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“British Beach Paradise”
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Tombreck is on the beach and boasts magnificent sea views
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Tombreck is on the beach and boasts magnificent sea views
The Cabin View from Tombreck toward Sovereign Harbour,Eastbourne and Beachy Head at low tide.
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Tombreck is on the beach and boasts magnificent sea views
The Cabin
View from Tombreck toward Sovereign Harbour,Eastbourne and Beachy Head at low tide.
Tombreck from the sea at high tide. Tombreck is on the right at the edge of the picture.
The beach is loved by all. You can walk for miles when the tide is out.
The beach gardens are truly beautiful in May/ June
Calm sea and seagulls add to the charm
The bustling restuarants in Sovereign Harbour just a short drive away
Fishing in a calm sea at high tide
Sea view from the lounge
Summer plants in the front garden
Crew room
Vintage additions
View from the Crew room
The 'Bridge'
Tombreck from Coast Road
The Beach
Tombreck frontage
1940's wardrobe
Tombreck from the air
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Bungalow -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Pevensey Bay, Pevensey, East Sussex, England

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Very good - based on 28 reviews
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berrisfor
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
1 review
“Certainly Not worth the money”
Reviewed June 11, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Not as expected for amount paid,very disappointed,view from cottage only good thing about it not clean

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Liked best: view from rear of cottage
Liked least: no follow up help from owner after initial problem with tv and dirty state of cottage
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
Jun 13, 2016
Thank you for your review. I was disappointed you felt the bungalow was not worth the money you paid. I have to say our prices are similar to other beachfront properties in the area and will of course be more expensive than properties that are inland. Properties that have been built on the sea front are rare and therefore command the highest rental prices.
It was unfortunate that you witnessed some of the worst rainfall we have been subjected to for some years and I am sure this must have tainted your view of our wonderful holiday home.
As I mention to all our visitors if there is something not to standard then a quick call to me will result in swift action to sort it out.
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Robert N
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
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“British Beach Paradise”
Reviewed May 20, 2016 for a stay in April 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Let yourself into a little seaside paradise.
Our first holiday as a family of four, without the budget and ease to travel abroad any more this Beach side location fulfilled all our holiday dreams.
A spot on the sea front means staring out to see every minute of the day, only broken by the need to get more groceries. (Which we would rush to do, so we could return to the this perfect peaceful setting).
My children only 1 1/2 and 7 months although young clearly loved the seaside experience. Walks on the beach, playing in the sand and most of all, Mummy and Daddy's (newly relaxed) full attention.
Facilities for them were perfectly suitable. High chair and kitchen gate installed to stop our girl from running in when Mummy was cooking.
We all just chilled out and let time pass by. Out came the provided BBQ midweek and the Bratwurst Hot Dogs were on the menu. Friends and family joined us and we got to show off the sea views and let everyone taste the experience.

Needless to say they are all keen to book a week for themselves.

Big thumbs up. Thank you Tombreck!

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Liked best: Being by the sea.
Liked least: Leaving.
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Lisag0dda...
Surrey
2 reviews
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“A Wonderful Half Term Break”
Reviewed November 8, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed here for the October half term and had an fantastic family holiday. Myself, my husband, our 6 year old and my father.

The property is warm and cosy and was the perfect home from home. Located directly on the beach we were able to literally roll out of bed onto the beach for morning sunrise walks and enjoy moonlit strolls last thing in the evening.

We would highly recommend this holiday home to anyone wanting a comfortable, family holiday.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Coming home!
Traveling 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 People with pets
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tunbridge wells
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Mrs”
Reviewed October 23, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
2
people found this review helpful

Having been here before & had amazing weather , we visited again , in September ,we must be so lucky with the weather , you really could imagine you were on a beach In the south of France ,the location is incredible ,we hope to return again next year, by the way ,many thanks for the lovely welcome basket , such a brilliant touch, Tombreck , we hope to see you again very soon

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Philip W
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
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“Here are some photographs of this dirty,dated and horribly neglected 'home'”
Reviewed October 21, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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person found this review helpful

Please see photographs of the interior of 'Tombreck' and wonder, along with us, who on earth is leaving rave reviews. Our hearts sank as soon as we entered the property through the kitchen with its filthy, ancient, greasy carpet, gaping hole where the previously advertised washing machine had once stood and the cooker with worn off instructions replaced by handwritten permanent marker notations. Really! The filthy cutlery drawer, pans and fridge-freezer compounded the misery. Oh god! The main bed! How old is it? Rusty springs sticking out of a discoloured mattress, topped with layers of dated mattress covers. The 'welcome pack' was insulting. It consisted of two out of date sample hot drinks, an old bottle of shampoo and a cheap toothbrush torn from a value pack. The greasy carpets continued throughout the place as did the scurf and dust. 2 'PVC' sofas had 'throws' on them because the PVC had worn off. The satellite TV does not exist. It's Freeview. The DVD did not work. Rusty radiators. Broken sockets. Hairdryer back broken and stuck together with an old sticker. Black mould on ceilings. Don't move the dining table! The 'mended' broken leg nearly buckled and broke when we tried. Thank god it was covered by a filthy tablecloth! The bathroom was new due to previous complaints. The view is wonderful. The interior falls so far below acceptable levels that it was truly farcical. When I complained to the owner, he said he did not rent this on a commercial basis. This was confusing since we had paid 750 quid for an out of season week. Oh, my wife developed red itchy rash all over her limbs. Oh and the 'quaint triangular wardrobe', along with most of the other mismatched charity shop type cast off furniture is stuffed with their belongings. Oh and the Z bed. Ha ha! Please no! Hey ho, I could go on but well, I need to lie down. Thank god it's not on any of their beds.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: The filthy outdated interior.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
Oct 22, 2015
Oh dear what a nasty review ! especially when I had agreed to let this guest bring his dog and his guinea pig with him to our family holiday home. It seems totally unbelievable that two people only a few weeks apart can have such different views on our home(see feedback). I do accept this is no penthouse suite, as I explain in the listing, but this is a beach holiday home and yes it does have an eclectic mix of furniture and yes there is an Ottoman with our bedding in it. It is however NOT dirty. I received a telephone call from this person on the day before he was due to leave, complaining. Why wait 6 days, had he rung me earlier I would have asked the cleaner to return and do a further clean.

In response to specific issues raised :
- the carpet is flotex throughout chosen for its ability to repel water. It is NOT grease ridden.
- the Sony DVD does work
- Yes the TV is a Sony 40" flat screen and is Freeview.
- the cooker is not new but is clean and works very well
- the fridge freezer is fairly new
- there was some dust on the small table under shelf
- some radiators do have slight rust marks
- there is a crack on one of the plug sockets
- the beds are protected by mattress covers that can be seen in his picture. We ask visitors to bring their own bedding.
- Yes the bathroom and shower are new.
- the 'welcome pack' is just that and had a mixture of chocolates, coffee, tea, shower jel and details of places to visit.
- As for the rash I expect the Guinea pig was responsible for that.

If this guest had spent more time looking out of the Windows and enjoying the uninterrupted view of the English Channel rather than going through our bungalow with a fine tooth comb then he may have enjoyed his holiday more.
Maybe we get rave reviews because most visitors come for a holiday and not to conduct a property survey.

And to top it all when my cleaner visited, after they had left, she said that all the furniture had be moved to different rooms and the place was left in a terrible state.

Having said all that I do accept you cannot please all the people all of the time!
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jq1959201...
Banbury, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Tom-Brilliant!”
Reviewed October 11, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
2
people found this review helpful

I stayed at Tombreck with my son,mum and my labrador Jimi! The weather was appaulling but we were fine watching the rain from the comfort of the lounge!
The bungalow had all the home comforts one would expect and the beds were very comfy.
Parking was good and the shop being so close was convenient. Being right on the beach was excellent as as soon as the sun came out we were out there!
I wouldn't hesitate to stay at "Tombreck" again.

Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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PKMax
Surrey
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“FANTASTIC!”
Reviewed April 13, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Thankyou for a brilliant holiday at Tombreck. The location is beautiful and we had such a wonderful, relaxing week. The thoughtful little touches like an Easter egg because it was Easter week were so lovely. Already been in touch with owner to book again. Thankyou so much!

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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