The Zanzibar Hotel is a great example of an 'award winning boutique hotel within an hour + 2 hours from London' in Sussex. Our sea view suites and rooms have all been designed to offer calmness and tranquility in a luxurious, romantic environment. We also offer a high level of service. Minibars in the rooms, even dinner in the comfort of your own room from our in-house restaurant 'Pier Nine', 'The best place to eat in Hastings'.
If its a 'boutique hotel for special occasions within an hour of London' you're searching for then Zanzibar is perfect. We're constantly catering for 'wedding anniversaries near to London'
and of course 'special birthday surprise near to London'. Have a look at our Tripadvisor reviews. Everyone seems to agree that it's a real treat. If the inquiry is 'what to do for my wife's 40th birthday', or 'what to do for my husbands 40th birthday', then a 'luxury boutique hotel break near to London' is the answer, because you get to enjoy the experience too!
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Our guest rooms and suites are all designed with your well-being in mind. Some have large spa baths in the rooms and one of our rooms even has it's own steam and sauna. They all have full band-width, high speed Wi-Fi connection which is perfect for working or watching films during your stay or for business people needing to get on with things in the tranquility of the room. Our focus is on creating a calm atmosphere with plenty of creature comforts. In many of the rooms we have smart tv's that provide access to Facebook and Netflix. Our wi-fi connection speed is excellent throughout.
The Zanzibar Hotel was the first 'Boutique Hotel with sea views in Sussex'. It followed hot-on-the-heels of The Pelirocco in Brighton but that does not have sea views. Since then many others have opened. There are lots of small 'boutique B&B and hotel in Hastings Old Town'. They are all very well if you're not bothered about staying in someone elses house, but you cannot compare to the privacy and intimacy afforded here. If you'd prefer to stay in and enjoy each others company, the addition of an excellent restaurant has really transformed the hotel into a romantic destination that means you can really indulge yourselves. Zanzibar is arguably the 'best boutique hotel within 2 hours of London' because of its sea view location and its restaurant.
Hastings, Rye, Brighton and Sussex now all boast excellent offerings but none have received the plaudits and accolades that The Zanzibar has seen. Conde Nast Traveler described it as 'world class', The Times newspaper gave it the highest possible score in a secret hotel shopper review and then voted it in its list of 'the UK's best hotels'. We have an 'award-winning restaurant in Hastings' at the hotel as well as a very intimate bar serving cocktails and bar snacks to residents and locals. Our Garden is a treat in the Spring and Summer. We are the only restaurant in Sussex with al-fresco dining facilities. Even when the weather is on the turn it's possible to sit under cover with the heaters on and indulge in a bit of star gazing over dinner!
'5 star hotels near to London for a special occasion' are no longer limited to Brighton and the home counties.
Hastings, Rye and Eastbourne may not be on everybody's radar, but they are a treat when you get here. We have a very flat seafront promenade which is ideal for walking or bike riding, and at low tide it's possible to walk all the way along the sand to the De La Warr Pavillion in Bexhill.
There is a lot of free parking on Warrior Square, next door to the hotel. However, we have a secure hotel car park if you prefer, and in 'Hastings Old Town' parking can be a problem. 'Where to eat in Hastings Old Town' is relatively easy once you've found somewhere to park! We recommend you park with us and make the 15 minute walk into the old town on foot. Any decent restaurant will call a taxi for your return journey back to the hotel.
We have a 2 night stay policy on Saturdays.
£40 for a single night stay on a Saturday night (subject to availability).
See rates page for more details.