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The Shelleys Hotel & Restaurant

4-star hotel in Lewes with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free WiFi in the lobby

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7.8.Good.
  • Having been informed by Hotels.com of the following "Don’t worry, we haven’t taken any…

    Sep 25, 2020

  • Nice hotel in Lewes with really comfortable beds Unfortunately the toilet wouldn’t flush…

    Sep 12, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place

Guests rated location

Walkable
Safe
Convenient
Quiet
Dining options
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 19 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

For families

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Terrace

What’s around

  • Heart of Lewes
  • Southover Grange Gardens - 12-minute walk
  • Lewes Castle - 12-minute walk
  • Anne of Cleves' House - 13-minute walk
  • Lewes Golf Club - 24-minute walk
  • University of Sussex - 4.9 mi / 7.8 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Double or Twin Room

Location

  • Heart of Lewes
  • Southover Grange Gardens - 12-minute walk
  • Lewes Castle - 12-minute walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Heart of Lewes
  • Southover Grange Gardens - 12-minute walk
  • Lewes Castle - 12-minute walk
  • Anne of Cleves' House - 13-minute walk
  • Lewes Golf Club - 24-minute walk
  • University of Sussex - 4.9 mi / 7.8 km
  • University of Brighton - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km
  • Brighton Pier - 7.8 mi / 12.5 km
  • Brighton Centre - 8.1 mi / 13.1 km
  • Brighton Beach - 8.5 mi / 13.7 km
  • Brighton Marina - 8.6 mi / 13.8 km

Getting around

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW) 33-min drive
  • Lewes Station 17-min walk
  • Lewes Cooksbridge Station 4-min drive
  • Brighton Falmer Station 5-min drive

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 19 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets allowed*
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • 1 per room

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Working away

  • Meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Facilities

  • Year Built – 1590
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts

  • Coffee/tea maker

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen TV

Stay connected

  • Desk

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

Special features

Dining

The Apostrophe – This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Small print

Also known as

  • Shelleys Hotel Lewes
  • Shelleys Hotel
  • Shelleys Lewes
  • Shelleys
  • The Shelleys & Restaurant
  • The Shelleys Hotel & Restaurant Hotel
  • The Shelleys Hotel & Restaurant Lewes
  • The Shelleys Hotel & Restaurant Hotel Lewes

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 14.95 per person (approximately)

Cots/Infant beds are available for an extra charge

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night

Policies

For details on pet restrictions and to request pet-friendly rooms, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have lifts.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. 

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, The Shelleys Hotel & Restaurant does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Parking spaces may be limited.
  • Yes, pets are welcome, with a limit of 1 per room. There's a charge of GBP 10 per pet, per night.
  • You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-out is available.
  • Yes, there's an on-site restaurant, The Apostrophe. Nearby restaurants include Pelham Arms (6-min walk), Swan Inn (10-min walk) and Shanaz (11-min walk).
  • No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Rendezvous Casino (14-min drive) is nearby.
  • The Shelleys Hotel & Restaurant has a garden.
7.8.Good.
  • 4.0.Fair

    Disappointed

    We were so disappointed with our stay, the property should not be open during the COVID pandemic. We stayed for 2 nights, no maid service so clean your own room etc. The waiter in the restaurant which was open the first night was friendly and attentive and the meal was ok. The restaurant was closed on the second night. No indication on the website that service is restricted. A lovely property which unfortunately is run down and urgently in need of some TLC.

    2 night trip, Sep 8, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    A good place to stay!

    The Hotel needs an update on carpets as looking tired but the overall cleanliness of the Hotel was good. We did not eat there so cannot comment on that. They had put thought into dealing with the present Covid needs which was reassuring. It was disappointing that our rooms were not ready for over an hour after booking in time. Rooms were quiet and the location good. I would recommend it.

    Susan, 2 night family trip, Aug 5, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    This was a couple's one-night stay for a short visit to Lewes. The location, character, cleanliness, quality and size of the standard room, private parking and staff attention were all really good. We did not have the (optional) breakfast. The overall experience was quite positive taking into account that it was the hotel's first opening day after the pandemic lockdown.

    Elma&Salvador, 1 night romance trip, Jul 17, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Lovely stay

    Lovely hotel, very welcoming staff too. Room and bed very comfortable but it does need redecorating throughout and the bathroom tho clean does need a refresh of paint work and grout and sealer on tiles. Facilities in room good tea/coffee etc, hairdryer and bottled water in room. Toiletries in bathroom and fluffy towels. Shower very good

    Jean, 1 night trip with friends, Mar 15, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Excellent Lewes property

    No complaints, only slight negative was the bed, a little too firm for my liking. Property was very clean and beautifully kept. Easy access to public transportation. Definitely worth a visit.

    Tracey, 1 night trip, Jan 22, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Beautiful building and gardens, very friendly and helpful staff , very comfortable bed. Quiet and relaxing stay.

    1 night family trip, Dec 6, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    Food wasn't good. The cheese on the cheese board was cold. And breakfast was overpriced and not very nice. I wasn't given any butter or jam for my toast and the scrabbled eggs were insipid.

    Alison, 1 night trip with friends, Nov 16, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Very nice stay

    Very good stay. It does have a bit of a tired look about it but it’s very clean and comfortable. Highly recommend.

    Bradley, 1 night business trip, Nov 3, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Lovely room, cosy and comfortable - had a good night's sleep :-)

    1 night romance trip, Oct 30, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    Early closing of bar and restaurant not made clear

    Sarah, 1 night trip with friends, Sep 29, 2019

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