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Essex, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited Brighton for a couple of days and couldn't have asked for a better base for us to stay. We felt very welcome and the location is great! Also the bed is extremely comfortable. Thumbs up from the both of us.

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We have spent 2 nights at the Bow street runner. Accommodation is very comfortable and clean. Sue and all her staff are lovely and made us feel so very welcome as did all the pub regulars. A lovely place to stay and we will definitely be back next year.

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Luton, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stayed at The Bow Street Runner for the third consecutive year on Saturday. That really endorses what a fabulous place to stay this is...feels like coming home !. Everyone was, as always so friendly and welcoming..including the 'locals'. Rooms were very clean and well equipped with lovely little touches.orange juice and fresh milk and REAL butter in the mini... More 

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We are local and walk the dog nearby. The welcome and traditional local feel is not often found these days but if that is what you want visit the fantastic Bow Street Runner. Doggy friendly which is always and bonus in the centre of Brighton. You will leave with a smile.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Loved the location, the privacy and the fabulous welcome. It's lovely to stay somewhere so central yet so private and personable. The bar area was friendly and vibrant (well they were getting ready for a busy Pride weekend). Having lived in Brighton for many years and then moving away it was lovely to be central and able to come and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We booked here for a 3 night stay with friends and had rooms 2 and 3 on the top floor. There was a lovely welcome from the owner and staff and the room was very clean. A drink in the evening in the bar before and after some fantastic meals up on Western Road was a most enjoyable experience. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night for our anniversary. We had a few drinks in the pub below which was so friendly, everyone was inviting even the resident dog came over for belly tickles. I would recommend this B&B to any of my friends and family, such a reasonable price also.

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Church Gresley
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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Returning to this lovely b+b after 4 years and pleasantly surprised to see nothing had changed! The landlady sue and her staff all very welcoming, the rooms clean and comfortable and a good pint at the bar! The location of this pub is perfect for the beach and the lanes are not far away with some lovely restaurants and quirky... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Had a brilliant stay at The Bow Street Runner. Lovely couple that own it and make you feel extremely welcome, very reasonably priced, comfy beds with a traditional pub underneath that was right up our street! The personal touches here didn't go unnoticed - they supplied us with a continental breakfast in the room which wasn't included in the reservation.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Lone female traveler enjoyed staying at the Bow Street Runner, which is small but perfectly formed! Very clean rooms and friendly staff. Great location for cafés, restaurants and the beach. Is also just up the street from Burger Off!

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small traditional pub in a side street of Hove just off of the main thoroughfare that links Brighton and Hove, the pub has no food, no Sky TV, no loud music and no gaming machines, just a pub, BLISS! Originally called the Station Inn the earliest record as a pub was 1867 and was originally the Brunswick Police and Fire Station hence the name. There is a stark difference between the old pub and the modern guest rooms. I took the pub over in 2010 and converted the living accommodation to 3 en-suite rooms. I am helped by a great team, our manager Warren, Gervase, Maggie, Kevin and Simon in the bar and Wendy with the rooms. They all make our guests welcome as do our pub customers and Beau (our dog). Unfortunately, due to the age and nature of the property, access for some people may be difficult. If you have any special needs please give us a call to find out if we are able to accommodate you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bow Street Runner

Address: 62 Brunswick Street West, Hove BN3 1EL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Brighton and Hove > Hove
Price Range: RM268 - RM558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Rooms on top floor quiet but be prepared for narrow stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles JSM661, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Have stayed in all 3 rooms..all equally as good !”
 of 5 bubbles SallyW207, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the second floor at the front (No3).”
 of 5 bubbles MrStuffy65, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room on the top floor is very quiet and all alone, the other 2 rooms are a floor below.”
 of 5 bubbles JudithMc66, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Fair price.”
 of 5 bubbles MannersWatts, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
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