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The Mermaid Inn

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Overview
Mermaid Street, Rye TN31 7EY England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Banquet Room
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewssteeped in historyelizabethan chamberfour postercar parkcreaky floorselizabethan roomstep back in timethis wonderful hotelhand held showervenisoninglenook fireplacehistoric buildingnooks and cranniespublic roomsopen fireolde worldelow beams
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great bar staff, ales and ciders. I've visited with friends and family a handful of times over the last year and for me, best pub in St Albans. Busy in the summer with a nice beer garden in the back...only negative is getting a seat...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed at this old inn visited by Hugo in Georgette Heyer’s book, The Unknown Ajax. It is full of rooms with low beamed ceilings, rambling passages, old nicknacks and pictures, even a secret passage. Despite being an ancient building the rooms were comfortable. We...More

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Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. The 600 year old Mermaid has so many stories to tell of the travelers who have passed through her doors. Reputedly Elizabeth 1 and William Shakespeare, the infamous Hawkhurst Smuggling gang and 20th century personalities such as Charlie Chaplin. For...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Myself, husband and 2 month old baby stayed here recently for 2 nights as a first trip away from home with our new baby. I had called the hotel before I booked and they assured me they were child friendly. They were right. We had...More

Thank DrRuby
Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We will share your praise with the staff. We strive for friendly attentive service, so it is always exciting to receive testimony such as yours. We look forward to welcoming you again to The Mermaid.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Rye is just perfectly matched by this stunning hotel, lovely private garden super cosy bar and top restaurant. The historic charm oozes from every inch (this is definitely pre-metric!) of this wonderful hotel, top staff, friendly clientele, not really anything missin, Rye is a...More

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Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We will share your fulsome praise with the staff. Both The Mermaid and Rye are unique, the perfect places to escape to and relax. We hope we can welcome you again in the future, to create more memories to cherish.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To stay at this delightful inn was an absolute joy. The staff were very helpful at check in even giving me directions on how to get to the car park, which is not for the faint hearted if like me you've got a large car....More

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Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. It is so exciting when guests appreciate the unique and historic nature of The Mermaid, which makes it such a destination. All 31 bedrooms can be seen on our website. We will share your praise for The Mermaid Restaurant with...More

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Description
Originally, dating from 1156, the Mermaid was rebuilt in 1420, much as it still stands today, as the principal Inn of Rye. The Mermaid now caters for those who appreciate tradition and charm, coupled with the ...More modern facilities required by today's guest. So, from a picturesque cobbled street; step back in time to experience the unique atmosphere of one of England's oldest and loveliest Inns. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
31
Price range
$167 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Mermaid Hotel Rye
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Mermaid Hotel Rye
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Mermaid Inn Rye
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Mermaid Rye
Location
United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
31
Price range
$167 - $362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Mermaid Hotel Rye
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Mermaid Hotel Rye
,
Mermaid Inn Rye
,
Mermaid Rye
Location
United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
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JaneS2762
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Martin B | Property representative |
There have been guests who claim to have sensed or seen something. We do have a Ghost Stories sheet in reception that guests can read.
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Clare B
March 4, 2018|
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Response from Lauren S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I believe they don't unless it is a service dog.
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sez28
November 5, 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Property representative |
We allow dogs to stay in the hotel by prior arrangement. Guests must provide bedding and there is a charge of £5 per dog. Dogs are not allowed in any public spaces in the hotel. So when booking inform reception and they... More
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"Warn the hotel know if you have difficulty with stairs when booking. Do not expect to find a lift - the..."
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"Not on the 2nd floor!"
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