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This 14th century country house hotel, is set in the heart of the Sussex Downs in the pretty village of Alfriston. The Deans Place Hotel is just a short drive from the seaside town of Eastbourne and cosmoplitan Brighton.

Set in four acres of fabulous gardens, Deans Place Hotel has all the facilities for a perfect break. It features 36 bedrooms, a public bar, and guest lounges.

The hotel is home to the locally renowned, Rosette-awarded, Dining Room. It also offers an outdoor seasonal swimming pool (available from May to September). Guests can enjoy playing croquet and boules in the grounds.

Relaxing evenings can be spent on the large terrace, which is ideal for alfresco dining during the summer months.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Deans Place Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 8, 2010
Hotel chain/brand: Classic British Hotels

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

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There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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  • Do you have somewhere safe to store bikes if we cycle to your hotel?

    Yes we do, if you speak to Reception upon arrival they can direct you to the bike storage area


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    Answered on September 1, 2020
  • Hi, do you have air con facilities?

    I'm afraid the hotel does not have any air con


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    Answered on April 23, 2021
  • Hi we are hoping to visit the first weekend of Oct when you have availability. Depending on weather, will the pool remain open if the weather is good?

    Hi, normally, our pool is open until September, if the weather is nice we can push it to October.


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    Answered on July 17, 2021
  • Hi, how much would it be if we bring a dog thanks Jackie

    Dear Jackie There will be a supplement of £10 per dog, per night. Look forward to welcoming you. With Kind Regards Reception


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    Answered on October 13, 2021
  • Do you accept a dog for stay?

    Good Morning, We are a very dog friendly hotel and would love for you to bring your dog along with you. We charge £10 per dog per night. We look forward to seeing you Kind regards, Deans Place Hotel


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    Answered on October 3, 2021
  • What ate the timing and rules for heated swiming pool

    Thank you for your message. Our outdoor heated pool is usually open from the beginning of May (weather dependent) until the end of September. It is open from 7am-7pm daily during these months


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    Answered on November 18, 2019
  • Hi, will there be an iron available in the room please? Thanks

    Hello, We do have irons and ironing boards available. These can be requested with Reception


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    Answered on August 5, 2020
  • Are the rooms close to the restaurant? We are travelling with a 9 months old baby, so we were hoping to be able to have dinner why she is sleeping.

    Our family rooms are located on the upper floor so sadly they are not close by to the restaurant


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    Asked about: Family Room • Answered on June 7, 2021
  • Do you have Secure Car Parking ?

    Hi, we have two car parks at the hotel which we consider to be very safe due to our relative rural location. We have cctv but they are not gated car parks and the parking is free. Hope that helps


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    Answered on March 24, 2021
  • We have tried to book accommodation at your hotel several times on line without success. We have also tried ringing you without success. Please could you advise, Thank you Peter Clough

    Hi Peter, I believe this is now been resolved. Many thanks, James


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    Answered on March 24, 2021
  • Do the rooms have tea & coffee making facilities

    Yes, I am pleased to confirm all of our rooms have tea & coffee making facilities


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    Answered on June 3, 2021
  • Does this room have a bath please

    Hi, most of the small doubles have baths and some have showers. If you mention that you would prefer a bath we will do our best to allocate you a small double with a bath. All baths also have showers over the bath too.


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    Asked about: Small Double Room • Answered on March 24, 2021
  • Would you serve an early breakfast - running the South Coast challenge and need to leave early to get to the start line.

    Breakfast is served from 7am weekdays and 8am weekends for residents is this early enough for you?


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    Answered on September 1, 2021
  • Could you please advise the cost of one small dog 9KG for 2 nights.

    Thank you for your message! Dogs are charged £10 per dog per night.


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    Answered on August 11, 2021
  • Hello, Could you tell me if the outdoor pool is currently in use? Thank you!

    Yes I am pleased to confirm our outside pool is currently open


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    Answered on June 14, 2021
  • I have severe walking difficulties. Do you have a lift, if not do you have rooms suitable for disabled access and use with no stairs? If so please advise type and description. Is there level access from car park? thanks LB

    Hi, we don’t have a lift but we do have rooms on the ground floor with easy access without stairs. One of these rooms is a room which is set up for guests that have mobility issues. This is room number 17 and comes equipped with a wet room bathroom.


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    Answered on March 24, 2021
  • check in/out times

    Check out is from 3pm, check out is 11am


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    Answered on February 13, 2020
  • Is this on ground floor

    Good afternoon, Thank you for your message. We have rooms available on the ground and upper floor. Is it the ground floor you are wanting? If so, please could you let me know the name you made your reservation under and the date of stay so I can get this allocated for you. Look forward to hearing from you!


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    Asked about: Standard Twin Room • Answered on November 29, 2019
  • Hello, do you have parking? On Booking.com it states "No parking Available" however guest reviews suggest that you 'do' have parking. Please advise, Thank you

    Good Morning, I can confirm that we have two car parks at the hotel. One is at Reception and one is an overflow car park at the back of the hotel. We look forward to seeing you.


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    Answered on October 14, 2021
  • Hi is the outdoor open next week and can we continue to use it after checking out

    Our outdoor pool is open until the end of September and yes you can use this after check out


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    Answered on September 9, 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Seven Sisters Cliffs
    4.2 miles
  • Eastbourne District General Hospital
    5 miles
  • Motcombe Gardens
    5.2 miles
  • Glynde Place
    5.6 miles
  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park
    5.9 miles
  • Beachy Head
    6 miles
  • Shinewater Park
    6 miles
  • Beachy Head Lighthouse
    6.2 miles
  • War Memorial Roundabout
    6.3 miles
  • Towner Art Gallery
    6.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Glyndebourne Opera House
    6.4 miles
  • Eastbourne Pier
    6.6 miles
  • AMEX Stadium
    11.1 miles
  • Brighton Marina
    11.3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Cuckmere River
    0 miles
Closest Airports
  • London Gatwick Airport
    28.2 miles
  • London City Airport
    48.5 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    53.2 miles
How to get to Deans Place Hotel from London Gatwick Airport
    Public transportation
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Deans Place Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies Additional charge
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

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

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Deans Place Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the hotel is a popular venue for weddings and functions at weekends with possible discos.

When booking 6 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Deans Place Hotel

  • Deans Place Hotel is 1,300 feet from the center of Alfriston.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Deans Place Hotel by:

    • Train 45min

  • Room options at Deans Place Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Twin/Double

  • Deans Place Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • The prices at Deans Place Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Deans Place Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Deans Place Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Deans Place Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Yes, Deans Place Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.