The Old Borough Arms

Guest house in Rye, East Sussex

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The Strand
East Sussex
TN31 7DB

The Old Borough Arms, Rye

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The Old Borough Arms Guest House in Rye is situated at the foot of the famous and much photographed Mermaid Street where the cobbled streets of Rye wind their way up to the Church of St Mary, passing by the house of Henry James the famous author on the way.

The Old borough Arms is a four star Guest House in Rye with 9 ensuite rooms decorated to a high standard and providing bed & breakfast in the heart of Rye at a competitive rate. All guest rooms have tea & coffee making facilities, TV, clean and crisp sheets and towels and new comfortable beds so that you can have a wonderful & restful sleep. If we can add any special extras for you, we would be happy to do this.

We also have a well stocked bar providing a range of drinks for guests to sample and WiFi access is available throughout our property. The Old Borough Arms overlooks the bustling Strand Quay and from our verandah many interesting shops can be seen including stylish antique centres and old curiosity shops. The town centre with many more interesting and individual shops, pubs and restaurants is only a few minutes walk away.

Beneath the Old Borough Arms in Rye, you will find Mermaid Corner Tearooms which was featured in Sussex Life (April 2008) where our friendly staff will be happy to serve you with a traditional cream tea, a light lunch, or a delicious cake from our great selection of indulgent locally baked cakes. We are also the only stockist in all of Rye of Taywells Farmhouse Ice Cream which is the most incredibly delicious ice cream (made in Kent) as the gold awards at the great taste awards testify, and we surely serve the finest fairtrade coffee in town! Guests of the Old Borough Arms receive a 10% discount on any purchase made at the Mermaid Corner Tearooms.

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