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This was our second stay at the Gallivant and we weren't disappointed. We did the two night weekday stay which was an offer consisting of two nights in a dog friendly room, two breakfasts and two dinners. We took our little Jack Russell with us who was looked after beautifully and was very happy to be left alone with all... More 

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Southam, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't fault The Gallivant in any way.... from the warm welcome to the beautiful refurbished room. After a long drive and a couple of soothing glasses of wine we had an extremely tasty evening meal. We had to leave early the next day but had a call to check over the bill before any money was taken. As I... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a two night stay the hotel room with roll top bath was fantastic and the team allowed our dog to stay for his first beach experience. The hotel grounds and gardens were lovely and we enjoyed breakfast by the fire on both mornings. Nice extras in room like dog treats, beach bags, books games & more importantly... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location - just over the road from a great long beach with great walks and stunning views. Within easy reach of Rye and Dungeness. Small restaurant but food good. Comfortable room, and friendly service. What is not to like!

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Thank Innes G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In general a Great Visit to the gallivant recently. Lovely welcome from friendly staff showed us to our room. Room was nice with seaside theme little on the small side but not an issue, bed was small and soft mattress (standard double I think, I'm used to a super king at home,I'm a 6,2" so maybe unfair assessment) this was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The choice of menu was very good. The presentation and quality of the lunch was excellent. The service was a little bit slow, but very efficient. It was good value for money. There were some strange additions......fur skins covering some of the chairs. I wasn't keen on the look of them....very Nordic! I would recommend this restaurant.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now, don't get me wrong. I think this is a lovely wee place to stay. The rooms are excellent. Clean, tidy and modern with a beach theme that works really well. The staff are all lovely and friendly and happy to assist with anything. The down side for me..... I'm away with work. I come back to the hotel and... More 

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Tring, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Son and Daughter in Law had their wedding here. A lovely venue with attention to detail. Rooms are spotlessly clean and have everything you would want. Love the idea of the Larder for any extras you may need for your stay. The staff were helpful, friendly and attentive. We will back back for a visit soon. Thank you

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot thank or praise the team more highly, once again we experienced tip top service from both the front of house, reception (Kelly) and restaurant staff who continue to excel in the preparation and service of food in the restaurant. Each time we go "Gallivanting" we come away with that "must return" feeling so clearly you have got it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent stay at the Gallivant in Camber. The room was comfortable with everything you would need. The staff attentive and extreamly helpful. The food was also amazing. Would highly recommend and will stay again next time we're next in Camber.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our coastal restaurant with rooms, across the road from the dunes of Camber Sands and beautiful sandy beach beyond. Inspired by the coastal motels you might find in California, we're a calm and relaxing hideaway from the stresses and strains of modern life. We have 20 amazing bedrooms all decorated with an eye to the Hamptons and serve great food using almost exclusively locally sourced fresh ingredients. In 2016 we were included in The Times 'Coolest Beach Hotels - No. 4', The Mirror's 'Top 10 Seaside Hotels in the UK' and Squaremeal's 'UK's Best 100 Restaurants'. The private coastal garden incorporates mini secluded decks behind all the Garden and Luxury Garden rooms and is also home to The Beach Hut, where guests can enjoy relaxing massages and lovely facials after a day on the beach using ethical and natural health and beauty products that are exclusively blended in the UK. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gallivant

Address: New Lydd Road | Rye, Camber, Rye TN31 7RB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye > Camber
Price Range: £94 - £167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Gallivant 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
The Place At Beach
Place At The Beach Rye
The Gallivant Camber, East Sussex
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