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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 86%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Service
9
Cleanliness
10
Food & drink
9
Room
8
Based on 786 reviews

Good old fashioned hospitality by the sea and the South Downs

AA Inspector

At a glance

2 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Dogs welcome
Lift

This famous Victorian hotel offers high standards of service and hospitality, and is in close proximity to both the beach and the South Downs National Park. The extensive public rooms feature a magnificent Great Hall, with marble columns and high ceilings, where guests can relax and enjoy afternoon tea. The spacious bedrooms provide high levels of comfort; many with stunning sea views and a number with private balconies. Guests can choose fine dining in The Mirabelle, or the Garden Restaurant, and there are bars as well as superb spa and leisure facilities.

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Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 152
  • Family rooms: 20
  • Ground-floor rooms: 4
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Room rates

  • Single room minimum price120
  • Double room minimum price150
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 80

Accessibility

  • Accessible bedrooms: 3
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Babysitting service
  • Safe play area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Drying facility
  • Ironing facilities

Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Outdoor swimming pool, heated
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Snooker table
  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate: 200
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):350
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):200
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 40

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 300

Getting here

On seafront W of Eastbourne, 1m from railway station

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Nearest train station

Eastbourne
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