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The View Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Grand Parade Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4DN, England (Formerly Eastbourne Centre)
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Ranked #8 of 43 Hotels in Eastbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Karenbs34 Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First time staying here, although my partner had visited several times on union courses. He was impressed with the changes that had been made to the hotel. We had a seaview room which was modern, comfortable and clean. The food at breakfast and dinner was lovely, though dinner portions were a little small. We found the staff very friendly and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Didn't get off to the best start. I had booked the hotel a couple of weeks previously and in the meantime the hotel had changed its name (the website was still showing the previous name as well), so it took a phone call to establish exactly which hotel I was staying in. They said that they were trying to call... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I last visited and reviewed this hotel in 2010 and couldn't rate it highly enough. Sadly this visit was a huge disappointment. The double balcony executive room was still very clean, with wonderful large bathroom, but the magnificent views were marred by dreadfully filthy patio windows and a build up of cobwebs on the balcony. Basic lack of maintenance, dirt... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a pleasure to find a seaside hotel that was modern and of a high standard. We had a seaview room which was a real bonus, all the staff were helpful. The dining room was still waiting to be refurbished but was still pleasant; breakfast was good but could possibly have had a little more choice and bigger plates! We... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had a wonderfull stay with a very nice seaview. The room is well aired, a comfy bed and an excellent and clean bathroom. Breakfast was one of the best I've had in the UK and dinner was soo good that I just could not get enough, I can say I went to bed fullfilled. All in all an excellent... More

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Shipston on Stour, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault the hotel except for the very poor evening meals. If we hadn't paid for half board we'd have gone elsewhere. Breakfast is fine. Our room is huge with a lovely balcony. Staff are friendly and helpful.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel had a wonderful time the rooms were high standard and staff helpful stayed August 2013 one of the best hotel I have stayed in so far. The location and views are great don't be put off by the dated exterior inside is modern

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

Dear pigeonfancier Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your most recent stay with us. It was fantastic to read that you still think we are the ‘best hotel’! I’m pleased to announce that we are starting some gentle improvements to the externals of the Hotel so we hope that people will grow to love the... More

Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saturday one night stay with family to celebrate wedding anniversary and birthday.This was combined with a visit to the local Congress theatre which was close by.Would recommend this hotel.Staff very helpful friendly.

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

Dear Valerie C A belated Happy Anniversary & Birthday! Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay. We agree the Hotel is really handy for the Theatres and it was great to read that you found the team to be their usual helpful and friendly selves. Thanks for saying you’d recommend us and we do... More

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night at the end of august, we have stayed in quite a few hotels in eastbourne but this is by far the best, comfortable bed, very clean bathroom, good wifi, shower ok. The view from the balcony is outstanding. The breakfast was lovely and there was far to much to choose from, spoilt for choice. The... More

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

Dear Steve R Thank you for taking the time to write up a review of your stay. As a seasoned traveller to Eastbourne it was fantastic to read that you think we are ‘by far the best’! Thank you for your kind words about the ‘lovely’ breakfast and I’m pleased you received our usual helpful and happy service. Let’s hope... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a double room with balcony - lovely room apart from there is no mini bar and there is no room service after 9pm. Only to enrage me further I found and empty beer bottle on the balcony plus the garden furniture was covered in cobwebs. The only water that was available was from the tap or as I... More

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

Dear Douglas C Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us. We are reviewing our room service offering and I’m pleased to say that we will be operating this for extended hours in the near future. It was disappointing to read that you found some issues with your balcony and I will... 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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