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The Ellesmere

11 Wilmington Square, Eastbourne BN21 4EA, England
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Ranked #60 of 73 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bill E Brighton, United Kingdom
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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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Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Holiday soured by very poor food. It was outsourced early morning then microwaved. Lift broken on second day leaving 72 yr old father to climb 3 flights of stairs. Very poor lack of local knowledge by the host. Will not recommend.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms need updating. Furniture poor probably came from fire-sale.Winter duvets on bed in July. Bedside lamps missing. 7 foot bed in small room. Sliding doors which had to physically lifted. Room 14 shd be avoided, we changed! We stayed 7 days which was 6 too many (sgd) Bill Edwards) Proprietor does not live on premises unfortunately Excellent breakfast

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Our room was lovely, it was a good size with plenty of space and very comfy beds. The bathroom is very small and you could get claustrophobic in the shower but everything worked and it was clean. My husband was very happy to see that there was packets of decaf coffee with the tea making bits. The hotel is very... More

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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Hotel has a great location with on road car parking. The room we had was sold as a Double but only had a 3/4 bed! It would have been ok as a small single, a chair had to be removed to give us space to put our case down on the floor. We found the room very noisy. We would... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lovely hotel in a perfect location. Peter the owner couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. The breakfast was second to none. Yes the hotel could do with an upgrade in places, but I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again with my family

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I took my husband for birthday treat good location but oh such a sad tired room ,old fashioned advacado bathroom suite ,old carpet in bathroom ,old wooden chair in room but nice chair outside the door. bed very clean but still felt spring even with topper ,also a very noisy bed every time I moved. hotel smelt peculiar couldn't work... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stayed for two nights over easter. Booked a double room which was very clean although the furniture was a little tatty and décor a little dated but the bed was very comfy and got a great nights sleep. The owner was very friendly polite and helpful. I've stayed in many hotel and this breakfast is up there with the best... More

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Worthing, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We booked 2 twin rooms, bringing our daughters to see a show. Our room was clean,basic,had a strange smell and was dated. No bedside lamps. Excellent value for money though considering the price and the owner was very friendly and helpful. Great breakfast. Fine for 1 night but i wouldnt have wanted to stay any longer.

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

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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Address: 11 Wilmington Square, Eastbourne BN21 4EA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
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