Stayed here in August on the evening of our son's wedding and we were delighted with the whole event. I agree that the rooms are rather small but they are very comfortable. I cannot fault the service we received from the hotel staff during our stay and in the run up to the wedding. Their attention to detail was excellent.
A previous reviewer mentions the breakfast which was served to the whole wedding party as part of the wedding package. The normal breakfast when paying full price for the rooms is a different menu and from what other people said it is excellent. We did have a very decent breakfast however and it did have fresh fruit included.
The food for the wedding reception was excellent and probably the best we have ever had at any wedding. Whole plaice and salt marsh lamb sharing platters and a lemon tart which was second to none. We also spent a lot of time at the hotel the day after the wedding and saw many meals being served at lunch time. These too looked superb although a little on the pricey side.
The full price for the rooms I would have to agree are a little pricey but having said that we stayed in a B & B in Rye the next night and that was the same price. We checked other prices in the area and they all seem to be around the same which I would say are not especially good value for money.
Wouldn't hesitate to book this hotel for a wedding but might be less inclined to use it for more than one night as it would make a very expensive week's stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to our restaurant with rooms across the road the the beach. Inspired by the coastal motels you might find in California, we're a bit shabby chic, but above all relaxed and welcoming. Almost all of our food is sourced within 15 miles of us, most of it only hours old. Our beds are the most comfortable we could find (we tried a lot). Our beach is extraordinary. In 2014 we were included in The Sunday Times 'Top 100 UK Hotels - for foodies'. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Place At Beach
- Place At The Beach Rye