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This mid-18th century former inn offers unique rooms, free Wi-Fi, and excellent views of Rye. Built around 1750 for local sailors and ship builders, The Hope Anchor is thought to have once sheltered the Tenterden Gang, who used its old secret passages for smuggling. Relax beside the log fire in traditional snug bar, and enjoy the individually styled bedrooms, some of which have a four poster bed. In the morning enjoy a delicious traditional full English breakfast or if you prefer a lighter continental breakfast of cold meats and cheeses, yogurt and fresh fruit salad or maybe even have both!! all served in our breakfast room. (Please note we do not serve lunches or evening meals) Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip. We speak your language! The Hope Anchor has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 18 May 2010

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 double bed
1 single bed
and
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.5
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
9.0
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
8.9
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
8.9
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  • Pauline
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    We stayed midweek, from Tuesday to Friday, in the "Hope and Anchor." in Rye. The hotel staff were exceptionally polite, helpful and friendly during our stay and gave us a great welcome. . The hotel had traditional styled bedrooms.Our room was...
  • Dave
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Location was excellent. As were the staff & great breakfast
  • Alan
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Liked the bath with a great view over the marsh towards the sea.

Hotel surroundings

Facilities of The Hope Anchor
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Hope Anchor takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00 to 22:00

Check-out

From 07:00 to 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
£10 per stay

Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform The Hope Anchor in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

FAQs about The Hope Anchor

  • The prices at The Hope Anchor may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at The Hope Anchor include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Suite

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

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Happy hour
    • Horse riding
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Beach
    • Walking tours

  • Guests staying at The Hope Anchor can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • The Hope Anchor is 150 yards from the centre of Rye. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Hope Anchor is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.