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Reviewed 27 January 2017

I stayed 2 nights in January while visiting friends nearby. The staff at reception, at the bar, in the restaurant and coffee shop are all very friendly and welcoming. The hotel does seem to target more elderly people and I noticed that the staff were very friendly to those who seemed to be staying for a longer period, recognising them...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read you enjoyed your visit to us in January and that you found the team to be friendly and helpful. We are blessed with stunning sea views and with our larger rooms situated on the front of the hotel these are certainly very popoular. I have...

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We came for afternoon tea at the weekend and really enjoyed it. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. Although I would change the time for the cream tea which is from 3pm-5pm so we ended up paying more as we was 45 minutes too early. Lovely location over looking the sea.

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor following your afternoon Tea. I was pleased to read you enjoyed your afternoon and will certainly convey your kind words to all the team. We serve afternoon tea throughout the afternoon and subject to when our fresh scones are ready on occasions guests also enjoy from lunchtime onwards. I will...

Hertford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Had a most enjoyable stay at this hotel. Warm comfortable spacious bedroom with view towards Beachy Head from bay window in bedroom. All the staff provided excellent service, nothing too much trouble. All our dining experiences were very good, food well presented and enough of it. The hotel itself has an older style to it, but is very clean with...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review following your winter break. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your short stay and that the team provided an excellent service with nothing too much trouble. I will ensure your kind words are relayed to the team this morning in our communications meeting and I look forward to welcoming you back...

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great Location Excellent Value Afternoon Cream Tea. Far too much to eat in one sitting but the do a great box to take home any left offers Well recommend Do book table and ask for a sea view / window table

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review following your afternoon Tea. I was pleased to read you enjoyed your afternoon and I strongly recommend you reserving a table for tea as this is a very popular past time at the Hydro. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel when I can assure you of our very best...

Heckfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stayed at the hotel when the air show was on and was lucky enough to be able to watch the show from the balcony, the gardens (with a croquet lawn) are well kept & the swimming pool looked inviting! We ate in the restaurant and the staff cannot do enough for you!. the breakfast was great. we did find...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for placing your review on Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read you enjoyed your stay and that the team looked after you so well. I will certainly convey your kind words to all the team and especially highlight your breakfast experience. On behalf of all the team I look forward to welcoming you back to...

Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

See my brother-in-law's account of this celebration - I echo it whole-heartedly and I am the seventy year old who celebrated with my family! The hotel thought of every detail, the whole process from my initial inquiry to the execution of the event was smoothe and efficient. The staff were friendly, polite and always on hand to help in any...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review following the birthday celebrations. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your lunch and that you echo your brother-in-laws praise for the team. On behalf of all the team at the Hydro I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel when I can assure you of our very best attention....

Emsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stayed here for 1 night on a Travelzoo offer. Great value for money. It is an old-fashioned hotel (opened in 1895). We had a room with a magnificent uninterrupted view of the sea. Breakfast was fine. Room was of a good size. The restaurant did not look that interesting so we had a meal in the town. There were...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review following your recent stay with us. The Hydro Hotel is situated set back on the cliff as the coast line rises to Beachy Head and so we are blessed with stunning sea views and views over the South Downs. Over the past week there has been a power issue in the Meads area...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Having never been to Eastbourne before, we took a chance on a Travelzoo deal of a stay at the Hydro Hotel - and it turned out to be a perfect treat! The bed was huge and comfortable, the room was spacious and we had a lovely view of the sea - given that it was January and the weather wasn't...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in January and that you found your room to be comfortable and spacious with the additional of a stunning sea view. We have now started our 32 bedroom refurbishment programme which will certainly enhance nearly half of our bedrooms and...

Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Despite living locally we decided to stay overnight at this beautiful warm and friendly hotel. The period look added to our initial first impression and the Christmas décor was superb, both thrilling and blending in perfectly. Our room, affording an excellent view across the gardens and out to the sea was so very comfortable. The bathroom spotless, the room itself...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed our Murder Mystery event. We do find that many people who live in the Eastbourne and surrounding areas frequent the Hydro for our events and they also choose to stay like you. I will certainly convey your kind words to all the...

Stanmore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Overall we were very pleased with our stay. Although the hotel is a little "Old Worldly" the staff were very efficient & helpful at all times. The food was excellent & the restaurant service very good. The bedroom was basic but adequate although the bathroom was very cramped. On returning home my wife found that she had left a blouse...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review following your stay over New Year. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and that the team were helpful at all times. Unfortunately we send back numerous items of clothing that are left in our bedrooms and with the rising cost of postage we do have to cover this which...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Crystal Restaurant
Crystal Restaurant
Cuisines: British
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hydro is Eastbourne's finest 3 star hotel. From its clifftop location, 121 feet above sea level, the hotel features magnificent views of the sea and the cliffs of Beachy Head. With 81 bedrooms, two restaurants and five function rooms, it is ideal for both business and leisure travellers. Plenty of free parking on site and surrounding the hotel, friendly and professional service, excellent cuisine, newly refurbished bedrooms and Wi-Fi included in the accommodation rate. The Hydro is the perfect choice for your next stay in Eastbourne. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hydro Hotel Eastbourne

Address: Mount Road, Eastbourne BN20 7HZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: RM440 - RM981 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hydro Hotel Eastbourne 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Eastbourne
#9 Romantic Hotel in Eastbourne
#16 Family Hotel in Eastbourne
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