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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent location, very neat, good rooms, very friendly staff, helpful...... This sums up the hotel. This was a business trip and we got a room which had no sea view. There was a problem with my bag lock and the staff was more than helpful. The breakfast has a short display but they bring in hot food made specially for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were delighted with the View. We have stayed in a number of different hotels over the years with our 2 children and this was the one that we have enjoyed most and provided the best value for money. The room was enormous with a spectacular view of the sea and promenade. The bathroom was spotless and airy. We ate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its the second time I've stayed at this lovely hotel but first time as a single. the hotel is as fantastic as ever very clean the staff are always very friendly and helpful great food and not over priced. the room I stayed in on the 5th floor ( there are 3 large lifts ) has great sea views and... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay here on a regular basis. Very popular hotel so sometimes struggle to get a room, but this is not a negative! Staff very friendly. Breakfast is average, the rooms are well equipped, the sea-view rooms have got some amazing views! Only real criticism with the rooms are; the pillows can be sometimes like paving slabs (depending what room you... More 

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

Dear Chris D Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your return stay with us. It was great to read that we have continued to meet your expectations and once again you enjoyed our sea view rooms. In regards to the pillows, the standard is indeed on the hard side but there are soft pillows available... More 

Polegate
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having promised ourselves a Christmas away for years we finally took the plunge and booked at The View. We were delighted with the fabulous view towards the Wish Tower from Room 305. A few hiccups in the restaurant on our first evening nearly made me run for the hills BUT the rest of our stay was superb. We had booked... More 

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

Dear Lesley H Thank you for your kind words and for sharing your experience of your stay at the hotel over the Christmas period. The views from our balcony rooms are definitely amazing and I was delighted to read you enjoyed it and ended up extending one night. I am sorry about the issue in the restaurant on your first... More 

Seaford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the hotel. The evening was part of a package. 5 course meal including champagne reception, with canapes. The meal was in a function room overlooking the sea. Brilliant music. The meal and the service were first class. great bunch of fellow revellers. The point is that I am not I was expecting it to... More 

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

Dear Eric R What a great way to stat the New Year! Thank you so much for your comments, it is much appreciated. I was thrilled to read you had such a brilliant time and we exceeded your expectations. I look forward to welcoming you back to The View for your next visit. Kind Regards Matt More 

Rochester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the balcony certainly lives up to the hotel's name. We stayed New Year's eve, arriving 5pm and negotiating a good last minute rate. Room was nice and quiet despite the hotel hosting its own Party, we were on the 3rd floor with a full sea view. Room was modern and clean, and thankfully had modern double glazing... More 

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

Dear Graham S Thank you ever so much for your great comments! I was glad to read you enjoyed the comfort of your room with the beautiful view, as well as the breakfast and the service. The accommodation we offer is indeed of a superior quality our staff is prepared to exceed guest’s expectations. We hope that you’ll be back... More 

Surrey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed between Christmas and New Year, our original booking was for 2 nights but we were so pleased with the room and the amazing sea view that we stayed an additional night. Ilona Schreiber on reception was extremely helpful and also the very kind member of staff that jump started our car as we had a flat battery! Will definitely... More 

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

Dear SurreyLady Thank you very much for your review. It was great to read that you enjoyed your stay so much that you ended up staying longer! Also, thank you for mentioning Ilona and Stuart (who helped you with your car); they were very happy to read our comments. We hope you don’t wait too long before your next visit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights on 2 and 3 Jan with my sister. Although I would say it is a no frills hotel, we had a very pleasant stay and thought it good value for money. Clean, comfortable, helpful staff. Great seafront location, lovely view from our balcony. A good base for visiting Eastbourne. Room was a bit drafty but apart from... More 

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

Dear Cathryn K Thank you for sharing your recent experience at the View, it is much appreciated. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay. The views from our rooms are definitely unique amongst the hotels in Eastbourne, as well as the location, making it the place to stay! We look forward to welcoming you back to The... More 

Godalming, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On arrival The View hotel looks stunning and modern and sleek, checking in very easy and efficient, husband had booked executive suite as a family room , had two boys age 12 and 9 with us. Given room on third floor 301 first looks very nice, but missing a few basics like tv guide, any hotel information other than room... More 

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

Dear sammG_13 Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us. I was sorry to read you experienced some issues with you room, which have been now rectified. Our Guest Services Directory is being updated at present and we will be in place soon. I’m also sorry that you were not satisfied with... More 

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Address: Grand Parade Eastbourne, Eastbourne BN21 4DN, England (Formerly Eastbourne Centre)
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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
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Eastbourne
#4 Romantic Hotel in Eastbourne
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Eastbourne
#8 Family Hotel in Eastbourne

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