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The Star at Alfriston

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Breakfast Buffet
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I staggered into the Star inn on day 8 of our 9 day hike along the southdowns way. We loved the fact that it's location is on the SDW and there was no extra distance to walk as we were really tired....More

Thank Jayne B
Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jayne B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our much-loved inn! We are delighted that your stay was so good in all aspects - this is lovely to hear and we will certainly ensure all departments are notified about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister chose this venue for her wedding. The venue itself was lovely, good food and very attentive staff. A lovely day. But .... the bar prices were ridiculous, we did feel that as a captive audience we were being taken advantage of. Bar prices...More

Thank martinkent1968
Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear martinkent1968, Thank you for your review of your sister's wedding day. Our drinks prices are totally in line with current local and national trends, and we research and compare on a constant basis. I'm sorry that you felt that drinks were expensive. Thank you

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I have dogs, I love dogs, but a family birthday meal ruined by dogs yappin for over an hour and a half in the restaurant is not acceptable. Staff did nothing. I clearly saw other peoples disapproval. Couldn’t speak for the barking. Lovely food, but...More

2  Thank LestyLawrence
Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lesty Lawrence, We are a country inn which welcomes dogs, and it is very difficult for us to control this situation as it is the responsibility of owners to prevent their dogs from making a noise. It would have been an idea for you...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Have heard alot over the last couple of years regarding the food here and knew the previous chef a while ago so keep meaning to get here to sample the food. Had a family day all together so decided to actually get here. Arriving just...More

1  Thank Lee R
Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lee R, Thank you for sending in your review, although it has left me a little mystified as to your real main points. You have said that you enjoyed much of the food, and then not so happy with other parts of the menu....More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Chose this hotel because of our dog and on that front it was great. They supplied a blanket and treats. The blanket was for if the dog got on the bed. I think the blanket could have been a little larger. It was a nice...More

Thank Jeromelash
Response from StarAfriston, General Manager at The Star at AlfristonResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jeromelash, We have certainly updated our fire procedures and overhauled all systems, so apologies for your inconvenience. Reading your review shows you enjoyed everything to a great extent, so it looks like what would have been a lovely stay was marred by the fire...More

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Free Parking
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US$106 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$106 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Debra W
24 May 2017|
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Response from StarAfriston | Property representative |
Please email If this is to do with our June Madness offer please quote this when emailing - it gives you the best room price!
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yasminnahmad
19 September 2016|
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Response from poosey235 | Reviewed this property |
01323 870495 is the number and yes, there is a car park behind the hotel.
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Holborn
5 April 2015|
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Response from No_No_No_Yes | Reviewed this property |
There is no doubt that the many complaints reflect a problem. If I were you, and given you have committed to stay there, I would give them a call in advance and explain your concerns, not rely on the owner reading this. Tell... More
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