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Shore View Hotel

Shore View Hotel

Marine Parade, Eastbourne
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (290 reviews)
Hotel for a weddingStaff were very accomadating and explained every precisly. The only down side was that the duvet had a brown stain on it, hairs on the matress protector and only one set of towels.
  11 Sep 2017

£43

£43
Queens Hotel

Queens Hotel

1-3 Kings Road, Brighton
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (168 reviews)
Grand Old LadyThe Queens Hotel is a wonderful grand old lady that is in need of a bit of TLC. However we absolutely loved our stay here in room 406 which had a fantastic view of the pier and ocean. The room was a bit tired but in some ways this added to the magic of staying at such a boutique hotel. As others ...
  12 Sep 2017

£62

£62
Kings Hotel

Kings Hotel

139-141 Kings Road, Brighton
3.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (345 reviews)
Nice hotel close to the eye &beach.Close to local amenties. Would he happy to recommend. L,ovely sea views.
  6 Sep 2017

£58

£58
Royal Albion Hotel

Royal Albion Hotel

35 Old Steine, Brighton
3.0 out of 5.0
2.7 out of 5 (462 reviews)
Great LocationVery good breakfast. Great Location. Decent staff. Pleasantly surprised with hotel
  15 Sep 2017

£48

£48
Cavendish Hotel

Cavendish Hotel

38 Grand Parade, Eastbourne
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (281 reviews)
short stay hotelHad a short break here and found it very convenient to the town centre and could not be better placed for the sea front. The staff where friendly,the food was good although limited menu.Would stay here again
  26 Sep 2017

£40

£40
Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront

Kings Road Brighton, Brighton
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (258 reviews)
Dirty toiletOn entering my room I thought there was a funny smell. After unpacking my bag I went to the bathroom only to discover that the toilet was blocked with a full bowl of excrement , hence the appalling smell. I summoned the cleaning staff who valiantly attempted to clean the mess only to have most of ...
  19 Sep 2017

£70

£70
The Grand Brighton

The Grand Brighton

97-99 King's Road, Brighton
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (724 reviews)
Lovely hotel great locationThe hotel was lovely even though work being done to front of hotel. The staff were all lovely and very helpful. The room was quite small and at back of hotel so overlooking another part of building so not nice but room was spotless. Didn't like the fact no blind at large window where shower was. ...
  26 Sep 2017

£101

£101
Camber Sands Holiday Park

Camber Sands Holiday Park

Lydd Road, Rye
2.0 out of 5.0
1.9 out of 5 (48 reviews)
Nice hotel Very good place so much to do for adults and children and it's got a lovely beach next to it will definitely be going back soon
  6 Apr 2016

£70

£70
The Old Ship Hotel

The Old Ship Hotel

Kings Road, Brighton
4.0 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (382 reviews)
Great location on sea frontGreat location. Hotel was good but a bit dated in places. Breakfast was pricey, £15 each. Staff were really helpful and we enjoyed our stay .
  18 Sep 2017

£56

£56
Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa

Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa

64 Kings Road, Brighton
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (34 reviews)
Lovely spa hotelI stayed on my own in the 'cabin' room with bunk beds, as this was a good budget option for Brighton. The room is very small but clean and the bunks are comfortable. There is no mini-bar in this room, and no milk for coffee, which was annoying. There was also quite a lot of external noise all night, ...
  10 Sep 2017

£75

£75
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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.