We had a weekend stay and the weather was fantastic - which always helps. Hotel was all you expect the Grand to be. Dining room (for breakfast) looks a little tired but the breakfast itself was excellent. Lots of choice. Room with balcony and sea view was superb. Staff were brilliant. No complaints..
Staff were really nice and they views were nice. The bathroom needed a bit of refurbishing tiles were broken etc and the windows were quite annoying at night because it was windy and they kept banging open and closed and we couldn't shut them properly
I liked this hotel. It is right across from the pier but not as noisy as I feared. The room was small but clean and bright and generally comfortable. The bathroom was the shower which I had never experienced before and it was a little odd but if that doesn't discomfit you then I'd recommend this hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful.
Traveller from California
The luxurious Drakes Hotel in Brighton is a 4 star hotel and an excellent place to stay for a truly memorable holiday …More
This was a really good find. Just on the edge of the action, so perfect for a good sleep, but with everything right there.
The staff were friendly, the whole building is in really good condition and the rooms were clean and well presented.
The big surprise was the breakfast. Not just a plate of limp pastries; but a good selection of hot and cold food.
It was a bit pricey and maybe we're just getting what we paid for; but better that than paying any being disappointed!!
Would definitely stay here again.
The hotel is only a few minutes from the beach and is close by to many shops in Hove, including a large Tesco. We booked it to stay for Labour Party Conference, which was about a 25 minute walk along the seafront to the Brighton Centre.
The staff were very friendly - allowing us to check in earlier than the advertised time. We only had the breakfast once but it was good, with lots of options (cooked breakfast, cereals, fruit, pastries).
Would recommend for a base from which to explore Brighton/Hove.
Traveller from Oxford
4* Victorian building 150 meters from the seafront. Fantastic service combined with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere …More
On the south English coast, Brighton is a popular beach destination, especially with Londoners as the train ride between the two cities is less than an hour. The seafront has bars, restaurants, nightclub,s and amusement arcades, as well as two old-fashioned piers. Brighton hosts the Brighton Festival each May, which is the UK's second-largest arts festival.
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