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The View Hotel

3.0 of 5 Grand Parade Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4DN, England (Formerly Eastbourne Centre)
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Hythe, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a 2 night stay. We are both quite elderly and found the hotel idealy suited our requirements. The accommodation was both spacious and comfortable, We loved the contemporary design, being open but tastefully friendly. The staff were very professionaly warming. Dinner I fear was mediocre. We understand the difficulties currently being experienced with kitchin refurbishment, but, there were... More

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Essex
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I too was part of the Rotary Conference last weekend and can only reiterate my good comments like last time. Rooms and staff are lovely. In fact my room this time was even better than last time. My only disappointment was the food. I realise that this was all part of the package but it was quite poor. If you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this hotel, deserves a 5 star rating in all departments, staff from top to bottom, are very friendly efficient and nothing is to much trouble, excellent rooms, with lovely sea views, fantastic breakfast, full English, and continental, in a beautiful restaurant, with again sea views, lounge is of excellent quality, serving tea coffee and alcohol till midnight, I would recommend... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was at the same conference as an0n59, breakfast staff need more training but the food was good!! Staff were friendly and helpful.The hotel was excellent as were the rooms and the wonderful view, sipping wine on the balcony watching the sea and listening to the waves break on the beach was very very good for the soul, I would... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel was excellent, rooms excellant but food was very poor. It needs a lot of improvement especially when catering for a full hotel. Standards ver low. Was,pre like a cafe than a hotel, waiting staff need a lot of training.

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Matt_Huddart, General Manager at The View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear an0n59 Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us. I was pleased to read your initial feedback where you rated us excellent, although I’m disappointed to read that you did not fully enjoy your experience in the restaurant. As you are undoubtedly aware due to the levels of business in the... More

Skien
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from a 4 day stay with some friends. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this welcoming hotel with a very friendly and helpful staff both in the reception and the diningroom. The view from the balcony was breathtaking, and the sound of the rolling waves was very soothing at night! The room was nice and clean and the... More

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Matt_Huddart, General Manager at The View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear elisabethskien Thank you for your review of your 4 night stay with us. It was great to read that you received our usual warm welcome and appreciated the great facility that our balcony rooms offer. We agree our location is ‘ideal’ and I do hope that you’ll be back sometime in the future to have another enjoyable stay. Kind... More

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In Eastbourne for a conference, this hotel was able to cope with the numbers at breakfast, the rooms were well appointed, and comfortable and our sea view with balcony did not disappoint! The first evening we had a formal dinner which was good with efficient service, but the second evening's in the main dining room wasn't so tasty and the... More

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Matt_Huddart, General Manager at The View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sue J Thanks for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us. It was great to read that you were comfortable in your room and that you appreciated the balcony. Thank you for your positive feedback regarding the event you attended on Friday evening, although I am sorry that you were not as delighted... More

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in many many hotels but this one stood out. Great value, hotel very clean in general, very friendly staff and the room was the cleanest I have ever stayed in spotless!! The balcony and view was superb. Ate a meal in the bar area very good value, nicely presented and delicious.

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Matt_Huddart, General Manager at The View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jennieorton Thank you for your ‘fantastic’ review! It was great to read that your stay with us stood out from your many experiences of staying in Hotels. I love the pictures you've taken which demonstrate ‘The View’ from your balcony! I was further encouraged to read that you received our usual friendly level of service and high level of... More

Englishman
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from 3 night break. Previously I stayed in May. This Hotel is clean and tidy and well appointed for Sea Front , Theatres and access to the Town.The Prom walks are great and literally across the road.Staff here are helpful and always friendly and seem interested in giving you , the customer , as much help and advice... More

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Matt_Huddart, General Manager at The View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TheMasterEnglishman Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your latest stay with us. We agree that our location is just great for not only the beachfront, but also as you mention the Theaters and the Town centre. The team here do work hard to give the best possible level of service and I’m pleased that... More

Paris, France
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114 reviews 114 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand this venue used to belong to a union. It is now a hotel. The building isn't pretty but the location is terrific as it's right on the seafront and you can sit outside and have a drink on the balcony. I understand millions has been spent on refurbishing the building but the owners have missed a trick here... More

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Matt_Huddart, General Manager at The View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear fox555 Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit to the Hotel. It was disappointing that we didn’t meet your expectations in and particular that the décor wasn’t to your taste. I believe from reading your review that you may have visited us during the recent ‘Bonfire’ celebrations and I agree that during... More

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Address: Grand Parade Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4DN, England (Formerly Eastbourne Centre)
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 126
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Also Known As:
Eastbourne Centre Hotel Eastbourne
Centre Hotel Eastbourne

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