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Guesthouse Downs Hotel (Brighton, United Kingdom)

Guesthouse Downs Hotel (Brighton, United Kingdom)

About Downs Hotel

A family-run pub with guest rooms, the Downs Hotel is situated in the heart of Woodingdean just a few miles from Brighton and the University of Sussex. The clean and comfortable rooms, some furnished with four poster beds, include tea and coffeemaking equipment and TVs. Some rooms are en-suite, others have shared bathrooms. The hotel has a restaurant, traditional pub and beer gardens with picnic area and barbecue grills. Free Wi-Fi and on-site parking is available. Dogs can be accommodated for a small fee. A complimentary English breakfast is served in the pub’s restaurant which also offers traditional English food and a Sunday carvery. The Downs Hotel is an ideal base for exploring the South Downs countryside and is close to the beach and to the historic village of Rottingdean. Roedean School, the University of Sussex, the American Express Community Stadium and Brighton Racecourse are all within easy driving distance.

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette(Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Patio(Unavailable)
  • Washing machine(Unavailable)
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer(Unavailable)
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Non-smoking rooms

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 231  reviews from:
  • Hotels.com(9.6/10)
  • LocationFair  (7.4 / 10)
  • RoomsFair  (7.1 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.1 / 10)
  • CleanlinessFair  (7.4 / 10)
  • Value for moneyFair  (7.3 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Close to Brighton.

The Downs was a perfect choice for guests who wanted Brighton’s bright lights and beaches without Brighton prices. Noting that parking is difficult and expensive in Brighton, many guests chose to leave their cars at the Downs and take a bus or taxi for a



Delicous pub grub, a friendly bar frequented by locals and a pleasant beer garden hit the spot for many guests at the Downs. They also enoyed the full English breakfast, fish and chips and other traditional fare served in the restaurant.


Clean and Comfortable.

Guests appreciated the attractively furnished rooms, comfortable beds and plentiful supply of towels. They praised the cleanliness and appreciated amenities such as tea and biscuits and the welcome pack with information about local places of interest. Gue

Negative Reviews


Antique Plumbing.

While the hotel's website advertises antique furniture some guests thought that the description should have applied to the plumbing. Water temperatures that went from scalding to cold and showers that produced little more than a trickle or didn’t work at


Beware the Beds.

Some guests were disappointed to find that the four-poster beds pictured on the Downs’ website did not quite match reality while others complained that the beds were lumpy, uncomfortable and too small.


Nothing On TV.

For guests who fancied an hour or two in front of the telly, the poor reception, buzzing noises, missing TV controls and the small and poorly positioned sets added up to a no-view experience.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Parking
  2. Terrace
  3. Pets allowed
  4. Hotel bar
  5. Non-smoking rooms
  6. Computer with Internet
  7. Restaurant
  8. WiFi in public areas
  9. Free WiFi in public areas
  10. Housekeeping
  11. Free WiFi
  12. Breakfast
Room amenities
  1. Openable windows
  2. Television
  3. Central heating
  4. Electric kettle
  5. Air conditioning
  6. Desk
  7. Cable TV
  8. WiFi
  9. Free WiFi (rooms)
  10. Coffee machine
  1. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


Warren Road , BN2 6BB , Brighton , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1273)390860 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Downs Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at Downs Hotel?

    No, Downs Hotel doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Downs Hotel?

    Yes, Downs Hotel has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Downs Hotel?

    Yes, Downs Hotel provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Downs Hotel?

    Check-in at Downs Hotel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Downs Hotel located?

    Downs Hotel is located in Warren Road, BN2 6BB, Brighton, United Kingdom.