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Welcome to the Old Borough Arms 
& The Mermaid Street Café

Come and stay at our recently refurbished Guest House in Rye, offering superb bed and breakfast with 9 beautiful en-suite rooms.
Nestling below the Old Borough Arms you will find The Mermaid Street Café where you can buy great coffee & Ice cream or have a relaxing  breakfast, Lunch or afternoon tea, all freshly prepared in our own kitchen.

Our preferred method of booking is by email or phone.

01797 222128

Alternatively you can use the booking portal where you can browse a calendar and pick your preferred dates.

 

News and events

The Mermaid Street Cafe

The Mermaid Street Cafe

Mermaid Street Cafe has recently undergone a huge refurbishment, and is looking amazing – we are situated in the heart of Rye, at the foot of the famous Mermaid Street ‘underneath’ the Old Borough Arms Guest House.Here is a bit about us -Home cooked food cooked to order, using locally sourced ingredients where possible, playing some great(…)

Old Borough Arms Guest House

Old Borough Arms Guest House

The Old Borough Arms is a four star Guest House in the heart of the historic town of Rye.Welcome to The Old Borough Arms Guest House, a homely, stylish and contemporary 4 star Bed and Breakfast, located in the Historic town of Rye just off the town’s Strand Quay and at the foot of the famous Mermaid Street. (…)

Our 3 bedroom cottage & 3 bedroom suite in central Rye

Our 3 bedroom cottage & 3 bedroom suite in central Rye

New for 20143 Bedroom Suite at the top of the Old Borough Arms, newly refurbished and perfect for families,availability  for August. 2 night weekend rate 3507 night stay 850For more information please call 01797 222128 3 Bedroom CottageWellingtons, in Rye is a lovely holiday cottage with 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6.Wellingtons is a period property that has(…)

What’s on

Exciting events happening in & around Rye

Rye Bonfire Night

Rye Bonfire Night

Rye Bonfire History Rye has a long history in the Guy Fawkes celebrations, but the tradition behind it goes back further than the time of Guy Fawkes’ attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605.The most likely start of the custom occurred during the late 14th century when Rye, almost surrounded by water, was(…)

Rye Arts Festival

Rye Arts Festival

The Rye Arts Festival takes place over a two week period every September in and around the picturesque, historic town of Rye in East Sussex. The town attracts a stimulating array of authors, performers and artists both high profile, and coming, national and international.The dates for our 43rd Annual Festival are 13th – 28th September 2014Rye(…)

Visiting Rye

About Rye and the surrounding area.

Boat Trips to Bodiam Castle

Boat Trips to Bodiam Castle

From historic Rye to Bodiam Castle, the River Rother is one of the finest rural rivers in England, and has been navigated for centuries.Boat trips run from Newenden to the castle.The river flows peacefully through the High Weald to Bodiam Castle, a magnificent 14th century castle ruin.

Historic Streets of Rye

Historic Streets of Rye

With enchanting cobbled streets, medieval 900 year old Church and beautifully preserved historic houses from medieval, Tudor and Georgian times, Rye is almost suspended in time and has a uniquely unhurried atmosphere.Compact enough to discover the key places of interest over a few days but with plenty of secret treasures to entice you to stay much longer(…)

Beaches and Lakes

Beaches and Lakes

Why not make the Old Borough Arms your base whilst learning how to kite or windsurf on one of many courses provided by Rye Watersports.Rye Watersports is a long established teaching centre by Camber Sands in East Sussex giving lessons in Kitesurfing, Windsurfing, Dinghy Sailing and Stand Up Paddleboarding.Enjoy the thrill of a windsurfing or(…)

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