Brighton has so much to offer for couples, friends and families looking for a seaside getaway, with New Steine Hotel ideally located for visits to the beach, pier, shops, theatres and clubs. Check out some of our must-see suggestions below.
The beach and surrounding area play host to thousands of activities, especially in the summer, from sports competitions to simple fun with friends. Visit the British Airways i360 for a birds eye view of the city from high over the seafront. For the more adventurous, try The Brighton Zip – the longest zip ride in the south of the UK with a drop zone offering a 24m free-fall experience.
The Brighton Marine Palace and Pier, known locally as the Brighton Pier, is 1,722 feet long and is a Grade II listed building. Open from 10am every day (except Christmas day), the Pier has a variety of food stalls, a restaurant and three bars. There is a funfair which includes a rollercoaster and dodgems and the Super Booster, which carries people 125 feet high over the sea, before dropping at up to 60mph.
The Royal Pavilion
The Royal Pavilion is one of the most distinctive landmarks of Brighton & Hove. With its tea room, museum and exhibits, license for weddings and ceremonies, large dining and exhibition hall, guided tours and general ambience, this is a must see on any visit to Brighton. Rooms to visit include the Music Room, Banqueting Hall, Royal Bedrooms, The Great Kitchen, the Royal Reception Rooms and the Indian Military Hospital Gallery.
The Theatre Royal
The Theatre Royal is located just a 10 minute walk from the Hotel, so we offer a great overnight option for those extending their night out. And with pre-bookable pre-show dinners at our New Steine Bistro – you can’t go wrong. The theatre has a long tradition of offering the best quality shows, from West End plays, to comedies, musicals and the yearly spectacular that is the Christmas Panto.
The Brighton Dome
Also located within a 10 minute walk of the Hotel, we are the ideal location for visitors wishing to extend their stay whilst visiting. The Concert Hall, Corn Exchange and Pavilion Theatre at the Brighton Dome offer a wide selection of top quality music, theatre, dance and performance throughout the year.
Proud Cabaret brings a touch of exotic glamour to Brighton, offering luxury food and an unrivalled burlesque cabaret and music entertainment experience for everyone. Offering an extensive cocktail and wine list, glamorous décor, a decadent bar, boothed seating and dance floor to dance the night away, this is the place to be any weekend in Brighton. New Steine Hotel have teamed up with Proud Cabaret to offer an amazing package for groups or couples. Our package includes accommodation, bed & breakfast and the Proud Cabaret Show, 3 Course Meal and entry into the club night afterwards. Get in touch to book now.
The North Laines are a shopping zone, north of the main road – North Street. With shops on your left and right, this area is a cheerful stroll full of little alternative shops and eateries. You can find places for vegans and vegetarians, and many unique shops including antiques, art, architectural recovery, second-hand books, music, retro clothing, musical instruments and new age accessories. Frequented by both locals and tourists, you can also find a theatre and cinema called the Komedia and other entertainment venues. While enjoying the soul of the city, many street performers will accompany you with music, magic and performance.
The Lanes, South of The North Laines are a series of narrow twittens and alleyways jam-packed with unusual boutiques and independent shops. Here you will find many antique jewellery outlets, eccentric chocolate shops, emporiums, arts and antiques.
Check out our blog post on the best of shopping in Brighton for our top tips!
And there are some great beauty salons in town, from the Lanes Health & Beauty, The Treatment Rooms, Mirella Beauty Treatments at David Lloyd, sk:n, Derma Brighton and the Brighton Laser and Skin Clinic.
Do ask at reception for further information.