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Great Bookham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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2 of 5 stars 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... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars 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... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Ellesmere was nice enough for a two night stay. The staff we did meet were friendly. Our room was at the top of the hotel at the front of the building overlooking the square so we did, in a way, have a sea view. The room was fairly basic with everything one could need. The wi-fi was untrustworthy and we... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We had to be in Eastbourne for a one night stay and chose this hotel because of its location and the price. Okay, so the hotel is a little outdated but it's clean and comfortable. The hotel staff were really helpful. We had a good night's sleep as it hotel is in a quiet location and the bed was comfortable.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We stayed here for two nights on a room only basis. The lady who checked us in was very pleasant and friendly. We had room 10 on the third floor. It was very clean but was also well overdue for refurbishment. The beds were comfortable, but the room itself needed quite a bit of work to bring it up to... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

its my favourite down to earth place to stay with fab extra s like on site dvd library , comfy lounge , rooms as i wanted them , elevator working fine :) breakfast room a treat, good food ( extra ), location perfect for hill walks and quite beaches, theater nearby, on site holistic health salon (prebook) loved my second... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We have no one but ourselves to blame for staying here, we really should have checked out traveller photos instead of the professional ones! Very dated and mismatched, so overwhelmingly depressing, especially the view from the room at the rear of the hotel! Talk about a dump. This was my first visit to Eastbourne but it will definitely be the... More 

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

The only positive thing to be said that the owner when on site was very nice,but very little knowledge of the basic details,especially the location of the public transport,he did say that all the information was in the leaflet he had given us on arrival,but as he was not in the building we were never given this leaflet. Now the... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

We started at this hotel and ended up leaving at 1.00 am, as the bed was so uncomfortable that we couldn't sleep. It was so dated, dingy and dowdy. The bathroom wasn't clean, there was lime scale around the taps. The bathroom had a filthy carpet down, that felt grimy. Please also be very careful of rugs that turn up... More 

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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $49 - $104 (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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