Lansdowne Hotel

Wedding Venue
Disabled Access
Live Band Facilities
Wedding Coordinator Available
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The Lansdowne Hotel is a family owned and run 102 bedroom property located on Eastbourne seafront. It features a dedicated self-contained function area that enables wedding couples to have a large space for their civil ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening function.

The hotel also has two large lounges and a separate bar, offering additional space for guests to relax or utilise the public bar.

A virtual walkthrough with a 3D floorplan is available on the hotel website.

What makes Lansdowne Hotel a unique wedding venue?

The function rooms offer large windows with lots of natural daylight and views out over the sea. The colour scheme is neutral with muted tones throughout the function rooms enabling wedding couples to add their own personal touches.

With the beach just a few paces from the hotel there are some fantastic photographic backdrops. The palm-tree lined Western Lawns is directly opposite the hotel, offering additional opportunities for memorable photographs.

What is a typical wedding like at Lansdowne Hotel?

Each wedding is individual and the Lansdowne team will accommodate intimate and large weddings alike. Whether a wedding afternoon tea for 6 or a larger event for 100, the team will provide attention to detail to put your dream wedding into reality.

What Wedding Packages does Lansdowne Hotel offer?

A comprehensive wedding package is available that includes the ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast and evening reception. Optional extras are also available.

Alternatively, the Lansdowne Wedding Afternoon Tea is keeping with what was once tradition and includes the wedding ceremony room hire, reception drink and full afternoon tea served on vintage cake stands.

What Extra facilities does Lansdowne Hotel have to assist couples to have the perfect day?

A pre-wedding dinner can be arranged the night prior for family members with the bride spending the night at the hotel before the big day.

Where is Lansdowne Hotel located?

The Lansdowne Hotel is situated in Eastbourne, East Sussex. The property is located directly on the seafront opposite the beach and Western Lawns, approximately half a mile to the west of the pier.

Eastbourne is renowned for having the highest sunshine hours in the UK and as a result benefits from a mild climate.

Facilities & information


Child friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

100 - 150 Guests Capacity

50 - 100 Guests Capacity

50 Guests or Less Capacity

Bars, Cafes & Other

Disabled Access


Dining Options

Alcohol License

Evening Entertainment

Entertainment licence

Evening reception facilities

Live Band Facilities

Staff Assistance

Master of Ceremonies/Toastmaster

Wedding Coordinator Available


Wedding Couple

Wedding Guests

Wedding Party

Extra info

Wedding Capacity: 100
Wedding Capacity Civil License: 70
Wedding Capacity Indoor: 100
Minimum Wedding Capacity: 2
Minimum Wedding Capacity Civil License: 2
Minimum Wedding Capacity Indoor: 2
Nearest Airport: Gatwick Airport
Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 48
Nearest Train Station: Eastbourne Railway Station
Nearest Railway Distance: 1

Arrival information & directions

Address: King Edward’s Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex, EastbourneBN21 4EE, United Kingdom

  • Eastbourne railway station – 1 mile
  • Gatwick airport – 48 miles

By car.

From the north. Head to Eastbourne via the A22, following signs to Eastbourne once at the Polegate roundabout.

From the west. The hotel is accessible from the west (Brighton/M23) via the A27 heading to the direction of Lewes. Follow the signs to Eastbourne once you pass Wilmington.

From the east. From the direction of Hastings and Bexhill follow the A259 to Pevensey Bay and then head to Eastbourne along the coastal road past Sovereign Harbour.

Sat nav postcode: BN21 4EE.


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