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.

The New Wilmington is an independent AA 3 star hotel located in Eastbourne since the 1920’s. We pride ourselves on the ability to move with the times while keeping to traditional values and strongly believe our passion for service and quality has established the New Wilmington as one of the most well regarded hotels in the area.

With Eastbourne’s award winning seafront, theatres and art gallery just a 2 minute stroll; guests have the ideal location to explore Eastbourne during the day and the evening.

A selection of Economy, Standard, Standard Plus and Superior Rooms, guests have an option to suit any budget. Optional upgrades like sparkling wine on arrival, chocolates or fresh flowers can be arranged for that special occasion and no request is too much for our staff.

We believe the thoughtful touches make the perfect stay and with this sentiment our staff consistently set the level of service above expectations. Members of staff regularly receive special praise on review websites such as TripAdvisor. The New Wilmington is one of Eastbourne’s most highly rated hotels and has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for two years in a row.

Our head chef changes the menu on a daily basis to allow us to offer fresh seasonal cuisine and we try to source our ingredients locally where possible. With prior warning the New Wilmington will do everything possible to cater for those with special dietary requirements as well as prepare packed lunches for those fun packed day trips. To get you started in the morning, you can look forward to a full English or continental breakfast along with a variety of drinks including speciality teas and coffees.

If guests wish to relax our peaceful lounge at the rear of the hotel offers the ideal environment to converse, read or watch television on our flat screen TV. If a more social environment is desired; our modern bar is a place where you can unwind with a glass of wine or maybe even a cocktail or two. Those in search of a little extra fun will love our regular evening entertainment, which promises a great night for the whole family.

Throughout the year we offer special offers, packages and discounts, guaranteeing that if you see a better like for like price for the New Wilmington anywhere else we will beat it.

Level access, a passenger lift which services most floors and a stair lift means hotel facilities can be utilised by almost all guests. We advise customers with special access requirements inform us when booking.

Secure garages are available for a fixed fee per night and the hotel has a secure area for bicycles, mobility scooters and similar items.

We hope you choose the New Wilmington Hotel as your ideal base for pleasure, work or out of town commitments. If you require any further information or have any questions please call hotel reception.

Although we provide Disabled Facilities we advise anyone with limited physical ability to contact us in advance to discuss the level of support required.

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Roomfrom £20.00 to £750.00 per person per night
Economy Doublefrom £64.05 to £102.90 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Singlefrom £46.73 to £77.49 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Standard Doublefrom £40.00 to £114.77 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Standard Plusfrom £84.00 to £134.72 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Standard Twinfrom £40.00 to £1,500.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
Superior Doublefrom £89.25 to £144.69 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

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


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


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from any age
  • Cots available
  • High chairs available

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating


  • Staff fluent in French
  • Staff fluent in Portuguese

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Golf available (onsite or nearby)
  • Regular entertainment


  • On street/public parking
  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Lounge for residents' use
  • Night porter
  • Passenger lift
  • Television available
  • Totally non-smoking
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • Radio
  • Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Telephone
  • Television

Target Markets

  • Coach parties welcomed
  • Single sex groups welcomed


Map & Directions

New Wilmington Hotel


3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars Hotel
25 Compton Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4DU
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Call direct on:

Tel01323 721219

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)


  • 3 AA Stars Hotel
3 AA Stars Hotel


  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Eastbourne AwardsMember Of EHA Member Of EHA 2020


  • Other AwardsEastbourne COVID Ready Eastbourne COVID Ready 2020

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Devonshire Quarter, Compton Street, Eastbourne BN21 4BP

Tel: 01323 415437

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