Best Hotels in Brighton
If you’re going to paying a visit to the seaside jewel of the south any time soon then you’ll be wanting to know where to stay! Take a look at the best 10 hotels so you can enjoy your stay to the fullest.
Brighton and its famous seafront attract over 8 million visitors a year making it one of the UK’s tourist hotspots. Having so many visitors each year, rooms are going to be fully booked. So, instead of being turned down and having to head on over to the grimmest “hotel” in the city, why not take on board our recommendations for the top 10 places to stay and book in advance? We’ve taken into account every budget and picked the best choices located in the centre. So, peruse our options below and enjoy your stay at the renowned sunny seaside resort for your hen party celebrations.
1. The Grand
Perhaps the most noticeable building on the seafront, this huge and majestic building proudly houses 201 rooms each uniquely designed over 7 floors. If you’re looking for high-end luxury then it doesn’t get much grander than the ‘palace by the sea’ which is what the hotel is commonly known as. Built in 1864, its beautiful Victorian architecture stands out from afar and is filled with plenty of stunning décor including a dramatic sweeping staircase. There’s a restaurant plus a wonderful Victorian terrace where you can enjoy the Grill menu.
97-99 King’s Rd | Website
2. Drakes Hotel
One of the most luxurious places to stay in Brighton, this boutique hotel features 20 stunning rooms, restaurant and cocktail bar. This place is so good, it’s said to be a favourite for Cate Blanchett, Kylie Minogue and Woody Allen and no wonder, it’s probably got the best views of the seafront since it’s overlooking the pier. The service is warm, welcoming and professional and any of the staff would happily recommend places to go if you’re fancying a bite to eat. The cocktail bar is perfect for kicking off a hen party and serve specialist Gin and Tonics. We also have a list of the best restaurants in Brighton.
3. The Ginger Pig
This is a bar, restaurant and mini-hotel all in one place, heck! You could spend your entire hen do here! With 11 en-suite guestrooms available, this is the ideal place to stay if you’re hosting a small hen party weekend. It’s not far to go if you fancy a few pre-drinks since the bar is just downstairs and they even serve premixed ‘ginger cocktails’. The rooms are modern and wonderfully designed and the beds are extremely comfortable. Prices are very fair and the location is a bonus since its near the waterfront where most of the attractions are. Don’t forget the pub part when you’re getting the munchies! It’s rated in the top 10 in the entire UK! Here are some of the best hotels in Newcastle.
3 Hove Street | Website
4. A Room With A View
Want a room with a view? Well, this hotel comprises of 10 rooms with views so take your pick! Within this grade 2 listed building from Georgian times, you’ll find a choice of stylish single, twin and deluxe king rooms with most having access to private balconies to get an even better look at the beautiful surroundings. A huge bonus is that the city centre is just a short stroll away and the famous Victorian pier is just right outside! To sum it up, this place is a luxury B&B serving some amazing brekkies with chic rooms, marble bathrooms. Try out some of the best pubs in Brighton during your time in the seaside town.
41 Marine Parade | Website
5. Hotel Una
If you’re an art lover then this is the hotel for you as you’ll enjoy viewing a private collection of original artwork scattered across the hallways and rooms. We’re talking sculptures, paintings and collages which all adds to the unique décor of this Regency-era building. What also makes the interior of this place unique is the high ceilings, an old lift which dates back to the 1930s and avant-garde furnishings. There’s 20 fantastically designed rooms available with are all very homely and harmoniously mix the new and old together. Here are some of the best breakfasts in Brighton for your weekend.
55-56 Regency Square | Website
6. Sea Spray
The Sea Spray boutique hotel is super clean and ultra modern and yet again, not far from any of the local amenities and attractions. There’s a wide range of rooms to choose from with some options even including your very own hot tub! The pier and seafront is a stone’s throw away so you’ll never be too far from the action. The wonderful ocean view, free Wi-Fi and mouth-watering breakfast make this a top contender for small-medium sized groups. The only downside we can think of is there’s no free parking but since you’re on a hen do, we doubt you’ll arrive by car anyway. Here are some amazing hotels in Prague that you may love.
25-26 New Steine | Website
7. Hotel Pelirocco
Described as the UK’s most rock n roll hotel, you can expect Hotel Pelirocco to be very different to the others on our list. There’re 19 totally different themed rooms to choose from each with their own quirky features and outrageous décor! If you’re a hen group that wants the barmy, bizarre and out of the norm, then this is 100% the place to stay. Outside these alternative-style rooms, you’ll find a cocktail bar and even bands playing live gigs. This is “Brighton Rock” at its finest.
10 Regency Square | Website
8. The Oriental
One of the more affordable hotels on the list, The Oriental houses 9 luxurious modern rooms complete with flat screen TVs and cosy beds in each. It’s a 10 minute stroll into the city centre and a little shorter than that to the seafront attractions making it an ideal place to stay. There’s complimentary coffee, tea and cake on arrival as well as throughout your stay with cocktails and craft beers on offer over at the bar. Check out all of the best bars in Brighton for during your stay.
9 Oriental Place | Website
9. Hotel Du Vin
A recognised chain that has hotels across the UK, Hotel Du Vin always impresses with their luxurious rooms, exceptional customer service and in this case, spectacular seaside views. Located down some cobbled lanes, the hotel is surrounded by upmarket jewellers and antique shops which adds to the charm of this hotel. As with most of these top hotels, it is only a short walk away from all the gems Brighton has to offer which always helps. There’re 49 rooms to choose from, a renowned bistro and even Cave Du Vin, a private hideaway for groups like hen parties! Perfect for any size group but only for those on a big budget. We also have a list of all the best vegan restaurants in Brighton that you will enjoy.
2 Ship Street | Website
10. Artist Residence
Yet another hotel found at Regency Square, this one oozes with character in each of its 24 rooms. Expect plenty of quirky artwork (hence the name), eccentricity and sea views over the promenade and beaches plus the very short walks into the centre where all the action happens. Dan Kenny’s relaxed restaurant is a classy place to dine in the evenings and The Fix bar happily provides the cocktails for your hen weekend celebrations. Here are some amazing things to do in Brighton during your weekend stay.
34 Regency Square | Website