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Strand House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Tanyards Lane, Winchelsea TN36 4JT, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent the weekend at Strand House and had the most amazing time. A beautiful, utterly charming and lovingly maintained property with an abundance of character. Strand House is in a stunning setting and actually really easy to find from London. The proprietors are friendly, welcoming and relaxed, yet someone is there in a flash if you... More

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Having last been to Rye 30 years ago, we decided to take a weekend break and treat ourselves. The Strand house was perfect! We stayed in the Battle Suite which was lovely. Yes, you do have to duck in the main house as the ceilings are very low but that's all part of the charm of this wonderful old building.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
20 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Our room at the Stand House was very cosy, the bed was really comfortable (ensuring a good night’s sleep!) and the 32" flat screen in the Master Room was a bonus. Really good breakfast offering lots of variety and you couldn't fault the staff, who were warm and friendly. The house is very quaint and quirky with very low beams... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We stayed for two nights. Very pleasant staff and hosts but every time my husband walk around the room I was sure he was going to knock himself out on the beams and our ensuite was described as compact more like a cupboard. Also no storage and hardly any hanging space. Not for us and expensive as well

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We have just come back from an enjoyable weekend in this lovely "Olde Worlde" guest house. We had an evening meal which can only be described as superb....and we were offered "seconds" which frankly we wouldn't have had room for. Super hosts....super cat and more Teddies than the Teddy bears picnic!! Big thanks to the host....... ps Try the Deli... More

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56 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

It is home to the dwarfs and fairies and magic of England. Low knock you noggin beams. Thick mud and wattle walls. A tiny bit crooked and a lean here and there and the magic you saw in every illustrated child book you ever read. Admittedly our room had the smallest bathroom I have ever been in .. think of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We stayed for a Bank Holiday, never having been there before, and had the Hastings Room, part of a more modern conversion in a separate building from the rest of the house and ideal for my partner who is 6 foot 4 inches tall and struggles with typical Tudor-height ceilings. Had a private patio area overlooking the fields which was... More

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Olney, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We paid a little more than we normally would for what is essentially a B&B, to find that our bedroom contained a reproduction four poster bed and the kind of "old " furniture that can be bought at Age Concern. The en-suite shower room was pokey and difficult to access - one had to side step a chimney breast to... More

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Bedford, England
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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed for a weekend in Rye Bay Cottage - situated in the garden of Strand House. We had the 'Hastings Retreat Room'. It was very well appointed, comfortable and cosy with a lovely view over the fields (and lots of rabbits!). Obviously this is a modern building so doesn't have the quirkiness of the Strand rooms but it does... More

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We arrived at Strand House at about 6pm after a terrible journey and were delighted to find a cold bottle of bubbly (complimentary as promised as the booking was to be a surprise for my wife) which we quaffed in the garden in the late evening sun. This reinvigorated us and set us up for the rest of the evening.... More

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Also Known As:
Strand House Hotel
Strand House Hotel Winchelsea
Strand House Winchelsea, East Sussex
Address: Tanyards Lane, Winchelsea TN36 4JT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Winchelsea
Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Winchelsea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Strand House 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Warm Welcome to a Luxury Bed and Breakfast RyeStrand House Guest House Rye is the home of Mary Sullivan and Hugh Davie, a luxury bed and breakfast near Rye. Strand House offers quiet, relaxed and calm surroundings for you to savour and enjoy. Its sense of history makes it a unique house to escape to. Your hosts Mary and Hugh provide a brand of hospitality that will make a short stay feel like a holiday and a holiday like home from home. ... more   less 
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