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Hydro Hotel

The 4-star Hydro Hotel, Eastbourne is located in private grounds within an elevated position with expansive sea views. The property offers 82 bedrooms, Crystal Restaurant, Conservatory Restaurant, large lounges, private outdoor terrace and sheltered heated outdoor swimming pool (open April to October). Afternoon teas are a speciality.

What makes a stay at Hydro Hotel unique?

The Hydro offers sheltered south facing gardens and an outdoor terrace for summer dining. The views are spectacular with expansive views of the sea and Beachy Head to the side. The Hydro offers a free private car park with additional free parking in the adjacent streets to the hotel.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Hydro Hotel?

The hotel offers 82 bedrooms across a variety of room types, most of which were refurbished in 2017 and 2018. Many bedrooms offer sea views with the suites having their own lounges with large windows with far-reaching sea views. All bedrooms are ensuite and feature flatscreen televisions with Freeview, free WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities and Algotherm toiletries. A range of rooms from singles, twins, doubles, family rooms, junior suites and two master suites are available. Ground floor rooms are also available alongside a disabled bedroom that includes a wet room for added convenience.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Eastbourne area?

The Hydro is located across the road from the beach and is just under a mile from the pier towards the east. The gentle walk along the paved waterfront is particular pleasant with its suntraps and beachside cafes. To the west and less than three miles away is Beachy Head with its famous views of the surrounding area and the Seven Sisters. The Hydro is on the edge of the South Downs National Park with its beautiful landscapes and Birling Gap, just a short drive away.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

The Crystal Restaurant is the main hotel restaurant and is where guests staying on dinner, bed and breakfast packages will enjoy their meals. The Conservatory restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and features sea views with an adjacent outdoor terrace for alfresco dining. A lounge and poolside menu is also available for guests to enjoy. Afternoon teas are renowned at the Hydro and are available daily, alongside lighter cream teas. All restaurants and dining options are available to non-residents. Gluten free, vegan and vegetarian choices are available, including a vegan afternoon tea. All menus are available to view on the hotel website dining section.

Other Information

The hotel website offers exclusive Advance Purchase rates that can only be accessed when booked directly with the Hydro. These rates are 10% cheaper than third party websites.

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Free parking

Facilities & information


19th century buildings

Parking (free)

Public parking nearby (free)

Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly

4 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Private/enclosed garden

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Swimming pool


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Bars, Cafes & Other

Conference & Meetings

Civil Licences

Four Poster Beds


Health & Beauty Treatments

Luggage storage

Pool/snooker table

Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Room Service & Food/Drink

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers



Central heating



Rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rowing, punting

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Water sports

Recommended walks

Beach (walking distance)


Golf course (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)



Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)



Extra info

Closed Times: 23.59

Nearest Airport: London Gatwick

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 45

Nearest Train Station: Eastbourne

Nearest Railway Distance: 1

Open Times: 00.00

Dinner Available: Yes

Dinner Price From: £31.00

Star Rating: 4

Vendor Accreditation: 4 Stars

Amex: Yes

Delta: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 82

Single room price from: £80.00

Single room price to: £115.00

Double twin room price from: £90.00

Double twin room price to: £180.00

Suite room price from: £220.00

Suite room price to: £250.00

Arrival information and directions

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Address: Mount Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, EastbourneBN20 7HZ, United Kingdom

Directions from the M25: From M25 follow the M23 southbound until you join the A23 towards Brighton. Continue on the A23 turning left onto the A27 towards Lewes. Follow the A27, past Lewes until joining the A22 into Eastbourne. Follow until joining the A259, Upperton road. At the roundabout by the railway station turn into Grove Road. At the end of Grove road bear right onto Meads road and follow until you join St Johns road. Turn left and follow until you reach Mount road on the right. The Hydro Hotel is on the right

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