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The Mermaid Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mermaid St., Rye TN31 7EU, England
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Rye
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is truly worth a visit. The drive-in is an experience in itself, narrow cobbled stone roads and old quaint buildings sets the scene for the old hotel. It is full of history and intrigue; the lounge areas were comfortable, but very busy during the day, yet after dinner this emptied out and was such a relaxing place to sit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Rye for the fireworks, staying at the Mermaid Inn, a lovely old hotel. Our room wasn't large but it was very comfortable and the style of furnishings were very much in keeping with the age of the hotel. Our room was to the side and very quiet. There was a lot of choice for breakfast and we... More

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went a couple of times for a drink whilst staying in Rye. The place is OLD! Really fascinating spending time in such an old building, lots of character. The bar is small so you may struggle to get somewhere to sit, but the bar staff both times were friendly, and the prices are reasonable. The food look and smelt excellent,... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to host our Wedding reception here. From start to finish the staff couldn't have been more helpful, but in a lovely behind the scenes kind of way - we were given free rein regarding food and drink choices and really given the chance to make the day our own. Georgina kindly accommodated our requests and room... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second (Halloween) visit I have made to The Mermaid Inn with my family, first visit staying in Dr Syns bed chamber, followed by two nights this time around in The Hawkhurst Suite. I absolutely love this place, which is steeped in character and history. Uneven floors, bendy walls and crooked staircases, The Mermaid Inn offers everything for... More

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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to be invited to the Mermaid Inn as part of a family wedding. The stunning period Inn is situated close to the centre of Rye. It is a lovely olde English establishment with beams and a period ambiance. Service and catering were both excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have recently spent 2 nights at the Mermaid Inn with my family and it really is a beautiful building with real character. It is a known fact that the property is haunted but we didn't experience any ghosts! The rooms are very traditional, comfortable but the shower room was rather small, not that it was any real issue. Two... More

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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in here initially to get out of the rain and have a quick drink but was made so welcome by Sam working the bar that we all decided to stay. All very casually dressed so decided to eat in the bar, between our group we had French Onion Soup , Sunday Roasts and seafood casserole, all excellent and nothing... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My two sons, husband and I have just returned from our 3rd stay at the Mermaid Inn. We absolutely love everything about this wonderful old building. The staff are friendly, professional and very welcoming. We had a lovely chat with Judith on this visit listening to her fascinating stories, and also got to see the cellar. The food served from... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There will always be people wanting to stay at the Mermaid due to its incredible history. It gets a big wow as you enter and marvel at the age and the names of famous people throughout history who have stayed under its roof. Sadly, not much has changed over the years. I heard every creak above and below, noise from... 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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