Host family since 2005 - Eastbourne

Homestay in Town centre - Eastbourne, United Kingdom

About the Homestay

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COME TO LEARN ENGLISH OR JUST COME TO ENJOY A RELAXING/ FAMILY HOLIDAY NEAR THE SEA

We live in a 5 bedroom house, 5 minutes walking distance from Eastbourne's main shopping centre, train station and popular amenities.
Our family is a cosy foursome: Peter, my partner, is 45 years old and moved from Poland to England in 2004; Nicolas, our son, is 11 years old; Natalie, our daughter, is 9 years old and at last but not least there's myself, Lisa. I'm 41 years old, originally from Italy and moved to England in 2001.
Both my partner and I love cooking, especially BBQs. We also love outings and sports. Peter is fond of electronics and gadgets...fixing mobile phones and computers is his favourite hobby.
I love spending my spare time with my kids and my students at home. I like discovering different cultures and trying food/ recipes from different countries. I cook a lot with our guests/ students.
We have experience of working as a host family/guest house since 2005 and really enjoy every bit of it! We also run English Language camps. Additionally, I run an education agency that helps parents, families and students choose a language school to study at or help to find voluntary or paid work. If you wish to attend an English course don't hesitate to ask. We provide this service free of charge!
PLEASE BE AWARE...WE HAVE A CAT...PEPSI is her name. You can see her among our pictures.
Thanks for checking out our profile. Get in touch if you would like to find out more....we hope to meet you in person soon!

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Non Smoking

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 7 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Long stay? If you have a reoccuring schedule where days in the week do not require accommodation, you can unselect those days below. This will inform the host and reduce the price of your stay.

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Orange - single - B&B rates
From £26 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

9 m square cosy single room on 2nd floor facing road.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
Weekly Price
£280
Monthly price
£800
Green - Double - B&B rates
From £30 per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Luminous double room or single with private En-suite sink, situated on 2nd floor facing rear garden.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Weekly Price
£300
£500
Monthly price
£900
£1,500
Jungle book - Triple - B&B rates
From £50 per night
Triple Room
Sleeps 3

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single, 1 Bunk Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Large & luminous 12 m square room with En-suite sink on1st floor facing rear garden. Shared with 2 children

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2+ Guests
Weekly Price
£400
£500
Monthly price
£1,500
£1,500
Yellow - Single - B&B rates
From £26 per night
Single Room
Sleeps 1

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Very luminous 9 m square single room on 2nd floor facing rear garden.

Facilities
  • Desk and Lamp
  • TV
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
Weekly Price
£280
Monthly price
£800
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About the Area

Our house is located in Eastbourne town centre in a centred position: we are literally 5 minutes walking distance from main amenities, restaurants, shops and clubs.
Eastbourne shopping centre, train station and main bus stations are all 5 minutes walking distance.
Eastbourne seafront is just under 10 minutes walking distance.
Closest language school is 5 minutes walking distance and the furthest about 25 minutes walking distance.
London, Hastings and Brighton are easily reached by train at 1.45 hrs,0.45 hrs and 0.40 hrs repectively.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Amusement Park
  • Horse Stables
  • Water sports
  • Sports arena
  • Health club
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital

Meals

Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
  • Full Breakfast
  • Half Board
  • Full Board
  • Packed lunch
Diet Type available on request
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Coeliac
  • Diabetic
  • Lactose Intolerant
  • Nut Allergies
  • Halal

House Rules

No rules as such! Appreciate if common sense used!
Payment Method:
Please note that we require our guests to pay 50% of the total booking in advance to hold your room (on top of the 15% deposit is paid to Homestay.com)
Cancellation Policy:
We ask our guests to give us at least 14 days’ notice for any cancellation.
Any cancellation later than this will not be refunded.
Please make sure payment reaches our bank account at least 2 weeks before arrivals.
Meals:
If you require half board or full board accommodation please feel free to enquire at the time of booking. Please see price list above.
We are usually able to accommodate any special diet or requirements as per list above
We may or may not charge extra for certain special diet requirements. Price to be agreed before completing booking.
Please note:
• 10% extra charges apply to Christmas holiday (from 20th December to 3rd January), and Easter week.
• Smoking is ONLY allowed in the back garden, NOT in the house.
• The house key must be returned to us prior your departure. In case of
lost key a charge of £50 will be applied.

Smoking is not allowed.

38 Reviews

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    Singapore
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    October 2019

    Lovely family that made me feel very at home(: plus two cats that provide a great deal of entertainment Highly recommend!

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    United Kingdom
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    August 2019

    I felt very welcome here .the hosts went out of there way to help ..very friendly household...very clean and very comfortable...it was a shame to leave

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lisa in ,

    Thank you!! X

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    France
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    August 2019

    We've had the most wonderful stay. Exactly what I was after: sharing great moments with the family.
    The room was tidy and simple, nothing fancy but perfect for that purpose.
    Thank you Lisa and kids! We'll be back for sure!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lisa in ,

    It was a pleasure to meeting and sharing the house with you!
    We miss you already.
    Lisa and family

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    Netherlands
    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    June 2019

    Perfect room and Lisa was very helpfull. Would approve to everybody.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lisa in ,

    Thank you for staying with us

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    France
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    April 2019

    Very very nice place to stay for my 6 students staying in Eastbourne for 4 weeks. Thanks to Lisa, they felt like home in a safe and welcoming home. The house is very clean and very well located. Everything was perfect in terms of food, laundry, wifi, TV in each room etc etc.. Again, thank you for hosting my girls and for your patience and trust Lisa!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lisa in ,

    Thank you for such nice words.
    It was a pleasure to have your girls here.

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    Japan
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    August 2018

    Highly recommended! Comfortable and clean place, good dinner.
    Lisa and her family are kinda lovely, kind and wonderful. She took me to good sightseeing place in eastbourne. I could talk to her easily and she helped me anytime. Thank you so much!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lisa in ,

    My pleasure!
    Looking forward to seeing you very soon

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    Argentina
    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    January 2018

    Lisa and her family are great! The are very sweet and happy.
    The house is beautiful and we were very comfortable.
    Also they cook very, very good.
    We feld like in our own house!!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lisa in ,

    Thank you Malala for your nice words.
    I am really glad you had a nice time and satisfied in our home!
    I'll see you in a few years in Argentina

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    England
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    September 2017

    Kind &lovely people. Who made me feel at home.
    Wonderful family. Throughly Reccomend them. Would be happy to return. Great coffee too.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lisa in ,

    Thank you Be!!!
    And we would love to have you back here at any time!
    Hope to be able to visit you in Australia

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    Saudi Arabia
    Age 18 - 24

    4 hearts
    September 2017

    This guest awarded the host 4 hearts but didn’t leave any comments.

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    Italy
    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    September 2017

    Highly recommended: lovely room, nice and clean. Good position, marvellous family

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