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River Haven Hotel

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Quayside Winchelsea , Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7EL, United Kingdom


4.2/5 from 551 Reviews

93% Would Recommend


  • Wi-fi
  • Parking
  • Bar
  • Highchairs
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River Haven Hotel

(551 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.1
  • Value 4.1
  • Friendliness 4.6
  • Cleanliness 4.3
  • Facilities 3.9
  • Service 4.5
  • Location 4.5

Review Overall Rating

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River Haven Hotel Information


A Warm welcome awaits you at the River Haven Hotel & Restaurant. This family run comfortable Hotel of 22 en-suite rooms in the Ancient town of Rye is situated on the Strand Quay over looking the River Tillingham. Our conservatory restaurant provides breakfast in a large socially distanced room overlooking the river. We offer evening meals from Wednesday to Saturday 6pm until 8.30pm. Lunch is served Friday and Saturday from midday until 3pm and traditional lunch on Sunday from midday until 4pm. All Superior rooms have a river view and we offer standard and superior rooms either double, twin or family. We also have double bedded garden rooms with private patio with disabled access. All of our rooms have hospitality trays, Flat Screen TV's with Freeview, hairdryers, telephone and all have internet access. The centre of the mediaeval town is four minutes walk away with a variety of shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants together with such features as the Landgate Tower built in 1325 as a defence against the French. The citadel features the Ypres Tower, a Norman fortification, St Marys, a beautiful Norman church at the top of the town, the Mermaid Inn, whose cellars date from the 1100s and many buildings dating from the 13th to the 17th century.

Cleaning and safety

  • Disinfected between stays
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing
  • Staff protective clothing
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • High-touch surfaces disinfected
  • Linens washed to local guidelines
  • Linens washed above 60°C/140°F
  • Mattress and pillow protectors
  • Washable duvet covers
  • Staggered check-in
  • No shared stationery
  • Temperature checks (staff)
  • Sanitised tableware


  • Baggage store
  • Bar
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • WiFi internet
  • Newspaper service
  • Terrace
  • Breakfast lounge
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Housekeeping - daily
  • Well lit path(s) to entrance
  • Wide entrance to property


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Photocopying
  • Printing


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options

Activities and Experiences

  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Walking


  • Check in
    16:00 (Reception open 24 hours)
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
    Late check-out available on request
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    No pets
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We have a ramp from the carpark up to the front door of hotel, the reception can be accessed via a hatch. Ground Floor Rooms 1 & 2 Double Occupancy have some disabled facilities and also a patio area that is accessible to wheelchairs

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