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Reviewed 5 days ago

I stayed in Kemptown, and would not stay anywhere else. There is the classic buzz of Brighton with some great places to eat and shop, but less of the crowds. some great bars too!

Thank hanp86
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Walked through Kemptown from the marina. Plenty of independent coffee shops. Several antique shops and various other types of independent retailers. Interesting and different. A change from the usual corporate retailers

Thank suebex12
Reviewed 3 September 2018

On some streets there are some fun cafes and shops. Generally, however, I find the area to be quite seedy.

Thank barrydodds83
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Having not been to Brighton before, we found ourselves staying in high Kemp Town on the verge of Pride weekend (unbeknown to us when booking) so the place was thronging. The San Francisco of England.

Thank James M
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

No I can spell, didn’t bother with the park this year but spent a fab 72 hours, in the sun; watching the drag queens and just having a wow time in Kempton

Thank Kris B
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We loved staying here. it is full of gorgeous Georgian architecture and feels so peaceful away from the tourists whilst staying in Brighton. It's an easy bus down into the City Centre on the number 7 bus. Definitely look into staying here if you're thinking...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Nice place to escape from the hustle and bustle of Brighton itself. A fantastic selection of coffee shops, cakes, bakers to choose from and some nice streets to walk round. Amazed by the religious buildings dotted frequently too.

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Kemp Town to the eat of the main city is a small but vibrant community of shops, pubs, bars, restaurants, there are good places to browse, eat and drink all around, Streets are narrow and finding parking can be a pain - so take a...More

2  Thank MikeFo
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Kemptown is, in my opinion, the best area in Brighton. Check out the flea market for some unusual finds and have a craft beer at The Hand in Hand (smallest pub in Brighton) on the way back. Kemptown is full of quirky bars, cafes and...More

1  Thank Testarossa1980
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Cool bars, restaurants, incredibly friendly and close to the beach and on the footstep of Brighton's town centre.

1  Thank BarryJMcC
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Response from sp1der280 | Reviewed this property |
Hi cannot advise you really as it depends on your budget. Look for accommodation in Upper Rock Gardens as that is a lovely area. Do not book anything on St James's Street as that is always busy but lovely.If you really want... More
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Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
The pavements are quite well negotiable in a wheelchair as the kerbs are dropped at the ends of the roads. Some shops do have disabled access upon request but some are at street level. As the previous person says, Kemptown... More