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Top 10 Beach Hotels in East Sussex

The Charm Brighton Boutique Hotel and Spa
5 out of 5
20-21 New Steine, Brighton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £64 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (548 reviews)

"Great location and lovely staff. The room was clean, charming and perfect for a couple night stay!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2020

The Charm Brighton Boutique Hotel and Spa
The View Hotel
3 out of 5
Grand Parade, East Sussex, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £57 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (641 reviews)

"We stayed on the top floor of the hotel. The double room was small but we had a wonderful view. The room was clean and comfortable. We were impressed with the bathroom which was very modern. The staff were very polite and respectful of rules at this Covid time. The bar had a very welcoming atmosphere. ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

The View Hotel
The Langham Hotel
4 out of 5
43-49 Royal Parade, Eastbourne, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £64 per night from 6 Nov to 7 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (460 reviews)

"For the staff at the Langham nothing was too much trouble. Room was exactly as described, bathroom nice and modern Breakfast was delicious. Great location."…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2020

The Langham Hotel

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Sea Spray
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (378 reviews)

"Lovely little hotel with exceptional staff who go the extra mile. I stayed in the Venetian Suite, a big, pleasant room with a lovely view of the pier - I moved the table and chairs so I could sit and look out, especially at breakfast (delivered to your room currently, due to Covid restrictions). ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2020

Sea Spray
The Grand Hotel Eastbourne
Great for beach holidays
5 out of 5
King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £130 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.4/5Wonderful! (766 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"This is 5 star at its best. Everything is taken care of by an exemplary team of staff. Lots of extra touches like how well everything is presented from food and drinks to a turn down service. Nothing is to much trouble and service is friendly and prompt."…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020

The Grand Hotel Eastbourne
Jurys Inn Brighton
4 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is £39 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (943 reviews)

"Excellent location. Very clean. Nice staff and nice ambiance in the bar"…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2020

Jurys Inn Brighton
The Grand Brighton
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £108 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (1,313 reviews)

"The staff were extremely polite and the rooms were very clean indeed, the bed sheets crisp and impeccably clean also. Top marks"…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

The Grand Brighton
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is £69 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (925 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"It was a nice place to stay. Location is brilliant, right on the seafront, next to the main town. The room was nice and clean with room service if wanted. The room is as nice, however bed was fairly comfortable but a bit hard and stiff. They’re fairly strict with covid guidelines. I didn’t have any ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront
Legends Hotel Brighton
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £48 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (643 reviews)

"I was visiting family in Brighton and I booked for one night. The Reception staff were efficient and polite; my room was clean and modern, with facilities for disabled users in the bathroom. There was a TV, a kettle and coffee and tea making items, as well as an ironing board! There's a small lift, ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Sep 2020

Legends Hotel Brighton
Britannia Study Hotel
3 out of 5
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The price is £43 per night from 22 Nov to 23 Nov
4/5Very Good! (973 reviews)

"Loved it here . Spotlessly clean . The cleaners do a fantastic job . The staff are friendly and welcoming and nothing is to much trouble , The beds were very comfortable . The breakfast was amazing and well organised with the covid. I would give this place 10 out of 10 . If I come back I will definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2020

Britannia Study Hotel
Best Western York House Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
14-22 Royal Parade, Eastbourne, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £47 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
4/5Very Good! (353 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"Amazing staff, beautiful views in a perfect location"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Best Western York House Hotel
Queens Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
3.9/5Very Good! (959 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"Very friendly ,helpful staff - receptionist ,lounge area,bar . Very nice breakfast ,cosy room. Was noisy outside so we got earplugs so after we sleept perfectly."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

Queens Hotel
The Old Ship Hotel
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £50 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
3.9/5Very Good! (923 reviews)

"staff very helpful breakfast good value and good standard even do a vegan option"…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2020

The Old Ship Hotel
Kings Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £47 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
3.9/5Very Good! (945 reviews)

"Very helpful and friendly staff excellent location"…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2020

Kings Hotel
Shore View Hotel
3 out of 5
Marine Parade, Eastbourne, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £48 per night from 27 Oct to 28 Oct
3.9/5Good! (979 reviews)

"The view was great as was the location,made it easy to get around other parts of sussex"…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

Shore View Hotel
Cavendish Hotel
3.5 out of 5
38 Grand Parade, East Sussex, Eastbourne, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £36 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
3.8/5Good! (973 reviews)

"lovely spacious room clean and tidy with view of sea/beach from all rooms"…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2020

Cavendish Hotel
Hilton Brighton Metropole
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
Kings Road, East Sussex, Brighton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
3.6/5Good! (941 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"We had a really good stay at the Hilton the staff were friendly and very helpful We only new once we got there that we had to book slots for the swimming which was fully booked already if we had known this we would have booked before our stay The rooms were clean and large our room was next to the ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2020

Hilton Brighton Metropole
Royal Albion Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £35 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
2.9/5 (866 reviews)

"A tired hotel, but in an excellent location, with friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

Royal Albion Hotel
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Thanks to its stunning coastal location, East Sussex has many beach hotels to choose from, predominantly in the traditional seaside towns of Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. The hotels range from luxury five star grand hotels to smaller, more intimate guesthouses and attract a variety of visitors including families on beach holidays, young couples on romantic breaks, and older couples touring the area.

Beach Hotels in East Sussex

Many of the beach hotels in the East Sussex area are the grand Victorian hotels built during the peak of the seaside holiday in the 1800s. These grand, ornate buildings are usually as close to the sands as you can get and offer luxury rooms with sea views - often with balconies. These hotels also tend to have their own restaurants and bars so you can choose to dine in or go out into the town.

Other beach hotels in the region fall into the townhouse hotel category. These are usually smaller and more intimate and range between the more luxurious boutique hotels and smart guesthouses. In both you can often enjoy a sea view and breakfast included.

Seaside Activities in East Sussex

Whether you want to stroll along the promenades or visit the iconic piers at Brighton, Hastings and Eastbourne, there's plenty to do beside the seaside in East Sussex. The beaches themselves offer hours of fun playing in the sand and even sunbathing. Sporty holidaymakers can try their hand at a spot of surfing or body boarding, or hike their way along the beaches and clifftop trails.

Those looking for a more relaxed atmosphere could take afternoon tea in one of the many hotels or enjoy that traditional British seaside meal of fish and chips.

East Sussex has a huge range of beach hotels for visitors to choose from, no matter if you're looking for some peaceful relaxation or hoping to take in everything the South Coast has to offer. Whether you're looking for that grand Victorian seaside experience, the quirkiness of a boutique hotel or the quaint feeling of a guest house with a sea view, East Sussex can cater for you.

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Top 10 Beach Hotels in East Sussex