Bustling and Vibrant and Brighton – stay at Griffin Guest House

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 08-02-2011

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Brighton is undoubtedly one of the most colourful, vibrant and creative cities in the UK, if not Europe. It has grown beyond its Regency heritage into a cosmopolitan, fun, energetic, unique, historic, young, exotic and free-spirited city on the south coast of England.For visitors to Brighton there is so much to see and do for young an old. For visitors to Brighton, East Sussex there is so much to see and do for young an old.

Built for the Prince of Wales the wonderfully decadent Royal Pavilion is a must see and is just as impressive oriental and exotic inspired interior.  Next stop is the old shopping streets known as the Lanes where you will find antique shops, designer shops, bars and restuarants in these narrow streets. The North Laine area has grown significantly in recent years incorporating theatres, bars and restaurants, arts and becoming the centre of the vibrant metropolitan nightlife.

The seafront itself is dominated by entertainment complexes and hotels, including the Grand Hotel, and the developed Brighton Pier that now includes amusement rides and bars.  The remains of the West Pier can still be seen.

Just an hour from London, Brighton is also close to the South Downs and so you are only a short drive from the peaceful countryside.

If you are looking to stay in the centre of Brighton, then look no further than the Griffin Guest House in the popular central area of Kemp Town. The Griffin is a Georgian Townhouse in the heart of Brighton, East Sussex,  just a few yards from St. James St. and also just off the seafront, you can be on the Pier in less than two minutes.

The Griffin has undergone a thorough renovation in recent times and offers clean modern accommodation, lodged in a charming building dating from 1760, the hotel has nine rooms, each with its own en suite Whirlpool bath or shower.

Brilliant Brighton in Sussex – stay at George IV

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 22-07-2010

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Brighton on the south coast of England has so much to offer whether you are looking for a short break or a longer holiday.  A wonderfully vibrant and colourful cities that manages to be Cosmopolitan, compact, energetic, unique, fun, lively, historic, young, exotic and free-spirited… all at the same time!

Just 50 miles from London and nestling between the South Downs & the sea on the stunning Sussex south coast, Brighton offers everything from Regency heritage to beachfront cool.

If you are thinking culture and Regency heritage check out the Royal Pavilion (the seaside palace of Prince Regent – George IV), the famous shopping ‘Laines’ and the spectacular Regency sea front promenade.  If you are looking for a mediterranean feel, head for the Brighton Marina that has a huge range of bars and restaurants along the boardwalk.  If you are just looking to chill out and relax try the beach, pier or one of the cities many parks.

Brighton also has a thriving nightlife with clubs and pubs in the town – a particular favourite for wedding hen and stag parties.  For more cultured entertainment there are great venues including the Theatre Royal, Brighton Dome and the Brighton Centre.  There are also cinema in the city centre and at the Marina.

If you are looking for accommodation in Brighton, East Sussex check out George IV which is a delightful eight-bedroom guesthouse.  Situated in one of the best settings in Brighton, on a lovely square looking down to the sea. The spacious sea-facing rooms offer incredible views, while the stunning balcony room has a wow factor like no other wow factor. All the rooms are spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated, and the vibe is relaxed.