New Wilmington hotel


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The New Wilmington Hotel

Compton Street, Eastbourne,
East Sussex, BN21 4DU

T: 01323 721219

F: 01323 746255

The New Wilmington Hotel is located just 2 minutes from Eastbourne seafront, Eastbourne theatre's, and the Towner Art Gallery. We are also just a 10 minute stroll to Eastbourne town centre. 

By Road

Travelling from London to Eastbourne will take approximately 1hr 30mins. Make your way to Eastbourne from the A27 or A22. Once in the town follow the signs to the seafront and if facing Eastbourne pier, head right passing the Bandstand and the Wish Tower where you can turn right. The parallel road to the seafront is Compton Street, you will see the New Wilmington very close the Congress Theatre and Towner Art Gallery.

By Rail

Trains frequently run direct from London Victoria to Eastbourne taking approximately 1hr 30mins. Linking services are available from Brighton, Lewes, Hastings, Ashford International and Eurostar. Once you arrive at Eastbourne station you can choose to take a taxi or if walking, head out of the station using the exit to your left. You will see a set of traffic lights where you can cross and head up Terminus Road, when you reach Barclays Bank and turn right and you will see Eastbourne Tourist Information where you can pick up various material for use during your stay. Carry on up until you reach Eastbourne memorial roundabout and take the third exit where you will pass some little old Eastbourne shops. At the end of this road turn right at the Devonshire Theatre and you will eventually find New Wilmington Hotel on your left.

By Coach

National Express coaches depart from London Victoria coach station to Eastbourne 3 times a day.


We have secure garages available from £6 per night, subject to availability. We also offer free on street parking permits to guests paying our standard rates or charged at just £1 for guests using a special offer other than the standard Regular Guest Club membership discount.

The Hotel has a loading bay directly outside the front doors. Please park in this bay to unload your luggage and collect your pre-booked garage key or a parking permit from reception.

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