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The Mermaid Inn

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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 reviews steeped in history elizabethan chamber four poster bed car park elizabethan room step back in time venison huge fireplace hand held shower creaky floors inglenook fireplace open fire historic hotel nooks and crannies public rooms lovely old hotel low beams
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic meal at The Mermaid. The inn is just so full of character and steeped in history. We had pre dinner drinks in one of the cosy bar rooms with period features and an open fire. The restaurant is so inviting and...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank janeySLondonEngland
Response from E5262ZYmartinb, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded today

Thank you for your review. We will share your fulsome praise with the staff. The Mermaid is a unique Grade II Listed Building, sitting at the heart of the medieval citadel of Rye. We look forward to welcoming you back to Rye, and a stay...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you haven’t been here then you really are missing out. With substantial history and amazing setting. Worth every penny. Each room has its own character and the uneven floors and walls give it such character. The staff are all so pleasant and accommodating. You...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank pg003
Response from E5262ZYmartinb, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. The Mermaid was rebuilt in 1420, and is a unique Grade II Listed Building. There have been many superlatives used about The Mermaid, and "Just Amazing" will be added to them. We hope we may welcome you again to The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited several times in the past and always enjoyed ! Wonderful hotel, and charming town to explore. Evening meal for my friends fine, but for me, not so fine. I ordered the scallops, I was presented with three small scallops that were warmish...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank basilvizla
Response from E5262ZYmartinb, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The Mermaid and the town of Rye are unique, with a real shared history. We will share your observation with the Head Chef regarding your meal. We hope we may welcome you again to The Mermaid.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can understand why Henry James and other writers found Rye to be congenial. The charming town invites the imagination. The Mermaid is part of that charm. We visited on business overnight and had a very comfortable stay. Parking is a bit tricky, having been...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Attercliffe
Response from E5262ZYmartinb, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The Mermaid and Rye are both unique, and the reason why so many people over time have been drawn here. We were glad you had a comfortable stay, and thank you for the appreciation of the continuing investment by the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to the Mermaid Inn & would return in a heartbeat. Very happy with our choice, the Hawkhurst room which is at the top of the house in the attic. Pretty, cosy & romantic with it's beamed ceiling and lead light windows.The standards are...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank bowchickawowow
Response from E5262ZYmartinb, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We will share your heartfelt praise for your Mermaid experience, with the staff. We strive everyday to meet our guests' expectations, and more. We hope we may welcome you again for another Special Treat at The Mermaid.

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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
Hotel class
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 Centre 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
US$158 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Mermaid Hotel Rye
,
Mermaid Hotel Rye
,
Mermaid Inn Rye
,
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
US$158 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Mermaid Hotel Rye
,
Mermaid Hotel Rye
,
Mermaid Inn Rye
,
Mermaid Rye
Location
United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
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Phil46
8 November 2018|
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Response from E5262ZYmartinb | Property representative |
We offer a brief peek into one of our cellars if a member of staff is free. However, from Jan 6th - 11th we are closed for annual refurbishment. During that time we offer tours of The Mermaid, to allow her stories to be... More
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JaneS2762
8 August 2018|
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Response from KentMoat | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t hear anything !! Don’t be spooked
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4 March 2018|
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Hi, I believe they don't unless it is a service dog.
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Room Tips
"Our room was lovely, great views from the top of the Inn looking out over the front aspect."
bowchickawowow
2 weeks ago
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"I have stayed in 4 different rooms over the years and for different reasons I have loved them all, ..."
juliegE8610AA
2 weeks ago
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"Just go and have a look."
JulieE87
11 Dec 2018
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"Room 16 is the Elizabethan Bed Chamber. VERY Tudor so be aware of sloping floors etc."
AElf
27 Nov 2018
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