Enjoy your stay at

The House in Hastings

Everything you need to get the most out of your stay

Arrival

Where We Are

  • 57 Croft Road
    Hastings
    East Sussex
    TN34 3HJ

Check-in & Check-out

Check-in 3pm
Check-out 10am
Check-out for Sundays 4pm
Main contact Kay Thornton – 01424 713703

 

Getting To Us

Directions

  1. Take the A21 to the center of Hastings
  2. From the sea front, turn up High St
  3. The second left will be Croft Road
  4. You will find 57 at the top of the hill, on the left.
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Best postcode to use for sat-nav TN34 3HJ
Nearest train station Hastings (10 minute drive)
Nearest airport Gatwick (1 hour 30 minute drive)
Taxis Hastings Taxis | 01424 866866

 

Cooking & Dining

Chef & Catering Services

  • In-House Catering
    The house has its own in-house chef who cooks exclusively for the house. The chef can put together a bespoke menu for all guests. Please ask and they can arrange catering for you.

Great Places to Eat & Drink

Pubs

  • The Jenny Lind Inn
    Downstairs is a genuine freehouse where there are two friendly bars with regular live music and a changing selection of real ales. The front bar offers great windows to watch the world go by whilst The Old Peculiar Lounge at the back offers a lovely fireside with a bar billiard table. There is a large function room upstairs for private hire and a split level garden offering views of The East Hill and The Old Town.
    69 High St, Hastings TN34 3EW (2 minute walk)
    www.jennylindhastings.co.uk | 01424 421392
  • The Crown
    Situated on the picturesque All Saints Street between the East Hill country park and the beach. Local art on the walls, daily newspapers, dog-friendly, great music, free Wi-Fi, open fires and games tables. There is plenty here to keep all the family happy.
    64-66 All Saints St, Hastings, TN34 3BN (5 minute walk)
    www.thecrownhastings.co.uk | 01424 465100
  • Dragon Bar
    Informal and friendly bar and bistro in the heart of the old town. Great local produce, with the beach just a stone’s throw away, and they pride themselves on using fresh local produce for their ever-changing seasonal menu. This combined with live DJs at the weekends and local artwork makes for a great place to eat and drink.
    71 George Street, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3EE (5 minute walk)
    www.dragon-bar.uk | 01424 423688
  • First In Last Out
    The bar area is both light and airy in the summer and warm and snug during the winter months. Customers have the choice of sitting at the bar or occupying one of the booths. In the winter season the now famous fireplace roars into action, offering both warmth and that special atmosphere for the colder months. Considered “a perfect pub: a proper pub that serves proper beer and proper food”.
    14-15 High Street, Old Town, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3EY (5 minute walk)
    www.thefilo.co.uk | 01424 425079
  • Ye Olde Pump House
    The perfect retreat in the daytime, with a lovely relaxing atmosphere, coupled with the stunning interior full of warmth and character. During the week, the evenings are friendly and inviting and an ideal place to dine out in the heart of the Old Town. On Friday and Saturday nights, George Street becomes the epicentre of Hastings weekend nightlife; and everywhere buzzes with fun and excitement.
    64 George Street, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3EE (5 minute walk)
    www.yeoldepumphouse.com | 01424 422016
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Restaurants & Cafés

  • Petit Fi
    Cafe serving coffee, cakes and tasty light meals.
    16 George St, Hastings TN34 3EG (5 minute walk)
    01424 272030
  • Rock-a-Nore Kitchen
    Famous for their calamari, dover sole and crab club sandwiches.
    23 Rock-A-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW (5 minute walk)
    01424 433764
  • Old Town Fish Bar
    Fish and chip restaurant and takeaway.
    38 George St, Hastings TN34 3EA (5 minute walk)
    01424 420976
  • Fagins Diner
    Fagins family restaurant in the heart of the famous and historic Old Town of Hastings first opened its doors way back in 1981 and they are proud to boast that they are now the longest-established restaurant in George Street and count amongst the oldest established businesses in the Old Town. They’re child-friendly, offering a special menu for the little ones, and to accommodate smaller children there is a highchair.
    63 George Street, Hastings, TN34 3EE (5 minute walk)
    www.faginsdiner.co.uk | 01424 434960
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Takeaways

  • Pizzarelli
    Pizza Takeaway
    12, Marine Court, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38 0DX (10 minute drive)
    www.pizzarelli.co.uk | 01424441166
  • Half Man Half Burger
    Hell-bent on creating the best burgers on planet earth
    9-12, The Britannia Enterprise Centre, Waterworks Rd, Hastings TN34 1RT (8 minute drive)
    www.halfmanhalfburger.com | 01424457700
  • Mama Putt’s African Caribbean Restaurant
    Caribbean Cuisine
    23 Kings Rd, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37 6DU (10 minute drive)
    www.mammaputts.co.uk | 07400384443

Shopping for Food

Convenience Stores

  • Sainsbury’s Local
    Station Approach, Hastings TN34 1BA (15 minute walk)
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Supermarkets

  • Morrisons
    Queens Rd, Hastings TN34 1RN (5 minute drive)
  • Tesco
    Church Wood Dr, St Leonards, Hastings, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38 9RB (15 minute drive)
  • Sainsbury’s
    John Macadam Way, St Leonards, Hastings, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37 7SQ (15 minute drive)
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Butchers & Fishmonger

  • RX Fisheries Seafood
    Rock-a-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW (3 minute drive)
    www.rxfisheries.co.uk | 01424445239
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Wine Merchant

  • Artisvin Wine Merchant
    12 Maunsell Rd, Hastings, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38 9NN (15 minute drive)
    www.artisvin.co.uk | 07799685279
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Bakery & Delicatessen

  • Penbuckles Delicatessen
    50 High St, Hastings TN34 3EN (2 minute walk)
    01424465050
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Farmers Market

  • Hasting Market
    Held on the last Sunday of each month from 10am – 3pm
    Wellington Place, Hastings TN34 1NY (5 minute drive/12 minute walk)

 

Things to Do

Indoor

Outdoor

  • Beauport Park Golf Course
    Battle Rd, St Leonards, Battle, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37 7BP
    www.beauportparkgolf.club | 01424854245
  • Hyfield Riding School
    Swainham Ln, Green St, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN38 8ED
    01424830416
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On the Water

  • Epic Life Hastings
    Epic Life at Source Park, Hastings TN34 1JL
    www.epiclife.co.uk | 07377184505
  • Action Watersports
    Action Watersports Lake, 1 Dengemarsh Rd, Romney Marsh TN29 9JH
    www.actionwatersports.co.uk | 01797321885
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Walking & Cycling

  • Hastings Cycle Hire & Sales
    St Andrews Market, 1a Shops, Waldegrave St, Hastings TN34 1SJ
    www.hastingsbikes.co.uk | 01424444013
  • There is some great walking on offer around Hastings. Both the Hastings Coastal Walk and the Hastings Country Walk are worth checking out. See the website provided below for more details on walking in the area.
    www.visit1066country.com
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Pampering

  • Glo Pamper
    For pampering in the comfort of your property. A range of treatments available from a local therapist including massage, pedicure, manicure, etc. To book please use the contact details below and quote ‘kate & toms’. Guests are advised to book well in advance.
    www.glo-pamper.co.uk | 020 7096 0385

 

Top Places To Visit

Historic Buildings

Stately Homes & Gardens

  • Michelham Priory House & Gardens
    Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, Hailsham BN27 3QS
    www.sussexpast.co.uk | 01323844224

Places to Shop

  • Hastings Shopping
    UK, 10 Queens Rd, Hastings TN34 1PA

 

Top Things to Do for Children

Indoor

  • Hastings Fishermen’s Museum
    Rock-a-Nore Rd, Hastings TN34 3DW
    www.ohps.org.uk | 01424461446

Outdoor

  • Drusillas Park
    Zoo Park Ltd, Drusillas, Berwick, Polegate BN26 5QS
    www.drusillas.co.uk | 01323874100
  • Trampolines Hastings
    Marine Parade, Hastings TN34 3AJ

Beaches

  • Hastings
    Hastings’ main beach backs right onto the seafront of this established seaside resort town so you are never far away from the town’s facilities and attractions. Backed by grand whitewashed Edwardian hotels and a two-layered promenade.
  • Camber Sands
    Camber Sands is a little unusual for a Sussex beach and the reason is in the name. Yes, sands! Unlike most beaches along the Sussex coast which are lined with pebbles and shingle held in place by a series of groynes, Camber Sands is covered in fine, golden sand. Not only that but Camber is home to the only sand dunes in East Sussex.
  • Broomhill
    Just east of Camber Sands is the lesser known Broomhill. Whilst it may not be nestled amongst the sand dunes in quite the way as its neighbour, Broomhill is still one of the best beaches around. At low tide the beach is a very flat and sandy expanse with the sea seemingly miles away. This makes it ideal for activities that require plenty of space, such as sand-buggies. When the wind isn’t up it’s a perfect spot for a paddle.

 

Useful Information

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Sleeps up to 10
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 2 en-suite, 2 family bathrooms
Bedrooms Sleeps Beds Features
Admiral Suite 2 Super King En-suite, Sea view
Captains Room 2 Super King or Twin En-suite, Sea view
Cliff View Room 2 King
Cabin Room 2 Super King or Twin
Crows Nest Bunk Room 2 Full-size Bunk
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Cooking and Dining

  • Dining table seats 12 guests comfortably
  • Twin oven
  • 6 ring hob
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave & toaster
  • BBQ
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Accessibility

  • All bedrooms located on upper floors
  • All bathrooms located on upper floors
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor is not accessible for wheelchairs – step access between ground floor areas
  • Steps into property
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Inside

  • Large projector screen
  • Freeview, Apple TV & Netflix
  • Separate living room
  • SONOS sound system
  • Wi-Fi
  • Open fireplace
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Outside

  • Rear courtyard garden
  • Outside seating area
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House Restrictions

  • Hen parties welcome
  • Sorry, not suitable for stags
  • Dogs welcome – pet policy in place
  • Sorry, no fireworks
  • Noise policy in place
  • Sorry, no additional day guests permitted
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What’s Included

  • Linen, towels and essentials
  • Tea and coffee supplies for arrival
  • Use of washing machine & tumble dryer
  • Additional housekeeping may be available at additional fee

 


 

Noise Policy

  • The house is set in private grounds but we do have neighbours whose needs we respect – and who are used to enjoying a peaceful, tranquil environment in this lovely location. We therefore ask all our guests to show consideration to the environment and our neighbours in all matters, and especially with regard to noise.To help ensure everyone’s holiday goes well, we ask you to respect the following noise rules:
  1. After 11pm please use the terraces and gardens around the house as quiet areas.
  2. Please do not set up music systems outside the house.
  3. Please limit any loud music playing inside the house so it cannot be heard outside.
  4. Please show consideration for our neighbours in the early morning and late evening.
  5. If you are having any deliveries or ordering taxis please ensure they have clear directions.
  • The vast majority of our guests will of course behave with great consideration to our neighbours and would never intend to offend but observing our noise policy will remove any potential for the harmonious environment to be disturbed.

Pet Policy

  • Should you be bringing a pet with you on your stay, you must comply with the below policy and rules that the owner has in place. This policy applies to all pets and not just dogs.
  1. You must not allow the pet upstairs, on the bed or other furniture
  2. The pet must sleep downstairs either in the utility room or another appropriate room with hard surface flooring
  3. You must supply your own pet bed, food and any other pet amenities required for your stay
  4. Any fouling at the Property must be cleared up without delay and disposed of accordingly
  5. The pet must not be left alone at the Property at any time and must go with you whenever you leave the Property
  6. You must ensure that the pet is free from parasites before the Rental Date, failure to do so may incur further charges which the Owner is entitled to recover from you in full
  7. Where there are other properties near the house, dogs should be kept on a leash and you must be mindful of other people and animals, including livestock, in the vicinity so as not to allow your pet to become a nuisance
  • Please note that a pet friendly property does not necessarily mean that the property has an enclosed garden.
  • Should any of the conditions stated in the policy above be breached, the owner will have the right to deduct any sum from the Cautionary Deposit so as to deal with such breach. Should the Cautionary Deposit be insufficient to remedy such breach, the Owner of the Property shall have the right to recover any sum from you so as to make up any shortfall.

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