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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   9 - 11 Burlington Place, Eastbourne BN21 4AS, England
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Ranked #26 of 72 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked a room in June for the Airbourne Airshow in August. No planning involved, The Sheldon was the first place I tried which had a room available because of a cancellation! How lucky were we?! Close to both beach and town, free parking, albeit a bit tight with the size of modern cars, and excellent breakfast with plenty of choice.... More

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for three nights over the very busy Airbourne Weekend. The deciding factor for us to book was the location and also the car park which is a real bonus this close to the beach. It really was a lucky find. Our HUGE room was at the front with a bay window, a king sized bed which was really... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have just returned form a trip to Eastbourne we stayed overnight in the Sheldon hotel . We wen to Eastbourne for the British Legion band playing on the bandstand and I booked one night at the Sheldon. It was one of the best bookings I have done. We ha da really good room and the service... More

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Newport, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here after a recommendation and wasn't disappointed. Booked the budget double and the room was very clean and comfortable (lovely bed!). Breakfast was absolutely delicious and there was a huge range of goodies to be had! Most importantly, the staff were lovely and couldn't do enough for us (including helping us get out of the car park after some... More

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a clean, little hotel with friendly hosts within a good location. Our basic room came at a good price with a lovely breakfast! The B&B is in a well kept heritage building and we would certainly stay there again!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

booked in february a 6 night stay in july. I rang the hotel 4 days before our arrival to confirm the booking and discus the type of room we would be staying in which was a superior double en-suite room.The manageress explained it was a large room which we would really like, although it was in the basement it had... More

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

I am genuinely sorry that you didn't get to stay here, it was a mix up when we changed to the new system due to your agent ceasing to trade. It is never our intention to cause an overbooking situation. I did apologise repeatedly whilst organising what we feel is a lovely place to stay at a similar standard. I... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a budget room for two nights last week, the room was small but perfectly sized for one person visiting for work. It is a very short walk from the sea and I almost forgot I was there for work in the evenings. Breakfast was delicious and the staff were friendly and accommodating. Would stay there again when... More

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

What a lovely comment! Thank you! More

Carluke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The most perfect family run place to stay in Eastbourne. The staff are so helpful and friendly and really made us feel that we belonged there!! Our room was perfect and the Suite is so beautiful - perfect for a romantic night. The Sheldon is so close to the beach and the main shopping centre that we were able to... More

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

Thank you so much, it was a pleasure! More

Sydney
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4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stayed for a couple of nights for work recently. The location of the property is very central and only a short 5-10min walk from the station and all the central amenities of Eastbourne. Very modern property that is decorated to a high standard within a historic Victorian building. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. Breakfast options of Full English,... More

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

Thank you so much. I see you are booked in next month now, it will be great to see you again! More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I visited this hotel this weekend first thing I noticed was all the dog ends at the main entrance. Was met by very friendly young lady who showed us to room 21looked ok but noticed curtain hanging of window. Cracked sink in bathroom dust on both bedside lamps stained cushions on bed. But the worst thing was the stained bed... More

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

I was fully prepared to listen to all of your concerns until you called my staff shabby (even your husband winced). More

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Address: 9 - 11 Burlington Place, Eastbourne BN21 4AS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sheldon 4*
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The Sheldon is a 4* family owned and run bed and breakfast. It has 20 lovely en-suite bedrooms with FREE on-site parking, so it ideal for those visiting the theatre, shops, beach, pier and most attractions as you can walk just about anywhere! Wi-fi is available in the hotel, FREE of charge! All our rooms benefit from flat screen TV with satellite, guest refreshment tray, towels and toiletries. We have a room to suit every budget - 5x Classic single, 1x Exclusive single, 2x Budget Double, 4x Standard Double/Twin, 6x Superior Double/Twin and our Luxury Suite. We have a spacious dining room and 2x guest lounges. We look forward to meeting you! ... more   less 
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