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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(…)

Private Parties The Old Borough Arms

Private Parties The Old Borough Arms

The Old Borough Arms is a four star Guest House in the heart of the historic town of Rye.Dinner at the Old Borough Arms epitomises honest, unassuming food cooked exceptionally well. All dishes are home-made and sourced from quality seasonal ingredients, much of which is local produce, prepared with great care, flare and passion.If you would(…)

Self Catering in Rye

Self Catering in Rye

A beautifully decorated 3 bedroom apartment in Rye. Pictures to follow –  Any enquiries please call 01797 222128. 2 night weekend rate 350for a7 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 been beautifully and tastefully refurbished.(…)

What’s on

Exciting events happening in & around Rye

Christmas In Rye

Christmas In Rye

Christmas in Rye Are you looking to spend Christmas in Rye? The Old Borough Arms guest house in Rye is a small, friendly private alternative to expensive hotels in Rye.This year we will be continuing to provide a bed only on Christmas day, perfect for those looking to visit family and friends or simply seeking a base(…)

Wild Boar Week

Wild Boar Week

A CELEBRATION OF GAME IN RYEWild Boar Week in Rye, East Sussex offers the perfect opportunity to indulge in culinary delights from the countryside … and more than boar! Here at The Old Borough Arms and Mermaid St. Cafe we will be serving up a delicious treat of:Quail’s Egg, Wild Boar & Thyme Scotch Egg, Accompanied with(…)

Visiting Rye

About Rye and the surrounding area.

Camber Sands near Rye

Camber Sands near Rye

The picture above was taken in the summer of 2014 on Camber Sands - just 3 miles away from The Old Borough Arms Guest house in Rye. 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(…)

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(…)

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