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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We went there for the famous afternoon tea and we weren't disappointed. We were placed by a fire place, with a piano music in the back groud. Then a waitress took our order for the choice of hot drinks asked about any allergy problems. After few minutes came back with a tri tiered service plate fill up of delicious sandwiches,...

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Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

After reading some of the reviews I had prepared for the worst with the spa, prepared for the cold, basement experience. I was pleasantly surprised. The staff and service was wonderful, from the initial welcome to reception, to the treatments. The facial was one of the best I have had and lunch was much better than anticipated, felt like our...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent Xmas 2016 at the Grand with 3 generations of family A step back in time to a traditional British Xmas. Some will find it old fashioned but good food and service and low key entertainment is done very well here.. Some aspects of the hotel are a bit jaded but friendly service makes up for this ..Good but limited...

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London UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a NYE package including dinner at the Mirabelle, then read a lukewarm review of it on here. Very glad I did not read that first. We had a wonderful time. The hotel is a large grand seaside hotel that manages to feel like a country-house hotel because the staff are so friendly. Style is traditional (in a nice...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a spa break for me and my partner to celebrate her 50th birthday. She loved everything about it and it was exactly what I was looking for to mark the special occasion. The building is elegant, the room was very comfortable, the food was delicious and my partner enjoyed her spa treatments. We especially loved the pre-dinner cocktails...

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Faversham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner has wanted to stay in The Debussy Suite at The Grand Hotel for years. I decided to book 2 nights to celebrate my birthday and our 10 year anniversary recently. The whole experience exceeded all my expectations, making it a most memorable stay. We were welcomed so warmly by every member of staff we encountered throughout the visit....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights on a Secret Escapes deal. This venue is a traditional, old fashioned seaside hotel.......but with many superb features. Our room was very spacious and quiet but slightly the worse for wear. Frayed bedding, old fashioned bathroom fittings (particularly the clingy shower curtain) are the reason for this not being a 5* review. A bonus was the Nespresso...

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2Thank Ian M
Brighton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance and communal spaces are exceptional. Beautifully decorated with furnishings of a very high standard and appropriate for the age and era of the building. The Garden Room restaurant is beautifully decorated, retaining and old-fashioned splendour. Staff were attentive but not over bearing; exhibiting a very high level of appropriate service at all times. Our room was large and...

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Gosport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another great stay at the Grand. It has been over a year since we last stayed but it is every bit as good if not better than we remembered. The furniture in the main lounge has been updated and is very comfortable. The staff are very friendly and efficient in all areas, they are one of the main reasons we...

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Billericay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect birthday celebration for my mother in law's 92nd birthday on the 15 December 2016. Wonderful sandwiches, scones and cakes and plenty of teas to choose from. Very attentive staff without being overbearing. Also being close to Christmas, the wonderful decorations in the Great Hall added to the atmosphere. Piped piano music was at a pleasant volume.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Mirabelle Restaurant
Mirabelle Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
England's only five-star seaside hotel, The Grand in Eastbourne is one of the UK's most magnificent hotels. Variously described as a 'White Palace' and 'Wedding Cake', the majestic landmark property occupies a prime spot on the town's seafront with panoramic views along the coast and towards the cliffs at Beachy Head.Facilities include 152 beautiful bedrooms, many with stunning sea views. 2 Award winning Restaurants. Indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, fully equipped Gymnasium and 8 beauty rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Grand Hotel Eastbourne

Address: King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne BN21 4EQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: €164 - €273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Grand Hotel Eastbourne 5*
Number of rooms: 152
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Also Known As:
Eastbourne Grand Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Eastbourne
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Eastbourne
#6 Family Hotel in Eastbourne
#6 Romantic Hotel in Eastbourne
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