Hotel wedding venues in Sussex
Gravetye Manor - Charming British Escape
‘Every comfort is anticipated’ at this ‘classy, tasteful’ Elizabethan manor house, from the garden flowers in the public rooms to ‘the most extensive cheese trolley we’d ever seen’.
The Gallivant - Midweek Spa Escape
California beach motel meets the great British coast in ‘plenty of good spirit’ at Harry Cragoe’s ‘fun, likeable’ restaurant with rooms across the dunes from Camber Sands.
drakes - Gourmet Getaway in Brighton Special Offer
At dusk, the lights come on over Brighton's Palace Pier – a view best taken in, perhaps, from a freestanding bath by floor-to-ceiling windows in the bedrooms of this stylish, boutique hotel.
Park House, Hotel & Spa
The day is one long round of pleasure at this ‘luxurious but unstuffy’ Edwardian country house beneath the South Downs, where classic lawn sports and garden games make jolly the ‘gorgeous, well-maintained’ grounds.
The Grand Hotel
A survivor from a more elegant age, this family-friendly Victorian hotel grandly stands on the seafront.
The Old Rectory
‘Welcoming, generous, on top of its game – it’s altogether delightful.’ From the hand-woven rugs designed by a local artisan to the home-baked bread and home-cured bacon at breakfast, much is super-local (and just plain super) at this ‘stylishly quirky’, ‘beautifully refurbished’ B&B on the edge of the Old Town, say trusted Guide readers in 2016.
From £90 per night
In ‘well-maintained ornamental gardens’, this ‘handsome hotel’ occupies an ‘extensively enlarged’ old farmhouse on the outskirts of a ‘delightful’ medieval village.
Green Oak Barn
Connoisseurs and amateurs of every vintage find modern accommodation in Christine and Colin Munday’s impressively reconstructed traditional Sussex barn, part of a complex including a restaurant and a wine shop.
A stone footbridge leads across a rushing stream to the Wild family’s traditional hotel, its front garden, in warm weather, dotted with tables for afternoon tea in the sunshine.
Between artsy Chichester and the sandy beaches of West Wittering, Lloyd van Rooyen and Gavin Wilson’s hotel ‘exceeds expectations’.
The George in Rye
In a ‘prime High Street spot’, this ‘thoroughly enjoyable’ hotel has ‘the perfect mix of historic charm and up-to-date style and decor’.
Whether for a fly-by visit or an extended stay, this 'atmospheric’ Elizabethan timber-framed manor house (Alexander Hotels) is liked for its ‘friendly staff’ and ‘well-presented meals’.
The Hope Anchor
Guests at this privately owned hotel join a tradition begun by the rowdy bunch of sailors, shipbuilders and smugglers who once crowded the 18th-century watering hole.
Near the Chichester canal towpath, Mariella and William Fleming’s village pub-with-rooms has been rejuvenated with a fresh Scandinavian vibe.
Chichester Harbour Hotel
Within the city’s Roman walls, this modern hotel occupies the former Ship, a Grade II* listed Georgian building steps from Priory Park.