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Bagshot, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'll list the good features:- Location - a very short walk to the promenade, the seafront and an easy walk to town - all on the flat. Easy, free all-day car parking on the street - courtesy of The Mowbray. Caring, helpful staff - especially Angela and Lavinia. Nothing is too much trouble. Excellent breakfasts with a great variety of... More 

Thank Malcolm C
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was comfortable, staff brilliant, great breakfast a wide choice, would stay there again..a short walk to the seafront, shops ten minutes away...the room was so comfortable best night sleep for a long time...clean and comfortable,

Thank Kim B
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29 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mowbray is central to the town, beach, theatre and pier yet quiet and peaceful at night. Our room was lovely and the breakfast was outstanding. The little extras were very thoughtful. A smoothie with breakfast. Packs available with the little things you forget - toothbrush, toothpaste, razor and shaving gel etc. There is a bar and when the owners... More 

Thank WilmaKent
Bromley, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only stopped for one night for a concert but what a find. Met by a young lady who had apparently only been working 2 days but showed great professionalism and was very helpful in pointing out nearby eating spots. Location is terrific near to theatres and beach. room was on small side but hotel doesn't try to hide that some... More 

Thank Rob B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the comfiest beds I've ever slept in.. A lovely big room , windows over looking the theatre, massive shower and nice bathroom All excellent and very clean.. Great location for everything, five mins walk into the town centre, Don't believe booking.com there is no parking on site.. But the hotel supplies a pass and there's parking outside and... More 

1 Thank malcolm g
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked this hotel/guest house last minute through booking.com to spend a night in Eastbourne and we were not disappointed. The room was fairly small, however the price we were paying was so little it was completely justified, but also very cosy, warm and honestly romantic! The (I want to say owner??) of the place was very... More 

Thank Jason W
Tweed Heads, Australia
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82 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Stayed just for an overnight stop but so wish we could have stayed for a whole weeks holiday. We were just passing through on a very quick look around the south of England and so glad we choose The Mowbray for our overnight stop. I would like to endorse the other reviewers and add my praise to The Mowbray. A... More 

Thank L55_11
themowbray, Owner at The Mowbray, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you. Thank you so much for your kind words and great score. We hope you revisit soon. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Was lovely to have stayed at the Mowbray from first steps being greeted with warm smiles and very helpful management and all staff who made our stay extra special with a surprise greeting for our anniversary .Great breakfast with lots of healthy fresh fruit available to enjoy. Thank you for making our stay a happy one . Hope to visit... More 

Thank Stephen J
themowbray, Owner at The Mowbray, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing the Mowbray to celebrate your anniversary. We love it when people have special occasions. Thank you for the kind words and remember if you are recommending us do get your friends to phone and book and give us your names so we can thank you personally next time you stay. More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Mowbray was chosen for a family get together/birthday celebration with ages from 22 months to 68 years old. The hotel is in a great location close to the sea, theatres and a few local shops. The rooms were bright, clean, comfortable and nicely furnished. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the lounge had an honesty bar for drinks... More 

2 Thank Rhona B
themowbray, Owner at The Mowbray, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and for choosing the Mowbray. You were all great fun to have here and we hope that next time you take a spur of the moment trip away that you come back and pay us a visit. More 

Isle of Wight
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

What a b&b! should be 5 stars! Lovely room, excellent breakfasts! Nothing is too much trouble for Darren and Angela. Great location near shops and 2 minutes walk from the beach. I woild highly recommend this for anyone looking for a great b & b in Eastbourne.

1 Thank nessynoo
themowbray, Owner at The Mowbray, responded to this review

Wow! What a review. It really does make our day to see great comments like this. We hope to see you again. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mowbray is a 13 bedroom contemporary style guesthouse. Located in the heart of theatreland and just 30 seconds from the beech - everything is in walking distance. Free Street parking is available, Free Wi-fi throughout. Bar, lounge, honesty bar, DVD players, 200+ DVD library, playstation available, all recently refurbished. Also specialise in Murder Mystery events! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Mowbray

Address: 2 Lascelles Terrace, Eastbourne, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: RM234 - RM663 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Mowbray 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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“There is a lift to all rooms but not dining room”
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