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UNITED KINGDOM - TRAVEL GUIDE:
a Break in Brighton: London by the Sea by Michiel van Kets
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on the south coast on England is a popular seaside destination known as
"˜London by the Sea". The history behind the name comes from the 18th century
when George VI enjoyed to party in Brighton. London's elite followed his
path and made Brighton into a fashionable place to be. The town has plenty
of Victorian architecture remaining, including the Royal Pavilion which
is worth a visit.
|Brighton today is still
a popular seaside destination, with its amusement parks and piers. The
stretch between the 2 piers is full of entertainment with restaurants,
bars, arcades and night clubs. Away from the promenade there are more attractions,
including shopping in the many clothing stores, jewelers and antique shops.
Visit the museums, the large marina and outdoor sports centre.
is also important to Brighton. High-tech media companies have recently
set up in the city, it also attracts many business people for conferences
as it houses a large number of hotels and facilities.
Transport: how to
get there and around It is easy to get to Brighton from London. The train
system that was built back in 1841, can now take less than an hour to reach
The regular bus service from
London Victoria Station also covers the distance in less than 2 hours.
By road you can access Brighton by the M23 which leads into the A23 to
get into town.
|The town itself has an adequate
bus service and plenty of taxis to choose from to get around. To make the
distance along the seafront you can use the electric railway, which is
apparently the oldest in the world. A new addition to the local transport
is the tuc-tuc, a motorised trishaw from Asia, this is a fun way to travel.
The weather is at its best
during the summer months of July and August. You are more likely to experience
some warm, dry weather. However, this cannot be guaranteed as British weather
is notoriously unpredictable. Take your rain coat just in case.
to budget stays
The internet can offer some
of the best information on the cost, range and location of hotels
Attractions & Events
During May you can enjoy
the Brighton Festival. The city comes alive with visual arts events, street
processions and performers, theatre attractions and music. The festival
takes place throughout the city with a festive fireworks display each night.
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Brighton Old Ship Brighton
This business-friendly Brighton
hotel is situated near the beach, close to Brighton Pier, Brighton Sea
Life Centre, and Brighton Royal Pavilion. Also nearby are Brighton Beach
and Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. Barcelo Brighton Old Ship has a restaurant
and a bar/lounge. 24-hour room service is available. The property offers
wireless Internet access. Event facilities consist of a ballroom, conference
rooms, and banquet facilities. The staff can arrange wedding services,
dry cleaning/laundry services, express check-in, and express check-out.
Additional amenities include air conditioning in public areas and an elevator
This spa hotel is situated
near a Brighton beach, close to Brighton Centre, Churchill Square Shopping
Centre, and Brighton Beach. Also nearby are Brighton Royal Pavilion and
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. Hilton Brighton Metropole has a health
club, an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness facility. Hilton Brighton
Metropole features a full-service spa. Business amenities at this 4.0-star
property include a business center, meeting rooms for small groups, and
secretarial services. Hilton Brighton Metropole has a restaurant, a bar/lounge,
and a coffee shop/café. 24-hour room service is available.
Meeting the highest expectations
of seasoned travellers, the Kings Hotel Brighton offers an ideal location
for business and leisure patrons. Located close from the beach, this
hotel is prominently on the sea-front adjacent the famous West Pier. Within
walking distance is the Brighton Centre, The Royal Pavilion, Brighton pier,
the Laines as well as many fashionable shops and restaurants. The
Pebbles restaurant offers a brasserie style menu with dishes to suit all
tastes. The complete menu is available seven nights served in the comfortable
and modern restaurant, bar or as room service.
This Brighton property is
close to Brighton Sea Life Centre, Brighton Pier, and Brighton Royal Pavilion.
Also nearby are Brighton Museum and Art Gallery and Brighton Beach. The
hotel has a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café. 24-hour
room service is available. Business amenities include meeting rooms for
small groups, business services, and audio-visual equipment. Event facilities
consist of exhibit space, conference rooms, and banquet facilities. The
staff can arrange concierge services, wedding services, event catering,
and dry cleaning/laundry services. Additional amenities include 24-hour
room service, massage and treatment rooms, and laundry facilities.
Offering excellent accommodation
and contemporary service, this property is an ideal place for business
and leisure travellers. Located on Brighton's seafront, Ramada Hotel,
an impressive Regency style property, is situated in a varied culture and
cosmopolitan environment. The hotel is just a short stroll to fabulous
antique shops and the famous pier of fun and games. The hotel's onsite
restaurant, Arts Grill, serves modern Bistro food in stylish, contemporary
surroundings. Guests can enjoy a drink at the friendly Arts Bar, which
provides the perfect setting for relaxing at the end of the day.
Albion Hotel Brighton
The hotel has richest traditional
sense and enjoys a fantastic location just opposite the famous Brighton
Pier. All of Brighton's main tourist and commercial sites such as Brighton
Conference Centre, the Palace Pier and also Brighton Pavilion are just
a short walk away. For shopping enthusiasts, The Lanes is also nearby,
offering a huge variety of interesting shops selling fashion wear, jewellery,
antiques and gifts. The onsite Jenny's Restaurant is a uniquely
warm and friendly dining experience that is as popular with locals as much
as visiting guests. The Pavilion Bar at the hotel is an exceptional venue
for sharing great times with friends or colleagues.