Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

Kate Harden-England
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Why We Love This Hotel

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

"The staff were very friendly and helpful"
1 Dec, 2019 - SwanleySwanley, UK
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Best Western Lansdowne Hotel is less than 100 metres from Eastbourne's Grand Parade Beach, within 10 minutes' walk of the Congress Theatre, Devonshire Park Theatre and the Winter Garden, and less than 15 minutes' walk along the promenade from Eastbourne Pier.

The chalk cliffs of Beachy Head are a 10-minute drive away, while Battle Abbey, built on the site of the Battle of Hastings, is 35 minutes from the hotel, and Brighton is 45 minutes' drive. Picturesque villages Alfriston and Litlington are around 20 minutes' drive away and are good bases from which to walk a section of the South Downs Way. Keen ramblers could get a taxi and then follow the path on foot all the way back to Eastbourne.

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 some Standard Double rooms have sea views. Dogs can stay in select rooms for an extra £12 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


Check-in: Standard Time is 2pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Extra beds are not available.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request and will be charged at £12 inclusive of tax per pet 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 Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

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

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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(711 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for BEST WESTERN Lansdowne Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.2 Ambiance
4.7 Location
4.2 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.7 Value for the Money
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The rooms were clean although slightly dated now overall we had a nice stay service was good breakfast lovely
wendy 02 Dec, 2019 West Wickham, UK
Enjoyed Most
The staff were very friendly and helpful
Jennifer 01 Dec, 2019 SwanleySwanley, UK
Enjoyed Most
Upgraded to probably the best room in the hotel,wonderful.
Sandra 01 Dec, 2019 Crawley, UK
Enjoyed Most
Friendly staff always very helpful
Other Comments
Excellent value
MICHAEL 01 Dec, 2019 Petersfield, UK
Enjoyed Most
Very comfortable and clean staff were friendly and helpful
Anne Bancroft 28 Nov, 2019 Staffordshire, UK
Enjoyed Most
We checked in at 2pm on the Friday, no hassle, our room was on the top floor which pleased us as being an old hotel the floors are creaky. Our two friends who live nearby arrived at 3pm & we treated them to the vintage tea which was delicious. The waiter kindly reserved a table for us in the window & he was very attentive & polite. The breakfasts were lovely, with a great choice of cereals, breads & hot table with all the full English to help yourself.
Julia 25 Nov, 2019 Brighton, UK
Enjoyed Most
A very pleasant stay as usual. Lounge area very relaxing , helpful staff and good location .
William 22 Nov, 2019 Pulborough, UK
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a very pleasant break for my wifes birthday our room was clean but a bit cold . your staff were excellent in all areas. special mention for IAN in the bar would certainly book again.
Carol 18 Nov, 2019 Canvey Island, UK
Enjoyed Most
Lovely newly refurbished lounge, good breakfast, Reception staff dealt with slight issue we had on arrival.
David 17 Nov, 2019 Southampton, UK
Enjoyed Most
Well located, splendid updated room. Lounges very well decorated and comfortable. Food of good quality and quantity and great value.
Derek 15 Nov, 2019 IPSWICH, UK

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