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St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast

81 Pevensey Road | St. Leonards on Sea, Hastings TN38 0LR, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

What a surprise. We arrived at 5pm and were invited for tea and cake in the beautiful garden. The rooms are fantastic. I can't imagine what it took to get them that way and what it takes to maintain this astonishing house. My deepest respect. When you have the chance to stay there, take it.

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Very many thanks for your lovely review of your stay here. Do visit again! Very best wishes Paul and Stephen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

One night here was not long enough...the house is exquisitely furnished with William Morris papers, beautiful art works, real sheets and blankets on the extremely comfortable beds and fine bone china tea cups for early morning tea. Breakfast was delicious and freshly cooked. Our hosts were charming and informative about the area and we would definitely recommend this to anyone... More 

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review - do come again! Best wishes Paul and Stephen More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Beautiful and ornate house, a one of a kind place to stay - a must for anyone interested in staying in what can only be described as a miniature Victorian stately home. Everything is kept in the period, from the beds to sleep on, to the living room, to the plates and cutlery that you have breakfast on. The toilets,... More 

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review; we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our unique style! Do come again! Very best wishes Paul and Stephen More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed with Stephen and Paul for 3 nights over May bank holiday. We chose St Benedicts for it's excellent reviews and uniqueness being a Victorian B&B. Well on arrival met the lovely Cat who showed us around and took us to our room. We thought we were walking into a museum beautiful interesting things to look at everywhere. How... More 

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We hope that you can repeat your visit sometime. Best wishes Paul and Stephen More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The photographs do not fully capture how amazing the interior of St Benedict is. My husband and I had wonderful weekend. The owners were away but their housekeeper Catherine couldn't have been more welcoming. Afternoon tea in the drawing room and wonderful breakfasts, and a lovely tour of the house and garden. We were very well looked after and will... More 

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Linda Thank you very much indeed for your lovely review. I will pass on your praise to Catherine; and I hope to meet you next time you come to stay. Very best wishes Paul More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had a little idea of what to expect from the website but walking through the door was breathtaking to say the least. Go and enjoy the detail in every room. We stayed on the top floor and although it wasn't en-suite, we had our own bathroom so it was a real pleasure to enjoy our own space. The location... More 

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review - we are really grateful and are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here. Do come to stay again! Very best wishes Paul and Stephen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have just enjoyed an exceptionally comfortable and unique night's stay in the idyllic and remarkable St Benedict's Bed & Breakfast in St Leonard's. The decor is truly something to behold and has been carried out by someone with a true artistic flair and knowledge of the period. St Benedict's is not a Victorian- themed hotel, it is going back... More 

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, and do come again! Best wishes Paul and Stephen More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Ive stayed at a lot of B&B's in my time but this bespoke B&B is in a class of its own. The xmas shrine led us like a star in the night sky in early jan. On arrival Stephen met us at the entrance and Both of us were overwhelmed by the quality, design and atmosphere of their home. The... More 

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your glowing review. Do come again! Best wishes Paul and Stephen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The nice surprise for me was that the decor was in part Victorian but also many hints of Baroque Catholic religious interiors...so really up my street. Time travel with some divine fervour thrown in! We stayed for New Year's Eve and whilst Hastings was a great place to go out this B&B enticed us to stay in and just lap... More 

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We enjoyed having you here - do come again. Very best wishes Paul and Stephen More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Anyone who wants a break from unrelenting modern life should come here (Also anyone who loves old houses, Victorian social history, Victorian architecture/interior design or Downton abbey). This house is a time travelling experience and a unique labour of love by the proprietors. Every bit of Victoriana makes sense when you see it in its natural setting and given the... More 

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paul o, Owner at St Benedict Victorian Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to welcome your family here and to help you have such a good time. Do come again! Best wishes Paul and Stephen More 

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