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Rye Lodge Hotel

Rye Lodge Hotel

Hilders Cliff, Rye
3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (16 reviews)
Delivers what you would expectGreat location, has al you could expect. The nice pool is a bonus. Staff were great, clean and tidy all round.
  11 May 2017

£105

£105
Artist Residence

Artist Residence

33 Regency Square, Brighton
2.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (15 reviews)
Great hotel in a great location. lovely staff too.highly recommend this little gem of a hotel. The cocktail shack is a bonus and the staff are etremely friendly and happy to recommend things to do in Brighton.
  12 Jul 2016
Legends Hotel Brighton

Legends Hotel Brighton

31-34 Marine Parade, Brighton
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (57 reviews)
Thoroughly recommendedOne night stay to visit the Brighton Pavilion and take in the sights. The helpfulness and friendliness on arrival of Dan and his team was lovely. Very reasonable rate for double with sea view. Breakfast included.
  5 Jun 2017

£86

£86
Boydens

Boydens

27 St James's Avenue, Brighton
2.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)
Walking distance to beach, Royal Pavilion, pierHelen, our host, was delightful, and even made us breakfast early on our last day. She was extremely helpful! The king room was SMALL, but the location made up for that!
  23 May 2016

£98

£98
Eastbourne Reymar - B&B

Eastbourne Reymar - B&B

2-4 Cambridge Road, Eastbourne
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (24 reviews)
great breakfast. owner confusing about where his parking is and gave wrong directions for restaurants. No other problems.
  11 Oct 2016
The Shelleys Hotel & Restaurant

The Shelleys Hotel & Restaurant

136 High St, Lewes
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (14 reviews)
Atmospheric but hitchesThe hotel and gardens are lovely, very atmospheric, but two glitches spoilt our stay. The food was extremely expensive (more than you had told us) so we ate out. The worst thing was that I had unwittingly booked a double room. On your site it was advertised as 'superior twin or double'. So the beginning ...
  25 Apr 2017

£112

£112
Queens Hotel

Queens Hotel

1-3 Kings Road, Brighton
3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (150 reviews)
Good location,Very good upgrade to sea view, some traffic noise but very comfortable room
  17 May 2017

£85

£85
Cavendish Hotel

Cavendish Hotel

38 Grand Parade, Eastbourne
3.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (261 reviews)
Right on the seafront, conveniently located.Good breakfast, nice room, pleasant staff. The bar lacks any sort of atmosphere. Nice library, for a quiet drink, if you want to hide away.
  26 May 2017

£42

£42
The Old Borough Arms

The Old Borough Arms

The Strand, Rye
4.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (59 reviews)
Great hotel in the centre of townA very nice hotel with a genuine welcome from the management. The room was very comfortable and well equipped with tea and coffee making and an ironing board. Breakfast is cooked to order and of plentiful supply, The tea shop which is part of the hotel serves food and drink during the day. Overall ...
  2 May 2017

£90

£90
New Cosmopolitan Hotel

New Cosmopolitan Hotel

29-31 New Steine, Marine Parade, Brighton
2.0 out of 5.0
2.6 out of 5 (200 reviews)
nice hotel close to pier beach pubs the i360loved my stay friendly staff hotel close to a lot of things to do ..the only problem is parking a bit dear around area to park...but overhall was a lovely time there
  9 May 2017

£57

£57
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Pocket Guide: Historic Hotel Hotels in East Sussex

As the location of the infamous Battle of Hastings in 1066, East Sussex is naturally home to many historic sites and buildings. Historic hotels in the area are either within historic buildings themselves or close to historic places of interest, where you can enjoy fascinating days out learning about this ancient part of Great Britain and its importance within the country's history and development.

Where to Find East Sussex Historic Hotels

The majority of historic hotels are located along the East Sussex coast as the region is steeped in historical significance. The medieval town of Rye with its Heritage Centre and Camber Castle is one of the most ancient settlements in Britain and is now just as famous for its antique shops - perfect for history buffs.

Hotels within the historic seaside towns of Brighton and Eastbourne hark back to the glory days of the British seaside in the late 1700s and 1800s with accommodation in sensational mansion buildings and stylish townhouses - perfect for a luxury seaside break. Guests can stroll along the promenades and view the iconic Victorian piers in both towns for a historic view of British holidays.<p/>

Historic Attractions in East Sussex

East Sussex is replete with historic attractions, ideal for days out before returning to your historic hotel for some rest and relaxation. The county has more than its fair share of castles, with Camber Castle as well as Bodiam Castle, Pevensey Castle, Herstmonceux Castle and several others.

In addition to these there are many stately homes and historic houses with beautiful grounds such as Firle Place, Glynde Place, and the stunning 15th century manor house, Great Dixter House & Gardens. Some houses even offer guided tours so you can learn even more tales of their thrilling histories and which notable people have stayed over the centuries - and which ones are haunted by restless spirits from the past!

Holidaymakers with a love of history should definitely consider a historic hotel in East Sussex. Whether it's the medieval and Tudor times and ancient battlefields that fascinate, or the 18th and 19th century coastal booms that brought their stunningly beautiful architecture, there's a historic area of the county for everyone.