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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This place is fantastic! Great location, amazing staff and beautiful atmosphere. As it was our Honeymoon, the staff wrote us a card and congratulationed us on arrival! Perfect place for us and Brighton is fabulous. Thank you so much xxx

Stayed: August 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Laura S
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Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Dear Laura,

Congratulations on your recent marriage and so pleased you chose Drakes for your honeymoon. We delighted you enjoyed all the elements of the hotel, felt you were well looked after and that Drakes was the perfect place.

We hope you welcome you back in the future - perhaps for your 1st Anniversary!?
Best wishes for a happy future together. The Team at Drakes

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Hotel staff are friendly and approachable, they really made us feel welcome.
We had the feature room and it was one of the best rooms I’ve ever stayed in. Bed was huge and so comfy and the free standing bath was pure luxury! Overlooking the sea and had perfect views.
Dinner was superb, we had the a la cart menu, all the food was exceptional especially the lamb main course. The waiter was friendly and made us feel at ease. Great service and they made our anniversary really special. Full English breakfast the next day was delicious and we had it in our room to make the most of the amazing hotel room we had. Recommend for a visit and we will definitely being back for another visit!

Stayed: August 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Rhiannon H
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Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review Rhiannon H and sharing them with other potential guests on TripAdvisor
Your lovely comments are much appreciated and will be shared with the team.
We hope you come and stay again with us in the not to distant future!

Best wishes from the Drakes Team

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We stayed here for one night for my husbands birthday. The hotel called us a couple of days before the stay to asked if they could assist with anything - which we felt was a very nice touch before our stay. The room itself (ground floor sea view), was very comfortable, of a good size, and with good bathroom facilities. They even left a birthday card for my husband in the room. The service at the hotel from check in to check out was exceptionally good and I would definitely recommend the hotel. The location was excellent and within walking distance to anywhere you want to go within Brighton.

  • Stayed: July 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank VikkiK91
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Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Dear VikkiK91

What a super review you have posted for Drakes! Thank you very much for sharing your views and experiences here on TripAdvisor.
We're please that you felt looked after and received such good service. We have a wonderful Team of Hosts and Housekeepers who are very devoted to Drakes and always strive to provide the best of everything to our values guests and it's good to hear this comes across.

We hope you husband enjoyed his birthday and perhaps would consider a return visit to Drakes for yours!

All the best from The Drakes Team

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The Drake Hotel is right on the sea front so is an excellent location for the Pier and sea front activities. Our room was very comfortable and spacious. Parking available if required at an additional fee

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Sue999_11
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Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Hello Sue999_11

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Drakes and found the room to be very comfortable and our location so convenient.

Parking is such an issue in Brighton! We rent most of our spaces from our residential neighbours to ensure a good level of (off road) car parking for the convenience of our guests. We do charge £15 for overnight parking (until 1pm the following day) which is to recover the cost of the rental we pay to the neighbours. This allows us to offer 14 parking spaces for 20 bedrooms - a pretty good ratio, in terms of Brighton hotels - and less expensive than overnight metered street parking!

Thank you for taking the time to share your views and experience of Drakes here on TripAdvisor. Much appreciated!

The Drakes Team

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a great weekend stay at Drakes. The location was a perfect walking distance from the places we wanted to visit: Lanes, North Laine, Pier, and many varied restaurant options.
The room on the 4th floor had great accommodations: comfy bed, in-room tub, modern bathroom with shower, and a great view over the rooftops of the city with the pleasant sound of gulls near the sea. If you don’t mind the walk up the steps to the room, I strongly recommend it. Each morning we opted to have our breakfast served in-room which featured deliciously prepared eggs, sausage, potatoes, tomatoes, yogurt, cereal, croissant, cheese, and juice. All at a reasonable price. The staff was always incredibly friendly and helpful. Special thanks to the entire Drakes team but especially Ellie for making our first visit to Brighton so comfortable.

Stayed: August 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Evan F
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Management response:Responded 14 August 2018

Dear Evan F

How wonderful to read your favourable comments about your stay with us at the weekend. It's great to know you had such a lovely time and made the most of those lovely rooms and enjoyed Breakfast in Bed in the mornings! I will pass on your thanks to the Team and especially Ellie.
We appreciate you sharing your views at Drakes on TripAdvisor and hope to welcome you back to Drakes before too long.
Best wishes from the Drakes Team

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