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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 #31 of 41 hotels in Eastbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014
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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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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When me and my boyfriend booked this Hotel, we were attracted to the modern edge.... and this is not what it was! The curtains were furry which to me, looked tacky. The fur was also around the edge of the bed which was strange. Another thing, when we arrived, the toilet roll that was provided on the holder was half... More

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London
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the "stylish" words that people use to describe this hotel. It might have looked good when they built it, but those furry curtains and bed and the student-type wardrobe are anything but "cool". The room was hot, no air conditioning, and the window would just open an inch or so. But what really disappointed me was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We was going to cancel but as it was last minute we were unable! The only good thing about this hotel is the location, it is great to be right on the sea front. Bad points- room was boiling hot with no aircon or fan, wasn't able to open windows ( only ajar), overall the room needed updating, we were... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We needed needed a room at short notice in Eastbourne and for a good price. I'd been to the Big Sleep before on business so checked out the room rates and was impressed. Booking was very easy over the phone, I tried over the Internet and that's my only criticism; that there wasn't instant booking available, we would have had... More

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London
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed at the Big Sleep for a few weeks in March as we were on business on the South Coast and were very surprised after reading some of the reviews. Our room - a double - was HUGE and very very clean. Same as some other reviews, we were a bit bemused by the faux fur curtains, but they... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Very apprehensive when booking as pictures on web site intriguing. However highly delighted. Upgraded as toilet seat broken in original room. Staff very attentive and polite. Bath towels fluffy and large, supplied toiletries a good quality. Lot of hot water. Strange curtains like faux fur, however when the wind increased they really worked and at night like black out curtains.... More

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Hatfield
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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

If you take into account this is a three star hotel you get quite alot for your money, friendly staff, clean rooms, ensuite wetroom, complimentary shower gel, tea and coffee facilities, flat screen tv, downside was the bed was an old spring mattress, quite uncomfortable and noisey, breakfast was lovely and fresh, toast, juices, jams, pastries, cereal, fruit, we had... More

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Kent
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32 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Lovely location Basic accommodation but very clean and modern Compares to a travel lodge Pay for room not person so great for families Almost next door to the Grand Hotel and part of a beautiful old building adjoining another hotel Ideal for the Congress And Devonshire Theatres Nice public area with TV and comfy chairs plus good breakfast and service... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

When booking this hotel the reviews did not excite me i actually booked on the look of the room the dates & the good value, I was exceptionally pleased from the first contact with the reception staff asking for a parking permit costing £1 a day i was given clear and precise instructions on how to use which does need... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The hotel and room were immaculately clean. The price is excellent for the facilities and the continental breakfast is sufficient. Staff very helpful. The only downside was that one of our family is fairly disabled and one lift was out of order. The second lift is very old fashioned and difficult to open/close. One room had good views of the... More

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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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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Eastbourne
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