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5.0/5 Exceptional
23 reviews
Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Bar


Explore the area

Popular LocationFishbourne Roman Palace10 min walk
Popular LocationChichester Cathedral3 min drive
RestaurantHarris + Hoole4 min walk
RestaurantWoolpack Inn7 min walk
AirportSouthampton (SOU)33 min drive

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  • Double Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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About this area


Located in Chichester, The Old Rectory is near a train station. Looking to enjoy an event or a match? See what's going on at Goodwood Motor Circuit or Goodwood Racecourse.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Fishbourne Roman Palace - 10 min walk
  • Chichester Cathedral - 3 min drive
  • Chichester Market Cross - 3 min drive
  • Chichester Festival Theatre - 5 min drive
  • Thorney Island - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Chichester Fishbourne Station - 15 min walk
  • Southampton (SOU) - 33 min drive


  • Harris + Hoole - 4 min walk
  • Woolpack Inn - 7 min walk
  • The Bulls Head - 9 min walk
  • The Crate & Apple - 17 min walk
  • The Old Cottage - 17 min walk

About this property

The Old Rectory

4-star bed & breakfast near Fishbourne Roman Palace
A warm welcome awaits you at The Old Rectory, originally built as a Medieval hall-house over 600 years ago. The Raleigh Room is spacious, warm and comfortable with a king- size bed and high quality bedding. There is a private, separate bathroom with bath and shower facilities. A cooked breakfast is included with homemade bread, preserves and locally sourced produce. We offer vegetarian/vegan choices. We are North of the A27, close to the city, pretty villages and harbours, good beaches, the South Downs National Park and Goodwood. Plenty of off-road parking.
The Old Rectory offers 2 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and complimentary slippers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Chichester bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Rooms have detached private bathrooms. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a deep soaking bath, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Free cooked-to-order breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM
1 bar


No lifts

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Luggage storage

Languages spoken





Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities




Bathroom (detached)
Bathtub or shower
Deep-soaking bathtub
Free toiletries

Food and drink

Electric kettle
Free bottled water
Free tea bags/instant coffee


Individually decorated
Individually furnished



Check-in between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property does not allow children

Payment types at the property


Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties

Property is also known as

The Old Rectory Chichester
The Old Rectory Bed & breakfast
The Old Rectory Bed & breakfast Chichester

Frequently asked questions

Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this bed & breakfast?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this bed & breakfast?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this bed & breakfast?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is this bed & breakfast located?
Situated in Chichester, this bed & breakfast is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Fishbourne Roman Palace, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Chichester Festival Theatre and Chichester Harbour. Goodwood Motor Circuit and Goodwood House are also within 6 mi (10 km). Chichester Fishbourne Station is 15 minutes by foot and Chichester Station is 22 minutes.

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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Wonderful old property full of character. Lovely owners. Spotlessly clean. Best breakfast I have eaten in years!

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Lovely ancient house with bags of character. Friendly helpful couple who run it. The most superb, generous breakfast with homemade bread and preserves, local quality ingredients.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

11th Century house immaculately preserved and maintained. Very comfortable. Top breakfast.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019