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Kemptown

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Address: East of Brighton Pier to Brighton Marina, Brighton, England
Phone Number: 01283696899
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Village within a town

Stayed at an airbnb in Kemptown for a few days recently and loved the village feel to the place, it has all you need shopping and eating wise and the beach is a only 10 minutes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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stroud
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at an airbnb in Kemptown for a few days recently and loved the village feel to the place, it has all you need shopping and eating wise and the beach is a only 10 minutes walk and the Pier 20 minutes - great location but parking can be a bit of a problem and when you do get parked... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good mix of the trendy and the useful can be found in the Kemptown area. Wide variety of shops and places to eat. Reasonable prices. This is clearly a place where people live rather than just visit. Worth a stroll. I dont think it is as interesting as the North Laines area but pretty good.

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Ankara, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kemptown is small and beautiful place to visit like all Brighton actually. Very modern buildings, large roads. You are going to like that.

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Thank Tony A
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 562 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in a B&B in Kemptown so walked through this area many times over the weekend. Loads of small shops, cafes, bars and restaurants in Kemptown. Certainly has a good vibe to this place with people enjoying themselves and relaxing. Lovely old buildings with a small amount of graffiti which adds to the overall character. Well worth a... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Vibrant and happening area of town, lots of friendly bars, quirky shops and beautiful happy people. Know for it's open-minded ethos and LGBTQ friendliness

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Aalst, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Been to Brighton 4 times. Liked most places we stayed, but Kemptown was without any doubt the closest to our preferences. It's quite busy in the evening, but we see that as an advantage more than a nuisance.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I live here so maybe that's why I live here. It's a vibrant village next to the heart of Brighton with access to all parts of Brighton and it's right next to the sea ..lots of history, local Independant shops and some kooky characters!

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1 Thank Dolly S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Loads of cafés bars and restaurants something for everyone there is always a great atmosphere. We went to the carnival this year for the first time. Great fun. The parade was not of Nottinghill standard but was still fantastic. There was a fantastic community vibe. Loved it.

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Thank Gerrydes1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Kemptown is a scruffy neighbourhood, but has so much character! It's full of independent shops, cafe's, bars and restaurants. The closer you get to the town centre the busier it gets, with St James's Street being the centre of the gay area with all the nightlife and vibrancy that goes with it. It's like a little Camden by the sea.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

By accident we ended up staying here on carnival w/e...what a great day with loads of food, loads of music and LOADS of drunken friendly people. You'll really enjoy this is you stay local as well

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