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Swindon Wilts,
Reviewed 23 November 2016

on arrival, we were offered tea or coffee [complimentary], then shown to our room, up all 71 steps!! as we were in the 'attic' room during the weekend of storm 'Angus'. ALL staff were tentative to our needs. although the windows rattled a little bit on the first night, which was resolved with a bit of newspaper, you could normally...

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soth east
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here overnight mid week in August and had a very happy stay . I was visiting my family locally and it was lovely to be able to retire to my own space . The breakfast was wonderful especially the fruit salad . The staff were very friendly and chatty

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Thank hilde503
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We booked this fantastic hotel / B&B just a couple of days prior after a last minute decision to have a night out in Brighton & couldn't have been more pleased! Delightful little boutique hotel with wonderful refreshing, homely atmosphere. The staff could not have been more friendly, the room was fantastic - large & with all the facilities you...

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Thank Dusty S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed for one night and had the room on the top floor. When we arrived we were made a fresh pot of coffee in the downstairs bar/dining area which was a lovely touch. The staff could not have been more helpful, carrying our bag up all 71 stairs to our room and recommending parking. The room was not huge,...

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Thank Sarah W
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Me and my Mam had a one night stay at the Oriental Hotel. The hotel was clean, loved the twin room we stayed in, greeted with a basket full of crisps and chocolates, very comfortable, breakfast was amazing set us up for the whole day, staff were very helpful. I would definitely come back to this hotel book now

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Thank LouiseKempson
Reviewed 31 October 2016

What a great and quirky hotel! We loved the added extras - l'occitane toiletries, sweets and crisps, mini sewing kit and essentials for overnight stays - and the bed was so very comfy! We stayed on the 4th floor and I did get a little out of puff at the beginning of our stay, but less so at the end...

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Thank Elaine S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I visited Brighton in October and booked the oriental as it was central. we arrived on a Friday and could not get the door open as it was so heavy, after using the intercom, we were told to push hard. not the best when you are trying to manoeuvre in with your cases! we were put into room 1, overall...

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Thank sharron r
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Mini-break weekend for two with our dog in tow. Booked direct for best rate and email communication was quick, easy and welcoming, with options presented along with photos of the rooms available - including number of steps to each room offered. The friendly, helpful staff were on hand all weekend, with a warm welcome for our dog. The room was...

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Amman, Jordan
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

For being a fussy person I could not fault a thing! The staff and the room were all great, the complimentary drinks and snacks were a lovely touch when you don't want to leave the room! We requested breakfast in bed and it arrived on time and was delicious!! We managed to store the bike in a secure location of...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with the hubby for a night. Great little place and fairly central. Breakfast was good and they even cooked me gluten free sausages to go on my Full English, which was fresh and swallowed down with copious amounts of good hot tea and coffee and toast. Owners were friendly and attentive just enough for great service whilst still...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oriental is one of the original Brighton Boutique hotels, understated yet bursting with character. This 4* Highly Commended Grade II Listed Regency guesthouse has a refreshing view on design and service. Recommended by Time Out, Lonely Planet & The Guardian and the Sunday Times Travel Magazine put The Oriental in the World's 100 Best City Hotels for £100 or less. Thoughtfully unpretentious and resonantly Brighton, the Oriental is like visiting the home of one of your friends; relaxed and unfussy, with the trimmings of a lifestyle hotel plus the friendly charm of a bed and breakfast. With parking on the next square, the beach within 50 yards and both the city centre and Brighton Centre less than 10 minutes walk away, what else would you want from the city which boasts a cosmopolitan crowd, award winning restaurants, Royal Pavilion, Brighton Pier, festivals, and much more? Whether you want a weekend break, midweek holiday, or a retreat from or venue for your business meeting; we have the ambiance, 'know-how' and personable team to make your stay a special one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Oriental

Address: 9 oriental Place, Brighton BN1 2LJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: $127 - $283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oriental 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“only choose the attic room if you are prepared for the steps!!”
 of 5 bubbles BobL55, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lift so if you're not very fit or mobile, choose the 1st or 2nd floor!”
 of 5 bubbles elainesY6754YP, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“check the website first for photos.”
 of 5 bubbles sharronr558, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do not have top floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles Rebecca_Keene, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I had first floor single room which was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Paulrobbo369, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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