The only thing I didn't like was that we weren't booked to stay longer! I felt really at home there. As it turned out, I'm glad the first hotel was unable to honour our booking as the Chatsworth is a little gem.
We booked this hotel at the last minute, since the hotel where we had already booked a twin room telephoned us on the day to say that actually they couldn't provide a twin room after all, only a double - which my teenage daughter refused. On arrival we were greeted by friendly helpful staff, and discovered we had been upgraded to a sea view at the Chatsworth. Couldn't have been happier with our stay, location was perfect literally opposite the beach and plenty of places to eat, shops etc just a 5 minute walk away. The room had everything we needed, including comfortable seats in the lovely bay window where we could sit and listen to the music coming from the bandstand, or enjoy the view of the pier and the beach. The breakfast was great, unhurried and plenty of choice, and served by cheerful friendly staff. The bathroom, although in need of a bit of updating, was more than adequate for our needs and everything was very clean. I heard another guest saying the hotel is due to be refurbished during the coming year - some of the decor is looking a little tired - but I hope they don't make too many changes to this charming hotel. Despite being along the sea front, and it being high season, it wasn't noisy at night and we slept well in the comfortable beds.