Cheap Hotels in Rye
This mid-18th century former inn offers unique rooms, free Wi-Fi, and excellent views of Rye. Built around 1750 for local sailors and ship builders, The Hope Anchor is thought to have once sheltered the Tenterden Gang, who used its old secret passages for smuggling. Relax beside the log fire in traditional snug bar, and enjoy the individually styled bedrooms, some of which have a four poster bed. In the morning enjoy a delicious traditional full English breakfast or if you prefer a lighter continental breakfast of cold meats and cheeses, yogurt and fresh fruit salad or maybe even have both!! all served in our breakfast room. (Please note we do not serve lunches or evening meals) Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip. We speak your language! The Hope Anchor has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 May 2010
Near Rye Heritage Centre
Haydens B&B offers accommodation in Rye. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and conservatory with a decked balcony for al fresco breakfasts. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Some rooms have a seating area for your convenience. Certain rooms include views of the river or garden. All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. Extras include bathrobes, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Haydens B&B features free WiFi throughout the property. Canterbury is 44 km from Haydens B&B, while Eastbourne is 37 km away. The nearest airport is London Gatwick Airport, 67 km from Haydens B&B.
With Norman cellars dating back to the 12th century and secret passageways in some of its rooms, this inn offers historic accommodation in Rye. It has a huge open log fireplace in the bar, and an award-winning restaurant. Rebuilt in 1420, The Mermaid Inn has been visited by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and Prince Edward, as well as celebrities and artists. It retains many beautiful, traditional features, including a secret stairway hidden behind a bookcase. The restaurant has been awarded two AA Rosettes for its fine French and British cuisine. The lounge bar was once frequented by local smugglers, and has a large wooden beam supported by stone pillars. Each room at The Mermaid has charming features, like wooden panelling or carved beds. Rooms all feature a TV and en suite bathroom, and some have picturesque views over Rye.
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Hotels in Rye
With an interesting history, lovely coastal walks within easy reach and quaint local hotels and restaurants, Rye is a picturesque and quintessential English town perfect for a relaxing break.
Rye is a gorgeous little town in East Sussex, with an intriguing past. It was a busy port for many decades, and in the 18th and 19th centuries a popular haunt for renowned bands of smugglers.
Today, you can explore the pretty sight of Rye Harbour with its little fishing boats and yachts, or take a stroll along the coastal paths looking out to sea.
Top Rye sights
If you'd like to really like to gain a sense of Rye as it once was, make a trip to the Grade II listed Mermaid Inn. There's been a pub on the site since the 12th century, but the current building dates from the 1400's. It was regularly used by the infamous Hawkhurst Gang of smugglers, and it's an atmospheric place for a drink.
Other top historic hotspots include the 12th-century Rye Castle, and the beautiful medieval Rye Church.
But to experience the natural beauty of the area, the best place to head to is Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. You can stop in at a nearby café after strolling through the countryside for a relaxing afternoon. It really is the perfect way to unwind.
Places to stay and dine
We'd definitely recommend choosing a Rye hotel close to the centre of town if you can, so you can get out and explore as much of this beautiful and historic destination as possible. There are lots of traditional, homely places like The Hope Anchor Hotel, The George in Rye and The Lodge at Winchelsea.
Eating out in Rye is a lovely experience too. There are plenty of quaint eateries to enjoy like Knoops café, Tuscan Kitchen Rye serving authentic Italian and Landgate Bistro.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Rye
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Rye?The best hotels to stay in Rye are The George in Rye, Willow Tree House and Mermaid Inn.
What is the lowest price for a double room in Rye?River Haven Hotel in Rye offers one night in a double room at the price of £85.
What are the best hotels in Rye near the center?The best hotels near the center of Rye are Haydens B&B, The George in Rye and The Lookout Rye.
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