Overview

Royal Albion Hotel

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

RM 156+

Overall guest ratings

6.6/10 Good
Based on 5,655 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.7
  • 6.3
  • 4.7
  • 4.1

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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

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

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    6.6 Good
    Based on 5,655 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      7.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 72%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 6.3 "Average value."
      5.2 "The price was ok for 52%."
    • 5.8 "Service is ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.2 "Only 62% thought the service was professional."
      6.1 "Bar service was average, according to 61%."
      5.4 "Only 54% found the restaurant service to be good."
    • 4.7 "Breakfast is below average."
      4.5 "55% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.1 "Disappointing food."
      4.5 "55% did not like what was on the menu."
      0.9 "91% did not enjoy the desserts."
      0.7 "93% said the pork dishes didn't taste good."
      2.7 "For 73%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      0.7 "93% found the side dishes unedible."
      2.9 "71% were unsatisified with the snacks."
      0.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 100%."
    • 3.8 "Not very comfortable."
      4.1 "59% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.4 "86% thought it was too noisy."
      0.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 95%."
      3.3 "67% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.1 "Terrible amenities."
      3.1 "69% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.8 "92% didn't like the architecture."
      1.0 "90% thought the facilities needed updating."
      0.7 "93% complained about the elevator."
      4.4 "56% found the grounds unpleasant."
    • 3.0 "Awful rooms."
      1.9 "81% complained about the bathroom."
      2.7 "73% said rooms were dirty."
      0.2 "98% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.1 "59% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.8 "92% found problems with the furniture."
      1.0 "For 90%, the rooms looked old."
      1.6 "84% had problems with the shower."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 95%."
      0.7 "93% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      3.3 "67% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.0 "100% were disappointed with the minibar."
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    Overall rating

    6.5 Good
    Based on 3,393 reviews
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      7.3 "Easily accessible by car, said 73%."
    • 5.8 "Service is ok."
      6.9 "Only 69% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the service was professional."
      6.4 "Bar service was average, according to 64%."
      5.8 "Only 58% found the restaurant service to be good."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
      5.0 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 50%."
      5.3 "Only 53% were satisfied with the beverage prices."
    • 5.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."
      5.0 "Breakfast prices were ok, according to 50%."
    • 3.7 "Disappointing food."
      3.9 "61% did not like what was on the menu."
      0.7 "93% did not enjoy the desserts."
      2.2 "For 78%, the dining experience was not enjoyable."
      4.6 "The price was too high for 54%."
    • 3.6 "Not very comfortable."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.7 "83% thought it was too noisy."
      0.6 "Air conditioning was criticized by 94%."
      3.4 "66% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.0 "Awful rooms."
      1.9 "81% complained about the bathroom."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were dirty."
      0.2 "98% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.0 "60% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      0.9 "91% found problems with the furniture."
      0.7 "For 93%, the rooms looked old."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.6 "Air conditioning was criticized by 94%."
      1.4 "86% had problems with the shower."
      0.8 "92% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      3.4 "66% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.7 "Terrible amenities."
      2.5 "75% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.9 "91% didn't like the architecture."
      1.0 "90% thought the facilities needed updating."
      0.6 "94% complained about the elevator."
    • 2.3 "Generally quite dirty."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were dirty."
      2.0 "80% thought it was rather dirty."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
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    Overall rating

    6.5 Good
    Based on 791 reviews
    • 7.9 "Good location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 6.2 "Service is ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the service was professional."
    • 5.9 "Average value."
    • 4.2 "Breakfast is below average."
      4.2 "58% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.1 "Disappointing food."
    • 3.5 "Not very comfortable."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.5 "85% thought it was too noisy."
      0.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 96%."
      3.5 "65% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.8 "Awful rooms."
      2.6 "74% said rooms were dirty."
      0.1 "99% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.5 "85% complained about the bathroom."
      3.8 "62% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.0 "For 90%, the rooms looked old."
      0.9 "91% found problems with the furniture."
      1.9 "81% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 96%."
      1.8 "82% had problems with the shower."
      0.9 "91% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      3.5 "65% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 2.7 "Terrible amenities."
      3.0 "70% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.3 "87% thought the facilities needed updating."
      0.7 "93% complained about the elevator."
      1.3 "87% didn't like the architecture."
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    Overall rating

    6.8 Good
    Based on 1,470 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.8 "98% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 6.0 "Service is ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% found the staff to be friendly enough."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the service was professional."
      6.2 "Bar service was average, according to 62%."
    • 4.6 "Disappointing food."
    • 4.4 "Breakfast is below average."
      4.2 "58% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.1 "Not very comfortable."
      4.8 "52% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      1.6 "84% thought it was too noisy."
      0.6 "Air conditioning was criticized by 94%."
      2.9 "71% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.6 "Bad amenities."
      3.6 "64% thought the building wasn't nice."
      1.1 "89% didn't like the architecture."
      0.6 "94% complained about the elevator."
      1.0 "90% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 3.5 "Not very clean."
      3.4 "66% said rooms were dirty."
      2.0 "80% said the bathroom was dirty."
      2.5 "75% thought it was rather dirty."
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