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Belle Tout Lighthouse

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Belle Tout was fantastic. We stayed in the Keeper's Loft. The staff at the hotel ensure that you're fully aware of what you're booking before you book it, as the room is the original keeper's room and therefore comes with all the original quirks. However, we thought the room was fantastic. It's very small and the bed...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely night here. The accommodation is comfortable, inviting and relaxing. The people are helpful, kind and very accommodating. Breakfast was really tasty and we could not have asked for a better weekend away.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third visit to Belle Tout, and we always stay in the Keepers Loft. This room is tiny , and only for the more able, as you have to climb the ladder to bed ! We love it as it is the only room actually situated in the lighthouse itself. Breakfasts are so wonderfully prepared with daily specials...

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

Hi Annetteginette, Thank you for such lovely words. It was good to see you and host for you again and we love it when our guests enjoy the quirky nature of Keepers Loft. Best Wishes for 2017, Hopefully see you again soon? Regards Ian

Buckinghamshire ENGLAND
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Hi Stewart&Rosemary, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to host for you again in the future. Best Wishes Ian

Rochford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 weeks ago via 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 4 weeks ago via 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 5 weeks 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 12 February 2017

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 8 February 2017

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

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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: ₹ 11,283 - ₹ 18,886 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Belle Tout Lighthouse Hotel Eastbourne
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“Every room has a fantastic view due to the 360 degree nature of a lighthouse”
 of 5 bubbles kathrynbranch, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Keepers Loft is for the agile due to the bed being reached by climbing a step ladder and those with little luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles Annetteginette, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“'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 Jackiethetravelbug, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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