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Portland Place a Beautiful Regency Apartment With Sea Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Luxury Self Catering Apartment. Sleeps 4. Close To All Attractions

Portland place, Rent a beautiful Regency apartment with Sea Views.

An elegant Grade 2 Listed Regency 1st floor balcony apartment offering spectacular views across to the sea, it is in one of Brighton's premier addresses in the sought-after location of Kemp Town. A leisurely stroll to central Brighton and the Marina, it is set in a quiet residential road, next to the sea, with the restaurants, delis, coffee shops and tea rooms of Kemp Town village around the corner.

Perfect for theatre and romantic breaks, and close to the Pier and Royal Pavilion, theatres, and shopping in the Lanes.

Sleeping up to 4 people, the 2-bedroom property is full of period features included a full length balcony accessed through floor to ceiling French windows. Fantastic spot to look out to sea or watch the world go by and enjoy a cup of coffee at the bistro style table and chairs. The apartment is furnished to a high standard with Wi-fi, Freeview TV in all rooms. There is a beautifully appointed kitchen and luxury bathroom.

•Full length balcony with Sea Views

•Sleeps 4 (please note: the 2nd bedroom has a smaller 4' double bed. if this is too small to share, the king size sofa bed is available to use)

•Completely refurbished

•Leather sofas (one is a complimentary double sofa bed)

•Wireless internet

•Freeview TV/DVD in all rooms

•iPod Player

Access Information

First Floor Balcony apartment accessed via a flight of stairs. Small flight of stairs within the apartment.

The original Juliet balcony is low by modern standards. Clients use the balcony at their own risk and should exercise caution especially with young children.

Parking Information

Limited number of visitor parking permits available to book with the property at £10 per day, please reserve at time of booking to avoid disappointment.

Not suitable for Hen/Stag parties/Young single gender groups

Minimum 3 night stay

Portland Place is an elegant Regency balcony apartment, balcony Sea Views, 2 bedrooms. Sleeps max 4. Completely refurbished with gorgeous bathroom and kitchen . Located in Brighton's bohemian Kemp Town. Minutes from the Beach, Pier and Brighton lanes. Quiet & central.

BOOKED? See our other lovely holiday apartment, Burlington Beach Pad - newly refurbished, Homeaway property number 1406787, plenty of availability at the moment as it has just gone online!

More Details

About Us

Paul Johnston
Dovetail cottage, West street
PO 7 4SN Hambledon
VAT Reg No

Paul & Laura Johnston
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About Paul & Laura Johnston

Laura and Paul Johnston - love Brighton and always have!

Paul & Laura Johnston purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Paul & Laura Johnston chose East Sussex

Amazing relaxing feel the minute we step in the door. Sitting on the balcony and watching the world go by. Walking out of the door and into Kemptown village for provisions, or walking down to the seafront for a picnic with a bottle of wine. It's perfect!

What makes this apartment unique

Close to everything great about Brighton, but a quiet and peaceful spot just a little removed from the noise and hustle and bustle.

Guestbook comments from the owner


5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday for a stay in June 2015 NEW

We stayed here for the weekend while down at a festival, and couldn't fault a single thing with the apartment. Stunning apartment in an ideal location. The weather was perfect so we got a stunning view from the balcony each morning. Would highly recommend staying here.
Jun 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kemptown in Sussex

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Luxury hotel standard
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Lounge - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sofa bed for 2 adults
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 4' bed (small double) suitable for 1 adult or 2 children
    Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Large 5' double bed - suitable 2 adults
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

Portland Place a Beautiful Regency Apartment With Sea Views
average rating of 4.4827585 based on 36 reviews

Lovely apartment and well located

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely few days. The apartment was really well equipped and very comfortable. Picking up keys was easy and everything in the place worked. It is also well located - not in the centre of town but a nice 10-15 minute walk along the beach or through Kemp Town. Lots of places to eat and well serviced with coffee shops and bakeries etc. We would stay here again and recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Best rental in Brighton so far

  • 5 of 5

This has been our third vacation rental in the Brighton area and out of the three this has been the top one.

Great communication with the owners and with property management.

Hassle free check-in and check-out, online payment available.

The unit is well kept and clean and simply has everything as advertised, great views from the balcony included.

If you are using your own vehicle, getting parking permits from the owners is highly recommended.

Although even with a parking permit it can be a challenge to find a spot close by.

Thanks again and we will certainly book this unit again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable flat in Brighton.

  • 3 of 5

This flat was very comfortable for the three weeks we stayed. Loved the morning sunlight we got through the large windows whilst having our breakfast. The view was lovely from the balcony, pity it was always too cold. There was always hot water in the shower and this is a must for myself and my family. The kitchen needed up dating and some of the pans were wore out and too old. The central heating worked really well throughout the flat except in the bedrooms, especially the main bedroom. There was a small electrical heater in the main bedroom but this was not enough. I did mention this to the people in charge and they informed me that a plumber would come to check, but they never did. Also the flat is too far from the Centre. There are nice shops around, but I would have rather been closer to the Centre. Also the cleaners only came once and because I inquired. They changed the towels and didn't do much. I would have thought that for a stay as long as we stayed we should have had our towels changed more often. I hope all of this information helps.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, Many thanks for your review, and for giving us the opportunity to respond to your comments. February this year was definitely a very cold month to visit the UK from the warmer climes you come from. As you said the apartment is warm and there is always plenty of hot water, but I am very sorry you had the problem with the bedroom heating. Our property manager did act promptly and despatched a heating engineer, who rebalanced and checked the heating and we received an invoice for this work, but perhaps they attended the property whilst you were out, to avoid disruption for you. With regard to the mid stay clean, unfortunately the property management company did make a mix up with this and it was a couple of days late. We have addressed this problem for future guests, so thank you very much for raising it, it was not acceptable. The kitchen pans are only a couple of years old but we have taken on board your comments and will replace them if you feel this is not acceptable. It is important to us that our guests feel they are receiving a quality service. Finally you mentioned the location of the apartment. Most of our guests choose Portland Place because it is in a prestigious neighbourhood of Brighton and whilst only a 15 minute stroll or 2 minute taxi ride from the centre, it is away from the noisy late night revelry of Stag and Hen parties which can go on till the early hours nearer to the centre, and which can be disruptive to many especially families. Once again thank you very much for taking the time to review our holiday apartment, whilst we can’t change the location we can certainly attend to the other issues for future guests. Kind regards Paul and Laura
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Romford, Essex

Beautiful apartment in quiet area. Minutes from the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Portland Place for the long Bank Holiday Weekend. Beautiful, well equipped apartment in a lovely quiet area but just a 20 minute walk from the hustle and bustle of Brighton. Whilst there we visited the Pavilion( the chandelier in the banqueting room- wow), the pier, the Sea Life Centre (the glass bottom boat is a must) and many amazing places to eat! So much choice. We absolutely loved North Laine and bought some great gifts there. The Apartment is perfect for a family with young children or a couple. My children do not like sharing a bed, so we had the sofa bed made up in the living room for us. Excellent communication from the owners and very quick to refund the deposit. We will definitely come back again and highly recommend Portland Place.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Real Brighton experience

  • 5 of 5

We loved the appartment. It was in a great location. We would stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A convenient location away from the centre of Brighton

  • 3 of 5

Winter is npot the best time of year to review an English seaside hoiliday apartment. However, 10 Portland Place would be ideal for a couple and a child. A location yards from the sea front, within easy access of exce;llenbt public transport and an efficient taxi service to the centre of Brighton minutes away makes this a good location. The local shops in the adjacent St George's Road provide most things necessary for day to day requirements and the local patisserie is excellent.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest Many thanks for your review. As a family business providing quality self catering accommodation in the heart of Brighton, we try very hard to create a nice 'home from home' for our guests. As you mention winter in the UK is not the best time to experience a seaside holiday, however as a city break there is plenty to enjoy in Brighton even during the winter (if not the weather!). We do hope your 3 star rating reflects the weather rather than the accommodation on this occasion, please let us know if there was anything specific that we can improve on! kind regards Paul and Laura
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Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Car: not necessary

There's so much to do in Brighton and Hove you'll never be stuck for something to do.

From the stunning Royal Pavilion and Regency architecture to award winning restaurants and boutique hotels; hearty walks on the South Downs to great museums, art galleries, nightlife and shopping, Brighton is a treasure trove of things to do and places to go.

go to www.visitbrighton.com for details


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Kemptown, Sussex

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Feb Half Term 2017
17 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
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24 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
28 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
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3 Mar 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
31 Mar 2017 - 2 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
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20 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
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31 Oct 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
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18 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

All rentals assume that the arrival/departure will be between Monday and Friday. Saturday changeovers may incur an additional charge - we will let you know asap if this is the case, thanks.
Please ensure that you have suitable travel insurance. In the event of a cancellation (especially at short notice) we will be unable to offer a refund of rental fees paid in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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