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The Ellesmere

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The owner was very polite and helpful. Good location for walking about to the pier and town. Parking was good as was a permit for £1 for the day and to 11am the next day or you can park a bit further for free. Offered...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

A very enjoyable stay , great breakfast , good value , Tony is a hardworking great host. The room was clean & well presented with clean towels. The hotel is walking distance from the sea font and town centre Many thanks

Thank GGWRoade
Response from tony g, General Manager at The EllesmereResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for your review, We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We have just returned from an Easter break away. 3 nights. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Upon arrival we had Tony welcome us who also pointed out some places to visit in Eastbourne. The whole place was very quaint. Such a lovely atmosphere. We were...More

Thank kingcarp73
Response from tony g, General Manager at The EllesmereResponded 15 April 2018

hi thank you for your positive review, we looked forward to seeing you again in the future. regards Peter, Marina Tony and Claire

Reviewed 21 March 2018

We recently stayed at the Ellesmere (aka Faulty Towers) What a little gem! Quite an eccentric environment, we loved it. Tony made us feel very welcome, as did owners Peter and Maryna, serving a very good quality breakfast. Our room (6) was warm, quiet and...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Booked into Faulty Towers aka The Ellesmere on March 15th to 19th, my partner and my dog. Absolutely loved it. I know people have stated it's shabby and that nothing matches. I myself think its a personal choice. I loved the different colour schemes, and...More

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"Get a top floor room"
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"Room 6 is at the back of the hotel, cosy and quiet."
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"Room 10. Big room, not much of a view, but if you're like me and use a room to sleep in, it doesnt matter"
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"you need to go for the basement rooms to avoid stairs"
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