Report this comment
  • ""It was subsequently used as offices from 1929 to 2003".

    Oh come on you can do better than that it was COUNCIL OFFICES"
  • This field is mandatory
  • This field is mandatory
  • Please note we will not accept reports with HTML tags or URLs in them.

  • Enter the above word in the box below

Brighton hotel in hands of the receiver

The Royal York Hotel in Old Steine

The Royal York Hotel in Old Steine

First published in News by

A landmark Brighton hotel has fallen into the hands of the receiver.

The Royal York Hotel in Old Steine, Brighton, has been placed into administration by the owner, MAX Hotels (York) Ltd.

The administration is being handled by RSM Tenon.

It is open for business while a buyer is sought and is currently being operated by London-based Convivial Management Solutions.

In April 2009 the 59-room hotel was branded under the prestigious Radisson Blu banner by the international chain the Rezidor Group.

But the group subsequently dropped its association with the hotel.

It was later rebranded as The MAX Hotel at Royal York Buildings when it was bought by Max Hotels.

David Glover, a director at the Imperial Property Group, the parent company of Max hotels, said difficult trading conditions had forced the company to put the property into administration.

He said: “It is very sad but we were unable to keep the hotel going in the current economic climate.

"RSM Tenon is looking for a buyer and hopes to sell it as a going concern.”

The property was built in 1771 as private homes and was converted into a hotel in 1819.

It was subsequently used as offices from 1929 to 2003.

In 2007, the property underwent a complete renovation and regained its status as one of the city’s most prominent hotels.

Its key selling point is its location within a stone’s throw of the Palace Pier, the Royal Pavilion and The Lanes.

Comments (7)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree