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Belle Tout Lighthouse

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm aware that reviews can sometimes be misleading but not this one, you have to visit Belle Tout Lighthouse. The location, the rooms, and the staff were amazing! Everything from the moment we we made the reservation, to actually arriving and being met by Ian, to the welcoming drinks at early evening, being showed to the beautiful rooms and the... More 

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Woodley
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a few weeks ago that we stayed at this strange looking little lighthouse with the most stunning views you can imagine. And now, looking back with fond memories, we can summarise our stay by saying it was truly fabulous. The interior is beautifully designed and has been adapted and furnished to the highest standard. But what makes Belle... More 

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Staplehurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I booked 2 nights. We got engaged in the lantern room at the top, Ian took the photos and was always very friendly and helpful, just awesome!!! Everything about Belle Tout is just amazing, the staff, Ian and Louise, the breakfasts, the room and the views!!! We stayed in the Shiraz room, absolutely fab!!!! Free drinks with... More 

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Walsall
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience! If only every other 'bed and breakfast' could replicate the greeting you get here and the feeling that nothing is too much trouble. Paul is a superb host, going out of his way to make sure that everything is to your liking. He hosts the early evening guests get together with aplomb, including generous complimentary drinks...his breakfasts... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in New England room. Extremely comfortable bed, very clean room, unique property with stunning rooms and a wonderful breakfast. Lovely hosts as well. A high light of our trip. One note...because it's a lighthouse, the wifi in your room is very weak, so you'll need to go to the lounge. No big deal...you should be there for the... More 

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi elecguitar, Thank you for such kind words. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to host for you again soon. Best Wishes Ian More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My birthday present this year was a night in a lighthouse, a kind of building I've always loved! This lighthouse though, the Belle Tout, in East Sussex, with views inland of the rolling South Downs, and east along the coast of the Seven Sisters cliffs, and west of the impressive newer Beachy Head lighthouse stood stubbornly in the English Channel,... More 

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi oicu1t1, Wow........Such a descriptive short story!!! I love it. Thank you for such an in depth review. You got lucky with the stars that night, how bright were they.??? You do get some great views from here, i'm so lucky!!! I hope one day you might return to let us host for you again and create some more treasured... More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my 50th birthday surprise and what a treat! Belle Tout is a beaut . We stayed in Beach hut room and had views of the downs and Beachy Head and the smaller light house. From the greeting by Ian as we pulled up to drinks at 5pm with the other quests, we were at home immediately. Spotlessly clean,... More 

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Thank Jackie K
lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Jackie K, Thank you so much for such lovely words, especially the personal praise.... You were wonderful to host for and I hope that you return in the future to do it all again. Best Wishes Ian More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Belle Tout with my girlfriend in the quirky Keeper's Loft. There is a warning on the website about this room but it was such fun to try it out. Other rooms here might be better for 'romantic interludes' but we loved the whole experience. Staff were utterly delightful, indormative and friendly. We received such a warm welcome.... More 

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Thank Jason G
lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Jason G, Thank you for your kind review of us. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the full lighthouse keeper experience in our Keepers Loft room. It was a pleasure to host for you both and I hope we get the chance to do it all again soon! Kindest Regards Ian & Paul More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our much-anticipated stay at Belle Tout was the perfect finale to three weeks away for this lighthouse-loving couple from Australia. Ian was the consummate host: there to welcome us, friendly without being obsequious, knowledgeable, thoughtful and an excellent chef. And his two charming Louises completed the hospitality package! Happy Hour was a highlight because we got to chat to the... More 

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Sally M, Many thanks for such a lovely review. You were both an absolute pleasure to host for and I am so glad we topped off a great UK holiday for you. I hope your return flight was a pleasant one? Best Wishes Ian More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Shiraz in July for our ruby wedding anniversary. Everything was wonderfully thought out. Nothing was too much trouble and Paul the perfect host. Breakfast delicious and loved the idea of evening drinks. It was rather windy outside at time so come prepared in case.... Thank you so much for a lovely short break.

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Thank Don43
lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Don43, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope we can do it all again at some stage in the future? Best Wishes Ian & Paul More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Belle Tout Lighthouse at Beachy Head is a hotel with a difference. Built in 1832 and decommissioned in 1902, a tea-shop, a home, part-destroyed during the second world war and lovingly rebuilt in the 50's. Owned and filmed by the BBC, moved due to erosion - and now, beautifully restored and renovated.With 360 degree views of the English Channel, beautiful landscape, countryside and the enigmatic Seven Sisters, Belle Tout is a remarkable place to stay.With themed rooms such as 'The Captains Cabin', 'Old England' and 'Keepers Loft', the accommodation and facilities will ensure a comfortable and memorable break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belle Tout Lighthouse

Address: Belle Toute Lighthouse Beachy Head Road, Eastbourne BN20 0AE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: $180 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Belle Tout Lighthouse Hotel Eastbourne
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