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Top Brighton Historic Hotels

Brighton House
4 out of 5
52 Regency Square, Brighton, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (685 reviews)

"Lovely reception & comfortable room. A very welcoming experience."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2020

Brighton House
The Grand Brighton
4 out of 5
97-99 King's Road, Brighton, England
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4.4/5Excellent! (1,346 reviews)
Last minute break

"Few days away to relax, nice mini break."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

The Grand Brighton
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront
4 out of 5
Kings Road Brighton, Brighton, England
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The price is $80 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
4.3/5Excellent! (986 reviews)

"Nice swiming pool sauna steam room. Room was a good size"…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront
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YHA Brighton - Hostel
4 out of 5
Old Steine, Brighton, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (194 reviews)

"Really nice.. comfy bed.. staff were amazing.. clean and well presented.. Will certainly be going back again"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

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Legends Hotel Brighton
3 out of 5
31-34 Marine Parade, Brighton, England
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4.2/5Very Good! (687 reviews)

"Hotel was good for the money, room was tiny and"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Legends Hotel Brighton
Hotel du Vin Brighton
4 out of 5
2 Ship Street, Brighton, England
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4.2/5Very Good! (546 reviews)

"During these times it’s great that room service for drinks & breakfast are at no extra charge. Staff were so friendly & service was impeccable. It was such a lovely break for us."…"

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Hotel du Vin Brighton
Malmaison Brighton
4 out of 5
Brighton Marina, Brighton, England
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The price is $91 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
4.2/5Very Good! (989 reviews)
Wonderful Stay

"Friendly helpful staff overall, very good breakfast very good restaurant service and staff. Find the mattress a bit to soft for me but in all we loved it. We will used again definitely."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

Malmaison Brighton
White Horse Hotel Rottingdean by Greene King Inns
3 out of 5
High Street, Rottingdean, Brighton, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (378 reviews)
Weekend Break 11-13 September

"I had the Feature Room 10. Most gorgeous view from the room and it was huge. Really comfortable bed and rain shower was great too. Staff were very pleasant and whilst the reception was not always occupied, it was not too difficult to get someone’s attention. The Covid precautions put in place were ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

White Horse Hotel Rottingdean by Greene King Inns
Traf One - Great central location, perfect for business users, friends or family
4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
Great location

"Great location, stay, would recommend"…"

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019

Traf One - Great central location, perfect for business users, friends or family
Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
64 Kings Road, Brighton, England
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4/5Very Good! (556 reviews)

"Good room, comfy bed, complementary sherry! Staff very friendly, room service quick and good COVID measures."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa
Queens Hotel
3 out of 5
1-3 Kings Road, Brighton, England
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The price is $70 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4/5Very Good! (995 reviews)
Comfy stay

"Spacious & comfy room. Very happy with Covid cleanliness: Gym & pool also well organised."…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Queens Hotel
The Old Ship Hotel
4 out of 5
Kings Road, Brighton, England
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The price is $62 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
3.9/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"Magical stay at the Ship Hotel just before Christmas, we were warmly received and spoilt by the charm and kindness of the staff. Our room was absolutely perfect and the atmosphere in the Hotel was festive and joyful. This really is an exceptional hotel, full of timeless tradition. I loved the old ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

The Old Ship Hotel
Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel
3.5 out of 5
149 Kings Road, Brighton, England
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3.6/5Good! (233 reviews)
Nice hotel - awful breakfast.

"A nice, well situated hotel but very quiet due to low guest numbers. Car parking is quite expensive at £18/night. I'd paid for breakfast upon check in (£11.00) and was asked to choose from a limited range. I chose eggs benedict and it was perhaps the worst I've ever had - ever, with a split hollandaise ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel
Hilton Brighton Metropole
4 out of 5
Kings Road, East Sussex, Brighton, England
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The price is $94 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
3.6/5Good! (994 reviews)

"Nice stay, clean hotel, close to central Brighton and shops."…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2020

Hilton Brighton Metropole
The Brighton Hotel
3 out of 5
143-145 Kings Road, Brighton, England
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3.5/5Good! (651 reviews)
Nice old Hotel

"Nice old hotel it was a nice stay despite the squeaky floorboards"…"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

The Brighton Hotel
Travelodge Brighton Seafront
2.5 out of 5
West Street, Brighton, England
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3/5 (2 reviews)
budget hotel at premium prices

"For the price that we paid for the room it was not a very good experience. It felt like we were staying a very budget hotel at premium prices."…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2012

Travelodge Brighton Seafront
Horizon
2 out of 5
29-31 New Steine, Marine Parade, Brighton, England
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3/5 (112 reviews)

"Nice clean friendly.. quality bed.. few little niggly things..but couldn't moan as for an exceptional price"…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Horizon
Royal Albion Hotel
3 out of 5
35 Old Steine, Brighton, England
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The price is $48 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
2.9/5 (981 reviews)

"I love old fashioned style buildings, location was brilliant, recommended parking ncp was a rip off"…"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2020

Royal Albion Hotel
Leona House Hotel
74 Middle Street, Brighton, East Sussex
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1/5 (1 review)
Brighton beware!

"The only thing Leona House has going for it is its location but what a wasted opportunity! Wanted a romantic weekend away but this place was so bad, we left early and headed back to London. Dusty grubby room, dirty carpet, grime in the bathroom (if you can call it a bathroom) and cooking smells in ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2009

Leona House Hotel
Brighton Bella Vista - Sea Front, Sea View Apartment - by Stay in the Heart of.
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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Brighton

When you go on a Brighton getaway, it's easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your hotel having all the familiar amenities. But sometimes opting to stay in a more distinctive hotel can enhance your stay. Staying in a Brighton historic hotel still gives you a well-appointed room that is also bursting with character. Additionally, it allows you to surround yourself in Brighton's history.

Grab Your Place in History

A visit to one of these Brighton traditional hotels can transport you to a bygone era as soon as you pass through the lobby. With vintage charm and mesmerizing back stories, you'll find that these accommodations stand apart from other hotels. Thankfully, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. While these hotels are vintage, they have many up-to-date comforts to help you wind down on your getaway. You'll discover your room outfitted with a comfy bed and just about anything you may want for a marvelous getaway.

After you've checked out the hotel property, you can check out the museums and renowned landmarks to absorb more of the region's culture. Brighton is home to about 5 museums. You'll be able to spend an afternoon at local places like the Brighton Fishing Museum, Booth Museum Of Natural History, or the 24 Hour Museum. You may have to extend your getaway to visit everything that interest you If you need more things to do in Brighton, be sure to go through our review section. You'll find 11328 recommendations about where to go and what to see in this marvelous area.

Your Brighton Hotel Is Waiting

Brighton has 941 vintage hotels that exude the feel and look of another era. Some of these hotel rooms are where influential novelists may have stayed. You are certain to book a room that has all the amenities as well as the rate you desire. Take advantage of the great Brighton deals here at Expedia, and make your visit one to remember with a stay in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Brighton?
You’re already probably planning a visit to historical sites during your vacation in Brighton. And while you’re here, you can check out the acclaimed theater scene and popular beaches. You can also take time at the popular shops.
What's the best hotel in Brighton to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Queens Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and a restaurant. Brighton Royal Pavilion is a short walk away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Legends Hotel Brighton and Horizon.
How many historical hotels will I find in Brighton?
In Brighton, you’ll find 808 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 82 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places in Brighton?
Brighton is notable for landmarks like Brighton Royal Pavilion, Chapel Royal, and Brighton Clock Tower. Known for its theaters, cultural venues include Brighton Theatre Royal, Brighton Dome, and Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. Other popular sights include Brighton Beach and Brighton Pier.
What is a historic hotel like in Brighton?
When you choose a historic hotel, you’ll enjoy a vacation someplace that has an officially recognized national historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge, or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel provided that it has special significance. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the public spaces and guestrooms of these historic hotels in Brighton, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
You’ll often hear the term “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel tends to be the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Brighton have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, free and fast Internet, and the usual amenities found in any hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. When you choose a historic hotel in Brighton, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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