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“Lovely and luxurious Hastings home!”
Mount Pleasant House
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Mount Pleasant House
3D Internet TV with Home Cinema System, Wii Console & WiFi Comfortable Lounge with reclining suite
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28 reviews
Mount Pleasant House
3D Internet TV with Home Cinema System, Wii Console & WiFi
Comfortable Lounge with reclining suite
The Well Equipped Kitchen with Induction Cooker
Kitchen/Diner with 2 high chairs
Superking Downstairs Bedroom
Shower room Ground Floor
Double Bedroom
Back bedroom, Twin
Shower Room Upstairs
Bright Front Twin Bedroom
Bathroom with Shower/Bath
Cabin / Games Room
Snooker / Pool Table, Table Football & Darts
Secure Enclosed Garden
Pets are Welcome
The BOS playing field
West Hill, Looking over the Old Town
Alexandra Park
Lovely Walks at Fairlight
Hastings Fishing Boat
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Townhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Hastings, East Sussex, England

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Nicola B
London, England, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Big let down ”
Reviewed 25 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We hired this house for our daughter to be married from as we don't live in Hastings, as we had to hire for 7 days we decided to stay on with my Mother, other daughter and her family for a few days holiday.
I am at a loss with earlier reviews, the house had a horrible musty smell we had to burn candles nightly to eradicate it. The water had no pressure at all yes there is 3 showers but they trickle there is no presdure the bath took an age to fill for our granddaughters bath each evening. The hot water takes forever to warm up. The biggest shock was the bedding no duvets just a sheet and old blankets with 1970 type old eiderdowns. We actually went out and bought bedding.
The owner was welcoming and yes there were baked scones waiting which was nice but we were so upset with what we found it took 3 days for us to settle, we spent all our time out of the house. The afore acclaimed wifi was useless we ran our phones on 4g, we did use the BBQ which was preferable to using the cooker.
I have never hired a private house before and would hesitate to do so again.
The request was to check out by 10am and we were on course to do this however on the morning we were leaving dead on 10am the owner walked in to clean we felt like we'd been evicted.
A wonderful occasion of our daughters wedding will always be blighted by our biggest mistake of renting this property.

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Management Response
27 Aug 2017
We are sorry that you were disappointed with the house. As we are only next door & wish you had mentioned any of these issues while you were with us. We have never had problems before. It was after 10am when we came in to see if you were ready to vacated the property & we needed to do intensive cleaning after you left. We had divided the zip link bed downstairs, put 2 beds together upstairs & made up a zbed & blow up bed along with looking after your dog for the day of the wedding. You had a party on the friday night & the BBQ was left needing an hour to clean. We have never had problems with the summer bedding as visitors say they don't want duvets in the hot weather. As for the WiFi when alot of people are using it, it will become less powerful. The visitors this week say that they can't agree with your review & we feel hurt after trying so hard to cater for all your needs.
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Jan van B
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely and luxurious Hastings home!”
Reviewed 25 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We had a fine week in this spacious and lyxurious house, quite close to the centre of Hastings. For the dog walks in nearby Alexandra park was a treat. From Hastings, not to be missed places as London and Battle are wuthin reach. The friendly reception of Sheila makes one feel comfortable right from the start. No hesitation here to recommend this house!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
26 Aug 2016
Thank you for taking the time to write your review & telling others about the interesting places nearby.
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dpvile
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Amazing house for a great holiday”
Reviewed 12 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
2
people found this review helpful

From arriving to a guided tour and fresh scones, this house made our holiday a truly relaxing time for the whole family.

The house was amazingly equipped with the kids turning the games room into their own club / den while we enjoyed the garden and the dog lazed in the sunshine.

There was everything you could ever need supplied (we always go prepared but were amazed at how well we were looked after) And the showers, toilets and rooms were spacious, clean and fantastically equipped.

The Wii led to family 'Olympic' games, and then enabled us to use Netflix and YouTube as well. The internet was fast and enabled all the family devices to work happily.

The house is in a great location, with Morrisons a short (If slightly uphill on the return journey) 10 mins away on foot. Its a 30 minute walk into town over the West Hill (Very steep but worth it with great views of the old town and the First In Last Out pub lies at the other end with very good beer brewed in Hastings)

We could have done something different every day for a year, but sadly only had a week available. There is just so much to do, and its worth looking as booking activities online can save you between 10% and 20% on entry prices.

We will come back and would not want to stay anywhere else. Also this has set a new standard we will look for when ever we travel anywhere else.

Thank you for making your home ours for our stay, and we hope to see you again!

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Liked best: The house was so easy to adapt to it felt like home straight away
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
13 Aug 2016
Thank you for a lovely review. You left the house spotless & we were sorry to see you go home. It was nice to hear laughter over the fence & thank you for writing in our holiday book to let other visitors know good places to enjoy.
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banana300...
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Perfect for a party and multi generations”
Reviewed 24 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We were delighted with the Mount Pleasant property. It is spacious and very well equipped with generous bathroom provision. Dogs are made to feel very welcome and the games cabin and toy cupboard were an added bonus. Sheila was very kind and accommodating; we held a 70th birthday party, which the house was perfect for. The reclining sofas in the lounge were super. We are a family of three generations and the house caters for all those generations.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Apr 2016
Thank you for your kind review & taking the time to write it.
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Gemma L
Bristol
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely welcoming people, and very clean homely home.”
Reviewed 5 January 2016 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Sheila and Robert am sorry taken me so long to write a review,

We stayed here at the end of sept, a family of 5 adults 3 young children and a dog, we had a lovely time, fab base to lots of places, the house was lovely and plenty of room for all to sit and eat, as we spent a lot of time there to,

Due mum having a accident while on holiday, Sheila was very good with her nursing skills, and making sure mum traveled home in comfort,

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Jan 2016
It was a pleasure to have you stay. Hope all the family are well & maybe see you again one day.
We wish you a happy, healthy year ahead.
Sheila
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Martin M
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Absolutly wonderful”
Reviewed 31 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

The house was very spacious and extremely well-equipped.
We were very warmly welcomed by the owners Sheila and Robert. We especially enjoyed the games shed in the garden. Sheila was very helpful and picked us up from the supermarket and even drove us to the station at the crack of dawn on the day of out departure.

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Management Response
2 Nov 2015
It was a pleasure to have you stay. We try to make your holiday a happy & memorable one .
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ConnPadd
Hertfordshire
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A more than Pleasant Holiday Home!”
Reviewed 27 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

From the moment we pulled up on the drive, when Sheila and Robert (the owners) came out to greet us, you got the feeling that this was going to be a very special holiday experience. Sheila and Robert made us feel so welcome, like friends coming to pay a visit. The homemade scones and jam was such a nice touch, as was the bottle of milk in the fridge, with plenty of tea bags and coffee so we could make a nice hot drink after our journey.

Sheila and Robert gave us a guided tour of the property, as well as giving advice on places to visit, local amenities and take aways! You are very much given the impression that nothing is too much trouble.

We were a party of four adults and four dogs, but as the house is so incredibly spacious with it’s four bedrooms and three bathrooms, there was more than enough room for all. There was also the most fabulous kitchen, with every appliance, gadget and utensil you could possibly need. Also, a lovely fully enclosed garden which was an added bonus (an absolute must for us dog owners!).

The location is convenient for all local amenities and tourist attractions, but like previous reviewers mentioned on an occasionally busy road (during peak times). We can honestly say though we never once noticed or were bothered by the sound of traffic. Just to put this in some perspective, there is off road parking for two cars at the front of the property and we had no difficulty reverse parking or pulling off the drive each day!

Sheila and Robert also provided dog bowls, dog towels, dog beds, laundry and dishwasher tablets. Basically everything you might possibly need. Also TV’s in every room and great WIFI!

We found the kitchen a particularly great space to come together after our daily excursions for a cup of tea, or glass of wine.

We cannot recommend this property highly enough. It has everything you could possibly need to make holiday a real home from home.

Thanks again to Sheila and Robert for making our holiday so special. You do make the difference!

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Liked best: Dog Friendly
Liked least: End of Holiday
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
2 Nov 2015
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us.
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