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Smugglers Rest

9 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
A sizeable property with 4 bedrooms (3 x double, 1 x twin) and a bathroom on the 1st floor. On the ground floor is a large kitchen, cloakroom, lounge/diner, a second bathroom and a separate wc. All bedding and towels supplied. There is a colour TV, dvd, video, books & games. The property is equipped with electric cooker, freezer, microwave, iron, washing machine, fridge, dining table/chairs, central heating, barbecue etc and all rooms are of a good size with ample storage facilities. There is a good size lawned garden. All bedding, towels etc supplied and all utilities included in price. Cot and highchair can be supplied if arranged in advance. A welcome pack is provided. Free Wi-Fi is available but download speeds are not great despite now being fibre-optic. Slippery Sam's dates from aro...A sizeable property with 4 bedrooms (3 x double, 1 x twin) and a bathroom on the 1st floor. On the ground floor is a large kitchen, cloakroom, lounge/diner, a second bathroom and a separate wc. All bedding and towels supplied. There is a colour TV, dvd, video, books & games. The property is equipped with electric cooker, freezer, microwave, iron, washing machine, fridge, dining table/chairs, central heating, barbecue etc and all rooms are of a good size with ample storage facilities. There is a good size lawned garden. All bedding, towels etc supplied and all utilities included in price. Cot and highchair can be supplied if arranged in advance. A welcome pack is provided. Free Wi-Fi is available but download speeds are not great despite now being fibre-optic. Slippery Sam's dates from around 1450 and is a Grade II listed building. It is named after Samuel Jackson, a notorious smuggler who once lived here. The property is located on the old Roman road Stone Street around 4 miles out of Canterbury in a fairly rural setting.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
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1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 21 July 2017

We were made to feel very welcome by the owners. We knew the property was quite old when we booked - it was lovely. Only had one problem - the front door internal bolt, very difficult to lock. Otherwise a lovely stay with everything we...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank David D
ian803, VR Owner at Smugglers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thanks David - nice to have met you and the family. I'll check out the bolt.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Smuggler's Rest and Moonrakers worked really well for us on our trip to Kent. We decided to rent the whole property quite late on but Ian was very accommodating. He and his wife were friendly and helpful, so thanks to them. We had a party...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank ktfc
ian803, VR Owner at Smugglers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks for the review - a pleasure to have you stay

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic stay, wonderful reception from Ian, lovely welcome bottle of wine..crisps..biscuits & milk! Cottage spotless with huge surroundings, very home from home, would highly recommend to everyone.

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank 19jemima74
ian803, VR Owner at Smugglers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Your kind comments much appreciated - sorry the Kent weather rather let you down for the wedding

Reviewed 9 August 2016

Smugglers rest is a very nice accomodation. There is a big garden which was nice for the children. The reception was very welcoming and relaxed.

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Marleen Van D
ian803, VR Owner at Smugglers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

You're very kind - it was a pleasure to meet you. The weather was of course a help but then it's always lovely in Kent!

Reviewed 1 June 2016

Stayed for a week around my daughters wedding. Ian and his wife were friendly and helpful especially with service for taxis and hairdressers! The cottage is very comfortable and has all you could need. We weren't in the cottage much during the day but it...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Mrs Heather Fra... L
ian803, VR Owner at Smugglers Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2016

Many thanks for the review and I'm glad all went well for the wedding - even the weather in the end!

About the Owner
Ian W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2013
Interaction with guests
Owners live across the courtyard. Happy to chat or help with directions, recommendations etc but also happy to respect your privacy (basically we take our cue from you)
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Map and directions sent to all guests prior to arrival. Car essential. Ample on site parking.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.0 km
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