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Near Brighton Pier

Just 2 blocks from Brighton Centre, Hilton Brighton Metropole is within a 15-minute walk of Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion, Sea Life Centre, and Brighton Pier. London is 53 miles away.

Spa and fitness

LivingWell Health Club provides an indoor pool and spa tub, steam room, sauna, and well-equipped fitness center with personal training. Schmoo by the Sea offers a variety of ocean-themed spa treatments.

High-speed Internet

Hilton Brighton Metropole has 340 guestrooms, all featuring high-speed Internet access, coffee/tea makers, hair dryers, and flat-panel TVs with digital service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Celebrating 125 years, Hilton Brighton Metropole retains much of its Victorian charm. The 1890 at The Met serves extensive Hilton breakfast with views of Brighton Beach. The Salt Room is a modern British seafood and grill restaurant. Waterhouse Bar & Terrace offers light meals and cream tea with seating on a sea-view terrace. Room service is available 24 hours. For recreation, the hotel has a health club with a fitness center and an indoor pool and spa tub. Schmoo by The Sea spa has 6 treatment rooms, providing ocean-themed massages and beauty and body treatments. High-speed Internet access is complimentary in public areas. Parking is available for a surcharge.

Other amenities include air-conditioned public areas and fireplace in the lobby. Business travelers will appreciate the Internet point, and the conference facilities. The hotel also offers wedding reception services.

  • Total number of rooms - 340 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Sauna 
  • Health club 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 33 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Conference center 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( GBP 12.99 per night )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathtub only 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Digital TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Flat-panel TV 

Where to Eat

1890 at The Met - Extensive Hilton breakfast served daily. Contemporary European à la carte menu on Friday and Saturday nights. Sunday Lunch with live jazz.

The Salt Room - British seafood and grill. Extensive wine and cocktail list. Open for lunch and dinner.

Waterhouse Bar & Terrace - Features a champagne and cigar terrace. Serves all day brunch, cocktails and light fare. Open daily from 8:00am until beyond sunset.

In-room dining - Available 24 hours a day.

Nearby Things to Do

LivingWell Health Club includes an indoor pool, spa tub, steam room, sauna, and fitness center with personal training and cardio and strength-training machines.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Spa Services

Schmoo by the Sea Spa has 6 treatment rooms, a sauna, and a steam room. Sea-themed services include the Ocean Memory, which features a full-body exfoliation with salt flakes and seaweed petals, a massage with an algae pouch and aquatic massage oil, and a wrap with tingling algae mousse.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 30.00 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of GBP 30.00 per stay
  • Dogs only

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 17.95 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 12.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 20 per night
  • Pet deposit: GBP 30.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: GBP 30.00 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 10
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Kids Eat Free

All children under 12 dining and sharing a room with two adults eat those meals for free.

Kids stay and eat free at Hilton hotels

Time spent together as a family is very precious. And Hilton knows how important it is for everyone to be happy. Hilton takes care of the little things which make all the difference, so everyone has an enjoyable, relaxing stay.

Hilton offers a whole host of benefits for you and your little ones in the UK and Europe:

  • Children up to and including the age of 10 can eat and drink for free from the children's menu, which features a range of freshly prepared treats for little ones
  • Children under the age of 18 can stay for free when sharing your room
Hilton makes life more fun for the kids, and easier for you!

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3.4 out of 5
68% of guests recommend
3.7 Room cleanliness
3.9 Service & staff
3.3 Room comfort
3.3 Hotel condition
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Seafront hotel

3 out of 5
by from kent
Posted Feb 13, 2017
Pros: Staff were friendly. Breakfast was good
Cons: Beds could be updated and more comfortable
Location: Central location. Near to all amenities
Check in was a bit chaotic! Only two receptionists trying to book a high amount of people in. Bedroom was below standard in that the bed creaked and groaned at the slightest movement, and was small and noisy as there was generators outside the window. Service in the bar was very slow, and food not dry hot
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Pleasant hotel, cold room

3 out of 5
Posted Jan 23, 2017
Pros: The location
Cons: The heating
Location: Only visited for a family event, not local attractions
Hotel Parking was the first challenge, the height restrictions meant we couldn't park at the hotel but no alternative information is available on their website so ended up shelling out £35 for an overnight stay, almost half the room price!!. Check in was easy & the staff attentive but the room was freezing. We were attending a family event in the evening so set the thermostat to 26 to warm the room whilst we were out, it didn't. Still freezing at 1am and it didn't improve overnight. Room was great & nice & spacious but all let down by the temperature.
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Victorian splendour, one of nicest in Brighton

4 out of 5
by from South east
Posted Jan 3, 2017
Pros: Large room large bed, beautiful view, pool and gym, good position.
Cons: Better service, better repairs, bath to fit two, fridge in the room.
Location: Central, beach view.
A lovely hotel with large rooms, marble clad staircases etc. However, the hotel was managed far better before Hilton took it over. The welcome was unwelcoming, I arrived 10 minutes before check in time and was told with no friendly smile or apology to come back in an hour and even then the room might not be ready. I had left my bags in the bag room and on check in was told they would be taken to my room. Two hours later I had to fetch them myself. The toilet took multiple pumps and good luck to get it to flush, I complained and was told it would be repaired, 44 hours later I left the hotel with the toilet still unrepaired. I suspect room 415 will still have the same problem now. This was a premium room in a top hotel, come on Hilton I deserve better.
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Fantastic stay.

4 out of 5
by from Hampshire UK
Posted Dec 7, 2016
We knew the hotel was likely to be busy as we were attending a large event nearby so arranged to arrive as close to check in time as we could to avoid the rush. This turned out better than we could have expected as we were upgraded to a sea view room and what a view! The old pier ruins against the sunset. The room was clean and comfortable with modern furniture and fittings. The bar area was lovely and had a terrace overlooking the sea for those hardy enough to brave the autumn chill. There was a queue for breakfast but tea and orange juice were available to those queueing and the queue was actually quite fast moving. The breakfast was well worth the wait through, delicious. We found all staff members to be friendly, cheerful and helpful. For those very sensitive to street noise I would recommend either a room with out a sea view or a room on a higher floor as being a historic building there is secondary glazing in the original frames rather than full double glazing. We did not have any issues but if you are very sensitive it might be a problem. All in all we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful and grand old hotel.
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Functional - bed for the night

4 out of 5
Posted Nov 14, 2016
Cons: Room too hot.
Location: Great location. Easy walk from the station.
I really only needed a bed for the night and that's what I got. Room ok. Clean. Too hot, but hotels always are. Very noisy at night but that's not the hotel's fault. Didn't use any of the available facilities.
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Great location, comfortable, good facilities.

4 out of 5
by from Bristol
Posted Nov 14, 2016
Pros: Charming old building with interesting features. Efficient and friendly staff. Lovely location on the seafront. Hotel has everything you need. Our room was at the back but very nice; the bed extremely comfortable; roomy bathroom. By its design, the hotel has large rooms and high ceilings. We didn't use bar or restaurant but both looked nice. Swimming pool is a decent size with sauna, steam and jacuzzi pool, and there are other health and beauty facilities.
Cons: I think a refurbishment of the lifts might be a good idea. But a slightly rickety lift is the only thing we could criticise!
Location: Almost opposite the 360 BA ride, hotel is centrally positioned on the esplanade. Easy to walk to the shops, Lanes, pier; all amenities are close by.
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nice hotel close to seafront

4 out of 5
by from US
Posted Nov 11, 2016
spent 4 nights for a conference at Brighton Centre. great location nice facilities but expensive but stay was good so no complaints
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Very pleasant stay - good breakfast.

5 out of 5
by from London
Posted Nov 5, 2016
Location: Nice location. Easy access to the required venue.
Unexpectedly spacious - comfortable bed - nice layout. Needs a little decorating.
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Great location

4 out of 5
by from London
Posted Oct 30, 2016
Pros: Location is superb and newly refurbished health facilities are excellent. The suite that we booked was perfect for a family of 4 and represented excellent value. In room TV facilities were first class.
Cons: The rest of the hotel needs to catch up. Parts are dated and in need of refurbishment. Breakfast was not well organised. The staff did their best to cope but it would have benefitted from some experienced direction.
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Great location everything accessible on foot

4 out of 5
by from Cornwall
Posted Oct 27, 2016
Pros: Location, leisure suite and breakfast.
Cons: Sign posting in the car park. We exited on foot via the entrance which wasn't the best route. The parking fee was expensive for the three nights.
Location: We enjoyed hiring bicycles to explore a little further afield. Royal Pavillion was a must.
Leisure break, there was plenty in Brighton to fill our time, time in the hotel was spent mostly in the leisure suite or the room hence we didn't explore the lounges.
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