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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set around half a mile from the town centre of Eastbourne, with just a small walk to the beach itself, this hotel is idyllic for anyone who wants a break away from the hustle and bustle that life brings. Rooms are of decent sizing and cleaned to perfection everyday, with access to massage therapy and such on site. Spent 4...

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Southern England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No problem having the dog. We had a shabby but clean and comfortable room. Very cheap so can't complain. Not much water pressure for the shower but it was hot. Excellent location with places to eat nearby. No one around when checking out so had to leave keys in reception. Would stay again if taking dog.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Booked two rooms for a business stay for colleagues. Tried to cancel after one night due to the poor standards, this is definitely not a 3 star hotel. My colleagues were covered in bites after been eaten alive all night by bed bugs. The shower was a slight trickle of water, the rooms are shabby and tired. The manager refused...

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Just back after a weeks stay , couldn't fault anything, we had one of the basement rooms ( no stairs bonus ) we did have 2 small dogs with us , the room was plenty big enough , serviced daily , plenty of tea and coffee, bed really comfy. Lounge / day room was good with plenty of chairs ,...

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lichfield
Reviewed October 14, 2016

I had a nice room with a sea view. Serviced every day. It was the most comfortable bed ever and the pillows are amazing. Extra blankets were provided but not needed as the room was nice and warm. Hairdryer and toiletries are provided along with plenty of tea and coffee. Had no problems parking in the square, the wonderful host...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here when in Eastbourne for a night out. This hotel is an amazing find and an amazing price. My partner and I attended a show which was at the Congress theatre which turned out to be just across the road from the hotel. The hotel is a beautiful Victorian building which has a lot of original features. The bedroom...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 5, 2016

There was no real greeting on our arrival just shown to our rooms. We were in the basement rooms which were dark and dingy with a high wall for a view. The room smelt musty and the furniture looked like it had been found in the local dump. I immediately asked to be moved. the next room was a little...

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Great Bookham, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Was meant to be a double room but was size of a single. Furniture looked like it came from a second hand shop. Was the sort of place you would expect social services to put people. Horrible carpets, curtains didn't fit, some detector beeping.

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London
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Booked a 3 night stay here rated on Booking.Com as 3 star. Was asked by hotel what time we would be arriving room was not ready. It had a terrible smell when you entered a very musty smell. Sprayed our room with Impulse. The wallpaper was hanging off in places the paint chipped the carpets looked old. We paid £86...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 10, 2016

On the plus side, the service from the one staff member we met was excellent. The room was quiet and clean.The Wi-Fi worked with a bit of patience. Location is ideal for sea front. Everything else will throw shade over your life. The room fittings took me back to a 1950's era of the typical seaside resort, saucy postcards and...

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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Ellesmere

Address: 11 Wilmington Square, Eastbourne BN21 4EA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: $47 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Ellesmere 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Basement rooms no stairs”
 of 5 bubbles stephg159, Nov 5, 2016 | Read review
“I cannot recommend any rooms.”
  • Light over sink which didn't work
 of 5 bubbles Tinkyp1975, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“I cannot imagine there is one. Be prepared to feel fleeced.”
 of 5 bubbles Arty26, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“i chose 9 and it was big enougn for me (small double )”
 of 5 bubbles evievee2014, May 17, 2016 | Read review
“rooms i guess would be the same so not sure”
 of 5 bubbles pault702, Dec 7, 2015 | Read review
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