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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Lansdowne just for one night visiting relatives. The hotel was quite large with lots of cosy corners and views across to the sea. Clean and quite welcoming. Our room was on the first floor and had a sea view and was quite spacious compared to a lot of hotels I have stayed in and well thought out....

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan H, Thank you for posting your comments on Trip Advisor. I am pleased that you found the hotel clean and cosy, I am however disappointed that some aspects of your stay were not to your satisfaction. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kindest Regards,...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First impression. Reception . friendly well spoken everything explaned. Bar... Now it says it closes at 14.30. Well more like 14.14 Was looking forward to a second doombar. Food as you will see in pictures. Salad not looking green a bit brown. And where is the watercress as in the menu. Now this is great. Order fries not chips .....

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jeyson, Thank you for posting your comments on Trip Advisor. I am very pleased that you commented on the friendly reception team, however I am disappointed that on this occasion some of the aspects of the stay were not to your satisfaction. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We held our wedding Reception here recently and the hotel was absolutely fantastic. With its prime position facing the beach and having been run by the same family for 102 years, we were expecting great service and we certainly received it! The staff we dealt with (Sharron and Elliott in particular) were so incredibly helpful and friendly, and nothing was...

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jemma_JL, Thank you for posting your kind comments and FIVE STARS on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you held your wedding reception at the Hotel and commented on every thing been absolutely fantastic. I will make sure that the whole team are aware of your comments. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we...

Sidcup
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sea view rooms preferable. Breakfasts can be frenetic when the hotel is at capacity. Friendly service, so all in all satisfactory. Note all hotels can sell £1 per day parking tickets which is a saving. The hotel shows its age with Stone Age lifts, and strange public spaces. Note it is dog friendly.......

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Topdog32, Thank you for posting your kind comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted you enjoyed the friendly service and were generally satisfied. Please Note, a New Lift is currently been installed, and will be completed very soon. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kindest...

Ramsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at The Lansdowne twice before and I am pleased to say it is still excellent. As always the room was clean and comfortable. The Wifi was good , on our last stay it was rather intermittent. Dog friendly with plenty of suitable walks nearby, situated on the seafront, also close to the town centre and the theatres...

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wartnabyboy, Thank you for posting your kind comments and FIVE STARS on Trip Advisor. I am very pleased you had a Great Winter Break, enjoying the excellent facilities and location. I will pass on your thanks to the team. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3rd floor single room with en-suite facilities and excellent sea view (though weather was somewhat stormy!). Good breakfast buffet and bar snacks at lunchtime as well as good choice of drinks from the bar. Excellent Sunday lunch.

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian G, Thank you for posting your kind comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted that you had a very pleasant stay, and also managed to enjoy and excellent Sunday Lunch. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kindest Regards, Jamieson Berriman

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good helpful staff, good comfortable room, good enjoyable food, good location close to Theatres and beach front, good price. Nice buffet breakfast with good choices. Quiet lounges in which to relax. Bar.

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael M, Thank you for posting your kind comments on Trip Advisor. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay and commented on the nice breakfast buffet and quiet relaxing Sea View Lounges. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kindest Regards, Jamieson Berriman

Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good size room and comfy beds and lovely spot overlooking sea. Enjoyed the bar food. Breakfast was a shambles. We were part of several groups staying for a conference and obviously the hotel knew how many people were going to be staying but there were just not enough staff at breakfast. My poached egg arrived when others on the table...

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sarahys, Thank you for posting your kind comments on Trip Advisor. I am very pleased that the beds and sea view were to your likening, I must apologise that breakfast was not to our usual standard on this occasion. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly awful. Disappointing weekend stay in what was a great example of the worst of English hostelry. I mistook it for a poor care home- tired interiors, all-pervasive smell of cigarettes and gravy-and expensive for what it offered. A semi-traumatising experience.

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear basterdfield, Thank you for posting your comments on Trip Advisor. I am disappointed that you have titled your review in this way. I am very sorry that some of your observations, were not to your likening. Please note this review is not the norm and most of our clientele enjoy visiting the Lansdowne. On behalf of myself and the...

Uckfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First stay , we chose a standard twin B&B ,very reasonable deal. Spacious room well furnished and comfortable. Good bathroom and quality toiletries. Large period hotel with a professional yet relaxing atmosphere and many delightful seperate lounges. Great breakfast in a charming setting.

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Jamieson B, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 980Jenn, Thank you for posting your kind comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted you had a great stay, on a reasonable deal in such a professional and relaxing atmosphere. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kindest Regards, Jamieson Berriman

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Best Western Lansdowne Hotel is privately owned and has been in the same family ownership since 1912. It is this that has given the hotel a personal touch that is still very evident today. The Hotel occupies a premier position on the uncommercialised seafront overlooking the Western Lawns and Wish Tower with splendid views of Beachy Head and the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel

Address: King Edward's Parade, Eastbourne BN21 4EE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: RM239 - RM603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 102
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Also Known As:
Best Western Eastbourne
Eastbourne Best Western
Hotel Style:
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Eastbourne
#8 Romantic Hotel in Eastbourne
#10 Family Hotel in Eastbourne
#11 Business Hotel in Eastbourne
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“Our room was between floors so probably not best for anyone with mobility problems.”
 of 5 bubbles T6778OYmartin, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Most of the front rooms have a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles heyshotthouse25, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had two rooms, one on the 3rd floor, one on the 2nd, it was very quiet in both rooms, which were at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles JanineH686, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Worth getting a seaview room”
 of 5 bubbles Wartnabyboy, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a sea view are quiet though naturally slightly more expensive than those without the view.”
 of 5 bubbles briangJ2021LO, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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