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“Great little B&B” 5 of 5 bubbles
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The Oriental
Ranked #11 of 98 Brighton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersSilver level
Edinburgh
1 review
“Great little B&B”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

A wonderful guest house. Extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff. Fab breakfasts as well (the locally sourced sausages are particularly tasty.)

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled solo
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Stuart C
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2012

Have just come back from a lovely stay at this hotel. The staff are very friendly - Andrew rang us about 10 minutes after I booked on line- that has never happened to me before. The room was a good size and a lovely spacious bathroom. Lovely L'Occitane shower products too. The road is very quiet so got 2 good nights sleep. Bed very comfortable. All very clean. The breakfasts were fantastic- the fruit and yoghurt starter was fantastic as well as the cooked breakfast and detox breakfast. The hotel is close to sea front and about 10 minutes walk from The Lanes and town centre. We wil definitely book here again. A great hotel.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank suth55
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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

A fantastic find.......spent one night here, bed comfortable, twin room perfect for my Mother and I. The breakfast certainly lived up to expectations.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Aprilbloom63
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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

Stayed for one night here a couple of weeks ago and really thought the place was great. Andrew was very friendly and our rooms were spacious, clean and modern. The breakfast was delicious and was included. Had such a wonderful time.

Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

Just got back from a 2 night last minute booking at The Oriental.......I never write reviews, however, I feel this should be visited by anyone going to Brighton.

Area
I only booked this from the reviews other people had left and i am so glad I did. The hotel is off the main road, in a quiet street, right on the sea and 10 minutes walk to the shops, restaurants and bars. It really is a perfect location and a nice stroll along the front with no hills.

The hotel
Was a very quaint looking building and welcoming. The bar / breakfast area is very funky and relaxed. You immediately felt at home. We booked the luxury twin, which was on the bottom floor. Although the room was quite small, the design really worked and felt as though we had separate rooms. Plenty of storage space and didn't feel like we was on top of each other. Ok, the shower is not the most powerful, but hey, it gets you clean and everything else certainly makes up for it.

Breakfast
You get a choice of fruit or muesli, followed by a full English or vegetarian breakfast. I opted for the veggie one and was fantastic! The produce were fresh and the bread was organic, certainly tasted the difference.

Andrew - Manager
Well, what can I say.........a proper gent and was a pleasure to meet. I
have never stayed anywhere where I have felt so welcome. Although the hotel was fab, Andrew was the icing on the cake and couldn't do enough for you. We felt as if we were staying at a friends house.

I can not rate this place highly enough. Home from home and very reasonaly priced for brighton. I will definitely be going back and will be recommending to my friends.

Thank you

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Danielle M
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Additional Information about The Oriental

Property: The Oriental
Address: 9 oriental Place, Brighton BN1 2LJ, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 98 B&Bs / Inns in Brighton
Price range (per night): ₹ 5,754 - ₹ 10,521
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oriental 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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 
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