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The Eastleigh
Ranked #3 of 25 Hotels in Skegness
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 6, 2014

The room was nice and classy with lots of complimentary drinks, fridge, hair straighteners and hair dryer, shampoo/conditioner/body lotion/make-up remover to use and a lovely clean bathroom. will definitely be stopping here again in the future, thank you :)

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled on business
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Ian F, Owner at The Eastleigh, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2014

Thanks for taking the time to leave a great review - it is really appreciated. Our staff put in a lot of effort to ensure guest comfort and cleanliness of the rooms, so we're delighted it doesn't go unnoticed.
We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed March 6, 2014

In general hotel was better than expected. Although I had few little issues like:
- water pressure in shower is really low - so little bit annoying, as takes ages to shower
- pipe noises during the night, not sure if walls are to thin?
- bedding wasn't 100% cotton - normally wouldn't mind - but this make you sweat!

Apart from that - lovely, nice and clean hotel :)

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Ian F, Owner at The Eastleigh, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2014

Thank you for staying overnight with us and for leaving a review. I'm sorry you had some issues that made your stay less than perfect.
Our showers are usually great - although we have power showers, the pressure may drop at peak periods. Guests can normally expect to enjoy a hot shower with plenty of water every morning.
Our bedding is all 100% PIMA cotton, which we prefer over Egyptian cotton. It has a silkier feel which can lead people to think it is a polyester mix. That is not something we would ever use. Heating during this changeable weather is a real problem, with some guests feeling the cold and some being overly hot. We've added free-standing oil-filled radiators to many rooms so that guests can adjust it to their own liking and comfort.
Thanks again and my apologies again that we didn't get it 100% right!

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Reviewed March 5, 2014

Stayed for one night and instantly wished we'd booked another. Very clean and good location. Loved that there was a mini fridge with drinks ready and waiting and how there was an actual proper hair dryer and straighteners included. Even cotton wool pads and make up remover and body lotion. I didn't need half the stuff I bought! Only slight downside was we found the duvet very hot (room 2) and both woke up sweating like crazy during the night. Will stay again the next time we're in Skeg.

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Ian F, Owner at The Eastleigh, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2014

Thanks for the excellent review and for choosing to stay with us. We're glad you liked the room and all the amenities it offered, but sorry you were too hot during the night. It's very difficult at this time of year with changeable weather to know if the heating should be on/off and whether we should/shouldn't use winter duvets. If you had been staying longer we would have been able to provide alternative lighter bedding. We promise to get it spot on next time!

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Reviewed March 1, 2014

A very warm welcome greeted us on our arrival. Nothing was too much trouble, even carried bags upstairs. Rooms spotlessly clean and well stocked complimentary items. Beautifully decorated room, comfy bed and sofa, Tv n fridge in extra extended room and shower was powerful and HOT (perfect) Fantastic location (opposite pier) for town,amusements and food outlets. Highly recommend and sure to return.

Room Tip: Luxury double room a must.
  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Ian F, Owner at The Eastleigh, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2014

Thank you both for the kind words. Your great review is really appreciated! Thanks for mentioning cleanliness and location - we know these are very important to visitors, so it's good for people to hear it directly from our guests. Looking forward to welcoming you back to The Eastleigh very soon.

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Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is a superb hotel located so close to the Skegness front. It's spotlessly clean and nicely decorated. We stopped here Valentines weekend and the owner Ian really helped with my plans to give my partner a weekend that she found very special. The hotel has some lovely touches and has wonderful toiletries the rooms are home from home.

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Ian F, Owner at The Eastleigh, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2014

Thank you so much for the excellent review. We're happy to help with guests' specific needs or requirements and are pleased when we can contribute to making a stay with us extra-special. Thanks for mentioning the high level of cleanliness in our property and for pointing out the great location - this will certainly help other visitors making accommodation decisions in Skegness. Hope you can visit again soon!

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Reviewed February 18, 2014

Nothing less than exceptional room and well mannered owners. Very polite and courteous. Located 100yds from the pier. Complimentarysoft drinks and water in your room. Hairdryer, straighteners, shampoo and conditioner, towels and robe. We found this hotel faultless.

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Ian F, Owner at The Eastleigh, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2014

Terrific review - it's much appreciated! We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and to hear that you plan to return. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Eastleigh again soon.

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Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here on 14th/15th feb, first time I've stopped in a b&b which don't do breakfasts but would defiantly done it again, the eastleigh was really nice n plenty of places to eat out for breakfast ( we went to tower amusements, really nice) nice touches in eastleigh, bottled water n pop/ toiletries in bathroom/ hair straighters/ robe and the beautiful way the towels n bed was made up,all in all worth every penny

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Ian F, Owner at The Eastleigh, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2014

Thanks for staying with us at The Eastleigh and for leaving such a great review. We're glad you decided to try our room-only accommodation and that you found it worked for you. As you discovered, there are many, many places to get breakfast within just a few minutes walk. Thanks again!

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Additional Information about The Eastleigh

Address: 60 Scarbrough Avenue, Skegness PE25 2TB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Skegness
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Skegness
#2 Romantic Hotel in Skegness
Price Range: $63 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Eastleigh 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Eastleigh has an enviable location, conveniently close to the seafront, Skegness Pier and North Parade, and an easy walk to the beach, the centre of town, the bowling greens and Embassy Theatre. All rooms are comfortably furnished, well-appointed doubles arranged over three floors and all are en-suite with showers. Rooms at the front have a limited sea-view, and all other rooms face the rear of the property. Many unexpected little extras make a stay at The Eastleigh a little more special. The Eastleigh is 'room-only' and does not offer any meals, which is reflected in the attractive room rates. Allocated parking in the private car park is available for some rooms, otherwise there is ample on-street unlimited free parking. ... more   less 
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