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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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London
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I booked the Sheldon last week based on previous positive comments on Trip advisor... Although we booked the entry level room, we asked for a quiet room as it was a well deserved night away from kids and wanted to enjoy a lie in. The room was directly about the car park entrance and exit, so needless... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent four nights here at the beginning of tennis week. We had a basement room which was very large with a huge bathroom with bath and shower. The bed was extra large and very comfortable. Slept blissfully well on the large comfortable bed. Guest lounges were roomy and one had toys for our four year old grand daughter to... More 

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Minster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely guest house is near the seafront, the town,the theatres & the station. Yet the room was very quiet,the bed comfortable & the facilities spot on. Friendly greetings by staff & management made the whole experience enjoyable. The weather....not their fault.

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Hastings
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived and there were a few people sitting around the entrance smoking. Go in, check in was okay. Go to the room, was a tad on the small side. The bathroom was tiny. The kettle was broken. The tv was a little tricky to switch on, there was a manual with the remote... Wouldn't go back, just seemed like they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Our first visit to The Sheldon. Have been going to the tennis for years but decided to stay in Eastbourne for the first time. Rooms are excellent & the beds are very comfortable- not something you find everywhere! Very convenient for the tennis and restaurants in Carlisle Road. Breakfast was very good- in a nice, bright dining room. Judith was... More 

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

Thank you so much, you were lovely house guests! We are really looking forward to looking after you next year! More 

Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Just one night’s stay, but very enjoyable and giving us a taste for more visits to this small seaside hotel. Our “basement” room (nr34?) is among the roomiest we have ever had in any hotel or B&B: showercubicle AND bathtub, spacious enough for a family of four, modern furnishings and a very good bed. We could easily bear staying there... More 

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

I agree it is no sea-view! you are right enough, when at the sea you should be out and about!!! Thanks for your lovely review! More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stayed in room 29, one of the "budget" rooms. It was clean, comfortable and offered both shower and bath, but above all it was quiet! There was ample tea and coffee etc, plus a very modern TV with a good selection of channels. Breakfasts were excellent and offered more than the usual choices. All in all, very good value... More 

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We are working our way through all the rooms, making little differences and taking on board your feedback, we are really pleased you enjoyed what we did in room 29! More 

Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The Sheldon is located a few minutes away from the seafront, and is a walking distance to the railway station. The street is rather quiet and conveniently close to some lovely restaurants. The staff is friendly and welcoming. The room was really spacious and bright. The only down side was that no bottles of water were provided. The usual tea/coffee... More 

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

If you book direct you are guaranteed breakfast is included and Free cancellation (48 hour notice). Breakfast is for most ample, and we always ask if you would like anything else when clearing your table. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Decent room, bathroom cramped, nice breakfast, staff very helpful. They also do good packages, especially golf etc so check when in the area. The Royal Eastbourne Course is £20 less when booked a s a package. The car parking is free, but a bit tight getting out, so be careful.

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mommiib, Owner at The Sheldon, responded to this review

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Gosport
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This hotel is an absolute gem. Just behind the sea front but close to the shops and restaurants. A very clean and welcoming hotel. Fabulous rooms with modern and stylish décor. Extremely clean and bright. The bed was very comfortable and the bedding was lush. The breakfast was fantastic with a great choice and well presented. All in all a... More 

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