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The heated indoor swimming pool
Your private back garden of Badgers Den Cottage has sun loungers, dining table and BBQ area.
The entrance gate to Badgers Den Cottage.
The front of Badgers Den Cottage, and entrance gate.
The main living area is bright and open plan. A large smart TV hangs on the wall.
The main living area is bright and open plan. One of the cupboards is full of board games and toys.
A large smart TV hangs on the wall, as well as a DVD and sound system. A cupboard is full of games
The main living area is bright and open plan.
The master bedroom has a king size bed and oak furniture
The oak furniture includes a dressing table, bedside tables & large wardrobe with drawers underneath
Master Bedroom ensuite toilet and walk-in shower.
The main family bathroom has a bath and shower.
The stairs up to the 2nd bedroom is carpeted.
The upstairs bedroom has 2 single beds, a large smart TV and oak furniture
The upstairs bedroom has 2 single beds, a large smart TV and oak furniture
The kitchen is fully equiped, with great views of the garden.
The kitchen is fully equiped, with great views of the garden.
Here you can see the integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer.
The sofa's are high quality and very comfy. One of the cupboards is full of board games and toys.
The conservatory is a great place to sit and relax. Read a book while staying out of the strong sun
The conservatory is also home to the washing machine and a large belfast sink.
Eating outside is always a great experience.
The outdoor hot tub is a full-sensory experience:
30 Hydrotherapy jets and
Bio-Magnetic Therapy.
The parking area for Badgers Den Cottage.
142 Martineau Lane, Hastings
Covehurst Bay, Hastings
Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve
Hastings
Badgers Den Holiday Cottage, Covehurst Bay, Hastings
Covehurst Bay, Hastings
A two minute walk gives you access to plenty of space to BBQ, run around and play!
Covehurst Bay, Hastings
Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve
Loads of amazing walking routes
Cliff End by Pett Level (near Covehurst Bay) . Great for dinosaur bone hunting.
Lots of local waterfalls to see
Entrance to Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve.
Fun in the sun at Hastings Country Park
Entrance gate to Badgers Den - Covehurst Bay Holiday Cottage.
The outdoor hot tub is a full-sensory experience:
30 Hydrotherapy jets and
Bio-Magnetic Therapy.
Sunbathing area, hot tub and swimming pool
outside hot tub and garden
indoor heated swimming pool with lots of inflatable toys
The indoor heated pool is great fun rain or shine.
weights gym
weights gym next to the pool
beautiful gardens to explore
beautiful gardens to explore
beautiful gardens to explore
The view from the bedroom window
beautiful gardens to explore
beautiful gardens to explore
beautiful gardens to explore
Badgers Den, Covehurst Bay Holiday Cottage
Your own private sunbathing, BBQ and eating area.
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Hastings, East Sussex, England

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Kent
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Comfortable, spacious and welcoming”
Reviewed December 15, 2016 for a stay in December 2016

A lot of thought has gone into equipping the cottage and your made to feel very welcome with the hamper. For 2 it is spacious and comfortable. The use of the pool and hot tub is an added luxury.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Kathryn G
1 review
“Beautiful surroundings & excellent accommodation”
Reviewed December 11, 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Thank you for letting us stay at your beautiful cottage. It was exceptionally well thought out accommodation and you couldn't ask for more. The pool & hot tub were an added bonus which we very much enjoyed.

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mollysaye...
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Cottage with great facilities”
Reviewed November 23, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

I would highly recommend this cottage. Absolutely loved the indoor swimming pool and the hot tub. Hosts are also very friendly and helpful. We will definitely be going back soon.

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Siobhan R
1 review
“A brilliant luxuries cottage, will definetly be back.”
Reviewed October 30, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

An amazing luxuries cottage with a beautiful garden, swimming pool and hot tub, definitely will be back.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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KittyBeau...
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Relaxing Long Weekend”
Reviewed October 10, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

What a perfect retreat! The cottage is stunning and has everything you could possibly need for your stay. Flowers, fruit and a few essentials were spot on and welcoming. The gardens are stunning and were still blooming in October. A stay in the summer must be fantastic as BBQs with friends and family in this garden would be fab. We used the hot tub each evening and the pool every day. Chris showed me how to operate everything on arrival and then left us to our own devices. We didn't hardly see him although I am sure that if we did need him he would be on hand quickly. This is a perfect place for good friends, couples or family to stay. We will be bringing family and children back next time for sure. The other cottage, Swallows Nest would be great for our family as the lounge and kitchen area are much larger but there is only one bathroom. It would also be great to book out both cottages at the same time for exclusivity although during our stay we didn't see the other guests. Both cottages are dog friendly and there are plenty of walks to take them on. A car is essential I would say as there isn't much within walking distance that said there are busses and we drove in to Hastings, left the car and got a cab back for only £6-.4 adults and 2 dogs!! We left the car overnight and collected it the following morning. We will be back and we will be telling our friends and family about your beautiful cottages

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Liked best: Hot Tub
Traveling group: Friends
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nenen30
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Truly Outstanding in Every Way Possible”
Reviewed October 2, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We have stayed in many holiday cottages over the years but nothing comes even close to matching the truly outstanding features of Badger's Den. Chris and Erick are wonderful hosts who have thought of everything you might need and then some more (e.g. a sewing kit, screwdrivers and an extension lead, to name but a few of the many extras). Everything is beautifully maintained and it really feels as if a great deal of love and care goes into the whole place.

Badger's Den is tucked away in an idyllic spot but easy to find nonetheless. Parking is provided very close to the cottage. Inside, Badger's Den is on one level, although there are a couple of steps up to the front gate (take care because I tripped and fell there) and one step to get inside the front door. Providing you can manage a couple of steps, it is suitable for people with limited mobility.

The cottage was immaculate and furnished with quality solid oak furniture throughout. The bed was one of the most comfortable we've ever slept in - so much so that I checked the labels on the memory foam topper and quality cotton bedding and ordered some of my own from the same company as soon as I got home! Everything worked just as it should, although (given we are not the most technologically proficient people) it would have been helpful to have a five year old child with us to work all the amazing digital gadgets, especially the Smart TV and the hi tech cooker! Having said that, a book containing operating instructions for absolutely everything is conveniently provided and we had fun working things out for ourselves. I have no doubt that, if we had needed help, it would have been provided in a flash!

Our dogs have never been more warmly welcomed; all too often places which say they are 'dog friendly' are anything but. Erick and Chris simply ask that the dogs do not go in the bedroom, which is fair enough. However, they provide a cheerful, yellow checked, fitted throw over the sofa so that our dogs could snuggle up with us in the evenings, just like they do at home. Their own dogs (two lovely Labradors and a gorgeous little Pomeranian) are very friendly but kept well under control at all times. Chris even offered to walk our dogs for us along with theirs! Indeed, Chris and Erick are the perfect hosts, warmly welcoming and on hand should you want anything but totally unobtrusive and very respectful of guests' privacy.

The cottage has it's own private, enclosed patio garden, complete with BBQ where our dogs were safe. Erick and Chris also encouraged us to spend as much time as we wished in their stunningly beautiful gardens. The indoor swimming pool is gorgeous, as is the outdoor jacuzzi (kept at a constant 40 degrees). If you can bear to tear yourself away from the cottage, the guest book lists everything you could possibly need or want to visit in the vicinity. Badger's Den is a jewel within an area of outstanding natural beauty and we can't wait to go back.
Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday.

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Liked best: The love and care Chris & Erick put in to making everything such high quality and ensuring every need is provided for.
Liked least: Nothing to dislike.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Mark F
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Not to be missed!!”
Reviewed August 26, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Wonderful Cottage, beautiful setting, marvellous swimming pool, great hot tub and a great base to explore the numerous local attractions.
You may have guessed that we will be returning!!

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Liked best: Everything.
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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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