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The Sheldon

9 - 11 Burlington Place, Eastbourne BN21 4AS, England
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  • 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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Seaford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated just a couple of minutes walk from the seafront, town centre, theatres and tennis. It has a car park, though small and tricky if you have a large car, it is perfect. There is no license or evening meals but you can bring your own drink and food to consume on the premises much cheaper. There... More 

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Eastbourne
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay here. The room we had was beautiful and had some nice features such as a free standing bath and a separate big shower although paying £15 to check in 1 hour early seems steep. This hotel strikes me as a family business that is a long term project, so rooms have been updated although our... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a weekend stay at the hotel. The room, a basement, superior, was well furnished comfortable and spacial. The bed, a king size was comfortable. The room enjoyed both a bath and overhead shower. All were clean and worked well. Toiletries were supplied. The tea tray was well supplied including biscuits. Also in the room was an iron and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a room at the last minute and we were pleasantly surprised. Room was a little dated but very clean. Breakfast was really good quality and served quickly. We would stay here if ever in Eastbourne again.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our room was very clean and a lovely size, the owners were very nice and friendly, breakfast was lovely and very good service. It would be good if they were to provide evening meals, although they have discussed this but decided against it. Another big plus is the parking space that each customer receives, no on road parking here which... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was early in the year so probably quieter than high summer so it's difficult to judge noise but I found everyone friendly and helpful. I had booked 3 nights but added an extra 2. Hotel is bright, well kept with a large lounge.My single room was fine with plenty of room. I am a 70 plus the lift was... More 

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

Thanks for your comments. We are sorry you were unwell, but glad we were able to help. More 

London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for one night and ended up staying for two. Friendly welcome, helpful staff, spacious room, huge comfy bed, spotless bathroom and a yummy breakfast... What more could you ask for? We will definitely be back and will recommend the Sheldon to all our friends.

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

We were thrilled that you extended your stay! I have a really great team cleaning for me and couldn't ask for more, without them we would be lost (I just felt they deserved a mention!). Your family were gorgeous! More 

Lechlade, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great value, clean, fantastic location, free onsite parking, friendly owners, great breakfast, strong WiFi - what more could you want? Only one minor quibble was that the two pillows supplied were too high and too hard, but that's probably just me.

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

Ah Ha! I know exactly which room you had! I had replaced all the bedding in there that day, and the pillows were especially 'poofy' and I can see they are quite tight in the pillow slip giving a firmer feel. I have swapped one for a different type today, so hopefully this will be a 'softer' experience for everyone!... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed in this hotel for one night. I found yhr staff very friendly, the room comfortable abd the breakfast great value. The hotel is a short walk to the pier and city center and is also only a 20 minute bus ride to seven sisters which I would highly recommend. Great value!

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

Thank you very much. More 

London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We only stayed one night at the Sheldon, it has its good points and its not so good. It has a great location on a side road, just off the sea front and has it's own off street parking. Be careful though, there is the narrowest little archway to get through to get to the car park at the back.... More 

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

I am sorry if you felt cold. We have bled the radiators following your feedback. As you rightly said we have additional heaters, hot water bottles and additional blankets on request. If you are a light sleeper, you can request a 'quiet zone' room at time of booking and if it is available we can allocate one of them for... More 

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