The BlackSmiths Arms

Halland, East Sussex

The Blacksmith's Arms is a traditional 18th century English Inn, providing comfortable accommodation at the village pub. Good Food and an excellent range of Cask Beers, Wines & Spirits. Ideally located in the heart of East Sussex. Conveniently close to Eastbourne, Lewes, Uckfield, Glyndebourne, East Sussex National Golf Course and many other places of interest.
AA 3 Stars Inn
Average Guest Rating for The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
Rooms:
3.9
Value:
4.2
Friendliness:
4.6
Cleanliness:
4.4
Facilities:
3.8
Staff service:
4.5
Location:
3.9
Breakfast:
4.2
Guest Rating:
4.2
From 93 reviews
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Jane
Family with older Children
Stayed: Sep '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location:
5
"Wonderful English Country Inn"
We stayed two nights and loved the feel and ease of The Black Lion Inn.... Read more
"Wonderful English Country Inn"
We stayed two nights and loved the feel and ease of The Black Lion Inn. Read less
Likes:
It was cozy with a friendly staff, good food, and accomodations.
Dislikes:
NO
The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
Irene
Mature Couple
Stayed: Aug '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
3
Value:
4
Friendliness:
4
Cleanliness:
2
Facilities:
3
Staff service:
4
Location:
4
Breakfast:
4
"Stopover in order to attend wedding"
Staying one night in order to attend wedding nearby, convenient for getting to venue. Good breakfast.... Read more
"Stopover in order to attend wedding"
Staying one night in order to attend wedding nearby, convenient for getting to venue. Good breakfast. Read less
Likes:
Easy to find on roundabout.
Dislikes:
Very noisy in the morning, but to be expected being situated on busy roundabout.
The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
Kerry
Mature Couple
Stayed: Jul '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location:
3
Breakfast:
4
"Friendly & welcoming"
2 Night stay to see the Opera at Glyndebourne, plus a bit of local sight-seeing. Great welcome, friendly management & staff, good food, good ale. Will visit again.... Read more
"Friendly & welcoming"
2 Night stay to see the Opera at Glyndebourne, plus a bit of local sight-seeing. Great welcome, friendly management & staff, good food, good ale. Will visit again. Read less
Likes:
Warm hearted welcome & service.
Dislikes:
Location not the best on busy roundabout, but very little road noise.
The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
John
Mature Couple
Stayed: Jul '16
3
Would not recommend to others.
Rooms:
3
Value:
3
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location:
3
Breakfast:
4
"We used the Black Lion Inn as a base whilst visiting the family"
Bedroom small for 2 let alone with a child as well. Family room it certainly was not... Read more
"We used the Black Lion Inn as a base whilst visiting the family"
Bedroom small for 2 let alone with a child as well. Family room it certainly was not Read less
Likes:
Food was excellent and the real ale was kept to the standard that CAMERA would demand.
Dislikes:
The traffic noise which continued day and night making sleep difficult.
Premises needs double glazing to lessen the sound from the traffic.
Response from The BlackSmiths Arms:
this room has a double bed and a single that has ample movement, I remember your stay as said when you stayed this is a 18th century building and are unable to do double glazing, but you slept with your windows open and you are on the a22, but most people go out in the afternoons and don't stay in so they would not notice this. im sorry you didn't enjoy your stay but we are not aloud to change certain things due to regulations. kind regards Paul & Sam

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The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
Erica
Young Couple
Stayed: Jun '16
2
Would not recommend to others.
Rooms:
2
Value:
3
Friendliness:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Facilities:
2
Staff service:
1
Location:
3
Breakfast:
4
"Pleasant stay, a little basic, however we understand the rooms are undergoing a refurb."
Chosen for being mid way between the 2 places we wanted to visit.... Read more
"Pleasant stay, a little basic, however we understand the rooms are undergoing a refurb."
Chosen for being mid way between the 2 places we wanted to visit. Read less
Likes:
The food was very well cooked, and nicely presented, the sports bar was very nice
Dislikes:
A lot of specials were advertised on the menu but when we actually went down to dinner several were not available, perhaps the boards should be updated more regularly.
The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
Ellen
Mature Couple
Stayed: Jun '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
3
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
3
Facilities:
2
Staff service:
5
Location:
4
Breakfast:
4
"Nice"
.... Read more
"Nice"
. Read less
Likes:
.
Dislikes:
Found piece of pizza in pizzabox in drawer of desk
The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
Amber
Family with older Children
Stayed: May '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location:
5
Breakfast:
4
"Sweet Lil' Pub Inn"
Just stayed one night with these lovely folks! Sweet family operation!... Read more
"Sweet Lil' Pub Inn"
Just stayed one night with these lovely folks! Sweet family operation! Read less
Likes:
Our room was wonderful and our beds were so comfy!
Dislikes:
None
The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
Georgie
Young Couple
Stayed: Feb '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location:
3
Breakfast:
4
"Short stay for 2 on Valentine's Day"
The venue was a very cosy, Bed and Breakfast which satisfied what we needed. The facility is basic but has everything one would need for a short stay. The reception the staff provided was second to no... Read more
"Short stay for 2 on Valentine's Day"
The venue was a very cosy, Bed and Breakfast which satisfied what we needed. The facility is basic but has everything one would need for a short stay. The reception the staff provided was second to none and the customer service was fantastic. Read less
Likes:
I would have to say that the best thing about the stay was the way were treated and the attitude of the staff who were incredibly helpful for us, especially seeing as we were younger than most.
Dislikes:
None
The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
Emily
Family with young Children
Stayed: Jan '16
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
4
Location:
4
Breakfast:
2
"very welcoming"
Very helpful in facilitating our arrival after hours. Room clean and tidy and bed very comfy. Would have liked a bedside light, but that's a very minor point. Manager very relaxed and helpful. Had a l... Read more
"very welcoming"
Very helpful in facilitating our arrival after hours. Room clean and tidy and bed very comfy. Would have liked a bedside light, but that's a very minor point. Manager very relaxed and helpful. Had a late check out and didn't feel rushed at all. Read less
Likes:
Very comfy beds. Would stay here again for that reason alone!
Dislikes:
None
Response from The BlackSmiths Arms:
Hello Emily, Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your stay with us on the 1st/2nd of Jan. Although we are very disappointed that certain aspects of your stay were not up to Par, we are very appreciative of what you have pointed out & will do our utmost to ensure that your next stay with us will exceed all expectations.
Kindest regards & best wishes for the New Year.
Matthew & Andria
Management
The Black Lion Inn.
The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
Judith
Mature Couple
Stayed: Nov '15
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
4
Value:
4
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
4
Staff service:
5
Location:
4
Breakfast:
4
"Enjoyed our stay"
Relaxed and enjoyable stay... Read more
"Enjoyed our stay"
Relaxed and enjoyable stay Read less
Likes:
Staff very helpful
Dislikes:
None
The BlackSmiths Arms, Halland
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Overall rating: 4.2 out of 5
 Second time I have stayed here again everything was fine 
Robert / May 17
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