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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   31-41 Carlisle Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JS, England
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The Congress Hotel
Ranked #17 of 43 Hotels in Eastbourne
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were a party from greenwich london we stayed at the Congress hotel for 8th to the 12th december I was in room 5 spotlessly clean ,really good food and entertainment the staff were great . Nothing was to much trouble for them. Could not fault any thing We all had a great time .Hetty.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A party of about 50 of us stayed at the congress hotel in Eastbourne for four nights from the 8 until the 12 of December,we had a great stay the rooms were very clean,and the food both morning and evening was very good,the staff were friendly and helpfull.the entertainment in the evening was very good.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

this is the third time we've been to this hotel. have had the most brilliant holiday each time, we went in July this year and instead of taking our travel cot we used the hotels which was brilliant. the staff were brilliant so helpful with everything including making child portions of dinners for my one year old and washing his... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Lovely hotel very clean , room was very spacious and well looked after . It could have done with a curtain on the entrance door into the room . Room 16 . The hotel staff were very helpful , breakfast staff were lovely and nothing was too much trouble for them

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Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My wife and I have just spent 4 nights with a coach party at The Congress Hotel. Eastbourne. On arrival and throughout the whole stay the staff were most helpful and pleasant. The room was spacious with all the usual facilities. It is a little old fashioned but clean and well maintained. It has a warm and friendly atmosphere. We... More 

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Swindon
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Was a great place for us for the Airshow. Only stayed one night but no complaints. A bit old fashion, but staff very friendly. A nice sized room and the bed was very confortable. Lovely breakfast and you had your own waiter/ress. Not much parking at hotel but plenty of street parking which enabled us to leave the car for... More 

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Having just returned from The Congress Hotel with a group of 30 people, some of which were disabled, vegetarian and suffering from Celiac disease. The hotel and the staff were very accommodating and could not do enough to help any of us and the food was excellent. The rooms and the public areas of the hotel were spotless, we would... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Good breakfast table service. Over sixties it seems. It was OK. I'd do it again. I like big old houses, this was a rabbit warren of stairs and doors. Can imagine giving up and sleeping on landing if anebriated which I wasn't! Run a ball of string from your door handle. LOL!

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Woking, United Kingdom
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188 reviews 188 reviews
49 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I arrived in Eastbourne by train, on business, and carrying four different pieces of luggage. My taxi driver from the railway station was very helpful, not so the hotel on arrival... The front door of the hotel was locked and I spent several minutes ringing every bell and knocking on the door trying to get attention. In the end, a... More 

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Birmingham.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Although this hotel is a little dated inside and could do with better lighting in places the staff are eager to please and nice with it. WiFi was available in most rooms and the comfort of the bed was to die for, just didn't want to get out of it

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Address: 31-41 Carlisle Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Hotel Class:2 star — The Congress Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 63
Also Known As:
Congress Hotel Eastbourne

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