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The Cooden Beach Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cooden Beach, Cooden Sea Road, Bexhill-on-Sea TN39 4TT, England (Formerly Jarvis Cooden Beach)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have visited twice, fine for bar food so can't comment on overnight stay. Pleasant staff, a good stop off for a snack or drink by the beach. Drawbacks are a the antiquated system for ordering - you place order at bar and then have to do a 'walk of shame' past all the other al fresco people to get back... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

WOW !!! If anyone is considering this Hotel for a wedding venue I can only say DO IT ! My daughters wedding was simply the best day of my life not only because of the people invited but also the venue . From the start of the organizing it was made individual and personal to us thanks to Jenny and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i was between visiting friends in Kent and my daughter in Brighton so decided on a one night stay at The Cooden Beach. Firstly I arrived by train and the location of the hotel next to the local railway station (Cooden Beach) was fine especially as I had quite a heavy case. I arrived at 1pm and my room was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It suited us to be here as we had been away from home and due to play golf early next morning at the adjacent, excellent Cooden Beach Golf Club. This is not a trendy modern hotel - far from it and thus enjoyed by its clientele. When we arrived Sunday lunch was just finishing together with resident pianist and lots... More

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Hampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't want to sound grouchy because we only met with friendly smiles and helpfulness from the hotel staff but this place is massively anachronistic and still feels like a British seaside hotel of the 1960s. The hotel is simply not good enough, in its layout, its service, its catering, to justify the prices charged. It can only be the absence... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I last stayed at this hotel a couple of years' ago and it was again a pleasant experience. The situation is perfect, right on the beach though it is a pebble beach unless the tide goes out, when swathes of sand appear. I asked for a single room and wasn't disappointed with the view, straight out to sea with just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to golden beach for my aunties 100th birthday party. We were created by a lovely girl on reception. She was veery helpful. The staff at the party were polite and friendly. The food was lovely. The staff did my auntie proud. Our room was a little dated but very clean. The bed was so convey. Breakfast was top... More

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last time we stayed in this hotel (about 14 years' ago) we had a lovely time. This time we found the same decor as 14 years' ago and it was coming of the walls in places in addition to looking very tired. We decided to have dinner in the Tavern and were amazed that the waiter didn't know if a... More

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CoodenBeach36, Manager at The Cooden Beach Hotel, responded to this review

We are rather surprised and somewhat dismayed to read your review. 14 years ago the hotel was owned by Jarvis, the décor was often described as Rhubarb & Custard due to the dark pink and yellow walls, the carpet was positively psychedelic! The cloakrooms were shabby and very dated. The bedrooms and their bathrooms certainly did have a lot of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used this hotel as our wedding reception on 14/6/14 and we genuinely could not have wished for anything more! The staff could not do more for us and everything was exactly what we asked for and more! We decided against booking a Toastmaster and the hotel provided a fantastic gentleman called Chris to keep everything on track. Not only... More

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CoodenBeach36, Manager at The Cooden Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted that your wedding went well and 'according the plan', we do love to host weddings here which I think is the secret of our success. We do appreciate the time you have taken to post your review and thank you for your very kind comments. More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been visiting friends and expected a nice, peaceful weekend. It was not to be. We were kept awake practically the whole of our second night by drunken guests staying in the next room who were so drunk they could not get in their room. They had to send for assistance and when they finally did gain access, they... More

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CoodenBeach36, Manager at The Cooden Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Please accept our most sincere apologies for the noise you experienced during the night of your stay and the subsequent unfortunate experience at the reception desk. While we hope that guests would always consider other guests it is most unfortunate that this is not a guarantee. We do accommodate guests who would like to take breakfast on the Terrace without... More

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Address: Cooden Beach, Cooden Sea Road, Bexhill-on-Sea TN39 4TT, England (Formerly Jarvis Cooden Beach)
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Bexhill-on-Sea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cooden Beach Hotel 3*
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Amenities

Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1928 the Hotel is a building of character which has undergone several changes of ownership in its time. The beginning of 2005 was the year the current owner took over the hotel and since then has totally refurbished the building, adding a beautiful beachside terrace to enjoy refreshments overlooking the sea and stunning sunsets over the Sussex Downs. A Silver Service Restaurant, Traditional Pub and Lounge Bar cater for all guest requirements. ... more   less 
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