Drakes Hotel - Brighton

43 44 Marine Parade, Brighton, United Kingdom  show map
 4 stars
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Drakes Hotel - Brighton

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

Massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

Overview

The unique 4-star Drakes Hotel offers an en-suite accommodation in a marina area of Brighton. The hotel opened in 1820 and remains an example of innovative architecture in Brighton ever since.

A short walk will take you to Brighton Wheel, Kemp Town and Brighton Dome in 5 minutes. The property lies within 350 meters from The Lanes and Sea Life Brighton.

Shoppers will find shops and boutiques within a few minutes of the hotel.

Drakes Hotel is within a 40-minute drive to London Gatwick airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of Circular Double Room, First-Floor Double Room and Compact Double Room that come with superb décor as well as a private toilet, free Wi-Fi, climate control, TV with satellite channels and a writing desk. Some rooms offer a breathtaking view of the city. Guests can make use of bathrobes, a bathtub and a hairdryer in every bathroom.

Eat & Drink

European dishes are served in the designed restaurant.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of GBP 10 per person per night.  The hotel offers a full english breakfast at the price of GBP 12.50 per person per night.  You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs GBP 5 per person per night. 

Services

The hotel offers a news stand, a baggage storage and parking and such services as wake up service, 24-hour room service and 24-hour security.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at GBP 15 per day.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Adults only
  • 24-hour security
  • No pets allowed
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Luggage storage
  • Wheelchair access

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Massage
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Drakes Hotel - Brighton Brighton location
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Hotel Address:

43 44 Marine Parade, Brighton, United Kingdom

Get directions
City Center
  • Brighton
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Brighton railway station
    4300 ft
Underground stations
  • West Croydon
    38.7 mi
  • Norwood Junction
    40.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Giggling Squid (cuisine: Thai)
    400 ft
  • Cafe Rouge Brighton (cuisine: French)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Queens Park
    2300 ft
Beaches
  • Brighton Beach
    1000 ft
  • Naturist Beach
    1.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    20

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How to reach hotel

hotel Drakes Hotel - Brighton Brighton location
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Hotel Address:

43 44 Marine Parade, Brighton, United Kingdom

Get directions
City Center
  • Brighton
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Brighton railway station
    4300 ft
Underground stations
  • West Croydon
    38.7 mi
  • Norwood Junction
    40.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Giggling Squid (cuisine: Thai)
    400 ft
  • Cafe Rouge Brighton (cuisine: French)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Queens Park
    2300 ft
Beaches
  • Brighton Beach
    1000 ft
  • Naturist Beach
    1.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBrightonDrakes

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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Drakes Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • South Downs Way - 1000 ft
  • University Of Brighton Gallery - 2000 ft
  • The Royal Pavilion - 2300 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center - 1000 ft

Places of interest

  • Church of St Mary the Virgin, Kemptown - 400 ft
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre - 700 ft
  • Brighton & Hove Magistrates Court - 1000 ft
  • Volks Railway - 1000 ft
  • Quadrophenia Alleyway - 1700 ft
  • Royal Pavilion Shop - 1700 ft
  • Brighton & Hove City Council - 2000 ft
  • Brighton Palace Pier Co - 2000 ft
  • The Chapel Royal - 2000 ft

Shopping areas

  • Brighton Museum & Art Gallery - 1400 ft

Amusement

  • Brighton Beach - 700 ft
  • Gala Clubs - 1000 ft
  • Noble Amusements - 1000 ft
  • horror hotel - 2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Brighton musuem and art gallery - 2000 ft
  • Brighton Fishing Museum - 2300 ft

Parks

  • Brighton Dome - 2000 ft
  • Pavilion Gardens - 2000 ft

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Sea Life Centre Brighton - 2000 ft

Theaters

  • Joogleberry Playhouse - 1000 ft
  • Komedia Theatre - 2000 ft
  • Theatre Royal (Brighton) Ltd - 2300 ft

Golf courses and Country clubs

  • Sea Life Brighton - 1000 ft

Local attractions

  • Preston Park - 1.2 mi
    London Road, Brighton
  • Naturist Beach - 1.5 mi
    Black Rock, Brighton
  • Hove Lagoon - 1.6 mi
    Hove Lagoon, Brighton
  • St. Ann's Well Gardens and Cafe - 1.4 mi
    Somerhill Rd, Brighton
  • Booth Museum of Natural History - 1.6 mi
    194 Dyke Road, Brighton

Near the hotel

  • Brighton Wheel - 800 ft
    Madeira Drive, Brighton
  • Brighton Pier - 1300 ft
    Madeira Drive, Brighton
  • Brighton Museum and Art Gallery - 2300 ft
    Church St, Brighton
  • Fishing Museum - 2300 ft
    201 Kings Road Arches, Brighton
  • Brighton Beach - 1000 ft
    BrightonEngland
  • Royal Pavilion - 2000 ft
    Pavilion Gardens, Brighton
  • Queens Park - 2300 ft
    Egremont Place, Brighton

Restaurants nearby

  • Giggling Squid - 400 ft

    Address: 11 Market Street
    Phone: 01273 737373

    76% likes this, based on 213 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • New Steine Restaurant - 400 ft

    Address: New Steine Hotel

    61% likes this, based on 63 reviews
    Cuisine: French

  • Muang Thai - 400 ft

    Address: St James St

    Cuisine: Thai

  • Cafe Rouge Brighton - 400 ft

    Address: 24 Prince Albert Street
    Phone: +44 (0)1273 622423

    54% likes this, based on 114 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 54

  • The Townhouse Restaurant - 400 ft

    Address: 81 - 82 St James Street
    Phone: 01273 693216

    73% likes this, based on 166 reviews
    Cuisine: British

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Hotel Awards

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Drakes Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Drakes

Average guest rating

8.6out of 10
Superb
Based on 21 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Service
10.0

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    7.8

    I liked the location of this Hotel. The room although small was extremely comfortable and of good quality. They got all the small details down i.e the slippers and gowns, the replenishing of all items such as toiletries, tea and coffee etc. Nice pleasent stay.

    Cocktail bar was the reception, no lifts so not good if you were on the top floor, everything gets wet in the wet room i.e the toilet, toilet rolls etc. Slightly over-rated.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Room was very comfortable although a bit small. The breakfast was great and good value. Overall an excellent stay!

    It might be worth paying more for a seaview room as our room looked over the backs of neighbouring buildings.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Good quality hotel in a great city with good access to facilities in Brighton (e.g. The Lanes, Brighton Centre). Excellent albeit expensive restaurent.

    1. Paying £12 per night to park having paid £175 per night for a room. 2. Paying a similar sum for breakfast. 3. being asked to par for accommodation up front rather on check-out. 4. Layout of room very poor with little space and a hopeless configured dressing table (no mirror within reasonable reach)

  • Couple
    7.0

    The location was great, although not obvious to find along the seafront, as the sinage was very discreet. Staff were very kind and more than helpful. We stayed in a Bijou room, interior wise, spot on.. however the exterior (i.e. view from the window was non exsistant.) This should have been mentioned at the point of booking via 'Booked.net'. over all though, a pleasent hotel.

    I did not like the fact that the view from the room was practically non-exsistant (a concrete void which housed a flock of pigeons!) I have taken this matter up with the hotel directly, who have dealt with my discrepancy & have been more than helpful & proffesional.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The staff were very helpful and the place was spotless.

    I thought the restaurant was not living up to expectations and price. I also did not like that after the meal when presented with the bill a service charge eas added at 12.5% which was not clear before hand and ultimately thought it was very overpriced for the quality offered.

  • Single
    10.0

    the atmosphere of the hotel is relaxing, the staff are extremely friendly. my fiance and i enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back there again!

    the fact that u can hear people walking in the corridor and on the floor above, from the sweaking of the wooden floors :S

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    This small boutique hotel has a modern style to it. The staff were very approachable and friendly. In room facilities were good including the bath tub sitting in the bay window. There was an ipod dock and enough hanging space for clothes for the weekend. I is located within easy reach of the beach and the shops in the Lanes. The downstairs restaurant is highly recommended for that special occasion night out.

  • Couple
    7.0

    The staff were very friendly and helpful. Loved the free standing bath in the room.

    I found the room a little costrophobic and as we were staying in the town view room it wasn't that nice having our window open. I would definitely advice spending more on a sea view room!! Also we found the wet room (bathroom) and toilet too small and uncomfortable.

  • Single
    10.0

    The hotel Hosts, Siret & Marta, were exceptionally helpful with my special requests. Very accomodating & professional. Highly recommend.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Even before our arrival at Drakes we were made to feel that our visit was imporatant to the hotel and that they would do anything that they could to make our stay as comfortable as possible. On arrival, the reception was warm and efficient. Our room was very well designed with modern features which nevertheless were in perfect harmony with the Regency building. We sampled the full breakfast and bar sandwiches, both of which were excellent. We would very much like to visit Drakes as soon as we can!

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The hotel was beautifully designed, romantic and yet classy. The staff were exceptional, the room was lovely and well equipped. The room had an air of romance and sexiness, the bathroom was stylish and the bath big enough for two. The bathrobes and gift wrapped toiletries a lovely touch.

    The only downside was the sound proofing. We had an early night and could hear everyone passing on the stairs and moving around in the room above.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The hotel staff, location, and view from this room are amazing. It is right in front of a Volk's electric railway station which goes down to the marina. The Lanes section of town was a short walk away (about 10 minutes). We got the last of the 10 parking spots owned by the hotel, which was key. It made the Brighton experience a lot less stressful, so try to get there early to check-in since parking is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The cool thing is that you are assigned a particular space that no one else is allowed to use while you are there. Because of this, your spot will be waiting for you if you take your car out during your stay.

    The biggest negative for us was the fact that none of the rooms have American- style showers. They are all European shower rooms in which the showerhead and drain are in the middle of the tiny bathroom so when you shower, the toilet and sink get drenched. Another potential issue is that the bed is built into a tight space where there is only 8 inches of space on either side, which could be an issue for someone who doesn't have perfect mobility. That didn't bother us too much, though.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Excellent michelin recommended restaurant not too expensive (30 pounds starter and main course + chef complement) . Perfect very friendly staff!!! Fresh original good repair. .

    Our room was too small

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    This is how a boutique Hotel should be managed, exceeded our expectation. Very friendly staff and in-house restaurant as well a pleasant surprise.

How to reach hotel

hotel Drakes Hotel - Brighton Brighton location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

43 44 Marine Parade, Brighton, United Kingdom

Get directions
City Center
  • Brighton
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Brighton railway station
    4300 ft
Underground stations
  • West Croydon
    38.7 mi
  • Norwood Junction
    40.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Giggling Squid (cuisine: Thai)
    400 ft
  • Cafe Rouge Brighton (cuisine: French)
    400 ft
Parks
  • Queens Park
    2300 ft
Beaches
  • Brighton Beach
    1000 ft
  • Naturist Beach
    1.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedBrightonDrakes

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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