Deans Place Hotel

East Sussex


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Seaford Road, Alfriston, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 5TW

Tel: 01323 870248

Deans Place Hotel


Set in four acres of fabulous gardens on the banks of the Cuckmere River in the South Downs National Park, our idyllic position offers exhilarating contrasts; enjoy the bustle of Alfriston Village High Street or Dinner alfresco on a Summer's evening, relax with afternoon tea in our gardens or supper before a crackling log fire.

Deans Place offers all the facilities for a perfect break, 36 bedrooms, rosette-awarded dining, outdoor seasonal swimming pool and croquet lawn. Be inspired by Sussex, with fantastic walks on the South Downs, explore historic homes, gardens and the much celebrated Glyndebourne Opera Festival.



  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Meals served all day
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Cot
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Night porter
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Pets accepted
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Wireless Internet Access

Leisure Facilities

  • Outdoor pool

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Free parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Country house
  • In countryside

Room / Unit Features

  • Baths some rooms
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Ground Floor Room(s)
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Ironing facilities in most rooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Showers all rooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Short breaks available


Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M25 | Gatwick | M23

Follow the M23 to Brighton, onto the A27 towards Lewes and Eastbourne. Continue along the A27 passing Lewes, Newhaven and Selmston. Turn right at the Drusillas roundabout following the road through Alfriston village. Turn left into the hotel on leaving the village.


From A22

Follow the A22 towards Eastbourne, at the Polegate roundabout continue straight ahead following signs for Drusillas Zoo and A27. Turn right on to the A27 and continue until the first roundabout. Turn left at the Drusillas roundabout and follow the road through Alfriston village. Turn left into the hotel on leaving the village.

Public Transport Directions

By Train

A number of stations are a short taxi journey from Deans Place Hotel. Polegate Station is a mainline station direct to London Victoria with taxis available outside. Berwick Station is a country station one stop before Polegate without a taxi rank. Seaford Station is on the Brighton line with taxis available close by


  • 4 AA Stars
4 AA Stars


  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member - Silver Tourism South East Member - Silver 2022

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