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Belle Tout Lighthouse

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Buckinghamshire ENGLAND
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a weekend at Belle Tout lighthouse with friends.What a place it is. Fantastic in every way from when we arrived and met Ian the perfect host.Room was beautiful (Beach Hut) with veiws to die for. Breakfast was the best I've ever had from the perfect chef Ian.And don't forget Louise for her excellent house keeping...

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Rochford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent the weekend here celebrating a 60th birthday, our group taking over the whole place. To say we enjoyed it is just about the biggest understatement possible. It is an amazing place and our wonderful host Ian provided the best breakfasts you could imagine, and G&T's in the evening!!! Yes, the rooms are 'quirky' (erm .... it is a lighthouse!!!)...

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi thecottis, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on here for us. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your lighthouse experience and hope to host for you again at some stage in the future. Best Wishes for 2017, hopefully see you again soon. Kindest Regards Ian, Paul and Team

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is an incredible place to stay! The location is unique with stunning views from every window. We stayed on the windiest night of the year, in storm Doris, and found it really exciting climbing to the tower at the top, which is well equipped with binoculars, telescopes and even blankets! Our rooms were beautifully furnished and extremely comfortable, with...

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi lizzie190722, It was a pleasure to meet you both. You were wonderful to host for and I can only say how pleased I was to enjoy the ups and downs of storm Doris with you all tucked up in the calm and warm inside the lighthouse!!! Hopefully I will be able to host for you again in the future....

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely area, lovely hosts, lovely food. However we would NOT recommend the Keeper's Loft - unfortunately the lounge area and dining room/kitchen are immediately outside so you can hear every late night word spoken by guests congregating (and clank of plate/knife/cup and fork/early morning breakfast prep) and likewise others can hear everything from your room. Also, after booking you receive...

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Sally F, I can only apologise for the uncomfortable night that one of your party had sleeping on the floor. This room is the reason that we do not take online booking's as we like to inform anyone wishing to book this special little converted lighthouse keepers bunk room of it's quirky nature and location within the lighthouse. Also...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous Hotel. Our second visit. 100% the best hotel ever. Bought my whole family here to celebrate my 60th birthday. Unforgettable weekend. We will be back very soon to enjoy another great hotel experience.

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Poppot, It was lovely to see you again, so glad that you enjoyed your 2nd visit as much as the 1st, especially with all the family around. Thank you for a lovely review and we hope to see you again very soon! Kindest Regards Ian, Paul and Team

Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was cold and snowy but the welcome in the lighthouse was warm and friendly. Paul was the perfect host, friendly, helpful and welcoming. We stayed in the New England room. The room was spacious, spotlessly clean, well equipped and tastefully decorated. The whole Lighthouse was spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated and a fun and unique place to stay. The...

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi Michael K, Such kind words, thank you!! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and had the relaxed break you were after! We look forward to hosting for you again in the future. Best Wishes Ian, Paul and Team

Oxted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second three-night stay at Belle Tout, and this time we were in 'Shiraz' room, which offers two seperate views, and comfortable ammenities, as do the other rooms. The welcome by the Manager and staff was as usual very warm and friendly, and nothing was too much trouble. They are all absolutely lovely, and always go the extra...

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi andywalters56, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on here for us. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your lighthouse experience and hope to host for you again at some stage in the future. Best Wishes for 2017, hopefully see you again soon. Kindest Regards Ian, Paul and Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A remarkable place with a varied history. It seemed that all our needs had been foreseen but without anything feeling intrusive. Food, service and location were all excellent. It would have been nice for our room to have been a little bigger but the structure (listed) probably makes that impossible and the lounge and Lantern go a long way to...

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi David F, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on here for us. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your lighthouse experience and hope to host for you again at some stage in the future. Best Wishes for 2017, hopefully see you again soon. Kindest Regards Ian, Paul and Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After many years of walking past the Belle Tout lighthouse we finally booked a night to stay there. An amazing place with fantastic views over the South Downs. The room we had,Beach Hut was lovely, cosy and comfortable and they really know how to make their guests feel welcome. The drinks in the evening and a chance to chat with...

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi 22Lynda1954, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on here for us. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your lighthouse experience and hope to host for you again at some stage in the future. Best Wishes for 2017, hopefully see you again soon. Kindest Regards Ian, Paul and Team

Reviewed 22 January 2017

We stayed at Belle Tout for my birthday weekend, fulfilling a lifetime ambition to stay in a lighthouse. From the second we arrived, Paul's hosting, assisted by Louise, was impeccable - every detail had been thought about, and the early evening drinks were lovely to come home to after a long walk; whilst his breakfast cooking is very special. We...

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lighthouseboyz, Manager at Belle Tout Lighthouse, responded to this review

Hi OldManOfTheRiver, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review on here for us. We are all so pleased that you enjoyed your lighthouse experience and hope to host for you again at some stage in the future. Best Wishes for 2017, hopefully see you again soon. Kindest Regards Ian, Paul and Team

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Belle Tout Lighthouse at Beachy Head is a hotel with a difference. Built in 1832 and decommissioned in 1902, a tea-shop, a home, part-destroyed during the second world war and lovingly rebuilt in the 50's. Owned and filmed by the BBC, moved due to erosion - and now, beautifully restored and renovated.With 360 degree views of the English Channel, beautiful landscape, countryside and the enigmatic Seven Sisters, Belle Tout is a remarkable place to stay.With themed rooms such as 'The Captains Cabin', 'Old England' and 'Keepers Loft', the accommodation and facilities will ensure a comfortable and memorable break. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belle Tout Lighthouse

Address: Belle Toute Lighthouse Beachy Head Road, Eastbourne BN20 0AE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: £138 - £231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Belle Tout Lighthouse Hotel Eastbourne
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“'Shiraz' gives two separate views, and 'Captains Cabin' a view of Beachy Head lighthouse.”
 of 5 bubbles andywalters56, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Keeper's Loft is the authentic room to choose - small but perfect, with a ladder to climb to the cosy bed under the original stonework”
 of 5 bubbles OldManOfTheRiver, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Shiraz had two large windows so great views”
 of 5 bubbles 449jacquis, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go to the 5.00pm drinks and meet your fellow guest. Really enjoyable.”
 of 5 bubbles PDyche, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ours was the smallest room, but perfect for a couple, and great views”
 of 5 bubbles JudeLord, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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