The elegant townhouses which line Regency Square were built between 1818 and 1828. Although some parts of the square and its garden are rather faded, it’s an atmospheric part of Brighton. A taxi ride from the station will take you all of five minutes: you could walk it in 10. All the car parks, shops, bars and restaurants of the city centre are nearby.
They’re attractive without being too dressy. There are 19 to choose from; the larger ones at the front of the building are particularly comfortable, with large sash windows and bold contemporary art on the walls. The top-end suite is a huge duplex with a home cinema system. Several rooms have clawfoot baths; there are also some smaller rooms which are so compact that the bed takes up most of the space. Each room is named after a river of the world, which adds to the soulful feel.
Eating and drinking
The cosy downstairs bar is open round the clock to residents. The staff offer an impressive repertoire of cocktails and there’s room service, too.
Helpful and professional, the staff will happily find you DVDs to watch, book a physiotherapist for a massage session, recommend restaurants or let you know what’s on in town.
Who stays there
Couples and families of all ages, and business travellers looking for somewhere relaxed.
- Business Centre
- High-Speed Internet
- Room Service
- Business travellers
- Families with younger children
- Stag / hen parties
- Chilling out
Pros & Cons
- Central location
- Many of the rooms are a really generous size
- A little too casual in style for some tastes