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“Winter stay for <£30... With awesome breakfast!” 5 of 5 stars
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The Sheldon
4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   9 - 11 Burlington Place, Eastbourne BN21 4AS, England   |  
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Ranked #25 of 73 Eastbourne B&B and Inns
Sussex
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Winter stay for <£30... With awesome breakfast!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute single room booking to meet friends in town. What a comfortable, friendly stay. Great location too, and even let me park the day of checkout while I finished my Christmas shopping. Will recommend to others, thank you!

  • Stayed December 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My Husband and I spent 2 nights at The Sheldon the beginning of this week, I would highly recommend this Hotel, we had a double room that was a very Good size, bed was seriously comfy, slept like a log (which I rarely do away from home), Breakfast was very good, and the added bonus of parking really does make this Hotel a real gem. We will definitely be returning as are frequent visitors to Eastbourne to visit family.

  • Stayed November 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We decided to use up some holiday and booked in at The Sheldon. We're so glad we did !! It's a family run business and there is a really nice feel about the place. Staff are friendly, the rooms are clean (and ours was massive) and the beds are to die for !!! Our bed was so comfy, we took photos of the labels to try and get the same mattress for at home - how sad are we ?? The breakfast is brilliant, so much choice and they can't accommodate enough. The fact that breakfast AND parking are included in the price makes it such good value for money. We will certainly book into The Sheldon again if we are ever in Eastbourne. It's close to the shops and the beach is at the end of the road. Can't ask for any more than that !!

Room Tip: We only saw our room but I would imagine all of the rest are just as nice. The people who run the pl...
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  • Stayed November 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Booked for an overnight stay in Eastbourne - Literally, phoned up spoke to the hotel, who confirmed room and would be available on our arrival an hour later. The room was lovely, updated, modern, with home comforts, free wi fi, flat screen tv, tea/coffee facilities etc. The bathroom although small was fine. The breakfast in the morning was superb, so much selection and all in the price of the room. I would definately stay there again. Thank you for fitting us in at short notice.

  • Stayed November 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went to Eastbourne for a 4 night stay in October and found the Sheldon to be excellent accommodation. On arrival we were up-graded from a Standard to a Superior room - at no extra cost! Incidentally, this was the biggest room we have ever had in any of the hotels we've visited over the years. Very comfortable and well laid-out.
The hotel, which is very close to the town centre, although easy to find if approached from the Prom, has a fair-sized car park although, it must be said, access is a little tight (6ft 2in high, not sure of the width.)
Owner Judith was most hospitable and her staff friendly and efficient. A minor problem with the shower was attended to quickly.
The breakfast - full English - was well presented, piping hot and very tasty. We loved the crockery so much that we've ordered some for ourselves! The only downside was that there wasn't any Worcestershire Sauce to sprinkle on the baked beans!
All-in-all, would we go there again? Definitely. Would we recommend the Sheldon to others? Definitely

  • Stayed October 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stayed here in October 2014 and whilst the hotel is reasonably ok, the room above the car park drivethrough was a little small and in desperate need of a paint. The walls had crayon over them and the skirting was chipped and badly scuffed. The sink also was cracked badly and the shower over the bath had black mould on the sloped ceiling above you.

However the owners and staff were both pleasant and helpful. Breakfast was lovely and cooked to order and we were very happy with the hotel generally. It also has excellent location with good parking out the back.

Room Tip: NOT the room above the drivethrough to the car park!
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  • Stayed October 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Settle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed there for two nights in a lovely suite,nice decor,spotless,good WIFI and breakfast was superb.Handy for the seafront and town .Will definately stay there again and parking which is at a premium on the South Coast. Excelle.nt

Room Tip: We had a suite and my daughter and her husband had a dbl room ,both were excellent.
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  • Stayed October 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about The Sheldon

Address: 9 - 11 Burlington Place, Eastbourne BN21 4AS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 73 B&Bs / Inns in Eastbourne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sheldon 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sheldon is a 4* family owned and run bed and breakfast. It has 20 lovely en-suite bedrooms with FREE on-site parking, so it ideal for those visiting the theatre, shops, beach, pier and most attractions as you can walk just about anywhere! Wi-fi is available in the hotel, FREE of charge! All our rooms benefit from flat screen TV with satellite, guest refreshment tray, towels and toiletries. We have a room to suit every budget - 5x Classic single, 1x Exclusive single, 2x Budget Double, 4x Standard Double/Twin, 6x Superior Double/Twin and our Luxury Suite. We have a spacious dining room and 2x guest lounges. We look forward to meeting you! ... more   less 
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