- Very Good
- 24 guest reviews
"Full of character, charm and history..."
"Historic hotel with a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere and helpful staff. Excellent...."
"Food and service really good..."
"The Mermaid was as quaint and fun as it looks. The staff were all excellent - made us feel very welcome and looked after. It made for a real..."
About the hotel
The Mermaid Inn, the Jewel in Rye’s Crown. One of England's oldest and loveliest inns, with norman cellars dating from 1156, the Mermaid, rebuilt in 1420, offers tradition and charm in abundance. The Mermaid Inn is a unique experience, with a wide range of accommodation including rooms with four-poster beds and fascinating secret passages.
The lounge bar boasts one of the largest open log fires in the country. The 2 AA Rosette restaurant offers fine British and French cuisine and the head chef is proud to use only the freshest of local ingredients. For many years The Mermaid has been frequented by artists from the stage and screen: Charlie Chaplin, Pierce Brosnan, Andy Garcia and Johnny Depp to name but a few. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and Prince Edward have also resided here. Painters from all over the world have spent many a happy hour with brush in hand, capturing the rare character of this beautiful inn The Mermaid has 8 four-poster bedded rooms, 15 double / twin bedded rooms, 5 family and 3 single bedded rooms. In the other bedrooms, the story is repeated fine panelling, Caen stone fireplaces and latticed windows. The second-storey rooms are particularly intriguing with the curved timber supporting the ceilings. The dormer windows afford a unique view of the red-tiled roofs of Rye. Conferences are very popular at the ‘Mermaid’ where guests can enjoy the history and charm of this rare old building as well as professional service and fine cuisine.
Showing Thursday 8 October 2015 to Friday 9 October 2015Change Search
- Hotel services
- 24 Hour Reception , 24 Hour Room Service , Limited Hours Room Service , Wake Up Call Available
- Wedding Licence , Porter
- Restaurant , Bar
- In room facilities
- Iron And Board In Each Room
- Family friendly
- Interconnecting rooms available
- Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas
Useful Info Show/hide
- From 14:00 hours
- Until 12:00 hours
- The price shown is based on the occupancy and dates you have searched for. Prices and availability are subject to change based on the arrival date, number of nights and occupancy searched for. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
- Pets are not allowed
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100% would recommend it to a friend
Full of character, charm and history
The Mermaid Enchants
Historic hotel with a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere and helpful staff.