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The Mermaid Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mermaid St., Rye TN31 7EU, England
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Rye
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

great stop over in rye the hotel was wonderful very old building and had very helpful staff breakfast was very tasty also can't fault the hotel or the bedroom at all great for couples looking to spend the night in a historical place p.s look out for the creepy looking wood goat carved chair in the dining room!

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Clarenville, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We recently visited Rye, England for a wedding and stayed 4 nights at The Mermaid Inn. Rye, itself, is a beautiful place with much to see and do. The staff at The Mermaid were always very polite, courteous, professional, and friendly - this includes everyone from reception, to the wedding reception servers, the doorman, to the room maid. The rooms... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for our wedding anniversary and got an upgrade. Some of the rooms are haunted but the one we stayed in wasn't. There is a lot a history in the hotel and lots of information can be found. The staff were very knowledgeable too. The food was excellent. We had a 3 course dinner and full English breakfast the... More

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came here for valentines with my partner. Although a tad expensive, The staff were great, the room was lovely and the evening meal was to die for. I can recommend for a treat . Only downside .... Parking, the car park soon fills up.

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Lyon, France
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Came for a friend's wedding in Rye & the place was absolutely stunning. Beds were superbly comfortable, all our rooms were beautifully decorated & the breakfasts the next day were delicious. The staff were so pleasant & polite- one rushing to find us an iron the morning of the big day. All in all, an excellent stay.

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Inn and full of old English Charm. The only trouble was absolutely no sleep in the two nights that we stayed for. Simply, its Seagull paradise. They start squawking at 3am and keep going until you go to breakfast. I would definitely visit for the day. The food was great and the bar and surroundings a bonus. I definitely... More

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Ixworth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was delighted to be invited to stay here with my good friend who's thought of most highly at this hotel, Mr Fred Finn. He was raving about this for days before we got there and it totally lived up to every word. What an amazing inn which oozes history and character! I've never been to this corner of England... More

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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for pre dinner drinks with friends and lucky enough to enjoy a sunny evening on the patio. Great to step back in time and enjoy the original feel of such an old building. Definitely not a place to miss if you're visiting Rye

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Sydney, Australia
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1,178 reviews 1,178 reviews
112 hotel reviews
1,148 helpful votes 1,148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though the sea on which it once relied upon for trade has long receded, the ancient town of Rye still thrives as the 'Most Untouched' place in England. That reason alone kindled our interest as we swept in from the east across the bleak windswept beauty of Romrey Marsh. Rye reveals an outline that still has a distinctly medieval air... More

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Ottawa, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This IS a 700 year old pub/hotel in a very quaint village in the south of England. If you want to feel what it would have been like to stay in such a place several hundred years ago this is the place for you. For me though, it didm;t quite cut it, although I accept that is certainly somewhat my... 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*
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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 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. ... more   less 
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