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Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

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Why We Love It

  • The Best Western Lansdowne Hotel is less than 100 metres from Grand Parade Beach in Eastbourne
  • This seaside retreat is less than 15 minutes' walk along the promenade to the pier and a 10-minute walk from the town centre
  • You can take tea in one of several sea-facing lounges that boast original Victorial features

Enjoyed This
(243 Member Ratings)
"Welcoming and helpful"
Mar 31, 2018
Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Map & Directions

The A22 is around 10 minutes' drive from the hotel and Eastbourne railway station is less than 10 minutes' drive away. Street parking is available 8am-6pm -- permits are available at reception for £1 per day. The hotel also has 22 garages at the rear for a nightly charge (please request on booking).

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The Best Western Lansdowne Hotel is less than 100 metres from Eastbourne's Grand Parade Beach, within a 10-minute walk of the Congress Theatre, Devonshire Park Theatre and the Winter Garden, and less than 15 minutes' walk along the promenade from Eastbourne Pier.

There are a wealth of picturesque villages in the surrounding area, as well as numerous gardens, vineyards and historic homes to explore in East Sussex and neighbouring Kent. 

The chalk cliffs of Beachy Head are a 10-minute drive away, Battle Abbey, built on the site of the Battle of Hastings, is 35 minutes from the hotel, and Brighton is 45 minutes' drive.

The hotel has been run by the same family since 1912. Facilities include the Devonshire Restaurant, which serves British classics, the Regency Bar and a selection of sea-facing lounges with original Victorian features, where afternoon tea is served.

Bedrooms are "attractively decorated", according to The AA, and Standard - Double View rooms have sea views . Dogs can stay in select rooms for an extra £10 per night (please request on booking). Wi-Fi is free.



  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour security
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Off-street parking (fees apply)
  • Parking (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: There is no extra bed available.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request: £10 inclusive of tax, per night.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Customer service available Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm GMT + 8.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Enjoyed This
(243 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.2 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.3 Rooms
4.5 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Value for money
Ashvin Apr 03, 2018 Tadley, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Welcoming and helpful
Brian Mar 31, 2018 Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
roger&susan Mar 31, 2018 Luton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The staff are always so welcoming and nothing is too much trouble. Everything is done with a smile. Always an excellent breakfast.
Other Comments
There are plenty of lounges and comfy chairs to spend time in, chatting with friends or reading.
Christine Mar 31, 2018 Aldershot, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The room - lovely sea views. Reception staff - so helpful
John Mar 27, 2018 Folkestone, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Relaxed atmosphere, cleanliness of the hotel.
Derek Mar 29, 2018 Maldon, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Excellent staff
Other Comments
If you are planning a trip to Eastbourne, this is the place to stay !
Janet Mar 22, 2018 Wokingham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
David Mar 25, 2018 Leeds, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Lovely clean hotel where the staff could no do enough for you. Cream tea was delicious and breakfast exceptional.
Angela Mar 25, 2018 SevenoaksS, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Comfortable, friendly hotel with lots of lounges to enjoy. Excellent staff and a large seaview room.
Other Comments
Some rooms are a bit tired but very clean and welcoming.
Sandra Mar 24, 2018 Worthing, United Kingdom

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