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The Downs Hotel

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The Downs Hotel is set on top of a hill overlooking rolling countryside down to the sea. We are family run and pride ourselves on offering guests a warm welcome. With a bus stop outside that takes you into the centre of Brighton within 15 minutes you can leave your car in our FREE car park and enjoy our beautiful city leisurely. We have a traditional English bar which is popular with locals and has a pool table & darts board. We serve a variety of beers & ales (inc locally produced ones), alongside this our inviting restaurant offers homemade traditional dishes, and our head chef Brendan creates some wonderful weekly specials.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Ocean View
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When we got in to our large room (5), it was freezing cold. I immediately went down to the bar and spoke to the staff. A man came straight up with a tiny electric heater and said that he'd have to fire up the boiler. The promised heating never did come on, we had to take the
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Well, when we arrived it seemed quite nice, as the staff were helpful and poliote, but when we got to our room in the early evening, I was shocked! The windows are sliding sash design and the wind was howling in and the heavy curtains were blowing. Then we found there was no
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We arrived on Saturday after being booked through click travel for an awards ceremony at the nearby Amex stadium. After a complete farce booking in, two employees not knowing how to use the travel vouchers, we were shown our rooms. The guy who took us up opened the first room
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The whole experience was poor, starting check in. The staff struggled to understand how to process the Pre payment as stay booked through click travel. The staff were friendly and tried to be helpful however the rooms are not fit for purpose. I can actually say I’ve never been
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After reading a lot of these reviews I'm not sure what people really want ! I booked a single room for last Saturday night after the Brighton v Wolves match - compared to other Brighton Hotels the Downs Hotel was very reasonably priced or I should say cheap - for the price you
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Hello first of all thankyou for your question. Unfortunately we dont offer an early breakfast however if you speak to the staff on arrival we could provide something for you to have before you leave in the morning. in regards to the park and ride this is only provided for brighton and hove football matches i hope this answers you query however if you do have any more questions please dont hesitate to contact us again thankyou the downs hotel
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Hello Thank you for your interest in our hotel, we have ample free parking and are situated on the same road as the amex stadium, indeed if you are coming for a football game We offer park and ride scheme so we can take you straight there. Best regards joanna proprietor
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"There is nothing good about the rooms!"
"rooms at rear side quieter"
"choose the room with 3 beds"
"Just AVOID at all costs"
"Room 5 (sleeps 4) was nice and spacious, less cramped than you'd think"
US$77 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandBrighton and HoveBrighton
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