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4.0 out of 5

"Very welcoming and very polite staff and helpful recomend to friends and family " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 26 Sep 2019

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Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£95* Per night/room 7 Dec - 8 Dec

Classic Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room, Sea View

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Hotel Description

The free breakfast at Hydro Hotel gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Eastbourne Beach. Free WiFi in public areas, 2 restaurants and a full-service spa are available. This 4-star hotel has 82 rooms over 4 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and TVs.

  • All rooms offer TVs, room service (during limited hours) and coffee/tea makers
  • Free English breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy French cuisine while dining at The Crystal Restaurant
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Treat yourself to body treatments, reflexology or aromatherapy at City Holistic Centre
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage and wedding services
  • Guests have great things to say about the location and the pool
  • 7 minutes by foot from Eastbourne Beach and a 2-minute drive from Eastbourne Pier
  • Pets welcome for a fee

Hydro Hotel ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hydro Hotel

Everyone (3) Family (1)
5 out of 5
Very welcoming and very polite staff and helpful recomend to friends and family

Posted by on 26 Sep 2019

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5 out of 5
Beautiful gardens with a superb sea-view. Classic hotel beautifully kept up-to-date

Posted by on 14 Sep 2019

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4 out of 5

Thoroughly decent old hotel in excellent location.

Very pleasant old hotel. Staff try hard. Room comfortable and quiet. Choice of food a little limited esp on vegy side and perhaps a lttle expensive. Breakfast excellent. A good choice of hotel overall. Would go again.

Posted by , from edinburgh on 25 Aug 2017

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3 out of 5

Nice hotel overlooking the sea

Pros: The staff were very friendly and smart and the breakfast was very good with a wide variety of cold and hot food.
Cons: The dated look of the hotel was not to my taste and the rooms were small and hot.
Location: The hotel is up a steep hill so if you have any mobility issues you would need to use your car to get tot the beach, pier and town centre.
Staff were lovely, very professional and helpful. The hotel décor is very old fashioned but comfortable in the communal areas but we had a single room and a double room which were dark and the double room was rather small. The bathroom in the single room was fresh, clean and large but the shower room in the double room was very small. Apparently the hotel has recently been refurbished but there is no air con in the bedrooms which made them rather uncomfortable during the lovely July hot weather. We were given a fan and lighter bed linen on request. We eat once in the main restaurant for an evening meal which although looked great it did lack flavour. and wasn't very hot. However, breakfast was wonderful with the best bacon I have ever had. There is no evening entertainment so the hotel is very quiet in the evenings.

Posted by , from Essex on 8 Jul 2017

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3 out of 5
Huone oli pieni eikä mitään jäähdytystä. Pyynnöstä saimme tuulettimen. Aamiaisella palvelu oli ontuvaa. Välillä kysyttiin heti haluammeko teetä vai kahvia ja mitä mahdollisesti haluamme "hot menusta". Välillä saimme odotella pitkään ennen tuota kysymystä pöytään ohjaamisen jälkeen. Henkilökuntaa oli paljon, mutta aikaa oli seisoskella ja katsella, mutta 3 päivää viidestä palvelu oli todella hidasta.

Posted by , from Suomi on 5 Aug 2018

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Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 5 November 2020 to 2 December 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

Hydro Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 2550 square feet (237 square metres). Spa services, a terrace, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Hydro Hotel. This 4-star Eastbourne hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 82 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 2550 sq ft of conference space
  • 237 sq. m of conference space
  • English breakfast (free)
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beauty salon
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


  • Airport: London (LGW-Gatwick) (76.1 km / 47.3 mi)
  • Train station: Eastbourne Station (2.3 km / 1.4 mi)

Room Amenities

Hydro Hotel offers 82 forms of accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. This Eastbourne hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free English breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

The Crystal Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Orangery Restaurant – On-site fine-dining restaurant. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Spa Services

City Holistic Centre has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, reflexology and thalassotherapy.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Massages


If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 12.50 per night.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 10 per pet, per stay


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No on-site parking is available

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No on-site parking is available. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Individually wrapped food options are available through room service.

  • Staffed front desk
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: GBP 10 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 12.50 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hydro Eastbourne
  • Hydro Hotel Eastbourne
  • Hydro Hotel Hotel
  • Hydro Hotel Eastbourne
  • Hydro Hotel Hotel Eastbourne

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

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