We were blown away by the bistro restaurant but not overly enamoured by the hotel. More motel like......with a beach theme.
We stayed in a deck room which was smaller than anticipated, a double bed and door out to a deck which needed a good clean. Quite a noisy room too, at the start of the corridor from reception.
However the bath was huge and luxurious. That's the only thing that was luxurious, the price doesn't really reflect the experience unfortunately.
Breakfast was refreshing.......muesli and granola, yoghurt, flapjack and a choice of eggs were included.
Bacon sausages were charged extra which we avoided, not a bad thing as we had a healthy breakfast rather than feeling full after a greasy one.
Wonderful fresh bread for toast on day one........stale bread on day two.
The beach theme throughout was lovely, and the decor was one of the reasons we chose the hotel.
Staff were very helpful.
Car park too small when the restaurant is full. Nowhere to park.
Beach lovely. Rye is a quaint town, worth a visit.
Some good bits, some not good bits.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- The Place At Beach
- Place At The Beach Rye
- The Gallivant Camber, East Sussex