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Brighton House
4 out of 5
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4.5/5Wonderful! (685 reviews)

"Lovely reception & comfortable room. A very welcoming experience."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2020

Brighton House
YHA Brighton - Hostel
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4.3/5Excellent! (194 reviews)

"Really nice.. comfy bed.. staff were amazing.. clean and well presented.. Will certainly be going back again"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

YHA Brighton - Hostel
ibis Brighton City Centre - Station
3 out of 5
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The price is £53 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Basic but nice hotel for a short stay. It's a little different now in Covid times but the staff are very friendly."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

ibis Brighton City Centre - Station
Britannia Study Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £69 per night
4/5Very Good! (979 reviews)
comfortable

"Very comfortable stay but breakfast was disappointing."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Britannia Study Hotel
The Old Ship Hotel
4 out of 5
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The price is £68 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (971 reviews)

"Very good !!! Perfect location and friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

The Old Ship Hotel
Queens Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £69 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"Amazing staff, lovely clean rooms, outstanding breakfast. Strongly recommend:)"…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

Queens Hotel
Kings Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £64 per night
3.9/5Good! (983 reviews)

"Antiquated water system . No hot water first night .. no water pressure . Helpful staff had it sorted next day but still no water pressure !"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2020

Kings Hotel
New Steine - Guest House
4 out of 5
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The price is £61 per night
3.8/5Good! (307 reviews)

"Excellent value for money, why pay over the odds to stay at a 5 star hotel, when you can get just as good, if not better service at a quaint guest house, would definitely recommend to family and friends, and would definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

New Steine - Guest House
Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel
3.5 out of 5
149 Kings Road, Brighton, England
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The price is £80 per night
3.6/5Good! (191 reviews)

"We stayed only for 1 night, perfect location. Great check-in the gentlemen was welcoming and made sure we had a lovely room. Super Clean"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel
OYO Gulliver's Hotel
The price is £39 per night
3.6/5Good! (370 reviews)
You must try the bistro!

"Really comfortable stay. The Bistro is excellent for evening meals and breakfast was wonderful too"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2019

OYO Gulliver's Hotel
The Brighton Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £61 per night
3.5/5Good! (644 reviews)

"Didnt like all the repair work, did like that this tired old hotel is opposites the beach."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

The Brighton Hotel
The Queensbury Hotel
2 out of 5
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The price is £67 per night
3.5/5Good! (267 reviews)
Queensbury recommended for central city access

"Everything was as expected. Convenient, clean and central"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

The Queensbury Hotel
Brighton Breeze Hotel
2 out of 5
17 Charlotte Street, Brighton, England
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The price is £52 per night
3.5/5Good! (148 reviews)

"The room was big and had a nice view of the sea on the balcony and the staff was very nice"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Brighton Breeze Hotel
The Downs Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £79 per night
3.3/5 (512 reviews)

"Right next to bus stop into Brighton main centre food was okay"…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

The Downs Hotel
Horizon
2 out of 5
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3/5 (112 reviews)

"Nice clean friendly.. quality bed.. few little niggly things..but couldn't moan as for an exceptional price"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Horizon
Royal Albion Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £38 per night
2.9/5 (967 reviews)

"Just stayed one night but excellent value for money and location."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2020

Royal Albion Hotel
Innit Rooms Brighton
2.5 out of 5
19 Russell Square, Brighton, England
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2.7/5 (142 reviews)

"Nice size family room, lovely polite house keeper always asked if we needed anything else for our room, great location near to the beach and there’s loads of shops and food places close by. Only downside was the kettle lead didn’t reach the desk it was on as the lead was to short so had to boil it ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2019

Innit Rooms Brighton
The Grapevine Seafront - Hostel
2.6/5 (37 reviews)

"The view is amazing! Our curtains were broken so we asked to be changed, staff were very nice and offered another room, but we decided to stay in the nice view one despite not having curtains"…"

Reviewed on 29 Dec 2018

The Grapevine Seafront - Hostel
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Cheap Hotels in Brighton

Brighton has a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Brighton Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, this destination is home to Victoria Gardens and Regency Square, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're searching for places to stay in Brighton that won't break the bank, the 49 budget accommodation options in the area give you plenty to choose from. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from Expedia travellers in search of a bargain:

Britannia Study Hotel - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its overall value and overall condition. It offers free buffet breakfast and free WiFi.

Horizon B and B - At this 2-star hotel, you can take advantage of free English breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews mention the proximity to shops and convenient parking.

The Downs Hotel - 3-star inn. You'll find free full breakfast, free WiFi and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable beds and helpful staff.

Royal Albion Hotel - Customers like this 3-star beach hotel for its comfortable rooms and central location. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar.

Planning Your Trip to Brighton

Haven't settled on travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Rainiest months: November, December, May and January, with an average rainfall of 2.50 inches
  • Driest months: June, May, January and October, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Brighton

Brighton attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Brighton Royal Pavilion and Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Take in the local culture at Friends Meeting House and Old Police Cells Museum, or enjoy the area's natural beauty at Victoria Gardens.

Travellers also like Brighton for its:
  • Beaches
  • Museums
  • Theatre

Getting around Brighton

The closest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), situated 23.1 mi (37.2 km) away from the city centre. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 46.8 mi (75.4 km) away. If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Brighton Station, Brighton London Road Station or Preston Park Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Brighton like for travellers on a budget?
Brighton has a variety of cheap accommodation options and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Brighton Beach and Brighton Pier, this destination is home to Preston Park and Devil’s Dyke, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Brighton?
Based on reviews, Britannia Study Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Horizon and Royal Albion Hotel.
What's the seasonal weather like in Brighton?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Brighton is 735 mm.
What is there to see and do in Brighton?
Brighton attracts visitors with its major shopping area and theatre scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Brighton Beach and Brighton Pier, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Preston Park and Devil’s Dyke, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Brighton Theatre Royal.
What's the best way to get around Brighton?
The nearest airport is London (LHR-Heathrow), situated 46.8 mi (75.4 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 23.1 mi (37.2 km) away. If you’d like to explore more of the area, take a train from Brighton Station, Brighton London Road Station or Preston Park Station.

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What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Brighton?

Based on reviews, Horizon B and B is a popular 2-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Royal Albion Hotel and Kings Hotel.

How is it staying in Brighton?

Travellers to Brighton give high marks for the beaches, shopping, and top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its theatres, art, and bars. Top sights in the city include Brighton Royal Pavilion, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, and Brighton Beach. In Brighton, there are 548 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place to stay in Brighton?

Brighton Marina House Hotel - B&B is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Brighton Sea Life Centre. Other top choices based on reviews include The Cavalaire and Colson House.

Kemptown is a walkable neighbourhood known for its beautiful beach and major shopping area. Another favourite neighbourhood in Brighton is Seafront.

Where is the best place to stay in Kemptown?

With 177 lodging options to choose from in this neighbourhood, you're sure to find what you're looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, The Cavalaire is the highest ranked property in Kemptown. This 4-star B&B offers a bar, and is a short 8-minute walk from Brighton Sea Life Centre. Other favourite options in the area include Brighton Marina House Hotel - B&B and 27 Brighton.

What are the top places to visit in Brighton?

The city is well known for its theatres and art, and cultural venues include Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton Theatre Royal, and Brighton Dome. Attractions like Brighton Sea Life Centre and Brighton Pier are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Brighton Royal Pavilion, British Airways i360, and Chapel Royal.

Where is the best place to stay near Brighton Centre?

Adjacent to Brighton Centre, The Grand Brighton is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Other good choices close by include Jurys Inn Brighton and Hilton Brighton Metropole.