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42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed our overnight stay at The old Ship on Friday 24th June apart from 2 instances the first of which was apologised for. When we arrived at 1230 we encountered a rather stern looking male member of staff who didn't have greet us with any warmth at all ....his Name began with an S ...Santori or Satani. We explained that... More 

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Thank Graeme1969
OSHGuestRelations, Guest Relations Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Graeme1969, Thank you for writing us a review and sharing your experience with us. It was nice to learn, that you had enjoyed your Breakfast, even though your card was not collected. Cards need to be outside by 1am, when our nights team will collected them. Why you had not been greeted in a friendly matter will be passed... More 

Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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342 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Convenient to Brighton sites and dining. Bar was lovely and complete. Staff was helpful. The problem was the room. Very poor ventilation and so we were uncomfortable.. Thread-bare carpet and upholstery.

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Thank Leonard S
OSHGuestRelations, Front Office Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leonard 5, Thank you for your review. Please accept our apology if we haven't met all your expectations on this occasion. We hope that we can welcome you here again in the future and we will do our best to make sure that your expectations are fully met. My best regards, Katarina Dobociova Front of the House Manager More 

essex
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The hotel staff could not do enough to look after us from the moment we walked through the door to the moment we left for home. They offered help and assistance and recommendations. The rooms were well equipped

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Thank grags
Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear grags Many thanks for your review. It is great to see recognition of the team here. Many thanks once again. Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

So the old ship hotel is a really nice, The room we was in had a lovely veiw of the pier and the sea front, we are really happy with our stay and look forward to staying again, the staff were very happy and helpfull and made us feel very welcome. The room was clean tidy and had everything that... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear johnnyboid Thank you for your great review. We have over 40 bedrooms with un-interrupted views of the Seafront and am so pleased you enjoyed. Kind regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

room 120 very noisy check room numbers if you are a light sleeper night club goes on until 0330 staff great and helpful good amenities food great breakfast a real treat plenty of it and tasty garage facilities really handy nice guys running it

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lord james a me... m Thank you for your review. I do hope you told us of any noise issues as it happens as we report any issues to the local council as we find this unacceptable that they disturb any guests. Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We stayed here as part of The Killing Game event, and booked the hotel through their package, which we thoroughly enjoyed. Every member of staff at the hotel, from the moment that we walked in the door were friendly and polite. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble, from helping us to our room with our bags, to bringing over... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Holly Y Thank you for your great review. Brighton can be lively at the weekend but then it does make it an interesting watch from the terrace. Hope to see you soon. Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

Newport, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here whilst attending a conference. The room was very clean, the bed extremely comfortable and good pillows. Downside was no air con and no safe in room but you can use the hotel one behind the reception. The breakfast as very good, lots of it and all hot.

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear juliepills Thank you so much for your review. Its great to see you enjoyed your stay overall and hope to see you again soon. Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We had a 3 night stay in this hotel as a family gift, (they did well) had a sea view on the second floor which gave us fabulous views including the pier. They staff could not have been more polite or helpful in every department, breakfast was buffet style with all the usual items plus a few extras, the hotel... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roy W Thank you so much for your superb review and I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Come back again soon. Regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

Poynton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We walked from th railway station towards the beach and turned left, a further 200/300 yards and there was the hotel. Very nice, booked into our rooms and I was very happy. A double bed for myself, luxury.

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear George G Many thanks for your review. I am so pleased you found us easy to find and were happy with your rooms. Kindest regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

Greece
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This hotel is perfectly located in the central seafront of Brighton. Of course you have to ask (and to pay) for the room with sea view. When you see this amazing view you cannot take your eyes off. Free wi- fi of good quality in the room. Nice lobby downstairs with plenty of choices in the bar. The bar continues... More 

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Paul W, General Manager at The Old Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emmanouella S Many thanks for your review. I am pleased you had a great stay. Late departures can be arranged on request for a small fee. Kindest regards Paul Wright General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The four-star Old Ship Hotel is a historic Georgian hotel with 154 bedrooms, 49 of which overlook Brighton's famous beach, that also has chargeable onsite parking for up to 50 cars. Just a 5-minute walk from Brighton Pier, The Lanes and the city's bars and restaurants, previous guests have included an array of royalty, aristocracy, artists and musicians, such as Charles II & Paganini. Enjoy classic British dishes in the Steak-on-Sea Restaurant, or private dining in the 400-year-old cellars, and drinks on the Al Fresco Bar Terrace on the promenade, before heading out for top-class entertainment in the theatres and clubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Ship Hotel

Address: Kings Road, Brighton BN1 1NR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: $115 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Old Ship Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 154
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Also Known As:
Old Ship Hotel Brighton
Barcelo Brighton
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Brighton
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Brighton
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“Sea view rooms are well worth the extra money”
 of 5 bubbles Graham1Kent, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“no air con in rooms just a fan, sea view rooms are the only rooms weve used but they are very noisy”
 of 5 bubbles junem808, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“not seaview if you want a quiet night”
 of 5 bubbles peterbI4649HJ, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you don't get a room over Black Lion Street, you won't get any sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles JuliaP437, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upgrade to better room,we upgraded for sea view for£10 but room was smaller than cheaper room.”
 of 5 bubbles sallypark2016, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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