The Old Ship Hotel

The Old Ship Hotel

Smack bang on the seafront, The Old Ship Hotel in Brighton hotel abounds in history, with parts of the building dating back to Tudor times. These days, with its wonderful blend of character, style and all mod cons, it makes the perfect setting for your corporate or business function.

The Old Ship Hotel, with its gorgeous sea views, is an ideal place to impress your business guests, no matter what size your event is. There are 12 fabulously designed meeting rooms, with the largest, the splendid Paganini Ballroom seating up to 250 delegates in theatre style, and smaller rooms perfect for board meetings or interviews. The rooms are entirely flexible with regard to layout and embellishment; any theme you have in mind can be accommodated, and up to the minute audio-visual equipment is provided, along with staging and lighting to suit your event.

With heaps of traditional character blended with modern charm, this iconic hotel is the perfect venue for your dream wedding; imagine your guests enjoying a delicious wedding breakfast in the romantic grandeur of the Ballroom, or in fact, any of the smaller rooms available for hire. There will be an experienced team member at hand to help organise every tiny detail and ensure all runs perfectly.

Many of the 154 rooms have sea views and boast interiors combining elegance and contemporary style. Complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, and easy chair and table are standard.

The in-house Steak-on-Sea Restaurant is an ever-popular place for diners, with tantalising seasonal menus, and the Steak-on-Sea Bar is a hit for lighter meals and snacks. And if you over indulge, you can work off any excess in the residents only gym.

Venue The Old Ship Hotel
Capacity 250 guests
Address Kings Road
East Sussex
Booking Enquiries 0845 862 6677
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Packages & Offers (3)

The Old Ship Hotel - Christmas Parties

Christmas Parties

  • Guests: 180 max
  • Price: from £39.95 per person
  • Description & Details

    Shared and private Christmas parties available to book now. Package details: 3 Course Dinner Mince pies and coffee Half Bottle Wine pp Dj until 1AM Cash bar facility (package without wine £34.95pp)

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The Old Ship Hotel - Daily Delegate Rate

Daily Delegate Rate

  • Guests: 180 max
  • Price: from £35.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Your main meeting room hire Morning breaks with healthy, savoury or sweet treats 2 Course Lunch Afternoon break, naughty but nice, natural sugars to give you a boost Flip chart and pens in your room Projector screen Mineral water and sweets on your meeting room table Use of a TV and video/DVD A stationery box in your meeting room with everything you need Hotel Facilities Phones in all rooms Tea and Coffee in all rooms Computer Hookup in all rooms Earliest Check-in 14:00 Latest Check-in 24:00 Computer access points in public areas Wireless Internet in public areas Disabled Facilities Leisure Facilities

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The Old Ship Hotel - Wedding Package

Wedding Package

  • Guests: 200 max
  • Price: from £70.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Your wedding package includes: Services of our dedicated Wedding Co-ordinator Red carpet welcome Glass of champagne for the Bride and Groom on arrival Master of Ceremonies White table linen and napkins Printed menus, name cards and table plan Complimentary menu tasting for the happy couple Use of cake stand and knife - The knife may be taken home as a memento of your day Dance floor hire included with all evening reception room hire Complimentary wedding night accommodation for the Bride and Groom with breakfast in bed Reduced accommodation rates for your guests VAT and all service charges

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Rooms & Event Spaces (7)

Paganini Suite - The Old Ship Hotel

Paganini Suite

  • Max Capacity: 250
  • Full Details

    Restored to its Regency splender, the room is spacious with high ceilings. Access to the room is either via the Regency foyer or direct access from Ship Street via a grand staircase.


    • Reception: 250
    • Dinner & Dance: 150
    • Formal Dining: 180
    • Cabaret: 120
    • Theatre: 250
    • Classroom: 100
    • U-Shape: 150
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Regency Suite - The Old Ship Hotel

Regency Suite

  • Max Capacity: 120
  • Full Details

    A beautiful large room with ornate ceiling details in keeping with the Regency style.


    • Reception: 120
    • Dinner & Dance: 80
    • Formal Dining: 50
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 60
    • Theatre: 120
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Tudor Room - The Old Ship Hotel

Tudor Room

  • Max Capacity: 70
  • Full Details

    Perfect for Intimate weddings or a small private dinner with a stone fireplace and Tudor beams.


    • Reception: 70
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 40
    • Theatre: 70
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The Gresham - The Old Ship Hotel

The Gresham

  • Max Capacity: 60
  • Full Details

    Beautiful room for conference, dining and receptions.


    • Reception: 60
    • Formal Dining: 50
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 40
    • Theatre: 60
    • Classroom: 25
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Fecamp Lounge - The Old Ship Hotel

Fecamp Lounge

  • Max Capacity: 50
  • Full Details

    Located on the ground floor at the front of the hotel you can take your vows whilst overlooking the sea. Perfect for intimate ceremonies.


    • Reception: 50
    • Formal Dining: 30
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 30
    • Theatre: 50
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The Cellar - The Old Ship Hotel

The Cellar

  • Max Capacity: 28
  • Full Details

    Unique space for private dinners.


    • Reception: 28
    • Formal Dining: 28
    • Meeting / Boardroom: 28
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Boardroom - The Old Ship Hotel


  • Max Capacity: 20

Venue Features (14)

  • AV Equipment
  • Accommodation
  • Disability Access
  • Family / Children Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Smoking Area
  • Training Specialists
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access