Our Brighton Waterfront hotel offers the perfect base to explore surrounding attractions and beyond. The thriving city is filled with a myriad of entertainment venues, lively bars, seaside attractions, cultural hubs, and more. Walk the promenade and take in the refreshing sea air, learn about the city’s rich fishing history, or enjoy the exciting rides of Brighton Pier – browse more things to see and do below!
Best Restaurant: Alfresco Bar and Restaurant overlooks the beach with sweeping views of the coastline, an elegant décor, and a menu of ‘modern Italian classics’.
Best Shopping: Brighton Marina is filled with specialist shops, galleries, gifts, food, and more in a picturesque quayside setting.
Best Kept Secret: Volk’s Electric Railway oozes heritage as the ‘world’s oldest operating railway’ offering a unique way to experience Brighton.
Theatre Royal Brighton
Housed in a Grade II listed building, the Theatre Royal Brighton is one of the oldest working theatres. The regency auditorium oozes heritage and offers visitors a traditional setting to catch a show. From ballet to musicals, there’s a variety of performances to enjoy – take a look at what’s on during your visit.
Theatre Royal Brighton is a seven-minute walk from our Brighton Waterfront Hotel.
An impressive Grade I listed building, Brighton Dome has a rich 200-year history from Royal stables to a military hospital. Today it offers an eclectic mix of performances, exhibitions, workshops, and more. Tour the venue, enjoy Philharmonic Orchestras, watch your favourite band, or laugh until it hurts with stand-up comedians – browse upcoming shows to plan a visit.
Our waterfront hotel is a six-minute walk from Brighton Dome.
The Brighton Centre
Jurys Inn is a short five-minute walk from The Brighton Centre.
Hosting ‘diverse arts and entertainment programmes’, Komedia is ‘Brighton’s premier live entertainment venue’. Bursting with comedy, music, cabaret, and children’s theatre, there is a unique mix of performances. Explore their programme for upcoming shows.
Komedia is a ten-minute walk from our Brighton Waterfront Hotel.
Offering panoramic views of Brighton coastline, city centre, and iconic landmarks, the Brighton Wheel takes visitors 50m above sea level for a unique experience. Your ‘sky voyage’ comes with a commentary guide of Brighton and Hove’s heritage narrated by comedian Steve Coogan, and if you wish, you can book a champagne or wine experience as a couple. Onsite, tickets cost £8 for adults and £6.50 for children, discount prices are available with online booking.
Brighton Wheel is a short six-minute walk from Jurys Inn’s waterfront hotel.
South Downs National Park
Under a half hour drive from Brighton’s coast, the South Downs National Park offers an impressive landscape for adventure lovers to explore. Whether walking, cycling, horse riding, or driving the country lanes, footpaths or fields, the South Downs is home to a myriad of wildlife, visitor attractions and activities, tranquil scenery, quaint market towns, lakes, rivers, and more.
Browse the South Downs attractions map to plan a visit.
Sea Life Brighton
Travel under the water with a trip to Sea Life Brighton! Home of a myriad of underwater creatures, Sea Life lets you explore the world of turtles, rays, octopus, a shark, and more. There’s an interactive rockpool allowing visitors to touch a crab or starfish, a ‘behind the scenes tour’, a Rainforest Adventure area, as well as talks and feeding demonstrations to learn more about the fascinating sea life, making this a great day out for all the family.
With nearly 1,000 years of history, this impressive castle has many tales to tell! Situated on a hill, Arundel Castle affords breath-taking views of the South Downs National Park and the River Arun, as well as being home to beautiful walled gardens, glass houses, rose garden, organic kitchen garden, and more. Exploring the interior offers fine examples of its history in the décor, artwork, armoury collection, intricate Regency design of the library, and more.
Open March to October, Arundel Castle is a great summer day out exploring beyond Brighton. Most of the attractions are open 10am-5pm but check times before visiting, and ticket prices depend on which castle attractions you would like to see. The castle is a 40-minute drive from Jurys Inn.
Explore the exotic 18th Century Royal Pavilion - one of Brighton’s truly unique gems! Bursting with Indian, Asian, and European influences from the architecture to the interior design, the Royal Pavilion is a magnificent discovery as you browse the artwork, unusual furniture and objects, and grand royal bedrooms.
Peruse the Music Room, the Great Kitchen, Banqueting Room, Prince Regent Gallery, Garden and Estate, and more, just a five-minute walk from our waterfront hotel.
Brighton Fishing Museum
Learn about Brighton’s rich fishing history and heritage as you explore the Brighton Fishing Museum. Browse photographs, artefacts, paintings, memorabilia, and even a 27 foot traditional Sussex clinker fishing boat. The museum is found in the thriving fishing quarter which is full of character and has plenty of things to see and do, including a Punch and Judy Show and the Fishing Quarter Gallery.
The fishing museum is a brief two-minute walk from our Brighton Waterfront Hotel.
Old Police Cells Museum
The Old Police Cells Museum offers something a little different for those looking for a Brighton hidden gem. The free guided tour is both informative and funny with friendly, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable guides. Found in the basement under the town hall, there are plenty of artefacts to see, from old police uniforms to equipment, chains, and latrines!
Jurys Inn is a short two-minute walk from the Old Police Cell Museum.
A fantastic 200m long stretch of the lower esplanade, the Artist’s Quarter is a fantastic place to explore a range of art from sculptures and mirrors to paintings, ceramics, jewellery, and more.
The Artist’s Quarter is a ten-minute stroll from our hotel.
The colourful and ‘electric’ North Laine is a popular spot for some retail therapy, bursting with boutiques and independent stores, cafés and more.
North Laine is a leisurely ten-minute walk from our waterfront hotel.
Churchill Square Shopping Centre
Filled with your favourite big brand stores, from Lego to Monsoon and Levi’s, Churchill Square Shopping Centre is perfect for a little window shopping or ‘me time’ shopping spree!
Churchill Square Shopping Centre is a ten-minute walk from our Brighton Waterfront Hotel.
For further city centre attractions, browse our Brighton city guide.