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Belle Tout Lighthouse

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Beachy Head, Eastbourne BN20 0AE, England
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Belle Tout Lighthouse
Ranked #2 of 73 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for a totally unique place to stay then this is for you. Having stayed last year for our 25th Wedding Anniversary, we fell in love with this beautiful building and had to return for a second stay. Belle Tout has fantastic friendly service, excellent food and comfortable rooms. But the main attraction has to be the... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights to celebrate our wedding anniversary. A fantastic and highly unusual location, with incredible 360-degree views of coast and downs. Staff very friendly, helpful and welcoming. Our room (Captains Cabin) was a bit on the small side but had a wonderful view of Beachy Head, was full of character, very comfy and spotlessly clean. Breakfast in the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
45 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights and wished it was 4 weeks We came here on recommendation of friends who have now stayed here 5 times and counting It is certainly unique. We have stayed in 100s of B and B all over the world and this is up there Ian is a charming friendly and professional host and he can cook... More

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had unforgettale days at the Belle Tout! A dream come true! We really had a perfect stay and we talk about our holiday at the lighthouse and in England almost every day. It will be a memory we bring with us always. We really want to go back some time. The people who work there met us with great... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Belle Tout is a really quirky place to stay, Shirley the duty manager met us as we arrived and made us feel right at home, we had booked the keepers loft which, although tiny was wonderfully designed and equipped, the bed is unusual and not for the faint hearted!!!! The views from the lantern room are wonderful, and the... More

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Barnsley
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having just returned from Belle Tout to celebrate my partners 70th birthday with friends, all I can say it is the best place in the world to stay. We took over the entire lighthouse, and, Ian the manager and his staff are superb...................everything from arriving, to leaving, was no trouble. The facilities are more than 100%, and we all had... More

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fun of staying in a lighthouse aside, this place is fantastic in so many ways. The managers were welcoming, breakfasts better than most five-star hotels I've stayed in, everything has been thought of such as the guest fridge / glasses etc in the lounge area, items in the room, then there's the little touches such as the complimentary evening... More

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belletoutmanagement, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Sam w w, Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review here on trip advisor for us. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and I hope that you took away some wonderful memories. I look forward to your return journey to us. Once again, many thanks. Ian Manager More

Horsham, West Sussex
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and character of the Belle Tout. It was a memorable stay in an outstanding location in wonderful weather. The hospitality of Ian and Shirley, the views from the rooms and the quality of the breakfasts were all great. Thank You.

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belletoutmanagement, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Tryphaena, Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review here on trip advisor for us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and I hope that you took away some wonderful memories. I am sorry it has taken so long to reply but with all of these fantastic reviews being posted... More

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

This small hotel at the top of the famous Beachy Head is an exceptionally unique place to spend a romantic time. 360 degree views of the English Channel with an amazing landscape from every window. A countryside only England can offer over the awesome Seven Sisters, Belle Tout is a matchless place to stay. It's not cheap but worth every... More

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belletoutmanagement, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Elisabeth C, Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review here on trip advisor for us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and I hope that you took away some wonderful memories. I am sorry it has taken so long to reply but with all of these fantastic reviews being... More

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the Belle Tout from a 'quirky places to stay' website and then remembered seeing the lighthouse being moved due to the cliff erosion. We then had to stay in it! We booked with another couple and had the Old England and New England themed rooms, both of which were lovely. The whole weekend from start to finish was... More

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belletoutmanagement, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi ScaryH, Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review here on trip advisor for us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and I hope that you took away some wonderful memories. I am sorry it has taken so long to reply but with all of these fantastic reviews being posted... More

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Address: Beachy Head, Eastbourne BN20 0AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Belle Tout Lighthouse Hotel Eastbourne

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The Belle Tout Lighthouse at Beachy Head is a hotel with a difference. Built in 1832 and decommissioned in 1902, a tea-shop, a home, part-destroyed during the second world war and lovingly rebuilt in the 50's. Owned and filmed by the BBC, moved due to erosion - and now, beautifully restored and renovated.With 360 degree views of the English Channel, beautiful landscape, countryside and the enigmatic Seven Sisters, Belle Tout is a remarkable place to stay.With themed rooms such as 'The Captains Cabin', 'Old England' and 'Keepers Loft', the accommodation and facilities will ensure a comfortable and memorable break. ... more   less 
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