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The Ellesmere

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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible12%
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“compact room”(2 reviews)
“tea and coffee”(8 reviews)
“the congress”(6 reviews)
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Laundry Service
2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Was meant to be a double room but was size of a single. Furniture looked like it came from a second hand shop. Was the sort of place you would expect social services to put people. Horrible carpets, curtains didn't fit, some detector beeping.

Thank carmel675
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Booked a 3 night stay here rated on Booking.Com as 3 star. Was asked by hotel what time we would be arriving room was not ready. It had a terrible smell when you entered a very musty smell. Sprayed our room with Impulse. The wallpaper...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2016

On the plus side, the service from the one staff member we met was excellent. The room was quiet and clean.The Wi-Fi worked with a bit of patience. Location is ideal for sea front. Everything else will throw shade over your life. The room fittings...More

Thank Arty26
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...More

Thank LRosemaryL
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 Okay, so the hotel is a little outdated but it's clean and comfortable.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...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$43 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$43 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"you need to go for the basement rooms to avoid stairs"
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