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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing night .Sue could not be more helpful . The room was very comfortable and the pub had great atmosphere. It only has a few rooms but they are very well equipped. I would recommend anyone to stop there . Thanks again 😀

1Thank darrenh147
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

What a delightful place to stay. Warm welcome, lovely clean room with a beautiful fresh linen fragrance. The pub is a locals delight ; Paul the barman was absolutely wonderful, sharp smart & witty. I can see why this rates so highly on TripAdvisor ; we would return without a hesitation. Thank You all.... Colin & Sandra x

1Thank NilocNod
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Stayed here two nights. Room ready on arrival, attention to detail far exceeded expectation for a small old fashioned pub. Cannot fault. Rooms are small but does not detract from the comfort. Modern decor to Immaculate en suite room, wouldn't look to stay anywhere else in Brighton. Downstairs small pub, atmosphere great, so friendly. Thanks for a perfect stay.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on the 19th of Nov and I have never felt so welcome in a hotel in my life! The warm welcome as soon as we stepped in, to the cute dogs giving us a love, to the absolutely adorable bedroom just made it for us. We travelled so far down the country and it was just perfect....

Thank Rakfay
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 16, 2016

The lady owner was superb. Made us welcome and even helped with the parking charge! Traditional pub downstairs was friendly. An excellent place to stay to see the concert at the The Old Market. The room was quiet and with a very comfortable bed, continental breakfast was included too.

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Cradley Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 7, 2016

We arrived at the Bow Street Runner at midday and our room was ready. the room was small but very very comfy and bed was large, attention to detail was brilliant. Room was very clean and surprisingly quiet to say it was above the bar. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the regulars in the pub made us...

Thank spencer1104
Scotland, UK
Reviewed October 8, 2016

The BSR is exactly what it says on the website and provides very good value in the area. Granted space is limited (varying between rooms) but the bed is large and comfortable and all possible mod cons are provided. Breakfast is simple but satisfactory. Sue and her team are very friendly and helpful.

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed September 22, 2016

We loved this place! The pub is small, old fashioned (in a good way!) , and the staff and owners were so welcoming and made us feel like we were regulars! Our room was stylish, charming and with comfortable beds. We liked the fact that breakfast was already served when we arrived in our room! The tiny little fridge contained...

Thank Ylva L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Just got back from a three day stay and for comfort, location, fantastic people and the most friendly locals in the bar then you will go a long way to beat this place. It will be the first place I will look at booking when we return. Hopefully soon. Would like to thank the staff and the locals for such...

Thank Antony M
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Very clean and tidy The owner was very accommodating letting us drop our bags off early. He was friendly and welcoming. The room was small but ideal. We only had 1 night at the pub so was perfect for us. It's about 10 minutes walk into Brighton which was great. Even though the room was over a pub we didn't...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small traditional pub in a side street of Hove just off of the main thoroughfare that links Brighton and Hove, the pub has no food, no Sky TV, no loud music and no gaming machines, just a pub, BLISS! Originally called the Station Inn the earliest record as a pub was 1867 and was originally the Brunswick Police and Fire Station hence the name. There is a stark difference between the old pub and the modern guest rooms. I took the pub over in 2010 and converted the living accommodation to 3 en-suite rooms. I am helped by a great team, our manager Warren, Gervase, Maggie, Kevin and Simon in the bar and Wendy with the rooms. They all make our guests welcome as do our pub customers and Beau (our dog). Unfortunately, due to the age and nature of the property, access for some people may be difficult. If you have any special needs please give us a call to find out if we are able to accommodate you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bow Street Runner

Address: 62 Brunswick Street West, Hove BN3 1EL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Hove
Price Range: $61 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow Street Runner 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Rooms on top floor quiet but be prepared for narrow stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles JSM661, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
“Have stayed in all 3 rooms..all equally as good !”
 of 5 bubbles SallyW207, Jul 3, 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the second floor at the front (No3).”
 of 5 bubbles MrStuffy65, Dec 7, 2015 | Read review
“Room on the top floor is very quiet and all alone, the other 2 rooms are a floor below.”
 of 5 bubbles JudithMc66, Nov 30, 2015 | Read review
“Fair price.”
 of 5 bubbles MannersWatts, Oct 26, 2015 | Read review
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