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4.3 out of 5

"great location, good food staff great, rooms clean but old, but considering it is about 500 years old not to bad! " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 29 Nov 2023

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Standard King Bedded Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Seaview Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Description

During your stay at The Old Ship Hotel, you're just a quick walk from Brighton Beach. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant and a 24-hour gym. This property offers pet-friendly amenities, such as food and water bowls.

  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy British cuisine at The Wardroom, a fine-dining restaurant with ocean views
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Valet parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, a concierge and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour gym
  • Steps from Brighton Beach and 4 minutes on foot from Brighton Centre
  • Dogs welcome for a fee
  • Pet-friendly amenities are available, including food and water bowls

The Old Ship Hotel ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Old Ship Hotel

Everyone (4) Couples (2)
5 out of 5
great location, good food staff great, rooms clean but old, but considering it is about 500 years old not to bad!

Posted by on 29 Nov 2023

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Dec 2023 by NickB

Dear Gary,Thank you for taking the time to write your review.At The Old Ship Hotel we do our very best to provide a superior customer experience for every guest who stays with us, and I am pleased to see that this came across throughout your stay.We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel.Kind regardsNick BagshawDuty Manager

3 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Aug 2023

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Aug 2023 by JB

Thank you for writing a lovely review following your recent experience at The Old Ship Hotel. I am always delighted when guests take the time to let me know about their visit and I really appreciate the effort.Kind Regards Jason Bramwell General Manager

4 out of 5
Sonetimes the key cards didnt work

Posted by on 26 Jun 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 Jun 2021 by jb

Thank you for your review of our hotel. Reviews such as yours are always a welcome read for me. We appreciate such kind comments and hope that we can welcome you back to The Old Ship Hotel Brighton in the near future. Kind regards, Jason Bramwell General Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Sep 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Sep 2020 by Old Ship

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your fabulous rating. We hope to welcome you back again soon. From all the team here at The Old Ship Hotel

4 out of 5

Posted by on 4 Mar 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Mar 2020 by Phil. Duty Manager

Thank you, Guest, for your rating of our hotel. As a team here at The Old Ship Hotel Brighton we do our best to ensure that every guest who stays with us received the best in service. We would very much like to welcome you to our hotel again in the future. Kind Regards Phil. Duty Manager

5 out of 5
Charmantes altes Schiff! Sehr gute Betten, relativ ruhig, belebt aber nicht zu viel Trubel

Posted by on 11 Sep 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Sep 2022 by NB

Dear Daniel,Thank you for taking time to share your experience on this social platform.I am happy to see that your stay with us at The Old Ship was a pleasant one. Your comments are very welcome and I am always pleased to read a review such as yours as they allow me to see that we have helped make a visit to Brighton an enjoyable one.I do hope that you will consider a return visit when you come back to our wonderful city of Brighton.Kind regardsNick BagshawDuty Manager

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business centre and meeting rooms. Public spaces have free WiFi. A 24-hour fitness centre, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the eco-certified The Old Ship Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Brighton hotel is smoke free.

  • 154 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Conference rooms
  • Built in 1559
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: Brighton Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Old Ship Hotel offers 154 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily.

The Wardroom – Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in British cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

The Mess Deck Bar – On-site bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 12.50 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Food and water bowls are available Service animals are exempt from fees.

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Cashless transactions are available

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a first aid kit and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. Cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on-site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: from approximately GBP 15 per person
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 27.00 per night
  • Pet fee: GBP 12.50 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 30 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 40.00 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Old Ship Brighton
  • Old Ship Hotel
  • Old Ship Hotel Brighton
  • Barcelo Brighton
  • The Old Ship Hotel Hotel
  • The Old Ship Hotel Brighton
  • The Old Ship Hotel Hotel Brighton

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

Eco-certified property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme – a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage and the local economy.

  • Green Tourism Programme

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

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