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Reviewed 1 week ago

Practically on the beachfront near the Tower. The double room was quite adequate for 2, nice and warm and cosy. My only gripe would be that there was no sink in the bathroom that we had, and that was a bit inconvenient. None the less, the staff were very obliging with any questions or problems (we had a temporary one...

Thank mistyheather
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a night at the beginning of December and had such a fantastic stay. We were in a large room almost on the top floor which accommodates dogs we're told. Lovely large bed and it was nicely subtly decorated. We liked the sink in the corner too, traditional but with a modern look. They've thought of nice...

Thank Lindsay H
Tortosa, Tarragona
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We spent two days in Brighton, where our daughter lives now and it was a very pleasant stay. The room is a bit small, but with everything that you need. Nice decoration and friendly staff. The hotel is very near to Church Square, which is in the centre of Brighton. The breakfast was fantastic and with a very good variety...

Thank Oliverspence
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Central location very friendly clean tidy warm and cosy great tasty breakfast and little treats fab stay thankyou 😆 A great place to shop eat and drink and a i360 flight is a must when visiting brighton so much to do think a two night stay is on the cards next year 🎅👠💄🍸🍷🍾🍻🍽🎄❄☃

Thank Jane H
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Oriental is the place where you would wonder why you should go back to your own life instead of spending the rest of your life here. The cozy B&B is run by a team of cool and warm young people with excellence taste in arts, foods, and music. Whether you are in Brighton for a quiet walk on the...

Thank tianhere
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The perfect B&B stay. There were nice touches in the room, like an amply stocked tea caddy and snacks, and an aromatherapy candle. Breakfast was delicious, and served in a cute sitting area. There are also free drinks during the day, and a bar available in the evening. The room was a little small but that's okay, what with all...

Thank kazmac89
Swindon Wilts,
Reviewed 22 November 2016

on arrival, we were offered tea or coffee [complimentary], then shown to our room, up all 71 steps!! as we were in the 'attic' room during the weekend of storm 'Angus'. ALL staff were tentative to our needs. although the windows rattled a little bit on the first night, which was resolved with a bit of newspaper, you could normally...

1Thank BobL55
soth east
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here overnight mid week in August and had a very happy stay . I was visiting my family locally and it was lovely to be able to retire to my own space . The breakfast was wonderful especially the fruit salad . The staff were very friendly and chatty

Thank hilde503
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We booked this fantastic hotel / B&B just a couple of days prior after a last minute decision to have a night out in Brighton & couldn't have been more pleased! Delightful little boutique hotel with wonderful refreshing, homely atmosphere. The staff could not have been more friendly, the room was fantastic - large & with all the facilities you...

Thank Dusty S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed for one night and had the room on the top floor. When we arrived we were made a fresh pot of coffee in the downstairs bar/dining area which was a lovely touch. The staff could not have been more helpful, carrying our bag up all 71 stairs to our room and recommending parking. The room was not huge,...

Thank Sarah W

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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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Address: 9 oriental Place, Brighton BN1 2LJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Price Range: £73 - £144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Oriental 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“only choose the attic room if you are prepared for the steps!!”
 of 5 bubbles BobL55, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lift so if you're not very fit or mobile, choose the 1st or 2nd floor!”
 of 5 bubbles elainesY6754YP, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“check the website first for photos.”
 of 5 bubbles sharronr558, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do not have top floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles Rebecca_Keene, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I had first floor single room which was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Paulrobbo369, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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