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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2013

We stayed for one night on a dinner, bed and breakfast deal. The location is perfect being right next to the beach and close to Rye. Our room was big and comfortable and plenty warm enough. The staff were brilliant throughout, helpful and friendly without being overbearing. The meal we had in the restaurant was delicious; all three course fresh... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 February 2013

I thnk we paid £99 for DBB for two of us with an internet deal. We've been before for lunch when it was 'The Place on the Beach' but have never stayed. Obviously it would be nicer to stay in the summer when the beach was more appealing but no doubt they don't need to run offers then! The whole... More 

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Thank OsborneEmu
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

stayed overnight in january in a beach hut room, very impressed with the room looked just like the picture on the web site(no there was no wardrobe but for one night it didnt bother us) the staff were so friendly and helpful it was my wifes birthday and they went out of their way to make it special. upgraded to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 11 February 2013

Our stay from begining to end was brilliant. We stayed on a Sunday and included in our rate was a 3 course meal. The staff were attentive as soon as we arrived. The room was lovely and toasty and very comfortable. Dinner was heaven on a plate and the chocolate martini's they made off menu for me were to die... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

Stayed here for one night on a Travelzoo deal. The hotel is clean and comfortable. Our room (standard double) was light and airy. Food was very good. I would return. There isn't much at all in Camber but its a good spot to explore from. Rye is lovely and well worth visting.

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UK
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Reviewed 9 February 2013

We stayed here several years ago when it was called 'The Place'. We were pleasantly surprised with the new decor. The receptionist was very welcoming and took us to our room straight away. it was well equipped and the bathroom, though on the small side, was immaculate and looked quite new. The furniture is made from recycled wood, and adds... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 February 2013

my wife & I stayed 2 nights ..4th to 6th February 2012. From reception to restaurant staff to back office staff the service was excellent, professional & very friendly. The other key plus point was the food .. which was excellent. Good locally sourced ingredients, cooked perfectly, tasting of REAL food ! We also both enjoyed the 'beach house' style... More 

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Reviewed 8 February 2013 via mobile

Great attention to detail in all respects. Beautiful, quirky Beach Hut 'suite'. Staff attentive, solicitous and also warm and friendly - went the extra mile! Great restaurant and wonderful breakfast. Thoroughly recommend it - does exactly what it says on the tin! Well done. Ps. "Camber" our dog loved it too. Thank you!!

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2013

We stayed here on a Travelzoo deal which included bed and breakfast and an evening meal. The location is good but don't come expecting a sea view like the pictures on here and their Facebook page. While they recommend it in summer I think I would avoid it in peak season as it's right opposite the main car park for... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 2013

We stayed at the Gallivant on a travelzoo deal for two nights. Comfortable and clean room, excellent food and very friendly staff. The hotel is decorated throughout with a beach/sea theme in keeping with it's location, which is literally a stones throw away. The beach itself is an amazing stretch of flat sand the other side of the dunes. In... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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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: ₹ 8,008 - ₹ 14,294 (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
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