all year, except Christmas/New Year.
2 lounges, breakfast room, free Wi-Fi (in some rooms and some public areas), in-room TV (Freeview), terrace, garden, unsuitable for disabled.
not under 15.
 per room B&B £155–£230. Min. 2-night stay, 1-night bookings only accepted 7–10 days in advance.
Good Hotel Guide Review
On a ‘remote’ cliff-top at Beachy Head, surrounded by ‘dramatic landscape’, this decommissioned lighthouse hosts an ‘original’, ‘characterful’ B&B. Guide inspectors visiting in 2016 were impressed by ‘the extraordinary light’ and ‘the generous spirit with which the place is run’. The Keeper’s Loft, with a ladder to climb to bed, is the only bedroom in the lighthouse; others are in a squat extension. ‘Our bright, spacious room had a comfortable king-size bed, a small wardrobe, a shower room with soft towels on a heated rail. At night, it was utterly quiet, and very dark.’ In the late afternoon, guests gather for drinks in the ‘positively cosy’ lounge (fresh flowers, a grandfather clock, a working fire, leather sofas) – ‘a clever way to make newcomers feel at home’. ‘Paul, one of the managers, poured us generous glasses of wine. He obviously loves the lighthouse and speaks easily of it.’ In the morning, breakfast tables are ‘nicely laid with white linens’; ‘good’ coffee is brought to the table; a daily special is cooked to order. ‘They knew we don’t eat meat, and had gone to the trouble of getting veggie sausages.’ ‘We loved it.’
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