The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne

The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne

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#2 of 39 hotels in Eastbourne
4.8 of 5 bubbles
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4.8 of 5 bubbles
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4.8 of 5 bubbles
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4.6 of 5 bubbles
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Spacious rooms, quiet lounges, modern facilities and a delectable restaurant; the Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne combines a Victorian seaside holiday with Sussex Country Hotel luxury. Its boutique size, handsome rooms and knowledgeable staff make for a cordial and relaxing stay, and its location is ideal for exploring the seafront, the Sussex Downs and local towns of Battle, Rye, Hastings and Brighton.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Street parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Room features
Housekeeping
Room service
Seating area
Telephone
Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
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HOTEL CLASS
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3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Quiet
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Lithuanian, Polish

Location

27-29 Carlisle Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JR England
Getting there
Good for walkers
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles1,445 reviews
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The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne is frequently lauded for its traditional charm and homely atmosphere, offering guests a comfortable stay with its clean, cozy rooms and notably comfortable beds. While some guests have mentioned noise and the absence of air conditioning, the overwhelming cleanliness and attentive service have been widely appreciated. Its prime location near beaches and cultural spots adds to its appeal, making it a good value for travelers who also enjoy the hotel's quality food and amenities.
Location
Convenient
Atmosphere
Traditional
Rooms
Comfortable
Value
Good
Cleanliness
Spotless
Service
Attentive
Amenities
Satisfactory

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Thelma M wrote a review Aug 2020
5.0 of 5 bubbles
To stay at the Devonshire Park Hotel is like being part of the family.
Always a lovely welcome on arrival, a comfortable room with mod cons and a very comfortable bed.
It has a front and back garden to relax in apart from the lounges in the Hotel.
They have their own car park with an entrance to the Hotel, a lift to the ground floor for Reception with a walk from the rear of the Hotel to the front. The lift also serves the upper floors.
Breakfast can be a substantial meal to start the day and the evening menu changes daily also excellent value.
Being so close to the beach, the Tennis the Art Gallery and many other attractions you'll be hard pushed to find a better Hotel to stay in. The staff are all friendly making you feel at home immediately. A very relaxing place to stay.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Michelle C wrote a review Feb 2020
Southampton, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We stayed with 2 other couples on Friday 31st January and we were all pleasantly surprised by what a lovely hotel the Devonshire Park Hotel is.
From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome. The standard of furnishing for a British seaside hotel was very good, the rooms were very comfortable and exceptionally clean.
We were staying on a cream tea, dinner, bed & breakfast package, a lovely warm scone and tea in the afternoon and then a very comprehensive menu to choose from for dinner and a great selection of self service continental items and a great menu for the hot items all cooked to order.
The staff at the hotel were so lovely and nothing was too much trouble, we will definitely be returning for another visit.
On our second day we went over to Hastings which was lovely with lots of free museums along the seafront and from there we went onto Battle.
All in all a very enjoyable weekend by the seaside.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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M W wrote a review Mar 2020
Kent, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This is our 4th stay at the Devonshire Park hotel and won't be our last.
The rooms our very clean with pristine bedding and towels (bath sheets) free bottled water/biscuits and tea/coffee and hot chocolate.
Our evening meal was excellent maybe too large portions we could not eat the extra veg. The even supply afternoon tea and scones so light.
Breakfast is outstanding with so much to choose from.
Thank you to everyone involved.
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Date of stay: March 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: Any room is good no lift after 2nd floor
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stephen w wrote a review Feb 2020
Caterham, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The perfect weekend, our room was at the top of the hotel and was well appointed. good views over the town, and sofa to relax in. The bed was extremely large and very comfortable, and the bathroom with separate shower was spotlessly clean.
we had dinner on the first night, which was good , two amazing breakfasts, and a afternoon cream tea during our stay, complimented by good wine. we were able to relax and read our books in one of the many lounges and felt at home.

the hotel is ideally placed for the sea front, congress and Devonshire park theatres, and town is just a short walk away.

All of the staff are extremely professional, friendly, but allow you to relax.

even storm Ciara couldn't dampen our spirits over our well earned break.
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Date of stay: February 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: our room on top floor was spacious, quiet and well appointed with separate bath and shower,...
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judith s wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
From the moment of our arrival, a group of 7 friends, we were made totally welcome. There are several lounges, with comfortable armchairs and sofas, and I loved the old telephones, cameras and record players as decoration. Staff were really friendly, and willing to assist. We ate in the restaurant whereqwith the intolerances of two of our party. The food was beautifully cooked and presented, and plentiful. The chef really cares about his art. Breakfasts were delightful too. The fruit salad is the best I've seen, completely fresh with a great variety of fruit, melon, pineapple, lychee, watermelon, as well as berries and grapes and apples: pink grapefruit was perfectly segmented with no pith. Cooked food was delicious, with poached or scrambled eggs done to perfection, and a variety of traditional dishes to suit all tastes. Some chose a poached egg, feta and avocado dish hollandaise on a muffin which they really enjoyed. Our bedrooms and bathrooms were comfortable and well appointed and supplied, with soft fluffy white towels. I liked the ability to make several different drinks, as there were hot chocolate, and various other teas. Altogether a lovely weekend.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Henry wrote a review Aug 2020
Havant, United Kingdom
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Stayed here for 3 nights just to get away from work. Turned out to be during an unrelenting heatwave! Our family shared two rooms, one significantly better than the other, being on the top floor of the building with no fan or air conditioning it was boiling the first night. The other room was on the first floor and was much cooler. Fans seemed to be given out on the second day, but we were only given one for the cooler room! Ended up moving it to the boiling top room. We were warmly welcomed to the hotel and the staff were generally very friendly. Apart from one member who seemed peeved that he was there alone and couldn't organise a cream tea to be served for us at 15:00. The location is ideal walking distance from the quiet ends of the beach and the city centre. There was ample parking, despite it being a small and hard to manoeuvre car park; there are also two electric car charging points which are very useful. The included breakfast was average and dinner was very nice, despite service being on the slow side. The measures put in place for COVID were substantial, however, only restaurant staff wore masks. One major problem was the fact the shower in the top floor bedroom hardly worked, the water pressure was not great enough to work without tipping the head down first, once that was down there was only hot water and not a substantial amount of water to wash in. Feel like that is a problem one shouldn't get in a 3-star hotel in England. We ended up having to use the bath. I also find it entertaining that some reviews say they couldn't get any hot water at all!! Granted it is an old building that could do with an entirely new plumbing system. The bedroom itself was comfortable with luggage racks, comfortable bedding and pretty good views on either side of the hotel. Overall, what they did, they did well, with a few minor discrepancies. I would probably stay again.
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Date of stay: August 2020
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
2.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Anthony P wrote a review Jan 2020
Brighton, United Kingdom
5.0 of 5 bubbles
An impressive building in an interesting part of the town, this family run hotel offers a warm welcome to its peaceful interior, Nice well kept rooms with everything you need for a pleasant stay. A lift to all floors and three lounges in which to relax. An excellent breakfast which is served in on of the dinning rooms, this set you up for touring the many places of interest around the area, do give it a try and enjoy.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Kate T wrote a review Feb 2020
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This hotel is perfectly situated, being opposite the theatre and also only a 10 minute walk from town and 5 from the seafront. Our room was clean and spacious and the bed very comfortable and properly made when the room was serviced. We opted for an en suite with shower cubicle not a bath. The cubicle was large and the shower was powerful and maintained it's temperature. The Devonshire Park staff were all helpful and good natured. There are several guest seating areas and a reasonably stocked bar. An added bonus is the on site car park. We will definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: February 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Surrey Boy wrote a review Feb 2020
Greater London, United Kingdom
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Our room was a suite of two rooms as a treat for my birthday and our 25th Wedding anniversary. The bed was very comfortable and spacious and the room well decorated with all the facilities we needed except a bin in the bedoom (by the bed) as don't like throwing dirty hankies or tissues on a table which was needed for my Bible as well. The quality mattress and pillows and bedclothes were wonderful.The quality TV was well positioned facing the bed. The adjacent suite had both a double sofa and armchair which were also very comfortable.Top notch decor. The bathroom perfectly equipped. Be aware if in the lower ground floor suite the cleaners need to collect their stuff from an adjacent cupboard at 7.30 ish. Fabulous cream tea but talk to reception if you want to avoid a charge if it is brought to your room as if part of the package I could not see why I had to eat in the bar. The guy on the desk saw my point. The restaurant breakfast and dinner were superb and we could get to the theatre in the library in good time for 7.p.m. and back from the Anglican church down the road by 8.15 to eat the excellent dinner. Fresh cooked breakfast was very tasty and I was able to swap the hash browns for an extra egg without demur. Extremely thoughtful and helpful service.
The Art gallery over the road was shut on a Monday during school half term. Parking proved adequate in the hotel car park
Overall I enjoyed it greatly and only sad I missed the Groupon deal by hours! Still worth it though.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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David Paul wrote a review Jul 2021
London, United Kingdom
4.0 of 5 bubbles
My wife & I stayed for 7 nights in one of the superior type bedrooms, it was a good size clean & comfortable room with plenty of storage space with on suit bath/shower room. One criticism - we returned in the evening on one night to find the room had not been services or cleaned, this was reported at reception who offered to get the room serviced which we declined as we did not want the disturbance in the evening.
We had a meal in the hotel restaurant on our first evening which we enjoyed, the service was discrete & the food was good, this also applied to the breakfasts where table service offered a variety of choice.
The staff were generally helpful & friendly & the hotel has a fair sized car park with a new electric vehicle charging point.
The hotel is close to the Towner Art Gallery & to the theatres & is a short walk to the sea front & Wish Tower.
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Date of stay: July 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
4.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
4.0 of 5 bubblesService
Room Tip: If you enjoy theatre & art galleries the hotel is convenient it is also close to the...
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magwii asked a question Oct 2021
Sandwich, United Kingdom3,031 contributions326 helpful votes
Hi, are you dog friendly and if so what are your charges?
Answer from mups2018
London, United Kingdom4 contributions
Sorry, I’ve no idea. Seems most sensible for you to contact the hotel and ask
99leeh asked a question Nov 2018
Maidstone, United Kingdom3 contributions
How far are you from the town centre
Answer from Devparkhotel
3 contributions
About 10 minutes
Answer from Steve M
Canvey Island, United Kingdom9 contributions8 helpful votes
Hi the restaurants and bar are open to non residents enjoy
suzannekearns11 asked a question Jun 2018
Woburn, United Kingdom2 contributions
Good evening. Do you have access for a mobility scooter? Suzanne
Answer from Devparkhotel
3 contributions
Hi Suzanne, Thank you for your enquiry. It will really depend on the size of the scooter and whether or not it needs to be used all the time. We would be quite happy to discuss on the phone so that we can clarify ... we can be contacted on 01323 728144. Regards The Devonshire Park Hotel
Pamela H asked a question May 2017
Norwich, United Kingdom6 contributions9 helpful votes
is there lift access to single rooms
Answer from Devparkhotel
3 contributions
Good Morning Pamela, Yes we do have lift access to all floors with single rooms and some superior single rooms. We also have a level entrance from our car park ... so no stairs are necessary while staying here. Regards The Devonshire Park Hotel
Eddy M wrote a tip Jan 2024
Cambridge, United Kingdom14 contributions8 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Free parking a bonus"
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H H wrote a tip Jan 2024
34 contributions4 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Eat in!!!"
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Charles G wrote a tip Jan 2024
12 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Although there is a Hotel car park, it can get busy but there is further parking across the road,"
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Tony H wrote a tip Dec 2023
London, United Kingdom62 contributions43 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"WiFi seems a bit variable around the Hotel. Once connected, don't move!"
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jlbmer wrote a tip Dec 2023
West Sussex, United Kingdom27 contributions20 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"No tips"
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C$208 - C$350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
35
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne
Which popular attractions are close to The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne?
Nearby attractions include Nigel Greaves Gallery (0.5 km), Devonshire Park Theatre (0.2 km), and Towner Art Gallery (0.07 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne?
Yes, free parking, paid public parking nearby, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne?
Conveniently located restaurants include Dem Shish, Sabaidee Thai Restaurant, and Rosetto.
Is The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Eastbourne.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Polish, and Lithuanian.
Are there any historical sites close to The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Redoubt Fortress & The Pavilion (2.2 km) and East Dean War Memorial (5.4 km).
Is The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.
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