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Stay at the Hydro Hotel and take advantage of our seasonal breaks. These are updated quarterly and include tea and cake on arrival, 3 course table d’hôte dinner each night, overnight accommodation and full traditional breakfast each morning. plus additional inclusions. Pay at time of stay; deposit or pre-payment not required. READ MORE Breaks – Hydro Hotel Eastbourne

82 bedrooms with dramatic sea views over the English Channel and towards Beachy Head. The Hydro Hotel is the nearest to the South Downs Way and within walking distance of the start of the 100 mile route through the South Downs National Park. The hotels features 2 restaurants, the Crystal and Conservatory, and guests may relax in our luxurious lounges. Facilities include an outdoor pool, Croquet and putting green.

Celebrating over 125 years of fine cuisine and exceptional personal service, the Hydro Hotel is renowned for exceeding our guests' expectations. The Crystal Restaurant serves a more traditional cuisine with all dietary requests catered for. The Conservatory, with views over the grounds and the sea, offers a more brasserie informal setting for guests to enjoy. Full lounge and room service menus provide either formal or informal meals and light dishes according to your appetite and preference.

The Hydro Hotel has 4 private dining and meeting rooms which regularly accommodate small celebrations and intimate parties or conferences from 10 to 120 guests. Exclusive use is also available for those special larger events.

Spacious lounges and a large conservatory overlooking the spacious hotel garden and sea are a particular feature of this well-established hotel. Ample parking is available with electric charge points available for paid use.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Doublefrom £150.00 to £180.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Double Seaviewfrom £190.00 to £220.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Singlefrom £80.00 to £95.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Twinfrom £150.00 to £180.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Twin Seaviewfrom £190.00 to £220.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Disabled facilities

Booking & Payment Details

  • Christmas special programme
  • Euros accepted
  • Travel agent bookings
  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch accepted


  • Cooked Breakfast
  • Evening meals
  • Licenced (table or bar)
  • Restaurant open to non-residents
  • Snacks/afternoon tea
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available


  • Baby listening service
  • Children welcome - This property has not specified a minimum age for children. Please check with them to find out whether they will accept your children.
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating


  • Staff fluent in French
  • Staff fluent in Spanish

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI
  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Kit cleaning area
  • Kit storage area
  • Swimming pool - outdoor onsite

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Conference facilities


  • On street/public parking
  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Lounge for residents' use
  • Passenger lift
  • Pet Friendly
  • WiFi or internet access
  • Wild Flower Garden

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Bath
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Private facilities
  • Seaview
  • Shower
  • Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Telephone
  • Television

Site Features

  • Garden

Target Markets

  • Coach parties welcomed

Property Facilities: Double Seaview

  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Private facilities



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      Mount Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 7HZ


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