Meet the Staff

The Owners:

The Hotel is owned by Eric & Joanne Godfrey who have been hoteliers in Eastbourne for over 20 years.

Eric comes from a family of local hoteliers while Joanne gained her customer service experience during her many years with British Airways.



General Manager:Hugh

The Hotel is managed by Hugh Drake who been with the hotel for 12 years.

Hugh acquired his customer service training from Walt Disney in Orlando USA, then from Disney Cruise Lines, before moving back to his home town of Eastbourne and running the Devonshire Park Hotel.