Hotel was very good. Staff great. Location great. Just 10 min wander into brighton. Bed was very uncomfortable and kids had to share a single sofa bed which we weren't expecting but other than that it was excellent.
Stayed two nights, had a cheaper rate for a room on the top floor which we think were the old servants' quarters! It is a trek as there is no lift, but we knew that before we booked and it was no trouble for us. It's a perfect place to stay in Brighton as it's really close to the front (our room had a direct view of the sea and the old pier), really close to all that's good about Brighton! It's a lovely atmosphere in a beautiful old building, with lovely hosts and a cracking breakfast!
As it's an old building, there are imperfections that come with a hotel of it's age, most notably the wonky floors, but that adds to the charm of the hotel in my opinion. All rooms apart from the breakfast room and lounge are upstairs, so I would recommend anyone to consider this before they book.
The breakfast is a buffet breakfast with all sorts on offer, with vegetarian sausages available if you ask, or maybe even mention it before you go.
There is no parking, which is standard around Brighton, but we booked a space with a chap round the back of the hotel, recommended by the hotel owner, and paid half the price of anything else I had seen elsewhere.
My daughter and I stayed overnight with our two dogs and were delighted with both the room and the garden provided for exercising our pets. Lovely building with attractive flowerbeds in beautiful rural setting.
Judith from Sussex
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Stayed at hotel with my husband and daughter. Family room clean and very comfy beds. Very clean bathroom. TV Wifi, tea and coffee, hairdryer and trouser press also available in room. Well situated on beachfront for seaside break. Would come back
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