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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

For us the particular draw was that we could bring our (perfectly trained) dogs for tea with us. Indeed they were so petted by both staff and other guests that it was a miracle they remained modestly settled. But most people head for The Hydro afternoon tea because it is (a) wonderfully generous & (b) splendidly inexpensive: pots of tea,...

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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 afternoon tea. I was delighted to read that you all enjoyed your tea including your 2 dogs! I know the team always try and exceed our guest expectations including our 4 legged friends. Afternoon tea is very popular at the Hydro and we are launching our Art Deco teas on...

Hatfield
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My partner and I just spent the night here with my parents, lovely grand old hotel with fab views of the sea, room a little on the small size but clean and everything you could want including a hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities and toiletries, dinner and breakfast were lovely, hot, fresh and tasty, staff very polite, fair amount of...

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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 stay. I was so pleased to read that you all enjoyed your stay with us. I will certainly convey your kind words to all the team. The Hydro is blessed with some stunning sea views along with 2 car parks and unrestricted parking around the hotel which in...

Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent three nights ar this hotel last week and the hotel and service was first class..very clean and warm..plenty of places to relax and the rooms were very bright and clean..we had a sea view which was first class..the breakfast and evening dinner was most enjoyable served by very pleasant staff

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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 that you found the service to be first class. I will certainly pass on your kind words to James and the kitchen brigade who you complemented. On behalf of all the team I look forward to welcoming you back to...

Dunstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was lovely in a very peaceful setting yet not to far to walk into the center of town or to the theatres , our room was lovely bed very comfortable, food we had was well cooked, staff pleasant

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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 that you found your bedroom to be very comfortable I will of course pass these comments onto the team in our morning communications meeting. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Hydro in the very near future. Best...

Lavenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful Hotel with high ceilings made it feel very grand. Lounges were very clean , tidy , elegant and comfortable. We had a spacious sea view room which was lovely. Food was excellent and quite reasonable. All staff were polite and friendly. Hope to return again sometime. Thank you

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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 at the Hydro. I will certainly ensure your kind words are relayed to the team, highlighting to the kitchen brigade your feedback on the food. I look forward to you returning in the near future when I can assure you of our very best attention. Best wishes Jonathan Owen

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived early for our check in and from this time we were made extremely welcome, the reception staff were efficient and friendly. Our room,215, overlooked the garden and sea and was very comfortable, everything was spotlessly clean. We have stayed in Eastbourne before but not on the seafront and, in spite of the very windy weather we were able...

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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 break and that although windy the weather did not deter you from a stroll on the promenade. I will certainly convey your kind words to all the team and look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future....

East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rang to book a table in the Conservatory in the morning but details had not been passed over, a lovely table was found for us with no problem but in future I'd make sure to take the name of person who took the booking. We had the Fish and Chips with a fresh beer batter, Luxury Burger and the Hydro...

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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 will certainly remind all the team of the importance of ensuring bookings are recorded. We have a shared on-line system which allows anyone in the hotel to make bookings so I can understand the disappointment this caused when you arrived. I was pleased to note you enjoyed your...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another stay at the Hydro, this time for a mini break during half term week. As good as ever, but still lacking atmospher in public areas due to lack of background music. A little disappointed that there was no recognition of Valentines Day, apart from a few hearts placed in the main dried flower decoration in the Chrystal Restaurant. We...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for placing a review on Trip advisor following your recent stay. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the food to be very good. We do have background music in the restaurant and are looking into the provision within the lounges. I have noted your impression of the lack...

Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I and our two well behaved whippets were made extremely welcome at this friendly hotel. We had a large room overlooking the pretty garden and the sea. The staff could not have been more accommodating and nothing was too much trouble. The warm scone, cream and jam were very welcome and our dogs had so much fuss...

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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 so pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you took advantage of one of our many sea facing bedrooms. I will certainly convey your kind words to the team this morning in our communications meeting. Eastbourne as a town is very clean and many guests...

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent in every way from old fashioned service and very helpful staff to wonderful menus and tasteful decor in public rooms and bedrooms. Relaxing atmosphere. Only 3 minutes walk from seafront. You won't be disappointed.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review on Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read that this is an annual visit to the hydro hotel and that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. We have recently launched our Spring break between March and May of this year so maybe we can tempt you back in the very near future. Best...

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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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  • 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: £80 - £179 (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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