Old Ship Brighton

Kings Road 31-38 BN1 1NR, Brighton Show map

Overall guest ratings

Good 7.8

based on 2,567 reviews
Top amenities
Outdoor pool 24 hour reception WiFi in room Air conditioning
Good to know
Great view Rooms could be cleaner Hotel could use some updating Rooms need regular maintenance

Rooms

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Hotel Description

Overview
Built in 1552, this hotel comprises 5 floors with a total of 152 rooms, of which 9 are single rooms, 143 are double rooms and 1 is a suite. It has a lobby with 24 hour reception, a safe, a currency exchange desk, lift access, conference facilities and a car park. There is also a restaurant. Guests may also use the in-house laundry, room and medical services, as well as Internet access.

Location
This city hotel lies close to the centre of Brighton. The sea, public transport, along with various bars, restaurants and nightclubs can be found in the immediate vicinity (around 100 m away). Various shopping facilities are on hand, just 200 m from the hotel.

Rooms
All of the rooms are very comfortable and are modern in decor. All rooms are in good condition and are warm and cosy.

Features
The Barceló Brighton Old Ship Hotel is perfectly situated at the heart of Brighton overlooking the beach and promenade, a stroll from The Lanes, famous antique shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. The oldest recorded hotel in the city, it offers 154 bedrooms and 13 meeting rooms for up to 300 guests.

Food & Drink
If you're looking for a taste of the continental in a modern setting overlooking Brighton promenade, then pay Location3 a visit. This is a popular eatery with tourists and locals alike, relax with a cocktail or a glass of fine wine on those great summer days.
The Bar offers a good selection of light meals and snacks from 10am to 10pm. On those great summer days, you can also enjoy the busy street life from the Bar's sun-drenched Al Fresco area.

Extra Information
***Children under age of 15 stay free of charge when sharing parents room in existing bedding. Children between age of 6-15 pay for meals at the hotel.***

Tourist Information
Central / Waterfront/Beach
50 kms to the nearest airport (gatwick)
2 km to the nearest station (brighton)
Close to the trade fair ground (brighton palace pier)
Close to the beach

Hotel Details

Food & Drink
Hotel bar Vegetarian food available Diabetic food available Restaurant
Cleaning Services
Daily housekeeping Dry cleaning service Ironing facilities
Pool & SPA
Outdoor pool Sauna
Business Facilities
Conference room Audiovisual conference equipment Business services Concierge facilities
Front Desk Services
24 hour reception English-speaking staff
Room Facilities
Hairdryer Bathroom with shower Desk Cable TV TV remote control WiFi in room Coffee/tea maker Iron with ironing board Bathroom with bathtub Make-up mirror Radio Air conditioning Telephone No-smoking room Private bathroom TV Trousers press
Miscellaneous
Free daily newspapers Babysitter
Property Theme
Business hotel City hotel Non-smoking property
Hotel Facilities
Private car parking WiFi in lobby Elevator No-smoking rooms Smoke detectors Fire alarm Entrances video surveillance Air conditioning in public areas Safety deposit boxes at reception Pets allowed Room service Fitness centre Family rooms Hotel safe Wheelchair access Children's beds/cots Indoor pool Express check-out Health and beauty center Currency exchange Gift shop Wedding services Washing machine Internet access in hotel Meeting rooms Connecting rooms Lounge area Porterage Luggage storage services Car parking (chargeable) Tennis court WiFi (chargeable) Medical services Central heating Balcony/Terrace Dining room
Cancellation / prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please check the room conditions when selecting your room above.
Hotel accepted credit cards

Reviews

Summary of 2,567 verified reviews.

  • Service "Staff were superb", "Brilliant gesture", "Excellent customer service"
  • Location "Position of hotel excellent", "Superb location", "Fabulous location"
  • Comfort "Ceiling fan was broken", "Very broken nights sleep"
  • Room "Ceiling fan was broken", "Carpet was stained", "Worst hotel room"
8.3 Breakfast "Lovely morning breakfast", "Breakfast was delicious", "Excellent breakfast selection" 6.9 Food 4.8 Value for money "Extortionate car park", "As it was terrible value for money" 4.6 Vibe "The hotel itself is very dated", "Interior is dated", "Mattress was old" 4.4 Cleanliness "Carpet was stained", "Entrance was stained" 4.3 WiFi "Slow Internet connection", "No wifi signal", "Wifi wasn't working" 4.2 Amenities "Interior is dated"
Great view "Excellent view to the sea"
Rooms could be cleaner Hotel could use some updating Rooms need regular maintenance "Shabby fixtures and fittings", "Ceiling fan was broken", "Very broken nights sleep"
  • Service "Staff were superb", "Brilliant gesture", "Excellent customer service"
  • Location "Position of hotel excellent", "Superb location", "Fabulous location"
  • Comfort "Peaceful nights sleep", "Shockingly small, ridiculously old fashioned furniture"
  • Room "Ceiling fan was broken", "Carpet was stained", "Worst hotel room"
7.9 Breakfast "Lovely morning breakfast", "Breakfast was delicious", "Excellent breakfast selection" 6.9 Food 4.9 Vibe "The hotel itself is very dated", "Interior is dated", "Mattress was old" 4.4 Cleanliness "Carpet was stained", "Entrance was stained" 4 Amenities "Interior is dated" 4 WiFi "Slow Internet connection", "No wifi signal", "Wifi wasn't working" 3.8 Value for money "Extortionate car park", "As it was terrible value for money"
Near city centre Luxurious Hotel
Architecture not so nice Facilities in need of refurbishment
  • Location "Position of hotel excellent", "Superb location", "Fabulous location"
  • Service "Staff were superb", "Brilliant gesture", "Excellent customer service"
  • Comfort "Ceiling fan was broken", "Very broken nights sleep"
  • Amenities "Interior is dated"
8.8 Breakfast "Lovely morning breakfast", "Breakfast was delicious", "Excellent breakfast selection" 6.9 Food 4.4 Vibe "The hotel itself is very dated", "Interior is dated", "Mattress was old" 4.3 Cleanliness "Carpet was stained", "Entrance was stained" 4.1 Value for money "Extortionate car park", "As it was terrible value for money" 4.1 Room "Ceiling fan was broken", "Carpet was stained", "Worst hotel room"
Professional service "Friendly and efficient staff" Great reception "Reception staff lovely"
AC needs updating "There is no A/C" Could be quieter
  • Location "Position of hotel excellent", "Superb location", "Fabulous location"
  • Service "Staff were superb", "Brilliant gesture", "Excellent customer service"
  • Comfort "Very broken nights sleep", "Shockingly small, ridiculously old fashioned furniture"
  • Room "Ceiling fan was broken", "Carpet was stained", "Worst hotel room"
8.3 Breakfast "Lovely morning breakfast", "Breakfast was delicious", "Excellent breakfast selection" 6.8 Food 5 Value for money 4.8 Cleanliness "Carpet was stained", "Entrance was stained" 4.2 Vibe "The hotel itself is very dated", "Interior is dated", "Mattress was old" 4 WiFi "Slow Internet connection", "No wifi signal", "Wifi wasn't working" 3.8 Amenities "Interior is dated"
WiFi system needs upgrading "Wifi wasn't working" Elevator in need of updating Rooms in need of an update "Carpet and wall paper are quite dated", "Very old bathrooms" Hotel could use some updating
  • Location "Position of hotel excellent", "Superb location", "Fabulous location"
  • Service "Staff were superb", "Brilliant gesture", "Excellent customer service"
  • Room "Ceiling fan was broken", "Carpet was stained", "Worst hotel room"
  • Comfort "Ceiling fan was broken", "Very broken nights sleep"
8.5 Breakfast "Lovely morning breakfast", "Breakfast was delicious", "Excellent breakfast selection" 5.3 Value for money "Extortionate car park", "Excellent value for money" 4.2 Amenities "Interior is dated" 4 Vibe "The hotel itself is very dated", "Interior is dated", "Mattress was old"
Great location "Position of hotel excellent"
Rooms need regular maintenance "Shabby fixtures and fittings", "Ceiling fan was broken", "Very broken nights sleep" Room needs to be redecorated "Ceiling fan was broken", "Worst hotel room" Value for money could be better "As it was terrible value for money"

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