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Olde Forge Hotel and Restaurant

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable, clean and very good breakfast. We ate out and wished we hadn't as Philip is so obviously into catering. Wheatfree toast was provided on request, a first in my experience. A convenient place to visit Eastbourne without the noise and lack of parking. We visited Michelham Priory close by which was delightful.

Thank WinkleJane
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inspite of being a small hotel, the food here is exceptional, up to and beyond that of a very much larger establishment. The rooms are clean and the shower rooms are clean and well cared for (The ones we saw), Nicky and Phillip are friendly and welcoming, which having dealt with the public all my working life , is not...

Thank Bruce F
Stafford, Uk
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Clean enough, comfortable enough, accommodating... but a pub, with a restaurant, and no breakfast? How's that work? Oh, very nice evening meal. Arrived very late and they kept the kitchen open for me, so full marks there, but overall a little odd. When I booked they actually seemed slightly surprised that I'd wanted to stay there. Has to be said...

Thank Matthew B
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Great, comfortable accommodation with lovely bar area and restaurant. Dinner was superb as were the breakfasts. Nicky and Philip are great hosts and loved the extra touches they provide such as canapés before dinner whilst having a pre dinner drink in the bar. Would definitely recommend and go back again.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I decided on a last min short break over the easter weekend, we looked everywhere for a dog friendly place and came across The Olde Forge. I spoke to Phillip the owner who was nothing but helpful and pleasant and booked us in. Both Nicky and Phil were such lovely hosts, the food was amazing with a...

Thank Lian O
Essendon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Old Forge is a real gem of a hotel and restaurant. I stay there 4-5 times a year when I am visiting the area and I have never been disappointed in anything. The lovely quaintness of the place is everywhere - the bar, restaurant and bedrooms. The hosts, Nicki and Philip, are excellent; nothing is too much trouble for...

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Our stay at the Olde Forge was quite unexpected (due to making a booking error at another hotel), but we were quite pleasantly surprised. Philip and Nicki are perfect hosts and turned our mistake into a pleasure. The place has character, and not character in the way you say when you're trying to say it's bad, but real character. Bathrooms...

Thank InMyHumbleOpinion
St Leonards-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We had a wonderful evening here celebrating a Diamond Wedding Anniversary, we did not stay at the hotel we just used the restaurant. There were 18 of us which was just right to fit round the large table, The hosts Nicky and Philip were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. They helped with the organising and decorating for...

Thank Syds_Wife
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights with my two teenage daughters. I had booked two rooms, but on arrival we were asked if we would like another room, so the girls would have a room each, at no extra cost! Phil and Nicki were great hosts, with a great sense of humour, nothing was too much trouble. Our food on...

Thank Abby H
Wotton-under-Edge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Stayed for a weekend to attend a party for my Grandmothers' 100th Birthday. Phil and Nicki were great hosts, nothing was too much trouble, the food was very good. The party was catered for very well, again the food was very good, and plenty for everyone. The rooms were comfortable and clean, just what we needed for a celebration weekend.

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Olde Forge Hotel and Restaurant, once the home of an old forge, still maintains its original open fires and timber beams and offers guests a relaxing haven away from the busy stresses of every day life with a warm welcome and friendly, informal atmosphere.Situated in the heart of the lovely Wealden countryside this family owned hotel is close to many National Trust properties, historic castles and glorious gardens with Beachy Head and The Seven Sisters also in easy reach. The restaurant – once an original 16th century forge, is renowned locally for its high standard of cuisine and service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olde Forge Hotel and Restaurant

Address: Magham Down, Hailsham BN27 1PN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Hailsham
Price Range: ₹ 3,971 - ₹ 7,032 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Rooms 5-8 could be noisy with the windows open as they face the roud”
82brucef, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had a room at the back which was very quiet. Rooms at the front face the road but it didn't appear noisy.”
mariannabee, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have more natural light than others.”
RoundtowerPress, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Doubt they have a "Good Room", some dont even have en-suite facilites but across a public landing”
303vixh, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We prefer the rooms facing the fields and countryside”
715stephenz, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
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