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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived and was warmly welcomed. Nice cosy corner in a very warm and comfortable restaurant . Food amazing . ploughmans the best we have had enough for 2 . great portion of scampi and chips and ham egg and chips really tasty. Washed down with a bottle of red and 2 pints of the pubs stout. Will be back again.

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Sharon T, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review we have worked really hard to make the Abbey Hotel into the type of venue we feel it should be and its great to get positive feedback. Thanks again and we look forward to serving you in the future Regards Sharon More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dog friendly! Way more than that; they LOVE dogs so much. Water, petting and lovely cuts of ham! Dogs are so welcome here. We had fireside seats for a few pints during our walk. Service staff so friendly and happy. Recommend to everyone. Food looked delicious.

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Sharon T, Hotel Dog at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dog Language: Bark Bark woff woff bark bark tail wag! English language: Hi my name is Colin and my walkers own the hotel, you and your walkers are welcome here anytime whether dining in our restaurant, staying in our hotel rooms or after a long walk! Just make sure they get you water and ask the staff for a yummy... More 

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We might have missed a fantastic lunch had it not been for the dogs welcome sign. Not only was the dog made welcome but the food was terrific too. We had three cheese fondue with sweet glazed ham. It was a fun and tasty meal with really generous portions that persuaded us that a return visit was a must. Thank... More 

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Sharon T, Hotel dog at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Dog Language: Bark Bark woff woff bark bark tail wag! English language: Hi my name is Colin and my walkers own the hotel, you and your walkers are welcome here anytime whether dining in our restaurant, staying in our hotel rooms or after a long walk! Just make sure they get you water and ask the staff for a yummy... More 

Eastbourne
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked two rooms, numbers 1 and 2 both overlooking the abbey. Both very nice; boutique style furnishings and touches which was great. However..,,,noise from an upstairs Staff flat til 4 am made it impossible to sleep for one of us. The response when this was mentioned not great either.

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Sharon T, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spending the time to leave us a review and your feedback is always welcome and wanted. Can I only apologie for the live in staff making a noise they have been spoken to and this will never happen again. Thanks again and I hope we can serve you again in the future. Regards Sharon More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first trip advisor review, but I had to post a comment on the amazing meal my boyfriend and I enjoyed last night. My boyfriend had the mussels, and I had the lamb rump dish and both were absolutely incredible. Brilliant value for money. The decor has been done up so that the old, slightly gothic feel has... More 

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Sharon T, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review it has been a lot of hard work to get The Abbey to the standard of venue that it is today, so it is wonderful when our efforts are appreciated especially from some one in the trade. Thanks again and we look forward to serving you in the future Regards Sharon Owner More 

Hastings, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was spotlessly clean and it was obvious that a lot of effort had been put into the decoration and finishing. We also ate in the restaurant. The staff were friendly and the standard of the food was extremely good. Again the attention to detail in the decor and presentation of the food was excellent. The new owners have... More 

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Sharon T, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to welcome you to our home, The Abbey Hotel, whether you are traveling on business or pleasure we know you have a variety of hotels to choose from and we thank you for choosing our small family business. Its really pleasing that you apprecaite our efforts with decor and the presentation of our food as a... More 

south east
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly meal was great. Dessert even better must try the chocolate in a mason jar, but over friendly bar man with details of how much he drank inappropriate comments.Bar friendly and really nice decor hope they do well but need to take in account of older customers and hope they cater more for the family/older couple. The young girl is... More 

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Sharon T, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spending the time to leave us a review. The customers we want to attract to the Abbey is exactly the type of clientele you mentioned, so all staff members MUST keep that in mind when getting into conversations. "Locker room banter" is fine in the right environment with the right sort of people but in... More 

Calne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It all started well, we had a cosy table of four and the menu choice, service and meal were absolutley fine. It was bonfire night and I understand that the staff were pre-occupied with bar sales but I had to ask three different people for the bill over a 20 minute period. At the second time of asking I was... More 

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Sharon T, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and I am so glad you enjoyed your meal, I can only apologies you did not get your bill quick enough as we would have liked your whole experience to be positive. In our defense it was bonfire night and the reason the service at the end of your meal was not up... More 

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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is under new management. It was very clean, comfortable with a great location in the town of Battle. The owners are very friendly, and gave advice on places to see and eat. Wonderful breakfast was included.

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Sharon T, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for spending the time to leave such a wonderful review we do try very hard to keep our standards to high levels this includes hours and hours of staff training to give you guys great customer service. I will pass your comments onto the house keepers about the cleanliness they will be very happy as they are all... More 

Battle, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went here for a night out Sharon,Gordon,Charlie and Lauren are all fab hosts along with all the staff It was extremely busy do to the 950 year event. I had whitebait my husband had pigs in blanket for mains he had chicken banotine which looked amazing I had rack of ribs in a bourbon sauce they fell off the... More 

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Sharon T, Owner at The Abbey Hotel, responded to this review

"Brilliant" what a lovely title for a review thank you so much. I agree the chefs do a fantastic job with the food and I feel you get a few different dishes on the menu you may not get in other venues. Most of our ingredients is bought locally and cooked fresh for you guys which really helps with the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Abbey Hotel
The Abbey Hotel
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At The Abbey Hotel we aim to capture the essence of a country inn, we are located in the center of the charming market town of Battle in East Sussex. Sitting directly opposite the Abbey which is the impressive gateway of the medieval Battle (the Country's most famous battlefield). Our beautiful newly refurbished hotel is a British home from home, offering a forty cover restaurant, relaxing bar area for drinking and dining with a range of individually designed rooms, there is a space and time here for you to relax and enjoy. In keeping with our contemporary classic interiors, our service is calm but focused, and dedicated to ensuring that you thoroughly enjoy your time as our guest. Seven bedrooms, with many overlooking the Abbey, beautiful, well equipped facilities, big sumptuously comfortable beds with the softest duvets and pillows. A place to relax and enjoy amazing food, great wines & cocktails or a pint of English Beer at its best. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Abbey Hotel

Address: 84 High Street, Battle TN33 0AQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Battle
Price Range: $168 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Abbey Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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“If you're a light sleeper you might a back room, its not overly noisy so don't be put off a front room, the view is great”
 of 5 bubbles 527richardo, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay in the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles R1771MYalisonr, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Front of hotel offers fabulous view of The Abbey.”
 of 5 bubbles kellybellyqueen, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were at the back of the hotel and we slept like the proverbial "log",so nice and quiet,woke up to birds singing.”
 of 5 bubbles barrygillyr, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“simple, don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 897georginah, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
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