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Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From excellent wine recommendations to tattoo parlour references (we were looking for a good tattoo shop), Drakes was a brilliant experience. We booked it as a last minute stop over treat in Brighton. The staff were beyond lovely and treated us like friends. I've just been diagnosed with a disability and they were very helpful with giving us a car...

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HOTEL’S FAVORITE REVIEW
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited this hotel for one night in December. We stayed in the Yin Yang room which I would highly recommend. The view is amazing, and it's a lovely place to watch the sunset over Brighton's seafront, especially from the free standing bath in the room. Perfect for a special occasion or a treat.

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Sarah A, Senior Host at Drakes Hotel Brighton, responded to this review

The team at Drakes really appreciate the time you have taken to provide us with such a lovely review. We are so happy that you had such a wonderful time and that you got to experience one of Brighton's beautiful sunsets, we are so lucky every night is like a new display of colours! Once again, thank you for your...

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked here on a competitively priced package, and after a previous personal recommendation. Very pleased to say not at all disappointed. The staff were all marvelous, helpful, informative ( about the hotel and Brighton in general) and of the nothing-is-too-much-trouble variety. The room (attic) was on the small size, but everything was there, including shower AND bath. The views (sea)...

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were amazing - helping with luggage and brilliant on the - overpriced- bar. The " City View room at £200.00 per night ( no breakfast) Looked over a corrugated pigeon roost - Pigeon called all night and day. Bed OK but small stairs to downstairs en-suite - not good for a 6.6 husband. Staff left a card for...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a visit to Brighton for the day, decided to stay overnight and was very lucky to find availability at Drakes. I must say what a fantastic hotel this is, the room we stayed in was lovely with many little touches which add d to the great experience, i.e. Robes, slippers, toiletries etc, but the most important thing was the...

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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly we found the room (203) a little tired, particularly for the price, for example, grubby carpet, blinds and bathroom, old towels. Being an old building we could hear every footstep from the guests above meaning we were woken throughout the night. On the plus side staff were helpful and as we were facing the rear of the property there...

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Somerset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic hotel... definitely recommend. Very clean and comfortable. Everything you need in your room. Great location We stayed on the 1st floor with bath overlooking the sea. So beautiful. Fantastic bath tub!! We also opted for breakfast in bed. What a treat. Delicious. Staff were very helpful and pleasant. Would visit again. Only downside is when you're paying over £200...

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Kent, UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first weekend away for hubby and I without our toddler since he was born and Drakes seemed spot on. Smart interior, courteous staff, great location. The problems only started on the morning we were due to leave when I pulled the duvet right back for the first time, as it had been tucked in by the housekeeping staff each...

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Richard H, Manager at Drakes Hotel Brighton, responded to this review

Dear Jennie, I am sorry I was unable to resolve your complaint as you wished. As per our email conversation, we recorded the seasonal turning of the mattress on the morning of your arrival, and we know with certainty the sheets & duvet were clean. On your departure and reviewing pictures taken, we found the blood to be fresh with...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely hotel. Booked for an overnight stay and stayed in ying yang room. Lovely view from the room, nice little touches like white company amenity kit and rock with hotel logo. Bed comfy and linen gorgeous. Movies and sports free with code, however, I couldn't get this to work at all and couldn't get through to reception to ask.....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't stay here but spent a day doing a wine tasting course which included lunch. We had 3 courses which were all amazing, will definitely eat here again. Staff were all really friendly and professional too.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Drakes is a design-led 20 bedroom "hand-made" hotel on Brighton's seafront. Everything about Drakes is exceptional, from the impeccable service, to the stylish design and highly acclaimed fine dining Restaurant at Drakes. Now in their 13th year, 4 star Drakes continues to set the standard of quality and luxury in the city winning several accolades and praise year on year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drakes Hotel Brighton

Address: 44 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1PE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: $132 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Drakes Hotel Brighton 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Brighton Drakes Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Brighton
#2 Luxury Hotel in Brighton
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Brighton
#11 Business Hotel in Brighton
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“203 mezzanine bedroom above bathroom, big kingsize bed”
 of 5 bubbles PollyErrington, 3 days ago | Read review
“Sea view. No lift.”
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 of 5 bubbles bobw343, 5 days ago | Read review
“Not sure, but the room we stayed was perfect, with sea view,which is always nice.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffdH1147PE, 1 week ago | Read review
“Sea views are a must as you are in Brighton”
 of 5 bubbles 899hb, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“you need to be not mind stairs to enjoy the attic room but I loved the sense of airy privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles zeebe, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
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