Luxury Hotels Sussex

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When it comes to luxury hotels in Sussex, there is no shortage of exquisite options to choose from. From stunning spa hotels to charming family-friendly accommodations, Sussex has something for every type of traveller.

In East Sussex, visitors can enjoy the picturesque countryside by staying at one of the many country hotels dotted around the region. These idyllic retreats offer a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, allowing guests to relax and unwind in luxurious surroundings. For those looking to experience the charm of the Sussex coast, there are plenty of 5-star hotels in West Sussex that offer breathtaking views of the sea. Whether you choose to stay in Rye or Arundel, you can expect top-notch service and world-class amenities at these waterfront properties.

If boutique hotels are more your style, Sussex has you covered. From chic and stylish boutiques in vibrant towns to historic properties in the heart of the countryside, there is a boutique hotel to suit every taste. For families looking for the best hotels in Sussex, there are plenty of options that cater to all ages. With spacious rooms, onsite dining options, and a range of activities to keep everyone entertained, these family hotels are the perfect choice for a memorable holiday. No matter what type of luxury hotel you are looking for, you can be sure to find the perfect accommodation in Sussex. With a range of options to suit every taste and budget, Sussex truly is a top destination for discerning travellers.

Our pick of the most luxurious hotels in Sussex

  • Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa

    Cuckfield, West Sussex

    An hour’s drive from central London, the peace and tranquillity of Ockenden Manor provides a stylish retreat. The Tudor property combines modern spa facilities with elegantly traditional accommodation. Each of Ockenden Manor’s guests rooms comes en suite with individual furnishings. Some rooms have four-poster beds and all benefit from free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. The hotel restaurant sources ingredients locally and overlooks the Manor’s 9 acres of gardens. Breakfast is included in the rate and is cooked fresh to order, and afterwards guests can relax by the fire in the elegant sitting room.

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  • Amberley Castle - A Relais & Chateaux Hotel

    Amberley, West Sussex

    This 900-year-old West Sussex castle offers luxury accommodation within medieval walls. Its stunning gardens are home to an 18-hole putting course and 2 lakes. There is free private parking on site, and Amberley Rail Station is a 10-minute walk away. Amberley Castle has been awarded 4 AA Red Stars and 3 AA Rosettes for its fantastic food. You can dine in the 12th-century Queen’s Room with its vaulted ceiling, or the Great Room, with oak flooring, a tapestry, and suits of armour. The elegant bedrooms are furnished with antiques and fine fabrics, and biscuits will be waiting for you on arrival.

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  • Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa

    Arundel, West Sussex

    Set in 30 acres of private parkland, Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa features an indoor and outdoor pool, modern spa and fitness centre, and tennis courts. The rose-clad courtyard provides an informal setting for light lunches and traditional afternoon teas. A private bathroom, satellite TV and views of the grounds are included in all rooms, with a choice of medieval or contemporary décor offered with the Superior room type. Medieval architecture, gothic mullioned windows and tapestry-hung walls feature in the elegant Tapestry Restaurant at Bailiffscourt Hotel, which serves modern English cuisine.

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  • Buxted Park Country House

    Buxted, East Sussex

    In the heart of Sussex, this magnificent country house hotel is set in 312 acres of private grounds and parkland, yet conveniently close to Gatwick, Brighton & Hove. High ceilings and original features such as open fireplaces are featured in the Buxted Park bedrooms, in addition to 4-poster beds and grand bathrooms. Carefully designed to blend Georgian styling with today's more contemporary comforts. Fine dining can be enjoyed in the 2 AA rosette restaurant, and a continental breakfast can also be provided.

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  • Square Townhouse

    Brighton & Hove, East Sussex

    The stylish Square Townhouse is in a Grade II listed building, boasting a location in the fashionable Kemp Town, just off the seafront in a Regency garden square. Free WiFi is available in all areas. As well as offering its own exclusive bar, which is open to the public, the Hotel is just a short stroll from all of Brighton’s greatest restaurants, attractions and amenities. The friendly staff will be happy to provide recommendations on the best places to go. Why not spend an afternoon getting pampered with a range of health and beauty therapies in the Pamper Room, or within the comfort and privacy of your own bedroom?

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  • The Driftwood Bexhill

    Bexhill, East Sussex

    Situated in Bexhill and within 300 metres of Bexhill Beach, The Driftwood Bexhill has a restaurant, non-smoking rooms, and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is around 18 km from Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park, 18 km from Eastbourne Pier and 35 km from Glyndebourne Opera House. Brighton Dome is 49 km from the hotel and Brighton railway station is 50 km away. At the hotel, the rooms have a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. The Driftwood Bexhill features some units with garden views, and every room is equipped with a kettle.

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  • The Crab & Lobster

    Chichester, West Sussex

    Set in Chichester, 8.3 km from Chichester Train Station, The Crab & Lobster offers accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. This 5-star hotel features free WiFi and a bar. The property is non-smoking and is situated 8.9 km from Chichester Cathedral. All guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Goodwood Motor Circuit is 12 km from The Crab & Lobster, while Chichester Harbour is 12 km from the property. The nearest airport is Southampton Airport, 61 km from the accommodation

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  • The Highdown – Brunning and Price

    Worthing, West Sussex

    Set within the beautiful grounds of Highdown Gardens, Highdown Hotel is a former manor house offering luxury rooms and a restaurant. Guests can enjoy free WI-Fi access. All rooms at The Highdown Hotel feature private bathrooms and TVs. Rooms also include tea/coffee-making facilities and hairdryers. The traditional pub serves an á la carte menu. Guests can relax in the cosy tea room or relaxing bar. Free parking is available at the hotel, and both the centre of Worthing, with its 2 theatres, and Worthing Rail Station are 15 minutes’ drive away. Brighton is a 30-minute drive away.

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  • Random Hall

    Slinfold, West Sussex

    Surrounded by Sussex countryside, Random Hall is just 10 minutes’ drive from central Horsham. Set in a 16th-century farmhouse, the inn offers free parking, free Wi-Fi and a traditional restaurant. With satellite TVs and tea/coffee facilities, the cosy rooms at Random Hall Hotel each have a private bathroom and a trouser press. Rooms also feature a radio and telephone. Flagstones Restaurant features exposed beams, and serves a modern British menu and world wine list. Traditional full English breakfasts are served daily, and there are 2 comfortable guest lounges.

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Things to do in Sussex

Cowdray Castle

Cowdray Castle, in West Sussex, is a must-visit for history enthusiasts. The ruins of this magnificent Tudor mansion offer a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle of England's wealthy elite in the 16th century. Admire the grandeur of the Gatehouse, the intricate carvings of the windows, and explore the grounds that host an array of events.

Address: Cowdray Heritage Trust, Visitor Centre, River Ground Stables, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9AL

Bignor Roman Villa

Step back in time with a visit to Bignor Roman Villa, nestled in the rolling South Downs. Discover one of the largest and most complete Roman villas in the country, dating back to the 3rd century AD. Admire the exquisite mosaic floors and marvel at the advanced underfloor heating system. Don't miss the stunning views from the garden.

Address: Bignor, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1PH