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Surrey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for one night in August. Before arriving we paid extra for a sea view room. It was a very warm day and the room was very hot upon arrival - no air conditioning so Windows had to be open. Having windows open during the day is fine but at night the night clubs in the arches under the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Old Ship is perhaps not the obvious choice of somewhere to have a little lunch, but it should be. The terrace bar is a wood-pannelled set of rooms knocked into one with a modern, efficient bar overseeing neat, four-seater tables. The carpet pattern looks vaguely familiar, similar to the one my parents bought back in the early 1960's. Very... More 

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OSHGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GwynHywel, Thank you so much for your amazing review. We hope to welcome you back soon for another lovely and relaxing lunch. Kind regards, Enrica, Guest Relations More 

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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night - hotel was in a perfect location along the seafront and not noisy at all. We parked in the Lanes Car Park as the hotel car park was full as we arrived before check in time. Hotel's breakfast was delicious and it is self service. Bed was comfortable and massive which was an extra bonus.... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amelia G Thank you ever so much for your fantastic review. We always have offers on for longer stays particularly midweek. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kindest regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my second visit to this hotel situated right on brighton seafront. It is close to the pier bars and local entertainment. We were greeted by friendly reception staff and check in was quick. Our room was in the centre of the hotel and we overlooked a courtyard. The room was clean and tidy. Ear plugs were provided in... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear annemariericky Thank you ever so much for your fantastic review. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

Kempsey, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were overbooked by Mercure hotel and relocated to the Old Ship Hotel on arrival. We didn't know what to expect but we're very pleasantly surprised. Our new venue was so much better than the Mercure!!!! The staff were very p!easant and made us feel very welcome and special after our bad experience with the previous hotel. Our room was... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan B Thank you for your great review. Next time you come to Brighton please choose us Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped off for a quick liquid refreshment on the way to the hotel we had booked. Sat in the seats on the front and watched the traffic go by. Service was prompt and attentive. Could do with some parasols over the couches for shade though as it was quite hot in the full sun.

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear manxshaun Thank you for your review We have a number of parasols outside but as some guests like to sit in the sun some chairs are not under them. Great feedback though for us. Many thanks Paul Wright General Manager More 

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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first visit to The Old Ship hotel. We were travelling with friends for a one night stay. Our first impressions were very good. The car parking attendant was very helpful and, despite us arriving at 10.30 am, he was happy to accept us into the car park. The Receptionist was equally helpful. He offered to store our... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jean-in-Spain Many thanks for your great review and constructive comments. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at The Old Ship hotel for 2 nights on the weekend. Was greeted with a nice warm welcome at reception and all staff were very friendly. Mentioned we were staying for a birthday and was surprised with 2 muffins in the room! Room was nice and clean and bed was comfy. There was also a fan provided incase it... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear zozococo101 Thank you ever so much for your great review. Happy Birthday from me too! Kindest regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went away for the weekend. Needed a hotel/b&b close to centre of Brighton. Found this one on the seafront. Great hotel near to The Lanes, Pier and many other attractions. Staff were very friendly. Rooms very clean and tidy. would recommend.

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hayley P Many thanks for your fantastic review. Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

Barham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed one night last Saturday - front desk service was good for check in and out. Breakfast service was good too and good selection of food. Bedroom was ok clean but bathroom was poor. The actual bath was in poor condition. Would I stay again - maybe if the price is right think there is better hotels around. Good location.... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DowleS Many thanks for your review. Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The four-star Old Ship Hotel is a historic Georgian hotel with 154 bedrooms, 49 of which overlook Brighton's famous beach, that also has chargeable onsite parking for up to 50 cars. Just a 5-minute walk from Brighton Pier, The Lanes and the city's bars and restaurants, previous guests have included an array of royalty, aristocracy, artists and musicians, such as Charles II & Paganini. Enjoy classic British dishes in the Steak-on-Sea Restaurant, or private dining in the 400-year-old cellars, and drinks on the Al Fresco Bar Terrace on the promenade, before heading out for top-class entertainment in the theatres and clubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Ship Hotel

Address: Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: $96 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ship Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Old Ship Hotel Brighton
Barcelo Brighton
Hotel Style:
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Brighton
#7 Luxury Hotel in Brighton
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