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The Birch Hotel 3 stars

Lewes Road, RH17 7SF Haywards Heath Show map

Score from 970 reviews   8.3/10 8.3

Located in the peaceful West Sussex town of Haywards Heath, The Birch Hotel features a courtyard restaurant and is located just 13 miles from Brighton’s bustling city center.

The Birch Hotel offers modern rooms with attached bathroom, each with a 26-inch TV with Sky sports channels, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, a work desk and free Wi-Fi.

Originally built around 1874, the hotel still retains some of the original features, including oak paneling in the lounge, an open fireplace, and stained-glass windows over the staircase. There is also a courtyard restaurant and a modern bistro bar area.

The Birch Hotel is just 14 miles from Gatwick Airport. Haywards Heath Train Station is less than 2 miles away and Beech Hurst Gardens is a 5-minute drive away.

Rooms: 3

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The most recent booking for this hotel was made on Apr 21 at 14:30 from United Kingdom.

Facilities of The Birch Hotel


  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
  • Live sports events (broadcast)

Food & Drink

  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Packed lunches
  • Kids' meals


  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

Front Desk Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Newspapers
  • Express check-in/out
  • Baggage storage

Common Areas

  • Garden
  • Shared lounge/TV area

Cleaning Services

  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service

Business Facilities

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


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Honeymoon suite
  • Heating
  • Smoke-free property
  • Designated smoking area


Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.


Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).

Policies of The Birch Hotel

These are general hotel policies for The Birch Hotel. As they may vary per room type, please also check the room conditions.


From 14:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation / Prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type.

Children and Extra Beds

Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.

Any additional older children or adults are charged GBP 9 per night for extra beds.

The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.

Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Accepted credit cards

  • American Express
  • Visa
  • Euro/Mastercard
  • Diners Club
  • Maestro
  • Solo
  • Switch

The property reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

Hotel information

Ideal for both business and vacation stays, the hotel boasts a range of facilities, including: 6 meeting rooms; 3 banquet rooms; a restaurant, bar and lounge with open fire place; and on-site parking lot.

Food & beverage

Best Western Birch Hotel offers 2 dining options. The Pavilion restaurant offers a set priced menu for lunch and dinner with a mixture of British and cosmopolitan cuisine.

The Brasserie Bar offers a less formal setting and offers light meals to a limited selection of main courses. The Pavilion restaurant is very popular for family traditional Sunday lunches and is renowned in the area for its diary of events, from murder mystery evenings to themed club nights.

Area information

Best Western Birch Hotel is situated in the heart of West Sussex with numerous places of interest within easy reach from the hotel. The Bluebell Railway, Borde Hill Gardens, Sheffield Park Garden, Leonardsee Lakes and Gardens, Wakehurst place, Nymans Gardens are all within reach. It is also just 18 miles from Brighton with its stores and marina to visit.

Travel information

Road Situated on the A272, half a mile east of Haywards Heath town centre. from the town centre follow signs for Lewes and for the Princess Royal Hospital. you will come to a roundabout with a Shell petrol garage opposite and the Hospital to your right . Go across roundabout the Birch Hotels entrance is just beyond the Garage. The A23 /M23 is approximately 5 miles from the Hotel RAIL Direct Rail links to London Victoria( 50 minutes), London Bridge (1hr 15 minutes) and Brighton (20 minutes) from Haywards Heath. AIR London Gatwick 20 minutes

Important Information

Please note that there is no elevator.

A copy of ID and written authorization is required if the cardholder is not the guest.

For guests staying on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, please note that the restaurant will be closed for lunch unless a table has already been pre-booked.

The restaurant will also be closed for dinner on these dates, but the property will be offering a limited sandwich and soup menu with complimentary tea, coffee and mince pies in the lounge.

Please note that the Courtyard Restaurant and bar Bistro will be closed on New Years Eve and New Years Day. Food will only be served for guests who have already pre-booked table.

The bar bistro will be open on New Years Day, offering light snacks and drinks.


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