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Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 75%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 797 reviews

Well-delivered hospitality in an enviable location near the beach

AA Inspector

At a glance

Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Dogs welcome
Lift
Civil weddings

This well-managed and popular hotel enjoys an elevated position with views of attractive gardens and the sea beyond. The spacious bedrooms are attractive and well equipped. In addition to the comfortable lounges, guests also have access to fitness facilities and a hairdressing salon. Service is both professional and efficient throughout.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 82
  • Family rooms: 3
  • Ground-floor rooms: 3
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £80
  • Double room, minimum price: £150
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year
  • Restricted opening: 24-28 & 30-31 Dec, Restricted opening to non-residents

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 40

Accessibility

  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying facility
  • Ironing facilities

Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool, heated
  • Croquet
  • Other leisure facilities: Beauty room Hair salon
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate: 110
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 140
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 90
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 40

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 120

Getting here

From pier/seafront, right along Grand Parade. At Grand Hotel follow Hydro Hotel sign. Into South Cliff, 200mtrs

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Nearest airport

Gatwick

Nearest train station

Eastbourne
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Room prices from£150/night**Based on the minimum price of a standard double room *Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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