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Mermaid Street, Rye TN31 7EY England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Banquet Room
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today

This is a truly lovely building, we stayed several days dinner bed and breakfast. Room beautiful, with ensuite and four poster bed. Staff lovely. Food at dinner was a real disappointment. We had the plaice and lamb, respectively, one evening and both were spiced with...More

Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed today via mobile

1st time in Rye - popped in for a cheeky Sunday afternoon drink. Lovely staff, great surroundings, nice pint and G&T. Good looked tasty when served to other diners,. Good atmosphere - customers were really enjoying themselves and it felt very friendly. Best thing we...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at this old inn visited by Hugo in Georgette Heyer’s book, The Unknown Ajax. It is full of rooms with low beamed ceilings, rambling passages, old nicknacks and pictures, even a secret passage. Despite being an ancient building the rooms were comfortable. We...More

Thank Cathy H
Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. The 600 year old Mermaid has so many stories to tell of the travelers who have passed through her doors. Reputedly Elizabeth 1 and William Shakespeare, the infamous Hawkhurst Smuggling gang and 20th century personalities such as Charlie Chaplin. For...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself, husband and 2 month old baby stayed here recently for 2 nights as a first trip away from home with our new baby. I had called the hotel before I booked and they assured me they were child friendly. They were right. We had...More

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Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review. We will share your praise with the staff. We strive for friendly attentive service, so it is always exciting to receive testimony such as yours. We look forward to welcoming you again to The Mermaid.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Rye is just perfectly matched by this stunning hotel, lovely private garden super cosy bar and top restaurant. The historic charm oozes from every inch (this is definitely pre-metric!) of this wonderful hotel, top staff, friendly clientele, not really anything missin, Rye is a...More

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Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We will share your fulsome praise with the staff. Both The Mermaid and Rye are unique, the perfect places to escape to and relax. We hope we can welcome you again in the future, to create more memories to cherish.

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Description
Originally, dating from 1156, the Mermaid was rebuilt in 1420, much as it still stands today, as the principal Inn of Rye. The Mermaid now caters for those who appreciate tradition and charm, coupled with the ...More modern facilities required by today's guest. So, from a picturesque cobbled street; step back in time to experience the unique atmosphere of one of England's oldest and loveliest Inns. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
31
Price range
US$166 - US$314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Mermaid Hotel Rye
,
Mermaid Hotel Rye
,
Mermaid Inn Rye
,
Mermaid Rye
Location
United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
31
Price range
US$166 - US$314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Mermaid Hotel Rye
,
Mermaid Hotel Rye
,
Mermaid Inn Rye
,
Mermaid Rye
Location
United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
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JaneS2762
7 August 2018|
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Response from Martin B | Property representative |
There have been guests who claim to have sensed or seen something. We do have a Ghost Stories sheet in reception that guests can read.
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Clare B
4 March 2018|
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Response from Lauren B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe they don't unless it is a service dog.
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sez28
5 November 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Property representative |
We allow dogs to stay in the hotel by prior arrangement. Guests must provide bedding and there is a charge of £5 per dog. Dogs are not allowed in any public spaces in the hotel. So when booking inform reception and they... More
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