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Strand House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Tanyards Lane, Winchelsea TN36 4JT, England
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Ranked #1 of 5 Winchelsea B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I were married at Strand House this summer, and our experience there was one I know we will both always remember. So, where to begin? Having arrived by taxi, we were warmly greeted by our hosts, who attentively saw to our luggage, fixed us drinks, and helped us to our rooms – which were truly spectacular! The... More

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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Winchelsea is an enchanting place and if you are visiting make sure you stay a night or two at Strand House at the bottom of the hill. Comfy beds and a superb breakfast make for a happy stay. The proprietors, Hugh and Mary, are very welcoming and helpful....nothing is too much trouble. We stayed in the main house and the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Strand House is an absolute gem. it is a well kept secret for those that do not know it is there and now it is our well kept secret. The main house where we stayed oozes atmosphere and the room we were given had a four poster bed - what a treat. I suffer with a bad back and rarely... More

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east Cowes
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Description as on the tin. We spent a weekend here. Lovely welcoming couple who could not do enough for us. The breakfast and dinner were excellent. The room was very comfortable with all the amenities. Superb location to visit Winchelsea. We had the Rye View room and would make the following additional comments. The patio was not what we would... More

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Bennebroek, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first B+B for our 10 dys travel though the U.K.. We stayed 3 nights and Owners and Staff were ever so friendly. Perfect rooms, although we did not stay in house itself which is typical old Tudor style with very low ceilings, but stayed in annex, modern and full of todays comfort. The only negative point is... More

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

I have stayed at Strand House a number of times, both in the main house and the cottage. The rooms are beautifully decorated, the cottage has excellent views over the marsh. The rooms have tea facilities with homemade biscuits, toiletries and a fluffy bathrobe to wear. Hugh and Mary are very welcoming and happy to cater for gluten free diets,... More

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

Exactly as expected from a Tudor building; full of character with really interesting features and a beautiful Japanese garden. The rooms were clean, cosy and welcoming with all amenities on hand. The hosts could not have been more welcoming and the food was fabulous. The perfect location for a relaxing, romantic stay. We will most definitely be booking a return... More

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This House is disapointing because the location is very close to the main and busy road,and the rooms are tiny.The ceilings are so low that it's difficult to stan up... To avoid absolutely.The price is too high for the location.

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We are very sorry that this guest did not enjoy their stay with us but he did not tell us he was having problems with his room. In fact he had been upgraded to a better room and had he asked he could have had one with high ceilings and if he did not want to stay in the Tudor... More

South Coast
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a wonderful little hotel, built in the 1400's with a lot of character. The beds were very comfortable, Then service was excellent. Breakfasts were excellent , and the meal on Saturday evening was better than on any cruise ship.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Last summer we stayed a few days at Strand House. It couldn´t be better. The rooms were cosy, the staff extraordinary nice and the breakfast superb. Loved the cat who was greeting us every evening. A superb accommodation. Enjoyed it very much and we can´t wait to come back next year :-)

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Address: Tanyards Lane, Winchelsea TN36 4JT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Winchelsea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Strand House 4*
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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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