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The Gallivant

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Welcome to our restaurant and rooms across the road from the dunes and the beautiful sandy beach beyond. We're a relaxing hideaway from the stresses and strains of modern life where grown-ups can come to relax. We have a beautiful bar and dining room, coastal inspired bedrooms and a beach hut mini spa. We serve modern British food that highlights the best locally sourced ingredients. 100 Great British Hotels - Sunday Times Oct 2017 | Best British Hotels - No 5, The Times Apr 2017 | Winner, Celebrate Local - UK Food Made Good Awards, Sustainable Restaurant Association Oct 2017
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
58Somewhat walkable
Grade: 58 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 1 km
1Attractionwithin 1 km
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We loved our weekend stay at The Gallivant - warm, welcoming, fab food and drinks, and choc full of thoughtful details. The snug is brilliantly designed for daytime chilling and evening lounging. Staff were delightful - personable, attentive and helpful. Location was good for
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This is a great little hotel, we were escaping for our anniversary and there is much to be celebrated, the hotel is however woefully let down but its levels of service (principally at dinner) that unfortunately undetermined all the other good traits...
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Great Stay, we really loved the feel of your Bar/lounge area and we found all your staff great to talk to, full of energy and life. Whatever you are doing to motivate them keep it up. Enjoyed the complimenty Nespresso and tea in the room and also the complimentary Tea/Coffee at
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The Gallivant is a fabulous hotel, with many wonderful features. Attention to detail and clever styling create a comfortable but luxurious ambience. However, the restaurant has disappointed on both occasions we've stayed with them. This time I ordered the Guinea fowl with
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The triumvirate of Kelly, James and Courtney made this break from reality absolutely delightful and restorative. Nestled close to the beach and on the bus route from Rye, this is a little oasis away from the hustle and bustle of life.
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Luxury Garden room
Car park was busy but I managed to get parked ok including when I went out later in the evening. At a rough guess I would say 10-12 spaces in total, not sure how many rooms they have in relation to that Regards
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I visited the Gallivant in February - a cab into Rye was about £10-15. Hope that helps!
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No and no. Youcannot open a window without opening the door in the deck room, and there is no separation between the bedroom and bathroom. But there might be in a garden room. Enquire within
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Hotel phone number please
What is the phone number
01797 225057
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"Save some money and go for the cheapest room. The most expensive one is definitely not worth the price"
"Go for the garden rooms with bathtub for an extra-special treat!"
"If you have a dog try and get a room opening onto the garden"
"Luxury Garden Rooms"
"chose patio garden"
US$158 - US$277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the place at beachplace at the beach rye
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