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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Opposite Camber’s golden beach, Gallivant Hotel offers elegant rooms with homemade cake and luxury toiletries. Just 5 minutes’ drive from Rye, the hotel features a restaurant, free parking, and free WiFi.

Rooms at Gallivant feature hand-made beds with Egyptian cotton linen, flat-screen TVs, and private bathrooms with luxury toiletries. Each room also boast fluffy bathrobes, free WiFi and DVD players.

The Gallivant restaurant serves a variety of menu options, using seasonal and local produce. A home-made breakfast with bloody mary's is served daily, with continental and vegetarian options also available. There is also a spacious sun terrace with outdoor seating.

On the scenic East Sussex coast, Camber Sands is a 3-minute walk over the sand dunes. Gallivant Hotel is a 20-minute drive from Bodiam Castle. The picturesque Rye Harbor is a 15-minute drive away, and historic Hastings can be reached in a 25-minute drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The Gallivant has been welcoming guests since Nov 12, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose The Gallivant

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beach
  • Camber Sands Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    700 feet from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Camber Sands
    0.9 miles
  • Rye Golf Club
    1 miles
  • Camber Castle
    2.2 miles
  • Great Dixter
    9.7 miles
  • White Rock Theatre
    11 miles
  • Bodiam Castle
    11.7 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Camber Sands
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Camber Sands Beach
    700 feet
Closest Airports
  • London Southend Airport
    43.8 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    44.4 miles
  • Le Touquet Airport
    46.7 miles
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Amenities of The Gallivant
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Beach
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Yoga classes
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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From 4:00 PM


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 16 are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 16 and up are allowed)


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa The Gallivant accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note Christmas rates include full breakfast each morning, welcome drink, canapés, mulled wine, mince pies and supper for residents on 24 December. There is a five-course lunch and evening buffet on Christmas Day as well as a private yoga class and complimentary gift on Boxing Day.

Please note New Year rates includes full breakfast each morning, arrival cocktail, New Year's Eve dinner, as well as a private yoga class and dinner on New Year's Day.

FAQs about The Gallivant

  • The Gallivant offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Pedicure
    • Facial treatments
    • Neck massage
    • Beach
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Horseback riding
    • Full-body massage
    • Manicure
    • Body scrub
    • Beauty services
    • Head massage
    • Back massage
    • Yoga classes
    • Body treatments
    • Foot massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Hand massage

  • Room options at The Gallivant include:

    • Double

  • The prices at The Gallivant may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at The Gallivant can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • The Gallivant is 2.6 miles from the center of Rye.

  • Check-in at The Gallivant is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Gallivant by:

    • Car 1h 30min

  • The nearest beach is 350 feet from The Gallivant.