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Bruges, Belgium
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend anyone to stay at the Downs View B&B! The room (mine was the White Room) was spacious, spotless clean, the bathroom was big with a great walk in shower. Toiletteries were plenty including the mouth wash (great taste!). Although I was leaving earlier than the official brekafast hours, the owner Ron made everything ready so I could... More 

Thank ronnandpola
Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here with friends and I had the yellow room -a lovely bright cheery spacious room. A very comfortable, warm and cozy B&B. Breakfast was amazing, top quality and the full cooked breakfast filled the plate. ( not the half hearted affair you often get!) Would heartily recommend this friendly B&B

Thank winegum10
London, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Like many travelers on here, we stayed for the night during our walk across the South Downs - what an awesome find. Lesley was just wonderful (and had obviously come across lots of bedraggled walkers before!) - as was her young niece who was helping on the day. Great facilities, including a full size hair dryer and as many tea... More 

Thank elclinch_04
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Spotlessly clean, excellently maintained, friendly proprietors, very good breakfast, good packed lunch for walkers. Can't praise it highly enough. The location is good for walkers on the South Downs Way, and the village has a petrol station (next door) with a minimarket, pubs serving food, a newagent and a chemist.

Thank Roger W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Downs View was by far the best B&B we stayed in on our walk of the South Downs Way. Excellent standard of rooms, showers etc, excellent breakfast with many nice touches such as cakes and fresh fruit. The standard is far better than many mid range hotels I have stayed in and I wouldn't hesitate to come back here.

Thank kennokent
Burlingame, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My two sisters and I stayed in the "Pink Room" and it was lovely. B & B is very conveniently located to downtown and the restaurants/pubs. Lesley and Ron were great and we couldn't believe the breakfast! Lesley makes everything herself from the flapjacks to the bread to the stewed plums. What a great send off to the trail (which... More 

Thank Deborah H H
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

i mile off the S D Way along the side of the river and you are there.. !! Wonderful rooms, spotless .hot large shower.Breakfast amazing everything with home baking and jams.We had packed lunches which were delicious !! Hosts helpful ,funny, even put the juke box on for us. FIRST CLASS IN EVERYWAY !!!

Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Lesley and Ron are so nice. We walked from houghton down to upper beeding. Due to some miscalculations by our travel agency the distance was double as far as we have prepared for. My girlfriend got a huge blister. Ron helped us for the next day transport since she was able to walk the next day. Thanks again. Breakfast perfect... More 

Thank Olivier D
Hastings, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We were walking the South Downs Way and stopped here overnight. Convenient location. One of the best B&Bs of the whole walk. Excellent rooms, spacious, good facilities. Good hosts, excellent breakfast. Definitely recommended.

Thank steveg24
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

It is impossible to find a fault. Spotlessly clean, welcoming, great food and Ron.....what can one say about Ron !! Ron, your choice of black pudding is yummy. One tiny, tiny gripe. The mouth wash is an acquired taste and we did not acquire it. The scissors provided to open the normally impossible to open sachets of breakfast sauces, are... More 

Thank bernard c

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a modern, family run B&B (as featured on Channel 5's "To B&B The Best")in Upper Beeding, located between Brighton & Worthing, conveniently close to The South Downs Way & Monarch's Way. Parking is available for those guests arriving by car or bike, and secure storage for cycles is also available. Lesley & Ron look forward to welcoming you to Downs View. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downs View B&B

Address: St. Austell High Street | High Street, Upper Beeding BN44 3TQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > West Sussex > Upper Beeding
Price Range: £50 - £80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Downs View B&B Upper Beeding, West Sussex
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“Pink room was fab (but sure the others were too!)”
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