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The Cloudesley

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed at The Cloudsley for a weekend break. The very large room - with a four poster bed - was full of character with plenty of storage, comfy chairs and "real" tea and coffee (a jug of fresh milk was given to us to keep in the small fridge in the bedroom). The breakfast was very good and...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have waited some time to write this. I married a girl from Hastings and we often return there from abroad. This time we needed accommodation and were drawn by the Cloudesley's location and descriptions, but it was not easy to visualise how bedrooms named after medieval Persian poets, artwork, and flowers would fit in with the practicalities of a...

Thank Collett38
Preston UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stewed here for 2 nights recently. The property has been refurbished to a high standard and we were very pleased with our choice. The host was welcoming , informative and a Chelsea gold medal winner and acclaimed photographer to boot. The wifi is being up graded which will help. The breakfast was exceptional with organic produce, fresh juices and fruit,...

1Thank Preston1955
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic B+B. Great vibe, stunning decor, lovely room and super comfy bed, plus an outstanding breakfast. It's a tiny bit tucked in from the sea front, just a 10 min walk, but personally think that's part of it's charm as you feel like you're in a personal, lovely and cool neighbourhood. I noticed it's very near St Leonards train...

Thank Max N
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

An excellent stay at The Cloudsley, from arrival to departure this bed and breakfast accommodation is up there with the best we have stayed in. The owner and staff members were really pleasant and nothing seemed to be any trouble, including a request for something for breakfast not usually on the menu, breakfast was plentiful, both in choice and quality....

Thank kevin n
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend at the end of September. Fabulous bedroom, really comfy bed, bathroom small but well designed. Lovely breakfast, great to start with fresh fruit, and breakfast staff were helpful. Nice to have choice of CDs as music for breakfast too. Owner was very friendly and helpful and enjoyed explained his plans for the remaining parts of the...

Thank dhsmiler
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Spent a wonderful three nights at the Cloudesley over a long weekend in August for our wedding anniversary (party of three in two rooms) and we were thrilled with our choice. The rooms were comfortably chic with the kinds of art, furnishings, scattered books and attention to detail we enjoy. The owner was the most attentive and accommodating host imaginable;...

Thank Badge68
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

At the door it says it's AA 5 Star B&B and having stayed there I wouldn't disagree. The owner showed us around and carefully explained everything. Our room was at the top of the house, very spacious and comfortable. Breakfast was excellent, we had the omelette which was superb, but there was also a fruit plate whilst we waited for...

Thank Theplusminus
Shahriar M, Owner at The Cloudesley, responded to this review

Thank you for confirming the quality standards at this B&B. We certainly do try to remain competitive and of all the 5 star B&Bs in this area are likely by far the cheapest. The breakfast you so enjoyed costs several times more than bog standard establishments. This is why you could tell there was a difference, as they say. A...

Reviewed 30 September 2016

I'm sorry my trip to Hastings only requited me to stay one night at The Cloudesley. I would have loved to have stayed for longer. The ambience created by the charming and witty host and the eclectic decor throughout the house made for a very serene break away. My room was quiet, clean, stylish and very comfortable, with lovely bedlinen...

Thank Jane M
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went here as we needed a break from the city, we were looking for a quiet place with good beds and breakfast. This place perfectly matched what we were looking for. The host is very friendly and cooks delicious omelettes. Bathrooms are tiny but the rooms are nice, well decorated with excellent beds. I recommend this place!

Thank Robert R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Listed by the Times as one of Britain's top 50 B&Bs for 2014. Gourmet breakfasts with wide selection to suit all tastes, catering to special diets; organic ingredients when available. Only Himalayan pink salt used in cooking. No microwaves. No televisions anywhere and no smoking throughout the property. Books collected over a lifetime in the guest bedrooms and drawing rooms. Free wifi. All laundry and cleaning done with eco-friendly products. The two reception rooms cater for small, private gatherings with friends. Honesty bar in red drawing room that also has African mask collection. Wood burning stoves for winter warmth in both reception rooms. Free on-street parking. Approximately a mile from the beach - 15 minutes walk. Holistic therapies offered include massage, reiki and reflexology. For best availability and the full range of spa treatments please contact us directly. Now accepting Visa, MasterCard and Amex. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cloudesley

Address: 7 Cloudesley Road, Hastings TN37 6JN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Hastings
Price Range: $122 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Cloudesley 5*
Number of rooms: 5
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The Cloudesley Hotel St. Leonards-On-Sea
The Cloudesley Hastings, UK - England
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“Be aware the bedrooms are on the upper floors, no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles Preston1955, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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