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About Us

A family owned Hotel, in the heart of Eastbourne

With Eastbourne’s award-winning seafront just meters away, theatres and Towner art museum just a 2-minute stroll, our guests have the ideal location to explore this beautiful part of East Sussex during the day and evening.

The New Wilmington Hotel is the perfect destination for couples, groups and families in search of a relaxing coastal holiday in Eastbourne.  Located in the Devonshire Quarter, the hotel is conveniently situated next to The Congress & Devonshire Park Theatre, conference center and Winter Gardens.

A Great Choice of Rooms

We offer standard, superior and luxury rooms at our hotel. All our rooms have en-suite bathrooms, fully equipped and are available from as little as £35 per night, subject to availability.

Extensive Breakfast

We offer bed & breakfast packages for our guests. We also welcome non-residents for breakfast from light bites to a full English breakfast served with fresh coffee, tea and toast to kick start your day.

Amazing Staff

Our staff are part of the family and you will see this in the hotel, from our clean and fresh rooms, to our helpful reception staff ready to help make your stary something you will want to tell your family and friends about.

Events & Packages

Our bar, lounge, restaurant & function room are all available to hire for your Eastbourne based business or social events. 

Discover Eastbourne

Our charming hotel is ideally situated close to Eastbourne town center, tennis, the beautiful seafront and the main theatres.

The Mulberry Restaurant

The Mulberry at the New Wilmington serves fresh, seasonal British cuisine with a strong focus on preparing everything possible on-site.

Some of the reasons to stay with us

Amenities & Services at The Wilmington

Free WiFi
80 Seater Resaurant
Private Lounge
Fully Licensed Bar
Dog Friendly
Lift Access
Ground floor rooms
Bicycle & Wheelchair Storage
Outdoor Seating & Terrace
We just had a fantastic stay at this charming hotel. The service from all the staff was outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble and they were so welcoming. Beds were comfy and the room was spotless. Really good value. Now that we have found this gem, we will be returning for sure.
Simone - London UK

On a weekend in Eastbourne we stayed at the hotel above we were upgraded to a luxury room. This is one of the best hotels we have stayed in. The staff were friendly and helpful. I had the carvery on Sunday which was wonderful. Great hotel
Wendy - Sussex UK

I really enjoyed my stay with my miniature schnauzer Charlie. 2-minutes from the seafront with miles of lovely walks and only a few miles from Beachy Head. So great to find a dog-friendly hotel that offers a warm welcome for us both. Look forward to another visit to lovely Eastbourne and will be staying again at this great hotel
Gigi - Worcestershire UK

I stayed at the New Wilmington for an extended visit and I was happy with everything. The bed was perfect. The sheets were so soft. There were ample USB outlets. Lots of channel choices on the TV. My room was big and well-appointed. The staff were great! A shout out to Liam and Lyn, and all the staff for always having a cheerful greeting and making sure everything was all right. Ina did a great job cleaning my room too. I ate at the restaurant a couple of nights, the food was great and the service was excellent. I highly recommend the New Wilmington and hope I can return someday!
Guest - California USA

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01323 721219
25-27 Compton Street, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4DU

New Wilmington Hotel is the trading name of The Wilmington Hotel Limited (Company Number 12059446)