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Strawberry Fields
Ranked #26 of 93 Brighton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great stay at friendly, lovely b&b”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I stayed twice at strawberry fields over the past week and it was excellent on both trips, with friendly service even before arrival. Staff were really accommodating to my arrival times and helpful at all times thereafter. The rooms (one twin and one single) were clean and well provided with tea/coffee and shower gel etc plus good free wifi! The single bedroom had a shower and sink but the toilets were further up the stairs - this was no problem at all as there was never a queue and they were kept pristine! Strawberry fields is in a great location with 3/4 supermarkets nearby and so many cafes to have breakfast in. It is also close to the pier, wheel and a £5 taxi journey from the station. Thank you Strawberry fields, I'll be back when i next visit Brighton!

  • Stayed October 2013
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Thank edinburghdani
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StrawberryBrighton, Owner at Strawberry Fields, responded to this review, 14 March 2014
Dear Danielle

There can be no greater compliment that you staying with us twice and I'm so pleased that we met your expectations.

Do come back again soon - Next spring we will have upgraded beds and Wi-Fi is free throughout the building!

Thanks you
Sharon
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

After seeing some of the reviews we were a bit concerned however we needn't have been.

We were running in the Colour Run on Saturday morning but had booked late so very few rooms were available, Strawberry Fields were happy to accommodate us, I was a bit worried when we arrived as we were covered in paint but the staff were friendly and helpful, the room was clean and well appointed, plenty of tea and coffee, which for the break we wanted was perfect.

We had a lovely sea view, the only thing I would say is that I struggled to sleep with the noise from the road outside but I live in a village where the only sound I hear is occasionally the owl so most people wouldn't even notice it.

We'd be more than happy to stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank jumpinletsgo
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StrawberryBrighton, Owner at Strawberry Fields, responded to this review, 14 March 2014
What a great fun event the 'colour run' is proving to be - it's one of the most popular events in the city and a riot of colour and fun.

Thank you for taking the time to review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time here.

We recommend the use of ear plugs to prevent the Sea Gulls from disturbing your sleep - they make quite a racket.

Hope to see you next time
Sharon
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Santa Barbara, California
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

We stayed one night at Strawberry Fields, but their customer services went well beyond 24 hours. I had ordered tickets for a concert, but they were not shipped until after I left the US for a UK visit. Strawberry Fields was glad to have the tickets shipped to their hotel, and they were waiting for me when I arrived. We accidentally left a cashmere sweater at the hotel, and they shipped it to the US, at a cost of 15 pounds, but they declined my offer to pay for the shipping! All of this took a lot of back and forth on email, all of which the handled in a really courteous and friendly manner.

The rooms were comfy, reasonably priced (even in summer) and the location is right near the ocean. I highly recommend Strawberry Fields!

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Ken O
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StrawberryBrighton, Manager at Strawberry Fields, responded to this review, 14 March 2014
Hi Ken

We were only to pleased to help and we hope that you enjoyed the Leonard Cohen concert, he is one of our favourite artists.

We aim to be first choice for your return visit, until then, best wishes
Sharon
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Reviewed 20 August 2013

We stay overnight with my boyfriend and had lovely en-suite room with sea view. It was actually even closer to the sea that I though. Room clean, staff nice and helpful and best thing were definitely breakfast in bed lovely presented in the basket and tasty. We will probably go back and we recommend it to stay there.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank ellynka
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StrawberryBrighton, Owner at Strawberry Fields, responded to this review, 14 March 2014
Thank you for your super review!

We are blessed with a fantastic location, just a hop and a skip to the beach and the city centre.

Come back and try out our new 'breakfast in bed' menu. Also we have now partnered with a great Cafe just a two minute walk away, who offer gorgeous indulgent organic breakfasts at specially discounted rates to Strawberry Fields guests.

Come back soon
Sharon
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

Just enjoyed a really nice weekends stay @ Strawberry Fields. A great location very close to the seafront and (if your room allows) a great view onto the gardens to the front of the building.

All the staff seemed happy, friendly and helpful, particularly the main receptionist.

OK there is no dining/breakfast room, but that is made clear at the time of booking. To be honest having the option to have breakfast in bed is a lovely treat if it's something you don't normally do at home.

The room booked was a top floor double with shared toilet and shower rooms. The room itself was cosy, and the shower room was bit space limited. You might want to consider booking an en-suite if you require more room whilst towelling off.

The room was serviced each of the three days booked, which included a Sunday.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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StrawberryBrighton, Owner at Strawberry Fields, responded to this review, 14 March 2014
What a lovely review of , thank you for taking the time to write.

Strawberry Fields aims to offer spotless rooms and great service to all of our guests whether they are staying in one the our tiny attic double room - a great value option - or one of our fully en-suite, Sea View Double room (which we hope to temp you back to next time).

We have a great team here, a font of local knowledge and always happy to help and I'm very pleased you enjoyed the experience.

See you next time
Sharon
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Perth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

We booked with Laterooms and got a lovely double room ensuite overlooking the rooftops. I am from Brighton so am well versed in the sounds of the seaside, the diversity of the delightful local cafes and the availability of nearby vibrant nightlife. It was just what we wanted, yet the square outside is pleasant, with Regency architecture. Perfectly Brighton. The staff were helpful, and we didn't need breakfast or any dining room (as with many local hotels they provide food on request). You are in the heart of the cafe/pub culture and the famous all night market diner, so go and explore for breakfast, lunch and tea. Close to the pier and beach. Great location. Would stay there again. Good toiletries and very comfortable sleep. Take ear plugs if you don't like seagull cries, for me that's part of the seaside. Highly recommended for being in the heart of things.

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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Thank judybarrow
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StrawberryBrighton, Owner at Strawberry Fields, responded to this review, 14 March 2014
Hi Judy

Location, Location, Location - you are bang on with your review of Strawberry Fields - we are right in the heart of the city and those pesky gulls wake early!

We count ourselves experts in all the city has to offer so talk to us about those 'hidden gem' shops in the North Laine or where to get the best Cappuccino west of Rome (red Roaster...).

Thank you for your lovely comments
Sharon
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 July 2013

Having booked this hotel which is expensive I was expecting a full breakfast like you normally get in a hotel but on arrival I was told they do not cook any food and have not even got a dining room, I have stayed in hotels all over the world and never before have a found one like this it is a hostel not a hotel .So when you wake up in the morning you got to go to some back street cafe for your breakfast (Joke) basically the greedy owners have got rid of the dining room so they can rent more rooms to unlucky customers.Also my room was at the front and I got no sleep whatsoever as the traffic from the seafront is howling along all night.Do yoursellf a favour and find somewhere else.The staff were friendly but that does not compensate for lack of facilities which the customer needs.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled solo
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StrawberryBrighton, Owner at Strawberry Fields, responded to this review, 14 March 2014
Dear Mr Smith

I'm so sorry that you were unaware that we offer our rooms on a room only basis to give our guests the choice of ordering 'breakfast in bed' (a basket of bacon baguette or smoked salmon bagels, juice and fruit - at an additional £5) or popping out to one of the 15 local cafe and delicatessen outlets that are within a five minute walk from us.

Clearly this has affected your view of the value we offer and I do hope you will reconsider and return to us in the near future.

Best wishes
Sharon
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Property: Strawberry Fields
Address: 6-7 New Steine, Brighton BN2 1PB, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Brighton
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
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Ranked #26 of 93 B&Bs / Inns in Brighton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Strawberry Fields 3*
Number of rooms: 27
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Relax and enjoy your stay with us here in our warm and friendly Guest-House offering wonderful accommodation in Kemptown, the most vibrant area for B&B in Brighton, our cosmopolitan city by the sea. Strawberry Fields has a fantastic location, sea views from the front and only a couple of minutes walk from The Pier and City Centre with the Conference centre just a short stroll along the seafront. ... more   less 
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