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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   9 - 11 Burlington Place, Eastbourne BN21 4AS, England
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Ranked #25 of 72 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    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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    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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Bremen, Germany
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have booked this hotel already in February due to lots of reasons - positive reviews, the short distance to the seafront, own parking space, the photos from their Homepage and much more. We have spent 11 nights in "The Sheldon", it has been perfect and a very happy time for us. The room has been nice decorated with more... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here mid August with my husband and Mum. We had two lovely rooms - a superior double and the luxury suite. Fabulous space, light and airy, very clean. We were given a very friendly welcome on arrival and it was great to have a space in the off road car park after a long drive. Breakfast was very good... More

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 July 21, 2014

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 July 20, 2014 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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What a lovely comment! Thank you! More

Carluke, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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Thank you so much, it was a pleasure! 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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