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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2016

A friend and I came for the third or fourth time to Riverdale House for our two night stay while attending Glyndebourne Opera. It is a delight staying here: the view across the countryside is great, the position is peaceful surrounded by greenery and the scrambled eggs and bacon at breakfast a real treat. Cannot imagine a cup of tea...

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Maine
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Most important for us is the friendliness/helpfulness of B&B hosts, and Richard and Judy passed that test with flying colors. Not being aware of what a bad idea our plan to drive into Brighton on a bank holiday was, we will remain forever grateful for Richard's low-key suggestion that we "might" consider taking the train instead. We did and when...

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Thank BuxtonMaineTraveler
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Our family (my wife, two young sons and myself) stay at Richard and Judy's idyllic B&B when we visit my Nan in Brighton. The location is just beautiful and the "nothing is too much trouble" approach of Richard and Judy is brilliant. The accommodation is really comfortable and copes with a family of four easily. And the breakfasts are to...

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Thank Alex S
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We stayed whilst walking the South Downs Way. Very comfortable, friendly host. Good size rooms with en suite. Very clean and well maintained. Breakfast excellent in conservatory with beautiful views - lounge for use by guests.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This was a great stop on our South Downs Way walk with fabulous views. The room was very clean and well equipped plus guests have use of the lovely lounge which is full of books, magazines and games. Lovely sheets and very comfy bed. Breakfast was excellent. Highly recommended.

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Thank Karen C
Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We had a very pleasant stay during the last week of April 2016. We didn't know the area too well but Richard talked over our plans with us and had some good ideas for walks. The breakfasts were superb and rooms were spotlessly clean, we wished we could have stayed longer. We had a nice simple meal at The Rose...

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Thank ElaineandPhilip
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is really a little hotel disguised as a B&B. Our bedroom was lovely and very comfortable, as was the guests' sitting room. Breakfast was served in the pretty conservatory and was excellent. Wifi is a bit hit and miss but that's to be expected in the area. The owners could not have been more helpful with advice about where...

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Thank Tricia T
Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Wonderful place to stay! Lovely room over looking fields with horses, rabbits, foxes and an abundance of wild birds.Delicious cooked breakfast and a wide variety of fruit, juices and cereals.The place to stay if you want comfort, relaxation, peace and quiet.

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Kent
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely peaceful place will definitely come back, shower didn't work in our room, very helpful people and lovely breakfast, wished window of breakfast 8_9 maybe slightly wider.. bot recommendations we had for dinner excellent thank you!!

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Thank frenchitalia
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We stayed one night before walking South Downs Way. We enjoyed the comfort and attentive care provided. Highly recommended. The view from our bedroom (Cuckmere) was stunning. The guest sitting room is lovely.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Riverdale House

Address: Riverdale Seaford Road, Alfriston BN26 5TR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Alfriston
Price Range: ₹ 6,840 - ₹ 11,543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Riverdale House Alfriston, East Sussex
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“Worth paying for a room with a view over the valley.”
 of 5 bubbles rjh4807, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Views facing the Cuckmere Valley are at the front of the house”
 of 5 bubbles Chris_Norris, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our room was Cuckmere and we loved it - has terrific view.”
 of 5 bubbles BeeCeeS, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Beautiful Views”
 of 5 bubbles tonijayne2016, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“Rathfinny if you like a shower”
 of 5 bubbles transatlantica, 5 Jul 2015 | Read review
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