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Tavistock, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great hotel on the Brighton Sea Front. Friendly and helpful staff, Clean well presented rooms, restaurants and Bar. Car parking was limited at the hotel but parked next door in The Lanes underground car park. A good stay, recommended for value and friendly helpful staff.

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Childswickham, United Kingdom
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a nice weekend at the hotel. The rooms were ok - a little small but ok. The staff were friendly apart from the miserable 'female security guard' who accosted us on the door when we returned on Saturday evening and was quite rude. She had seen us go out earlier in the evening and then on a very... More 

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

Dear Jacqui W Thank you for your review Please accept my apologies for the security guard and this feedback is being addressed with our security company Kindest regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The old ship hotel location is great The hotel is located right on the beach , you can go for a swim or walk to the pier or to walk to Brighton tower, both less than 5minutes walk On the other side of the hotel you'll find variety of pubs and restaurants The hotel itself seems to have quite a... More 

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

Dear Moshe k, Thank you ever so much for your great review. Glad you had a lovely stay and we hope to welcome you back for your next visit to Brighton. Kind regards, Enrica, Guest Relations More 

Staffordshire
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel through living social deal offer and it was excellent value for money from beginning to end. Check in was fine. Room lovely . King-sized bed and partial sea view. Room very clean. Three course meal with bottle of wine included on first night. Excellent menu. Breakfast each morning very good and afternoon tea on second day really... More 

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

Dear MelStaffordshire, Thank you so much for your fabulous review. We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Enrica, Guest Relations More 

bristol
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 3 days at this hotel & all the staff were so helpful polite & cheerful. Nothing was to much trouble in particular in the dinning room & breakfast especially as I am partly disabled. They kept offering help all the time could not of been more friendly or attentive so grateful.

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

Dear flipBristol, Thank you so much for your amazing review. We are delighted you had a good time. I will pass your great feedbacks onto the team who will be pleased and proud to read their hard work is appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Enrica, Guest relations More 

Vancouver, Bc
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90 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights and only chose the hotel for seafront location - Metropole was sold out unfortunately. The room was filthy. The 2 glasses provided had crud and scum in the bottom so I asked to have them replaced. The blanket folded at the foot of the bed had nasty stains on them so when the housekeeper... More 

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

Dear BunnyII, Thank you for your review. We are really sorry we didn't meet your expectations in this occasion. Your feedback will be shared with the team and immediate improvements will be made. Kind regards, Enrica, Guest relations More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 1 night on a last minute visit to Brighton. It was a beautiful summer's evening and all the front folding doors were open. After a long drive we were happy to eat in the hotel and watch tv - Andy Murray was playing in the Olympics and we are big tennis fans. The food was good,... More 

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OSHGuestRelations, Front Office Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SueWithaView, thank you for your review. All comments will be shared and appropriate action will be taken. Thank you and my regards, Katarina Dobociova Front of the House Manager More 

Brighton
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was lovely. Room was super clean and modern, lovely bath and shower. The staff were super friendly and helpful. Also enjoyed the bar there, with the chairs outside and the live singer was a lovely touch.

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OSHGuestRelations, Front Office Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear snash_199771, thank you very much for your lovely review and we are pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will welcome you back soon. Best regards, Katarina Dobociova Front of the House Manager More 

Wembley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights in mid-September 2016 in a 2nd floor deluxe sea-view room. The view and the location were amazing - overlooking Brighton beach and situated between the 2 piers. The station is walking distance and the Lanes are just round the corner, providing quaint and quirky shops and numerous bars and restaurants. Other than the view, the room... More 

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

Dear Steven1961, Thank you so much for your amazing review. We are glad you had such an enjoyable stay and we hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Enrica, Guest relations More 

London, UK
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123 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only booked this hotel because it was available through a booking engine I wanted to use to get a bunch of air miles. It was their chance to impress me for return custom: they didn't . Although the hotel was lightly booked, I discovered from the delightfully mumsy lady in charge of breakfasts - the staff throughout were well... More 

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Dear TheOldTiger, thank you for your review. All your comments will be shared and appropriate action will be taken. Best regards, Katarina Dobociova Front of the House Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • 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 )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public 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 - $259 (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:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Brighton
#6 Luxury Hotel in Brighton
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