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Welcome to the Visit Eastbourne Guide

Breathe it in...

..feel the energy of our endless blue skies, sweeping South Downs countryside, colourful art scene and warm sunshine, as Visit Eastbourne guides you through charming places to stay, vibrant events and bucket-loads of things to do. A short break in Eastbourne will leave you feeling…, refreshed and invigorated.

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Shore View Hotel

Shore View Hotel

The Shore View Hotel is located on Marine Parade, with stunning views out over the English Channel and Eastbourne Pier.

Hotel with 90 rooms, £49-£229 prpn

The Red Room

The Langtons Guest House

Karen and Mark welcome you to their stylish Victorian seafront guest house. High quality en-suite accommodation, fantastic home-cooked breakfasts, close to pier and all amenities, easy parking. A superb seaside break.

Guest House with 9 rooms, £35-£45 pppnb

stylish lounge

East Beach Hotel

A unique and elegant Victorian property situated in a prime position on the promenade in Eastbourne. All of our bedrooms are en-suite, many with seaviews and balconies. Lift and ground floor rooms available.

Hotel with 37 rooms, £40-£61 pppn, £30-£165 prpnb

Deans Place Hotel, Alfriston

Deans Place Hotel

A 14th century Manor House, nestling in the beautiful Sussex Downs. Surrounded by 4 acres of landscaped gardens.

Hotel with 36 rooms, £50-£375 prpn

The Big Sleep Hotel

The Big Sleep Hotel

A new 50 bedroom designer budget hotel on Eastbourne's seafront, offering fantastic value for money, great sea views and exciting new horizons in interior design.

Metro Hotel with 50 rooms, £32-£175 prpnb

Savoy Court

Savoy Court Hotel

Family run hotel with resident owners. Good home cooking, freshly made. Close to pier, promenade, town centre, attractive listed building.

Hotel with 31 rooms, £29-£130 prpn

The Sherwood Guest House in Eastbourne

The Sherwood Guest House

Classical late Victorian establishment, privately owned, excellent value, personal attention to all who visit. Ideally located for all amenities.

Guest House with 11 rooms, £35-£52 pppnb, £89-£136 prpnb

New Wilmington Hotel

New Wilmington Hotel

Our charming hotel offers the perfect stop for groups, couples and families in search of a relaxing coastal holiday or adventurous getaway.

Hotel with 40 rooms, £40-£140 prpnb

The Royal suite double bedroom

The Royal

A charming property of unique character. The Royal enjoys a prestigious seafront location,close to the Pier and within easy strolling distance of the town centre. Bedrooms are bright and clean with modern facilities and panoramic sea views.

Guest Accommodation with 10 rooms, £44-£669 pppnb, £143-£175 prpnb

The Marina Guest House

Beamsley Lodge

Family run providing relaxed atmophere on a prime seafront location with private parking. All rooms have en-suite.

Guest House with 15 rooms, £35-£50 pppnb, £70-£100 prpnb

Bay Lodge Guest House

Bay Lodge Guest House

The Bay Lodge is a family run guest house on the seafront, opposite the Pavilion Gardens and Redoubt Fortress. There are ten en suite rooms, a sun lounge, licensed bar and private car park. Non Smoking.

Guest Accommodation with 10 rooms, £40-£112 prpnb

Penhale Holiday Flats

Penhale Holiday Flats

Penhale Holiday Flats are located in a quiet residential road just off the sea front, close to Princes Park. All flats are maintained to a high standard to provide clean and comfortable accommodation for 1-3 people. FREE PRIVATE CAR PARK.

Self-catering with 4 units, £185-£330 pupw sleeps 1-3

The Sheldon

The Sheldon

A lovely family owned bed and breakfast with FREE private parking, FREE in-room WI-FI. Quiet zoned rooms for a very peaceful stay!

Guest Accommodation with 32 rooms, £45-£500 pppn, £39-£500 pppnb, £89-£500 prpn, £30-£500 prpnb

Double Bedroom at the Hydro

Hydro Hotel

Situated on the South Cliff, the Hydro Hotel enjoys spectacular sea views from a unique garden setting. The outdoor pool, putting and croquet are always popular in the summer.

Hotel with 82 rooms, £250 pppnb, £43-£180 prpnb



Situated just 200 yards from Eastbourne's famous seafront, Ivydene Hotel offers award-winning AA 4-star rated bed and breakfast accommodation, with emphasis placed on serving freshly prepared traditional English food in a relaxed atmosphere

Guest Accommodation with 14 rooms, £35-£90 prpnb

The Arden Guest House

Arden House

A friendly, non-smoking, Victorian-style guesthouse which is family-run, one minute from the promenade, easy walking distance to all attractions, theatres, conference centres, restaurants, etc.

Guest Accommodation with 11 rooms, £32-£35 pppnb, £95-£105 prpn, £42-£44 prpnb

The Mowbray

The Mowbray

Set in an Edwardian building, the Mowbray is an outstanding AA 4 Star Accommodation.The keynote of a stay is the high standard of service from Darren and Laura who aim to go the extra mile to ensure guests are well looked after.

Guest Accommodation with 13 rooms, £42-£525 prpn


The New England

For a taste of maritime New England in Eastbourne, ocean front, award winning guest accommodation with contemporary New England style en suite rooms with both bath tubs and showers.

Guest Accommodation with 10 rooms, £75-£135 prpnb

Seaview from Family Room

Bassets House

Privately-owned seafront guest house. Open all year. Out-of-season bargain breaks. Free unrestricted public parking, including disabled bays opposite. Safe lock-up for bicycles.

Guest House with 6 rooms, £70-£130 prpnb

Alexandra Hotel

Alexandra Hotel

Well established family run hotel, located in prime position on Eastbourne's seafront, near theatres, Tennis/Conference Centre, Bandstand, Pier & Town. Seaview restaurant & patio. All rooms en-suite, many with superb sea views. Free Wi-Fi.

Hotel with 38 rooms, £51-£243 prpn

Southcroft Guest House

Southcroft Guest House

Friendly family home with comfortable rooms and relaxed atmosphere. Located in the Meads area of town, a short distance from the start end of the South Downs Way National Park and close to the theatres, conference facilities and Town

Guest House with 6 rooms, £40-£105 prpnb

Bramble Guest House

Bramble Guest House

Bramble Guest House provides a friendly & relaxed atmosphere. All rooms are large, comfortably furnished, with hospitality tray and TV. Located close to town centre, hospital, colleges & retirement homes. Free Wi-Fi and on-site parking.

Guest House with 6 rooms, £35-£45 pppnb

The Palm Court Hotel

Palm Court Hotel

The Palm Court is a family-run hotel which is ideally situated, just a short walk from the seafront, Carpet Gardens, bandstand and theatres. We have a ramped entrance and easy access to all floors. All rooms en-suite.

Hotel with 42 rooms, £46-£120 prpnb

Ebor Lodge

Ebor Lodge

Small family-run establishment on the seafront, overlooking bowling greens, the Redoubt Fortress and the Pavilion Tea Rooms. Fort Fun, tennis courts, Sovereign Centre swimming pool and Treasure Island only a short walk away.

Guest House with 6 rooms, £38-£43 pppn, £36-£43 pppnb

Don't Miss



UK's Best Free Airshow

Voted best free airshow, best event in the south east and a VisitEngland Event of the Year finalist – this is one airshow not to miss! Red Arrows, fast jets, live music on the beach and fireworks plus four days of action-packed displays.

Visit Eastbourne Airshow

The Blades Selfie at Airbourne

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Explore Beachy Head in Eastbourne


Take in the sights of Beachy Head on the City Sightseeing Bus.

Theme: Free/Low cost + Family fun

Visit Birling Gap beach in Sussex


Take a walk to Birling Gap and have a picnic on the beach

Theme: The Great Outdoors

Running along Eastbourne Seafront


Walk or run the 4.1 mile length of Eastbourne's seafront.

Theme: Free/Low cost + Family fun

Rockpooling at Holywell, Eastbourne


Go rock pooling & hunting for fossils at Holywell beach.

Them: Free/family fun

Paddleboarding in Eastbourne


Go stand up paddle boarding or canoeing on the Cuckmere River

Theme: Health and Fitness/Active lifestyle

Sussex Voyages at Eastbourne Marina


Take an Adventure Boat trip ride from Sovereign Harbour to Beachy Head

Theme: The Great Outdoors

Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne


Head to Towner Art Gallery to discover some great exhibitions.

Theme: Arts, Culture and Heritage

Coffee and Western View Eastbourne


Enjoy fabulous national park views from the deck with a glass of wine at the Western View.

Theme: Food & Drink

Flying a kite, Eastbourne

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