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The Kelvin

155 reviews
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“guest house”(15 reviews)
“two nights”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed here on the Sunday night after my birthday party on the Saturday. We arrived at 2pm to check in, SUPER hungover, and the lovely host (I think Patrick?) met me and let us in. He was so nice, so friendly,...More

Thank Georgia B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Hotel had a nice bug bed. Not very clean, the carpet adjacent to the wall was thick with dust and dirt, evidently the vacuum they use doesn't do edges. Breakfast was awful. This is a budget hotel which is not worth the price.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I recently stayed here for 2 nights, I was made very welcome the moment I walked through the door, and nothing was any hassle. The hotel is very clean and kept to a high standard. I can't wait to visit Brighton again and will defiantly...More

Thank Ben A
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a basic (not sure whether a 4 star) guest house. It was clean and bed comfy. Small room. Shower ok but sink really small, you can barely fill your kettle. The parking is stipulated at £8 per 24 hours but in fact they...More

Thank SharonAtkins
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Patrick was a great host, super friendly and happy to help out / answer questions. Location is superb - couldn't really ask for better. This will probably be our go to place when we're next in Brighton.

Thank Adam G
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Price range
US$79 - US$765 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$79 - US$765 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Request en-suite"
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"Don't bother"
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"Lots of stairs. Room 6 has a balcony but on the main road"
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"Good restaurants & bars close by, and seafront is at end of street"
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