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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 74 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at The Sheldon for two nights. The availability of parking was a huge draw.My room was very comfortable and cosy. The complimentary toiletries and tea/coffee making facilities was also very nice. Breakfast was scrumptious and plentiful. Best thing of all was, Judith and Greg, the owners. They were very welcoming and friendly. I'll definitely be returning in the near... More

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

The Sheldon really lives up to the fantastic reviews on tripadvisor. We stayed midweek for 3 nights on a special deal in the suite,on the `1st floor,lift if needed. We received a very warm welcome from Judith,a very lovely lady/owner. We were shown to our room,and WOW ,what a room. Very large with huge bay window,king bed,rolltop bath,large walk in... More

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Twyford, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A highly impressive hotel almost on the sea front which deserves the accolades. The room we stayed in was a superior suite, which was huge, with a roll top bath and walk in shower in the room which we though was great but possibly not ideal if you are on the shy side. Breakfast was just about perfect with excellent... More

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

It was lovely looking after you, thank you for taking the time to review us. I am sorry I missed you at check-out, but really pleased you loved your Sheldon experience! More

Eastbourne
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had friends visiting for a few days and booked them into The Sheldon. What a great find with a car park. The superior double room was beautiful and the owners Judith and Greg could not have been more welcoming to our friends. The whole hotel seemed spotless and very well decorated. Breakfast which we joined our friends for was... More

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

Thank you very much, great company! More

Birmingham
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real gem, I have stayed several times and always had a warm welcome. Several friends and family members have also stayed and each one intends to return. Rooms are spotless and comfortable, breakfast is individually cooked, the car park is a real bonus whilst the location, in a quiet road 2 minutes from the seafront could not... More

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

You were an amazing house guest! We loved your company and it was wonderful to look after you! More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent B&B. Brilliant location close to the beach and the pier. Really nice spotless single rooms. Staff so kind and friendly. Extremely knowledgeable about local cafes and fun things for children to do Thank you. Pam.

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

Many thanks indeed! More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seemed a bit more B&B than hotel. Lovely staff, nice building, Superior single was decent, Superior twins were very good, shower was difficult to get the right temperature. Great location & free parking. Breakfast was good and staff very accomodating. All in all good for a 1 night stay.

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

We have gone to great lengths to market ourselves as a family owned and run 4* bed and breakfast. We no longer have the word hotel in any of our marketing. More

Yeovil
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent hotel . Lovely room. Crisp white bedding . Soft white towels . Lovely and warm rooms. Tea and coffee refreshed every day . Rooms are a lovely size with TV and two seater sofa plus table and chairs. We found this ideal in the evening to chill out and relax after our evening meal . The breakfast was wonderful... More

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

Thank you so much, actually my favorite room! More

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have choosen this place as a stopover hotel traveling from Calais to South West England. The location is perfect, in the centre with good and secure parkingspace for FREE ! at the rear of the hotel. You can easily walk to restaurants and to the pier and the sea. They gave us good restaurant tips. We finally ate at... More

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

I'm really struggling with this review. The sofa is not broken and the curtains are not ripped, there are brand new panels at the window and were when you stayed, so I am really confused. If you ever stay again, please bring things to our attention during your stay, because it really helps us to get things right for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My husband and I selected the Sheldon Hotel based upon the locality and the favourable feedback left on Tripadvisor. I booked through Laterooms, which I highly recommend other users never to do so!!!!! However I would recommend to book directly with the hotel. The level of service the family run Sheldon offers far exceeds that of any booking agents! Upon... More

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

You were such a lovely couple and your story touched us. We are so glad you got the suite because we think you really needed it! I hope you 'like' us on facebook, so we can tempt you back again! Good luck with everything and please keep in touch! x More

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Additional Information about The Sheldon

Also Known As:
Sheldon Hotel Eastbourne
Address: 9 - 11 Burlington Place, Eastbourne BN21 4AS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 74 B&Bs / Inns in Eastbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sheldon 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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