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Wedding Reception Venue

The Hydro Hotel

The Hydro Hotel

The hotel grounds and garden


Angie Benzmann


Mount Road,
East Sussex,
BN20 7HZ

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Weddings at the Hydro Hotel, Eastbourne

Congratulations on your forthcoming wedding. All the team at the Hydro would like to offer you “The perfect setting for the perfect day”.
Here at the Hydro, we appreciate the importance of your special day and understand that it will be one of the most important events that you will ever plan together.

With this in mind we offer you elegant surroundings, a superb location and together we give you our personal attention and guidance so that you can be assured that your Wedding Day at the Hydro will be a truly memorable one.

Our spacious lawns and attractive award winning gardens are a beautiful feature of the Hydro and with their extensive sea views it has always proved an ideal setting for photographs and a meeting point for your guests.

“The Ceremony” ~ The Hydro has been granted a licence for civil weddings to be solemnised at the hotel, in which we offer you the Wedgewood Room located on the first floor, also with garden, sea views and a balcony. The Wedgewood Room can accommodate up to 100 guests.

“The Wedding Breakfast” ~ We are proud of our reputation for excellent cuisine, whatever the occasion may be. We produce a range of dishes on our Banqueting Menus and an extensive Wine List to compliment your meal, from which you may choose from to ensure that your menu will meet with your personal taste and budget.

So whether you choose the Garden Suite, Wedgewood Room or the Meads Room as your venue, you can be assured that you will receive all the help and guidance in planning your Wedding Day from a professional and caring team.


  • Maximum number of people120 people
  • Number of event rooms4 event rooms
  • Number of bedrooms81 bedrooms

Room Layouts

  Theatre style room layout Cabaret style room layout Banquet style room layout Reception style room layout Dinner dance style room layout Room area in metres squared Facilities
view further details of this roomMeads Room 25 18 25 27 Board/FlipchartNatural daylightDisabled Access
view further details of this roomHornsby Suite 30 50 Board/FlipchartNatural daylight
view further details of this roomWedgwood Room 140 150 150 150 136 PA systemProjection systemBoard/FlipchartNatural daylight
view further details of this roomGarden Suite 120 72 104 150 88 373 PA systemProjection systemBoard/FlipchartBar areaNatural daylightAir conditioningDisabled Access



See location of Hydro Hotel on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: OA 606780  Lat: 50.75757 Long: 0.27560

Take all routes to Eastbourne seafront. Head West along seafront past Western lawns and turn right up South Cliff Road. Take right on Mount Road and the hotel is on the left.

If heading from the West end of the seafront, bear left on to South Cliff Road then left again at Mount Road.

Parking: free

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesEntrance to reception
    • YesPublic toilet
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesBar
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
  • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesSeparate shower unit
    • YesBath with shower
    • YesBath
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesBath with support handrails available
  • YesWCs with handrails available
  • YesBathroom with emergency call system available
  • YesBedrooms available with emergency call systems such as flashing lights (if fire alarm is activated)
  • YesBedrooms available with en suite bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBedrooms available with separate, private or shared bathrooms suitable for guests who use a wheelchair
  • YesBathrooms available that have been specially adapted for wheelchair users


  • YesEntrance well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliac)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan


  • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours
  • YesEmergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities