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The Ellesmere

11 Wilmington Square, Eastbourne BN21 4EA, England
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Ranked #59 of 74 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a lovely old fashioned hotel in Eastbourne. Reminds me of the ones I used to stay in when I was a kid. The owner is very friendly and helpful and the rooms are a good size with everything you need. Lovely location - a ten minute walk to the town centre or a two minute walk to the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend this hotel if you want a welcoming, comfy place to stay in Eastbourne. The room had everything we needed. The breakfast was excellent. The owner was very welcoming and helpful.

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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service is friendly and personable but the whole place is in sore need of a refurb. The addition of a spa/massage room seems incongruous considering the state of our room and the rest of the hotel interior. I'm sure the cost of redecorating every bedroom would be significant but I can't imagine I'm the only guest to feel very... More

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Newark, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good location, close to theaters, restaurants, free parking round corner, sea front 2 mins, town 10 mins walks. Excellent welcome by host, map provided as strangers, excellent advice on places to eat, attractions. Rooms clean, warm, excellent larger bed, en-suite a little small but given the limitations of the old building, more than adequate. Though if honest a decor a... More

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Dover, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

My wife and I recently spent several very enjoyable days at The Ellesmere while visiting Eastbourne. The hotel was clean, smartky presented with excellent bedroom and en suite facilities. Breakfast and evening meals were very good and the food served hot and plentiful. We would not hesitate to stay here again on our next visit to Eastbourne. Paul

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Very central. Perfect for the Congress and local theatres. Peter is super friendly and efficient. Rooms very warm and comfortable. Breakfast really good. Lots of choice. Parking free round the corner. Beach less than a couple of minutes walk away. Town a ten minute stroll. next street some lovely restaurants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for one just night , we will definitely go back , the rooms do need to be brought up to date but they are clean and comfortable ,the buffet style breakfast was about the best I have tasted , the location is just about perfect , a lazy 10 minute stroll into town with its pubs and restaurants ,... More

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Paddock wood, england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

went to Eastbourne for a wedding and needed an overnight stay. As per other reviews needs TLC but friendly welcome and comfy beds. Breakfast really good. We thought good VFM and would go back. arrived early and our room was not ready but were given an alternative room to change in and left our bag there which was transferred to... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

This hotel needs updating to give value for money. The advertising was smarter than the hotel. The bed was near to collapse. The shower was cold. Effort was made with the breakfast but I would not stay here again.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We booked this hotel as an overnight stay before catching the ferry from Newhaven. We arrived at 10.30 and keys were left out so we did not see any staff to complain to. The room was at least clean but....the bed was dreadful, springs were sticking into us and we had virtually no sleep, could have saved our money and... More

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Address: 11 Wilmington Square, Eastbourne BN21 4EA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
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Ranked #59 of 74 B&Bs / Inns in Eastbourne
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