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The Guesthouse East

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13 Hartington Place, Eastbourne BN21 3BS, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sarah and Carl were very welcoming. The room was clean, bright and had plenty of space for us and both kids. We were only staying for one night but had we been staying longer the kitchen would have been very useful. Breakfast was yummy and Sarah and Carl were really thoughtful about the kids, bringing their meals as soon as... More 

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Clare Thank you for such lovely words and it's very rewarding to hear you and your family enjoyed yourselves so much. One night is never enough, but at least you've had a taster of Eastbourne delights and we'd be delighted to pass on some more tips for family-friendly fun or perhaps line up a baby-sitter for you to have... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the red room, which was excellent, and even offers a view of the sea, if you look sideways. Great location near the sea front. Really comfy bed. Didn't think we'd use the kitchen much but it turned out to be very handy. Carl and Sarah were so friendly and helpful, they really went out of their way to... More 

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Thank you Richard for passing on your feedback - I think they paint a realistic vision for other potential guests (who can always ask for Suite 4 - although my personal favourite is Suite 5 which gets all the afternoon sun and has views over the gardens...). If we can help again please just let us know. Carl More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed there in April 2014 for 11 nights, the place was very clean and I like the kitchen very much, it’s found fully equipment. Mr. and Mrs. Carl and Sarah Stanger are very friendly and helpful. If we visit there again in next time and like to stay there. Thank you Mrs. Carl and Sarah Stanger.

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hello Journey Thank you very much for such warm and friendly words - I will pass on your comments to our house-keeping girls who will be very pleased that their hard work is appreciated. We are a long way from Hong Kong, but I hope that you found another home with us for a few days. Thanks again Carl More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had a family room for 4. Really lovely guesthouse, the room had everything we needed with the kitchen being separate and was fully equipped to self cater. Children loved being able to borrow dvd's and games. Location great for all amenities. Thank you Carl and Sarah we had a lovely break and appreciate you being family orientated.

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Thanks Knuckles for finding time to leave your kind words (and with a family myself I know how short time can be!). Great to hear you all enjoyed yourselves - the least we can do is try to let you get the most out of precious time away with the clan. See you all again I hope (don't forget the... More 

Worcester Park, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Very friendly, super clean :) , stylish decor, kitchen with everything you need, really close to the beach, atmosphere is so laid back , they really have thought of everything. Allowing us to keep our bags in the dining room after checking out really did make our day as the weather was surprisingly amazing and we did not want big... More 

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Holly Wow, you've just brightened everything up! Thank you so much for the positivity and lovely to hear that you enjoyed yourselves so much. The least we can do is look after you, provide you with accommodation that you want to spend time in and then give you ideas of what you might interested in when you want to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stayed with my husband for one night here. Lovely clean and spacious room. Had a lovely view over the garden. Owners really lovely and helpful with anything you deeded to know. Lovely and close to all amenities

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Ruby Thanks for finding time to leave your kind words - great to hear that you both enjoyed staying here - a single night doesn't offer a great deal of time to get a real flavour of everything that Eastbourne can offer, but I do hope it's left you fancying a little more :) See you again I hope... More 

Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A very friendly welcome . Lovely big room nicely decorated with great little kitchen and bathroom, all spotlessly clean. Excellent breakfast, but had eaten too much the night before to make the most of it! Thank you Carl and Sarah

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Lynn Thank you for your kind words (the girls here will be chuffed to hear 'spotless'!). Great to hear you enjoyed yourselves - including the breakfast! We've just received a Sussex Breakfast award meaning that we source local produce from sustainable sources wherever possible so it's rewarding to get the feedback :) Carl More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We enjoyed our stay in Eastbourne very much, the guesthouse was clean and the owners very hospitable. We had a great time at the beach which is super close-by. We also had a good time walking around the area and had some really nice food at local restaurants. Thanks for having us!

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Ollie It was a pleasure having you guys stay - glad you enjoyed yourself around Eastbourne, with the beach and all the main attractions so close by - gazing out to the sea as I open the door of the guesthouse every day always brings a smile to my face! See you again I hope Carl More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We enjoyed ourbstay in Eastbourne. The hotel was in a great location. The self catering kitchen was a bonus but no oven just a microwave. Breakfast as an extra for self caterers was a treat. The noisy plumbing didn't spoil our experience. The bathroom facilities were very good.

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Thanks for finding time for the review, Janice and lovely to hear you enjoyed yourselves. The extra space and flexibility of the kitchens seems to work well for so many of our guests - they're well equipped other than not having an oven although we're always very happy to let guests use the main guesthouse oven if they fancy baking... More 

Frome, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Lovely room; good to have kitchenette with option to make own meals. Also possible to have the Guesthouse breakfast. Location handy for station, sea front, shops and restaurants. Friendly welcome - tea and cakes appreciated after a long drive.

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carlstanger, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Dave After a long drive the least we can do is to reward you with tea and sustenance and allow you to step outside for an invigorating stroll along the prom or up along the Seven Sisters clifftops :) Glad the kitchen worked well for you as well. See you again Carl More 

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