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The Star at Alfriston

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I love historic buildings and country inns and have stayed at a number of places of a similar age to the Star so this was an easy choice. We were early to arrive and although we could not check in, they were...More

2  Thank y0ungexpl0rers
Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 1 week ago

Dear y0ungexpl0rers, Thank you for your detailed and useful review. Firstly, please let me apologise for the heating issues which you encountered. Being cold is not a great feeling, especially with recent temperatures being so incredibly low! I am gratified that our staff sorted this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came over on a mini bus from Eastbourne for our Christmas dinner and the team were worried about if it would be the right venue - well didn't we get it right big time - the food was superb - we agreed it was...More

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Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MikeOgilvie, Creating a warm welcoming atmosphere, with excellent food and friendly personalised service has always been our mission, and it is always lovely to receive feedback from satisfied and happy guests. Our country inn is loved by locals and visitors alike, and we are...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

A very traditional pub with a great log fire, local beers ( Long Man) and good pub food. Welcoming staff, so I felt very comfortable, enjoying my pint. I always tend to end up here when I'm in Alfriston.More

Thank dvdgurr04
Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 27 December 2017

Dear dvdguru04, Thank you for your kind review of your recent visit to us! We are pleased that you enjoyed the traditional feel of our old wayfarers pub - and a pint of something local by our roaring fires is surely what we all wish...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is another aspect of the Star Inn, which seems to be marketing itself more as a small country hotel these days. It is a pleasure to go into the bar on a cold winter's day, sit at a table near the open fire and...More

Thank Ian2109
Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 22 December 2017

Dear Ian2109, Thank you so much for the lovely review, and yes you are right in all of your observations - a quality, small, unpretentious bar renowned for good things done well and delivered with warmth and friendliness! In a world of pretension and hype,...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017

Visited the Village this afternoon . Hadn’t booked a table but called in on the off chance . Made most welcome . Delicious Roast Lamb . Properly cooked Roast Potatoes and parsnips . All nice and crispy . Excellent service and ambience.A really nice way...More

Thank Ann F
Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 18 December 2017

Dear Ann F, What a lovely read on a Monday morning! Thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to send in a review of our much loved inn, and we are delighted that you had a lovely Sunday lunch with us. We...More

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Debra W
24 May 2017|
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Response from StarAfriston | Property representative |
Please email If this is to do with our June Madness offer please quote this when emailing - it gives you the best room price!
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yasminnahmad
20 September 2016|
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Response from poosey235 | Reviewed this property |
01323 870495 is the number and yes, there is a car park behind the hotel.
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Holborn
6 April 2015|
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Response from No_No_No_Yes | Reviewed this property |
There is no doubt that the many complaints reflect a problem. If I were you, and given you have committed to stay there, I would give them a call in advance and explain your concerns, not rely on the owner reading this. Tell... More
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"Do not go for a feature room if you are a light sleeper"
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"We choose the older style rooms for the character"
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"The rooms at the front part of the Inn are the most charming and romantic."
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