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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Camber, Rye, East Sussex, England

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Milacik_1...
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“5+ stars accommodation - amazing!”
Reviewed February 20, 2018 for a stay in February 2018
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We have stayed in many cottages but this one is one of the best dog friendly cottages I have experienced. Very clean, well equipped, high standard, close to the sea, 2 decking areas (even in February I manage to enjoy my coffee on the front sunny decking) and welcoming basket was a very nice touch. I definitely highly recommend this place. The area is very pleasant, 5 minutes to the beach and you can even walk to Rye (3 miles).Thank you very much. We will definitely come back. Very happy customers!

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William B
Miami, Florida
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158 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Seaside delight ”
Reviewed January 15, 2018 for a stay in December 2017

Harbour Lights in Camber Sands is a warm and welcoming holiday getaway, not far from London or easy connections to Europe .It’s a comfortable, well maintained, pet friendly, reasonably priced 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath that is just across the road from one of Britain’s best sandy beaches. This place has great indoor and outdoor space for entertaining or relaxing while you’re on holiday. Once you settle in you won’t have to go far. There are some fun places to eat and drink within walking distance. We‘ve stayed here a few times and have not been disappointed.

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Mavis H
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“PERFECT!!!”
Reviewed December 5, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

We had the most amazing weekend in Camber Sands last weekend. Harbour Lights was absolutely perfect for our stay, beautifully presented, comfortable, relaxed, spacious and extremely well equipped. It really felt like a home from home. Highlights of our weekend included long walks on the beach with our dog Jasper, meals at The Owl and The Castle Inn, a crazy family game of Monopoly (I won, mwah ha ha ha) and a visit to the cobbled streets of Rye. Can't wait to go back and wouldn't want to stay anywhere other than Harbour Lights.

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Liked best: Pet Friendly property
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Dec 2015
Thank you very much for the lovely review and congratulations on the Monopoly win ;) Look forward to having you back at Harbour Lights very soon! Richard, Sophie, Arthur & Oscar
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Tamara Z
1 review
“Lovely Holiday Beach Home!”
Reviewed August 24, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We spent a fantastic week at Harbour Lights, the house was very spacious, beds very comfy, showers fantastic, welcome basket a lovely surprise too. We highly recommend this property as it had everything we needed for a relaxing beach holiday. Very quiet end of road location so children could play safely outside too in the evenings. Very state of the art appliances, and very roomy kitchen to comfortably seat six in. Large living room with well stocked Wii and DVD's. Next time we will bring our dog too!

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Liked best: Quiet location
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
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Management Response
9 Sep 2015
Thank you for taking the time to post this lovely review.
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Samantha...
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed June 29, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

I recently stayed at 'Harbour lights' with my parents, sister and dog - and was absolutely delighted with the cottage and location. The cottage is well equipped, spacious and clean and had everything we could've needed for our stay. The wine and cake on arrival was also a very nice touch. The location is fantastic, we were a short walk to the beach and went visited multiple times per day to take the dog on a walk across the dunes and for a paddle in the sea, which she absolutely loved. For pet owners it is an absolute treat and I think my pomchi will certainly miss her lovely beach walks.

Rye is also a short drive and we went for dinner a couple of times, the George Grill do an amazing steak and great wine, the Standard Inn was also a highlight for its delicious burger (my sister said it was the best she has tasted and at 18 she loves a burger!) and the fish and chips were also second to none. Im not sure I have tasted chips quite so good before!
We also found the Mermaid café a lovely spot for lunch - their homemade sausage rolls are to die for and the Ship Innoffers outdoor seating for food/drinks for a dog friendly venue.

Another highlight of our trip was the wine tasting and Vineyard tour at Chapel Down, which was a 20 minute drive to the cottage, again we had a great day, the sun was shining and the wine was certainly flowing!! We tried about 8/9 different wines and came away with a few bottles of their English Rose Sparkling Wine and Nectar wine.

All in all we had a great time and would highly recommend a visit! We will certainly be looking to book again next year.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Jul 2015
Thank you very much for taking the time to post this great review, we are really pleased you had a lovely stay. Rye is certainly a foodie's heaven as you found out and its good to hear you managed to sample some of the fantastic wine produced in the area.

We look forward to welcoming you all back next year when your pomchi is ready for some more beach fun! Richard, Sophie, Arthur & Oscar
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NLM45
Warwick, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect Holiday!”
Reviewed August 8, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

"Harbour Lights" is a lovely house in a lovely location. We had a perfect week. The property was beautifully coordinated, and had every luxury. The kitchen was particularly well appointed. It was great to have such a property which allowed our dog to come too. Gypsy enjoyed her holiday. The beach, dunes and Rye Nature Reserve were well trodden during our stay. We found The Green Owl in Camber, and Simply Italian in Rye most welcoming. Glorious weather just topped off a perfect week.

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Liked best: Kitchen
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups People with pets
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Helen R
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Comfortable, well equipped, spacious house, close to the beach.”
Reviewed June 2, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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people found this review helpful

We really enjoyed our stay at Harbour Lights. John was there to welcome us and give us lots of local info. The welcome basket of goodies was a lovely touch. The house is extremely well equipped and furnished and spotlessly clean upon arrival. The beach was fabulous and very dog friendly, our Hungarian Vizsla, Leo loved it and would happily wander off in the dunes, returning occasionally to check we were alright. He would endlessly chase seagulls and oyster catchers ensuring he was well and truly tired out at the end of the day. The beach is also brilliant for children, the soft sand , the undulating dunes provided endless fun and games. As mentioned by previous guests, Camber itself is a bit disappointing but don't let that put you off, near by Rye was lovely with lots of nice eateries. On a rainy morning we tried Ashford outlet village about 25 mins away, worth a visit if you like shopping. Bodiam Castle is also a nice day out, dogs allowed in the park but not the castle. Would love to return as there is still lots to see and do.

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Liked best: Well equipped spacious house
Liked least: Mattress a little too firm for me
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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