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Family-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.

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.

The Grand Hotel Eastbourne

At your hotel

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. 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. 17 meeting and event rooms of varying sizes accommodate groups up to 300, and wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in public areas. This is a smoke-free property.

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

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Premium bedding
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Phone
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room safe
  • Climate control
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Desk
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Individually decorated
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Eat and drink

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 and tie 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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Play

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.

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

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

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

The fine print for The Grand Hotel Eastbourne

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is 11 AM

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Your 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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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

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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