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The White Lion Hotel
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Seaford
Reviewed February 22, 2013

Took advantage of their 2 meals for £7.95 including a reasonable all day breakfast. Had starters first and can recommend the whitbait.
Pleasant staff who apologised for the delay in serving the which was not really necessary as not an undue wait.
Well kept local brew of Harveys Old. Recommend you visit.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank Roy N
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

Area is beautiful to explore. The hotel was clean and staff friendly. Myself and my husband had quite a large double room which had a double bed and a single bed in it too. Quite spacious and clean. My mother had a small bedroom which was rather cramped. The bed in this room fitted lengthways wall to wall and she could make cup of tea from sitting on her bed it was so small. Her s suite shower/toilet had no door and from toilet you could see view of shops and sea. Due to this when she used the toilet she felt the need to shut the curtains. Coffe, tea, milk was replenished the following morning as were towels. If going to pick fault I would have to say in view of the environment towels need not have been changed each day as it was unnecessary. Other places I have stayed they ask guests to leave towels they want replaced in the shower cubicle floor otherwise they will not replace them which is a good idea. Breakfast was adequate with a fair choice and a light airy dining area. We stayed Saturday and Sunday night and from approximately 4.30pm onwards you can hear music from the pub downstairs pummelling through the floor. This was particularly annoying Saturday as went on till gone midnight and we were tired after busy day exploring area. Once pub shut it is lovely and peaceful and bed comfortable.

Room Tip: Room 3 with single bed very small. Room 4 is a family room that we were given which was spacious. B...
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  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled with family
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2  Thank Fordingbridgelover
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

The food in the pub and the breakfast were excellent. However, the single room I stayed in had a bed that was so old the mattress was totally collapsed. There was nothing in the bathroom to put toiletries on and they had to be placed on the floor. There was nobody that would deal with my complaint in the morning, I was told the manager was upstairs and busy.
I filled out an online questionnaire which went direct to the owner. They have failed to contact me despite my request.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled on business
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3  Thank corisande_bude
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

I was staying in Sussex for 9 days and the White Lion was the best accomodation we visited there. The location is 5 minutes walk to the sea shore and 5 minutes to the main bus station, where the Brighton -> Eastbourne bus goes. You can't make a better decision for Seaford, the surroundings are great, town is picturesque and the hotel makes you feel like home. Everything is clean, you get a great breakfast and the price is, in comparison to other facilities, very low for such an amazing service. I totally recommend it!

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with family
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2  Thank AdelaJelinkova
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

Stayed at white lion for two nights while visiting freinds. stayed in a single en-suite room . the room was very clean & well equipped, staff wre excellent - very helpful, food was good - very nice full English. I felt that I was valued as a customer & wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to friends & next time I am visiting will stay here again. Thanks.

Room Tip: Ask for room 1 - it has a sea view!
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled solo
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2  Thank mumn b
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Reviewed May 8, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights in a single en suite room for £40 including breakfast. The room was very small but clean and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent. The bar was noisy at times, due to the cup final, but everyone was very friendly. Other reviewers said that it can be noisy in their rooms, it was not in my room.

A special thank you must go to the 'acting' manager Nick. Nothing was ever too much trouble for him despite working very long hours and, at times, being understaffed. Well done Nick you deserve a bonus!!!!

  • Stayed: May 2012
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1  Thank martine d
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Reviewed March 22, 2012

I stayed at the White Lion when visiting friends in seaford,we had a room with fantastic sea views ,very clean ,great breakfast cooked by owner and friendly staff .Will be back .

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about The White Lion Hotel

Address: 74 Claremont Road, Seaford BN25 2BJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Seaford
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Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Seaford
Price Range: $56 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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