Stylish decorcomfortable large sofa bed for extra guests
Bowline, central apartment near the beach/harbour.
Bowline, central apartment near the beach/harbour.
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Please set the number of adults.
Please set the number of children.
Ages 2 - 12
Please set the number of infants.
Under 2
4 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
You won’t be charged yet

Bowline is a beautifully restored Victorian 1 bedroom apartment situated in the heart of Whitstable's famous Harbour Street, a minute's walk from harbour and beach. On the Kent coast, it is just over an hour from London and 7 miles from Canterbury.

Option also to rent Nicky's beach hut on a daily basis. A fabulous vintage inspired beach hut,with bunting, quirky 50's decor and everything you need for a day by the sea.
Right on the front row,really enjoy those famous Turner seascapes.

The space

Bowline is central to all the buzz of the "Bubble" with all the quirky chi chi shops and independent eateries literally a stone's throw away. This second floor apartment is smart and chic with iconic 60's touches.With sea glimpses to the East and old Kent peg tile roof tops to the West,the space feels light and airy. Polished black wooden floors and modern standards insulation make for a cosy stay whatever the weather. The bathroom has a treat in store with a free standing cast iron deep tub to compliment the usual shower. The apartment is pristine yet very welcoming.


As part of your visit to Whitstable, we offer a number of experiences, bespoke to you and your itinerary. You now have the option to hire Nicky's beach hut in Tankerton. Situated on the beach front, it is perfect for those special occassions or just having a bite to eat and a drink. To make your stay extra special, we can provide a number of hamper options, all locally sourced and lovingly put together:

Deli Lunch
Afternoon Tea
BBQ Pack

Just get in touch for prices and further information! Beach hut hire £65/day. 9.30-5.30

Guest access

The small open courtyard area is for the use of both apartments.

Interaction with guests

Keys are picked up from the friendly staff at The Whiting Post,the owner's independent shop below the apartment.(We have a keybox alternative for out of hours arrival;please ask and we will arrange that)The girls are always on hand in shop hours to answer any questions, or give any recommendations on best places to eat out or places to go. They are all local and more than happy to help. Myself and Adrian my husband can also be called at any time to sort out any problems and we also live locally.

Other things to note

We provide hooks and hangers for clothes ,and trundles under the bed. Wardrobes and chest of drawers are not available.
If you require use of the sofa bed there is an additional bedding/linen/towel charge,which will be requested separately through Airbnb.
In house babysitting available from DBS police checked staff qualified to work with young children and babies. Please message for availability. £12/hour.
Beach hut hire £65/day 9.30-5.30

Wireless Internet
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox

There is an extra linen charge(£20), available on request, for use of the sofa bed.
Please just treat the apartment with respect, and let us know if any damages or breakages. Please just strip beds and leave linen in bedroom, put dishwasher on or empty and wash up / do basic clean up at the end of your stay.
We usually only accept minimum 2 night stays, and minimum week long in holiday periods, but it is worth asking before booking if you see last minute availability.
Please check with us first if you want a week long booking; we generally cannot do these beginning on a Saturday.
We do need to know number of people staying prior to arrival.
Sorry,no smoking or pets, stag or hen parties.


96 Reviews

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Carolynn User Profile
October 2017
Great location - right next to shops and restaurants. Tiny walk to beach too! Lovely apartment with fab bath! Would recommend!

Neil User Profile
October 2017
Lovely accommodation in a fantastic location, host also very accommodating. Would stay here again!

Raymond User Profile
September 2017
Great location and a lovely character-filled space. Thanks Nicky!

Sean User Profile
September 2017
A wonderful stay in a beautiful apartment. The place is light and airy and the design makes it feel so much bigger than it is. Amazing bathroom. Perfect location. We couldn't have chosen a nicer place to stay.

Karl User Profile
September 2017
Great location, good service, easy to find and check in/out.

Nadine User Profile
September 2017
We loved the apartment! It's the perfect place to stay when visiting Whitstable, right on the high street by all the shops and restaurants and nice and quiet at night. Would highly recommend.

Kathryn User Profile
September 2017
A lovely spacious apartment in a great location in lovely Whitstable. We would happily recommend this place

Whitstable, United KingdomJoined in February 2016
Nicky User ProfileNicky is a superhost.
Hi I live in Whitstable at the seaside where I own 3 quirky vintage inspired ladies clothes shops. I love traveling with my husband,Adrian and older kids to cultural and fun places.
Response rate: 96%
Response time: within an hour

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