Regency Retreat – Home 1291358 Apartment
- 1 bedroom
- 2 sleeps
- min stay varies
Regency Retreat – Home 1291358
- 1 bedroom
- sleeps 2
- min stay varies
Apartment / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Nearest beach 0.1 km
- Not suitable for children
- Car not necessary
- No pets allowed
Description from owner
Key features: STUNNING SEA VIEWS, NEWLY FITTED KITCHEN & BATHROOM, BALCONY OVERLOOKING REGENCY SQUARE AND THE WEST PIER AND i360, VERY CENTRAL LOCATION.
1 minute from the beach, 5 minutes from Churchill Square - you really can't ask for a better location in Brighton whether you're looking for a glorious beach holiday, fantastic shopping, lively night life or superb restaurants. This place has it all virtually on the doorstep!
Outstanding views. One could argue, the best in Brighton & Hove.
This lovely first floor apartment has been recently refurbished to a very high standard; with a stunning modern bathroom and kitchen whilst keeping original features such as a feature marble surround fireplace and corniced ceilings. The main drawing room is the main attraction, it's so easy to while away the hours taking in the beautiful view which can be seen through the floor to ceiling windows.
Regency Square secure car park is under the grass in the middle of Regency Square. It is very modern, has CCTV throughout, there are 507 spaces, 24 hour secure access. Cheaper rates available through the JustPark website.
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: Double Bed
- 1 Family bathroom
- Wi-Fi available
- Balcony or terrace
- Sea view
- Internet access
- Central heating
- DVD player
- Stereo system
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
Interaction with guest
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £150.00
- No smoking at this property
Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.
100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
24 hours after booking
50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
4 weeks before
No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.
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About the owner
- Average reply time:
- 2 hours 5 minutes
- Response rate:
- Calendar updated:
- 15 Feb 2019
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United Kingdom
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English
This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 20 Jan 2014. Located in Brighton, it has 43 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £487 to £813.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 15 Feb 2019.
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– based on 43 reviews
- Very Good
Lovely apartment, spotless and very comfortable. Looks exactly like the photos. Really lovely location a stones throw from the beach and town centre and a short walk to the pier, lanes and eateries. The balcony was an added bonus and the chair looking out to the sea was a great spot to sit and chill/read. Would definitely go back.
Owner's reply: Awesome! I'm so glad you liked it. Thank you for writing this review and we hope to see you again soon. Thanks Simon
“Really beautiful apartment, convenient location.”
This apartment is very clean and comfortable and the location is perfect. The kitchen is well stocked and has everything you need for self catering, although with so many fantastic eateries you might not need to cook! Simon the owner is very friendly and went out of his way to make our stay perfect. We will definitely book again.
The owner was very helpful and answered any questions I had within a couple of hours. The flat was in a perfect location. Underground car park right out the front, also if you were lucky to get a space, parking outside the flat on main road although I don't know the parking costs for that. I would suggest googling for parking and booking beforehand as it's cheaper. It was a few minutes walking distance to seafront or the road behind had various restaurants and The Lanes was in close proximity too. The flat itself was immaculate. Very clean and gave us that cozy welcoming feel. We never needed for anything as it was all supplied there. So glad we were able to gain entry via a keysafe rather than meet owner as we got held up in traffic so no panicking about meeting up with owner. One thing I feel I have to mention is the mattress was too firm for us and we were unable to sleep due to it being so uncomfortable plus my husband is 6ft tall and his feet couldn't hang off the end of the bed due to a board at the end of the bed. Maybe the option of a soft mattress topper might help those who prefer a softer bed, especially for people like me with back and knee problems. We decided to try the sofa bed because of this but the part that pulls out was even firmer so I had to try and squeeze onto the end corner part where it was softer. But that's a personal preference for us and wouldn't stop us from renting here again for a night or two in the future. We loved it and would definitely go back. Please feel free to ask us any questions.
Owner's reply: Thank you for your feedback. I'm really glad that you had a good time overall and you enjoyed the apartment and Brighton. I'm very sorry to hear that you found the bed too firm. This is a tricky one as different people prefer different levels of firmness (I have already had someone contact me in response to your review saying "We're coming in two weeks, we love a firm bed, please don't change anything!"). The mattress is a Hypnos hotel quality one - the same used in every Premier Inn and many other hotels. I have taken your advice and purchased a soft mattress topper which is not in the property should anyone want to use it. Many thanks Simon
“Excellently presented apartment with all facilities.”
Stayed here for a week over the Aug Bank Holiday, this place has everything, location, facilities, space and quality. Would stay here again in a heartbeat, in fact booked up for next year already.
Owner's reply: Thank you so much for your review! And thank you for choosing Regency Retreat. You were a perfect guest and we look forward to seeing you again next year!
Had the best time. Lovely apartment with everything you need, a real home from home, with the added benefit of being in the perfect location. Great views from the balcony. Would absolutely recommend staying here. Hope to be back next year.
Owner's reply: Thanks Laura! I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay! I hope to see you next year. Thank you! Simon
“Perfect Brighton Apartment”
We loved Regency Retreat. Perfect location and apartment splendid. Beautiful spacious living room, really comfortable bed and fab shower. Simon was extremely helpful. Thankyou we really enjoyed our stay.
Owner's reply: Thank you so much for your review! And thank you for choosing Regency Retreat. You were a perfect guest and we hope to see you again soon!
Fantastic host, lovely apartment, perfect location! Would defiantly stay again, can't fault anything at all!
Owner's reply: Thank you for your review. I'm really glad you enjoyed your stay in Brighton.
Fabulous apartment in a brilliant central location. Had everything we needed and was in walking distance of everywhere we wanted to go. The only negatives were the broken bin and extra door locks hanging off but didn't ruin the stay. Would definitely stay again
Owner's reply: Thank you for your review. I'm really glad that you enjoyed your stay. We have since replaced the bin and regarding the escutcheons which didn't fully cover the keyholes; we spent three days cutting out squares in both sides of the door around the two locks, then making wooden pieces to fit into the new square holes perfectly, gluing those in, then drilling new circular holes for the keys to fit through, then sanding, priming and painting it all. The escutcheons fit perfectly now. Thank you Simon
“Great apartment with Victorian charm”
Lovely apartment on the first floor in a Victorian terraced street overlooking Regency Square with a huge bay window with side views to the sea and near to the new 'I' 360 observation tower. Great position near to the sea and walking distance to the town centre and the lanes. It had a fully equipped kitchen (no washing machine) and beautiful bathroom. Bedroom was ok but sadly the bed was very uncomfortable and we woke each day with terrible back ache! The only thing that let the apartment down was the shabby entrance hall and stairway. It was clean but in dire need of a lick of paint and a new carpet. Also another worrying point was the main front door was often left open by other residents of the building which was a little disturbing with regards to security as there were a few ' undesirables' often hanging around the square area. Parking in Brighton is a bit of an issue. We payed £80 for the week in a nearby private car park. It's all permit only parking. Overall a great week. Would definetely recommend.
Owner's reply: Hi Julia I'm sorry to hear that the mattress isn't to your taste. This is a very expensive top spec Hypnos hotel standard mattress (the same one used in Premier Inn nationwide). All of the other reviews we've had about the mattress have said how good it is. When myself and my family have stayed there we've always slept very well. Re-decoration of the hall and stairs including carpets is all paid for and is due to begin shortly. (Persuading and then getting the money out of 8 flats has taken ages but it's now paid for an due to start). I have asked the maintenance company to increase the strength of the spring on the front door. It should close automatically. This will be fixed this week. Thank you Simon
Regency Retreat was absolutely wonderful. Beautiful decor and layout, clean, comfy and surprisingly quiet. I have definitely bookmarked you for further bookings. Thank you very much for a more than pleasant stay.
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