South East England Hotels
Number of hotels in this location - 127
With a number of vibrant towns and cities primed for exploration, lots of country retreats to escape to, and many of Britain’s best beaches on hand for a seaside break, get away to one of our hotels in South-East England this year. Whether you’re keen to see the white cliffs of Dover or Brighton Pier, this region is famous for its short breaks.
Discover history and prestige in Kent – the Garden of England – and enjoy reconnecting with nature in the Kent Downs or High Weald – designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Alternatively, discover the exciting and ever-popular seaside towns of East Sussex; very often experiencing some of the country’s best weather, our South-East hotels are perfect for a summer break.
- One of England’s top tourist destinations for decades, our hotels in Brighton make for a thrilling short break destination; with unique culture, superb boutique shopping, an infamous nightlife and the gorgeous Victorian Brighton Pavilion to visit too, there’s lots to see and do.
- The region has a wealth of fascinating history that’s simply not to be missed – choose a Canterbury hotel and take the whole family around the gorgeous old town and it’s pretty Cathedral, or head to a Hastings hotel and discover the battlefields of 1066.
- For a quieter coastal break, take a look through our hotels in Eastbourne and enjoy cream tea by the seaside or a relaxing golf break – or sit back and enjoy the town’s famous summer tennis tournament.
An excellent choice for your next short break or getaway, check out our fabulous range of hotels in South-East England in the list below.
Choose Hotels by Availability
Hotels in South East England
Surrounded by spectacular rolling countryside, hotels in the historic town of Ashford offer visitors a traditional market town with a modern flair. Stroll along the elegant tree-lined streets, admire the beautiful floral displays, enjoy shopping in the Designer Outlets or enjoy an evening at Eureka Leisure. The Ashford area offers an array of interesting family attractions.
- Explore the ancient estate and parklands of Godinton House, a beautifully restored building and gardens that are perfect for spending a few hours learning about the family history of the place
- Showcasing everything form the Neolithic to the now, the Ashford Borough Museum is a great collection of everything to do with the area – originally opened by the all-boys school, it’s a bit of historical gem
- Take a guided tour of Willesborough Windmill and enjoy this restored landmark, followed by tea and cakes in Mrs. Cobbs’ Kitchen#buletend# You’re also only a short drive from the Kent coast, where you’ll find stunning seaside retreats like Folkestone and Sandgate. Straight down the M20, it’s an easy day trip to make. So, whether it’s countryside or coastal, book an Ashford hotel to enjoy a truly British short break.
Brighton is an enchanting, cosmopolitan city, set against the spectacular backdrop of the Sussex Downs and rolling English countryside. The city offers an array of Brighton hotels, museums, a vivacious arts scene, tranquil parks and gardens, along with fine architecture. Must sees include the Royal Pavilion, Regency Town House and the Artist’s Quarter. A short distance from many of the hotels in Brighton you will find the famous pier and pebble beach with its promenade offering plenty of entertainment and activities. Brighton is a treasure trove of things to do and places to go. Make the most of your short break by combining one of our hotels in Brighton with our popular attraction tickets including taking in the sights on the City Sightseeing tour bus or a visit to the fun-packed SEA LIFE Centre. As well as the traditional seaside fun; Brighton has a thriving bar, restaurant and café scene, from Bohemian bars and arty clubs, to high-class restaurants and traditional pubs. Most Brighton hotels provide an ideal base for exploring the area, within walking distance of all the shops, sights and sounds of the town. With a wide choice of hotels in Brighton there is certainly no shortage of places to stay. With stylish, luxury hotels, stunning Regency hotels with sea-front positions, or a great choice of mid priced and budget options. Superbreak offers a great range of Brighton hotels to suit a variety of budgets and needs.
The elegant city of Canterbury in the south east of England has many Canterbury hotels to choose from and is home to the famous Cathedral, a Norman Castle and many other historical structures. The inspiration for many writers and artists over the centuries, this beautiful city is perfect for a short break as there are plenty of hotels in Canterbury near to the ancient attractions. Steeped in literary history, the city of Canterbury was the birthplace of Shakespeare’s contemporary, playwright Christopher Marlowe, and was the inspiration for the classic The Canterbury Tales. Those staying in our Canterbury hotels can step back in time at the Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction to explore the recreated medieval life of the city. Discovering the city’s past can also be enjoyed at the Roman Museum which is easily accessed from our range of Canterbury hotels. The rich history of the city is complemented by an exciting array of modern bars and restaurants. Spend an evening soaking up the vibrant atmosphere before returning to one of our hotels in Canterbury. Whether you discover the historical gems or indulge in the nightlife, our hotels in Canterbury are perfect for your short break to this south eastern city.
For a relaxing short break in the Garden of England, our hotels in Dover & Folkestone are an excellent choice. Discover this incredibly scenic corner of the country – full of history, and a great base from which to explore Kent, the area is more than just a stop on the way to continental Europe.
With a reputation for being the sunniest place in England, the seaside town of Eastbourne is a popular destination for a coastal break as there are plenty of hotels in Eastbourne to choose from. Visitors staying in Eastbourne hotels can indulge in British seaside favourites including sweet shops and cafés along the tree lined promenade. There is over 4 miles of shingle beach to discover lined with traditional Victorian Eastbourne hotels and guest houses, giving the resort a timeless and classic feel. Our hotels in Eastbourne along the waterfront provide easy access to the iconic Eastbourne pier. Dating back to the 1860s, the Victorian pier today houses amusement arcades, fish and chip shops and even a nightclub making it a popular attraction for those staying in our Eastbourne hotels. The town’s coastal location also means it’s a great destination for water sports with a selection of local scuba diving and snorkelling clubs. For those who prefer to stay on dry land there is also a good range of golf courses to choose from, including the 130 acre course at the popular Royal Eastbourne Gold Club. Whichever seaside activities you discover during your stay, our hotels in Eastbourne are a fantastic choice for your coastal break.
An ideal choice for a short break in the countryside, discover the best of the south-east when you stay in our Forest Row hotels. Easily reached from the A22, and set in the north-west corner of East Sussex – on the border with West Sussex, Kent and Surrey – Forest Row is perfectly located for exploring the region.
Escape to the south coast and enjoy a relaxing break on the south coast when you choose one of our hotels in Hastings. Simply oozing with fascinating history, there’s so much to discover on a getaway in Hastings; visit the 1066 battleground at nearby Battle, and explore the many must-see attractions in the town itself.
The county town of Kent, enjoy a relaxing short break in one of our hotels in Maidstone and get away from it all. Full of must-visit attractions, this historic town and the surrounding Kent Downs are primed for exploration.
Escape to the south coast and choose one of our hotels in Worthing – ideal for a break by the seaside. Home at one time or another to Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde and Harold Pinter, discover this picturesque and inspirational corner of the country.
Please note that information contained in these location guides was correct at the time of research, but may be liable to change. Any mentioned attractions/points of interest can change or close. Maps are a guide only. If you do find any inaccuracies or know of something you feel deserves inclusion in our guides, please email your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.