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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed three nights for an exceptional reasonable rate, the hotel has lovely views over the sea and cliffs. Our room was spacious and comfortable. The cleaning , towels and bed comfort was top class. Lastly the cleanliness was some of the best if not the best we have experienced when staying in a hotel. The staff here highly motivated...

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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 delighted to read you enjoyed your 3 nights and that you found the cleanliness of the hotel to be the best you have experienced. I know Lynne our head housekeeper will be extremely proud to learn of your observation. I look forward to welcoming you back to the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I friend held a surprised birthday party for his wife at the hotel on a Sunday, so we stayed for the weekend for one night and had dinner there as well. Our room was on the small side but was well appointed and had superb views out to sea. The hotel has a long history and is a kind 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. I was pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and may I convey my best wishes to your wife on her recent birthday celebrations. I will certainly convey your kind words to all the team in our morning communications meeting later today and on behalf of all the team at...

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very reasonable for the quality. Lovely clean, old fashioned quality and good service. Thank you. Although very quiet (probably due to the time of year), the hotel and staff were great. Thank you very much.

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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 that you enjoyed your stay and that both the Hydro and the team were great. I trust and hope to welcome you back to the hotel in the near furtuer. Best wishes Jonathan Owen

mombassa
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Hydro has the advantage that the early architects thought big so that it has a wonderful feeling of space throughout. Bedrooms are big enough to be converted to the required en suite and yet remain a comfortable size. Effort seems to have been made throughout the hotel to combine modern needs with a wonderful traditional ambience. We liked everything...

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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 recent stay. I was pleased to read you enjoyed your break and that our Christmas trees were well erceiveed. I will certainly pass on your kind words to all the team especially James and his kitchen brigade who will be very proud to note you found the food...

Kent United kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The purpose of my stay was a treat for my mother's 90th birthday. We stayed for just one night, on arrival we had cream tea, we did not eat in the restaurant in the evening but we did have breakfast the next morning which was very nice, and plentiful. The hotel is lovely, the room was spacious, clean and comfortable...

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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. May i firstly convey my best wishes to your mother on her recent birthday celebrations. I was pleased to note you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of our cream tea offering, I will certainly pass on your kind words to all the team and look forward to welcoming you...

Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I have stayed at this Hotel on many occasions for a wedding Christmas Party, summer party which we come every year for and cannot fault the service and the cleanness of the rooms. The Food is pretty good to and they will cater for any special requirements with regards to the food.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your review which i believe to be the first Christmas Party one of 2016! I was pleased to read you enjoyed your party and that you could not fault the service and cleanliness of the rooms. I trust and hope we will welcome you back to the hotel in the near future and before next...

Deal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Delighted to return. We were part of a reunion weekend . The standard is as always high,exceptionally clean and delicious food . One of a few hotels that can cope with high standards in function catering and private keeping the standard high. We had a glorious sea view room on a stormy weekend . Staff as always helpful ,kind and...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind comments in your review entitled ' As always a pleasure to return' I will certainly ensure your feedback is communicated at our daily dash meeting with all the team. Like me they will be very proud to receive them as you clearly recognised and appreciate all their hard work in making your stay...

Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I arrived for a for a short seasonal break and on a cold November Sunday afternoon and was delighted by the warm and friendly welcome! I was very pleased to be given a voucher for a complimentary pot of tea and a crumpet in the lounge and although the lounges were very busy, I was happy to wait and enjoy...

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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 seasonal break at the Hydro. I was delighted to read you enjoyed our Winter offering and that since your last stay you have noticed the changes being made. On behalf of all the team I look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in Spring when I can assure you...

Surrey
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stayed for one night as a stop-over for the Rumours of Fleetwood Mac concert. A lovely charming hotel we've stayed at before on 3 or 4 different occasions. Warm, friendly and helpful staff who made a lovely meal for us even though the Conservatory restaurant was near to closing time. We were upgraded on arrival to a lovely side...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I was pleased to read you found the hotel to be charming and have stayed on many occasions. I will certainly pass on your kind words to all the team and can confirm we are reviewing all our beds to ensure guests get the very best quality of sleep when staying at the...

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at the hotel last week taking my partners 90 year old mother. We had lovely spacious rooms with fabulous sea views. Even the single room was a very good size. Our bathroom needed upgrading but we were told they were gradually doing that. We loved the spacious feel of the communal areas and the 1930's...

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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 that you and your partner and partners mother enjoyed your stays. We have now confirmed our refurbishment programme for 2017 which will see 30 bedrooms completed in the early months. At the Hydro we believe in service and hospitality and therefore always ensure sufficient team...

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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 )
Services
  • 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: $130 - $290 (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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