We hold our monthly networking events at the Afton Hotel on the first Friday of every month. We always find the staff helpful, courteous and friendly, nothing is too much trouble. The hotel offers a great area for us to meet, there are great views from the bar area making for a calm atmosphere.
I absolutely love The Afton Hotel the staff are great, we visit and stay twice a year and take molly our king charles we call it her holiday lol. the hotel is spotless and in a fantastic view opposite Eastbourne pier. The breakfast is catered for in an orderly way and its a great deal for the price they charge. They also do an evening meal where you go to you table and they leave your name , the tables are set up beautifully. I can not recommend them highly enough. regards linda
I have never stayed at the Afton but organised few events at this hotel and the customer service and hospitality deserves a lot more than 5 stars. Nothing is a problem and ever member of staff is very friendly, polite and most helpful.
Reply from The Afton Hotel: Thank you very much for your great review Mia. We are aalways happy to hear that our hardwork and attention is appreciated. We hope to see you again soon.
This review is super overdue! I have been a customer of the Afton Hotel for several years now. Jason and his team offer exceptional customer service. The venue is charming and spacious and just great for hosting business events. You can be sure that Jason and his team will look after you and your guests. A huge thanks to Jason and his team for looking after me over the years - good job guys!
Reply from The Afton Hotel: Thank you very much for your kind response. We are delighted you find us very welcoming and look forward to your return. I will pass on your kind comments to the rest of the team.
In June 2015, Fiona R said:
Great night at the Afton. Staff were brilliant! Super friendly and helpful. Room was good. Breakfast was delicious. We'll be back! :)
In April 2015, Sheila B said:
The Afton Hotel is an excellent hotel in and excellent location in Eastbourne.
I just wanted to say a BIG thank you to all the staff at the Afton Hotel. From getting things set up for my events to putting up with my endless meetings in their lounge area. Today they even accommodated my filming about thebestof with Lone Coyote TV! Such a flexible venue I think they are great :)
Always a warm welcome from the staff at the Afton hotel where service is 1st class and professional with just the right dash of friendliness in the mix. Whether popping in for a quick coffee or attending a business meeting I am never disappointed.
We recently attended a meeting held at the Afton Hotel. We immediately felt welcome and the atmosphere was very relaxed. The staff were friendly and very helpful, and we were impressed by the beautiful fresh flowers displayed which gave off a magnificent scent. I look forward to our next meeting at this venue.
Having my Christmas party at the Afton Hotel and wanting to enjoy it with a few festive drinks I thought I would take advantage of staying overnight. I have used the Afton Hotel on many occasions for my events over the years but never had a need for staying over. After checking in I found my room which was nice enough. The wall art was a beautiful shot of the pier. I had a few hours before my guests were due to arrive so lay on the bed and watched some TV (a reasonable size TV with a simple enough remote). I have to say the bed was much more comfortable than I expected hence falling asleep and nearly missing my party! Whenever I travel I normally opt for a Premier Travel Inn but safely say that the bed I had at the Afton Hotel offered me just as good a night sleep (not aided by Alcohol at all) I know most of the staff well but they were just as friendly as always. Everything for the evening went smoothly and to time. Pleased to see that drinks were not expensive. When at an event earlier in the year (in Solihull) I was disappointed at being charged £5 a pint where drinks at the Afton Hotel are not the normal hefty mark up you can get at hotels.
I’ve attended a number of events at the Afton Hotel over the years and have always been impressed with the venue, staff and hospitality. The location is perfect, right by the seafront and pier and with plenty of on-street parking nearby. The bar and function rooms have proved ideal for a variety of activities including presentations, seminars, entertainment and networking over a drink or two. I have recommended the venue to various friends and contacts as ideal to meet all needs.
I have now been involved with 2 functions at The Afton Hotel. I would recommend it as a venue for your function. It's so welcoming, very clean and well maintained. The staff are friendly and helpful, and very importantly it has air conditioning which adds so much to the enjoyment. Fab place!
In June 2013, Vivian B said:
A great network meeting at the Afton Hotel, friendly staff and plenty of space.
In February 2013, Sandra W said:
Great customer service, welcoming and helpful. A great venue and a pleasure to work with.
I have had two meetings here now and I have been impressed on both occasions with the care and attention given to me as a visitor. I have to say their hot chocolates and complimentary biscuits are lovely!
We have attended a few meetings at the Afton and have always found staff helpful and the food served has been very good.
In February 2012, Debra Jayne H said:
A hotel which offer a 5 star service and is Open to non-residents and makes you feel welcome from the minute you walk in it is a great place just to pop in and meet up with friends for a coffee and chat, lunch or to spend an evening or to join in the many functions that they offer
In February 2012, Louise R said:
Resident or not, the welcome and service from the team at the Afton Hotel always great and makes you want to come back time and time again. Then when you meet owners Marco and Cathy you understand why. If you've not visited the hotel then you are definitely missing out.
I've been to the Afton Hotel a couple of times for various meetings/networking events and have been pleasantly surprised by the friendly service, clean well maintained décor and atmosphere.
Music and food was good and bar prices were very good. I usually expect hotel bar prices to be more expensive that pubs/clubs but this wasn't the case.
I've yet to stay there as I live locally but I will definitely recommend them to friends and family.