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Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

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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 stretch across the south coast, it provides the perfect haven. Its traditional, cosy atmosphere will definitely appeal, while the seaside town itself has more than enough character to make your stay a memorable one.

From your peaceful seafront hotel in Eastbourne, you'll have ample opportunity to explore this pretty part of the world. East Sussex boasts hidden gems such as Herstmonceux Castle and Battle Abbey, giving the culture vultures amongst our guests the chance to see something new (or old, as the case may be). While the Best Western Lansdowne Hotel itself has plenty to keep you amused, were sure you'll find a spot of sea fishing from the pier or a hike in the South Downs hard to resist.

Our hotel guests also have access to 18 lock-up garages. Please obtain a parking voucher from the hotel reception.

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King Edward's Parade
East Sussex
BN21 4EE
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6032*


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: Accepted £10.00 per pet per night
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00


Dining and 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

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

Weekend times may vary


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.

Course information

Course Type:
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6601 Yards
No handicap required


5.00 miles away in Eastbourne


Pro shop golf facilities


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.

Course information

Course Type:
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6077 Yards
No handicap required


5.00 miles away in Eastbourne


Pro shop golf facilities


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


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 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.


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.


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

For any enquiries please call Sharron Winter on 01323 725174

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M23, J11, 30.00 miles
Nearest train station: Eastbourne, 1.00 miles
Nearest airport: london Gatwick, 48.00 miles

King Edward's Parade
East Sussex
BN21 4EE

What's nearby?


  • American Express Commuinty Stadium (30 miles)

  • Eastbourne Borough (10 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Beachy Head (5 miles)

  • Towner Art Gallery (0.8 miles)

  • Herstmonceux Castle (15 miles)

  • Cuckmere Valley (15 miles)

  • Brighton (30 miles)


  • Eastbourne Town Centre (1 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and 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, 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.


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

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
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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16/02/2018 Nola B, Southampton, United Kingdom

We had a four night stay in the town that used to be my home, so it was lovely to be back and be able to show my Husband round. I have mobility problems and use a mobility scooter, there is a small li... more


Lovely, relaxing stay!

14/02/2018 DavlynSurrey, Surrey

I have just spent two nights at the Lansdowne Hotel with my adult daughters. The hotel is in such a good position for the beach, pier and shops. We had a private garage for the stay which was an added... more


Short break

13/02/2018 kaylah67, London, United Kingdom

Booked here for my husbands birthday. Requested a fan as hotel hasn’t got air conditioning and was very happy to see it in the room on arrival. We had a smashing sea view room. Room was clean and com... more


Sewing Weekend

10/02/2018 Mary W, Eastbourne, United Kingdom

A group I sew with had a two night stay at the Lansdowne last weekend, the second year we have had this sort of event to have a weekend of quilting and sewing. We had a super time, the staff were lov... more


grand old hotel but paper thin walls

10/02/2018 Claire C, Sydney, Australia

clean and well run hotel set in a series of adjoining lovely old houses. unfortunately the walls are paper thin and you can hear people walking in the corridors and speaking in the adjoining room. th... more