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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel on Eastbourne seaside

Across from beach

Known as the "White Palace," the historic Grand Hotel Eastbourne is within a mile of Eastbourne Pier, 4 miles from Beachy Head, and 10 miles from Drusillas Zoo Park. Brighton is 40 minutes away. The train station is located nearby.

Spa and fitness

Recreation includes a full-service health spa with sauna and steam room, an indoor pool with spa tub, a seasonal outdoor pool, a well-equipped fitness center, and a supervised playroom for kids.

Wireless Internet

Individually decorated in classic style, Grand Hotel Eastbourne's 152 guestrooms offer such modern conveniences as complimentary wireless Internet access, TVs with satellite channels, and phones with voice mail.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Known as the "White Palace," the Grand Hotel Eastbourne was built in 1875, and has retained much of its Victorian elegance, with high ceilings, rich fabrics, and marble columns.It is the only 5 star hotel sea side hotel in England. Guests choose between 2 fine-dining restaurants, and afternoon tea is served in the airy Great Hall. Family-friendly amenities include a supervised children's playroom, a children's afternoon tea menu, board games, and milk and cookies at turndown. Child care is available for a fee. The hotel offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a year-round indoor pool, and a full-service health spa with a fitness center, steam room, sauna, and a menu of spa treatments. 14 meeting and event rooms of varying sizes accommodate groups up to 300, and complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. A complimentary breakfast is available every morning. This is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 17 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 152 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1875 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Outdoor pool  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Turndown service 
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Where to Eat

Mirabelle Restaurant - Fine-dining restaurant serving modern European cuisine. Refined setting with white tablecloths, upholstered chairs, high ceilings, and ornate chandeliers. Seating for 50. Jacket or collared shirt requested for dinner. Reservations recommended. Open for lunch and dinner.

Garden Restaurant - Classic English cuisine with a modern interpretation. Elegant decor with white tablecloths and upholstered chairs. Seating for 180. Jacket and tie requested for dinner. Reservations recommended. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Afternoon Tea - Selection of sandwiches, pastries, and beverages. Served daily in the Great Hall. Special children's afternoon tea menu available.

In-room dining - Available 24 hours a day.

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Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool is open seasonally, while an indoor pool with spa tub is available year-round. A health club provides cardio and strength-training equipment and fitness classes. Other recreation amenities include miniature golf, snooker, and a staffed children's playroom. Children ages 3 and over can use the playroom during weekends and school holidays.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
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Spa Services

The hotel's full-service spa features signature treatments with products from Paris-based Matis skincare company. Guests choose from a menu of facial, massage, and body treatments, including the Chocolate Cream or Cranberry Body Mask, the Marine Collagen Mask, and massage therapy with warm volcanic stones and cool marble. Spa facilities include a sauna and steam room. A hair salon is also on site.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 10.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: GBP 60.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Pet fee: GBP 20.00 per pet, per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 10.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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