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Just over a mile from Eastbourne Pier on the south coast and 20 miles from Brighton, this award-winning inn has a great location 2 minutes’ walk from the sea. There is free WiFi and free parking on site.

Rooms at The Pilot Inn are light and elegant in style, and each benefits from a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and an private bathroom.

Each morning guests can enjoy a freshly cooked full English breakfast, which you can eat in the restaurant or the outside in the garden area. A modern British menu is served every day for lunch and dinner.

You can take a leisurely stroll from The Pilot Inn for 15 minutes along the seafront, and it will take you to the Congress Theater and Towner Art Gallery. Arndale shopping center is also nearby.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    The beach is a 2 mins walk from the pub


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    Answered on October 12, 2019
  • Can you tell me where i could park a car safely for 5 days please

    Hello We have a Car Park you can use only when staying at the B&B. There is street parking about a road away from the pub. Regards Lisa


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    Answered on March 16, 2021
  • Hello, Thank you for your quick reply regarding secure storage for the bikes. They are clean city e-bikes and of great value (which we store inside our apartment at present). Is there any possibility to store them inside the room? Your location is ideal for our cycle trip. thanks! Lesley

    Hello Lesley I am sorry this is a request we could not allow due to the layout of the B&B first floor landing and pub layout. Regards Lisa


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    Answered on June 2, 2021
  • Hi, We are planning a cycling trip on the South Downs Way in Sept, ending in Eastbourne can you store our 5 bikes securely pls?

    Hello We have an outside secure shed. We would still recommend them being chained Regards Lisa


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    Answered on February 11, 2021
  • Hello, can you tell me ,are your rooms accessed through the pub, and what happens if you want to be in or out after closing time ?

    You can access the pub through a separate door when the pub closes


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    Answered on January 13, 2022
  • Hi, do you have any twin rooms or are they all double beds?

    Hello All of our bedrooms have double beds Regards Lisa


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    Answered on February 14, 2021
  • Is there a car park

    Hello Yes we do. It operate on a first come first served basis


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    Answered on September 9, 2020
  • do you have ground floor rooms or a lift to other floors

    Hello We do not have a lift. All our bedrooms are on the first floor, which has approx. 20 stairs to the floor. Once on the floor the corridor is flat Regards Lisa


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    Answered on February 8, 2021
  • We are thinking of booking in a few weeks time but my wife has has some mobility issues, have the stairs got handrails ?

    Hello The stairs have a handrail, but only half way down the stairs, due to the space Regards Lisa


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    Answered on August 11, 2021
  • Hello! We are planning to book at the conclusion of completing the South Downs by bike. Will it be possible to store our bikes at this property? Thanks Lesley

    Hello We don't have a secured area, but you are more than welcome to leave in the bag garden. You would to chain them up at night Regards Lisa


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    Answered on June 1, 2021
  • Is free cancellation available

    Hello We do not offer free cancellation You can cancel up to a certain time of your booking free and then after this a charge occurs Regards Lisa


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    Answered on January 20, 2022
  • Hi thinking of booking a room via Booking.com but require two breakfasts. How much are they? Please advise by return Many thanks John D

    Hello Cooked breakfast is £9.75 per person and is served from 8.30am - 9.30am Regards Lisa


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    Answered on July 13, 2021
  • Hi there! Can I please ask a q regarding the parking at the property? Is it secure parking? I plan to stay a single night and am on a motorbike so secure parking is best for me. Thanks! Joel

    Hello We have a car park at the side of the pub. It does have CCTV cameras, but is not gated. The car park operates on a first come first served basis, we do not reserve places. Regards Lisa


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    Answered on October 6, 2020
  • is this price correct £9,190 for 3 nights this is Eastbourne I used to have meals in the restaurant 3 years ago before I moved back north

    No, I think an error has occurred . Can you tell me which dates you were looking at so I can rectify the situation Regards Lisa


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Congress Theatre
    0.9 miles
  • Towner Art Gallery
    0.9 miles
  • Eastbourne Heritage Centre
    1 miles
  • Eastbourne Lifeboat Museum
    1 miles
  • War Memorial Roundabout
    1.2 miles
  • Beachy Head
    1.4 miles
  • Carpet Gardens
    1.4 miles
  • Motcombe Gardens
    1.4 miles
  • Eastbourne Pier
    1.5 miles
  • Beachy Head Lighthouse
    1.8 miles
Top attractions
  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park
    2.6 miles
  • Glyndebourne Opera House
    12.4 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Eastbourne Beach
    850 feet
  • Pevensey Bay Beach
    3.8 miles
  • Hope Gap Beach
    6 miles
Closest Airports
  • London Gatwick Airport
    33.9 miles
  • London City Airport
    52.8 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    58.8 miles
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Amenities of The Pilot Inn
Outdoors
  • Garden
Activities
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Secure parking
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

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House rules
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Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Please note the last check-in time on a Sunday is 19:30.

A full English Breakfast is served from 09:00 to 10:30. Cereal and toast are available from 08:00, by prior request only.

The pub is open from 11:00 - 23:00 Monday to Saturday and 11:00 - 20:00 on Sundays.

FAQs about The Pilot Inn

  • The Pilot Inn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beach

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Pilot Inn (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Free parking

  • The Pilot Inn is 1.4 miles from the center of Eastbourne.

  • Check-in at The Pilot Inn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Room options at The Pilot Inn include:

    • Double

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

  • Guests staying at The Pilot Inn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • À la carte