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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Recently refurbished room, lovely colours. Staff were very helpful and friendly. The breakfast was also very good, continental or english. There was entertainement in basement although not very well attended but that was probably due to the time of year, April. I would definitely recommend this hotel. Good position also.We had a sea view room and at night you could...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 4, 2016

The building itself may be a bit dated, but the staff made us feel so welcome that it didn't matter one bit. It was also one of the quieter hotels I've stayed in, although I'm not sure whether this was a factor of our room location or just the layout in general. Couple this with a great location and I...

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Reviewed May 3, 2016

Came here as part of an organised event, and got room for £40, which was a fantstic price. I wasn't expecting to get much for my money, but everything at the hotel vastly exceeded my expectations. Rooms were a good size, lots of wardrobe/cupboard space, and I got a partial sea view despite not paying the £10 surcharge for a...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were with a group of 100 comprising veterans ,wives widows and families and stayed at The Cumberland from Friday through until Monday. The service offered by all the staff was excellent who provided continuous support throughout our stay. To accommodate such a group with unique dynamics and requirements can be a challenge and the hotel staff exceeded our expectations....

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Having stayed here Friday 11th-13th March via a package deal with opal travel (53 of us) BB&EM food was faultless as was my room (106) I know a few of our party moaned about their rooms but that's probably because they were jealous we had a sea view with balcony !!! We was puzzled that our coach was leaving at...

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Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

My son booked the Cumberland Tea for him, myself and 4 other members of our family. We arrived 1/2 hour early but this caused no problem and were shown to our table. We were told there would be a slight wait as we were early and the food was freshly made. We were sat in the conservatory looking out over...

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Enjoyable carvery lunch. Views of the sea and all facilities of the hotel are available. We have found it extremely difficult to find an hotel or restaurant offering a genuine carvery lunch. The Cumberland is a good average hotel on the seafront and at the time of writing this review car parking, although difficult is free on a Sunday. Would...

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Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

A lovely hotel with excellent staff. Rooms are traditional and a lot have been refurbished. The food is excellent and the staff very helpful. Everything is spotlessly clean. We have a dancer who has major food intolerance and they catered specifically for her needs The hotel is on the beach front and is only a five minute walk to the...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 26, 2016

On walking through the doors one could not help but notice how clean everything was this also showed in the lift and bedroom although there were some areas that were tired and dated but this was being addressed as I could see in some areas. The staff without exception were very helpful and very polite without going over the top....

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Reviewed February 21, 2016

All the staff we encountered we very professional, cheerful and friendly, nothing seemed too much trouble for them. The room was "cosy" but comfortable and spotless and the food was excellent, but I thought the portions were a little mean. Even though it was a very busy Valentines weekend everything functioned smoothly. We will definitely retuen

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Banquet Room
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cumberland is one of Eastbourne’s Premier Hotels, commanding a wonderful position on the seafront overlooking the famous Flower-Decked Promenade, the Bandstand and the English Channel.In the Lounges and Wordsworth Restaurant, all of which have breathtaking sea views, you will find an ambiance of classic elegance. Entertainment is enjoyed throughout the year, including regular dancing in our Grand Cumberland Suite. Our 72 en-suite bedrooms, the majority of which have sea views, some with shared balcony, are tastefully furnished all with colour TV, Radio, direct dial telephone, tea/coffee making facilities and hair driers. We have a lift to all floors. Our Head Chef, one of Eastbourne’s best, prepares excellent cuisine with the utmost care, using only the finest ingredients, complemented by our extensive wine list. Our friendly, helpful and efficient staff will ensure that your stay at the Cumberland is a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cumberland Hotel Eastbourne

Address: 34-36 Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3YT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: $85 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cumberland Hotel Eastbourne 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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#13 Family Hotel in Eastbourne
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“A sea view is a must...”
 of 5 bubbles Coinneach1957, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Sea front room was excellent on second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles gbeedell, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“I was in room 402 which was at the back of the hotel and needed upgrading.”
 of 5 bubbles NolaL675, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
“The sea view is excellent, as it's just along from the pier - but noisy at night and in the early mornings as it's a main road.”
 of 5 bubbles juliedJ8111ZA, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
“Sea view modernised”
 of 5 bubbles lordH_13, Jul 17, 2016 | Read review
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