The best of Brighton's beachfront
For those wanting to enjoy the sun and have fun this summer, this stunning seaside town on the southern coast of England has everything from beaches, restaurants and bars, to theatres and shopping centers. Discover ten gorgeously styled hotels that overlook the pier and seafront; only a moments’ walk from the famous Lanes shopping region.
Rest assured, each hotel has been rated by VisitEngland and AA so guests are guaranteed a safe and comfortable stay.
With views overlooking the beautiful Brighton seafront, The Old Ship is a historic hotel that offers panoramic views of the coast. It’s ideal for those wanting to relax and put their feet up, offering luxurious dining in their candle lit Wardroom Restaurant. To help you make the most of your break, the owners encourage you to take a stroll along the bustling promenade or treat yourself to retail therapy in the Brighton Lanes.
If you're looking to enjoy a meal or cocktail before heading out to explore the streets of Brighton, this modern seafront hotel is the ideal spot. With uninterrupted views of the beach, alongside a range of leisure facilities including a spa, gym and swimming pool, The Queens Hotel prides itself in making visitors feel welcome. As well as 94 large bedrooms, there are also additional one bedroom apartments and studio rooms that allow guests more freedom.
Overlooking the Hove Lawns for golf lovers and the English Channel, this hotel offers 10 comfortable rooms on the top floor, all with private balconies. Each one has spectacular sea views, and guests can dine in the spacious, well-lit bar and restaurant that offers a selection of delicious food.
Brighton Harbour Hotel offers a unique and quirky twist on modern interiors with its 79 bright, boutique bedrooms. Just moments away from the iconic attractions of Brighton seafront and shopping region, the hotel offers a seaside-inspired menu. Cute picnic baskets are available on request, and bike hire can also be arranged, allowing guests to make the most of their visit.
Gaze over the stunning waterfront at this fabulous hotel in the center of town. The Malmaison Brighton Hotel provides large, comfy beds and first-class facilities to create a peaceful stay. In the elegant conservatory brasserie, guests can lounge in the intimate, glittering bar while watching the yachts. Further dining options are offered in the gorgeous Chez Mal restaurant that serves British and French inspired dishes, as well as Malmaison classics.
The Kings Hotel stands out from the crowd, consisting of three restored regency mansions that offer modern accommodation while retaining their rich history. Located on Brighton’s seafront, the hotel offers 95 boutique bedrooms and limited parking for guests. Although the hotel doesn’t have a full dinner service, you can enjoy light snacks during the day, while relaxing in leather bucket chairs in the vibrant bar.
Nestled in the iconic cobbled alleyways of The Lanes, this converted mock-Tudor hotel has a light and airy interior. Located only a short walk from Brighton seafront, it provides 49 rooms and suites that have a luxurious wine theme running throughout. Guests can relax in the lovely vine-covered pergola situated in the middle of the courtyard, or escape to Cave du Vin; a snug hideaway available for intimate private parties.
Relax in style at this wonderful boutique hotel just a short walk from the seafront and town center. Situated in the heart of Kemptown, Blanch House has 12 spacious rooms with lovely sea views. Inside, guests are welcome to enjoy some time in the stylish champagne and cocktail bar that can be hired out for special occasions, including private parties.
If you’re looking for easy access to all the best bars, restaurants, theatres and shops in Brighton, Amsterdam Hotel is only a short walking distance from a grand selection. The hotel has excellent sea views and a fabulous sea-facing bar and terrace for guests to enjoy while having a drink. The Penthouse Suite has panoramic views over all of Brighton.
Set in Brighton’s elegant Regency Square, this historic hotel has been recently refurbished yet still contains much of its 1820s charm. Guests can stay in one of their 30 stylish bedrooms, some of which have balconies with amazing views across the seafront and West Pier. The Regency restaurant has a large, open terrace and a seafood-heavy menu that uses locally sourced ingredients.
In an enviable beachfront location, Drakes Hotel is one of the finest boutique hotels in Brighton. The hotel has 20 lush bedrooms that feature hand-crafted beds and designer fabrics to ensure comfort. Inside, there’s an intimate bar with sea views, making it the ideal place for watching the constant seafront activity.