The county of West Sussex is home to the South Downs National Park, offering plenty of outdoor pursuits for all ages, as well as a rich and fascinating history. With a range of three star accommodation to choose from, including city centre chain hotels and family-owned B&Bs, there is something to suit couples, families and business travellers visiting the area.
Family-Friendly Hotels in West Sussex
West Sussex's proximity to Gatwick Airport and London (just 1 hour 30 minutes from Chichester by train) ensures that the county is a popular choice with families. There are a range of 3-star family-friendly hotels in the county, from seaside hotels in the coastal town of Worthing to independent hotels in Arundel, Lewes and Horsham. Most hotels provide amenities such as free WiFi and laundry facilities (ideal for those travelling with babies or toddlers), whilst some have in-room DVD players and games rooms to keep older children amused.
Affordable West Sussex Hotels for Couples
Three star hotels in West Sussex provide affordable accommodation with plenty of amenities for couples enjoying a romantic break. Spa hotels with indoor pools and fitness facilities ensure your break will be a relaxing one, whilst amenities such as 24-hour room service mean you can make the most of your accommodation. With plenty of walking trails and the South Downs National Park nearby, the county attracts outdoors enthusiasts looking to enjoy an active weekend.
Hotels Close to the Attractions of West Sussex
There's plenty to see and do in West Sussex, whether you're fifteen or fifty. Hotels in Chichester city centre are ideal if you're travelling from London; most are close to the train station, with an array of shops, restaurants, bars and museums to explore. For those who prefer to be by the seaside, a three star hotel in Worthing or Bognor Regis may be a wiser choice, with sandy beaches and fish and chips on the menu for the whole family. The South Downs Way National Trail covers 48 miles of countryside, with walking, cycling and horse-riding trails - but don't forget your waterproofs, as the weather can often be unpredictable!
Shopping in West Sussex
Chichester is famous for its shopping and the compact city centre is easy to navigate on foot. Whilst the city centre is pedestrianised, there are plenty of car parks if you're bringing your car, although most hotels here offer free on-site parking for guests. Head for Crane Street if you're into vintage clothing, or Little London Walk where you'll find several independent local stores. The Farmer's Market takes place every other Friday morning in East Street and North Street, and is well worth visiting to pick up some gifts or local produce.
Enjoy a Relaxing Stay in West Sussex
West Sussex's three star hotels offer a range of amenities for families, couples and business travellers, whilst providing value for money too. Free WiFi, complimentary breakfast and on-site parking are available at many hotels, so whether you're looking for a cosy romantic B&B or a family-friendly chain hotel, you'll find the perfect accommodation here.