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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   9 - 11 Burlington Place, Eastbourne BN21 4AS, England
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Ranked #24 of 73 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
NicVen2 Bristol, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The B&B is a stone's throw from the sea-front; lovely bedroom; comfy beds; very friendly staff. The breakfast wasn't exceptional but was fine. Overall, very good value and perfect for a weekend get-away.

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Dover, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I went to Eastbourne for some golf. Found this Hotel online, phoned to book and was very impressed by the co-owner Judith. She was very polite and I was immediately at ease with her. We were checked in by her son. Who, contrary to another review, was courteous and also very polite and easy to understand. I... More

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

Great house guests make life easy and enjoyable! Many thanks indeed. See you again soon More

Dorset
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed here while attending the tennis at Devonshire Park, and the location is perfect as it is just a few minutes walk to the tennis club - and a huge bonus is the free on site parking. All the staff were welcoming helpful and friendly, the room was a good size with a comfortable bed and nice en suite. Breakfast... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I first discovered this little gem in Eastbourne last year. I decided to revisit it again this year. I was not disappointed. Once again I was genuinely welcomed by Judith and Greg the owners. My room was a delight, with a comfortable bed, great en suite, and a sea view! Breakfasts were absolute feasts with so much to choose from.... More

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Judith B, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

You were Brilliant....again! Too! It really was lovely to see you, thank you for the lovely bouquet too. More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I am currently staying in Eastbourne having bought a local business. I'm looking at renting a flat long term but after a great nights stay at The Sheldon, I think I just may stay here a few more times yet. I checked in quite late, having rang prior to say that I would be late, and the lady who took... More

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Judith B, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

Room 22 is indeed a lovely room (superior single). Thank you for your lovely comments. 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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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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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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