Brighton 1909: Sussex Sheet 66.09 (Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Sussex) - Alan Godfrey Maps
Status: New - Sussex Sheet 66.09 Brighton 1909 - published 2007; intro by Alan Godfrey. This detailed map covers much of central and west Brighton, together...... more
Status: New - Sussex Sheet 66.09 Brighton 1909 - published 2007; intro by Alan Godfrey. This detailed map covers much of central and west Brighton, together with a large part of Hove. Coverage stretches from Old Steine and Grand Parade westward to Second Avenue and Wilbury Road, and from Old Shoreham Road southward to the seafront. This is a very busy map with much of interest. Major features include the station, engine shed, locomotive and carriage works, Holland Road Halt, and railway lines and tramways; St Nicholas church, St Peter's church, Hotel Metropole, Grand Hotel, Bedford Hotel, part of West Pier, Brunswick Lawns, Adelaide Crescent, Brunswick Square, Regency Square, Montpelier Crescent, St Anns Wells Gardens, All Saints church Hove, cricket ground, St Thomas church, The Wick, Wick Hall, Gloucester Place, Royal Pavilion, The Lanes (not all named), Dome, and much more. On the reverse we include street directory entries for Brunswick Place, Kings Road, Western Road.
Advantages: Great views if you have a seafront room Disadvantages: Bathroom a little lacking
...This was a good hotel to stay at if in Brighton but make sure you get a good deal because I don't think it's worth it at full price.
It is not as glam as The Grand nor Metropole a few hundred yards up the street but does boast equally wonderful sea views. We were in room 201 and got a great deal staying the Sunday night only. The room had beautiful large bay windows overlooking the sea...
...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...