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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly this was just an overnight stay. Vastly preferable to a boring hotel, this was a superior guesthouse with many lovely touches and endless interesting books, photograhpy and art. It is evident that the owner has invested a lot of care and love in making this a very special place. He made sure the woodburning stove was alight for our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 29, 2017

One very cold night's stay in this lovely B & B hosted by a charming man who made us very welcome. The bed was wonderful with excellent bed linen. The whole was stunning with lots of collections of books, art and masks. Since we were the only guests we were given a choice of bedroom and selected the four poster...

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Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful place! Our room was large and comfortable, and the breakfast excellent, with lots of unusual choices. Our host was charming and very obliging, lighting a fire for us in the drawing room as we enjoyed a drink on the house in the evening. Definitely recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed December 7, 2016

The view of the Cloudesley from the street wasn't that fabulous but the room was just lovely. Spacious and well decorated. We did wonder though about the owner's attention to other details - like knowing who we were, whether we had paid and how long we were staying. Despite booking months in advance and making contact closer to our arrival...

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at The Cloudsley for a weekend break. The very large room - with a four poster bed - was full of character with plenty of storage, comfy chairs and "real" tea and coffee (a jug of fresh milk was given to us to keep in the small fridge in the bedroom). The breakfast was very good and...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 24, 2016

I have waited some time to write this. I married a girl from Hastings and we often return there from abroad. This time we needed accommodation and were drawn by the Cloudesley's location and descriptions, but it was not easy to visualise how bedrooms named after medieval Persian poets, artwork, and flowers would fit in with the practicalities of a...

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Preston UK
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Stewed here for 2 nights recently. The property has been refurbished to a high standard and we were very pleased with our choice. The host was welcoming , informative and a Chelsea gold medal winner and acclaimed photographer to boot. The wifi is being up graded which will help. The breakfast was exceptional with organic produce, fresh juices and fruit,...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Absolutely fantastic B+B. Great vibe, stunning decor, lovely room and super comfy bed, plus an outstanding breakfast. It's a tiny bit tucked in from the sea front, just a 10 min walk, but personally think that's part of it's charm as you feel like you're in a personal, lovely and cool neighbourhood. I noticed it's very near St Leonards train...

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 17, 2016

An excellent stay at The Cloudsley, from arrival to departure this bed and breakfast accommodation is up there with the best we have stayed in. The owner and staff members were really pleasant and nothing seemed to be any trouble, including a request for something for breakfast not usually on the menu, breakfast was plentiful, both in choice and quality....

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend at the end of September. Fabulous bedroom, really comfy bed, bathroom small but well designed. Lovely breakfast, great to start with fresh fruit, and breakfast staff were helpful. Nice to have choice of CDs as music for breakfast too. Owner was very friendly and helpful and enjoyed explained his plans for the remaining parts of the...

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Multi award winning guesthouse previously listed by the Times as one of Britain's top 50 B&Bs, top 20 in Mail, top 4 in East Sussex by Telegraph. Gourmet breakfasts with wide selection to suit all tastes, catering to special diets; organic ingredients when available. Only Himalayan pink salt used in cooking. No microwaves. No televisions anywhere and no smoking throughout the property. Books collected over a lifetime in the guest bedrooms and drawing rooms. Free wifi. The two reception rooms cater for small, private gatherings with friends. Honesty bar in red drawing room that also has African mask collection. Wood burning stoves for winter warmth in both reception rooms. Free on-street parking. Approximately 15 minutes walk to seafront. Holistic therapies offered include massage, reiki and reflexology. For best availability and the full range of spa treatments please contact us directly. Now accepting Visa, MasterCard. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cloudesley

Address: 7 Cloudesley Road | St Leonards-on-Sea, Hastings TN37 6JN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Hastings
Price Range: $81 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Cloudesley 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“I stayed in Rumi at the top of the house. I was not able to get wi-fi in the room but had no problem in the lounge downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Ziggy029, 1 week ago | Read review
“We saw 3 rooms and they were all great, they just ranged in size.”
 of 5 bubbles JannN983, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“Be aware the bedrooms are on the upper floors, no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles Preston1955, Nov 7, 2016 | Read review
“Explain your requirements and the host will try to accommodate you as the rooms have different features.”
 of 5 bubbles Badge68, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“Loved Hafez room”
 of 5 bubbles Kjb50, Sep 5, 2016 | Read review
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