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Old Borough Arms Hotel

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   The Strand, Rye TN31 7DB , England
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Ranked #20 of 33 Rye B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lanham, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Old Borough Arms was the perfect place to stay in Rye!!! It is a charming hotel with gorgeous rooms that marry an English cottage feel with a burst of modern vibrance. It is conveniently located just off Mermaid Street which puts you in a convenient location to explore Rye's small, winding streets. My husband and I stayed in Room... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the OBAH from 10-13th July 2014 with my wife and on arrival was shown to room 2, I agree with other reviewers comments regarding the size of the room and especially the shower room both were much smaller than expected. There is no where in the bathroom to place toiletries and eventually we balanced them on the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so looking forward to visiting my mum and seeing Rye what a BIG disappoinment not with Rye but the B&B. I was shown to Room 8 which was cramped dark and hot. For the price as far as I was concerned it was A RIP OFF, not a good first impression for our foreign visitors. You could not... More

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australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Borough Arms is a lovely little hotel on Mermaid Street in the charming town of Rye. Great location, easy to explore the streets of Rye, restaurants, cafes, pubs and the High Street all very close by. The rooms were cute, shower VERY small, which gave us a laugh, lets just say my husband is not a small build.......Breakfast... More

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manchester
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98 reviews 98 reviews
38 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

that at time of writing, this hotel is only ranked 19th out of 33! had a lovely time down in rye; it's a nice place that's well worth a visit (we were actually only staying there to take my dad to the romney, hythe and dymchurch and tenterden railways), especially if you like your history. the hotel is in a... More

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Hastings
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stayed here after many other previous visits to Rye as a Father's Day treat for my Husband. Perfect location at one end of Mermaid Street and very handy for all local shops, restaurants, pubs and other amenities. We pulled up to unload the car just outside and then my Husband went to move the car to the carpark at... More

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for two nights in May. The staff, no matter which one you meet are top class, the breakfasts and sitting on the balcony awesome. Thank you from the Aussies. Great place to stay. Lovely area to walk around and so close to everything that was needed.

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Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

A nice b&b with friendly staff and a good atmosphere. Room not massive but comfortable and well equipped. Staff friendly. Breakfast excellent. Very happy. Only slight negative is the cobbles and awkward stairs to reception. Maybe this should be made plainer as it have my arthritic knee some difficulty

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Clean, basic accommodation, good location, good breakfast. Within easy walking distance of town centre and town attractions. West facing room suffered from late night noise from nearby pub patrons. Parking across street at 7 U.K. pds/day.

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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

What a super place to stay! We enjoyed a lovely "overnighter" here to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and everything was really fantastic! Great rooms, friendly staff, delicious breakfast -perfect!! We will certainly return!

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Address: The Strand, Rye TN31 7DB , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Old Borough Arms Hotel 4*
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The Old Borough Arms is a charming and welcoming bed and breakfast, situated at the foot of the famous Mermaid Street in the centre of ancient medieval Rye. We have nine comfortable and individullay decorated bedrooms, including four poster and family/ twin rooms, all ensuite. The Old Borough Arms offers a friendly atmosphere, delicious breakfasts to suit all tastes and is the perfect location for a relaxing break.We can also offer parking on a first come first served basis. ... more   less 
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