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The Mermaid Inn

3.0 of 5 Mermaid St., Rye TN31 7EU, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

This is a great old place sitting in a cobble paved part of this old town- which gives it immediate appeal. Sitting rooms with real fires and excellent food and wine encourage indolence but good to stroll around this "Mapp & Lucia" set to work up an appetite. Good longer walks near the sea. Service good. We were able to... More 

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Okehampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After hearing very good reports on what a fantastic hotel this was, we were looking forward to a weekend with friends and family. Unfortunately we were very disappointed! Thank goodness we had booked it on a discount, would have hated to have paid the full price (£200 a night). The hotel itself had a lot of character and was certainly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The aesthetic intrigue and uniqueness of this 14th Century inn goes a fair way to distract from the standards of customer service that date from around the same epoch. The rooms are comfy, sometimes authentic and host facilities of a standard almost suitable for the price. Staff are occasionally polite, more frequently indifferent and on regular notable occasions rude. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have enjoyed Rye a few times now. We have eatern in some lovely resturants in Rye. But decided to try The Mermaid as it was a special occasion, we had four course meal with Irish coffee after. The food was amazing and the attention to detail made our visit extra special. It made our Valantines day one to remember.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our nights stay in this beautiful hotel and room 6 was perfect for us and our dog (who was made very welcome). The hotel receptionist and restaurant staff were friendly and helpful. The evening meal was delicious. Unfortunately, we didn't see any ghosts but we will have to return and in"spectre" further. Thanks for a lovely stay.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed two days (Sun/Mon) at this very quirky hotel. When you arrive, the hotel is in Mermaid Street on a cobbled hill, very pretty. Room was available from 2 p.m so we went for a walk. Our room was The Nutcracker Suite, which the porter explained we would soon find out why. There were large low beams across the ceiling... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here every time we visit Rye, This year we stayed for my 60th BIrthday with 11 family members. We booked 6 of the most haunted rooms for a fun night of scaring each other! They gave us a private room for dinner and breakfast and we tried all the fancy weird menu items. All very good. Drinks in... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here on 14 Feb. Given room 10 - lots of period character and four poster; also at back and very quiet. Booked with dinner and the food in the restaurant was excellent; the restaurant itself, like the whole hotel, was wood-pannelled and atmospheric. Breakfast was good and all freshly-cooked and generous. All staff were helpful and attentive, and we... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a day in rye, and after a long walk decided to lunch here. Glorious day so sat in the little courtyard outside, very sheltered and peaceful and lovely looking at the old building of the mermaid. Had fish and chips beautifully presented, came with homemade tarter and the most delicious mushy peas I've ever had. Really lovely and can... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for night with partner Arrived into Rye at lunchrime We were lucky enough to be able to drop our stuff off in our room Beautiful Four Poster bed room Quirky room, old windows, wonky floor, secret escape Getting ready for dinner, partner though either a spirit or myself was doing seething to him. All it was, was water pouring... More 

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Address: Mermaid St., Rye TN31 7EU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Mermaid Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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