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The Guesthouse East

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   13 Hartington Place, Eastbourne BN21 3BS, England
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Ranked #16 of 73 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the friendliest service I've ever had, everyone we saw was accommodating and helpful. The location was excellent too, a stones throw from the beach. You do get a parking permit but just beware, at peak times you'll have to spend a bit of time trying to find a space. Apart from that wonderful place, clean and well presented.

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

Hi Niall Thanks for finding time for the review and lovely to hear your enjoyed the customer service - living right next to the sea at the guesthouse tends to keep us all happy and relaxed so good to hear that it came across well :) More

London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were a little early on arrival, but all the same, was welcomed warmly and sincerely by Sharon. Once we had unloaded our items, we headed off to explore Eastbourne. This guesthouse, was a great location for our walking children of 3 & 5, a nice "family" leisurely 2 minute stroll to the beach, 5 minute to the shopping/town centre.... More

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

So pleased that you and family enjoyed your time with us in Eastbourne. If the children sleep through and are generally happy on holiday, everything else seems to fall nicely into place (well, that's the way it works for my clan on holiday anyway). And thank you for your kind words - Sharon was chuffed when I let her know... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Having read other reviews we were not disappointed- would highly recommend to everyone. The location is perfect-and can't wait to return soon-our room was spacious and extremely clean-very friendly greeting too!

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

Thank for the lovely feedback. Am mighty relieved that you weren't disappointed though your review raises the bar even higher! See you again Carl More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Fabulous hosts and excellent facilities made our two day family stay very comfortable at the Guesthouse East. Great location, next to the sea front, would highly recommend the great breakfast that Sarah and Carl offer. Highly recommended to families and would return.

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

Hi there Thanks for the kind words and helpful feedback for others - we're very lucky in that all the rooms are very spacious (at least very large doubles) and some are massive (big enough for a family of 5, as was yours). Some families also book two rooms together as the top floor can effectively be sealed off and... More

Inuyama, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had a great stay at this wonderful hotel. The room was excellent and the location was very near the beach and the famous Eastbourne Pier. Carl and Sarah were so friendly and very helpful. I highly recommend this hotel.

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

I'm so pleased to hear that you enjoyed yourself at The Guesthouse East and Eastbourne :) I'm glad that our recommendations on places to eat and things to do worked well - it is always a pleasure to help people get the most out of their stays. Thanks for finding time for the review. Carl More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

From the moment we found the Guesthouse East on the internet, through all our correspondence, through our welcome and subsequent stay, we could not have been happier with our choice. We were able to self-cater in a family-friendly "B&B" and felt totally comfortable in every sense of the word. It lived up to all our expectations and we couldn't recommend... More

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

Hi Ann Really pleased that it worked out well for you and your family here at The Guesthouse East. Having the whole of top floor does provide lots of space and making it completely private adds a nice dimension (albeit with the stairs!). See you all again I hope and thanks for finding time for the lovely review. Carl More

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Carl, Sarah and their staff could not do enough to make our family wedding weekend run smoothly. I would highly recommend staying at The Guesthouse East as they catered for our party which ranged in age from 19 to 81yrs. The apartments are very spacious, clean and welcoming. I would highly recommend this establishment which is in a great central... More

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

Lovely to hear that the wedding went well, Bridget - the outfits looked fab! It was a real pleasure having you all here - the dining room seems to make for a great communal space and the rooms are large and flexible enough to accommodate most needs - and we'll always try to allocate the rooms on the lower floor... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed only one night but we had a really warm welcome and were really impressed with our room as it is not easy to find anywhere that sleeps a family of 5. Great location too, easy walking distance to town and you can see the sea from the window.

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

Hi SG Thanks for the lovely review and feedback on our Suite 6 - it does work well for large families plus the fab view and the kitchen is a real bonus. Nice to have you guys here for a while. Carl More

Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from a two night stay at the guesthouse east. Sarah and Carl were very warm and welcoming. Our room was spacious and the addition of the kitchen suited our needs. We stay in Eastbourne regularly and this is a gem of a find. We had a very enjoyable weekend and highly recommend The Guesthouse East.

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

Hi there Thanks v much for the feedback - which we know is much appreciated by other (future) guests. Great to hear you enjoyed yourselves and the space and flexibility of the separate kitchens. We'd love to look after you again when you're next back on the Sunshine Coast! Carl More

Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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

Hi PJ Thanks for taking the time to leave the lovely review :) We'll always do our very best to make life as relaxed as possible for our guests (it's turned into a professional quest!) so the least we could do was to help move all your belongings for a room switch. We would never surprise anyone by asking for... More

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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*
Number of rooms: 6
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