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The Strand, Rye, TN31 7DB – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.2/10! (score from 112 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at The Ship Inn.
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Food & Drink
Bar, Restaurant (à la carte)
Free! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Newspapers, Non-smoking rooms, Non-smoking throughout
15:00 - 23:00 hours
08:30 - 11:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 5 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All older children or adults are charged GBP 20 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/children's cots permitted in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Cards accepted at this property
The Ship Inn accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorise your card prior to arrival.
Based on 112 reviews
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Designed as a traditional barn, The Lodge at Winchelsea is located between Rye and Hastings, 1.5 miles from Winchelsea Beach. It offers a bistro-style restaurant and modern bedrooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 286 reviews Very good
With Norman cellars dating back to the 12th century and secret passageways in some of its rooms, this inn offers historic accommodation in Rye.
Score from 378 reviews Very good
Rye Lodge is in the centre of the historical town of Rye, high on the East Cliff with views across the river. It has free Wi-Fi, free parking, a champagne bar and a swimming pool, hot tub and sauna.
Score from 156 reviews Very good
Offering characterful accommodation centred around 2 East Sussex oast houses, Playden Oasts Hotel is just 1 mile from the centre of Rye.
Score from 121 reviews Good
customer service of the Staff and food served was just fantastic.
How spacious the room was
the sound of crashing bottles being emptied from the next door premises
We were very happy with our experience the room was clean, friendly staff and yummy breakfast (and I'm a bit difficult but it was not a problem :) )
We would defiantly stay again but we would ask for a different room only because we had the kitchen extractor fan outside out window which was very loud. (Room 6)
Comfortable, cheerful rooms, good attention to detail, rooms clean and well made up each day. Attentive staff. Great breakfast menu included for the price of the room. Excellent place if you are looking for casual lodgings in rye.
Excellent breakfast Friendly staff Bikes to borrow free
Street cleaning machine very noisy early in the morning,obviously not the fault of the pub.
You really feel like you are on a ship. Everything was comfortable the free bike was great because we used it to ride to the beach and the staff and all were helpful with every request. the wooms were small but cozy and the complementary breakfast was phenomenal
the bed creaked, our shower drain was clogged at first but within an hour a plumber came and fixed it.
Central location. Friendly staff excellent breakfast
We got there early but couldn't check In we had our dog with us which is a King Charles which we paid extra for but they did not provide anything extra it's a good job we took our own dishes and it was so hot we couldn't sleep and it smelt of dogs that's why we checked out early because I couldn't eat breakfast there then the staff ran me and was going to charge me for a know show even though we checked in and stayed there. I was a lot of money £105.00 for the night it was not worth anywhere near that amount
Loved the quirkiness of the Ship Inn. Staff very friendly and relaxed and the breakfast was wonderful. Would love to stay longer next time.
Good location, friendly staff, delicious breakfast. Room on the small side & bathroom sink too small. Not as good value as other Rye hotels for the same price.
Very nice room even if it was a bit on the small side
The bed squeaked every time we moved so didn't have the best nights sleep!!
Lovely friendly helpful staff, shabby chic decor, good food and beers, location, nice room, good bed
noisy council bottle collections at 6am next door
Very friendly welcome. Smart decor in our room. Quite quirky in a nice way! Will definately visit again.
Quirky style and individual rooms. Fantastic breakfast choice and great location.We would stay again and recommend to others.
Noise from bin men first morning and the problem parking but the Ship Inn are not to blame for these things.
It was great to be able to borrow bikes for the day. The rooms were very clean and small details in the room seem to be very well thought out.
Unfortunately the room was a little noisy due to some sort of extractor fan downstairs. The room was also very warm so the windows had to stay open during our stay.
Fantastic building, outstanding rooms with just a hint of quirkiness that prevents it being 'ye-olde' theme park. The staff are delightful, the food is gorgeous I would tell anyone this is the place to stay if you are in the area.
I wasn't there long enough!
Excellent breakfast, great homemade muesli.
Room was hot, even with the fan on.
Loved the design concept, original and stylish. Loved the relaxed atmosphere which did not compromise efficiency. Loved the food.
Location Unique feel to each room Nice, filling breakfast
Potential for noise early in the morning when bottle bins being emptied
This was the third time we have stayed At the Ship Inn and each time it gets better!! Lovely room, very welcoming to dogs, delicious food, great atmosphere.
Great cocktails, and great breakfast. The bathroom fixtures did remind me of a ship, too :-)
Hot and stuffy at night as you can't open the windows because of the doves, maybe they should install A/C.
Decor, all the little touches, fab breakfast, convenient location, friendly staff
The noise from outside, especially the early morning dustbin men.
Food, beer, staff, bikes, breakfast
The sea gulls squabbling outside all night. And maybe curtains on the windows wouldn't hurt, as by 5am it was bright in the room.
food was quite good
dirty common parts, noisy
We loved our stay. The place is wonderfully decorated and is really welcoming and comfortable. Didn't feel like we were staying in a pub at all. Food was amazing!! Will definitely be coming back! Quirky surroundings but fun and relaxing
Staff weren't very talkative and didn't quite fit with the accommodation. They weren't rude or anything just didn't quite feel welcoming
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