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Evian-les-Bains, France
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Rooms immaculate, compact but every detail well thought out. Free wifi, Central location very friendly owners/staff. Much better inside than out. Good value for Brighton area. Parking limited but we were lucky and using a permit from hotel, £6 , we were able to park outside

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Padstow, Australia
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Here is a room above a pub, and is a great experience. The only problem if you have bags is that the pub is in a quiet street, and depending on what time you arrive initial parking is a problem. You get your key and shown to the room. We had a room on the first foor. It had all...

Thank Rob L
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights - the room was spotless and comfortable. Sue and John were very welcoming and happy to offer some local tips along with providing the required street parking permits which they added to the bill. Definitely recommend.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 30 May 2015

One night stay. Was a bit concerned it being located above the pub but I needn't have worried. Pleasantly presented room with tomorrow's d-i-y breakfast and a mini-fridge with fresh milk to hand. The bar downstairs was friendly and warm. Good internet connection and a good night's sleep. Until the next morning when the beer barrels were delivered before my...

Thank ILP-JP
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Small friendly pub with very clean well presented rooms. Continental breakfast in your room ready for when you wake up. The only down side was the fridge in the room was incredibly noisy as was the toilet flush! Close enough to Brighton to walk in but far enough away to be quiet. Top tip - parking on the street is...

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Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed 24 May 2015

It's a proper pub and good beer with all that that entails. Great hosts and the other customers are just as friendly. No food though, not even a bag of crisps and because there is a huge choice of restaurants locally, it doesn't matter. There are only 3 rooms available and the stairs could be a challenge if you have...

Thank GandC1948
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Sue and Mike were delightful - room spotless, well priced and close to everything. Great bar - John was lovely too. Thoroughly recommend. Very helpful on where to go to eat, and felt we were welcomed as friends. So much better than a stuffy five star. Loads of character.

Thank CofT
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We got such a warm welcome in this lovely pub. Our room was clean, comfortable and well designed with tea and coffee making made easy with a mini fridge and kettle, and croissants ready for breakfast. There's everything you need, but because the rooms are small I think it's good for a short stay. Location is ideal, between Hove Lawns...

Thank Marples
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Booked at the last minute for a business trip and glad I did, centrally located down a side street and the rooms are above a cracking local. Compact rooms but nicely decorated with thoughtful touches, parking could be a problem in high season but a welcome change from the soulless chains or dilapidated independents that Brighon seems to specialise in.

1Thank ZincD
Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Brilliant accommodation, very clean and comfy. Staff, especially John, so helpful and welcoming-as were the locals who made us feel so at home and provided lots of helpful information and advice on where to visit and eat. Would recommend this establishment to any visitors to Brighton-and are definitely going back-miss it already.

2Thank Susan L

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small traditional pub in a side street of Hove just off of the main thoroughfare that links Brighton and Hove, the pub has no food, no Sky TV, no loud music and no gaming machines, just a pub, BLISS! Originally called the Station Inn the earliest record as a pub was 1867 and was originally the Brunswick Police and Fire Station hence the name. There is a stark difference between the old pub and the modern guest rooms. I took the pub over in 2010 and converted the living accommodation to 3 en-suite rooms. I am helped by a great team, our manager Warren, Gervase, Maggie, Kevin and Simon in the bar and Wendy with the rooms. They all make our guests welcome as do our pub customers and Beau (our dog). Unfortunately, due to the age and nature of the property, access for some people may be difficult. If you have any special needs please give us a call to find out if we are able to accommodate you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bow Street Runner

Address: 62 Brunswick Street West, Hove BN3 1EL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Hove
Price Range: $84 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bow Street Runner 2*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Rooms on top floor quiet but be prepared for narrow stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles JSM661, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles SallyW207, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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“Room on the top floor is very quiet and all alone, the other 2 rooms are a floor below.”
 of 5 bubbles JudithMc66, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
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