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Drakes - Brighton

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Spa and relaxation

Massage

TV

Flat-screen TV

Adults only

Overview

The contemporary Drakes Hotel is placed next to the beachfront. The hotel was opened in 1820, offering accommodation in a 6-story building designed in the innovative style.

The property enjoys beautiful location steps away from a gallery, a chapel and a palace as well as gardens and a valley. There are bars and restaurants in the area.

Shops and boutiques are located nearby.

The nearest bus stop is 50 meters away. The hotel is within 40 minutes' drive from London Gatwick airport.

Rooms

The property offers non-smoking rooms equipped with floor to ceiling windows, climate control, a safe, a balcony and flat-screen TV and feature a sweeping view over the city. Guestrooms are outfitted with a modern interior.

Eat & Drink

At the restaurant European dishes are served. At the welcoming beer bar guests will enjoy a selection of champagnes, wines and cocktails. Guests can dine at Anatolia Cuisine and The Townhouse Restaurant located within 5 minutes' walk away.

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

Business facilities at Drakes Hotel include a copier, a meeting room and a catering service.

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

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots

Leisure facilities

  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

43-44 Marine Parade, Brighton, United Kingdom

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City Centre
  • 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
    1400 ft
  • South Downs Way
    1700 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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Rooms and availability

Drakes photos Exterior Hotel information
King Room Sea View
Sea view
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

These rooms feature a handmade super king-size bed with a Vi-Spring mattress and offer sea views. A wet room with a shower and a freestanding bath set in front of triple aspect windows is available. The room includes a seating area, a flat-screen TV with Sky channels, air-conditioning and free WiFi. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities are provided and 24-hour room service is available. Rooms are situated on the first, second and third floors of the hotel are accessible via stairs only.

Drakes photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Double Room Balcony Sea View
Sea view
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Located on the first floor, this room features a super king-size Vi-spring bed and offers views of the sea and the Brighton pier. A wet room with a monsoon shower and a freestanding bath set in front of floor-to-ceiling windows is available. The room includes a seating area, a flat-screen TV with Sky channels, air-conditioning and free WiFi. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities are provided and 24-hour room service is available. This room is situated on the first floor of the hotel and are accessible via stairs only.

Drakes photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This is a city-facing room and features a queen-size handmade Vi-spring bed, en-suite wet room with a shower and a traditional bath. The room has a flat-screen TV with full Sky TV package, air conditioning and free WiFi. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and 24 hour room service are available. This room is situated on the ground floor of the hotel. Please note, as this room is at the back of the hotel it has frosted windows for privacy.

Drakes photos Exterior Hotel information
Double Room Sea View
Sea view
  • Room size:

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This is a sea-facing room and features a queen-size handmade Vi-spring bed and a large en-suite wet room. The room has a flat-screen TV with full Sky TV package, air conditioning and free WiFi. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and 24 hour room service are available. This room is situated on the ground floor of the hotel.

Drakes photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Double Room Sea View
Sea view
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This is a sea-facing attic room and features a double handmade Vi-spring bed. You can opt for either a free standing bath, and a small wet room shower, or a separate en-suite bathroom. The room has a flat-screen TV with full Sky TV package, air conditioning and free WiFi. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and 24 hour room service are available. These rooms are situated on the fourth floor of the hotel, please be aware that we do not have a passenger lift.

Drakes photos Exterior Hotel information
Double Room
City view
  • Room size:

    195 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This is a city-facing attic room and features a double handmade Vi-spring bed. You can opt for either a free standing bath, and a small wet room shower, or a separate en-suite bathroom. The room has a flat-screen TV with full Sky TV package, air conditioning and free WiFi. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and 24 hour room service are available. These rooms are situated on the fourth floor of the hotel, please be aware that we do not have a passenger lift.

Drakes photos Room
Luxury Single Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    155 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This room has a small handmade double bed with a Vi-Spring mattress, a sea view and an en suite bathroom. Each room has a flat-screen TV with Sky channels, air conditioning and free WiFi. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and 24 hour room service are available. Rooms are situated on the second and third floors of the hotel and are accessible via stairs only.

Drakes photos Room
Luxury Double Room Sea View
Sea view
  • Room size:

    185 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This compact room with sea view allows guests to face the sea whilst soaking in the freestanding bath. Each room has a handmade double bed with Vi-Spring mattress and a compact en suite wet room with a shower. Each room has a flat-screen TV with Sky channels, air conditioning and free WiFi. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and 24 hour room service are available. Rooms are situated on the second and third floors of the hotel and are accessible via stairs only.

Drakes photos Room
Luxury Double Room
City view
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This is a city-facing room and features a queen-size handmade Vi-spring bed, en-suite wet room with a shower and a freestanding bath in the room. Each room has a flat-screen TV with full Sky TV package, air conditioning and free WiFi. Complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and 24 hour room service are available. Rooms are situated on the first, second and third floors of the hotel and are accessible via stairs only. Please note, as these rooms are at the back of the hotel they have frosted windows for privacy.

Drakes photos Room
Superior King Room Town View
City view
  • Room size:

    250 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Located at the rear of the hotel, these spacious rooms offer a town view and feature a staircase which leads down to a traditional bathroom. Each room has a handmade king-size bed with a Vi-Spring mattress, a flat-screen TV with full SKY package and free WiFi. Air-conditioning, complimentary tea/coffee making facilities and 24 hour room service are available. Rooms are situated on the first, second and third floors of the hotel are accessible via stairs only. Some rooms offer a town view, while the first floor room has a limited view of the roof garden.

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Sea Life Brighton1000 ft
  • South Downs Way1000 ft
  • University Of Brighton Gallery2000 ft

Popular areas

  • City Center1000 ft

Places of interest

  • Church of St Mary the Virgin, Kemptown400 ft
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre700 ft
  • Brighton & Hove Magistrates Court1000 ft
  • Volks Railway1000 ft
  • Quadrophenia Alleyway1700 ft
  • Royal Pavilion Shop1700 ft
  • Brighton & Hove City Council2000 ft
  • Brighton Palace Pier Co2000 ft
  • The Chapel Royal2000 ft
  • Brighton Clock Tower2300 ft

Amusement

  • Brighton Beach700 ft
  • Gala Clubs1000 ft
  • Noble Amusements1000 ft
  • horror hotel2000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Stadiums

  • Brighton Dome2000 ft

Museums

  • Brighton Museum & Art Gallery1400 ft
  • Brighton musuem and art gallery2000 ft
  • Brighton Fishing Museum2300 ft

Parks

  • Pavilion Gardens2000 ft

Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

  • Sea Life Centre Brighton2000 ft

Theaters

  • Joogleberry Playhouse1000 ft
  • Komedia Theatre2000 ft
  • Theatre Royal (Brighton) Ltd2300 ft

Local attractions

  • Kemptown1.3 mi
    East of Brighton Pier to Brighton Marina
  • Naturist Beach1.5 mi
    Black Rock, Brighton
  • Peace Statue1.9 mi
    Kings Road Hove
  • Brighton Marina1.4 mi
    Waterfront Brighton Marina
  • Preston Manor1.8 mi
    Preston Road Preston Park

Near the hotel

  • Brighton Beach1000 ft
    BrightonEngland
  • Royal Pavilion2000 ft
    Pavilion Gardens
  • South Downs Way1700 ft
    Sussex
  • Brighton Dome1900 ft
    Church Street, Brighton
  • Brighton Pier1300 ft
    Madeira Drive, Brighton
  • Queens Park1400 ft
    Egremont Place Hanover
  • The Lanes2400 ft
    West Street

Restaurants nearby

  • Giggling Squid400 ft

    Address: 11 Market Street
    Phone: 01273 737373

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

  • The Townhouse Restaurant400 ft

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

    71% likes this, based on 165 reviews
    Cuisine: British

  • Anatolia Cuisine400 ft

    Address: 51 St James Street
    Phone: 1273 693467

    64% likes this, based on 62 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Turkish

  • Cafe Rouge Brighton400 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 Brasserie Pizza Pasta, Brighton400 ft

    Address: 48-49 St James's Street
    Phone: 01273 604060

    73% likes this, based on 127 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

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

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Drakes Reviews

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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 - Brighton Brighton location
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Hotel Address:

43-44 Marine Parade, Brighton, United Kingdom

Get directions
City Centre
  • 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
    1400 ft
  • South Downs Way
    1700 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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