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    The Mermaid Inn

    Mermaid Street, Rye TN31 7EY, England
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Brilliant hotel very old but very comfortable and most importantly warm. Delightful bar with enormous log fire. The dinner was excellent, the slow roast venison was first class. This hotel is full of character and is as good as it gets.More

    Thank DTM200
    Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded yesterday

    Thank you for your review. We strive to meet the expectations of our guests, so it never fails to excite us when we receive a tesimony such as yours. The Mermaid was rebuilt in 1420, but the present owners since 1993 have sought through loving...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    I thought after the last manager had left the Mermaid would have improved. It hasn’t. The staff are unfriendly almost to the point of rudeness. If you want to stay here fine but you may well be disappointed. It needs a real improvement in its...More

    Thank Tom E
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed here with a friend as a Christmas treat to ourselves, and for a bit of relaxation before the season gets in full swing. Managed to park in the small car park and was given room 14- the William Bird room. A very nice spacious...More

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    Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for your review. We will share your fulsome praise with all the staff, especially with the Head Chef who will will love to read that your Christmas Dinner was "Outstanding. The Mermaid was rebuilt in 1420, and sits at the heart of the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed for one night in The Nutcracker (mind your head!). The hotel oozes character & history. Staff were very friendly & helpful. The shower in the room lacked a bit of power but its only fair to recognise some of the limitations there must be...More

    Thank Keith H
    Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review. The Mermaid, rebuilt in 1420, and a Grade II Listed Building, is unique in so many ways. The present independent owners since 1993 have sought through loving stewardship to ensure her historic charms are preserved and enhanced. We will share...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We spent a delightful night at the Mermaid Inn in Rye. The atmosphere and ambiance was just has we had hoped. The food was excellent, and the service was exceptional, the staff were clearly happy in their work and we were treated with absolute courtesy...More

    Thank Elliott-Hall
    Response from Martin B, Guest Relations Manager at The Mermaid InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review. The Mermaid was rebuilt in 1420, and the present owners since 1993, have sought through loving stewardship to ensure she has lost none of her unique historic atmosphere. So it is always exciting when guests recognise the unique nature of...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$ 64 - US$ 263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    6 November 2017|
    Response from Martin B | Property representative |
    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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    Response from PWoodward | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry we drove
    5 April 2017|
    Response from Martin B | Property representative |
    Dear Linda If you know the name of your room, you can go to our website where you can find images of all 31 There is also a google walk through of the hotel as well. Kind regards Martin
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    "All the rooms are excellent."
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    "It is said some rooms are haunted, so ask for one that is not if you feel nervous about that sort of thing."
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    "Room 17 - This one is supposedly haunted"
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    "Not number 7 until the plumbing quietens."
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