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Drakes Hotel Brighton

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Drakes is a design-led 20 bedroom "hand-made" hotel on Brighton's seafront. Everything about Drakes is exceptional, from the impeccable service to the stylish design and highly acclaimed fine dining Restaurant at Drakes. Now in their 13th year, 4 star Drakes continues to set the standard for quality, service and luxury in the city, winning several accolades and praise year on year.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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105Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
29Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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There is a lovely phrase which relates perfectly to this property - Faded glory!!! It has a great location over looking the pier but it lacks certain finishing touches... Staff were really helpful though and the restaurant was small but the food was really good. Would I go
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Just had an wonderful meal at Drake's restaurant. It was my part of my birthday trip down to Brighton and was truly the highlight of my day. We had the taster menu with wine and it was amazing. I had the vegetarian menu and my partner had the meat/fish taster menu, each course
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Response from Trail91505, Guest Relations Manager at Drakes Hotel Brighton
Responded 5 days ago
Hello Helena, Thank you for your wonderful feedback about your recent dinner at The Restaurant at Drakes. It is wonderful to read how much you both enjoyed the Taster Menu with wine pairing and felt you were well looked after by our Restaurant team. I'm please that you feel this was the highlight of your birthday visit to Brighton and hope to welcome you back very soon. If we might ask you to please re-post this review on The Restaurant at Drakes TripAdvisor page (copy the link below) we would be super grateful! https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurant_Review-g186273-d1179815-Reviews-The_Restaurant_at_Drakes-Brighton_East_Sussex_England.html#REVIEWS Thanks again!
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Drakes Hotel, of course, has its top reputation, but its Restaurant is really tops and open to non-residents. Quiet, small, perfect for select dining complete with white tablecloths (very rare these dsys) and excellent service. An innovative menu, served beautifully and with
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Response from Trail91505, Guest Relations Manager at Drakes Hotel Brighton
Responded 1 week ago
Dear somewhereaway, Thank you for your lovely review about The Restaurant at Drakes and we're pleased you loved the food, ambiance, service and white tablecloths! There are indeed only a few restaurants these days that use tablecloths but we feel it does compliment the fine dining and conveys "that somewhere special" image of who we are. We appreciate you sharing your views with others here on TripAdvisor and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes from The Team at Drakes
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Drakes is a haven of calm away from all of the hustle and excitement Brighton has offer. It is small but beautifully formed with lovely elegant touches - the rooms are fab, grab a sea view if you can, great views and you can watch the world go by. Class by the sea. People were
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Response from Trail91505, Guest Relations Manager at Drakes Hotel Brighton
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Aghhhhhh, What an amazing review about your recent stay at Drakes. We are so pleased you had a wonderful time and and felt you could escape to us for some calm and cossetting. Thank you very much for you beautiful words and sharing your views with others here on TripAdvisor. We hope to welcome you back soon, Kind regards, Carla
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The staff are efficient, very friendly and absolutely amazing. The room we had (we stayed on 5/3/19) was on the top of the house at the front. The design was brilliant, so that the room looked circular. A roll top bath raised on a plinth was in front of a Georgian bay window
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Response from Trail91505, Guest Relations Manager at Drakes Hotel Brighton
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear marroy2016 It's love to have received your very complimentary post regarding your stay at Drakes this week. We're so pleased that you had a wonderful stay with us and so loved the Circular sea facing room. It really is a fabulous room which really does have the wow factor. We prefer bringing freshly made cocktails, coffees and other libations directly to guest's in their room - much better than we feel, than providing a mini bar that whirs away all night. Much better to enjoy a freshly made Pornstar Martini in your room which is a more fulfilling experience and gives our Bartender a chance to show off their skills! Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back to Drakes soon!
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Are the baths big enough for two to share ?
Yes they are! The bath was amazing
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Hi can you let me know which rooms have both sea view & roll top bath please? Thanks
the staffs favourite room is 404. I have stayed ther. it also has a balcony. right at the very top. read my review! Will be back and will book this room again . well worth going to.
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I think it does have a bath . If unsure ring the hotel. All the rooms I have stayed in are amazing x
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Can I have access to an iron?
There isn't one in the room but I asked for an iron and board and they brought it up to my room.
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Do u allow well behaved dog
Hi Kym C, Sorry, unfortunately we don't allow dogs at drakes. If you call us, we would be happy o recommend some Brighton hotels and guests houses around us that do. warmest regards Richard
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"Definitely go for a sea view, one caveat there are no lifts so bear this in mind when you book."
"We had room 301 but the same level of service would have applied everywhere."
"second floor sea facing great views"
"Rear view is fine and quiet, unless you're mad to look at the sea"
"Splash out and choose one of their feature rooms."
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PRICE RANGE
US$131 - US$255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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brighton drakes hoteldrakes hotel brighton
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandBrighton and HoveBrighton
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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