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New Wilmington Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   25 - 27 Compton Street, Eastbourne BN21 4DU, England
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Ranked #4 of 41 hotels in Eastbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful weekend away, great room, great breakfast and great bar. Very relaxing and will return when we can get big sister to look after her brothers again. Thanks for a relaxing break sue and the team. Nothing was too much trouble, spriros in the bar is an asset to the hotel and very friendly, The hotel is of a high... More

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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent three nights Friday to Monday at the Wilmington with our two friends and as during our previous visits we cannot fault anything about this hotel. The entire hotel is spotlessly clean and this is down to the effortless work of Sue and her staff. Everybody on the staff from Managers to Waiting Staff to Housemaids, are... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my stay at the new Wilmington was excellent for a small hotel the food was first class the entertainment was brilliant .The staff were really friendly nothing was too much trouble the rooms were spotless the only thing I would say its for the older or middle age group but money worth spent I would certainly go there again .

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is small with only 40 rooms. I and my partner stayed in this hotel one night in June. The room was dated, but the bathroom was renovated. There was a TV in the room and tea facilities. They served full English breakfast and also had a selection of cereals & fruits. The hotel was quite expensive for what... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff pleasant, public rooms pleasant, breakfast good and good location. Unfortunately room was poor -shinny wood chip walls, faded chintz curtains, stained and grubby carpet, tired and faded towels, view of car park and sound of extractor fan competing with the gulls. Also found stannah lifts on stairs a bit disconcerting- but this is Eastbourne! Beachy Head is convenient if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a Saturday night stay here to meet up with some friends who live nearby. We left it a bit late and booked what was described as a "comfortable room" which we read to mean small. However, it was anything but, not a huge room but certainly not small either, a nice size. The staff were just lovely and... More

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

We enjoyed our stay and were very impressed with the high standards throughout. The rooms were very clean, bright and in excellent decorative order,with good quality furnishings. All the Staff we encountered were very polite, helpful and it was nice to see their smart uniforms. I would have no hesitation in recommending The New Wilmington to everyone, young and old... More

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New_Wilmington, General Manager at New Wilmington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kkestel Thank you for your lovely review we are glad you enjoyed everything and hope you will visit again soon More

Bushey, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just returned from a three night stay at this glorified boarding house but as the heading says the staff were great The dining room and bar are beautifully decorated and that's where it stops. The "spacious" lounge is just a small front room with a TV. Our bedroom was on the first floor in the front and the noise... More

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New_Wilmington, General Manager at New Wilmington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear anninlegal We are glad your found the staff and service up to your expectations and are sorry you were disturbed by noise from outside which could of been easily rectified by moving you to another room had we known! The room you occupied was completely refurbished only 2 years ago and boasts all the modern features shown on our... More

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85 reviews 85 reviews
26 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I spent three nights at this lovely hotel recently. The position is excellent for both the front and the town centre.An extremely friendly greeting on arrival was a great start. My room on the second floor was reasonably spacious, with a decent shower cabinet. No obvious noise from either the neighbouring rooms or the street. A shaving mirror in the... More

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New_Wilmington, General Manager at New Wilmington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jonpower Thank you we are glad you enjoyed your stay and will make sure the staff read this review More

Billericay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We had pre booked at another hotel in Eastbourne which we walked out of even before we saw the room. Found the New Wilmington and are we glad we did. We received a warm welcome and were very pleased with all aspects: conveniently situated, excellent decor throughout, excellent food with good choice, very friendly and helpful staff, rooms serviced every... More

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New_Wilmington, General Manager at New Wilmington Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roy Thank you for your words of praise we are glad you found us too and look forward to seeing you again soon. More

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Address: 25 - 27 Compton Street, Eastbourne BN21 4DU, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — New Wilmington Hotel 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Eastbourne #4 On the Beach Hotel in Eastbourne #5 Romantic Hotel in Eastbourne #8 Business Hotel in Eastbourne
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The friendliest welcome in Eastbourne ... The New Wilmington is an AA 3-star hotel, close to Eastbourne’s seafront, town centre and theatres. Hotel facilities include: 40 en-suite bedrooms, including lift level and ground floor rooms; free, unrestricted on-street parking; secure garages; a private lounge and bar and an 80-seat restaurant serving traditional home-cooked dishes.The hotel provides regular entertainment in the evenings, including live music in the bar lounge up to 4 nights a week. ... more   less 
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