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Set in the heart of one of the most eclectic and vibrant seafronts in the UK, Hilton Brighton Metropole perfectly captures the character of this much-loved city. The hotel has recently undergone a £26 million pound refurbishment which has modernised the property, while still retaining its classic Victorian elegance and charm.

But even with gorgeous contemporary touches, the heritage and character of the hotel shines through. With a 125 year history, it would be impossible for it not to. You’ll immediately notice the original architectural features and the marble staircase that dates from 1890. And famously, Hilton are proud to say Winston Churchill was a guest and dined at the hotel after WWII.

All areas of the hotel have been refurbished over the past year, from their guest-rooms to public areas and event spaces. Their guest-rooms now have a calm and contemporary feel to them, boasting in earthy colours and natural light. The refurbishment also saw the introduction of a brand new Presidential Suite, and it is as grand as it sounds. A three bedrooms suite with a dining/living area, each room also has its own balcony to enjoy unbeatable views overlooking the vibrant Brighton seafront.

The Hilton Brighton Metropole is much more than just a hotel, it is somewhere to eat drink and unwind in one of its many outlets. The grand 1890 At The Met Restaurant offers unbeatable sea views whilst you dine. With their traditional Sunday Lunch or their immersive fun-dining experience, Le Petit Chef, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

The Metropole Bar and Terrace is the ideal setting for any occasion: with an air of timeless glamour and stunning sea views, it is a great place to relax and take in one of the world’s best sunsets. Drag yourself into the Brighton scene with their monthly Drag Brunch, enjoy 90 minutes of bottomless Prosecco and a two course brunch menu whilst you are immersed into the world of drag by their three resident drag queens. You can also join in with the show and enjoy their special edition drag cocktails, each inspired by the fabulous queens. Throughout the week you can enjoy a Bottomless Brunch, Traditional Afternoon Tea and their magnificent cocktail menu.

Their onsite fitness centre, LivingWell, offers the perfect relaxation and fitness amenities to both guests of the hotel as well as the public. Its facilities include, an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, as well as a fully equipped gym. 2023 saw the introduction of their brand new onsite spa, PURE Spa Brighton. Offering a variety of treatments, from massages to beauty treatments.

Did you know that Hilton Metropole Brighton is the largest residential events and conferencing venue in the South East? Equipped with 24 flexible event rooms that have a total of 5,000 square metres of space, they can hold up to 3,000 guests. The unique spaces come in all different shapes and sizes, perfect for any type of event, including a converted 1819 chapel. They have meeting packages, on-property tech support, cargo entrances, and creative breaks.

Their staff top picks for Brighton Fringe festival definitely includes the Spiegeltent! It’s a great space to catch up after work and enjoy being outdoor at the beginning of the summer. With its variety of food, drinks and music there’s something there for everyone in the team to enjoy. Rosa, one of their Events Managers, loves the great atmosphere of Spiegeltent and all of the outside benches.

A few years ago the Hilton Brighton Metropole took part in a dance competition with MyCharleston to raise money for charity. Sol, their Sales Manager, has good memories of this competition and winning! “Brighton Fringe is a great way to try something new that you would never normally try”.

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