...Westbourne Hotel, Brighton
This hotel is located to the east side of Kemptown in Brighton city centre. It is fairly easy to get to as it is ten minutes walk to Brighton station and Brighton Marina, where there is extensive shopping and leisure facilities such as ten pin bowling and pool. It takes two minutes walk to the sea front and Brighton pier, and other local...
Advantages: great location, cheap, nice rooms, excellent food Disadvantages: no parking, quite dated
...Introduction to the hotel:
The Royal Albion Hotel was built in 1826 and is situated in a fantastic location opposite Brighton pier. It is a three star hotel and has 186 guest rooms offering views of Brighton beach or the town centre.
My experience of the hotel:
I spent one night in the hotel in January of this year and for a three star hotel I was quite impressed. I and my girlfriend booked...
Advantages: Location, food and service. Disadvantages: No fridges in the rooms.
...impressions of the hotel for me were that it looks larger than I thought. It's hexagonal shape and glass fronted balconies which look like tinted blue from outside is what makes the hotel stand out.
There are 410 rooms over 8 floors, with 4 lifts in operation.
It is graded as a 3 star hotel, so I wasn't sure what to expect, but customer reviews had been positive and as long as a hotel is clean...