Pelham House

Pelham HouseIn historic Lewes, this 16th-century town house has been tastefully restored to create a stylish hotel and conference centre, mixing elegance, history and modern design. The bedrooms at Pelham House are individually decorated and the house benefits from a fantastic garden, with views over Sussex Downs. Excellent food and drink is provided by the Pelham House Restaurant. With direct links to London Victoria (1 hour journey), Pelham House is within a short walk of restaurants, art galleries and shops. Brighton is 10 minutes' drive away. The conference centre has 5 meeting rooms and there is a wide range of facilities to accommodate all types of event.


Our rooms have been individually designed to blend the best of modern fittings and comfort whilst preserving many of the original historic features of the building. All rooms are fitted with contemporary handmade oak furniture, remote controlled TVs, phones and high-speed data points. En suites have baths or luxury showers and a range of natural toiletries. Comfortable beds have crisp white linen. Most bedrooms overlook our pretty south facing garden, framed by views towards the South Downs. We aim to provide our guests with perfect facilities to enjoy their stay. Our team of experienced hotel and event professionals will ensure that your stay is memorable, enjoyable and recommendable.

Hotel details

General information

Rating : 4 stars
Size : 32 rooms
Currency : GBP


  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Luggage Storage
  • Allergy-Free Room Available
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Golf Course (within 3 km)
  • Hiking


  • Room Service
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Breakfast in the Room
  • Bridal Suite
  • Internet Services
  • Packed Lunches
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included


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Wi-fi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge. 


Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs GBP 6.50 per day. 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


St Andrews Lane
BN7 1UW Lewes


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Travel information

By Car: - Take the M23 from the M25 and follow it until it becomes the A23. - Take the A27 turning (just outside Brighton) and follow signs to Lewes. - From the A27 take the B2193 exit towards Lewes; this is Kingston Road. - You will come to a fork in the road; take the right-hand road (Southover High Street). - Continue straight onto the adjoining Priory Street. - Continue to the end of Priory Street and bear left onto Station Road (the B2193). - Continue along this road. (You will notice the train station on your right-hand side.) - Continue to the top of the Station Road up the steep hill. - At the traffic lights at this crossroads turn left into the High Street, then about 30 metres on the left-hand side turn into St Andrews Lane (between Nationwide Bank and Monsoon clothes shop). - You will see Pelham House on the right-hand side of this street as you drive down. By Train: Lewes train station is just around the corner from the hotel (less than 5 minutes walk). Turn right out of the station and walk down Station Road, then turn left into Southover Road, then immediately right into St Andrews Lane. Walk up the hill and you will see Pelham House on the left-hand side of this street. Lewes train station is 30 minutes by train from Gatwick International Airport and 70 minutes by train from London Victoria Station. Brighton is a 10-minute train ride away. By Ferry: Pelham House is also easily accessible from France (the Newhaven to Dieppe Ferry is only 10 minutes away).

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 2 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled later, the first night will be charged.  In case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children under 8 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.  All older children or adults are charged GBP 25 per night per person for extra beds.  Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy