Royal Albion Britannia Hotel

35 Old Steine BN1 1NT, Brighton Show map

Overall guest ratings

Poor 6.4

based on 5,328 reviews
Top amenities
24 hour reception WiFi in room Family-friendly hotel Private car parking
Good to know
Rooms could be cleaner Furniture needs more attention Hotel could use some updating Rooms need regular maintenance

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Hotel Description

Overview
The Royal Albion Hotel Brighton is a Regency style, warm and friendly accommodation built in 1826 carefully restored to its former grandeur. It is a family run hotel in the richest traditional sense and enjoys a fantastic location just opposite the famous Brighton Pier.

Location
The Royal Albion Hotel can boast a superb location just opposite the world famous Brighton pier, which has hosted many large concerts and family fun days. It is only a short walk from the Brighton Conference Centre, the Piers, the Lanes and also Brighton Pavilion. Brighton's many bars, clubs, restaurants and shops are also just a short stroll away. The hotel is within easy reach of the major motorways links, with Gatwick airport conveniently located 30 minutes away by car and 45 minutes by train.

Rooms
The Royal Albion Hotel boasts 204 superb guest bedrooms, each one elegantly decorated, and furnished with modern and traditional furniture.
The rooms feature a wide variety of all the facilities and amenities that a busy modern traveller would expect, including, coffee maker, international direct dial telephone, radio and trouser press. Additional facilities on offer include hairdryers, newspapers and a wake up service.

Features
The hotel features 3 well appointed function rooms, each one spacious and elegantly furnished and well lit. The rooms can cater up to 150 delegates day or night. Because of its central location, the Royal Albion is a perfect location for running public seminars and ticketed events. Additionally the hotel also contains two self contained suites, consisting of the main meeting area, two syndicate rooms and a refreshment area.

Food & Drink
The hotel has a great bar and restaurant where guests can relax with a drink, share a meal or snack with friends or colleagues. Such is the fine location and layout of the hotel, guests can enjoy stunning ocean views as they mull over a fine wine or enjoy the top international cuisine on offer in the restaurant.

Tourist Information
Central
1 minute walk to the nearest bus stop
1 km to the nearest fair site (brighton metropole)
2 km to the nearest station (brighton)
44 kms to the airport (gatwick)
113 kms to the airport (heathrow)

Hotel Details

Food & Drink
Hotel bar Café/bistro Vegetarian food available Diabetic food available Restaurant
Entertainment
Evening entertainment
Cleaning Services
Shoe polish service Ironing facilities
Pool & SPA
Jacuzzi
Business Facilities
Conference room Audiovisual conference equipment
Activities
Sightseeing tours
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 Temperature controls Room safe Bathroom with bathtub Full-Length mirror Radio Seating area Telephone TV Trousers press
Miscellaneous
Free daily newspapers
Property Theme
Business hotel City hotel Hiking hotel Holiday hotel Family-friendly hotel Apartment/suite hotel
Hotel Facilities
Private car parking WiFi in lobby Elevator No-smoking rooms Smoke detectors Fire alarm Entrances video surveillance Air conditioning in public areas Sprinkler system Security guards Multilingual staff Pets allowed Room service Fitness centre Family rooms Hotel safe Wheelchair access Children's beds/cots Washing machine Internet access in hotel Lounge area Central heating
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 5,328 verified reviews.

  • Location "Hotel location was fantastic", "Exquisite location", "Superb location"
  • Service "Bar staff rude", "Breakfast staff are miserable and unhelpful none"
  • Comfort "Old bed frames", "Dirty bed cover"
  • Amenities "Sun terrace poorly kept"
6.1 Value for money 4.9 Breakfast 4.3 Food 2.9 Room "Threadbare carpet in room", "Dirty bed cover", "Toilet was disgusting" 2.3 Cleanliness "Dirty bed cover" 2.2 Vibe "Dated fixtures and fittings", "Old bed frames" 1.5 WiFi "Wi-Fi did not work", "Painfully slow internet"
Rooms could be cleaner Furniture needs more attention Hotel could use some updating "Dated fixtures and fittings", "Old bed frames" Rooms need regular maintenance
  • Location "Hotel location was fantastic", "Exquisite location", "Superb location"
  • Service "Excellent staff", "Breakfast staff are miserable and unhelpful none", "Lovely bar staff"
  • Comfort "Old bed frames", "Dirty bed cover"
  • Amenities "Sun terrace poorly kept"
5.8 Value for money 4.8 Breakfast 4 Food 2.9 Room "Threadbare carpet in room", "Dirty bed cover", "Toilet was disgusting" 2.1 Vibe "Dated fixtures and fittings", "Old bed frames" 2 Cleanliness "Dirty bed cover" 1.4 WiFi "Wi-Fi did not work", "Painfully slow internet"
Nice smoking area
Dining experience could be nicer Terrace is not particularly attractive Food is a bit overpriced
  • Location "Hotel location was fantastic", "Exquisite location", "Superb location"
  • Service "Bar staff rude", "Breakfast staff are miserable and unhelpful none", "Worst staff"
  • Comfort "Old bed frames", "Dirty bed cover"
  • Room "Threadbare carpet in room", "Dirty bed cover", "Toilet was disgusting"
6.1 Value for money 5 Breakfast 5 Food 2.8 Cleanliness "Dirty bed cover" 2.8 Amenities "Sun terrace poorly kept" 2 Vibe "Dated fixtures and fittings", "Old bed frames" 1.8 WiFi "Wi-Fi did not work", "Painfully slow internet"
Free internet Good restaurants & bars in the area "Just a 10 minute walk to clubs"
Wifi quality could be improved "Wi-Fi did not work" WiFi system needs upgrading "Wi-Fi did not work"
  • Location "Hotel location was fantastic", "Exquisite location", "Superb location"
  • Service "Bar staff rude", "Horrible staff", "Breakfast staff are miserable and unhelpful none"
  • Comfort "Old bed frames", "Dirty bed cover"
  • Amenities "Sun terrace poorly kept"
5.9 Value for money 4.6 Food 4.1 Breakfast 2.5 Room "Threadbare carpet in room", "Dirty bed cover", "Toilet was disgusting" 2.1 Vibe "Dated fixtures and fittings", "Old bed frames" 2 Cleanliness "Dirty bed cover" 1.6 WiFi "Wi-Fi did not work", "Painfully slow internet"
Parking should be cheaper "Parking is expensive" Management should be more attentive Food could be better Hotel facilities could use a good clean
  • Location "Hotel location was fantastic", "Exquisite location", "Superb location"
  • Service "Fabulous staff", "Breakfast staff are miserable and unhelpful none", "Lovely bar staff"
  • Comfort "Old bed frames", "Dirty bed cover"
  • Room "Threadbare carpet in room", "Dirty bed cover", "Toilet was disgusting"
6.4 Value for money "Excellent value for money" 2.8 Vibe "Dated fixtures and fittings", "Old bed frames" 2.1 Cleanliness "Dirty bed cover"
Great location "Hotel location was fantastic"
Vibe is not too good "Dated fixtures and fittings", "Old bed frames" Could use a good cleaning Room needs to be redecorated "Toilet was disgusting"

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