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The Big Sleep Hotel

1 Lansdowne Terrace | King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne BN21 4EB, England
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Ranked #33 of 43 Hotels in Eastbourne
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4 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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Hong Kong, China
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Six years ago we stayed at this hotel soon after it opened following its conversion from the Wish Tower Hotel. It was bright, clean, and unfussy. Today it is still bright and unfussy, but it starts to look a bit worn as the rooms and common areas get constant use. Staff are still friendly and always available at reception to... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The website photos make you think of a modern European hotel at bargain prices... what awaits is sadly a very tired, basic hotel with bathrooms that look and smell like they belong in a hospital. The carpets are hard and conceal an uneven floor (badly), the curtains look like they were purchased at a discount craft shop - a job... More 

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BSHE1, Front Office Manager at The Big Sleep Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nadia D, We are sorry to see that you were so unhappy with your stay. As you are aware, we have attempted to deal with these issues personally via email as well. We regret that you did not enjoy the aesthetic of the hotel. Sadly, the furry curtains are not to everyone’s taste! The hotel undergoes constant refurbishment to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed in the suite on the top floor which had a great view. We had opened all the windows and had the fan on which kept the room cool and with the curtains closed kept the room dark and was surprisingly quite. we were not troubled by any noise from the other guests and the hotel was full. the... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go there. Don't forget to pack shampoo. Shower gel and hands soap is included but for shampoo you have to pay?? Hotel has been refreshed but pictures look nicer than reality. Very noisy. Only bare continental breakfast is included. You have to pay extra for English breakfast and that is very slow...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a large room with a good sea view which is why we booked a suite at The Big Sleep. After a long and hot journey by public transport we arrived at the hotel at 2:35pm to be told we were too early for check in which was at 3pm. So we left our bags in the left luggage... More 

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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We slept 2 nites in that hotel. We had the family room as we went with my 2 boys. The bedroom is big enough for 4, the bathroom is big and really clean. breakfast is included in the price. You got lots of choice. its right in seafront. and it's well insulated as the festival was on but didn't hear... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed at this hotel. It was clean and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The location was great, very central and opposite the beach. My only disappointment was the noise. The room above us was very noisy from 6am until 9.30am with what sounded like a child constantly running from one end to another.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Terrible rooms, but bathroom was really nice. Curtain and décor absolutely hideous, this is not a plush cosy hotel. We paid 99.00 on booking.com for this room and it was certainly not what we paid for. The man on reception was so rude to a young family as we all had to wait until 3.00pm to be able to get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The booking was done by my son through Booking.com because he could not get hold of hotel’s contact details. The hotel on first appearance was not that spectacular. However, we had a warm welcome by the young receptionist who has very pleasant manners. The room no. 209 was allocated to us which was near the lift. It was specious, comfortable... More 

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Bagillt, Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Walked into reception and was greeted by Basil Faulty who didn't have a clue where to get some decent food. Young lady on reception was the complete opposite. Shower in was scolding or freezing. Hard beds. Wouldn't stop here again. Although should expect what you pay for !

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