A B O U T   U S 

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The Burlington is situated on Worthing seafront

The Burlington, Worthing, West Sussex, offers 4 star Guest Accommodation and prides itself on extending a very warm welcome to all guests, as well as being a major part of Worthing’s beach community and culture.

Hosting regular events with a vibrant yet relaxed atmosphere, we offer everything required for a perfect break at the coast. The 26 en-suite bedrooms are spacious and thoughtfully decorated, and nothing is finer than waking up to a view of the sea followed by a scrumptious Full English Breakfast in Gio’s Bar or on the Terrace.

Take a stroll into Worthing after breakfast and enjoy the many mainstream and eclectic shops on offer, enjoy the promenade which stretches past The Burlington, from the town centre to Goring Gap where kite surfers gather, and stop for a leisurely coffee to savour the view; or take in a show at one of Worthing’s theatres or a film at the historic Dome cinema.

Return to The Burlington for lunch or later for an expertly prepared cocktail and a mouth watering dinner to soak up the tranquil atmosphere, leaving you revitalised and relaxed.


T H E     B U R L I N G T O N     H I S T O R Y 

Worthing has had a long and prestigious history, first mentioned in the Doomsday Book when it had a population of just 22. Worthing has since grown to be the second largest town in West Sussex with a population approaching 100,000.

While the Prince Regent was drawn to Brighton, King George III preferred, on the advice of his physicians, to send his daughter Amelia to Worthing. It was not long after this that other fashionable people began to sample the water. In 1862 when the town was a popular seaside resort where people came to take in the sea air, the first pier opened.

Two years later in 1864, building began on this hotel. The commemorative trowel from the laying of the first stone can be found on display in the bar. The novelist and playwright Oscar Wilde is reputed to have stayed here when he wrote ‘The Importance Of Being Ernest’ in 1884. The Burlington Hotel has an altogether more dubious claim to fame, in that Mussolini Ambassador is also reputed to have stayed here.

The Burlington Hotel first opened in 1865 and was originally named the Heene Hotel.

In its time, The Burlington Hotel was luxurious and opulent. Through the years, it has experienced many changes, and by the time the hotel was brought in February 2002, it had little of its original glory. The hotel has now been completely renovated and refurbished in a contemporary style in sympathy toits historic architecture. The hotel has become one of the most popular venues in Worthing and is renowned for its restaurant, bar and late night venue and is Worthing’s oldest hotel.

Worthing is now the largest town in West Sussex and it is fitting that The Burlington once again resumes its position as the only prestigious purpose built hotel.


O P E N I N G   H O U R S 

Below you will find details of our standard opening times for lunch, dinner and drinks, however from time to time we do have private functions occurring which may affect these times. Please ask reception for any changes.

Gio’s Bar

Monday – Thursday 10am–11pm
Friday – Saturday 10am–12:30 (last orders)
Sunday 11am–10.30pm


Dining in Gio’s Bar

Monday - Saturday

Lunch Times 12pm-3pm 

Dinner Times 6pm-9pm

Sunday 12pm-3pm


Breakfast in Gio’s Bar

Monday – Friday 7am–9am 
Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays 8am–10am


Room Rates.

Single Room - £80.00 

Executive Single Room - £85.00

Double Room - £105.00

Executive Double Room - £105.00

Twin Room - £110.00

Family Room - £130.00

Executive/Honeymoon Suites - £145.00

All Room Rates Are Per Room Per Night Including Breakfast & VAT and are subject to change 

Please Be Aware Family Room Rate Is Based On Two Adults And Two Children Sharing, If You Choose To Have Extra Adults In A Family Room There Is A Surcharge. 

Please be aware that the hotel does not have a lift and all rooms are situated on the first, second and third floors.

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