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8-9 Marine Parade, BN21 3DX Eastbourne Show map
Overlooking the beach and within easy walking distance of the town centre and pier, this AA 4-star character property has been welcoming guests to Eastbourne for over 170 years.
One of Eastbourne’s original old ‘sea houses’, the Royal has recently undergone a complete renovation to provide comfortable, modern accommodation with free Wi-Fi throughout and flat-screen TVs. The building’s original features have been retained. Bathrooms feature heated towel rails, shaver points, fluffy white towels and complimentary Elsyl toiletries.
Start each day with a healthy, fresh breakfast in the luminous breakfast room. Choose from real ground coffee, freshly squeezed orange juice, a selection of organic yoghurts, cereals, homemade breads and jams. No English breakfasts are served.
When would you like to stay?
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Express check-in/check-out
- Luggage storage
- Non-smoking throughout
- Golf course (within 3 km)
- Special diet menus (on request)
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 1 per day.
These are general hotel policies for . As they may vary per room type; please also check the room conditions.
14:00 - 20:00 hours
06:00 - 10:30 hours
Children and extra beds
Children older than 12 years are welcome.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
Accepted credit cards
- ATM card
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
You are welcome to bring your pets, who will be well catered for. Simply advise the hotel in advance and they will be happy to provide dog food, feeding bowls and a blanket/bed for your dog (additional cost). Special dog diets are also catered for. The hotel requests that the dogs do not sleep on the bed, are well behaved and do not disturb other guests.
The hotel is committed to using eco-friendly, fair trade and sustainable policies, and has a Green Tourism Silver Award. The Royal Hotel is the only eco-friendly accommodation provider in Eastbourne.
Most rooms have spectacular direct sea views over the English Channel. All rooms are non-smoking.
The centre of Eastbourne houses shops, restaurants, theatres and a host of other attractions. Eastbourne also marks the start of the South Downs and the 100 mile-long South Downs Way, a popular route for walking, cycling and bird-watching. Beachy Head, the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, is also nearby, whilst beyond Beachy Head is the Seven Sisters country park, an ideal destination for nature lovers.
There are also many charming Sussex villages a short drive or bus ride away such as Alfriston, Wilmington and East Dean. Other attractions include Michelham Priory, Pevensey Castle, Newhaven Fort, Hastings and Lewes.
- Take the M25.
- Join the M23 towards Brighton.
- Just before Brighton take the A27 going east, signposted Lewes/Worthing. - Follow the A27 towards Lewes and carry straight on to Eastbourne.
- As you approach Eastbourne, follow the signs to the seafront.
- When you get to the seafront continue towards the Pier.
- The hotel is just before you reach the Queen's Hotel and the pier.
Eastbourne train station is a 10-minute walk or short taxi ride away. If walking:
- Follow signs down Terminus Road to the seafront.
- Turn left towards the pier.
- Carry on past Queen's Hotel.
- The hotel is a few doors down on Marine Parade.
Bus number 27 from Brighton stops outside the pier, less than 1 minute's walk away.
Public parking is available nearby. There is a pay & display on the seafront opposite the front entrance, or in permit bays in surrounding streets. The Royal can supply parking permits for permit bays during restricted hours. There is also an NCP multi-storey car park in Trinity Place, about five minutes away.
At time of booking please give estimated time of arrival.
Please be advised that there is a GBP 20.00 charge for arrivals after 20:00 without prior arrangement.
Discounted parking is available nearby, but you must obtain a voucher from the hotel.
The hotel's rooms are spread over 3 floors and no lift is available.