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Royal Albion Hotel

35 Old Steine, Brighton, BN1 1NT, United Kingdom
+44 127 332 9202

£35+

Overall guest ratings

6.7/10 Good
Based on 5,696 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 6.4
  • 5.0
  • 4.4

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    About

    Location.

    The Royal Albion Hotel is housed in two interconnecting Regency buildings, located on the city's seafront, adjacent to the Old Steine and war memorial, and directly opposite the beach and Brighton Pier. London Gatwick Airport is 31 miles from the hotel, around 30 minutes by car.

    Hotel Features.

    Guests can relax with draught beers, hot drinks and light meals in the bar, which features a wide-screen television showing sporting events and extends into a contemporary, conservatory-style side lounge with views of the pier.

    Guests of the Royal Albion can dine at Jenny's restaurant, which offers sea views and serves full breakfasts and traditional British fare including cottage pie, Gammon steak and fillet of cod at lunch and dinner. Multiple meeting/conference rooms are also available.

    The Palace Pier, opposite the hotel, offers cafes, rides and an amusement arcade. The nearest golf course is approximately half a mile from the hotel; bicycles and scooters are available for hire within 100 meters, and hikers can explore the trails of the South Downs, 1.5 miles away.

    Guestrooms.

    The Royal Albion Hotel houses 219 guestrooms across five floors, all of which feature predominantly red or blue color schemes. All rooms include digital TVs, WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, direct-dial phones, and hair dryers.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Restaurant
    • Express check out
    • Wedding services
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    6.7 Good
    Based on 5,696 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      7.9 "79% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 6.4 "Average value."
    • 6.2 "Service is ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the service was professional."
      6.6 "Bar service was average, according to 66%."
    • 5.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      4.4 "56% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.4 "Disappointing food."
      2.1 "For 79%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      4.5 "The price was too high for 55%."
      0.8 "92% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.7 "73% were unsatisified with the snacks."
      3.9 "61% did not enjoy the desserts."
      2.5 "Unclean dining area, according to 75%."
      2.5 "75% complained about the fish/seafood dishes."
      2.5 "75% found the side dishes unedible."
      3.9 "61% did not like the vegetable dishes."
    • 4.1 "Not very comfortable."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.2 "88% thought it was too noisy."
      2.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 76%."
      4.0 "60% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.5 "Rooms are not good."
      2.5 "75% said rooms were dirty."
      2.0 "80% complained about the bathroom."
      0.3 "97% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.2 "88% found problems with the furniture."
      1.0 "For 90%, the rooms looked old."
      1.2 "88% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.8 "82% had problems with the shower."
      2.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 76%."
      1.0 "90% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      4.0 "60% criticized the small bathroom."
      4.3 "57% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 3.1 "Terrible amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.5 "85% didn't like the architecture."
      1.2 "88% thought the facilities needed updating."
      0.6 "94% complained about the elevator."
      0.8 "92% found the grounds unpleasant."
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    Overall rating

    6.5 Good
    Based on 3,417 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.1 "Easily accessible by car, said 71%."
    • 5.9 "Average value."
      5.1 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 51%."
    • 5.9 "Service is ok."
      6.9 "Only 69% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.1 "Only 61% thought the service was professional."
      6.5 "Bar service was average, according to 65%."
    • 5.1 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.1 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 51%."
    • 4.4 "Disappointing food."
      0.6 "94% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      3.6 "64% did not enjoy the desserts."
      4.0 "The price was too high for 60%."
      1.8 "For 82%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.2 "88% thought it was too noisy."
      2.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 75%."
      4.1 "59% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.3 "Rooms are not good."
      2.2 "78% complained about the bathroom."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were dirty."
      0.2 "98% thought they were poorly maintained."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.9 "91% found problems with the furniture."
      0.7 "For 93%, the rooms looked old."
      1.3 "87% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 75%."
      1.5 "85% had problems with the shower."
      1.1 "89% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      4.1 "59% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.5 "Terrible amenities."
      2.5 "75% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.4 "86% didn't like the architecture."
      1.0 "90% thought the facilities needed updating."
      0.6 "94% complained about the elevator."
    • 2.3 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.8 "82% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    6.6 Good
    Based on 854 reviews
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 6.2 "Service is ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the service was professional."
    • 6.0 "Average value."
    • 4.5 "Breakfast is below average."
      4.1 "59% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.2 "Disappointing food."
    • 3.7 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.4 "86% thought it was too noisy."
      2.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 77%."
      4.1 "59% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.1 "Awful rooms."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were dirty."
      0.1 "99% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.9 "81% complained about the bathroom."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.0 "For 90%, the rooms looked old."
      2.0 "80% had problems with the shower."
      1.2 "88% found problems with the furniture."
      1.3 "87% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 77%."
      1.2 "88% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      4.1 "59% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.9 "Terrible amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.5 "95% complained about the elevator."
      1.3 "87% thought the facilities needed updating."
      1.6 "84% didn't like the architecture."
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    Overall rating

    6.9 Good
    Based on 1,424 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.3 "93% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 6.4 "Average value."
      5.1 "The price was ok for 51%."
    • 6.4 "Service is ok."
      6.9 "Only 69% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the service was professional."
      6.9 "Bar service was average, according to 69%."
    • 4.8 "Breakfast is below average."
      4.4 "56% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.8 "Disappointing food."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
      4.4 "56% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.3 "87% thought it was too noisy."
      2.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 77%."
      3.9 "61% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.7 "Rooms are not good."
      2.4 "76% complained about the bathroom."
      0.2 "98% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were dirty."
      4.4 "56% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.0 "90% found problems with the furniture."
      2.0 "80% had problems with the shower."
      1.1 "For 89%, the rooms looked old."
      1.2 "88% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.3 "Air conditioning was criticized by 77%."
      0.9 "91% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      3.9 "61% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.5 "Bad amenities."
      3.5 "65% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.7 "83% didn't like the architecture."
      0.5 "95% complained about the elevator."
      1.3 "87% thought the facilities needed updating."
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