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Kempfield House
Ranked #32 of 98 Brighton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Lancashire
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37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nice place to stay.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2014

Not a lot to fault. Comfy bed, single room small but OK for a short stay. Staff were efficient and anxious to please, the service was very good. Hotel clean, well thought out ,modern and well maintained. Excellent breakfast. Good location for beach, pier, Dome and The Lanes. Would stay again and recommend to others.

Room Tip: Tall narrow hotel so lots of stairs if you are at the top.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
    • 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2014

Just back from a very cold Brighton.
Staying in kempfield for the first time that I've been to Brighton for the weekend.
This place was very easy to find, and once inside we was welcomed by, who I can only think of was the owner.
Such a nice guy.
The entrance hall, stunning decor.
Staying in The Albion room walked into see was a very warm and cosy feel.
Everything we could of needed was right their in the room.
Very near to all bars and restaurants.
Breakfast was amazing, the choice was good, service was fantastic, and the good came to the table hot.
Waitress also asked if we wanted more good after we finished.
Totally amazing experience in this place.
Would Recommend for anyone to stay here as you will sure be going back again.
I know I will!!!

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2014

My wife and I took a 2-night holiday to Brighton earlier this week, and we had a lovely stay at Kempfield House. The decor is simple, but classic, and very clean, and the staff is very friendly. Breakfast was also hearty, with a choice from full English to lighter, healthier options. The location is excellent, with the Brighton Wheel, SeaLife Aquarium and the beach only a few seconds walk away, at the bottom of the street. And though my wife and I didn't utilise them, there's a choice of Tesco, Morrison's and Sainsbury's right around the corner.

One small issue was that there was a little bit of noise in the street at night, but the staff were happy to move us to a room toward the back of the building if we so desired. Great service, tidy and well-stocked room, and perfect location. Would definitely return.

Room Tip: Ask for a room toward the back of the building if you're a light sleeper.
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2014

My Partner and I stayed for 4 nights from 24th Jan 2014. We had the superior double at the front on the first floor, and as we expected very noisy but still slept well. Room extremely spacious and en-suite excellent, with a wet room. Dining Room is in the basement, and is very light and airy. An excellent choice of buffet style cereals etc. and a cooked breakfast just to your liking. All the staff are very polite, friendly and very welcoming. Overall, an ideal place to stay if you wish to be in the heart of everything, providing you don't mind noise during the night/morning which is to be expected in the centre of town.

Room Tip: We presume the more you are prepared to pay, the better the room is, in this hotel.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 3 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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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2013

This was our second Saturday night stay and last time we were in a superior double on the first floor. Very spacious and really quite nice although Saturday night revellers spilled well over into Sunday morning.
This time we didn't have a superior and it wasn't! Not so much tired as exhausted. Tiny bathroom and shower cabin with a macerated loo which seemed to have a mind of its own. The clothes hanging space was pretty poor. Being a second floor we had hoped it would be quieter. It is reasonable value for money but we might not be back.
Great breakfast though.

Room Tip: Only choose superior. Go as high as you can without a lift.
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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england
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

Had to stay in Brighton for one night at short notice and came across this little gem, from the moment i and my partner entered the property we were put at ease by the charming, young and very pretty woman whom greeted us, showing us to our room and been really helpful and chatty.
Me and my partner stayed in the en-suite room with a four poster bed, there was a small bottle of wine and chocolates awaiting us and the frige had soft drinks and bottles of water, all provided within the price.
The bed itself was comfortable and led to a good nights sleep, the room was very clean and had a bath.
In the morning i was very pleased with the selection of cereals, fruit juices, fruit and the full english breakfast and the friendliness of the staff.
Would definently recommend and stay again

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013

If you want to be near everything in Brighton for a very reasonable price this is the place for you.
Lovely helpful staff little touches in the room for the price are excellent. We would definately stay here again and recommend to friends for a trip to Brighton you could not be better placed.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 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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Property: Kempfield House
Address: 18 Madeira Place, Brighton BN2 1TN, England (Formerly Genevieve Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
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Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 98 B&Bs / Inns in Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Kempfield House 2*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A quality grade II listed, RAC 4 Diamond regency hotel with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere located in the fashionable area of Kemptown, close to all main attractions and the city centre. All our rooms are well appointed with en suite bathrooms and we have luxury four poster and super kingsize balcony rooms available for that special occasion. ... more   less 
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