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1 Lewes Road, Forest Row RH18 5ER
At a Glance: Historic, Boutique, Pet Friendly

The Swan, located in the heart of Forest Row, is a bustling hub of the community. It boasts a spacious dining area and garden, making it an ideal venue for a classic country pub experience.

The Swan also features six charming boutique rooms, providing the perfect base for exploring the countryside of the South East, including the nearby Ashdown Forest.

From £89/room per night
The Strand, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7DB
At a Glance: Historic, Boutique, Pet Friendly

Located in the heart of the historic East Sussex town of Rye, The Ship dates back to 1592. Originally built as a warehouse to store contraband seized from smugglers, it has certainly had a colourful past, which only adds to the pub’s charm. Today you’ll find a quintessentially English country inn bursting with character. Stay the night in one of our 10 boutique bedrooms and suites. The perfect home-from-home for the night.

From £89.00/room per night
Fletching TN22 3SS
At a Glance: Historic, Boutique, Pet Friendly

This historic village inn boasts superb views from its gardens. The menu changes daily and wherever possible the food is locally sourced. Most of our 13 bedrooms have four poster beds and exquisitely appointed bathrooms. DJ.

Call 01825 722890 for the latest prices
High Street, Buxted TN22 4LA
At a Glance: Historic

Welcome to the Buxted Inn in the heart of East Sussex. Offering contemporary accommodation in eight comfortable en-suite rooms, a varied menu of locally sourced food in the restaurant and a bar serving a wide selection of beers, real ales and fine wines, the Buxted Inn is perfectly situated for business or leisure visitors. We are within a minute's walk of the railway station from which London can be reached in an hour

From £70/room per night
Wych Cross, Forest Row RH18 5JL
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

This charming 17th century country house hotel is set in the beautiful rural location of Forest Row on the A22. Full of olde world charm with its oak beams and real fires, in the bar you can dine on traditional homemade bar food and a wide range of beers. On Sundays there is a delicious carvery. The restaurant offers a varied and interesting menu, as well as an extensive wine list. There are 30 well equipped bedrooms and the hotel is convenient for Gatwick Airport.

From £63/room per night
Chapel Lane, East Chiltington, Lewes BN7 3BA
At a Glance: AA Rosette, Pet Friendly

Nestled in the South Downs National Park, The Jolly Sportsman offers some of the best local food and wine in East Sussex - even boasting an AA Rosette, alongside beautiful boutique en-suite bedrooms. Four-legged friends are also welcome!

From £107/room per night
Marine Drive, Rottingdean, BN2 7HR
At a Glance: By The Sea

Perched on the cliffs with spectacular views over the sea, The White Horse Hotel is located on the edge of the South Downs, just a short drive from Brighton. Alongside the recently refurbished ensuite bedrooms, The White Horse boasts an a bar & restaurant area with magnificent sea views and an extensive menu.

From £85/room per night
2-6 Ship Street, Brighton & Hove, BN1 1AD
At a Glance: Historic, Boutique, Pet Friendly, By The Sea

Located just 100 yards from Brighton’s beach and promenade, in the iconic cobbled alleyways of The Lanes is the Hotel du Vin Brighton. With individually styled boutique bedrooms (some with sea views) alongside a sleek modern European bistro and a stylish bar with a wooden beamed ceiling, this is the perfect base whilst exploring all that Brighton has to offer.

From £94/room per night
Watch Bell Street, Rye, TN31 7HA
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

An 18th century former coaching inn, The Hope Anchor offers unique bedrooms, good food and stunning views. This inn has a rich history, it is thought to have once sheltered the Tenterden Gang, who used its old secret passages for smuggling.

From £87/room per night
Pett Road, Hastings TN35 4HB
At a Glance: Historic

This beautiful 16th Century inn oozes charm and character with its cosy bars with wooden floors, open fires and low beamed ceilings. An extensive menu is served twice daily and all day on Sunday. As well as a large garden, the inn has three recently refurbished double en-suite bedrooms, and free wi-fi internet access is available. A perfect base from which to explore Hastings and the East Sussex coast.

From £70/room per night
Mermaid Street, Rye TN31 7EY
At a Glance: Historic, Boutique, 2 AA Rosettes for Food

One of England's oldest and loveliest inns, rebuilt in 1420, the Mermaid simply oozes tradition and charm. This famous inn boasts a wide range of accommodation including rooms with four-poster beds and fascinating secret passages! The AA Rosette restaurant serves fine British and French cuisine using only the freshest of local ingredients. For many years The Mermaid has been frequented by artists from the stage and screen: Charlie Chaplin, Pierce Brosnan, Andy Garcia and Johnny Depp to name a few.

From £150/room per night
The Strand, Rye TN31 7DB
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

This lovely 16th century inn sits at the foot of the famous Mermaid Street in the heart of Rye. Boasting ancient beams and original wooden floors, the Ship serves real ales and cider from the barrel to accompany the traditional homemade food with specials that change daily, from fish and chips to lobster, and from toad in the hole to haunch of venison.

From £90/room per night
High Street, Ticehurst TN5 7AS
At a Glance: Historic, Boutique, Pet Friendly

The Bell in the pretty village of Ticehurst is just 15 minutes drive from Batemans, the home of Rudyard Kipling. This unique, quirky and quaint hotel even boasts a silver birch tree in every room! The restaurant serves English cuisine accompanied by an extensive choice of wines and real ales.

From £79/room per night

Need to widen your search to nearby counties?

East Sussex is bordered by Kent, Surrey and West Sussex. If you want to widen your search, why not browse through our selection of hotels and inns in Kent, Surrey and hotels in West Sussex.