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towcester
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just come back after just a short 1night stay . £89 and £9 for breakfast extra . Immaculate ! The kitchen a galley kitchen all extras there microwave and hob teas coffee biscuits jars of sweets and chocolate mints the chocolate mints soon went . Also fridge with freezer part, Ironing board fitted to the wall you can pull out... More 

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Malmö
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place in a great town. The location is perfect, five minutes to the beautiful beach and pier, five minutes to the charming town centre. Very, very nice, cheerful and helpful owners, tasty breakfast, stunning rooms in a beautiful Georgian building - a lot of atmosphere. I sure would like to come back, and so would my sister and... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great find and very close to the seafront and pier. The guesthouse is very much a home from home and everyone is made to feel very welcome. The rooms are tastefully decorated and well equipped. Lots of lovely touches including choccies in the room. It was also very useful to have a galley kitchen to make tea... More 

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Thank Annamarie P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here for two nights - building and room stunning. Done to a very high quality. Breakfast smelled great but i made most of the kitchen in my suit. The family who own the place were very friendly too - cannot recommend this place enough!

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Thank Leonie C
Lisa P, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Leonie Many thanks for the kind review, you are always very welcome at the Guesthouse East! Hope you get back into your place soon.... Kindest regards Lisa & Tony More 

Bunbury, Australia
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW, what an amazing hotel in a fantastic area, convenient, quiet, luxury apartments and very close to the centre of Eastbourne. The owners Lisa and Tony are simply wonderful people as indeed are all staff members with any request being exceeded, nothing is too much trouble for this terrific couple. We stayed on the 1st floor nearest the road, our... More 

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Lisa P, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Tony Thank you so much for such a warm review - I'm pleased that we managed to exceed expectations although it's easy when we have such great guests!! We love our guesthouse and try to set things up so that our guests get the very most out of a stay here. Everyone seems to have a smile on their... More 

Barton
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This guest house offers authentic Victorian-style accommodation half a block from the sea in this delightful English beach town. We stayed in a twin room - plenty large enough for two friends - with a kitchenette, a large bathroom and sea glimpses from the large windows. The plumbing is rather odd - a pump is needed to generate water pressure... More 

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Lisa P, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Suzann Many thanks for your review and lovely comments, we try to do our best for our guests and we appreciate the positive feedback... I know the plumbing may sound a little odd the first time you hear it, but as we are a Grade 11 listed Georgian house we have had to install these types of bathrooms to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That was the first time we have stay away from home with our baby and he was very happy. He have every think he need coat, baby bath and and family atmosphere. Happy baby means happy parents :) Room was big and very clean, kitchen fully equipped, bathroom massive and spotless, really very high standards! Perfect location close to the... More 

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Lisa P, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Ewelina and Family Many thanks for your kind review and it was indeed our pleasure to have you all stay with us. We hope to welcome you again when ever you visit sunny Eastbourne!! Best wishes Lisa & Tony More 

Stoke, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Main thing: great location - close to beach and shops, which really helps with a 6 year old with achy legs! The room we had was the quadruple room - this was the room without a kitchen, which was fine for us as we didn't want to self cater. The room was very spacious, very clean and the shower was... More 

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Lisa P, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to give us a lovely review and we are so pleased that everything including the weather made for a great airbourne weekend. We have taken on board your comments, its typical but we took the table and chair out prior to your arrival as we thought with 4 of you, you would have more... More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

My mum and daughter had a holiday here. Myself and my partner come to fetch them and had a nights stay. This guesthouse was perfect for our needs. Little kitchen for my mum and daughter to have food in when needed. Lovely and clean rooms . The guesthouse has a huge selection of DVD's and games to either use in... More 

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Lisa P, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Hi Lucy , Carl, Susan and Ruby Thank you so much for the review. It was an absolute pleasure having you all stay with us and we were so pleased that you enjoyed your break in sunny Eastbourne, our hidden jem!! Please come back and see us again and I know Lucy must be missing the American diner!! Take care... More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We are on holidays from Australia and could not have chosen a better place to stay. The room was spacious with its own kitchenette and views of the seaside. It was only a short walk to the shopping center and many restaurants. Very conveniently located. The hosts Tony and Lisa made us very welcome and at home. They are an... More 

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Lisa P, Owner at The Guesthouse East, responded to this review

Dearest John & Jo many thanks for the kind review, it was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us, always smiling and sharing some great travelling stories, we hope that you have a great time for the rest of your stay in the UK and would love to see you guys again in the future! Have a safe trip... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
No 1 in the Independent's '50 Best UK B&Bs', the 4-star Guesthouse East is ideally located close to beach, town centre and South Downs. There are 7 contemporary ensuite rooms, ranging from spacious doubles or twins, to family sized, sleeping up to 5. There are also separate kitchens in 6 of the suites. Self catering facilities are complemented by hotel-quality services: indulgent breakfasts, free WiFi, towels and toiletries, on-site beauty treatments and babysitting. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Guesthouse East

Address: 13 Hartington Place, Eastbourne BN21 3BS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: $109 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Guesthouse East 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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