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Sandalwood Hotel

27 Lower Rock Gardens, Brighton BN2 1PG, England
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this hotel for my partners birthday going by the photos on the booking site, arrived into brighton after a two and half hour horrendous drive from Folkestone, double parked and went inside to check in and pay went upto room 9, where the stairs was seriously unlevel didnt get much better inside the room the floor was ridiculously uneven,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We (that is a family of 3 including a 13 year child) were in the UK (from NZ) for the rugby world cup and had a great trip up till booking into this dump Holes in the walls dirty smelly room, toilet and shower not working, small beds that were filthy, We walked out and were willing to take the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Tiny/wonky beds, filthy shower, freezing cold rooms the list is endless with this place, absolutely disgusting. I actually found myself slightly jealous of the homeless people sleeping on benches on the way to work the next day. Do not stay here!!!!. How they are operating is beyond me. The only saving grace is our boss paid but as we refused... More 

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Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

A wonky bed that I could only lie in if I kept my hands together otherwise my arms would fall to the ground. The floor and or the bed were not level and the single glazed window didn't seem to close properly so the noise of the cars -all night- was quite loud, even on the 3rd floor. There are... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

lost money when booked here as stupidly didn't read reviews first and never stayed it should not be on booking.com the room was on top floor mould in shower and on shower curtain broken blinds no headboard the shame is it wouldn't take much to get this place habitable and clean member of staff very nice if you do stay... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This is not a hotel! It's a poor excuse for a guest house. I was fooled by the pictures of the room interiors to book three rooms on a business trip. Rooms are tiny. It's more like a hostel. No breakfast offered. We were also over charged (ongoing complaint with Booking.com).

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1 Thank GreenSteve39
berkshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Myself and my sister went to a hen do in Brighton and just wanted something cheap and cheerful. Well this was neither! The cost was £145 and the room was disgusting. First of all we booked a twin room and got a double. The floor was broken and coming up, there were loads of mould in the shower there was... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

It's not as bad as the reviews make out. It's a tired seaside B&B but the staff were passable and if was fairly clean. It wasn't well furnished but I had somewhere to sleep and a warm shower after it. This is not the Ritz but it didn't claim to be. If you have a sense of humour it will... More 

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1 Thank travellingrep27
Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Booked a double room which was two single beds together, small, poorly decorated with a blind that was in need of repair, view of the sea??? View of a wall more like, happened to be the weekend of the Ace Cafe Reunion with thousands of bikers descending on Brighton....so a shocking charge of £150 for the room. Shower was decent... More 

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1 Thank Stuart H
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We were a party of 8, split over 3 rooms. We may have been able to laugh at the grubby conditions, broken blinds and toddler sized beds if the night staff hadn't given another 'guest' the key to our rooms while we were out. This complete lack of security and disregard for their guests welfare, meant that one of our... More 

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