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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent Easter weekend here with our coach party. Everything about the Cumberland is what I would expect a good hotel to be. I cannot suggest anything to improve the hotel. Everything was fine ! From our arrival on Friday afternoon until Monday morning everything was perfect.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous weekend. Staff very helpful as always and food was scrummy. Would recommend the lunch time menu if your only around d lunch time Burger patty was Devine Afternoon tea is also Lovely. Our meals were very nice and tasty and we would recommend anyone who is thinking of running an event in Eastbourne to book this hotel....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the cumberland and we were not impressed !staff were more interested in chatting amongsted themselves !receptionist was not at all friendly on our arrival .Breakfast was very good but the evening meal was a let down , no flavours in the food very bland .will not be going back .

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Thank sasha198004
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a comfortable clean room. The food was very nice, especially the homemade yogurt at breakfast, alongside the cooked breakfast selection. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed our visit and will be back again next year.

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Thank Ceden82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 1.30pm and was seated immediately at 1.15pm. Hostess took our drinks order straight away and informed us that Mother's can have a free glass of wine (red, white or rosè). Our drinks arrived quickly and we went up to the carvery. There was a selection of top side of beef, Turkey or lamb. Our table tried...

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Thank Debbie S
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Went in for afternoon tea , Well worth it just to have real home made cakes, which is very rare these days , and what lovely homemade scones ,lovely sandwiches too ,will be going back for more .well done .

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Thank blondebarbie50
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

To celebrate my birthday 4 of us decided to have afternoon tea at The Cumberland and it was first class. There are various options available for afternoon tea but we chose the Cumberland Tea which included everything and was superb and excellent value for money. 2 of our party could not have butter or spread, but this was no problem...

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Thank pandpflynn
Sidcup, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We come here every year for a great get together all arranged by Mick King and we have a lovely weekend m. Bus along the front to either Brighton or go the other way to Hastings. Rooms are ok and roomy and the staff are all hard working and we love it here. If you love curry there is a...

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Thank jameselee2016
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

All in all this is a perfectly good seaside middle of the road hotel. The staff were smart and happy, they seem to understand the elderly client very well...The bar had a good selection of beers, wines and spirits.

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Thank Coinneach1957
Selby
Reviewed 21 February 2017

As TOPNOTE EVENTS, we organised a music weekend of 3 nights at this hotel on a yearly basis. We, as a group of over 100, have always received a lovely warm welcome and the food has been second to none. This year, the staff and management have surpassed themselves. This last weekend has been an absolute delight - A massive...

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  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cumberland Hotel Eastbourne

Address: 34-36 Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3YT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: $120 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cumberland Hotel Eastbourne 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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#13 Family Hotel in Eastbourne
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