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The Ellesmere Hotel

Star Rating
2.5 out of 5



3.7 / 5Good
56 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Breakfast Available
  • Parking Available


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Congress Theatre
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Devonshire Park Theatre
    3 min walk
  • Restaurant
    Holiday Inn
    2 min walk
  • Restaurant
    The Green Almond
    3 min walk
  • Airport
    Brighton (BSH-Brighton Train Station)
    34 min drive

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  • Double Room, Ground Floor (Compact)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Double Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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About this area


The Ellesmere Hotel is located by the sea and in an area with good shopping. Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum and Pevensey Castle are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Eastbourne Pier and Drusilla's Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Eastbourne Bandstand or Arlington Stadium. Our guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Congress Theatre - 1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Devonshire Park Theatre - 3 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club - 4 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Eastbourne Bandstand - 7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Eastbourne Pier - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Eastbourne Station - 12 min walk
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) - 107 min drive


  • Holiday Inn — 2 min walk
  • The Green Almond — 3 min walk
  • Hudsons Bar — 7 min walk
  • Coffee & Carrot — 8 min walk
  • Morgans — 8 min walk

About this property

The Ellesmere Hotel

A bar/lounge, self parking and a microwave in a common area are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, laundry facilities and express check-in are on-site. All 15 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and LCD TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include DVD players, portable fans and hairdryers.



Check-in between 2 PM - 8:00 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets stay for free
  • 1 per room (up to 22 lb/10 kg)
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 10 for adults and GBP 5 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: GBP 1 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib. Contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Alcohol is not served at this property.

Property is also known as

  • Ellesmere Hotel Eastbourne
  • Ellesmere Hotel
  • Ellesmere Eastbourne
  • The Ellesmere

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free nearby parking
  • Self parking: GBP 1 per day
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 10 for adults and GBP 5 for children
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Georgian
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Irish
  • Lithuanian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Swedish
  • Ukranian


  • Aromatherapy
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - swedish


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.


  • Shared microwave
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities


  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower


  • 22-inch LCD TV
  • digital channels
  • DVD player

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

Quiet area despite being in the centre of the area.

Stayed 1 night in Aug. 2019


No good WIFI in upper room. Provided a room with broken door of toilet.

Stayed 4 nights in Aug. 2019

5/5 Excellent

Very welcoming and helpful. Great location with easy links

Stayed 3 nights in Jul. 2019

4/5 Good

The mattresses were old and uncomfortable, bed sheets and duvet covers outdated needs upgrading. The room furniture needs to be changed for a modern look. Other than that breakfast was great and location was great.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul. 2019


Very near promenade and nice restaurants near by. Furnishings and decor very tired

Stayed 4 nights in Jul. 2019

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