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The Blacksmiths Arms

3 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationEnchanted Place - Winnie the Pooh19 min drive
    Popular LocationAshdown Forest21 min drive
    Popular LocationSeven Sisters Country Park30 min drive
    AirportLondon (LGW-Gatwick)47 min drive

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Double Room, Ensuite

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Double or Twin Room, Ensuite

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area


The Blacksmiths Arms is located in Lewes. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Ashdown Forest and Seven Sisters Country Park, while Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum and Tinkers Park are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Arlington Stadium or American Express Community Stadium.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Blackberry Farm Park - 3 min drive
  • Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum - 7 min drive
  • Enchanted Place - Winnie the Pooh - 19 min drive
  • Ashdown Forest - 21 min drive
  • Seven Sisters Country Park - 30 min drive

Getting around

  • Uckfield Isfield Station - 7 min drive
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) - 47 min drive


  • Rajdutt Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • The Brickmakers Arms - 4 min drive
  • The Highlands Inn - 5 min drive
  • The Green Man - 5 min drive
  • The Station Inn - 6 min drive

About this property

The Blacksmiths Arms

Property in Lewes with free parking
A restaurant, a meeting room and multilingual staff are available at this smoke-free property. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden. This property has 6 rooms.
The Blacksmiths Arms offers 6 forms of accommodation.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

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
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 50 out of 233 reviews
5 - Excellent 21%
Rating 4 - Good. 93 out of 233 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 53 out of 233 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 26 out of 233 reviews
2 - Poor 11%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 233 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Business traveller, Travelled with pets
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Evening meals were excellent and very reasonable price. Duvet possibly the best I've ever slept under. Was not impressed by being told that breakfast was extra when it was advertised as included, or by the fact that the room was very cold for most of the day when I had hoped to get a lot of work done during my stay.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pretty little bolt hole with fab chef!!
Needed an overnighter as booked on Bluebell Railway. Pleasantly surprised. Lovely pub, very warm welcome. Rooms very clean and bed soooo comfy. Pretty rooms. Undergoing a refurb I would say. Breakfast at £5 pp for a cooked option was more than worth the money. Hubby had full English while I had smoked salmon, poached eggs and muffins with hollandaise. Seriously good!! Definitely worth a second visit!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Ok for a night
It was ok for one night. Heating in the room did not work but after asking they put an electric heater in. Advert said free cooked to order breakfast but when we got there we were told it was a continental breakfast and was £5 per person extra for the cooked breakfast. We said we 'd pay it but were not charged after we pointed out the advertisement. I thought the way they left us to departed was a bit chabby, owners nowhere to be seen and the cleaning lady that let us out was incredibly unprofessional. A lot of potential but sadly needs work.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Absolutely amazing. Lovely rooms and cosy restaurant. The new chef Ross should be very proud. He is an amazing chef and the food was unbelievable. We ate like kings for the whole weekend! The bar manager Rye is a wonderful asset to front of house. Well mannered and Polite and helpful in every way.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020