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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were amazing - helping with luggage and brilliant on the - overpriced- bar. The " City View room at £200.00 per night ( no breakfast) Looked over a corrugated pigeon roost - Pigeon called all night and day. Bed OK but small stairs to downstairs en-suite - not good for a 6.6 husband. Staff left a card for...

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HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited this hotel for one night in December. We stayed in the Yin Yang room which I would highly recommend. The view is amazing, and it's a lovely place to watch the sunset over Brighton's seafront, especially from the free standing bath in the room. Perfect for a special occasion or a treat.

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Sarah A, Senior Host at Drakes Hotel Brighton, responded to this review

The team at Drakes really appreciate the time you have taken to provide us with such a lovely review. We are so happy that you had such a wonderful time and that you got to experience one of Brighton's beautiful sunsets, we are so lucky every night is like a new display of colours! Once again, thank you for your...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On a visit to Brighton for the day, decided to stay overnight and was very lucky to find availability at Drakes. I must say what a fantastic hotel this is, the room we stayed in was lovely with many little touches which add d to the great experience, i.e. Robes, slippers, toiletries etc, but the most important thing was the...

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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sadly we found the room (203) a little tired, particularly for the price, for example, grubby carpet, blinds and bathroom, old towels. Being an old building we could hear every footstep from the guests above meaning we were woken throughout the night. On the plus side staff were helpful and as we were facing the rear of the property there...

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Somerset
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic hotel... definitely recommend. Very clean and comfortable. Everything you need in your room. Great location We stayed on the 1st floor with bath overlooking the sea. So beautiful. Fantastic bath tub!! We also opted for breakfast in bed. What a treat. Delicious. Staff were very helpful and pleasant. Would visit again. Only downside is when you're paying over £200...

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Kent, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first weekend away for hubby and I without our toddler since he was born and Drakes seemed spot on. Smart interior, courteous staff, great location. The problems only started on the morning we were due to leave when I pulled the duvet right back for the first time, as it had been tucked in by the housekeeping staff each...

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Richard H, Manager at Drakes Hotel Brighton, responded to this review

Dear Jennie, I am sorry I was unable to resolve your complaint as you wished. As per our email conversation, we recorded the seasonal turning of the mattress on the morning of your arrival, and we know with certainty the sheets & duvet were clean. On your departure and reviewing pictures taken, we found the blood to be fresh with...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely hotel. Booked for an overnight stay and stayed in ying yang room. Lovely view from the room, nice little touches like white company amenity kit and rock with hotel logo. Bed comfy and linen gorgeous. Movies and sports free with code, however, I couldn't get this to work at all and couldn't get through to reception to ask.....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't stay here but spent a day doing a wine tasting course which included lunch. We had 3 courses which were all amazing, will definitely eat here again. Staff were all really friendly and professional too.

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.Walton On Thames
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking at Drakes to celebrate my husband' birthday with family members who live near Brighton.Two couples wanted to stay the night.We were told that we had to stay a minimum of 2 nights which really did not suit us.i am surprised to read other reviews stating they stayed for one night only. Also we did not want to...

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Sarah A, Public Relations Manager at Drakes Hotel Brighton, responded to this review

We are sorry that we were unable to accommodate your group for your husband's birthday celebration. The 2 night stay policy on a Saturday night is a common practice in Brighton and is not exclusively a Drakes policy. We do offer one night on Saturdays on a last minute basis depending on our availability, so yes, some guests are able...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely adore this hotel. All the staff are amazing, ensuring your visit is not only special but surpassing your expectations. We had great pleasure in eating the 6 course tasting menu with wine flight which was delicious and on a par with Michelin started restaurants. We also had our very intimate wedding reception and celebration here, and Sarah and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
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  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Drakes is a design-led 20 bedroom "hand-made" hotel on Brighton's seafront. Everything about Drakes is exceptional, from the impeccable service, to the stylish design and highly acclaimed fine dining Restaurant at Drakes. Now in their 13th year, 4 star Drakes continues to set the standard of quality and luxury in the city winning several accolades and praise year on year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drakes Hotel Brighton

Address: 44 Marine Parade, Brighton BN2 1PE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: ₹ 8,602 - ₹ 16,311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Drakes Hotel Brighton 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Brighton Drakes Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Brighton
#2 Luxury Hotel in Brighton
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Brighton
#11 Business Hotel in Brighton
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“Not sure, but the room we stayed was perfect, with sea view,which is always nice.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffdH1147PE, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea views are a must as you are in Brighton”
 of 5 bubbles 899hb, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“you need to be not mind stairs to enjoy the attic room but I loved the sense of airy privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles zeebe, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the coast line”
 of 5 bubbles bishbashbosh88, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea view stunning, choose a room without a view for more space”
 of 5 bubbles wildswimmer, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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