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The Guesthouse East

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   13 Hartington Place, Eastbourne BN21 3BS, England
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Ranked #14 of 73 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
EssexPJ Essex, United Kingdom
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a few nights and due to us making a late booking had to change rooms midway through the stay (I knew when I booked that this was going to be the case so this is not a negative). I was little concerned that this would be a real pain, but due to their superb organisation, it went... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights after walking the South Downs Way. The room was large and comfortable, and we felt at home immediately. I was slightly concerned that it would be over-run by families, and as a couple we'd feel out of place - certainly not so. Credit for the feel of the place goes to Carl & Sarah,... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first mini-break with a 7 month old baby and we choose this hotel as it is baby friendly (found via www.babyfriendlyboltholes.co.uk) Sarah and Carl provide a great service for families, very welcoming, warm and couldn't do more to help make our stay as comfortable as possible. The location is excellent with the beach and pier just a... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family friendly - Carl and Sarah very welcoming and their children terrific - playing with our older kids on the trampoline in the garden provided lots of fun. Lots of child friendly touches - high chairs, cots, boosters, toys, childrens books all provided as well as a steriliser in our room. Cracking location too - 30 seconds stroll to the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel last weekend with my family. I have been amazed from the moment I arrived. The room was huge and had 3 single beds in it. Next to it was a separate, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. All sparkly clean! Sarah & Carl are very friendly and helpful. The beach is about 3 mins walk... More

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Lyon, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Very good reception. Sarah & Carl are always available : city map, good advices and addresses for pubs, restaurants. Parking tickets (1 pound a day). Kitchen with the minimum necessary. Close to the sea and city center.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I've visited Eastbourne previously for work purposes but never for a family stay. We're all very glad we did this time. The Guesthouse East is a warm, friendly and comfortable place to stay and places like this are few and far between for a family of 5. Our room was well appointed and comfortable. Sarah and Carl were incredibly friendly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Location: just off the beach front, very near to the pier, excellent. Room: had room 6, which was on the 3rd floor (no lift). Large main room with a king bed and additional sofa bed for our 3yo. Separate kitchen fully equipped, bathroom with all amenities. Was like a well furnished 1 bed flat, but with the convenience of breakfast.... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our five night stay in this elegant self-catering B&B. The bedroom was spacious, with a kingsize bed and a sofa, so could accommodate three family members if needed. It had a very well-equipped little kitchen with room for three to eat at a small round table and a very nice bathroom with powerful over-bath shower. One of... More

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Once again, we had a lovely stay at the Guesthouse East. Beautiful, spacious and clean rooms with self catering facilities. Perfect and well equiped for a family with young children. Excellent location, close to the beach, restaurants and shops. Carl and Sarah are by far the best hosts in England.

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Address: 13 Hartington Place, Eastbourne BN21 3BS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Guesthouse East 4*
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No 1 in the Independent’s ’50 Best B&Bs’, the 4-star Guesthouse East is ideally located close to beach, town centre and South Downs. There are 7 contemporary ensuite rooms, ranging from spacious doubles or twins, to family sized, sleeping up to 5. There are also separate kitchens in 6 of the suites. Self catering facilities are complemented by hotel-quality services: indulgent breakfasts, free WiFi, towels and toiletries, on-site beauty treatments and babysitting. ... more   less 
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