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The Mermaid Inn

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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 modern facilities required by today's guest. So, from a picturesque cobbled...
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Mermaid Street, Rye TN31 7EY, England
8.8 miles to Lydd Intl Airport
72 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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All reviewssteeped in historyelizabethan chamberfour postercreaky floorscar parkelizabethan roomstep back in timevenisoninglenook fireplacehistoric buildingopen firenooks and cranniespublic roomsolde worldelovely old hotellow beamslots of character
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The Mermaid were kind enough to host a Pimms meet up for our guest prior to our wedding June 29th 2018. The staff were lovely and everything went very smoothly. We stayed there for our wedding night and we were charmed by this lovely hotel....More

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Fabulous hotel with great character. Rooms small but well equipped and the bed was very comfy.It is expensive but Rye is in general. Good choice for breakfast although service was a bit slow on one morning with other couples who ordered after us getting served...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were a bit nervous staying here as had the reputation of being haunted but our room (no.4) was really warm and cosy and the funny thing was that it was called Gray's room and my husband's name is Gray!!!! It was extremely clean and...More

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

Thank you for your review. The Mermaid is a special place for celebrations, and we were so pleased to read that we were able to help you celebrate your husband's special birthday. We can find space for 25 cars in the car park, which is...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great stay at the prettiest location in Rye, Mermaid Street . We were in room 33 that is at the top of the hotel lots of stairs and windy route to the room but great character.. Nice room double lovely view of Mermaid Street from...More

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

Thank you for your review. The Mermaid is nearly 600 years old, and is a Grade II Listed Building, with a unique design which gives the building real character. Sitting at the heart of the citadel of Rye, it is the perfect location from which...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic Hotel. Very old and was rebuilt in the early 1400s. Complete Hotel is a History Lesson with creaking and sloping floors, original doors wonky ceilings, a sheer joy to stay. Refurbished to include En-suite bathrooms, and old style, but very comfortable beds.. Rooms great,...More

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

Thank you for your review. The Mermaid is the "History Hotel", with 600 years of stories to discover. We will share your praise with the staff. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future to The Mermaid.

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US$172 - US$409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Clare B
4 March 2018|
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sez28
5 November 2017|
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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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"Try the poached egg, haddock and hollandaise sauce for breakfast it was cooked to perfection."
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"No lifts so not good for disabled unless you choose the lowest floor. then few stairs only. Some rooms..."
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"Rooms over looking Mermaid Street most picturesque"
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"The Elizabethan suite over looks the rear of the property with lovely breeze in the summer."
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