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Cumberland Hotel Eastbourne

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Cumberland is one of Eastbourne’s Premier Hotels, commanding a wonderful position on the seafront overlooking the famous Flower-Decked Promenade, the Bandstand and the English Channel.In the Lounges and Wordsworth Restaurant, all of which have breathtaking sea views, you will find an ambiance of classic elegance. Entertainment is enjoyed throughout the year, including regular dancing in our Grand Cumberland Suite. Our 72 en-suite bedrooms, the majority of which have sea views, some with shared balcony, are tastefully furnished all with colour TV, Radio, direct dial telephone, tea/coffee making facilities and hair driers. We have a lift to all floors. Our Head Chef, one of Eastbourne’s best, prepares excellent cuisine with the utmost care, using only the finest ingredients, complemented by our extensive wine list. Our friendly, helpful and efficient staff will ensure that your stay at the Cumberland is a memorable one.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Bay View


Full view
99Great for walkers
Grade: 99 out of 100
123Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
29Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
78Room tips
Traveller rating
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Traveller type
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  • English
Popular mentions
The hotel is clean, the rooms are ok and the Reception staff, Restaurent staff and cleaners and very friendly and helpful. The food in the restaurant is first class and could not be faulted. Excellent location. Really enjoyed my 5 day/ 4 night break.
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Nice seaside hotel lovely friendly staff and great food the room was very clean but it needed a bit of tlc wallpaper was hanging off behind radiator and dust but all in all it wasn't bad would recommend for a short break
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This Hotel is typical old English style, but staff are attentive to customer need. Food is of basic standard simple english cusine. Everywhere is clean and well stocked, bathrooms are bijou in size. Atmosphere is very relaxed with varied entertainment options. We had a brilliant
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This is a large hotel & parts of it could do with a make over.But in general is a nice hotel.it has a lovely sun room overlooking seafront with tables & chairs ideal to have a drink or light snack or to read or sit & watch the world go by.staff are very friendly & helpful as
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We visited for a line dance weekend organised by our local class teachers. We had a room with a view of the sea - overloooking the bandstand. It wasn’t a large room but it was clean and ok for a weekend. The hotel has a good lounge area. The meals were good - a good choice for
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The non-sliding cupboard doors
Box contraption, is it a radio? No sound when buttons are pressed.
Shelves in cupboard, not suitable for clothes
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Room with sea view
Are there electric fans available in the hotel.
Yes there are.
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is there a ramp for wheelchair user
is there a ramp for wheelchair user
Hi At the side of main entrance is a ramp to a door which takes you into the hotels ballroom. From there, the lift goes to all floors. Hope this helps
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Does this hotel have wi fi
yes they do but it was down when we were there so I don't know how good it is.
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"Some rooms are larger if you avoid the side rooms"
"Sea view room"
"public rooms used for meetings couldn't use"
"Pay for a seaview room you will not regret it."
"Ask for a sea facing room"
US$75 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
cumberland hotel eastbourne
United KingdomEnglandEastbourne
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