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Last updated: 28 October, 2022
Expert travel writer: Annabelle Thorpe

If Brighton was a hotel, it would probably be this quirky, art-themed, boho-chic hotel that sits at the head of Regency Square, looking straight out to sea. Every room is different, from small cubbyhole rooms up in the eaves, to light-filled rooms with clawfooted baths tucked away behind exposed brick walls.

The art is a diverse mix that engages rather than overwhelms, with more works dotting the Clubhouse – a buzzy bar and restaurant that’s home to everyone from locals on their laptops to overseas guests.

Although the hotel feels young and hip, the welcome is warm for travellers of all ages, and anyone who wants to get under the skin of this extraordinary city.

Surrounding area

Regency Square is a plum location – a leafy square that somehow manages to keep a sense of peace and quiet in spite of being right in the heart of central Brighton. The seafront is a minute’s walk; the historic Lanes and North Laine area are five minutes’ stroll.

For a breather from the hectic pace of Brighton, hit the seafront and head west to the genteel streets and quiet cafes of Hove.

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Key facilities

Airport transfers: Not available
Beach: < 5mins walk
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
: Nearby *
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Jacuzzi (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

Bucket list experiences our writer says you must do in this destination, closest first

Royal Pavilion

Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)[0.9 miles]

Brighton’s most distinctive landmark – a domed Regency pleasure palace that looks straight out of Delhi, restored to its original splendour.

Best for ages: 10+ | £6

Brighton Pier

Brighton, West Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)[1.2 miles]

An icon of British seaside history, Brighton’s Victorian pier offers the white-knuckle fairground rides, old-fashioned arcade games and fish and chips. The quintessential beach experience from a by-gone era.

Best for ages: Any | Free

Sussex Wine Region

Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)[9.8 miles]

This emerging wine region has similar topography to France’s Champagne area, with vineyards producing award-winning bottles and laying on tastings and tours.

Best for ages: 18+ | Free

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Other worthwhile experiences in this destination if you have the time or the interest, closest first

A low angle of the Brighton i360. Angled upwards towards the blue sky.

Brighton i360

Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)[0.2 miles]

Stroll around this donut-shaped glass pod as you ascend a 162m viewing mast in the centre of Brighton, offering you 360-degree views of city and coast.

Best for ages: 6+ | £17

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Woman with two kids cycling on the promenade

Cycle Brighton’s Promenade

Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)[0.6 miles]

Pick up a BTNbike (register on the website and then pay 3p per minute) and wheel along the seafront from buzzing Brighton beach to the more genteel Hove lawns.

Best for ages: 4+ | £3 | 1-2 hours

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A vibrant shopping street full of people on a clear day. Colourful bunting hangs from building to building.

Shopping in The Lanes

Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)[0.7 miles]

The tangle of narrow pedestrian lanes unfolding south of North Street is Brighton’s historic heart; old fisherman’s cottages now chock full of independent boutiques, jewellers, cafés and restaurants.

Best for ages: 13+ | Free | 1+ hours

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The facade of Brighton Museum and Art Gallery within the Royal Pavillion. Taken on a sunny day.

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)[0.9 miles]

Set in Brighton’s Royal Pavilion complex, this eclectic collection is a hotchpotch of contemporary paintings, textiles, puppets, masks and eccentric furniture.

Best for ages: 18+ | Free

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East Sussex, United Kingdom (UK)

An iconic seaside resort, Brighton oozes a unique mix of bohemian style and beachy chic, all wrapped up in an irrepressible sense of fun.

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