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“Good location to access old town and front”
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Newly decorated dining area.
Actor Amanda Abbington who stayed while performing at Devonshire Park Theatre
Wind sculptured tree on the South Downs
Sun rise with Eastbourne pier
The lighthouse at the foot of Beachy Head
Eastbourne promenade is always colourful
The view of Eastbourne from Beachy Head
The stunning Seven Sisters
Eastbourne Airbourne in August
International Tennis at Devonshire Park
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Eastbourne, East Sussex, England

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Nichola A
1 review
“Good location to access old town and front”
Reviewed 14 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Particularly good if you don't travel by car as it is near the train station. Old town is 15 minutes walk in one direction and the sea front and pier are 15 mins in the other direction. Has all the amenities required for a break. Tim and his housekeeper Jan were amenable to accommodating requests and ensuring the stay was a happy one.

Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Agne R
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Miss”
Reviewed 28 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Lovely little house just minutes walk from Eastbourne centre , great location. Me and my friends enjoyed staying in this hause, hause looks just the same like in pictures, very clean . We definitely will come back in there. Recommend to everyone

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: No garden
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Sep 2014
Thank you so much for your complimentary review. It is good to know we are doing things right and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Michele M
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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“Great last minute weekend break”
Reviewed 3 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Decided fairly late to take a trip to Eastbourne, my first time to Sussex and I loved it thanks to a wonderful stay at Wendy House. Tim was super prompt in getting back to me and made the whole reservation process super easy. He provided directions and instructions on the day and gave recommendations on places to eat locally. Jan met us there and we loved her! She was bubbly and helpful, showing us around the cottage and helping us get settled.

The house was in a tucked away location (be prepared for a rather commercial area, but suited us fine) and just a few blocks from the train station, so super convenient for those travelling by train. You can walk to shopping, restaurants and the beach front is about a 20 minute walk. Beachy Head is also near by, about 10 mins by car. It is a great place to walk and explore. Also Tunbridge Wells is fairly close for a day trip. We went there for lunch on our way home and loved it!

The house had everything we needed and a great selection of children's videos which came in handy. The only minus in my opinion were the beds, I was in the two twin room with my daughter. The mattresses were not the most comfortable, but then again nothing is as good as home. :-) Also, if you have a bigger car, you will not be able to park in the attached garage. I have a Honda Jazz and it was a super tight fit getting in and out.

My 4 year old daughter especially loved the neighbour's little kitty that paid us regular visits. Days later my daughter is still talking about her holiday at Wendy House and what fun she had. We truly enjoyed our visit and will be making another trip down!

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Liked best: The closeness to shops, restaurants and beach. Kitty the cat.
Liked least: The beds
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Sep 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive review. I am so glad you and your family had such a fantastic stay at Wendy House! However I was sorry to hear the mattresses didn't seem to be comfortable. We chose memory foam as we felt it would offer comfort for most guests and have received positive comments about them. However like all mattresses, we realise they will not suit everyone and thank you for your comments. Also, just to confirm, should parking in the garage prove difficult for anyone there are onstreet options available nearby.
You certainly made the very most of your time in Eastbourne and we very much look forward to welcoming you and your family again in the future.
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