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    The Outdoor Pool

    The Outdoor Pool

    Perfect for Al Fresco dining during the summer. 150 guests can be catered for a BBQ dinner or Fish and Chip lunch.
    The Compton Room

    The Compton Room

    The Compton Room has its own built in stage and dance floor.


    All our 152 bedrooms have been decorated to a traditional style and many boast stunning sea views.


    Lindsay Hawley


    King Edwards Parade,
    East Sussex,
    BN21 4EQ


    Known as the "White Palace", The Grand Hotel stands on the west end of King Edwards Parade with the beach on its doorstep. This 19th century hotel has been sympathetically restored and modernised to meet 21st century requirements.

    Our promise is only to take one large wedding a day, so we don't compromise you as the bride. Elegant banqueting rooms provide the perfect venue whether you are looking for a large wedding of up to 200 people, or a more intimate affair.

    The 2AA Rosette Mirabelle Restaurant is also available to hire privately and we even have bespoke Afternoon Tea and Christmas Wedding packages available.

    Luxury 5 star accommodation with 152 bedrooms, provides the perfect base for your guests.

    Guests have complimentary use of the hotels healthclub which includes indoor and outdoor pools, gym and eight beauty rooms.

    Free broadband internet in bedroomsLeisure facilities onsiteMobile phone coverageGrounds for outdoor activitiesChildren welcomeDisabled accessSmoking not allowedVenue approved for civil marriageWedding receptionsFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired


    See location of Grand Hotel on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: OA 611810  Lat: 50.76014 Long: 0.28281

    By Car - Junction 7 of the M25 signposted M23 - Gatwick and Brighton. The M23 becomes the A23, follow to the junction with A27 signposted Lewes and Eastbourne. Follow A27 Eastwards.
    By Train - Direct Trains from London Victoria and London Bridge. 90 minutes duration.
    By Air - Gatwick Airport is the nearest main Airport. Direct trians run to Eastbourne at 1 hour duration.

    Parking: free

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Eastbourne station


    • Free broadband internet in bedroomsFree broadband internet in bedrooms
    • Leisure facilities onsiteLeisure facilities onsite
    • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
    • Grounds for outdoor activitiesGrounds for outdoor activities
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
    • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage
    • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions
    • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
    • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired