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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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  • 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I attended a conference at the View so this can't be a full review. I only used the restaurant for breakfast and the typical mass, cheap lunch one gets at a conference, so it wouldn't be fair to comment on that. From the outside, compared to some of the older hotels along the seafront, the View does not seem that... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights a couple of week's ago. Love this hotel. Pleasant decor throughout. Room and bathroom spotless. Self-service full English breakfast as well as cold items nicely displayed. Wouldn't stay elsewhere in Eastbourne if we can help it.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Karenbs34 Thank you for taking the opportunity to write a review of your recent stay with us. It was fantastic to read that your partner appreciates the changes that are being made to improve the Hotel for all guests. In particular thank you for highlighting the level of cleanliness and the friendly and helpful teams you encountered. We hope... More

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151 reviews 151 reviews
115 hotel reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear NB1957 Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us. I am sincerely sorry for the confusion following our recent name change which was in the period of transition when we were trying to get everything ready at the same time. I believe I was at Reception when you arrived and the... More

Bedfordshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Travellingfran Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your most recent stay. It was rather saddening to read that the improvements that we have made since the last time you stayed were unnoticed and I am sorry that we didn’t meet your expectations this time. Whilst the frequency of window cleaning remains the same although... More

oxford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Matt_Huddart, General Manager at The View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jaloOxford Thank you for taking the time to write a most complimentary review of your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed and appreciated the modern surroundings and the high standards that we work hard to achieve. As you note we are planning to make some improvements to the Restaurant and I’ll look into... More

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Matt_Huddart, General Manager at The View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Adam T Thanks for writing a review it is appreciated. I’m thrilled you had a wonderful stay with us and were able to take in the view from your bedroom. We appreciate that the choice at dinner might not at times suit every taste but I’m pleased with your report that it was ‘so’ good for you and thank... More

Shipston on Stour, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Matt_Huddart, General Manager at The View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maria C Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay. It was great to read that you received our usual friendly and helpful service although I’m sorry if you didn’t enjoy your evening meals. We constantly review our menus and look at feedback and are pleased to cater for individual requirements wherever possible. We’ve... More

england
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 4 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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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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