Brighton, once known as London-on-sea, is famous for its exciting vibe and diverse outlook on life. Not afraid to be different, the town (in the city of Brighton and Hove) attracts tourists and those looking for a good time by the sea. Whether it’s exploring the nightlife, sunning yourself on one of the beaches or enjoying unforgettable shopping in the famous Laines, Brighton has a lot to offer.
Brighton also has a lot to offer anyone looking for a hotel stay that will add to their enjoyment of this fine coastal location.
Here’s BoutiqueHotels.co.uk guide to the top 8 boutique hotels in Brighton which includes:
- Hotel Pelirocco – 10 Regency Square, BN1 2FG
- Blanch House – 17 Atlingworth Street, Brighton, BN2 1PL
- The Charm Boutique Hotel – 20-21 New Steine, Kemptown, Brighton & Hove, BN2 1PD
- Snooze – 25 St George’s Terrace, Brighton, BN2 1JJ
- Drakes – 43-44 Marine Parade, Brighton, BN2 1PE
- Hotel Una – 55/56 Regency Square, Brighton, BN1 2FF
- Artist Residence – 33 Regency Square, Brighton, BN1 2GG
- Hotel du Vin – 2 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AD
Hotel Pelirocco (****)
The elegant, traditional exterior of Hotel Pelirocco in Regency Square belies the colourful, eclectic interior of what is described as “England’s most rock ‘n’ roll hotel.” Hotel Pelirocco offers a choice of 19 individually styled rooms with nods throughout to pop culture and sexy glamour.
The ‘Rebel, Rebel’ room features David Bowie wall art, a stunning red faux leather bed, a double spa bath and a selection of outfits and makeup for guests to dress up as the man himself. Koibito Love has an amazing floor to ceiling bay window, a raised bamboo platform bed and Japanese Geisha Graffiti wall.
Blanch House (***)
Just a few doors down from the Kemp Townhouse is the Blanch House (***) , a three star hotel in a Regency townhouse that is described as “Brighton’s original boutique hotel.” The hotel has twelve impeccably furnished rooms, all individually named and individually styled. The most sumptuous of the rooms is the Perrier Jouet room which boasts an Emperor-size bed (6’6″x6’6″), a roll top bath, a walk in shower and sea side views.
Prices from £73 per night – book now
Described as Brighton’s “original boutique hotel”
The Charm Boutique Hotel
This Grade II listed, 200 year old property in New Steine, in the Kemptown area of Brighton, has been transformed into a smart, sophisticated boutique hotel. Care and attention has been paid to the design of each of the 25 guest rooms at the Charm to create an exceptional – and charming – place to stay with stylish furniture and original pieces of artwork throughout. The Charm is but a stone’s throw from the pier and indeed some of the rooms enjoy sea views.
Prices from £72 per night – book now
Also in the Kemptown area of Brighton is Snooze (****) – one of the funkiest B&Bs in Brighton, if not the country. Packed with vibrant and colourful design, this is a place to stay which combines vintage styling with modern luxury. Snooze has eight rooms in total, each uniquely designed to provide a memorable escape in Brighton just a few minutes’ walk from the beach. The two suites pay particular homage to the 70s. Whether you were there the first time or want to discover 70s chic for the first time, with this Snooze, you won’t lose.
Prices from £69 per night – book now.
Snooze B&B in Brighton
With an enviable location on Brighton’s Marine Parade, Drakes (****) looks out across the English Channel making it one of our top boutique hotels with sea views. Each of the twenty rooms at Drakes has been individually designed, all of them to a very high standard. Every room comes with White Company toiletries, a waffle robe, complimentary Drakes slippers and a cafetiere with freshly ground coffee and a selection of Twinings teas. Look out for the stunning feature rooms with their free standing baths in front of gloriously large windows overlooking Brighton Pier.
Prices from £95 per night – book now.
Freestanding overlooking Brighton Pier at Drakes, Brighton.
Hotel Una (*****)
Situated in the beautiful Regency Square right by the sea at the West Pier, Hotel Una (*****) offers guests a stunning place to stay. The rooms are all named after rivers of the world such as Aragon, Danube, Rhine and Jubba. Room sizes range from “small” through to “premier luxury duplex” and feature modern decor with strong lines. Beautiful freestanding baths, modern lighting and furniture from suppliers such as the famous Heal’s all add to the luxurious feel of this beautiful family-run establishment.
Prices from £115 per night – book now
Stylish interiors at Hotel Una in Brighton.
Artist Residence (***)
Also in Regency Square is the Artist Residence Hotel – a 24 bedroom hotel which brilliantly captures the bohemian and creative spirit that pervades Brighton. Each of the rooms has its own individual design with many quirky, unique pieces of art on display throughout. Arranged over two gorgeous Grade II listed townhouses, the hotel has stunning views of the sea. The top of the range room features a beautiful four poster bed, a copper roll top bath, a Nespresso machine and a balcony to enjoy that glorious vista of the sea. A funky basement suite sleeps up to 6 and is dog friendly too!
Prices from £104 per night – book now.
Artist Residence Hotel in Regency Square, Brighton
Hotel du Vin (****)
Anyone who has experienced the comfort of a Hotel Du Vin knows that it’s always worth considering if your destination is lucky enough to have one, and Brighton’s Hotel du Vin (****) certainly doesn’t disappoint. Located in Ship Street, this 49-room hotel sprawls across a collection of mock Tudor and gothic buildings and is sumptuously furnished throughout. If you have budget for it, check out the stunning Loft Suite with an incredible 8ft by 8ft bed and private terrace with terrific sea views.
Prices from £109 – book now.
Hotel du Vin Brighton