The Mermaid Inn the Jewel in Rye's Crown and is 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 Inn is a only 2-minute walk from Rye Heritage Centre and a 3-minute walk from Rye Castle Museum. Free Wi-Fi and parking are available to all guests.
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. All rooms feature tea/coffee facilities hairdryer telephone and Wi-Fi.
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. 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. 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.
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Rye Art Gallery - 0.2 miles (Museum)
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Winchelsea Court Hall Museum - 2 miles (Museum)
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Smallhythe Place - 6.4 miles (Historic Building)
Northiam, St Mary - 6.4 miles (Historic Church)
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