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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B&B is top of its class. The outside does not prepare you for what's through the front door. Phil & Michelle were very friendly, the furnishings were excellent quality and the medieval theme running through each room is a joy. We were in the Perdigon room, and loved the tapestry fabrics. The en-suite was very clean, wonderfully soft, fluffy... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very different style hotel to what we are used to but none the less really lovely. It is like walking into medieval times with all the furniture , ornaments and music playing gently in the background. Both Phill and Michelle made us feel entirely welcome and we felt at ease straight away. They showed us our room,... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

To start, this is a high end b&b. Very clean, comfortable and with friendly hosts who aren't at all intrusive but leave their sitting room door open so they can attend to any needs you might have. The attention to detail is superb, even down to the personalised bill presented when you leave. Add to this a breakfast that is... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stayed at the Minstrel's Rest for a couple of nights. The medieval theme is unusual but well executed. Our twin room on the first floor was quite small and had no ensuite. Instead it has access to a private bathroom which more than makes up for this. Plenty of towels and toiletries are provided and the room has a... More 

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

After much searching came across Minstrel's Rest. What a great place to stay. Travelling with friends who stayed here also. Comfortable rooms with great amenities, so thoughtful about what little extras you may need or things you may have forgotten to pack. Superb breakfast served exactly as you want with so much choice. Quiet surroundings, taxi ride to the centre... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Stayed there for the week-end. 10 minutes drive to the beach, which was very good as we were away from the noisy seagulls. Michelle and Phil are great and you can see their touch all over the place. Comfortable bed, divine towels, toiletries and bathrobes are a nice surprise. Medieval atmosphere everywhere. Well done to the hosts who put a... More 

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Thank Petronela H
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

My partner and I had a superb time at this quirky Medieval themed guesthouse. Phill and Michelle were both extremely welcoming and helpful. Located on a quiet suburban road in the hills behind Hastings, the guesthouse was a hidden gem. The room and, more broadly, the whole house is superbly decorated, really living up to it's theme. There are many... More 

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Gosport, Hampshire, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Unaware when booking that this is a medieval themed guesthouse and so it turned out to be a great pleasant surprise. It was extremely well decorated, extremely clean, comfortable bed and a great breakfast. Easy to find car parking space.

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We visited minstrels rest 10 June with another couple, Michelle and Phil are great hosts and make you feel welcomed breakfasts where lovely with plenty of choice we had four poster room bed so comfy , parking was a bit tight but not a problem also a fair old walk into hastings beach front but taxis very reasonable price we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

My first ever stay in a B&B. Phill and Michelle are great hosts who take the time to speak to you and find out how best to help you. Michelle's directions ensured I was able to get around easily when I usually get lost between the front door and the footpath. Make sure you use the map she gives you.... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A medieval style family run guest house conveniently situated within a five minute drive of Hastings town centre and seafront. This Hotel in Hastings is the perfect place to relax and unwind in a quiet location just outside Hastings. All rooms have TV with Freeview, bathrobes, tea/coffee making facilities, mini-fridge and there is unrestricted parking in our quiet road. We provide a varied breakfast menu and offer a friendly personal service. Minstrel's Rest is a non-smoking establishment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Minstrel's Rest

Address: 21 Greville Road | Ore, Hastings TN35 5AL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Hastings
Price Range: $118 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Minstrel's Rest 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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