The Smugglers Retreat

Entire rental unit hosted by David

  1. 5 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.


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Beautifully presented south facing sea front apartment with exceptional panoramic views out over the English Channel and the beach on its doorstep. Located at the heart of Hastings, seconds from the town centre and only minutes’ walk from Hastings station, this perfect seaside retreat is ideal for a short break to Hastings.

The space
To the front of the apartment is a large, bright living-dining room with sofa bed, double height ceilings, floor to ceiling windows and French doors leading to a full width south facing balcony, ideal for evening drinks or al fresco dining. Adjacent is the fully equipped modern fitted kitchen complete with Nespresso machine, dishwasher, microwave and full range of cutlery and crockery.
To the rear are two spacious double bedrooms, the master featuring a king-sized bed, and both fitted with wardrobes for storage. The apartment is complete with a stylish contemporary bathroom with part tiled walls, pedestal hand basin and shower.
This fantastic seaside home has recently undergone extensive restoration and the attention to detail is evident in every room with high quality finishes and luxury furnishings throughout. Ideal for anyone looking for a stylish seaside retreat.
This apartment can be booked in conjunction with our other stunning seafront holiday let apartments, ideal for larger groups or families or events as all of our short break apartments are situated in the same building.
Our holiday homes come complete with an on call service should you need us during your stay

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Common space
1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Hair dryer
Long-term stays allowed

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4.68 out of 5 stars from 44 reviews


Where you’ll be

East Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Hastings is home to the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe, the remains of the first castle in England to be built by William the Conqueror , A Stunningly beautiful and preserved old town and a strong local arts community.
Hastings is really three towns in one joined by a level promenade; the Old Town to the east, the bustling contemporary shopping town centre in the middle and St Leonards to the west featuring the classical elegance of James Burton’s architecture and the fashionable Norman Road – recently named as the new ‘Portobello Road-on sea’ by The Times` and offering a great collection of antique shops and vintage galleries.
Hastings has grown in popularity as a seaside destination attracting many visitors and holidaymakers over the summer season. With multiple festivals and attractions taking place not to mention the huge music and arts scene there is always plenty to do. sign up to our news letter or check out our blog to keep up to date with what is going on.

Hosted by David

  1. Joined in November 2018
  • 684 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I have been living on the south coast since 2017 and love the people and the area.
  • Response rate: 99%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 15:00 - 23:00
Check out: 10:00
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy