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“Fantastic summer holiday stay at the Rock Lobster”
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53 reviews
We aim to make holidaying with children as stress-free as possible.
Rock Lobster is located on the award winning Whitesand development at Camber Sands.
We are proud of our 4* Gold Award from Enjoy England.
We welcome dogs as Rock Lobster.
Church Square in Rye, a picture perfect ancient town just 3 miles away.
Ypres Castle in Rye, one of many attractions within a few miles of Rock Lobster.
Mermaid Street in Rye (3 miles away) is one of the prettiest cobbled streets in the UK.
Derek Jarman's garden at Dungeness.
Dungeness a baron landscape but a great place to explore - much loved by photographers and artists.
Bodiam Castle, one of many National Trust properties within a short drive of Camber Sands.
The 'little train' - The Romney Hythe & Dymchurch Railway - a great family day out.
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Camber, Rye, East Sussex, England

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neilgrant...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic summer holiday stay at the Rock Lobster”
Reviewed 2 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

This is our families third stay at the lovely Rock Lobster and, once again, we had a fantastic time! Carol has put so much thought and care into the cottage, making it a great location for visits with children and pets, even providing lots of extra buckets and spades and equipment to take to the stunning Camber beach, which is a 5 minute walk away. The decking area outside is great and, as we were very lucky with the weather, was a really nice spot to sit out in the evening and enjoy some delicious fresh seafood from Rye!

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children People with pets
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Management Response
16 Aug 2016
We look forward to welcoming you for a forth visit in the future. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, we do appreciate it.
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Alex R
London
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lovely Long Weekend at Rock Lobster!”
Reviewed 26 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016
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We loved our stay at Rock Lobster!

Immaculately clean and well positioned for Camber, Rye and surrounding areas. The house is well set out and great for families and young children. Our little boy (aged 2) loved the garden and could safely play in it. The decor is clean and modern and everything had been thought of so we didn't have to worry or think about anything.

We all loved the extra touches - Daisy the Dog, delicious homemade scones & jam and tea, coffee & milk provided.

We look forward to staying again and will definitely be recommending Rock Lobster to everyone!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
1 Jun 2016
Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We have put a lot of thought and effort into making our holiday homes as children friendly as possible without detracting from the enjoyment of those without children and other adults. It's good to know we have got it right.

We look forward to welcoming you again soon.
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Louise M
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Modern, clean, well equipped and close to the beach.”
Reviewed 7 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We enjoyed our stay in this comfortable modern semi-detached house which sits within a quiet attractive modern development. It has everything you need. The décor is tasteful and nautical themed. Comfy bed with crisp white linen and rain shower.
The house was immaculately clean and dog friendly.
The garden was enclosed but bland. It consisted of decking and pebbles which is low maintenance but lacked colour and didn't inspire you to sit outside even on a sunny day. A few shrubs/flowers would have made all the difference.
The beautiful beach was a 5 minute walk away and dog friendly.
The owner supplied delicious freshly baked scones and homemade jam on arrival. She also contacted us during our stay to ensure everything was alright.
We would certainly stay here again.

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Liked best: Clean, tasteful and close to the beach.
Liked least: The garden
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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Management Response
9 May 2016
Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the cottage comfortable, clean and well equipped. Early May is not the best time for our little garden which we have tried to keep as dog/ child friendly as possible with tough ornamental zebra grass, pampas type grasses and herbs. I'm afraid the herbs got a bit of a bashing over the winter and either had to be removed or at best looked a bit battered during your stay. We are sorry you did not feel inspired to sit out as the garden is lovely and sheltered and the furniture quite comfortable.

We look forward to welcoming you and your dogs back in the future.

Carol (owner)
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Copley_Ca...
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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“Lovely holiday chalet near the beach”
Reviewed 29 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Well appointed holiday cottage in a lovely area for a seaside/country break. Little touches - such as the scones and home made jam and the dog biscuits made us feel really welcome. I would definitely recommend this property and the owners.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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MickandKa...
Southampton, United Kingdom
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“Ticked All The Boxes!”
Reviewed 26 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We stayed here for five nights in April and it did all we wanted it to.
The place was clean and had all we needed for a short break on the coast. We were met on arrival and had everything explained very clearly and the milk, scones and jam were very much appreciated.
The beach is a very short walk away and Barney our dog loved running in the sand dunes and along the beach. If you are planning a visit with a dog you cannot use the middle section of the beach from May 1st - Sept.30th but there is lots of space either side of the restricted area and plenty of good walking places around the area.
We would happily go back again and would not hesitate to recommend it.

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Liked best: Good location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
28 Apr 2016
Thank you for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you and Barney back again sometime. Carol
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