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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited again for afternoon tea. Immediately shown to our pre-booked table. We then had to wait 25 minutes before waiter came over to take order (and that was only after getting his attention). Order taken, waited 15 minutes for tea and coffee to arrive. Water was only lukewarm. Another 10 minute wait for sandwiches etc. As on our previous visit... More 

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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. Whilst i was pleased to note you enjoyed our offering I was disappointed to note that we were still not prompt in serving your tea. Since Noel has joined as our bar and lounge manager we have further enhanced our service and hospitality. To read that you still experienced... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took my other half for a overnight stay, were made very welcome had afternoon tea. Booked in for dinner which was excellent. Very friendly staff, nothing was too much trouble. Nice room with sea view, lovely fluffy towels

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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 pleased to note you enjoyed your stay and that the team looked after you. I will certainty pass on your kind words to the team who will be delighted to receive these. I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future. best wishes... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights for an exceptional reasonable rate, the hotel has lovely views over the sea and cliffs. Our room was spacious and comfortable. The cleaning , towels and bed comfort was top class. Lastly the cleanliness was some of the best if not the best we have experienced when staying in a hotel. The staff here highly motivated... More 

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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 3 nights and that you found the cleanliness of the hotel to be the best you have experienced. I know Lynne our head housekeeper will be extremely proud to learn of your observation. I look forward to welcoming you back to the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I friend held a surprised birthday party for his wife at the hotel on a Sunday, so we stayed for the weekend for one night and had dinner there as well. Our room was on the small side but was well appointed and had superb views out to sea. The hotel has a long history and is a kind of... More 

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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 pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and may I convey my best wishes to your wife on her recent birthday celebrations. I will certainly convey your kind words to all the team in our morning communications meeting later today and on behalf of all the team at... More 

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very reasonable for the quality. Lovely clean, old fashioned quality and good service. Thank you. Although very quiet (probably due to the time of year), the hotel and staff were great. Thank you very much.

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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 pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and that both the Hydro and the team were great. I trust and hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near furtuer. Best wishes Jonathan Owen More 

mombassa
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hydro has the advantage that the early architects thought big so that it has a wonderful feeling of space throughout. Bedrooms are big enough to be converted to the required en suite and yet remain a comfortable size. Effort seems to have been made throughout the hotel to combine modern needs with a wonderful traditional ambience. We liked everything... More 

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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 recent stay. I was pleased to read you enjoyed your break and that our Christmas trees were well erceiveed. I will certainly pass on your kind words to all the team especially James and his kitchen brigade who will be very proud to note you found the food... More 

Kent United kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The purpose of my stay was a treat for my mother's 90th birthday. We stayed for just one night, on arrival we had cream tea, we did not eat in the restaurant in the evening but we did have breakfast the next morning which was very nice, and plentiful. The hotel is lovely, the room was spacious, clean and comfortable... More 

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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. May i firstly convey my best wishes to your mother on her recent birthday celebrations. I was pleased to note you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of our cream tea offering, I will certainly pass on your kind words to all the team and look forward to welcoming you... More 

Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this Hotel on many occasions for a wedding Christmas Party, summer party which we come every year for and cannot fault the service and the cleanness of the rooms. The Food is pretty good to and they will cater for any special requirements with regards to the food.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your review which i believe to be the first Christmas Party one of 2016! I was pleased to read you enjoyed your party and that you could not fault the service and cleanliness of the rooms. I trust and hope we will welcome you back to the hotel in the near future and before next... More 

Deal, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delighted to return. We were part of a reunion weekend . The standard is as always high,exceptionally clean and delicious food . One of a few hotels that can cope with high standards in function catering and private keeping the standard high. We had a glorious sea view room on a stormy weekend . Staff as always helpful ,kind and... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments in your review entitled ' As always a pleasure to return' I will certainly ensure your feedback is communicated at our daily dash meeting with all the team. Like me they will be very proud to receive them as you clearly recognised and appreciate all their hard work in making your stay... More 

Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived for a for a short seasonal break and on a cold November Sunday afternoon and was delighted by the warm and friendly welcome! I was very pleased to be given a voucher for a complimentary pot of tea and a crumpet in the lounge and although the lounges were very busy, I was happy to wait and enjoy... More 

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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 seasonal break at the Hydro. I was delighted to read you enjoyed our Winter offering and that since your last stay you have noticed the changes being made. On behalf of all the team I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in Spring when I can assure you... More 

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: £72 - £178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hydro Hotel Eastbourne 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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#8 Business Hotel in Eastbourne
#9 Romantic Hotel in Eastbourne
#16 Family Hotel in Eastbourne
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“Sea View room would be best”
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