Dine in style

Be our guest. Over 120 years of fine cuisine and exceptional personal service, the Hydro Hotel is the perfect venue to dine. 

The Crystal restaurant

Open for breakfast, luncheon and dinner every day. Traditional English and French cuisine is served in a relaxed atmosphere.

The Orangery restaurant

Available for private functions and celebrations for up to 30 guests. The Orangery is ideal for meetings, private banquets and groups.

The Conservatory restaurant

The Conservatory restaurant serves a selection of hot dishes throughout the day.

Sunday lunch

Enjoy a traditional Sunday lunch in the seaside hotel, great for a family get together or a special occasion. A treat to be enjoyed every weekend!

Lounges

Light lunches are made freshly to order and drinks are available from the cocktail bar throughout the day. The various lounges at the Hydro add to its traditional charm, providing comfortable spaces throughout the main floor of the hotel. These include the cosy Library, the open and welcoming Drawing room and the Jigsaw lounge where we have an ongoing public jigsaw puzzle for you to enjoy.

Alternatively, you can enjoy the fabulous sea and garden views from the Conservatory restaurant.

Afternoon tea

Enjoying a high tea is a popular choice at the Hydro. Serving sandwiches and freshly prepared scones with real clotted cream. Book a high tea and relax in the lounge, it’s a real treat.


Tariff

We have provided the rates for all room types for low season and high season. You can book now using our online booking system.

Low Season Tariff
Low Season
1st September – 30th April
(excluding 24th-31st December)
Room and breakfast
per room, per night
Room, breakfast and dinner
per room, per night
Classic Single Room £80 £105
Seaview Single Room £100 £120
Classic Double/Twin Room £150 £200
Side Seaview Double/Twin Room £175 £225
Seaview Double/Twin Room £190 £240
Downlands Suite £220 £270
Southdowns Suite £220 £270
High Season Tariff
High Season
1st May – 31st August
Room and breakfast
per room, per night
Room, breakfast and dinner
per room, per night
Classic Single Room £95 £120
Seaview Single Room £115 £140
Classic Double/Twin Room £180 £230
Side Seaview Double/Twin Room £205 £255
Seaview Double/Twin Room £220 £270
Downlands Suite £250 £300
Southdowns Suite £250 £300

Room and breakfast rates are charged per room, per night inclusive of full English breakfast, WiFi and VAT at 20%.

Room, breakfast and dinner rates are charged per room, per night inclusive of full English breakfast, three course table d’hôte dinner, WiFi and VAT at 20%

Children when sharing parent’s room:

  • Children 3 years and under stay and dine free
  • Children 4 years to 12 years receive complimentary bed and breakfast, all other meals will be charged at 50% of an adult price or as priced on children’s menu
  • Children 12 years of age and up to 18 years will be charged a £15 bed and breakfast supplement when occupying a bed in the room with their parents and will be charged for all other meals as taken

Deposit
A non-refundable deposit of £50 per room is required.

Cancellations and Insurance
Cancellations less than 3 days’ notice will be subject to 100% of the total reservation value if we are unable to re-let the accommodation. If we are able to re-let the accommodation no charge will be made, other than loss of deposit. The Hotel strongly recommends guests take out suitable travel insurance.

Arrivals and Departures
The Hydro Hotel will always try to accommodate guests who arrive early but are unable to guarantee that your room will be available before 2.30pm on the day of arrival. Please be advised that check-out time is 10.30am.

Smoking
Please note that all the bedrooms and suites are non-smoking. Should you smoke in the rooms a charge of £50 will be added to your account.

Dress Code
The Hydro Hotel offers a traditional ambience with the majority of guests opting to dress for dinner and gentlemen usually wearing a jacket. The hotel understands that not everyone will wear a tie, so therefore we do request smart casual dress at dinner.

Dining
The Crystal Restaurant is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Conservatory is open daily from 9am to 9pm serving a range of light menu items. Light refreshments are available 24 hours from the room service menu.

Medical Conditions and Disability
Please advise reception of any disability or medical condition, including food allergies, you may have that could affect your health or safety during your stay at the Hydro.

Special Requests
All special requests must be made in writing and confirmed by the hotel prior to arrival.

Dogs
Small well behaved dogs are accepted at the discretion of the management, for a charge of £10 daily (please note food is not provided). Dogs are not allowed in food service areas.

Valuables
A safe is available for use in your hotel bedroom. The Hydro is unable to accept liability for items left in hotel bedrooms or areas left unattended. Items can be deposited in reception and a receipt obtained from the porter’s room.

Parking
Free car parking for over 40 cars is available in the hotel grounds and unrestricted street parking surrounds the hotel.

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Special breaks and offers

Why not take advantage of some of the special offers the Hydro has to offer? The Hydro aims to cater for all your personal needs with the greatest service. With a variety of bedrooms, we offer many room types to suit all tastes. Simply call the reservations team on 01323 720643 who will be happy to assist you with your enquiries and bookings.


Contact us

The Hydro Hotel

Mount Road, Eastbourne,
East Sussex, England
BN20 7HZ

Telephone: 01323 720643

General enquiries and reservations:
sales@hydrohotel.com

Conference, banqueting and wedding enquiries:
events@hydrohotel.com

Wedding Team 01323 746105

Directions

  • From M25 follow the M23 southbound until you join the A23 towards Brighton.
  • Continue on the A23 turning left onto the A27 towards Lewes.
  • Follow the A27, past Lewes until joining the A22 into Eastbourne.
  • Follow until joining the A259, Upperton road. At the roundabout by the railway station turn into Grove Road.
  • At the end of Grove road bear right onto Meads road and follow until you join St Johns road.
  • Turn left and follow until you reach Mount road on the right.
  • The Hydro Hotel is on the right.

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