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Romance and relaxation on England’s sunny south coast

Situated just a short, sandalled walk from the scenic Camber Sands, The Gallivant is awash with tranquil charm. With a flow to match its seaside setting, the hotel is carefully designed for comfort, revitalisation and beachside relaxation. Each two-person room is accented with natural features, from weathered timber to marble, stone and oak – the perfect year-round backdrop for a cosy coastal escape.

Scandinavian-inspired Snug Cabins are perfect for short retreats, while the stylish Garden Rooms make the most of a longer stay, with French doors to the eco-friendly coastal garden creating an indoor-outdoor feel. Luxury Garden Rooms feature a private deck, as well as a large roll-top bath and a super-king bed set into a library wall. And with comfortable beds and lavishly high thread counts promising a great night’s sleep, you’ll emerge refreshed and ready to explore the beautiful surroundings.
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Tuck into menus which champion ‘best of British’ ingredients, from exceptional breakfasts to fine English wines. Salute the morning sun with yoga in the Open Space Studio (or on the beach in the warmer weather). And when you’re not exploring the charming local towns, or visiting one of the many local wine estates, you can relax on the seven-mile sandy beach. Finish your evening with drinks in the sand dunes watching the sunset, before sinking into your sumptuously soft bed.
 

Enjoy your stay!


20 Rooms |  1 Floor |  1 Restaurant | 

4.4 /5

469 reviews

Adults

Adults Only

Lake

Lake or Waterfront

Spa

Spa

Wine

Wine Experience

The Gallivant

Discover English wine

The Gallivant has one of the largest selections of English wines in the UK and has a special relationship with many English estates, all just a short drive away. Let them help curate the ultimate English wine itinerary that will take you on a scenic route to visit some of the very best wineries for tours and tastings. You’ll leave with a newfound love and appreciation for English wines, one of the most exciting and fastest developing wine regions in the world right now.

The Gallivant

Nature’s bounty

Nico Fitzgerald, National Chef of the Year and MasterChef: The Professionals finalist, prepares and cooks food with a love and respect for the ingredients sourced from the surrounding land and sea. The menus are a celebration of what’s best right now – and you can choose to enjoy them in the restaurant, on the terrace, or take a ‘Camberfornia’ picnic hamper (with hot options) to the beach and dunes to enjoy a private al fresco experience. 

Our rooms

Snug Cabin


Sleeps 2
King
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Baby Hampton


Sleeps 2
King
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Garden Room


Sleeps 2
King
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Large Hampton


Sleeps 2
King
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Luxury Garden


Sleeps 2
King
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Ratings

Quality Assured

Mystery Inspected

Global Rating

4.4 /5

4.4

469 reviews

INVITED Rating

4.5 /5
4.5 /5
Tripadvisor score 4.5

4.5

2377 reviews

INVITED Reviews

100 %

of reviewers would recommend this hotel


5

Unbelieveable attention to detail

Room was perfect size and well appointed

By graham Mar ’24 Trip Type Couple


5

lovely room, very good meals, very clean

liked the total ambience

By Diana Oct ’23 Trip Type Couple


4

Fantastic and very charming accomodation; restaurant (dinner) dissappointing

lovely room, beautiful and ample common areas, excellent yoga offering, boots, rain jackets, towels for the beach readily available, good location close to the beach

By Patrick Oct ’23 Trip Type Couple


The Gallivant, United Kingdom

4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

100 %

of reviewers would recommend this hotel


5

Unbelieveable attention to detail

Room was perfect size and well appointed

By graham Mar ’24 Trip Type Couple


5

lovely room, very good meals, very clean

liked the total ambience

By Diana Oct ’23 Trip Type Couple


4

Fantastic and very charming accomodation; restaurant (dinner) dissappointing

lovely room, beautiful and ample common areas, excellent yoga offering, boots, rain jackets, towels for the beach readily available, good location close to the beach

By Patrick Oct ’23 Trip Type Couple


4

Great location, friendly staff staff

staff were really friendly and made it feel very homely

By Sonia Oct ’23 Trip Type Couple


Key Features

Parking
Parking
Bar
Bar
Free
Free Wi-Fi
Pet
Pet Friendly
Restaurant
Restaurant
Spa
Spa

All Hotel Features and Services

  • Concierge desk
  • Turndown service
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Wakeup service
  • Wedding services
  • Accessible parking
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour security

All Hotel Features and Services

  • Concierge desk
  • Turndown service
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Wakeup service
  • Wedding services
  • Accessible parking
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Bar
  • Pet Friendly
  • Adults only
  • Fire safety compliant
  • Electric Car Charging
  • Full service housekeeping
  • Security
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Catering services
  • Massage services

Food And Drinks

Nico Fitzgerald, National Chef of the Year and MasterChef: The Professionals finalist, prepares and cooks food with a love and respect for the ingredients sourced from the surrounding land and sea. The menus are a celebration of what’s best right now – and you can choose to enjoy them in the restaurant, on the terrace, or take a ‘Camberfornia’ picnic hamper (with hot options) to the beach and dunes to enjoy a private al fresco experience. 

The Dining Room

Served Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Nico and his team prepare and cook food with a genuine love and respect for the ingredients we are so lucky to be able to source. It is food you want to eat- when you want to eat it. So- if you want breakfast at 11am that is fine by us. And seeing as we are next to an incredible beach- we have food you can enjoy there too.

Spa

‘Natural, organic and sustainable’ is top of the menu at The Bamford Cabin. Indulge in deeply relaxing treatments and exclusive products that are mindfully sourced for their low environmental footprint. The Bamford-trained therapists offer a soothing selection of men’s and women’s facials, as well as full body massages – all set in the peaceful cabin in the hotel’s eco-friendly coastal garden. The Gallivant is one of only four Bamford partners in the UK, so this is a relaxing experience to revel in.

Location of your stay

Hotel Address

The Gallivant

New Lydd Road

Camber

TN31 7RB

East Sussex

United Kingdom

Check in:

1600

Check out:

1100

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Where is it?

104 kms to airport Gatwick Airport

138 kms to airport Heathrow Airport

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