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Old Borough Arms Hotel

The Strand, Rye TN31 7DB , England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

A plaque at the bottle m of the stairs let's you know that a building has been here since 1329 (ish) which sounds old until you think of Hastings down the road and 1066! A guest house over many levels with about 13 stone steps to access reception and the rest of the rooms. I was met by the owner... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We had a lovely 2 night stay. The location was great and the staff were extremely welcoming and helpful. The cooked breakfast was a little slow on the Sunday morning as it was busy, this was not a problem though as there was plenty of croissants, cereal, yogurts etc. The cooked breakfast was lovely with tasty, good quality ingredients, freshly... More 

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Manager70, Manager at Old Borough Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Amy, thanks for taking the time to review The Old Borough Arms, and I'm glad you had a nice weekend in Rye. I have to say your review is both accurate and objective so we appreciate that. I will make sure we address the issues you raised (apart from the steps as we can do nothing about these -... More 

Fareham, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights. The bedroom was nice and the bed very comfy - we slept very well. Breakfast was excellent. The owners and staff are very friendly and welcoming. The cafe downstairs is also very good. The hotel is located at the bottom of Mermaid Street so is very convenient for exploring Rye. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We had been seriously let down and called Ian and he had availability and was brilliant about securing it and the best thing was we arrived 30 mins later and the place was spotless! We stayed in the little house and flat and thought they were both excellent. Good facilities provided and Ian really helped us out. The beds were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Just had 3 days at this hotel, stayed in many hotels in Rye, this is my favourite so far, clean, great delux room. The hotel is very central and parking is virtually opposite. The breakfast is excellent and mostly locally sourced, wonderful. Hope to visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The Borough Arms was a great stay for this solo traveler this past summer. Staff were very friendly, check-in and check-out was easy. My room was large and comfortable, and the breakfast was large and delicious. Everything was clean. The Old Borough Arms is also located right in the center of things, which is also true for some other local... More 

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Manager70, Manager at Old Borough Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review, it is always a pleasure to welcome visitors to Rye from a different country and and New York is a great place to visit. Thank you. More 

Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We stayed only one night .On arrival we were greated by a very friendly lady and when she gave us our room key i had read previous reviews and people had suggested that the street level rooms were noisey at night , We asked for another room and it wasnt a problem at all as they had one on the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

The Old Borough Arms is located in the heart of Rye, close to lots of shops, and restaurants. This was our third visit, and I'm sure we'll be back. The welcome is warm, the rooms comfortable and the English breakfast sets you up for the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last night as friends were getting married in nearby camber. Very nice large room. Lovely big shower in the bathroom. Reception staff very friendly. Full English breakfast or continental breakfast in the morning. One small thing if breakfast could be served a bit longer as it's available until 930 only we had to rush down! Would definitely stay... More 

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Greenford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights, based on good TripAdvisor reviews. And what a find. We've known Rye for many many years but were lamenting the loss of previous good places we've stayed. And now we have another excellent place! OBA is built right against the remains of the town wall by what was the Strand Gate, which makes for... More 

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