Just an hour from the bustling Capital sits Brighton and Hove; a place steeped in history, diversity and stunning seaside vistas. Despite being so close to London, Brighton and Hove have a completely different feel altogether, with a more laidback and playful atmosphere.
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Our top picks for hotels in Hove
Hotels in Hove
Whether you’re looking for luxury, a boutique or a bolt-hole by the sea, Hove has plenty of accommodation options to offer. Hove, in its own right, has perfected the balance between dramatic coastal countryside and vibrant neighbourhoods and eateries, making it the perfect weekend getaway. Why not visit the pier whilst you’re here? Or see Brighton and Hove from the sky at the British Airways i360? Enjoy the Royal Pavillion and a great mix of high street and independent shops.
The Claremont Guest House
This charming and elegantly decorated bed and breakfast was awarded the city’s first 5-star rating for guest houses, and with quiet luxury at the forefront of The Claremont’s agenda, it’s clear to see why. The Claremont is situated in a Victorian Villa with an enclosed and private garden; perfect for civil ceremonies and weddings. Guest reviews praise the excellent team behind The Claremont, their care and attention for the guests as well as the beautifully presented rooms. The Claremont’s desirable location, the bustling Second Avenue, has been rated a 9.2 on booking.com; there is an abundance of restaurants, cafes and independent shops right on the doorstep as well as regular buses into the centre of Brighton nearby. With plenty of hot and cold breakfast options available, free wifi, parking and family rooms available, you’re sure to be pleased by The Claremont.
Prices start from £150 per night, including breakfast
The Ginger Pig
You may have heard of The Ginger Pig’s wonderful restaurant and bar, but did you know they also offer guestrooms? Eleven, in fact! The Ginger Pig is seconds away from Hove seafront, providing a dramatic backdrop to an evening (or two) of sophisticated dining. Each room is well-appointed and equipped with flat-screen televisions, Nespresso coffee machines, pre-mixed Ginger Pig cocktails and free wifi. The decor is masculine, clean and modern, befitting of the restaurant and bar’s teal and brass colour pallet below. With the bathrooms stocked with Cowshed products, it’s clear to see why guests are so pleased to retire for the night at The Ginger Pig and not just dine there. For longer stays, The Ginger Pig also offers three self-catering Mews Houses next door to the pub itself, so families (and dogs) are welcome too.
Prices start from £175 per night, including breakfast
Brunswick Square Hotel and Spa
Situated in a beautiful Grade I listed building, Brunswick Square has all the elegance and luxury that its location has to offer. With stunning, natural views of Hove seafront and impeccably preserved historical buildings on the square, you’re certainly not short of things to look at, even from your bedroom window. The rooms are decorated well with a nod to the building’s history; stained glass windows, four poster beds, and chez lounges adorn the rooms. There is a range of room sizes available, from budget-style single rooms, to sumptuous doubles and luxury suites, so all parties of all sizes are catered for. The property also boasts a sauna and spa facilities for a truly memorable stay.
Prices start from £85 per night, including breakfast
The Southern Belle
The Southern Belle is a luxury boutique hotel in a 19th-century home. For you history buffs out there, it’s known to be the longest-running pub in the Brunswick Square area! With a cocktail bar and lounge on-site, it’s easy to see why guests want to spend the night. The bar offers a range of artisanal gins, expertly mixed cocktails and craft ales to suit all pallets. The ten well-appointed en-suite rooms are individually decorated, providing an eclectic but stylish boutique ambience to each. Each quirky room has its own special feel but all rooms house televisions and tea and coffee-making facilities, as well as partial sea views and free wifi. The restaurant within the hotel has won awards and the roast dinners on Sundays are highly sought after. The location of the hotel is excellent, with tourist attractions such as the British Airways i360 just a few minutes walk away and surrounded by lively bars and renowned restaurants.
Prices start from £148 per night, including breakfast