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Ocklynge Manor Bed & Breakfast

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Mill Rd, Eastbourne BN21 2PG, England
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Ranked #5 of 73 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
DawnandPhil Bath, United Kingdom
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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have been staying with Wendy and David since 2005 and can't speak highly enough of the hospitality they provide. This is just what you always dream a B & B can be. The welcome is warm and friendly, the rooms are wonderful, the food is fresh and home cooked. In fact, the offering is flawless. Wendy and David love... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Wendy and David, your hosts at this outstanding B&B, have worked so hard on their garden to bring it up to a standard featured on a BBC Chelsea programme. This hard work is carried over into the B&B which is far better than many 5 star hotels. Nothing is too much trouble whether you need a taxi ,restaurant or two... More

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Folkestone
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

All we read in other reviews about Ocklynge Manor are true - this truly is an exceptional B & B. Everything about our stay was perfect. Wendy and her husband have created a wonderful and tranquil establishment. Wendy greeted us with tea and home made cake and showed us to our fabulously spacious suite with separate dressing room, en-suite and... More

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Andover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Worth a detour, indeed. Wendy and her husband have created a very special oasis. We arrived from an 8-day trek on the South Downs Way. She greeted us in pearls and her gardening apron and immediately brought us tea in a silver tea service with homemade cake in the oriel overlooking her remarkable garden. The decor, from beige linen slipcovers... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My husband and I stayed here the night after our wedding. We got married just outside of Eastbourne and as we don't live in the area we wanted somewhere nice to stay that wasn't too far away. I booked Ocklynge Manor after reading all the 5 star reviews on Tripadvisor, and it certainly lived up to expectations. Not only are... More

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Grimsby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

They say" leave the best for last "when travelling back home.,which is exactly what we did. I feel in love with the gardens before we arrived and was certainly not disappointed with our choice of 2 nights in Eastbourne.We had travelled the way down from the Lake District and the minute we arrived we were greeted by dear Wendy who... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We usually stay in a hotel when travelling, so this was the first time we have tried a Bed and Breakfast. I have been known to be very "picky " and critical of the standard of many holiday accommodations, so it is with great pleasure I am able to compliment Wendy on her establishment. Not only was it on a... More

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Leicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We have just returned from a delightful stay at Ocklynge Manor. The Georgian house stands on ancient site going back to Roman times and once an important Commandery of the Knights of St John of Jerusalem. The high boundary wall hides a garden that will take your breath away. The rooms are clean, spacious and very comfortable and there is... More

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Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

This was the second time I have stayed at Ocklynge having previously been here in 2010. The intervening years have not seen the quality of this B&B change. It's still as very good and a great place to stay to explore what Sussex has to offer. Remarkably good value for a 5 star stay. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Ocklynge Manor is a lovely place to stay. Everything about the place is perfect - Wendy is an excellent host who goes out of her way to help you in every way, including with information about places of interest in the area and local restaurants etc; breakfast was excellent and our rooms were very beautifully furnished and maintained. And make... More

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Address: Mill Rd, Eastbourne BN21 2PG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Ocklynge Manor Bed & Breakfast 5*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Eastbourne's only Bed & Breakfast to be awarded 5 Gold Stars by the AA & Visit Britain. Placed 3rd in "The Independent Newspaper's" 50 Best British Bed & Breakfasts 2007. Free private parking in gated courtyard. Quiet location. Home-made bread, cakes and marmalades. The site was formerly a monastery for the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem. Elegant Grade 2 Listed Georgian house set in walled garden. Once home to Peter Pan illustrator, Mabel Lucy Attwell. ... more   less 
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