depressing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Myself and two sisters stayed last weekend and found it very comfortable and above all clean (we did the hotel inspector thing and checked for matress protectors!!!) Patrick was brilliant, very helpful. Breakfast was lovely, nothing lavish but lovely nonetheless. We had the room on the ground floor next to the entrance so it was a bit noisey when people... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The Kelvin is a pleasant, value for money short stay guest house. It does not claim pretension like some of the other gaudy "fun palaces" one can stumble across in Brighton. It is in an excellent location, close to the seafront, the bus station and some splendid restaurants and pubs. The reception we received was both sincere and welcomed after... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Perfect location - a short walk from all of the local attractions and nightlife, but set on a quiet street. Clean B&B with very comfy beds, a good shower (in ensuite room) and very friendly and helpful staff. Would definitely recommend for a weekend break in Brighton!

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Recommend if you just need a place to crash in central Brighton. Ideally located, close to the pier, the lanes and nightlife. Friendly, welcoming staff and excellent value overall. Comfy bed and a decent shower. Only downside is that the décor is a bit dated and the wifi was slooow.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Stayed at the kelvin for a weekend. Rooms very nice only down side was the bathroom. The shower was great but the sink rather small in fact I've seen bigger dog bowls. Trying to shave was impossible without throwing water all over the floor as when you bent over your head hit the mirrors shelf lol Apart from that staff... More

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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*
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