Exterior , The Old Ship Hotel , 38 Kings Road , Brighton , Brightons Oldest Hote ...
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Description: Exterior , The Old Ship Hotel , 38 Kings Road , Brighton , Brightons oldest hotel , where English novelist Charles Dickens stayed in 1841 , and worked on his novel Barnaby Rudge , Byron and Sir Winston Churchill also stayed here . Virtuoso violinist Nicolo Paganini played a recital in the ballroom here in 1831 . Novelist William makepeace Thackeray wrote some of the early numbers of Vanity Fair at the Old Ship Inn : Brighton , that always looks brisk , gay , and gaudy , like a harlequins jacket .