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Top 10 dog friendly hotels in Brighton, UK

Top 10 dog friendly hotels in Brighton, UK

We look at our favourite dog friendly hotels in the South Coast seaside town of Brighton in the U.K. Good for using alongside our guide to the best Dog Friendly Pubs in Brighton.


1. The Oriental

The Oriental

The Oriental is an historical Grade II listed property which is full of character and charm.

Luna the house pooch loves a bit of lounge-action, so there’s great company for us dogs. Only certain rooms are dog friendly, so give them a bell before booking (01273 205050).  Dog owners are asked to bring their own bedding, food bowls and other doggy bits and bobs.

There’s lots of dog friendly sections of beach near by the hotel and several local pubs and cafés also allow us hounds. The hotel even had a dog friendly handout if you drop the hotel an email!

2. The Old Ship Hotel

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The Old Ship

The historic Old Ship Hotel is a great dog friendly destination located around the corner from the iconic seafront and moments from the Pavilion and Pier. It has stunning panoramic sea views, individually designed bedrooms, a resident’s gym and its own restaurant, The Wardroom, overlooking the beach.

Us canines are treated so well with warm welcomes, treats, a doggy bed, a bowl and more.

3. Rose Cottage

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Rose Cottage

Rose Cottage is a charming, two-bedroom semi-detached character cottage is in the lovely village of Rottingdean and is less than 5-minute walk from the sea.

This cottage is ideal for small children and us dogs as it has an enclosed lawned garden. It has character features such as beams and an open fire, and feels very homely. It also has a shop and a restaurant less than 100 yards away.

Rottingdean is located near to Brighton, Arundel Castle and the glorious South Downs. If there’s a bigger party, you can also book Garden Cottage nearby which accommodates up to eight guests.

4. Buckingham Garden

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Buckingham Garden

Centrally located, Buckingham Garden flat is a gem. Located on a quiet road in a conservation area in central Brighton this stunning apartment is just a 5 minute walk from the mainline train station and a 10 minute walk to the Laines – meaning you have everything you need on your doorstep.

The flat itself is bright, spacious, and welcoming and offers comfortable accommodation for up to four guests with use of its comfortable sofa bed, and its lovely patio garden is an added bonus for us furry friends.

5. The Artist Residence

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The Artist Residence

The Artist Residence is a quirky boutique hotel in the colourful lanes of the historic town.

Located in Regency Square, it’s right near West Pier with wonderful sea views. Very much in the spirit of the town, Artist Residence has an artsy feel and each of the stylish bedrooms features original artwork by local artists.

The residence offers a cocktail bar and has its very own 20-seater restaurant, The Set, which offers a warm welcome to furry friends at breakfast time.

6. Honeysuckle Cottage

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This attractive 18th century, end of terrace, 2-bed cottage – Honeysuckle Cottage – has its own secluded and enclosed garden and is in a very quiet location overlooking the village church. Quite a good place if you have a barker of a dog!

It’s approximately three miles from the centre of Brighton and you don’t have to wonder far – just ¼ of a mile – to find a shop and a pub locally.

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7. The Copper House

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The Copper House

The Copper House this period house can accommodate up to 10 people with its 5 bedrooms. It has some gorgeous classic features and marries them well to modern amenities, like the fully equipped kitchen with Belfast sink, stylish bathing facilities and the Smart TV with Sky package and accompanying Wi-Fi. The kitchen leads up to a dining area with a table and benches, which in turn opens out onto a pleasant courtyard garden.

8. The Brighton Hotel

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The Brighton Hotel

The Grade II listed The Brighton Hotel  is one of the most charming hotels in Brighton where you are guaranteed a warm and personal welcome. It is located on the seafront directly opposite the famous Brighton Bandstand and very close to the West Pier

Warm rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, and tea and coffee-making equipment. Some have sea views.  Access to a spa at a sister hotel is complimentary. A relaxed restaurant, a piano bar, and a lounge that serves snacks 24/7 all feature sea views; breakfast and weekend afternoon tea are available.

9. White Horse

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White Horse

On the edge of the sweeping South Downs, this is an ideal place to spend a day with us four-legged friends. The dog friendly White Horse sits on a cliff looking out across the English Channel. The hotel is located just outside Brighton city centre in the peaceful village of Rottingdean.

It’s housed within a historic 1930s building, dog friendly rooms are available on request, so you’ll need to ask for these when you book. The hotel makes the most of its prime position with views that look out to sea or across the rolling chalk hills and woodland of the nearby national park .

10. Patio Flat

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This spacious, lower ground patio flat has a welcoming, pretty blue front door and is located in a residential area of Brighton. Recently refurbished to a high standard, it’s a welcoming space for a couple or a small family looking to spend some quality time together.

Its bright bedroom boasts a large double bed and its open plan living / dining room welcomes you in for an evening in front of the TV. Al fresco dining can be enjoyed in its pretty private patio garden and the kitchen is well stocked with everything you will need during your stay. Us doggies are allowed too.