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“Lovely place to stay in Whitstable”
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Whitstable, Kent, England

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NellieB1
London
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely place to stay in Whitstable”
Reviewed 12 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

Stayed for a few nights only but this house is gorgeous and so close to the High Street - perfect for a first trip to Whitstable.
Rainy and cold outside but we were very cosy inside.
Has everything you could possibly need.
Rented through Whitstable Cottage Company - Garrie was so helpful.
We can't wait to go back to Whitstable.

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Liked best: Great location and very clean house
Liked least: Can't think of anything!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
15 Jan 2014
Thank you so much for your review ,it is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay at 'Waves' .Hope to see you again !
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Ian H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“First Rate Property In Great Location”
Reviewed 15 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013

Wonderful property, ideally situated to explore the whole of Whitstable and further afield up and down the coast. Felt like a real home from home and the information pack in the property (and sent ahead) was really useful, especially details of dog friendly eateries etc.

Best compliment to pay is that a week was not enough - so much to do and a great base to come back to and relax after a day out.

So many places to eat and drink in Whitstable, and one of the most dog friendly places we have visited - but if it is just a drink you are after then you will not do much better than the New Inn - quite literally over the road from the property. But every pub we visited was perfect for a lazy late afternoon / early evening pint (with a very tired dog in tow).

Very quiet property, despite central location, as on a pedestrianised stretch of street - but no issues whatsoever with parking in surrounding streets.

Certainly plan to return and have already recommended to friends.

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Liked best: Location and overall feel of property - very homely and comfortable
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
19 Nov 2013
Thanks for that Ian,very kind.Hope to welcome you back in 2014
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Bec1970
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely”
Reviewed 4 November 2013 for a stay in November 2013
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This is a lovely property by the sea very clean and well equipped. Only one small thing would be nice to control heating a bit more. Also book places to eat in advance but suggestions folder very useful.

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niamhck
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely stay in a beautiful house”
Reviewed 25 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Great central location, comfy beds, loved all the technology - iPhone dock with speakers.
Lovely house and nice little outdoor space, had a great time walking my dog on the beach. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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Liked best: Comfy sofas and the technology, also very central location
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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slw55
West Yorks
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent location and great place to stay!”
Reviewed 9 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Just returned from a weekend with my partner and daughter staying at Waves in Whitstable while attending a family christening. The accommodation was clean, well equipped and stylishly decorated with lots of interesting features. Free Wi-Fi was also an added bonus.

The location was very central and only a few minutes walk from the station, High Street and harbour so no need for a car. There was some noise from nearby pubs but it certainly didn't spoil our weekend.

Many thanks Debbie, we loved your property and hope to return in the future and have no hesitation in recommending Waves.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Portia N
Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
“The perfect place to stay in Whitstable”
Reviewed 6 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

My husband and I stayed for two nights with our two children at Waves and we would definitely choose to stay there again. The house was very clean, stylish and comfortable throughout. It was well equipped and had an excellent internet connection on all floors. The street outside the house is pedestrianised making it very safe for younger children and we were able to park our car close by. The central location meant that we could walk everywhere. We particularly appreciated that we were able to bring our dog.

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Liked best: The location and comfort
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Graham_Pa...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Superb!”
Reviewed 1 May 2013 for a stay in April 2013

Thank you so much for a wonderful stay at your lovely house. Waves surpassed our expectations, and we were really impressed with the quality of fittings and creative decor. The beds and furniture were very comfortable
The house is perfectly placed in the centre of town, with all the amenities within walking distance. I'm sure we will be back.

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