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Mermaid Inn

Mermaid Street, Rye, TN31 7EY, United Kingdom
+44 179 722 3065

$118+

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8.5/10 Excellent
Based on 694 reviews
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  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 4.8
  • 4.5

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  • Great menu
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Friendly service

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    The Mermaid Inn, the Jewel in Rye s Crown. One of England s oldest and loveliest inns, with norman cellars dating from 1156, the Mermaid, rebuilt in 1420, offers tradition and charm in abundance. The Mermaid Inn is a unique experience, with a wide range of accommodation including rooms with four-poster beds and fascinating secret passages. The lounge bar boasts one of the largest open log fires in the country. The 2 AA Rosette restaurant offers fine British and French cuisine and the head chef is proud to use only the freshest of local ingredients. For many years The Mermaid has been frequented by artists from the stage and screen: Charlie Chaplin, Pierce Brosnan, Andy Garcia and Johnny Depp to name but a few. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and Prince Edward have also resided here. Painters from all over the world have spent many a happy hour with brush in hand, capturing the rare character of this beautiful inn The Mermaid has 8 four-poster bedded rooms, 15 double / twin bedded rooms, 5 family and 3 single bedded rooms. In the other bedrooms, the story is repeated fine panelling, Caen stone fireplaces and latticed windows. The second-storey rooms are particularly intriguing with the curved timber supporting the ceilings. The dormer windows afford a unique view of the red-tiled roofs of Rye. Conferences are very popular at the Mermaid where guests can enjoy the history and charm of this rare old building as well as professional service and fine cuisine.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Overall Rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 694 reviews
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.4 "Average amenities."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
    • 4.3 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.0 "Terrible value."
    • 0.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 548 reviews
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.4 "Average amenities."
      6.5 "65% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were small."
      3.4 "66% thought it was too noisy."
    • 4.5 "Rooms are not good."
      1.9 "81% complained about the bathroom."
      0.8 "92% had problems with the shower."
      1.9 "81% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were small."
    • 2.7 "Terrible value."
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    Overall Rating

    9.0 Excellent
    Based on 48 reviews
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
    • 7.4 "Tasty food."
    • 7.0 "Good amenities."
    • 6.6 "Vibe was decent."
    • 4.3 "Rooms are not good."

    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 97 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.1 "Average amenities."
      6.3 "63% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 4.8 "Rooms are not good."
      2.5 "75% complained about the bathroom."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
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    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Good to know
    "Great menu"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Friendly service"
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