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Welcome to Wartling Place Country House

Address: Wartling, Herstmonceux, Hailsham, BN27 1RY

Telephone: 01323 832590 01323 832590

Hotel Description

Wartling Place Country House - Award Winning Grade II Listed Georgian Country House set in three acres of stunning gardens with superb views over the surrounding countryside towards the South Downs &glorious 1066 Sussex Countryside. This luxury bed &breakfast accommodation is set in the pretty hamlet of Wartling on the edge of the Pevensey Levels Nature Reserve, within a few minutes drive of the quiet, pretty South Coast beaches &seaside resort of Eastbourne offering year round attractions &proudly boasting... more hours of sunshine than any other English holiday resort!! Wartling Place is the family home of Barry &Rowena Gittoes who run this highly rated, successful bed &breakfast, seeing hosts of returning guests year after year. Alongside Country House B &B accommodation, there ia a fully equipped self-contained Cottage with private garden, parking, great views &the opportunity to book a self-catered short break or relaxing family holiday. At Wartling Place we are committed to provide an excellent standard of service &comfort to our guests whether it's a weekend break from the city, a relaxing holiday or an overnight stay for business, to ensure you enjoy one of the most relaxing, &memorable stays at a Country House B &B yet.

Our Facilities

  • Conference Facilities
  • Self Catering Facilities
  • Parking Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Family Rooms
  • Inroom Breakfast
  • Wifi Available
  • Horse Riding
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Vegetarian Food Available
  • Wedding Functions
  • Romantic Breaks
  • Walking Holidays
  • Country Retreat

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Hotel Reviews - Wartling Place Country House

We enjoyed the hospitality of Rowena, and her staff. We hope to go again.

Phyllis Nathan - 22nd May, 2018
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Amazing 😉
We booked online just wanted a nice break away for one night. We were delighted to have come across this beautiful country house. Stunning rooms, great hosts, breakfast was perfect.would highly recommend and we will definitely go back.

Sarah Murphy - 21st May, 2018
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A Lovely Stay
Thanks very much - we had a lovely stay and much appreciated the kind help and advice and excellent service. The room was comfortable, the breakfasts were excellent and the location was a treat. We hope to visit again.

Keith Weller - 16th Nov, 2017
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Charming Bespoke Hotel
Would thoroughly recommend this bespoke hotel for business or leisure in East Sussex. Each room has its own charm, beautiful gardens to stroll around and a great pub next door which serves Harvey's Best Bitter. Fantastic!

Jeremy D Farnell - 18th Sep, 2017
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Wartling Place Country House Hotel
Truly enjoyable,so relaxing beautiful location.rooms excellent and the breakfasts to die for..One couldn't ask for more.

H Mackenzie - 4th Sep, 2017
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Very comfortable. Thank you for looking after us

Lady Fraser - 19th Aug, 2017
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Wonderful Stay
We spent two nights at the hotel. The room was lovely and the breakfasts were delicious. We were made to feel very welcome.

Elizabeth Foster - 14th Aug, 2017
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The room was large and beds comfortable. The only problem we had was with the water temperature on the shower. It started off at the correct temperature then got too hot so put more cold on then it went very cold. We would have also liked fresh towels on the second day. Breakfast was delicious.

Christine Young - 24th Jul, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Hi I am sorry you had difficulty with the water, it can happen when the house is full and everybody decides to take a shower at the same time.

May I ask please did you leave your towels in the bath, to be replaced as the girls are instructed to do this?

A Really Wonderful Place
We stayed for 3 nights in late June while attending the tennis tournament in Eastbourne (an easy run). Run excellently by Rowena. Our room was extremely comfortable and very well appointed. All the furnishings were delightful. Very good breakfast. The bonus is the excellent village pub just across the road by the church (The Lamb Inn). Great food- my wife said he fillet steak was the best she's eaten anywhere!

Malcolm O - 17th Jul, 2017
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Wartling Place
Lovely accommodation, great hospitality & excellent breakfast.

Mr Sparks - 27th Jun, 2017
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Amazing Stay
Fantastic accommodation not just for a two night stay. Extremely comfortable, clean and wonderful lounge where we had breakfast, which was beautifully laid out. Rowena and her team were so welcoming. The house was set in acres of beautiful gardens and although right next to the main road you could not hear the traffic. Lovely church opposite and even better a pub on the corner (1 minute) walk away! Would highly recommend this accommodation to anybody. Best B&B ever stayed in. (As an ex hotelier this was fabulous).

LYNNE MALLOWS - 26th Jun, 2017
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Lovely Weekend
Great place, fabulous breakfast. Highly recommended.

Mr. Mark Hickey - 19th Jun, 2017
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Peaceful, Comfortable Stay
We can find no fault with either the accommodations or the warm service from Rowena and her staff. Our twin room overlooking the church was large and comfortably furnished. Breakfast was especially nice in the lovely dining room with its large sunny windows; the meals were quite delicious, with fresh fruit, and an exceptional selection. The location of the hotel was very convenient to Battle, Herstmonciex, Bateman's, Charleston, and other places. We would certainly return!

Mr. Mark Howell - 6th Jun, 2017
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Wonderful Weekend
We would thoroughly recommend a stay at Wartling Place. This is our second visit and we will definitely be back again. The rooms are fabulous and luxurious and well equipped. The setting is idyllic. Excellent choice of menu for breakfast. Rowena was the perfect host providing us with everything we needed, local information on restaurants, taxis and even ice bucket and glasses. It was a perfect weekend break, we felt completely spoilt.

Mrs Kelly - 29th Dec, 2016
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Escape To The Country
For our short break in East Sussex we looked for somewhere with character and we found it in Wartling Place. This former rectory with generous grounds, mature trees and shrubs proved to be restful and relaxing. Accomodation was spacious and comfortable with a period ambience plus all the necessary modern conveniences. The breakfast menu included a full English as well as fresh fruit, salmon, kippers, omelettes etc. Our host, Rowena gave us a warm reception and was always helpful. During our stay there were guests from Belgium and Thailand so news of Wartling Place's good reputation has been spread far and wide. A great escape to the country.

Mrs. YVONNE WINTERBOTTOM - 21st Sep, 2016
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Truly Lovely In Every Way
Our week-long stay at Wartling Place was absolutely delightful. Our hostess was attentive to our needs and made us feel welcome and at home. Wartling Place is beautifully decorated and well-cared for. And the breakfasts, all individually made, were delicious!

Mrs Hernandez - 2nd Sep, 2016
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Another Lovely Break At Wartling Place
This was my second visit and we stayed in the adjacent cottage with my elderly mother as she cannot manage stairs in the main house . The cottage is fantastically equipped and we were very comfortable in there altjough we chose to have our breakfasts in the main house . Rowena and her husband run this beautiful Sussex property and grounds almost single handedly and together create and idyllic retreat. Breakfasts were very tasty and where possible, using local produce .nothing was too much trouble and many helpful tips about what to do and where to eat in the area.

We enjoyed the more personal touches and experiences in this upmarket B and B than in a similarly graded hotel.

Highly recommended - go and try it yourself

Mrs Petch - 20th Aug, 2016
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A Lovely Retreat
We had a wonderful stay and Rowena did everything to make us feel welcome and to meet our needs. She was also helpful with regard to restaurant and taxi bookings. We would definitely recommend and return.

Anne Hone - 9th Aug, 2016
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A Wonderful Retreat
We revisited this delightful country house hotel and felt really special. The grounds are most attractive and the rooms exquisitely furnished. Also enjoyed a delicious breakfast. We will certainly be returning.

Mr & Mrs Fidler - 29th Jul, 2016
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Wartling Place Country House
We had a wonderful three day stay in the cottage with our adult daughter. We had lovely breakfasts each morning at the main house. The location is beautiful.

Celia Hamblin - 12th Jul, 2016
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Our Stay In Wartling Country House Hotel 23.06-26.06.2026
We really appreciated our stay in this beautiful house. Very comfortable and cosy. Large rooms with very comfortable beds and well equipped bathrooms, except for the shower... We have a preference for the shower cubicles. Delicious breakfast. We discovered beautiful castles and gardens grace to Rowena's good recommendations. Thank you again for your hospitality!

François and Elisabeth MAYER

Elizabeth Mayer - 27th Jun, 2016
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A High Class B & B
The cottage in the garden is well equipped and comfortable. The breakfast was as good as it gets.

We loved the peace and quiet and the lovely garden

Mr Boreham - 19th Jun, 2016
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Hidden Teasure
We had a very pleasant stay and Rowena keeps things very relaxed. On a sunny day the gardens are beautiful and nice to sit and have a picnic in. Sadly we did not see the sun much, but it meant we travelled to the local sites of interest of which there are many. Recommend the breakfast in the morning and dinner in the pub opposite which Rowena will book for you. We would look to return and hopefully enjoy the gardens in the sun.

Mr. Robert Patten - 8th Jun, 2016
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Best Comments On Wartling Place
Wonderful place to be in the core of Sussex but close to the see ( 5 mn driving ), with so many things to appreciate around! We were warmly welcomed and served. Breakfast as we can expect at the best. Five stars rooms. And useful advices to enjoy the best places to be seen around. We were a family of 10 adults together and all of us appreciated the place...

Domi2wanadoonique Charlet - 17th May, 2016
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Excellent.We have visited twice and enjoyed relaxing accommodation. Incredible breakfast.

Thanks a lot!!!

Mr Navarro - 23rd Nov, 2015
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Delightful Stay
This is a great B&B with a comfortable four-poster. Exquisite furniture and a delicious cooked breakfast. The welcome from Rowena is really friendly. I would recommend it to anyone whole-heartedly

Mrs Maines - 11th Sep, 2015
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Excellent Accomodation & Service
Friendly welcome, luxury room as described.

Excellent choice of fresh fruit, cereals and cooked breakfasts.

Cooled bottled tap water available in fridge and newspapers in lounge.

Liked the refectory style breakfast table.

When visiting relatives again will definitely return.

Mr. C Cunningham - 25th Aug, 2015
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A Beautiful Place To Stay
Wartling place is set in beautiful gardens and is just as beautiful inside. Our room was spacious, furnished elegantly and spotlessly clean. Our host was welcoming and made us feel at home. The breakfast the next day was scrumptious and also provided an opportunity to meet other guests. I wouldn't hesitate to book again.

Alec Grieve - 22nd Aug, 2015
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Our Stay
A gracious house and a gracious host!

Mr & Mrs Drummond - 20th Aug, 2015
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June 2015
We stayed for five nights and were looked after extremely well. We will be coming back as we thoroughly enjoyed our stay

Mr. Peter Jones - 5th Jul, 2015
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Visit To Wartling Place May 2015
We enjoyed a lovely break at Wartling Place, in May, on a trip to Eastbourne. The house is in a lovely quiet area, furnished with antiques and with many nice touches ( like the fridge, in the hall, for wine, beers etc);good quality bathroom products; towelling robe etc.

Lovely breakfasts, with homemade preserves, taken in the dining room overlooking the garden. Excellent pub, opposite hotel, serving great food. Rowena very friendly and helpful. Would definitely return, again, for a relaxing break. Thank you.

Stephanie Jackson - 19th May, 2015
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Gorgeous Cottage In The Grounds Of The House
Two friends and I stayed for a week at the cottage and had a superb vacation. Rowena is the perfect host. Everything is comfortable, tasteful, and welcoming.

The cottage and country house is an ideal location for exploring throughout Kent and Sussex. Or stay home for the day and enjoy the wonderful expansive gardens.

Save yourself the bother of breakfast chores and do what we did. Indulge in breakfasts at the house prepared and cooked for you. It is served in a beautiful light specious room full of antiques.

The house, cottage and grounds are charming. I'm recommending Wartling Place Country House to friends and family alike.

Kennie Finch - 17th May, 2015
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Wonderful Place
Great value for money and very helpful hostess!

Ms Stahle - 17th May, 2015
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Weekend Stay
Ticked all the boxes for us. Stayed in the Cottage which is great for a family of 4. Conveniently placed to discover the area and go cycling (cuckoo trail). Our hosts were very helpful and friendlywith a good choice of breakfast to start the day. Would recommend it.

Michael Bennett - 27th Apr, 2015
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Great Place In The Middle Of No Where
This is a lovely B and B and uis the pace to go if you really want to get away from it all. There are lovvely rooms and the breakfast is superb and if you want a cooked one there is plenty of choice and it is cooked to order too. Poached eggs were perfect and the toast was warm and freshly prepared too.

Jackie Hardie - 7th Apr, 2015
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The best B and B I have ever stayed in, more like a boutique hotel. There is not a single downside to this wonderful place. The Pub opposite The Lamb is also great both for food and atmosphere.

Antonia Tingey - 22nd Dec, 2014
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A Great Ambience And Excellent Attention To Detail
The most perfect place for a family get together. We had a family wedding nearby and 8 of us stayed in the charming rooms which allowed us to enjoy high standards of decoration and attention to detail. We were very well looked after by Rowena, the owner, and her staff and would highly recommend Wartling Place to others.

Mrs Alison Vassiere - 21st Dec, 2014
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Fabulous Country House Break
Wartling Place Country House Hotel is the perfect place for a country house style weekend break, which is exactly what my wife and I were after. The rambling house, set in lovely grounds, is full of charm, character and warmth (especially welcome in chilly November!). The owners are extremely charming, friendly and hospitable. The breakfast, which we ate in a gorgeous light filled room overlooking the garden, was plentiful and delicious.

Just across the road is The Lamb, serving hand pulled local ales and delicious, top quality food in an authentically rustic setting.

All in all, a great place to stay.

Mr & Mrs Porter - 24th Nov, 2014
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Relaxed 3 Day Break In Elegant Surroundings
This is the second time we have stayed at Wartling Place. We particularly liked the big spacious bed and lovely soft sheets!!

As before, all was spotlessly clean, the bath water hot and the free soaps etc actually useful !! The breakfasts were tasty, freshly cooked and filling. We also found the coffee/tea making facilities and the landing fridge most useful. Also Rowena's recommendations of local eateries saved us much searching !!

We will be back

Caroline North - 24th Nov, 2014
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Perfect for a few nights change of scenery. The Lamb Inn opposite the B&B is a must.

Mr. Ben Giles - 7th Oct, 2014
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Relaxing Stay
Excellent place to stay in the countryside but within easy reach of Eastbourne and other seaside towns. A beautiful house with a wonderful garden run by helpful hosts.

Mrs. Jeannette Stanton - 6th Oct, 2014
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Relaxing Stay
Lovely warm welcome, wonderful house, comfortable bedroom, beautiful part of Sussex and delicious breakfast. Definitely recommend the Lamb Inn opposite for evening meal.

Mrs. Claire Barber - 28th Sep, 2014
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Very Welcome
On arrival Rowena greeted us and showed us our room and the facilities available. We felt very welcome. The room was stunning and grounds were lovely too. We had a lovely evening meal in the pub over the road which was booked for us by the owner. Would highly recommend Wartling House!

Jason Rust - 28th Sep, 2014
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Wartling Place
We had a delightful stay at Wartling Place. The room was very well appointed, spacious and luxurious. The breakfasts were freshly made and substantial enough to keep us going all day. And the grounds were a lovely place to sit and read. I'd highly recommend a visit.

Lisa Kozakis - 6th Sep, 2014
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Wonderful Weekend
What a beautiful place...we all had a lovely time despite the rain. Made to feel very welcome and my daughter loved the attention from Reg the dog. Will definitely be back again to further explore this part of Sussex.

Alison Tuck - 28th Aug, 2014
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A very lovely place to stay with fantastic hospitality and food. Well worth the upgrade to the king poster bed room. I loved the gardens and rural setting, with pub next door.

Julian Green - 29th Jul, 2014
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Relaxing Haven
Wartling Place was an idyllic place to stay to recharge the batteries. A peaceful quiet location with wonderful views of the village church from our room, and a good pub across the road. There was a really good choice of food for a very tasty breakfast, which took us through to early afternoon. Our room had a wonderfully comfy super king size bed with everything provided. The shared landing area was decorated with wonderful oriental furniture and a handy fridge filled with water and other drinks if needed. The breakfast room was a delight too. An ideal base for exploring The Seven Sisters, Birling Gap, Eastbourne etc.

Sarah Manual - 29th Jul, 2014
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Wartling Lodge
We stay in the Lodge appartement and had a wonderful time. The house is wonderful and the garden is a dream. We will come back next year!

Melanie Funke - 29th Jul, 2014
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Excellent Accommodation
Very pleasant stay - exactly what it says on the tin in every way!

Mrs. Alison Chandler - 18th Jul, 2014
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Highly Recommended
Peaceful, clean and a very friendly host. Especially enjoyed having breakfast in our room, overlooking the splendid gardens.

Mr. Paul Bunclark - 19th Jun, 2014
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Excellent B&b
We stayed at Wartling Place over the weekend of a family wedding. Both the double room and the cottage were extremely comfortable, the beds excellent and the breakfast brilliant. Thank you very much for adding to the enjoyment of our special weekend

Mrs. Caroline Degen - 17th Jun, 2014
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Wartling Place Review
Excellent as ever. Highly recommended.

Mr. Alan Harrison - 15th Jun, 2014
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Wartling Place Country House
With its lovely bedroom excellent service and beautiful grounds this country house provided us with a wonderful opportunity to relax and enjoy ourselves

Malcolm Martin - 31st May, 2014
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Fantastic two nights stay iin this beautiful, peaceful hotel. Owners couldn't do enough for us and the breakfast was amazing.

Dionne Munn - 26th May, 2014
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Excellent Stay
We had a great time returning for the 2nd time. Lovely accommodation and glorious grounds. Very friendly and couldn't help enough. Recommend this anytime. Rooms spacious and clean, very close to castle and short drive to Eastbourne. Fabulous!!

Mr and Mrs Nazim - 15th Apr, 2014
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Great Visit
Accommodation excellent, breakfast fantastic and proprietors great.

Richard & Susie Green - 4th Apr, 2014
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5 Star *****
The best place I have stayed!!!!! Very friendly and comfortable. Good pub across the road couldn't ask for any more

Mr Downing - 23rd Mar, 2014
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Country Oasis
Charming B&B in the countryside, beautifully decorated, keeping the feel of the Old Vicarage. Five guest rooms and a self-catering cottage, all set in rambling grounds with amazing views.

Rowena and Barry, your hosts, can arrange and recommend anything you want from places to see yo wonderful country pubs for dinner.

We have been staying with them once, sometimes twice a year the last 10 years when visiting family in the area.

Jill Perkins - 7th Jan, 2014
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A Great Welcome
A very relaxed and pleasant stay.

Colum Goodchild - 31st Dec, 2013
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I was lucky to happen upon Wartling Place 8 or so years ago and make a point to stay here whenever I am working in the area.

Every time Rowena and Barry have exceeded all hopes and expectations and following my daughter's wedding last year I introduced my husband to the experience.

The rooms are all large and well equipped and tastefully furnished to a high spec with quality bedding and a seating area; two of the bedrooms actually have fourposter beds with panoramic views of the delightful garden and countryside beyond.

Rowena has a great eye for detail managing a very tight ship whilst remaining apparently very laid back and effortlessly in control and incredibly welcoming.

The breakfasts are to die for, a great choice, cooked to perfection. There is a pub/restaurant just across the road so you can safely imbibe then stroll home, however, Rowena and Barry regularly check out local eateries so can confidently advise if you wish to go further afield.

My most recent stay was in the 2 bedroomed cottage in the grounds, again beautifully furnished to a very high standard, you won't need to bring any of the accoutrements that I would usually pitch up to a self catering holiday with, like washing up liquid, tea towels, salt & pepper as Rowena's already thought of it!!

Brenda Bateman - 28th Oct, 2013
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Thoroughly Relaxing
A great find, fabulously situated and well appointed. Really made to feel very welcome. Would definitely stay again.

Michael Doffman - 8th Oct, 2013
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Gracious Living In A Peaceful Spot
A very comfortable stay in an elegant former vicarage. Rowena is a very attentive hostess with an eye for detail. Our room was stylishly furnished in muted tones and, more importantly,t he mattress was excellent. Breakfast was served at a beautifully appointed dining table where you really felt like a house-guest. Wartling Place is very well situated for either East or West Sussex attractions. A lovely spot.

Mrs Burman - 22nd Sep, 2013
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Country Retreat
Had a lovely 3 night stay at this friendly country retreat. Good position for exploring this area of Sussex. Great breakfasts.

John & Jean Wade 20/9/2013

Mr. John Wade - 21st Sep, 2013
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Relaxing Stay
I booked Wartling Place as part of a birthday present for husband. It was everything I'd hoped for and more. The room was lovely, although with the window open, the road, although not busy, could be a bit noisy. The house had a lovely, welcoming feel. Rowena was the perfect hostess, even contacting a local pub to book an evening meal for us. Breakfast was plentiful, freshly cooked and set us up for the day. The one thing missing from the room, in my opinion, was hot chocolate on the tea tray, but this is a minor thing in an otherwise perfect weekend. We hope to pay a return visit in the not too distant future.

Mrs. Margaret Hamilton - 19th Sep, 2013
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A Little Gem
Stayed for three nights in the cottage next door to the main house. it was beautifully presented and maintained and equipped with everything required. I elected to stay in the cottage as my mother is disabled and cannot manage stairs. Rowena, the owner could not have been more helpful as was a mine of information about the local area, where to eat and where access was easy for my mother. As for the breakfasts :- only one word .....DELICIOUS. The grounds of Wartling place were beautiful and superbly maintained by rowena's husband.The cottage would easily accommodate four and is ideal for families as well as a small group of adults.

The position of Wartling place was ideal within easy reach of much of the areas attractions.

Ms S Petch - 10th Sep, 2013
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Lovely Break Near To London
My wife and I went for a 2 night break and loved the place.

The breakfast was superb, the room beautiful and the grounds also really nice.

I would definitely come again.

Ed Kirk Wilson - 2nd Sep, 2013
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Just Perfect!
From the phone call received during the afternoon before our arrival to see when we would arrive and whether we would like a booking at the restaurant over the road (brilliant place!) to our final good-byes we could not have been made to feel more special.

The building and grounds are lovely, room was fantastic and breakfast as good as you can get!!

Rowena has got it all just right. We will be back!

Mr Guy Humphreys - 31st Aug, 2013
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Beautiful And Welcoming
We had a very comfortable room, delicious breakfasts, and a friendly hostess. The bonus was the restaurant across the street also had delicious food.

Mr. David Christensen - 22nd Aug, 2013
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A Lovely Place To Stay
We stayed in the two bedroomed cottage, it was lovely, very comfortable and had everything we needed. We were very impressed and would highly recommend staying there.

Lynn Pasqua - 21st Aug, 2013
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Great Honeymoon Retreat
After getting married recently my wife and I stayed at the wartling as the start to our honeymoon. It was the perfect place to unwind away from it all. Our host walked the fine line between familiarity and professional care, with the upmost ease. The Wartling was full of character and we could see the care and attention to detail that has been lavished on her, and also the great sense of style that was abundant. can but only offer our warmest thanks and whole heartedly recommend the wartling Place

Mr Wells - 12th Aug, 2013
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Wartling Stay
Excellent location and friendly hosts. Peaceful setting in lovely grounds. Very good breakfast . A little bit of road noise but due to traffic diversion although very quiet overnight.

Mr Rogers - 2nd Aug, 2013
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Weekend Stay 26th/ 27thjuly
Thankyou for a really enjoyable weekend we thoroughly enjoyed it and I am sure we will be back. We thought the accomodation was excellent a good sized room, very clean.

Mr. Keith Pope - 30th Jul, 2013
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Lovely Stay At A Lovely House
The house was lovely, but we booked the annexe/cottage. It was delightful. It was very well decorated, with a homely atmosphere. We booked breakfast in the main house, and the breakfast was delicious with a wide choice of items.

The staff were warm and helpful, without being intrusive.

The gardens were gorgeous, with one group of guests having a nice picnic, on the spacious lawns, shaded by the willow trees.

All in all, a delightful experience.

Tony Pressley party - 17th Jul, 2013
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A beautiful home and warm welcome, with good food at the Lamb Inn opposite. We will return!

Ms Mann - 2nd Jul, 2013
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Thank you, Rowena, for making my stay so comfortable and easy. So many little touches that made everything relaxing and perfect! I'm already missing your wonderful breakfasts; porridge hasn't held the same appeal since I got home!!

Ms Livingstone - 29th Jun, 2013
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A Great Place To Stay
A wonderful experience throughout.

Mr. Geoffrey Bignell - 26th Jun, 2013
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What A Fantastic B & B!
Greeted by Rowena – a lovely welcoming host - super decor - immaculately clean - delicious food.

Breakfast was beautifully presented and incredibly delicious. We had the egg muffins and mushrooms – both amazingly good – the homemade bread was also a real treat. It was everything you would wish for in a B&B but very rarely find. Rowena made us very comfortable and nothing was too much trouble. We stayed in the cottage in the beautiful grounds which was very well equipped and comfortable. Wish we could have stayed for longer.

Marion Javis - 16th Jun, 2013
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Country Oasis
Visiting family twice a year for the past 10 plus years, finding Wartling Place Country House Hotel 10 years ago gave us a wonderful time in the English countryside.

The owners, Rowena and Barry, are wonderful hosts, proviing cosy, en-suite rooms with views, wonderful breakfasts, all set in beautiful grounds. Rowena will help with dinner reservations and travel information.

Mr & Mrs Perkins - 13th Jun, 2013
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Relaxation Heaven
We had a lovely 2 night stay in a superb room with those 'little' touches that make a difference, comfy bed and yummy breakfast, thank you.

Mrs Frost - 29th May, 2013
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Luxury Weekend
Head to Wartling Place for a warm welcome, extremely comfortable rooms and a great breakfast - all set in an old rectory beautifully maintained and furnished with a wonderful variety of pictures and furniture - and then go out and explore the Sussex countryside.

Mr MacArthur - 20th May, 2013
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A Real Luxury B&b
My Partner and I had a lovely stay. We were made to feel more than welcome and the house and rooms are beautiful, breakfast was super as well. The only issue was, we were only staying the one night.

Miss. Stephanie Sykes - 9th May, 2013
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Outstanding As Always
As a lone female travelling all over the country for work it has been heaven to stumble on such a gem.

All the rooms are large, light and spacious and beautifully decorated; quality bedding, quality bath accessories, free wifi. As you might expect, the breakfast choices are excellent and well presented.

This is my preferred place to stay when working in Kent and Sussex. As great hosts Rowena and Barry keep themselves fully up to date with what is going on in the local area in order to advise their guests. Truly outstanding and well deserving of their AA/RAC rating

Mrs Brenda Bateman - 18th Jan, 2013
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A Tranquil Haven
We booked a last minute, post-Christmas break to revitalise ourselves before returning to work. We were looking for peace, quiet and comfortable, well-appointed rooms; we got all this and more. Rowena is a unobtrusive but welcoming hostess with an excellent knowledge of the locality. The room was beautiful and clean with, in our case a lovely outlook of the church. We will definitely return in the Spring or Summer to get the full benefit of the walking and surrounding countryside. The breakfast is delicious with plenty of choice and fresh ingredients, including on our last morning, freshly baked croissants from the local Italian baker. Thoroughly recommend - although reluctantly as we don't want there to be no room next time we want to stay!!

Ms Howes - 6th Jan, 2013
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A Short Break
We felt we needed a break for a couple of days, not far from home but away from the telephone and people just calling,or endless things to do. Wartling Place suited us admirably. There was a very warm welcome and the freedom to come and go as we pleased. The room was warm and cosy and the breakfast delicious. We went for walks but mainly stayed in the comfortable sitting room and played cards or read. There were good pubs locally for our evening meals. We left refreshed and ready again to face the Christmas rush. Thank you.

Mr & Mrs Crawshaw - 13th Dec, 2012
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Sumptous Style And Substance
A simply superb B & B re location, welcome, facilities, style and comfort. Sumptous furnishings, delicious food, gorgeous gardens made it a struggle to actually leave the room! I may escape there again soon!

Allyson Tohme - 20th Nov, 2012
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Everything a country house should be - large, comfortable room with a large comfortable bed, good bathroom, cosy towelling robes and an excellent night's sleep followed by the best breakfast (with a very wide choice) I've had in a long time.

This is how it should be done!

Brian Ferris - 5th Nov, 2012
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A Haven Of Tranquility
Superb Accommodation,incredible service, Rowena is a treasure.

John Knight - 1st Nov, 2012
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Wartling Place Country House
Stayed 3 nights. Wonderful country manor. Comfortable and top quality linens, etc. Breakfast made to order and served in a lovely dining room. Owner has great tips on what to see and where to eat. Perfect pub across street from Inn. Only guests first 2 nights. Would highly recommend and will return!

Mr & Mrs Jefford - 22nd Oct, 2012
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This was our second stay at Wartling Place and have to say it lived up to the same fabulous stay we had the first time. Rowena made us very welcome and her knowledge of the local area both for visting and dining out was 1st class. Nothing is to much trouble. We will return !!!!

Pamela Lacey - 19th Oct, 2012
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Beautiful Hotel
At last i've found a little gem of a hotel,nestled in the charming E.Sussex coutryside.A beautiful Georgian residence filled with light and space.From the warm greeting on arrival to the cheery morning banter at breakfast ,which was quite delicious and the "Piece de resistance" the best nights sleep ever and it was so quiet !! Such a cosy and beautifully decorated room,it was truly memourable and what i can only describe as a real "coming home" experience Thank you so much Rowena I'll bring my slippers next time!

Linda Browne - 7th Sep, 2012
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Short Break
We stayed at Wartling place as we were attending a wedding in the area. the hosts were most welcoming and, looked after our every need. The room was second to none and, the breakfast was most excellent. all in all a wonderfull weekend stay and, we shall definately be returning in the future.

Mr. Leighton Lucas - 4th Sep, 2012
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Relaxing And Beautiful
Very relaxing and beautiful stay... The room was wonderful and the grounds are beautiful and expansive. Breakfast was always enjoyable and fresh. The host is extremely gracious and very knowledgable about the area. We had a great stay!

Mr. Scott Knick - 29th Aug, 2012
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Nice Cottage
Very nice cottage in beautiful garden!

Bart & Clary Wiarda - 26th Aug, 2012
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A wunderful place.

The house is beautiful and very clean.

Claudia Mosch - 25th Aug, 2012
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Anniversary Visit!
A very pleasant stay in wonderful surroundings. Hope to visit again!

Mr. Paul Le Vesconte - 24th Aug, 2012
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Lovely Country Break
A relaxing place to visit. We were very well looked after by the hostess, Rowena, who was helpful and sensitive to our needs. The delicious breakfast had a wide variety of options to choose from. Our first visit to this lovely hotel more than met our expectations.

Ms Angela Moon - 18th Aug, 2012
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Great weekend and a lovley place to stay ,food and room was the best we have stayed in .We have just recomended it to our friends.

Mr Wright - 14th Aug, 2012
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Best Short Break
Excellent venue for a short break.

Very comfortable and the owners are extremely helpful in booking places for evening meals etc.

Best for a stress free break to get away from it all.

Mr Richardson - 14th Aug, 2012
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A Real Pleasure!
We will most definitely return to Wartling Place, we had a most enjoyable and comfortable stay and the location for our event at Herstmonceaux Castle was ideal. Our only dissapointment was that we couldn't stay longer.

Julia - 13th Aug, 2012
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Just Beautiful
We spent an enjoyable weekend at Wartling Place. The house is beautiful very tastefully decorated to a very high standard, very relaxing atmosphere and peacful setting. The garden is so pretty with many beautiful trees. Super location with an interesting pub 'The Lamb' opposite which was a bonus. Rowena was very helpful with her local knowledge and tips on places to visit and to eat, very friendly and hospitable. We will definately look forward to going back. Rowena obviously works extremely hard to achieve this level of luxury... Wartling house is one of the best we have had the pleasure to stay at.

Mrs Rossiter - 7th Aug, 2012
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Beautiful Surroundings And Excellent Hospitality
We had such a lovely time at Wartling Place - the rooms were comfy, breakfast was good and the best bit was how welcoming Rowena and her family were. Thank you for a lovely stay!

Mr. Andrew Reilly - 28th Jul, 2012
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Wartling Place
As always we had a most enjoyable stay with Rowena and Barry. It is a beautiful and elegant place to stay and our every need is catered for. We have been enjoying this luxury for the past 12 years and will most definitely be there again next year.

Mr & Mrs Sharp - 14th Jul, 2012
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Self Catering Apartment
A very enjoyable stay with my wife and young family at this comfortable self catering apartment. The apartment was right next to the main house in beautiful maintained gardens. All facilities were provided. Many thanks.

Kevin Phillips - 11th Jul, 2012
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Wartling Place Review
Since 2008 my husband and I have spent a holiday at Wartling Place and keep returning simply because it is a peaceful and quiet place to relax safe in the care of Rowena and Barrie, who make our stay special.

The accomodation is luxurious with excellent food and service. We are truly made to feel part of the family.

Mr & Mrs Douglas - 30th Jun, 2012
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We have been returning to Wartling for several years now. As always, the visit was wonderful, the rooms are spacious and comfortable, Rowena is always welcoming and the surroundings are perfect. We cannot recommend a stay here highly enough!

Mark New - 22nd Jun, 2012
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Peaceful Retreat
Although we only stayed for one night we thoroughly enjoyed the quality of service offered in this beautifully appointed accomodation. Our room was spacious, well equipped and very comfortable and the "full English" provided a robust start to the day ahead. Highly Recommended.

Mr. Graham Arthurs - 15th Jun, 2012
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Great Luxury B And B
We have just spent a brilliant weekend here with some friends for our 30th wedding anniversary. Rowena kindly booked restaurants for us on both evenings, great food. The local pub really friendly, look forward to a revisit when the chef has arrived. Fantastic grounds, views and the bedrooms and breakfast were first class, thank you once again

Mrs. Julie Williams - 6th Jun, 2012
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A Perfect Escape
I happened upon this place after trying to book a few other B&Bs in Sussex first. I'm delighted to say that all the others were fully booked as it meant my future wife and I got to enjoy 2 nights of Rowena's impecable hospitality. B&B doesn't really do it justice, whilst small hotel is too impersonal. Imagine you have a long lost but delightful relation to stay with and you might be close to picturing the warmth of the reception you're likely to receive. Pedants might find minor niggles to mention (no the shower isn't the most powerful and yes the occasional passing car can be heard) but nothing detracts from the overall joy of being able to call Wartling Place 'home' for a couple of nights. Certainly not the cheapest but definitely the best value accomodation I've enjoyed in a while... 100% recommended.

Mark Wakem - 30th May, 2012
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A Wonderful Retreat!
We needed an overnight stay in the area, and found Wartling House had many favourable reviews already on the internet.

We weren't disappointed, it was a beautiful country house in a tiny village with lovely pub opposite. The room was perfect and the breakfast was excellent, as were the facilities. We will be back!

Mrs Mcintye - 2nd Mar, 2012
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Perfect Mini-break
The cottage in the grounds was perfect for us and our two children, very comfortable and well equiped. Excellent breakfasts and kind and helpful advice from our hostess. Beautiful main house and gardens. Exactly what we had hoped for. Thank you.

Mrs. Philippa Mair - 29th Feb, 2012
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Excellent Retreat
We have now stayed at Wartling Place on three occasions and have found the accommodation, facilities and breakfast to be excellent. Wartling Place enjoys a secluded location in its own attractive grounds, and we have always received a warm, helpful welcome. We would recommend Wartling Place to those seeking a comfortable stay in the East Sussex countryside.

Mr. Andrew Page - 31st Dec, 2011
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Wonderful Stay
A beautiful home, with lovely finishing touches. Breakfast was a decadent affair with the finest produce! Rowena is very warm and friendly and keen to offer local advice. A glorious part of the world with as much or as little as you decide to do.

Mrs Cole - 3rd Oct, 2011
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Wartling Place
Stunning interior, very attentive staff, love the idea that you can buy a bottle of wine out of the fridge and pay when you leave, loved the breakfasts. Excellent peaceful, tranquil place and a pub for good food just across the road.

Mr. Christopher Halls - 3rd Oct, 2011
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Lovely, peaceful and beautiful place.

Mr & Mrs Massey - 27th Sep, 2011
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Wartling Place Cottage
My husband, two teenage daughters and I greatly enjoyed our stay in the Wartling Place Cottage September 5-7th, 2011.

Rowena was extremely helpful in the numerous emails we had in advance regarding all details of our stay, including many that were not directly related to our stay with her, such as dinner reservations and taxi bookings. She went above and beyond to make our stay in East Sussex comfortable and enjoyable.

The cottage itself was lovely. Two very comfortable bedrooms, a well appointed kitchen, a good sized bathroom (by English standards), and a very cozy living room to relax and watch movies when it was too rainy and windy to explore the area.

Breakfasts in the inn were fantastic. Loads of options to choose from on the menu, each one cooked to perfection.

If we ever have the privilege of visiting this area again, we will certainly stay at Wartling Place!

Mrs. Sharon Doran - 8th Sep, 2011
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Great Place To Stay
I had a very enjoyable one-night stay here in the beautifully pleaceful surrounding. The bedroom was large, beautifully decorated, clean and airy and the bed wonderfully comfortable, with good pillows - a rarity in hotels! The hosts were very welcoming and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.

Miss. Sue Wenborn - 4th Sep, 2011
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We Loved This Hotel!!
We had an absolutely fantastic time staying in the Lodge at Wartling Place. The owners couldn't have done more to make our visit here any better. The setting is beautiful and we took advantage of the gorgeous gardens. Would definitely recommend to others and hope to visit again. Thank you to the owners for their hospitality!!

Mrs. Roya Davies - 22nd Aug, 2011
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M. Bradley
The accomodation was first class and Rowena extends a very warm & friendly welcome and makes sure you have a comfortable stay.

Highly recommended

Mr. Malcolm Bradley - 10th Aug, 2011
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A Perfect Weekend
Warm welcome and fantastic hospitality from Rowena helped to make a perfect weekend in a sumptuous country house. We both can't wait to stay again.

Mr. Brian Stryzyk - 2nd Aug, 2011
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Classy And Calming
For many years we have always stayed at Wartling Place when visiting family in Eastbourned. It is such a tranquil house, tastefully and elegantly decorated, with every amenity, breakfasts to die for, and Rowena, the unflappable, welcoming host.

Tom Stevenson - 18th Jul, 2011
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Second Trip
We had a lovely second stay at Wartling Place, and found everything as immaculate as ever with attentive and thoughtful service. The rooms are lovely and there every need is catered for at the delicious breakfast served around one large table in a delightful window bay overlooking the garden.

Mr Smart - 11th Jul, 2011
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Welcoming And Relaxing
Wartling Place is a lovely house set in a beautiful location. We were given a warm welcome by the owner, Rowena. Our room was very comfortable. It was an ideal base for our visit to sussex and I anticipate staying there again when we are next in the area.

Mr. Phil Bull - 9th Jul, 2011
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What A Find
An absolutely wonderful place to stay, room was excellent; grounds perfect and service second to none. Would certainly recommend to friends, and will be back.

Peter Stamps - 22nd Jun, 2011
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Do Go To Visit
Wonderful house and lovely setting. Very comfortable and a delight to stay in.

Mr Carl Dengel - 22nd Jun, 2011
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As Good As Home
All that should be expected, plus a most welcome personal touch.

Mr. Malcolm Bishop - 21st Jun, 2011
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Great Find
jst got back from this B& B,great place quiet but close to lots of places to see. we stayed in cottage,but still had breakfast in main house freshly cooked to order,rowena,barry great hosts, we stayed two nights,

Kate & Dennis Crisp - 19th Jun, 2011
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A Perfect Stay
We had a wonderful stay with some friends over two days. The location is beautiful with every care being taken to ensure the stay is perfect. Rooms and home of a very high standard and breakfast is excellent with lots of local produce to choose from. Hospitality was welcoming as always nothing appears to be too much trouble. We will be back soon - Mike and Karen Smith

Karen Smith - 13th Jun, 2011
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Lovely Bed And Breakfast!
We stayed for two nights and had a lovely room, roses unther the romantic! The food at the pub was exellent...thank you for a lovely stay.

Mr & Mrs Cramer - 10th Jun, 2011
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Friendly & Wecoming
A really enjoyable stay - great room and a friendly and welcoming place to stay. Varied breakfasts beautifully cooked and presented and a fantastic breakfast table.

Mr Miller - 8th Jun, 2011
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Great Place To Stay
We loved our stay at WPCHH enjoying the lovely ambiance and great food. Wanted for nothing except a more powerful shower.

Mr Peter Hallworth - 7th Jun, 2011
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We'll Be Back!
A wonderful place in the country. Rowena and Barry are great hosts and a mine of information about places to visit and wonderful country pubs and restaurants.

We visit family in the U.K. twice a year and have been enjoying Wartling's hospitality and lovely rooms for the last 7 or 8 years.

Perkins - 7th May, 2011
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Excellent - What Can You Say
This is an excellent B&B. The room was perfect, the location is peaceful, the breakfast was first class.

I will be making this my first choice whenever I am working in the area.

Mr. Duncan Baxter - 13th Apr, 2011
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