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Top Eastbourne Family-Friendly Hotels

Beach Front Guest House
3 out of 5
13 Royal Parade, Eastbourne, England
The price is £85 per night
4.9/5Exceptional! (74 reviews)
Esstbourne stay

"On arrival, had a lovely welcome from Duncan. Was shown to our room but decided to upgrade to a family room with a sea view. Due to covid virus, we had to order takeaways, so had to stay in our room most of the time but it didn't spoil our stay. Breakfast was lovely, albeit quite early on sunday ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Beach Front Guest House
Cambridge House Guest House
3 out of 5
6 Cambridge Road, Eastbourne, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)

"Fantastic stay, extremely friendly and helpful hosts. Breakfast freshly cooked to order and was delicious."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2019

Cambridge House Guest House
The Cherry Tree Guest House
3.5 out of 5
15 Silverdale Road, Lower Meads, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £93 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)

"Everything you need in a single room. Would have given 5 stars if there had been blackout curtains (just because I am used to that at home). Parking was a bit tricky on this occasion."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

The Cherry Tree Guest House
The Guesthouse East
4 out of 5
13 Hartington Place, Eastbourne, England
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4.6/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)

"We were only there for one night, but happy with it. Didn’t eat there so cannot comment on that side of it Good location for us"…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2019

The Guesthouse East
The View Hotel
3 out of 5
Grand Parade, East Sussex, Eastbourne, England
The price is £64 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (626 reviews)

"Smooth check in experience, nicely decorated modern style rooms."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

The View Hotel
The Sherwood - Guest House
4 out of 5
7 Lascelles Terrace, Eastbourne, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (112 reviews)
clean and safe

"While the room was clean and comfortable, the furnishing and decor looked rather old. For breakfast you were given a table rather than being allowed to choose one yourself which was a bit odd. Breakfast was OK."…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2019

The Sherwood - Guest House
Eastbourne Reymar - B&B
3 out of 5
2-4 Cambridge Road, Eastbourne, England
The price is £62 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (146 reviews)

"A lovely B&B situated close to the sea front. Nick was very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2020

Eastbourne Reymar - B&B
The Grand Hotel Eastbourne
5 out of 5
King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, England
The price is £193 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (758 reviews)

"Outstanding customer service , excellent SPA and top location"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Grand Hotel Eastbourne
The Mowbray
4 out of 5
2 Lascelles Terrace, Eastbourne, England
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4.4/5Excellent! (153 reviews)
Fantastic

"The bed was huge the place is in a nice good location staff very friendly all very clean good facilities and wonderfull breakfast i will go again and will recommend ot for sure the price is extremely good value"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

The Mowbray
Vernon Guest House
2 out of 5
1 Compton St, Eastbourne, England
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4.4/5Excellent! (8 reviews)
Vernon's - a great stay!

"We went to see a concert. You are very close to the theatres, & everything else you could want. Jo is a nice friendly guy who takes pride in his Hotel. Everything (including the décor - inside & out) was fresh."…"

Reviewed on 5 Apr 2016

Vernon Guest House
Best Western Lansdowne Hotel
3 out of 5
King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £68 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (576 reviews)

"What a fantastic short break at this welcoming hotel . Very clean and following all socially distancing rules. You choose you breakfast time , and if you want hot it is freshly cooked for you . It seemed the resort was just opened up , everyone in the restaurants and cafes seemed very please to serve ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2020

Best Western Lansdowne Hotel
da Vinci Hotel
3 out of 5
9-10 Howard Square, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £70 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (286 reviews)
Excellent.

"I can recommend this hotel very highly, the customer service, room, food etc. were excellent. We stay at this hotel every time we visit Eastbourne which is approx once a month."…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

da Vinci Hotel
Best Western York House Hotel
3 out of 5
14-22 Royal Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £61 per night
4/5Very Good! (336 reviews)

"Bearing in mind Covid-19, clean and sanitised. Staff friendly and helpful. Needs an update but ok"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2020

Best Western York House Hotel
Eastbourne Riviera Hotel
3 out of 5
26 Marine Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £49 per night
4/5Very Good! (459 reviews)

"Repeat customer wouldn’t choose anywhere else. Staff are friendly and always have a smile on their faces, best hotel in Eastbourne."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Eastbourne Riviera Hotel
Shore View Hotel
3 out of 5
Marine Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £69 per night
3.9/5Good! (988 reviews)

"Location with views, simplicity, character of the building."…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2019

Shore View Hotel
Citrus Hotel Eastbourne by Compass Hospitality
3 out of 5
King Edward's Parade, Eastbourne, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £47 per night
3.8/5Good! (358 reviews)

"Booked this stay very last minute and was very pleased with the Citrus Hotel. Located on the seafront, parking was easily available outside with reception staff happy to help with the permits. Room was clean and well presented. Great value for money - would recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jun 2020

Citrus Hotel Eastbourne by Compass Hospitality
The Ellesmere Hotel
2.5 out of 5
11 Wilmington Square, Eastbourne, England
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3.6/5Good! (72 reviews)
overnight stay

"overnight stay was very comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

The Ellesmere Hotel
The Mansion Lions Hotel
3 out of 5
1 Grand Parade, Eastbourne, England
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3.2/5 (116 reviews)

"The single room I booked was spacious and came with a bath- the bed was comfortable. Overall the feel is dated, corridors are grubby looking and the bar was shut."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2019

The Mansion Lions Hotel
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Where should we stay in Eastbourne?

The welcoming destination of Eastbourne is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The beaches, museums and swimming spots are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is located 33.3 mi (53.6 km) from the city centre. Eastbourne offers 46 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you should stay.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:

Best Western York House Hotel – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free rollaway beds. Guests like the comfy beds and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

Cambridge House Guest House – Features free breakfast and cot rentals. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3-star guesthouse popular with guests.

The Sherwood - Guest House – Offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Guests like the central location and breakfast options at this 4-star guesthouse.

Citrus Hotel Eastbourne by Compass Hospitality – Features free WiFi, soundproofed rooms and in-room DVD players. This hotel is rated 2 stars.

When should we visit Eastbourne?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to decide when to grab the children and head to Eastbourne.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: June, May, January and February, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, December, May and January, with an average rainfall of 2.50 inches

What should we see and do in Eastbourne?

While you are visiting Eastbourne, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Eastbourne Pier, Eastbourne Bandstand and Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum, Beachy Head and Pevensey Castle.

Eastbourne is also well-known for the:
  • Cafes
  • Museums
  • Theatre
  • Beaches
  • Cultural attractions
  • Golfing

Getting around Eastbourne

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Eastbourne Station or Eastbourne Hampden Park Station. Eastbourne might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Eastbourne like for family-friendly holidays?
You may want to consider the welcoming destination of Eastbourne if you’ve been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The popular aquarium, swimming spots and forests are just a few things that make this an attractive spot for a family holiday. Take to the air and fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is located 33.3 mi (53.6 km) from the city centre.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Eastbourne?
Shore View Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families and features free WiFi. Other options for your family trip include The Grand Hotel Eastbourne and The View Hotel.
What's the weather like in Eastbourne?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Eastbourne is 735 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Eastbourne?
Eastbourne Pier, Sovereign Harbour and Eastbourne Bandstand are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Eastbourne. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Eastbourne Beach, Beachy Head and Seven Sisters.
What's the best way for us to get around Eastbourne?
To see more of the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Eastbourne Station or Eastbourne Hampden Park Station. Eastbourne might not have very many public transport choices, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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