Starlings Guest House

12 Upper Rock GardensBrightonBN2 1QEUnited Kingdom
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About Starlings Guest House

Located in the Kemptown conservation area (Brighton’s gay village), Starlings Guest House is a three-star gay-friendly property with six letting rooms. Nearby attractions include Brighton Beach and Pier.

Four of the rooms offer full en-suite facilities while the other two offer showering facilities and access to a shared toilet. Amenities in the rooms include flat-screen TVs and hospitality trays.

Facilities at Starlings Guest House include luggage storage and complimentary Wi-Fi. The property is smoke-free throughout. Pets and children (under the age of ten) cannot be accommodated.

The complimentary breakfast includes a variety of toast, cereals, and yoghurt as well as a freshly cooked full English. Vegan and vegetarian options are available.

This B&B lies within a ten-minute walk of Volk’s Railway and the Sea Life Centre, within a 15-minute walk of Brighton Dome and the Royal Pavilion, and a ten-minute drive from shopping at Churchill Square.


12 Upper Rock Gardens, Brighton, BN2 1QE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273692677 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Excellent location

Guests have consistently appreciated the location of this B&B, finding the setting in the heart of the gay village attractive and within easy reach of shops, bars, and dining spots. The proximity of the beach and seafront has also proved popular.

Welcoming hosts

Julie and Melina, owners and hosts at this Brighton B&B, attract plenty of positive feedback from guests. This couple is found to be friendly and welcoming and happy to help with any questions about the local area. The excellent hospitality extends to breakfast time when service comes with a smile.

Good quality rooms and shared areas

Overall, guests have found the rooms here are of a great standard. The accommodation is frequently described as clean, with guests also noting that the beds are comfortable and that the Wi-Fi is reliable. Positive feedback also extends to the newly refurbished breakfast room which is clean and inviting.

Negative Reviews

Occasional disappointments

Feedback for this B&B in Brighton generally attracts very positive feedback. If there are negatives, it is that guests occasionally mention that they found their room a little on the small side. Guests also comment that some form of air-conditioning would be welcome, especially in rooms where windows are limited.

Rating Overview

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9.2 out of 10 based on 229 reviews