The Old Ship Hotel
“Historic hotel just a stone’s throw from the sea” - AA Inspector
BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX
Our Inspector's view
This historic hotel enjoys a stunning seafront location and offers guests elegant surroundings to relax in. Bedrooms are well designed, with modern facilities ensuring comfort. Many original features have been retained, including the Paganini Ballroom. Facilities include a sleek bar, alfresco dining and a variety of conference rooms.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 154
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Hearing loop installed
- Children welcome
- Gym available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Indoor parking spaces:
- Accessible bedrooms: 2
- Walk-in showers
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 120
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About the area
Discover East Sussex
East Sussex, along with its western counterpart, is packed with interest. This is a land of stately homes and castles, miles of breezy chalk cliffs overlooking the English Channel, pretty rivers, picturesque villages and links to our glorious past. Mention Sussex to many people and images of the South Downs immediately spring to mind – ‘vast, smooth, shaven, serene,’ as the writer Virginia Woolf described them. She and her husband lived at Monk’s House in the village of Rodmell, near Lewes, and today, her modest home is managed by the National Trust and open to the public.
There are a great many historic landmarks within Sussex, but probably the most famous is the battlefield where William, Duke of Normandy defeated Harold and his Saxon army to become William the Conqueror of England. By visiting Battle, near Hastings, you can, with a little imagination, picture the bloody events that led to his defeat. East Sussex’s pretty towns such as Lewes, Rye and Uckfield have their charms, while the city of Brighton offers museums and fascinating landmarks, the best-known and grandest feature being the Royal Pavilion.
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