First things first, this is not a new caravan but you can see this from the pictures, it is however in just about the best location you could ask for.
Though not new the caravan well equipped with almost all you should need for your stay, the kitchen is very well stocked with pots and pans etc. unusually for a caravan the oven works well an the microwave, though small is powerful enough to be usable. We had some issues with how clean the onsite team left the caravan before we arrived and we had to clean some surfaces and equipment ourselves.
Though the post states that towels are provided they were not for us and in the end we had to buy some in the town, about a mile away.
Now the best bit...
You will not find a caravan sited in a better part of this park for the rental that David charges, the balcony looks out onto the dunes and out across the beach to Srobby Sands, the sun rise is a must see and as a runner i loved the fact that I could leave the caravan and run the sea front into the town and back and then sit on the balcony with a coffee and breakfast.
Would we rent again?
Yes without a doubt!
The position of the caravan is very good. Loved the sun rises. The site had good facilities. The caravan was spacious and in a very good position. It would benefit from some sharp knives and a pair of scissors in the kitchen. Very comfortable. Xx
We arrived at Seashores round 4pm and within 10 minutes we were all booked in by the friendly staff in reception and in our caravan.
The caravan was excellent, it was a 2017 3 bed model, we hired two and they were very close to each other.
Once unpacked we then went to the Mash & Barrel for something to eat, the food and drink was good.
The following day we walked into Great Yarmouth (about a 30 minute stroll). If you don't want to walk you can get the bus, train or drive.
The only facilities we used were the swimming pool. The pools are good one kiddie and one for everyone else.
The park is very clean and easy to get around.
All the staff are friendly and helpful.
Booked this mobile home for 7 people, I hope I give a balanced view of our weekend away. I shall start with the positives. I contacted the owner before our stay with some questions and he got back to me straight away. My son has quite severe allergies and the owners together with the cleaner ensured the accommodation was really clean and bed linen was washed with hypo allergenic powder both were wonderful at accommodating our needs. The position of the mobile home was wonderful close to the beach, facilities and town centre. The accommodation also had a good selection of games, books etc to pass the time away if the weather turned. However a few things were not quite right the first is very minor, there were no knives or scissors to cut or prepare food. I could have missed these things but three of us really had a good look for these items. Though all other utensils were there, and the kitchen was well equipped this was just a minor inconvenience at the time. We had a plans for the weekend which did not involve using the club house for entertainment but we did want to pop for a quick swim. We were told it would be £70 for 1 hours swim for us all as we would need a day pass to do that, obviously we did not go and my son was disappointed. This is not the fault of the owners though but I am just saying entertainment passes are very expensive however the Mash Barrel pub is very good and close to the mobile home so use that if you wish to get out in the evening. The last thing I wish to mention is my husband and I decided to give the kids the bedrooms as we thought they would get a better night sleep in their own rooms so we opted for the sofa bed. This was truly awful the mattress was11/2 inches thick after 10 mins we felt the metal in our backs it was so worn and old. We ended up sleeping on the floor and had to do this for two nights this did effect our holiday as we were so tired and driving home on the last day after no sleep for two days was dreadful. On balance the break would have been really wonderful as the owners have got so many good things going on in this mobile home and if they got a decent mattress for the sofa bed I would go again as I cannot fault the customer service or other things in the mobile home or caravan park.
The only good thing I can say about this caravan is the location it's right on the sand dunes. But that's when it ends. The bed in the main bedroom was lumpy and broke at the bottom so every time I sat at the end of the bed in dipped right down. The carpets where filthy and thread bear. The pots and pans all needed a good wash before we could use them along with all the cupboards. the cushions on the seating area was not fit for Propose. Now I get it's a pet friendly caravan and I wasn't expecting it to be emasculate but it really needs a good clean from top to bottom. It really was that bad I refused to cook anything in there. If the owner just spend some time sorting it out it would make a lovely caravan.
Having never stayed in a static caravan before I was suprised how big the living space was. The bedrooms were a bit cramped but fine. The kitchen and living space ample. It was nice having a veranda too although a bit cold and windy but wrapped up with a hot cup of tea was lovely looking over the sand dunes to the sea.
Sadly here were a couple of things that concerned me. I noticed one of the alarms was loose on the ceiling. I pressed the test button with no response I also tested the other alarm, neither was working. I called the number I had for the cleaner who was working on the site and was able to come straight away. I also had to report the kitchen draw was broken. She agreed the alarms needed replacing and the draw was taken away for repair.
For the rest of the week there were no working Fire or Carbon Monoxide alarms. I was very disappointed this wasn't dealt with urgently.
We didn't take part in any of the Haven campsites activities which seemed ideal for family groups. There is transport from the site along the seafront to Gt Yarmouth
I would recommend this accommodation if the safety issues were working for families. It's not a new van but is ideally positioned by the sea
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