DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

Kings Road

Overlooking the Brighton seafront, this historic hotel with modern interiors, built in 1890, is a short walk from the train station, The Brighton Centre. Brighton Palace Pier, the Royal Pavilion, and the boutiques and bars of The Lanes are all within a half-mile.


The hotel is a 15 minute walk from Brighton train station (all downhill on the way from station to hotel!)

Alternatively, a taxi rank is in operation just outside the train station. 5 minute drive.

The fastest direct travelling times from London to Brighton are:

  • London Victoria – 52 minutes (direct)
  • London Bridge – 58 minute (direct)
  • London St Pancras – 1 hour 16 minutes (direct)

The key operators to Brighton are Southern and Thameslink. Trains to Brighton arrive at the mainline station on Queens Road. Regular rail connections also serve Hove and take just a few minutes from Brighton.


A Taxi rank is located outside Brighton train station

Brighton Taxis                               01273 20 40 60 or 01903 24 24 24 

Streamline Taxis 202020                 01273 20 20 20 


Parking in Brighton is very expensive.  You are encouraged to please car share.

Hotel carpark

Located at the rear of the property. Note the address below.

St Margarets Place, BN1 2FD (Max height 1.8m)

Fees of £25 per 24 hours apply.


NCP carpark next to the hotel

Alternatively a NCP carpark is on the adjacent road.

Brighton Centre, Russell Road, Brighton, BN1 2DX

NCP £34.95 for 24 hours (cheaper though if you pay on the App). Please book ahead for best deals.

Electric Vehicle Charging Bays

If you have an electric car then you can park for free for up to three hours while your car is charging. There are electric charging bays across the city at Withdean Stadium, The Level, Bartholomews and Madeira Drive. For more details see:


The nearest airport is London Gatwick.

Trains to Brighton from Gatwick take approximately 30 minutes direct and run regularly. 

Alternatively, the journey is a 40 minute drive by taxi.