Grand Hotel - Eastbourne

King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex Bn21, Eastbourne, United Kingdom, BN21 4EQ  show map
 5 stars
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Grand Hotel - Eastbourne

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

The deluxe five-star Grand Hotel is one of the UK’s most magnificent Victorian hotels. Located on the seafront at Eastbourne, it welcomes to the fascinating shoreline and amazing look over the sea and the cliffs at Beachy Head. This luxury resort first opened its doors to the guests in 1875 and such celebrities as Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin and Elgar visited this fabulous place. Well-known as the White Palace, the Grand Hotel lies in the county of Sussex with its cultural places including historic Pevensey Castle, Glyndebourne Opera House and Sheffield Park Gardens.

Recently the Grand Hotel has been sympathetically restored and renovated to meet the last 21st century requirements and offer guests all the modern conveniences and amenities. The premises of the hotel has 17 up-to-date conference and meeting facilities including audiovisual equipment, ISDN2 lines, full back projection, simultaneous translation and a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art equipment while the on-site wellness area will impress with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, full-service health spa, sauna and a steam room, state-of-the-art gym, treatment rooms with massage, manicures and spa treatments.

This luxury Grand Hotel houses 152 spacious and well-decorated guestrooms overlooking the sea. The variety of fully-equipped rooms feature satellite color television, direct dial telephone with voicemail, digital clock radio, trouser press, hairdryer, luxurious en suite bathroom with bathrobes, an extensive selection of Molton Brown luxury toiletries and broadband internet access.

The dining option at the hotel is presented by two delicious restaurants, the Mirabelle and Garden Restaurants, both serve unforgettable breakfast, lunch and dinner daily in highly relaxing and amazing surroundings and settings. The cuisine compares the highest standards of traditional English cuisine and international flavors with modern rendering.

The Grand Hotel is just 130km drive distance from London Heathrow Airport, 64km or 1 hour drive distance from London Gatwick Airport. The hotel is easily accessible by train or road while the city has a well-functioning public transportation service. Parking is available on site.

Number of rooms:   152.

Rooms

This luxury Grand Hotel has 152 spacious and well-decorated guestrooms overlooking the sea. The variety of fully-equipped rooms feature satellite color television, direct dial telephone with voicemail, digital clock radio, trouser press, hair dryer, carbonated and still mineral water, luxurious en suite bathroom with bathrobes, an extensive selection of Molton Brown luxury toiletries and broadband internet access. The hotel includes deluxe bedrooms, executive bedroom with sea view, junior suites perfect for a family featuring a sitting area within the bedroom, suite and master suite with a large bedroom and sitting area or room and luxurious bathroom, presidential and penthouse suite with a spacious bedroom with four-poster bed, large lounge, luxurious bathroom with whirlpool bath, walk in shower and large balcony.

Dining options

The hotel’s on-site two restaurants, the Mirabelle and Garden Restaurants, both serve breakfast, lunch and dinner daily in highly relaxing and amazing surroundings. The cuisine compares the highest standards of traditional English cuisine and international flavors. The Garden Restaurant seats up to 180 delegates while the Mirabelle Restaurant seats 50 accordingly. Additionally private dining events can be arranged on request.

The hotel Grand serves a full english breakfast for free. 

Services

The hotel’s conference and meeting facilities comprise 17 up-to-date meeting rooms, audiovisual equipment, ISDN2 lines, full back projection, simultaneous translation and a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art equipment.

Leisure

The hotel’s on-site wellness area will impress with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, full-service health spa, sauna and a steam room, state-of-the-art gym, treatment rooms with massage, manicures and spa treatments.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free public parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Pool view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay at the price of GBP 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Grand Hotel - Eastbourne Eastbourne location
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Hotel Address:

King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex Bn21, Eastbourne, United Kingdom, BN21 4EQ

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City Center
  • Eastbourne
    800 m
Airports
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Mirabelle Restaurant (cuisine: European)
    30 m
  • Grand Bocca (cuisine: Café)
    60 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    152

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Rooms and availability

This luxury Grand Hotel has 152 spacious and well-decorated guestrooms overlooking the sea. The variety of fully-equipped rooms feature satellite color television, direct dial telephone with voicemail, digital clock radio, trouser press, hair dryer, carbonated and still mineral water, luxurious en suite bathroom with bathrobes, an extensive selection of Molton Brown luxury toiletries and broadband internet access. The hotel includes deluxe bedrooms, executive bedroom with sea view, junior suites perfect for a family featuring a sitting area within the bedroom, suite and master suite with a large bedroom and sitting area or room and luxurious bathroom, presidential and penthouse suite with a spacious bedroom with four-poster bed, large lounge, luxurious bathroom with whirlpool bath, walk in shower and large balcony.

Grand Large One-Bedroom SuiteGrand Large One-Bedroom SuiteGrand Large One-Bedroom Suite
Large One-Bedroom Suite
Bed type: Double or Twin beds
Size: 58m2
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Suites enjoy scenic views, either out to sea or overlooking the outdoor pool, and feature a large double or twin bedroom and separate sitting area. Some suites are large enough to accommodate 2 extra beds for children.

Room facilities
    Grand SuiteGrand SuiteGrand Suite
    Suite
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 58m2
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      Grand Junior SuiteGrand Junior SuiteGrand Junior Suite
      Junior Suite
      Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
      Size: 40m2
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Shower
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      Features a seating area within the bedroom. Some suites also have a sofa bed to accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children on request. This room can accommodate up to 2 extra beds.

      Room facilities
        Grand Master SuiteGrand Master SuiteGrand Master Suite
        Master Suite
        Bed type: King Size bed
        Size: 81m2
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        • Free Wi-Fi
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          Grand Deluxe RoomGrand Deluxe RoomGrand Deluxe RoomGrand Deluxe Room
          Deluxe Room
          Bed type: Double or Twin beds or Double Bed or 1 Double and 1 Single bed
          Size: 32m2
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          Beautifully decorated room with individual character and inland views. Please note that this room cannot accommodate an extra bed.

          Room facilities
            Grand Executive RoomGrand Executive RoomGrand Executive Room
            Executive Room
            Bed type: Double or Twin beds or Double Bed or 1 Double and 1 Single bed
            Size: 35m2
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            Executive rooms are beautifully decorated and furnished in keeping with the character of The Grand Hotel. This is a large and spacious room which can accommodate an extra bed for a child.

            Room facilities
              Grand Presidential SuiteGrand Presidential SuiteGrand Presidential Suite
              Presidential Suite
              Size: 58m2
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              Room facilities
                Grand Luxury Penthouse SuiteGrand Luxury Penthouse SuiteGrand Luxury Penthouse Suite
                Luxury Penthouse Suite
                Size: 58m2
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                • Free Wi-Fi
                • Private bathroom
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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Grand Hotel - Eastbourne Eastbourne location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex Bn21, Eastbourne, United Kingdom, BN21 4EQ

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Eastbourne
                    800 m
                  Airports
                  • Bus stop
                    100 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Mirabelle Restaurant (cuisine: European)
                    30 m
                  • Grand Bocca (cuisine: Café)
                    60 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of rooms:
                    152

                  Hotel Awards

                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEastbourneGrand

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

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                  What's nearby

                  What's nearby.

                  The location of the hotel is rich with numerous famous attractions including Glyndebourne Opera House, Sheffield Park Gardens, Drusillas Zoo, English Wine Center, East Sussex Vineyards, The Royal Pavillion and the gentle rolling South Downs which are within easy walking distance.

                  Tourist attractions

                  • E Stacy Marks - 100 m
                  • lammas festival - 600 m
                  • Paddon & Paddon - 600 m
                  • airbourne - 700 m
                  • The Glass Menagerie - 700 m
                  • Towner Art Gallery & Local Museum - 1.7km
                  • Seven Sisters Sheep Centre - 2.9km

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 700 m

                  Places of interest

                  • Deluxe Bingo Club - 900 m
                  • Eastbourne Pier - 1.0km
                  • The Bridgemere Centre - 2.8km
                  • Kings Church - 3.9km

                  Amusement

                  • Eastbourne bandstand - 800 m
                  • The Curzon Cinema - 900 m
                  • bonners - 1.1km
                  • Fort Fun Leisure Park Ltd - 2.0km
                  • Fort Fun Theme Park - 2.0km
                  • Fort Fun - 3.1km
                  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway - 3.4km
                  • Eastbourne & District Indoor Bowling Association Ltd - 3.6km
                  • Lloyds Lanes - 3.7km

                  Museums

                  • Eastbourne Lifeboat Museum - 100 m
                  • How We Lived Then Museum Of Shops - 500 m
                  • Beachy Head Countryside Centre - 1.4km
                  • Queens Royal Irish Hussars Museum - 1.8km

                  Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                  • Aqua Mania - 2.3km

                  Theaters

                  Local Attractions

                  • Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum - 2.4km
                    Royal Parade, Eastbourne
                  • Beachy Head - 3.7km
                    Beachy Head, Eastbourne
                  • Birling Gap - 6.1km
                    EastbourneEngland
                  • Fort Fun - 2.5km
                    Royal Parade, Eastbourne
                  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park - 3.7km
                    Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne

                  Near the hotelNear the hotel

                  • Towner - 280 m
                    Devonshire Park, Eastbourne
                  • Congress Theatre - 1.2km
                    Carlisle Road, Eastbourne
                  • Museum of Shops - 640 m
                    20 Cornfield Terrace, Eastbourne

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • Mirabelle Restaurant - 30 m

                    Address: King Edwards Parade
                    Phone: 01323 412345

                    82% likes this, based on 99 reviews
                    Cuisine: European
                    Price Range: GBP 46 - GBP 46

                  • The Holywell Tea Chalet / Cafe Restaurant - 60 m

                    Address: KING EDWARDS PARADE
                    Phone: 01323 410220

                    72% likes this, based on 45 reviews
                    Cuisine: Coffee Shop

                  • Western View - 230 m

                    Address: Wilmington Square & King Edwards Parade
                    Phone: 01323415779

                    59% likes this, based on 37 reviews
                    Cuisine: Café

                  • Grand Bocca - 60 m

                    Address: 12 Grand Hotel Buildings
                    Phone: 01323 731662

                    62% likes this, based on 82 reviews
                    Cuisine: Café

                  • The Devonshire Park Hotel Restaurant - 210 m

                    Address: The Devonshire Park Hotel
                    Phone: 01323 728144

                    70% likes this, based on 15 reviews
                    Cuisine: British
                    Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 37

                  Getting there.

                  Located on the seafront at Eastbourne, it welcomes to the fascinating shoreline and amazing look over the sea and the cliffs at Beachy Head and within easy reach of the M25 road that gives an hour's drive from Gatwick Airport and an hour and three quarters' drive from Heathrow Airport.

                  Getting around.

                  The Grand Hotel is just 130km drive distance from London Heathrow Airport, 64km or 1 hour drive distance from London Gatwick Airport. The hotel is easily accessible by train or road while the city has a well-functioning public transportation service. By direct rail link from the airport to Eastbourne Station, the regular service takes 50 minutes. A twice hourly train service operates from London Victoria to Eastbourne. The journey time is 90 minutes. Eastbourne Station is 1.5km from the hotel and approximately five minutes by taxi. Parking is available on site.

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of rooms:
                    152

                  Hotel Awards

                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEastbourneGrand

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

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                  Grand Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Group of friends
                    9.2

                    Very comfortable and friendly

                    I did not like the view of the bins from our superior room

                  • Family with children
                    8.2

                    We had a spacious and beautifully positioned room with direct views across the sea front to the beach and sea.

                    We were extremely disappointed with the vegetarian food OFfERED to two of our guests as part of the dining menu in the garden hotel. We felt that the food on offer was of very poor value compared with the main menu on offer. a 5 star hotel should have a 5 star chef who can cater for vegetarians with beautiful and imaginative food.

                  • Older travelers
                    7.4

                    The bedrooms and bathrooms were extremely old-fashioned eg. pink carpet in the bathroom and frilly net curtains. The prices in the bar were extortionate and the set-5 course meal - although delicious - was too much food and wasteful. We would have preferred just two courses. Wines were also extremely expensive.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.0

                    Remembering the many happy times when, as a member of the Devonshire management club, I attended all our winter conferences at the Grand, Eastbourne. The many foreign staff , as well as the English members, were just as welcoming and interesting as in those days of yore. Congratulations on maintaining the Grand's high standards. The indoor pool is magnificent.

                    Some of the tables in the main dining room are unstable. It is easy to spill liquids. They should be seen to.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.0

                    Beautiful hotel, enjoyed our stay. The staff were all very friendly and courteous, especially the gentlemen when we arrived who helped with the luggage, parking the cars. The staff who served coffee on the terrace were extremely kind and always had a smile for you.

                    I would have liked more information on the hotel and the surrounding area and shown perhaps the beautiful decor of the hotel as it was so big and there was, I am sure, things I would have enjoyed being pointed out to me. It would have been nice if perhaps the choice of menus available could have been put into the rooms instead of having to decide when you arrived at the restaurant. I came with my elderly sister who is not in the best of health and stayed quite a lot in the room in the evening whilst she was sleeping. There was only 2 plain tea bags and 4 milks for the whole day and I was not sure if I should ask for more. I must admit I did feel a bit out of my depth with regards to asking for things which is probably my own fault but I wanted a very special few days for my sister instead of the usual hotel I would normally have chosen.

                  • Couple
                    6.2

                    The weather and its availability to the sea front

                    Car Parking very poor. The room was expensive as a standard room at £200 per night. Was not available an hour after published time of 2pm. No mini bar - No air conditioning as room was extremely warm. Also the furniture in the room was very dated, was very scratched and damaged (Inc chips out of the wooden toilet seat!). There are far better 4 star hotels than rating this as a 5 star

                  • Older travelers
                    9.6

                    This is an excellent, traditional Victorian Hotel, with up to at faclities, fabulous food and tip top servce. Elegant and yet understated which made for a very enjoyable and relaxig break. Nothing was too much trouble, and any requests were met with efficiency and courtesy. A truly memorable break in fabulously ambiant surroundings. Well reccommended.

                  • Older travelers
                    5.4

                    couldnt get a signal in room, had dinner in restaurant ok but couldnt understand in this day and age my husband had to have a loan of a tie ithink it should move with the times

                  • Older travelers
                    6.6

                    The general ambience of the Hotel is good and every thing is rather "grand" in the Entrance /Reception area.

                    Our bedroom - tiny - overlooking nothing. Tiny bath and no room in general - total waste of money actually.

                  • Single
                    8.2

                    very helpful and informative lady who booked us in on arrival. In fact, all staff we encountered seemed to take a pride in their job.

                    I think possibly having a dress code stipulating jacket or tie for gentlemen in the restaurant in the evening is a little archaic. smart/caual and no jeans is fine, but as a result of your policy, we chose to dine elsewhere.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.0

                    Lovely old building, good to experience in its original style

                    Spa changing facilities not the best

                  • Older travelers
                    8.2

                    Comfort of rooms,spa facilities,Agatha Christie old worldliness.

                    Price a little high,especially as breakfast wasn't included.Couldn't have an evening meal in the hotel as it was fully booked.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.6

                    We had a lovely holiday were waited on hand and foot, treated us like royalty, nothing was to much trouble for the staff to do for us. Very pricey but you get what you paid for. The staff always had a smile on there faces. I would recomend it to any one who can afford it, or for a very special occassion.

                  • Family with children
                    9.6

                    From the time we arrived to when we left the staff were fantastic. The doormen helped park the car, take the luggage etc, concierge helped us with taxi's, everyone was welcoming to my 5yr old and all in all we had a great stay. We will definitely be coming back.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.2

                    We were given room 125 which looks out over extract fans, very small room and noisy, asked to change rooms, no problem changed to room 410, much nicer room and no noise. Bed was very soft, headboard needed to be re-attached to the bed, pillows were made of fresh air. Spa was very nice. Overall very nice hotel, staff the very best you could ask for. But you should never give your guests the very worst room first. Bad reflection of hotel management. These rooms should be given out only if there is a guest begging for a room for the night.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Grand Hotel - Eastbourne Eastbourne location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex Bn21, Eastbourne, United Kingdom, BN21 4EQ

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Eastbourne
                    800 m
                  Airports
                  • Bus stop
                    100 m
                  Restaurants
                  • Mirabelle Restaurant (cuisine: European)
                    30 m
                  • Grand Bocca (cuisine: Café)
                    60 m
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Number of rooms:
                    152

                  Hotel Awards

                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEastbourneGrand

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Spa Hotels in United Kingdom

                  Use Badge