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Top Eastbourne Family-Friendly Hotels

Beach Front Guest House
Great for families
3 out of 5
13 Royal Parade, Eastbourne, England
The price is £90 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
4.9/5Exceptional! (87 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach
Travellers say...
"Highly recommend Beach Front guest house. Would definitely visit again. Staff are very welcoming and very family friendly vibe. Nothing is too much trouble. Extra credit to the chef as the breakfast was exceptional. Will definitely be visiting again."

Reviewed on 27 Jun 2021

Beach Front Guest House
Cambridge House Guest House
Great for families
3 out of 5
6 Cambridge Road, Eastbourne, England
4.8/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Good stay
"Very helpful and friendly owner(Pete) who served a lovely cooked breakfast. Room comfortable. Tea/coffee making facilities with fresh milk and drinking water."

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2020

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Cambridge House Guest House
The Cherry Tree Guest House
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
15 Silverdale Road, Lower Meads, Eastbourne, England
The price is £89 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Cherry Tree Guest House
"My family I recently stayed at the Cherry Tree Guest House and I can honestly say that Mel and Colin were very hospitable and nothing seemed too much for them. The breakfasts were amazing and the rooms were light and airy and clean. Each room had its own unique style of decor. My only criticism would ..."

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2020

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YHA Eastbourne - Hostel
Great for families
4 out of 5
1 East Dean Road, Eastbourne, England
4.7/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"The bus-stop direct in front of the house +++ The green in the surrounding +++"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2019

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YHA Eastbourne - Hostel
The Guesthouse East
Great for families
4 out of 5
13 Hartington Place, Eastbourne, England
4.6/5Exceptional! (47 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"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

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The Guesthouse East
The View Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Grand Parade, East Sussex, Eastbourne, England
The price is £85 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (755 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...
"Great location. Lovely hotel for the price. Great views. Friendly staff"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

The View Hotel
The Sherwood
4 out of 5
7 Lascelles Terrace, Eastbourne, England
4.5/5Wonderful! (113 reviews)
"Simple, clean guest house. Perfect for a short stay away. Central location right by the seaside and an ideal place to rest and freshen up after our 14 mile walk via the Seven Sisters from Seaford. Welcoming and helpful staff."

Reviewed on 1 Sep 2020

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The Sherwood
Eastbourne Reymar - B&B
Great for families
3 out of 5
2-4 Cambridge Road, Eastbourne, England
4.5/5Wonderful! (150 reviews)
Families like: games room, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...
"Very friendly and accommodating. Excellent choice of breakfasts and well presented."

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2021

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Eastbourne Reymar - B&B
The Grand Hotel Eastbourne
Great for families
5 out of 5
King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, England
The price is £194 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (806 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...
"Professional, friendly staff, well maintained room, good swimming pool."

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2021

The Grand Hotel Eastbourne
The Sheldon B&B
3 out of 5
9-11 Burlington Place, Eastbourne, England
The price is £83 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (344 reviews)
"This was a pleasant stay, as with most hotels and B&Bs around this price point rooms are a little tired. That said it was clean and the team were very friendly and breakfast very good. Parking onsite is a bonus and it is in a good location not far from the seafront but avoids some of the associated ..."

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2021

The Sheldon B&B
The Mowbray
4 out of 5
2 Lascelles Terrace, Eastbourne, England
The price is £85 per night from 6 Oct to 6 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (152 reviews)
"Check in was easy but strange not to see anyone. Extremely disappointed when we opened the room door especially for the price we paid. The room was very small and claustrophobic. It was a hot day and the room was stifling hot. Could only open one of the sash windows about 4 inches so we couldn’t ..."

Reviewed on 14 Jun 2021

The Mowbray
Best Western Lansdowne Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £71 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (651 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...
"Overall impression: faded grandeur. Amenities good, room in need of redecorating, breakfast over-priced."

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2021

Best Western Lansdowne Hotel
da Vinci Hotel
3 out of 5
9-10 Howard Square, Eastbourne, England
The price is £74 per night from 23 Sep to 23 Sep
4.1/5Very Good! (316 reviews)
"Lovely large room as described met our needs for one night"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

da Vinci Hotel
Best Western York House Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
14-22 Royal Parade, Eastbourne, England
The price is £70 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
4/5Very Good! (440 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, on the beach, near the beach
Travellers say...
"Needs updating but staff are friendly"

Reviewed on 11 Jul 2021

Best Western York House Hotel
Eastbourne Riviera Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
26 Marine Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £60 per night from 17 Oct to 17 Oct
4/5Very Good! (495 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Good choice of breakfast, friendly helpful staff, location excellent"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2021

Eastbourne Riviera Hotel
Shore View Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Marine Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £90 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
3.9/5Good! (991 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...
"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
West Rocks Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
44-46 Grand Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £125 per night from 6 Oct to 6 Oct
3.8/5Good! (50 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"This has become one of my favourite hotels! The location is ideal for a short stay, the staff are very friendly and helpful. The recently updated interior designs are beautiful blends of classic and modern."

Reviewed on 27 Jun 2021

West Rocks Hotel
Citrus Hotel Eastbourne by Compass Hospitality
Great for families
3 out of 5
King Edward's Parade, Eastbourne, England
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The price is £73 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
3.8/5Good! (393 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, laundry
Travellers say...
"We really enjoyed our stay for two nights. Parking was affordable we paid £2 everyday for car parking .staff was polite and friendly. Breakfast was nice ."

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2021

Citrus Hotel Eastbourne by Compass Hospitality
The Ellesmere Hotel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
11 Wilmington Square, Eastbourne, England
3.6/5Good! (72 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
overnight stay
"overnight stay was very comfortable"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

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The Ellesmere Hotel
The Mansion Lions Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
1 Grand Parade, Eastbourne, England
3.2/5 (116 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots
shabby and tired hotel
"Hotel very run down. Dirty towel in bathroom. Parking not explained clearly enough so I got parking ticket. Breakfast good."

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2019

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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.

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