Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

King Edward's Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4EE, England
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Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

Enjoy Eastbourne in wonderful comfort.

Be our guest at this charming, family-run, pet-friendly hotel in Eastbourne. The Best Western Lansdowne Hotel enjoys an excellent location on the seafront, with Beachy Head, the South Downs and Brighton all within easy reach. Boasting sea views that show more

Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Lift to all floors, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service
There is parking available nearby.
Pets accepted
£12.00 per pet per night
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & Bars

The Best Western Lansdowne Hotel is not only a great place to stay in Eastbourne, but a wonderful place to dine too.

  • Devonshire Restaurant
  • Regency Bar

Devonshire Restaurant

Located on the ground floor, The Devonshire restaurant prides itself on traditional Sunday lunches. We source our ingredients locally where possible. The restaurant offers superb views of the sea and excellent service. Our breakfast menu offers both Full English and Continental breakfast options. We also have an exclusive dining suite within the restaurant, ideal for smaller private parties.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:30 - 09:00
Lunch: 12:30 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 20:30
Weekend times may vary

Regency Bar

Our cosy and traditional bar is ideal for morning coffees, afternoon teas or evening drinks. There is a bar and lounge menu available Monday to Saturday from 12pm to 9pm. We offer a wide variety of snacks and bar meals throughout the day. Why not enjoy one of our afternoon teas? Choose from our finger sandwiches and fruit or scones with clotted cream - all served with a pot of tea and coffee.

At the Best Western Lansdowne Hotel, we have five comfortable lounges available - ideal for you to enjoy your morning coffee or an afternoon tea. One of the lounges is pet-friendly, so you can bring your beloved pet with you to relax. From this seafront hotel in Eastbourne, youll be able to enjoy spectacular views perfect for when you just want to unwind after a busy day.

Opening hours
12:00-11:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

The Best Western Lansdowne Hotel is an excellent wedding venue in Eastbourne. Our newly redecorated function rooms offer incredible views over the sea and western lawns. With the help of our professional wedding coordinator and events team, we'll make sure that you can fully relax and enjoy your wedding day, stress-free. In fact, we offer the complete wedding package in Eastbourne.

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering
  • Registrar

For any enquiries please call Sharron Winter on 01323 725174

Wedding service and reception venue

Our seafront hotel is the ideal wedding venue in Eastbourne - with various room sizes to suit your function. For a smaller and more personal wedding, our Martello room is perfect - it fits up to 40 people. Meanwhile, the Lawns room will seat up to 70 and has beautiful sea views. For a larger party, our Jevington room will seat up to 130 people and offers a private bar, lift access and a large dance floor.

Catering

Our wedding menus are individually priced, so just choose what you want and enjoy excellent value for money. We offer a 3-course wedding breakfast menu, set menu or finger buffet evening reception menu. Our 'Intimate' Eastbourne wedding package covers everything you need - from arrival drinks and evening reception through to wedding night stay for the bride and groom in one of our superior sea-view rooms.

Registrar

Registry office:
Eastbourne Register Office
Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4UG
01323 415051

Golf

The Best Western Lansdowne Hotel has some very scenic golf courses nearby in Eastbourne.

Surrounded by the South Downs National Park, this course offers spectacular views. Despite being downland, the course has been designed for an easy walk, set out over two levels and a great loop.

Five miles from the hotel, the 6601 yard, 18 hole course has a par of 72.

  • Eastbourne Downs
  • Royal Eastbourne

Eastbourne Downs

The Best Western Lansdowne Hotel has some very scenic golf courses nearby in Eastbourne.

Surrounded by the South Downs National Park, this course offers spectacular views. Despite being downland, the course has been designed for an easy walk, set out over two levels and a great loop.

Five miles from the hotel, the 6601 yard, 18 hole course has a par of 72.

5.00 miles away in Eastbourne

Course information

  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

72

Distance

6601 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes £13.00
18 holes £25.00
Tuition £36.00

Royal Eastbourne

This course offers a wonderful view across Eastbourne and the English Channel, with a combination of open fairways and narrow doglegs.

Five miles from the hotel, the 6077 yard, 18 hole course has a par of 70.

5.00 miles away in Eastbourne

Course information

  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

70

Distance

6077 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes £13.00
18 holes £42.00
Buggy hire £26.00
Tuition £45.00

Meetings & Events

There's plenty to choose from at the Best Western Lansdowne Hotel when it comes to meetings and conferences in Eastbourne. We have a variety of rooms and capacities - and they're all easy to get to, t...

  • Alfriston Room

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

There's plenty to choose from at the Best Western Lansdowne Hotel when it comes to meetings and conferences in Eastbourne. We have a variety of rooms and capacities - and they're all easy to get to, thanks to the excellent local road and rail links. We offer 7 meeting rooms, with the biggest one fitting 90 delegates in a theatre style. If you wish to stay over, we offer a variety of competitive delegate packages that are totally flexible.


Rooms

For the perfect conference venue in Eastbourne, the Alfriston, Jevington, Martello and Lawns rooms offer natural daylight and can accommodate around 30-40 people in a boardroom style. If you need a more intimate venue, the Berwick, Glynde and Litlington rooms are smaller, accommodating 10-12 delegates. All are well-specified with the essential equipment you need. In addition, we serve refreshment and meal breaks as and when you want them.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape

Alfriston Room

The Alfriston room is located on the lower ground floor and has both stair and lift access to the room. The Alfriston also have natural daylight and can accommodate approx. 40 people boardroom style.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Alfriston Room 80 35 35 40 0
Lawns Room 80 35 35 40 60
Martello Room 50 25 25 30 30
Berwick Room 20 12 8 12 0
Glynde Room 15 10 8 10 0
Jevington Room 80 35 30 40 0

Reviews of Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.0 Rating: 1483 reviews
Excellent 45%
Very Good 37%
Average 11%
Poor 3%
Terrible 2%
Rating

Stephen Robert B, wrote review 20/01/2020

Excellent Christmas and New Year

I was glad to return to the Lansdowne for the Christmas and New Year celebrations. The attention to detail was remarkable and the many guests obviously enjoyed every moment, The quality of the food ... more

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Lisa H, wrote review 19/01/2020

Very surprised

Had a lovely one night stay with my husband, the room was beautifully decorated and very spacious and lovely sea view. dinner and breakfast were very good. Only 10 min walk from town centre. Was not e... more

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Robert3856, wrote review 13/01/2020

Lansdowne Hotel

I stayed at the Lansdowne for the weekend. When I arrived Rosie on reception recognised me from previous stays and had my check in papers on the desk before I had reached reception.  Helen from the B... more

Owner Response
Jamieson B, General Manager at Best Western Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Robert, Thank you for posting your kind comments on Trip Advisor. I am delighted you had a good stay and will definitely be back. Please note we are currently investing £200k on water plant, improvements will be evident very soon. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Please note booking direct saves money, we will always match and beat any rate found on line. Kindest Regards, Jamieson Berriman
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ynO_10, wrote review 12/01/2020

Brilliant stay

Booked a one night’s stay following a function nearby. As usual warm reception from the front desk, nice clean and warm room, all the reasons why I return to this hotel every time I need a bed and br... more

Owner Response
Jamieson B, General Manager at Best Western Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review
Dear ynO-10, Thank you for posting your extremely kind comments and Five Stars on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased you had a brilliant stay. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Please note booking direct saves money, we will always match and beat any rate found on line. Kindest Regards, Jamieson Berriman
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NikkiM782, wrote review 08/01/2020

Faultless

Decided to get a couple of nights away and had a perfect time. Both myself and my assistance dog were made incredibly welcome and at no point was I uncomfortable at having travelled alone. The staff ... more

Owner Response
Jamieson B, General Manager at Best Western Lansdowne Hotel, responded to this review
Dear Nikki, Thank you for posting your extremely kind comments and Five Stars on Trip Advisor. I am very pleased you had a faultless stay, commenting positively on the excellent food and wonderful views. On behalf of myself and the Team at the Lansdowne Hotel, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Please note booking direct saves money, we will always match and beat any rate found on line. Kindest Regards, Jamieson Berriman

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