We checked in on the 2nd May 2010 for 1 night. Be aware that you can not check into your room until 3pm and that although there is a car park the hotel charges £16 per day for this facility. If you are expecting a comfy bed think again. All beds are zip together beds so there is a ridge down the middle. I have had this confirmed by Dan the Duty Manager today. If you book on last minute or expedia be prepared to be segregated to the over-flow restaurant for breakfast you are not put in the main restaurant with the sea views. The breakfast was good and there was plenty of variety but at £140 + a night you will expect more then what you get. Reception is plush but the rooms although clean are not of the standard one would expect. We stayed in a Hilton King Deluxe Plus but there was nothing deluxe plus about it. The view from our room as you will see in the photo's was hardly stunning. Avoid at all costs...i expect the travel lodge would be better value for money.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Set on Brighton's seafront, the Hilton Brighton Metropole hotel offers charming Victorian elegance alongside modern convenience. This large South of England conference hotel has 340 guest rooms as well as 33 meeting rooms, including three exhibition halls. Enjoy the convenient location of this Brighton hotel, within easy reach of major travel links just off the A23 and only five minutes from Brighton station. Gatwick Airport is 30 minutes from Hilton Brighton Metropole, and Central London less than an hour by train. Stay connected at your guest room desk with WiFi. Family Rooms are equipped with a double and a single bed - ideal for those with small children. Relax in a comfortable Deluxe Room with views of Brighton seafront, or select a Hilton Suite for a roomy seafront home from home. Choose from a menu of modern European classics in the Waterhouse Restaurant. The Waterhouse Bar & Terrace serves Costa coffee and Afternoon Tea in an exquisite setting. Unwind on the sea-facing terrace with drinks and enjoy light meals during the day. Hilton Brighton Metropole offers a choice of flexible space, quality facilities and excellent service. Our Conference and Events Team will ensure that events are tailored to your needs. Unwind in the fully equipped fitness centre and indoor swimming pool, warm tired muscles in the steam room or be pampered and polished on the Beauty Rooms our on-site spa, or treat yourself to a haircut in Cove Hairdressers. Alternatively indulge in what has become a Hilton Brighton Metropole tradition, afternoon tea 'Seaside Delights' in the Waterhouse Bar & Terrace with one of our 'Perfectly Paired' cocktails, or dine in grandeur under the ornately corniced ceiling of Waterhouse Restaurant. Walk down the original 1890's marble staircase of Hilton Brighton Metropole, and out into the chic boutique-lined streets of central Brighton. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel Brighton
- Brighton Metropole