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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Ellesmere was nice enough for a two night stay. The staff we did meet were friendly. Our room was at the top of the hotel at the front of the building overlooking the square so we did, in a way, have a sea view. The room was fairly basic with everything one could need. The wi-fi was untrustworthy and we...

Thank LRosemaryL
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We had to be in Eastbourne for a one night stay and chose this hotel because of its location and the price. Okay, so the hotel is a little outdated but it's clean and comfortable. The hotel staff were really helpful. We had a good night's sleep as it hotel is in a quiet location and the bed was comfortable....

Thank Soozsierra
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We stayed here for two nights on a room only basis. The lady who checked us in was very pleasant and friendly. We had room 10 on the third floor. It was very clean but was also well overdue for refurbishment. The beds were comfortable, but the room itself needed quite a bit of work to bring it up to...

Thank Jenny1011
Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

its my favourite down to earth place to stay with fab extra s like on site dvd library , comfy lounge , rooms as i wanted them , elevator working fine :) breakfast room a treat, good food ( extra ), location perfect for hill walks and quite beaches, theater nearby, on site holistic health salon (prebook) loved my second...

Thank evievee2014
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We have no one but ourselves to blame for staying here, we really should have checked out traveller photos instead of the professional ones! Very dated and mismatched, so overwhelmingly depressing, especially the view from the room at the rear of the hotel! Talk about a dump. This was my first visit to Eastbourne but it will definitely be the...

Thank Karen C
Todmorden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The only positive thing to be said that the owner when on site was very nice,but very little knowledge of the basic details,especially the location of the public transport,he did say that all the information was in the leaflet he had given us on arrival,but as he was not in the building we were never given this leaflet. Now the...

Thank Denise H
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We started at this hotel and ended up leaving at 1.00 am, as the bed was so uncomfortable that we couldn't sleep. It was so dated, dingy and dowdy. The bathroom wasn't clean, there was lime scale around the taps. The bathroom had a filthy carpet down, that felt grimy. Please also be very careful of rugs that turn up...

1Thank siren1809
rainham kent
Reviewed 8 December 2015

we stayed here overnight while we went to see the jersey boys at the congress theater i must say what we saw was not too bad. some furniture was a bit outdated bed was comfy great night sleep.breakfast was a help yourself affair. great idea for you hngry people out there. the congress theater was a 2 min walk across...

Thank paul t
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed for two nights. Nice quiet room. Good bedding and pillows. Sadly no WiFi. Great bathroom with bath and bidet. And, very good breakfast. Friendly polite owner, too. Highly recommended for price range.

Thank Paul G
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2015

One of the worst two nights in a hotel. Although bed linen was clean the beds were very uncomfortable. The navy blue kiosk of a bathroom was disgusting. Furniture looked as if it was salvaged from WWII bombsite. The breakfast was good, and the manager was very attentive, I will not be back.

1Thank Alison B

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Additional Information about The Ellesmere

Address: 11 Wilmington Square, Eastbourne BN21 4EA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: $62 - $113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Ellesmere 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Basement rooms no stairs”
 of 5 bubbles stephg159, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I cannot recommend any rooms.”
  • Light over sink which didn't work
 of 5 bubbles Tinkyp1975, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I cannot imagine there is one. Be prepared to feel fleeced.”
 of 5 bubbles Arty26, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“i chose 9 and it was big enougn for me (small double )”
 of 5 bubbles evievee2014, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“rooms i guess would be the same so not sure”
 of 5 bubbles pault702, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
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