The Old Rectory

Harold Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN35 5ND

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A mere stone's throw from Hastings Old Town and seafront, the award-winning Old Rectory provides luxurious accommodation within its elegant walls. With individually designed rooms, luxury bedding and extra touches, it uniquely creates a treat to escape to, whilst keeping a relaxed home from home feel.

The Old Rectory can be exclusively reserved for special occasions, with bespoke packages. It also offers Afternoon Tea, Cream Tea, traditional Sunday Lunches and seasonal supper clubs. The Treatment Rooms allow you to indulge in a wide selection of therapies.

Breakfast is served each morning in the beautiful hand painted breakfast room and is cooked to order using local, seasonal ingredients as well as home-cured bacon and sausages, Old Rectory smoked salmon and kippers, granola and marmalade. Guests can also enjoy refreshments in the stunning walled garden or in front of the fire in the guest lounge, which is the place to relax and unwind.

A few minutes’ walk takes you to the pubs, cafes, and restaurants of the Old Town, where you can also explore the Hastings Contemporary, the iconic fishing net huts, smugglers' caves and other local attractions.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Stephen C
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 7th May 2024
      Excellent, if you like shabby chic. It is genuinely an old rectory, next to the church, and very well located for exploring the old town. Our room (All Saints) was large and light, carpet on bare... Read full review
    • charli f
      Absolute perfection
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 27th May 2024
      What can I say, other than to echo all other reviews. This is outstanding hospitality. Beautiful rooms, fabulous breakfast, great communication from booking, excellent friendly staff, we hired all... Read full review
    • 927donaldv
      San Antonio, Texas
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      Love The Old Rectory in Hastings
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 18th June 2024
      We love this very quaint property, plus Natalie and Grace are so sweet and helpful. The garden is so beautiful and relaxing. Their breakfast was so tasty, and every dish was freshly prepared. Don't... Read full review

    Map & Directions



    • Outdoor eating area

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children (Minimum age) - Children over age 10 welcome.

    Leisure Facilities

    • Eating Out Within Walking Distance

    Parking & Transport

    • Bus stop within walking distance
    • Railway station within walking distance - 2 miles

    Provider Preferences

    • No smoking

    Room / Unit Features

    • Broadband

    Opening Times

    Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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