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92% would recommend it to a friend
A lovely hotel
We stayed just the one night in a family room.
Impressive well mainained georgian frontage and equally impressive room accommodation. Although we were in the basement family room, it was a lovely light and spacious room with really contemporary furnishings and fittings including the bathroom. Clean, lovely extra touches like hot chocolate, biscuits, toiletries wrapped in towels on bed, etc, and a lovely big kingside bed with a sofa bed for the kids. I have stayed in many UK/Euro Hilton hotel rooms and this room was comparable. The kids loved it too. Breakfast was delicious, with full English included for the 4 of us, and although check in was officially 3pm and check out was 10.30, we asked and were allowed to park the car in our allocated free space from midday on check in day until 3pm on check out day which was helpful too. This was our first visit to Eastbourne and we intend to visit again for a weekend break again next year, and shall definitely be using The Sheldon on our next visit. (my only borderline negative comment was that we were greeted on arrival by a teenage boy who i would imagine was the owners' son - a polite enough chap but checked us in and showed us to our room dressed in a pair of scruffy shorts and bare feet - didnt really bother me but perhaps not the best first impression of an otherwise fantastic establishment?)
Delightful hotel, calm and quiet, faultless attention to detail and extremely friendly, have already recommended to others and would definately stay here again.
professional and kind.
I was shown nothing but kindness from the moment I left.
Even when leaving a very nice man, not sure if he was staff or owner, backed my car out of their car park for me. I would definitely stay there again. Well done to all.
Great Value For Money
Great hotel, really friendly people, great value for money.
worth ever penny.
Rooms v-large. Lovely Hotel. Brill breakfast. Would diff stay again.
Lovely stay at The Sheldon.
The owners were very helpful on arrival and throughout our stay. The room was very clean and comfortable. The location was perfect for local shops, restaurants, beach and the pier. Breakfast was excellent. No hesitation in recommending and would definitely stay again.
a charming place right near the sea and handy for the town centre - lovely friendly service
Stayed one night on business in July.
Single room - small but really tastefully furnished, very clean, kettle, full length mirror, tv, armchair. Only thing stopping me giving it a 6 is that it was small and bathroom tiny, but single rooms are never the biggest. Reception were incredibly friendly - helpful with directions, drew me a map etc. Didn't eat breakfast as don't really care for the "full English" but kettle in room meant I could do my own porridge and tea, so no problem for me. Had a sea view and woken at 5am by the gulls. Would recommend and stay again. Car park a huge plus.
An excellent choice!
A quiet and very well located hotel just off the seafront and within easy walking of town centre.
Having elderly relatives accompanying, the hotel carpark was important to us, as was ease of access to the rooms via a lift. The staff were friendly and helpful at all times. Couldn't ask for more and would definitely use again.
A short but sweet stay!
Very impressed with The Sheldon Hotel right from the moment we arrived as there was ample off street parking at the rear.
We loved our room and the very large bathroom too and appreciated the separate side entrance at ground level which meant that we didn't have to lug our cases up and down stairs. Staff were very friendly and could answer all the questions we had about our stay. Very minor criticisms?... only a couple. One being the lack of a large full length mirror in the room as we were a family trying to get ready for a wedding and had to struggle with a very small shaving mirror and a picture frame sized one on the wall. The other being the cooked portion of the breakfast which could have maybe been a bit larger although I admit that all of my family hate mushrooms, so that may have made the difference there!. All -in- all a brilliant place to stay for a family as the room was at ground level and thus was a lot cooler and had its own entry/exit.
price changed from what was advertised on the internet