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Old Ship Hotel, Brighton

Kings Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1NR, UK
Old Ship Hotel, Brighton Old Ship Hotel, Brighton 01273 329001 Kings Road Brighton
90 out of 100% 8 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Gym
  • Public Transport Nearby

With parts dating back to 1559, The Old Ship Hotel is steeped in history and royal connections. A landmark of Brighton’s glorious seafront the hotel boasts stunning sea views, individually designed accommodations and a memorable dining experience. 

Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Gym
  • Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 154

Parking Spaces: 30

Steps into Hotel: 2

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Old Ship Hotel in Brighton is a prime location on the city’s iconic seafront, just a stone’s through from the beach with its panoramic sea views. Take a stroll along the bustling promenade or indulge in some retail therapy at the Lanes while staying at the Old Ship Hotel Brighton.

Indulge in a great night’s sleep with a choice of 154 rooms and suites at the Old Ship Hotel. Each room has been luxuriously fitted out with all you will need to ensure a pleasurable stay. Wake up to sea views, and relax in the plush surroundings of these ensuite bedrooms in Brighton. Upgrade to a Master Seaview room for some extra space.

Enjoy fine dining at the Wardroom Restaurant in the Old Ship Hotel. The team of chefs are committed to delivering a memorable dining experience with culinary expertise that is perfect for your next intimate dinner. For a more relaxed experience, the Mess Deck Bar offers the perfect choice, also serving ingredients that highlight the very best of seasonal produce and are locally sourced wherever possible.


The Old Ship Hotel offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book online today with My Hotel Break.



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tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
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Indulge in a great night’s sleep in The Old Ship Hotel’s rooms and suites.

Standard Rooms
Whether you choose double, twin or king beds, all of the standard bedrooms at the Old Ship Hotel come with en suite bathrooms as well as home comforts and plush interiors to make you feel at home

Seaview Rooms
What could be better than waking up to the stunning coastal views that these bedrooms boast? All finished to an impeccable standard complete with en suite bathrooms, these bedrooms are a comfortable, and luxurious base for your next coastal retreat.


Bar & Restaurant

tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

In the heart of the Old Ship Hotel lies The Wardroom restaurant offering a fine dining experience, and The Mess Deck Bar and Terrace offering a more casual dining experience.

Enjoy an à la carte dinner service where modern flavoursome cuisine awaits, serving up everything from Jerk Chicken to pan-fried Cod across the selection of starters, main meals and desserts. As ingredients come into season, the menu will be varied accordingly.

View Sample Restaurant Menu

The Mess Deck
Sip down on fine wines or dynamic cocktails from The Mess Deck. Whether you’re a fan of a crisp white, chilled rose or rich red the wine menu is sure to impress with Vegan options also available. The seasonal menus are created to suit the weather and the time of year.
All of the food is cooked to order by the expert culinary team, led by head chef Phil Mesquitta, using ingredients that highlight the very best of seasonal produce, locally sourced wherever possible.

View Sample Mess Deck Menu
View Sample Wine Menu

Terrace Bar
For a more casual dining experience, guests can relax in The Mess Deck, serving light meals, snacks and drinks, including a classic collection of cocktails throughout the day. The bar’s terrace also provides the perfect opportunity for alfresco dining during the Summer months.

View Sample Afternoon Tea Menu 

Location & Directions

Directions to the Old Ship Hotel in Brighton

By Train
The Old Ship Hotel is a 13 minute walk from Brighton train station. Simply leave the train station and follow Queen’s Road down towards the seafront. Turn left onto King’s Road to find The Old Ship Hotel.

By Car
Take the M23 (S) exit to Brighton/Gatwick Airport. Continue on the M23 until you reach a roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Mill Road. At the second roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Dyke Rd Ave and at the third roundabout, take the 4th exit onto B2122. Turn left onto King’s Road.

Car Parking: The hotel does have it's own limited on site valet parking chargeable at £25 per night Sunday – Thursday, £27 Friday and Saturday. Parking cannot be pre booked and will be on a first come , first serve basis.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

For information on how the hotel is operating to insure guests' safety during Covid 19 click here

Car Parking: We even have our own limited on site valet parking chargeable at £25 per night Sunday – Thursday, £27 Friday and Saturday. Parking cannot be pre-booked and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Cycling
tick Climbing

The Old Ship Hotel is Brighton’s most historic hotel, is located on the famous seafront, and is just a short walk from superb shopping, entertainment and other attractions including Britain’s oldest aquarium, Brighton Pier and the British Airways i360

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide.

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