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
(306 Member Ratings)
"Location, comfort, friendly"
Mar 12, 2018
London, 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).

Rooms & Rates

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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 24 hours

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

Enjoyed This
(306 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
4.6 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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Other Comments
we were unwell and couldnt attend, and the hotel wouldnt give us a refund
Robert Mar 12, 2018 Slough, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Location, comfort, friendly
Other Comments
Being able to bring the dog. We loved the little doggy bag and Rosie enjoyed the treat.A clever way of introducing the rules and regulations !!! Nice touch having the bowls etc...
diane Mar 12, 2018 London, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
whole experience was more like a 4 star hotel
Alan Mar 11, 2018 Egham, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
felt more like a 4 star hotel although only classified 3 star , could not br faulted in any way. Prosecco & cream tea a real bonus.
Alan Mar 11, 2018 Egham, United Kingdom
Other Comments
Sadly and due to family funeral arrangements we were unable to go to the hotel so cannot give any useful feedback to Travelzoo
Ian Mar 12, 2018 AltonAlton, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The service and food for Dinner was very good.
Graham Mar 12, 2018 HookHook, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Mike Mar 10, 2018 Bracknell, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
We didn't have the best of weather, as it was in the middle of the snowy spell, but the hotel was so nice that we enjoyed sitting around with a book/crossword when the weather was too inclement to venture out. The hotel bar was cosy and the food from the restaurant was excellent.
Other Comments
The deal we had with Travelzoo was excellent value for money.
Peter J Mar 04, 2018 Reading, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
The sea view was lovely, the staff were very helpful.
Other Comments
Breakfast was very good....the local bacon and sausages were excellent
Kim Mar 09, 2018 Bridport, United Kingdom
Enjoyed Most
Friendly and welcoming
Karen Mar 05, 2018 Kent, United Kingdom

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