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The Big Sleep Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Lansdowne Terrace | King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne BN21 4EB, England
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Ranked #28 of 43 Hotels in Eastbourne
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cave city, ky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice and helpful staff. Unusual decor, not sure what it's trying to be. Great view of landmark tower and ocean, but the large bay window had grubby-looking gray fake fur draperies! They just looked dirty. Purple walls, headboard, and tub surround, gray carpet with purple area rug. Large, king room (as usual in Britain, two twins sheeted together), bed... More

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wantage, oxon. uk
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful sea view ! huge Family room, light and modern and . lovely big bathroom. "rock at your peril" the notice said and when you sit in the big blue rocking chairs you will understand !! Fun, Fun. Breakfast is continental with option to pay for cooked and it was lovely. the Staff were amazing and i would definitley stay... More

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Austria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is situated on the beach promenade. Ten walking minutes from the center of the town. The breakfast is very rich in a large room with TV and view of the seaside. The elevators should not stop at 23.00.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is acceptable for one night, but I would try to avoid staying for much longer. On the whole the hotel is clean and functional, rather than attractive. My single room was extremely small and could easily have been claustrophobic. Because of the lack of space, there wasn't even a door on the bathroom. The single bed was clean... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We often zip down to Eastbourne for a cheeky night away and always stay at the big sleep. It is funky and, even though is looking a little tired now, is great value. The sea view rooms are fantastic as you wake up to sunrise streaming in. My only complaints - the windows don't fully open and it can get... More

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Stoke, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my second stay at this hotel, so I knew what to expect and my expectations were lived up to. It is a very clean, efficiently run hotel, in a great spot near to the beach and the town... and also the theatres if that's your thing. I visited with my Mum and my 4 year old. We were... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We booked this hotel as we were attending a wedding in the Grand in Eastbourne and although only 100 yards away the prices where considerably better. My wife and I had telephoned earlier in the week to make sure we could have a late check in as we would not be arriving until around 10 pm this was absolutely no... More

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Very quirky hotel with great décor and part owned by John Malkovich. Inexpensive but great value for money. Despite checking in at the same time as a cricket club we had a very quiet night's sleep. Good value continental breakfast with option to upgrade to full English.

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Alicante, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Spacious room, clean, nice bathroom (with bath & shower), big bed, great take-away breakfast, right on the sea front, ten minute walk into town, helpful staff, had to hand in key everytime you left the hotel. No free wifi (my only gripe).

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The hotel was nice enough and clean enough, but a bit worn and with quite a few spiders coming in through the windows. We stayed in a suite but the furry drapes were worn and the shower floor was a bit ikky. The location is great though, and the staff is very friendly.

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Address: 1 Lansdowne Terrace | King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne BN21 4EB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Big Sleep Hotel 3*
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