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Lascelles Terrace, BN21 4BJ Eastbourne Show map

Score from 609 reviews   8.8/10 8.8

This 4-star Edwardian guesthouse is close to Eastbourne's seafront, theatres and conference centres. Free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout and The Mowbray also serves award-winning breakfasts.

In the heart of Eastbourne's Theatreland, the Mowbray occupies a prime position on the corner of an elegant Edwardian terrace, connecting the seafront with the theatres and conference centres. This family-run guesthouse overlooks Devonshire Park and the International Tennis Courts, just a stone's throw from the beach and the promenade, and only a short distance from the town centre.

All of the en suite rooms are front facing, with some enjoying views of the rolling South Downs. Each room has tea/coffee making facilities and a TV with 17 channels and a DVD player.

Taking great pride in the stylish décor, cleanliness, friendly atmosphere and home cooked food, the resident owners, Darren and Laura, provide excellent value for money and a personal service. The Mowbray received the Les Routiers Guest House of The Year 2016.

Rooms: 12


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The most recent booking for this hotel was made on 21 Nov at 13:49 from United Kingdom.

Facilities of The Mowbray


  • WiFi available in all areas


  • Golf course (within 3 km)
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Mini golf

Food & Drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Packed lunches
  • Snack bar
  • Special diet menus (on request)

Reception services

  • Newspapers
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Safety deposit box
  • Luggage storage

Common areas

  • Terrace

Entertainment and family services

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, DVDs, music for children


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Designated smoking area


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


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

Policies of The Mowbray

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


14:00 - 20:00 hours


08:00 - 10:30 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 for children's cots/cribs.

All children under 12 years are charged GBP 20 per night for extra beds.

All further older children or adults are charged GBP 30 per night for extra beds.

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

Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.


Pets are not allowed.

Accepted credit cards

  • American Express
  • Visa
  • Euro/Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Solo

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

Hotel information

The Mowbray is an official Ticket Agent for Eastbourne Theatres and can arrange excellent packages for you.

Food & beverage

Whether you want to escape the hustle and bustle of life or sit down for a pre-theatre drink, the Terrace Lounge-Bar, located on the ground floor and overlooking Lascelles Terrace and the Devonshire Park Theatre, is the ideal location.

The Lounge and Bar offer an unusual mix of the traditional lounge with a contemporary bar area.

Afternoon tea and light snacks are also served at selected times.

The dining room has been designed to offer a bright and sunny atmosphere for breakfast, but also a sophisticated ambience for dinner.

A cold buffet of cereals, yoghurts, baked goods and fruits is followed by a traditional English breakfast.

Serving traditional British Fare, from traditional roasts to daily dishes, there is bound to be something to tickle your taste buds on the Table d'hôte menu. Most guests prefer to have dinner before the theatre, therefore it served between 18:00-18:30.

If you don't fancy a 3-course meal then why not choose from the ‘Home away from Home Menu’, available most evenings (subject to availability and guests are asked on check-in if they may want to use the service).
Packed lunches can be provided for your days out. Light lunches and afternoon teas are also served on different days in the Terrace Lounge-Bar.

Late Bar:
When the demand requires, the hotel is happy to provide residents and their guests with a late bar.

Room information

All rooms are en suite and have a colour TV with access to 17 channels. DVD players (with free access to a DVD library of over 200 titles), central heating, welcome trays and co-ordinated soft furnishings complete the room.

For your comfort, a pillow menu is available.

Bedrooms are all front facing, with some enjoying views of the rolling South Downs.

All rooms are accessible by a lift.

Travel information

By Car:
From the A27 or A22:
- Follow the signs to Eastbourne seafront.
- Turn right on the roundabout at the Sovereign Leisure Centre and follow the road along the seafront.
- You will travel along Royal Parade, Marine Parade and Grand Parade as you pass the pier on your left-hand side.
- Lascelles Terrace is the 7th turning on the right after you have passed the pier - the turning being immediately after the Eastbourne Centre (formerly The T & G building).
- The Mowbray is at the end of Lascelles Terrace on the left-hand side.

Alternatively, trains depart from Victoria every 30 minutes.

Important information

Please note that Wi-Fi is free at The Mowbray however your laptop will need to accept a pass code to work. Rooms on higher floors occasionally suffer from loss of signal.

The Mowbray does not accept American Express cards as payment, or to guarantee a booking.

Please note that during quieter periods, The Mowbray does not serve dinner but offer a discount passport to participating restaurants. When quiet, the main bar is closed but the property have a 24-hour honesty bar and ice cream freezer bar for guests to use. Guests can park in the street around the building with the use of a special visitor permit.

Important note to guests requiring VISA entry to the UK: The property reserve the right to request the details of your entry visa up to 4 weeks before your arrival. Failure to provide the visa details will result in them taking payment for your booking in advance. If the credit card is declined, will contact you to request an alternative card for payment.

The Mowbray cannot accept students or guests referred by a local authority DSS (Department of Social Security).

Please note, when booking 3 or more rooms, different policies and supplements may apply.

Please note that arrivals after 20:00 is only possible by prior arrangement.


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