Deans Place Country House Hotel

South Downs National Park (Alfriston/Lewes)

  • Deans Place Hotel - South Downs

    Deans Place Country House Hotel

  • Deans Place Hotel - South Downs

    Double Bedroom

“Wile away a long afternoon by the River Cuckmere. Wander through the medieval village of Alfriston. Follow the South Downs Way. Step back. Slow down. Enjoy.”

Deans Place Hotel is set on the banks of the River Cuckmere, at the foot of the South Downs National Park and within easy reach of the dramatic white cliffs of the South Coast. This 14th Century country house was once part of an extensive farming estate; today it offers luxurious hotel accommodation and award-winning fine dining in the heart of East Sussex.

Many bedrooms enjoy magnificent views over the pretty four-acre Victorian gardens, with a gazebo and a riverside bridge, and the sweeping South Downs. There is an outdoor pool and guests can play croquet and boules in the hotel grounds.

The Dining Room has been awarded Two AA Rosettes for the exceptional quality of its cuisine and is one of the finest restaurants in the area. Here guests can relish modern British cuisine whilst taking in views of the Cuckmere Valley. In the winter, savour a traditional afternoon tea by the bar’s crackling log fire, and dine on the large terrace in the summer.

Nestling in the medieval village of Alfriston, the world-famous Glyndebourne Opera House is at its doorstep. The vibrant seaside resorts of Brighton and Eastbourne and the bustling market town of Lewes are just a short drive away.

Why We Love This Hotel

  • A Gem of a country house hotel
  • Riverside setting in a National Park
  • One of the area's best restaurants
  • Beautiful gardens & outdoor terrace
  • 15 minutes from the South Coast
  • Fantastic base for walking breaks
  • Passion for outstanding service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking (100 cars)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 36 Bedrooms
  • 4 Meeting rooms
  • Non smoking hotel

3-Night Mid-Week Mini Break- South Downs

Alfriston is perfectly situated for a relaxing and inspiring break. With fantastic walks, places to explore including historic homes and gardens and the much celebrated Glyndebourne Opera Festival. Alternatively relax ...

From 01 Aug 2016 to 30 Oct 2016

From £166.66 per room per night

Deans Place Hotel - South Downs

Summer Break on the South Downs

What better way to enjoy a summer sizzler break than at Deans Place Hotel, directly on the South Downs Way, in one of the prettiest villages in Sussex. Only a ...

From 01 Aug 2016 to 30 Sep 2016

From £149.00 per room per night

Deans Place Hotel - South Downs

3-Night Christmas Break – South Downs

Escape to the medieval village of Alfriston in the heart of the South Downs National Park. Restful. Luxurious. Make this Christmas a break for everyone. Your Christmas break includes: Thursday ...

From 24 Dec 2016 to 27 Dec 2016

From £386.66 per room per night

Deans Place Hotel - South Downs

Sunday in the South Downs inc. award-winning dining

Enjoy the Victorian gardens, go for a dip in the outdoor pool, or take a stroll through the medieval village of Alfriston. A day of rest for the old gods ...

From 01 Aug 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

From £137.50 per room per night

Deans Place Hotel - South Downs

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