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Motel Schmotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

I wasn't expecting much from this place but it was a pleasant enough stay . The room was remarkably small. Nowhere to move around but it had an en suite bathroom in the wardrobe and they made good use of every space and to include breakfast as well was good and a nice kit Kat welcome :) We couldn't stay...

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Yes, Ok, it's seen better days and is a bit shabby in places. HOWEVER the rooms , if small, are spick and span, the breakfasts are excellent AND included in the room price-which is budget. Sophia is lovely and couldn't be more accommodating. This is like staying with a friend. Central location and parking can be bought in advance using...

Thank TadpoleBrighton
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

V nice friendly place would recommend it. Ideally situated near the center of town and near the beach. Would definitely stay again.parking bit difficult but they recommended a local safe car park that only charged 13£ for 24 hours which is very good value.

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We have visited Motel Schmotel recently. It was our first stay in Brighton. I have to say that that the place is in a great location, very close to city centre and to a promenade as well. The motel is clean, charming and full of character. Staff very helpful, communication was mainly by texts but we met owners and their...

Thank Katarzyna B
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The rooms are dirty, small and the bed is not good and noise. The house has had better days and needs a lot of maintenance. The breakfast is of bad quality and not a lot to choose from and small portions are handed out, only butter on the hard slice of bread. No cheese or ham available. At arrival 20:00...

1Thank Sigurður P
Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We did enjoy our stay here. Perfect location in the middle of Brighton, only a few hundred yards to the main shopping area and the Laines. The breakfast was good, I had the vegan breakfast though and the portion size wasn't as much as I would have liked. There were only a few things I'd note before you stay; 1....

Thank Selina C
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Bargain stay in a great location walking distance from anywhere in Brighton Sonia is friendly, helpful and extremely welcoming Breakfast choice was great and well cooked. Everywhere was lovely and clean Ensuite was small but just fine: I'm a larger lady and I managed in the shower If we had one complain it would be that the room was so...

Thank Chrunchtav
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I had a five night stay here and it was just perfect. I'd travelled a long way to get there and was delighted to have very warm, cosy and clean room to rest my weary head. My room was small but perfectly formed, just enough for my needs. I had such a lovely breakfast in a really cute breakfast room...

Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights, was brilliant ! Breakfast in bed, clean sheet. Located in a very good place, just off the main strip, close to very good bars and shopping ! They looked after our luggage on day of check out while we went shopping. Very friendly and helpful ! Will definitely be returning again ! Thank you !

Thank debz1984
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We spent Halloween Weekend in Brighton and booked into the Schmotel. The check-in was OK with not much interaction with the reception. The room was very small with a small stool as the only place for both of us to sit on. (one cheek each !!). We looked for the bathroom and then we found it - In the wardrobe....

Thank matt_murphy

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on pretty Russell Square, smack bang in the centre of it all, you will be 2 min. walk from the main shopping centre, Brighton's fantastic beach, car parks, The Lanes, Hove and The Brighton Centre for gigs and conferences. All our rooms are en suite (en suites refurbished in May 2008), with clean fresh bed linen, fluffy white towels, tea and coffee making facilities with fresh milk. Free view and Wi-Fi are in all rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Schmotel

Address: 37 Russell Square, Brighton BN1 2EF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: ₹ 5,392 - ₹ 9,955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“No lift and some rooms up on 3rd floor”
ChrisMcGregor, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“2 star accomadation Sophie hostess 5 star . Small bathrooms needs updating breakfast very nice”
X1853QSclairep, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“small rooms which are priced like big rooms.”
SHills88, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Certainly not room 4.”
Christine1926, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is accessible”
O6087XGdavep, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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