Several Sussex sites are being considered by Travelodge as the budget hotel chain looks to roll out expansion plans.
In 2019, bosses set a target of adding hotels with a total of 20,000 extra bedrooms to its roster by 2025.
The chain is still looking for locations in its identified target areas to develop new sites.
It names 12 areas of Sussex where it wants to expand. Eastbourne is on that list.