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Unique places to stay in Hastings

B&Bs, Cottages, Self-Catering, and Hotels

So, you’re heading to Hastings? Before you get stuck into everything this charming coastal town has to offer, it’s a good idea to book your accommodation.

Hastings is teeming with an array of hotels, friendly B&Bs and self-catered cottages, so it can be tricky to know where best to look. 

Luckily, we’ve narrowed down the selection to just a few of our favourites to make it easier for you. Check out our guide to the loveliest, most unique places to stay in Hastings and get your trip off to a great start.

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B&Bs in Hastings

If you’d like to enjoy the convenience of a hotel with the added benefit of a hearty breakfast during your stay in Hastings, a locally owned B&B could fit the bill perfectly.

Boutique guest houses in Hastings don’t come much better than Moore House, ideally located on the High Street in the heart of the picturesque Old Town. Just a stone’s throw away from the infamous artists’ and fishing quarters, Moore House is the perfect base to explore the best that Hastings has to offer.

The Laindons Guest House is also a top pick amongst Hastings visitors, with hundreds of glowing reviews on TripAdvisor. Once a coaching house, this friendly B&B hosts guests in a Georgian Grade II listed building. While the interior retains its original charm, each bedroom is individually and tastefully decorated with practicality in mind.

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Hotels in Hastings

Comfortable and convenient, sometimes nothing beats staying in a hotel when you’re on holiday. If you’re looking for a hotel stay in Hastings, there are a couple worth mentioning first.

The Zanzibar International Hotel features a collection of designer suites with elaborate décor inspired by Africa, India, and other world leaders for luxury interior style. Ranked highly in the list of Hastings hotels on TripAdvisor, this bougie venue also boasts fine dining in its flagship Pier 9 restaurant. Champagne for breakfast? Nothing out of the ordinary at the Zanzibar.

If you’re looking for a cheap place to stay in Hastings but you’d still like to enjoy the hotel experience, don’t fret. The White Rock Hotel is situated directly opposite the newly reopened pier, providing an unrivalled view of the seafront. After a recent full refurbishment, this hotel is ready to welcome all visitors – and their dogs!

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Self-catering stays in Hastings

If you’re travelling on a budget or would prefer a private place to stay in Hastings, booking a self-catered apartment or cottage could be a good choice. Plus, rental units like The Nest offers sociable, open-plan living ideal for couples looking for a relaxed, accessible spot. 

Deciding where to stay in Hastings doesn’t have to involve breaking the bank. If you’re heading there with a group of friends, booking a larger stay in Hastings could be a great way to share the cost.

Getting to your Hastings accommodation

If you’ve decided where to stay in Hastings, Sussex, your last step will be finalising travel arrangements. All of the fantastic stays mentioned in this guide are within walking distance from Hastings Station, so why not enjoy a hassle-free journey by rail? 

Book train tickets to Hastings today and enjoy every minute of your time by the coast.

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