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The Shelleys

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Family Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews superior room bridal suite lovely hotel high street drawing room powerful shower public rooms old building wedding reception room was large lovely garden breakfast was excellent comfy bed lots of character car park stayed one night afternoon tea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This time when visiting Lewes we booked into Shelleys, hoping it was a bit better to the last place we stayed. A couple of things attracted us, one was the parking and the other the central location. Our room was almost in what you could...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank solidbond67
Response from SteveT258Hove, Manager at The ShelleysResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your choosing the hotel and your appreciation of the many charms of such an august building It is heartening that you would consider staying again and perhaps next time, trying a room in the oldest part of the hotel would give you a...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely place to stay. The room was clean and spacious, in a historic building, with really friendly and helpful staff. Excellent value and a great place, would definitely come back here and recommend as a play to stay in Lewes.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank 291felixa
Response from SteveT258Hove, Manager at The ShelleysResponded 3 December 2018

Thank you for this brilliant review; it has December off to the best of starts. Needless to say we are very much looking forward to your next visit

Reviewed 23 November 2018

Our stay did not start too well. We arrived at 2.30 and waited by the reception desk with another couple until the receptionist had finished a lengthy phone conversation. Not once did she acknowledge by so much as a glance that she was aware of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Samuel007
Response from SteveT258Hove, Manager at The ShelleysResponded 23 November 2018

The overall 'score' here seems somewhat out of kilter with the warmth of the majority of this critique and is disappointing as a result. Of course we are sorry this guest felt let down in part To be clear however there was no "staffing crisis"...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Quaint but a bit quirky, friendly staff, and a superb breakfast. The room was large, clean and quiet and the common areas comfortable and welcoming. A great hotel, I would definitely recommended it for a visit

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Kate J
Response from SteveT258Hove, Manager at The ShelleysResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you so much...your positive recommendation means a great deal and you were a delightful guest. Hopefully we can see you again before too long

Reviewed 17 November 2018

Our new favourite hotel. We had a superior room (£145/night) which was very spacious with lovely en suite, a seriously powerful shower and a walk in wardrobe. Bed was very comfortable. We loved the traditional English decor which is genuine and old fashioned - it...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MattSt
Response from SteveT258Hove, Manager at The ShelleysResponded 17 November 2018

What a lovely review and thank you so much for this crackingly good critique. The hotel are so happy as a result and are very much looking forward to0 your next visit

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Description
Step off the historic High Street in the beautiful county town of Lewes and into the peaceful tranquility of The Shelleys; an elegantly sublime 17th Century, family-run, country house hotel. The Shelleys offers More discreet service, with high standards, within a uniquely calm ambience, with friendly staff who anticipate your every need. With nineteen luxury boutique rooms, all en-suite, each designed and decorated to reflect our Georgian origins and fitted with a television and Wi-Fi access; The Shelleys perfectly combines English tradition with contemporary luxury. Dating back to 1588, The Shelleys is a grade II* listed property – falling into the 4% bracket viewed as a “particularly important building of more than special interest” by English Heritage… Located close to Brighton and Eastbourne, this East Sussex hotel is the perfect venue for a change of scene. Whether it’s a weekend of rest and relaxation, a romantic break, or a base from which to explore the surrounding historical town and South Downs, you’ll find your every need is anticipated at The Shelleys. The a la carte lunch and dinner menu is available in the stylish award-winning Apostrophe Restaurant or on the brick-paved terrace overlooking our beautiful gardens. Morning Coffee & Afternoon Tea, Drinks and Bar Lunches are also available throughout the day. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$87 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Shelleys Hotel Lewes
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Shelleys Hotel Lewes
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Hotel Shelleys
Location
United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Lewes
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
19
Price range
US$87 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Shelleys Hotel Lewes
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Shelleys Hotel Lewes
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Hotel Shelleys
Location
United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Lewes
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Connector58406107864
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Response from SteveT258Hove | Property representative |
Thank you for this question. Shelleys is around 30 miles from LGW and no doubt Uber or better yet the mytaxi app will be able to help. Of course the hotel will be pleased to help you book a taxi too
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"Superior room strongly recommended."
MattSt
16 Nov 2018
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"Stay away from the front rooms - they are right on the noisy street!"
75traveller2018
3 Aug 2018
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"overlooking garden"
kim125325
6 Jul 2018
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"Quieter at the back but that didn't bother us!"
SPEN55
19 Mar 2018
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