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Tower Balcony Apartment

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 large double bedrooms apartment set in the historic city of Portsmouth

No1 Gunwharf Quay is the tallest residential building on the south coast and lies within this award winning destination. It is ideal for holidays, short break shopping trips, or business visits to the area.

The Tower Balcony apartment is the largest and highest designer apartment available to rent within this outstanding residential building. The apartment has fantastic sea views from all rooms along with an exceptionally large balcony to both maximize and enjoy the view to the Solent and the Isle of Wight.

Set in the historic city of Portsmouth and supplied with all the amenities you would expect of a high quality designer apartment. Just unpack and enjoy the luxury of the apartment coupled with the vibrant facilities of Gunwharf Quays, which are right on your doorstep.

This stunning apartment has 2 large double bedrooms, one with en-suite, and a large luxurious main bathroom. It has a large open plan lounge/kitchen area with magnificent views leading to the balcony.

Gunwharf Quays: Located at the heart of Gunwharf Quays, which is an award winning retail and leisure development, but with a tranquil setting overlooking the amenities allowing you to maximise the views of the Solent towards the Isle of Wight.

With its own allocated underground parking space at the heart of all the amenities, Once here a car is not required as all the amenities and attractions (historic dockyard, spinnaker tower and retail/leisure facilities) are on your doorstep. There is direct access to the railway station (Portsmouth Harbour) from the development with direct links to Central London and the car and foot ferries to the Isle of Wight are adjacent to the development.

The facilities include a host of designer outlet retailers and excellent bars and restaurants. The facility also includes a multi screen cinema complex, Bowling alleys, Jongleurs Comedy Club, and a casino.

Local Attractions: The beach at Southsea is accessible via a delightful 5 minute walk past the picturesque fishing harbour.

Spinnaker Tower - 150 metres from the apartment

Soaring 170 metres (557 feet) into the sky above the historic harbour of Portsmouth, providing magnificent views.

Historic Dockyard - 3 minute walk.

Discover the world famous historic ships – HMS Victory, the Mary Rose & HMS Warrior 1860 that have shaped British history at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Home of the Royal Navy, other attractions include The Royal Naval Museum, with a new Exhibition “Task Force South: The Royal Navy and the Falklands War” and Action Stations with the new interactive gallery InterAction detailing the science and technology used by the modern Royal Navy

Local Attractions: Harbour Tours - 100 metres from the building.

Fascinating tour of the harbour which is home to the Royal Navy

Excellent beach with delightful views of the Isle of Wight.

Southsea Castle - 15 minutes walk.

Built in 1544, the Castle was part of a series of fortifications constructed by Henry VIII around England's coast to protect the country from invaders.

Other local attractions are:

Royal Navy Submarine Museum,

Royal Marines Museum,

D-Day Museum.

More Details

Neeraj & Joanne Verma
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a great stay in this super apartment. It is ultra modern and well equipped with plenty of room for four adults. Light and bright with a lovely balcony you get a real feel of space. The real star attraction is the amazing view over the harbour and the Solent which is quite unbeatable. You even get a sea view from your bed!. Perfect for a holiday or for a business stay you are right in the centre of vibrant Gunwharf Quays with any number of shops and places to eat and there is a convenient little supermarket just a few steps away from the building. Neeraj & Joanne are very welcoming and are right nearby if you have any questions. We would certainly use this apartment again. "

Tim and Pippa


May 2010
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Gunwharf Quays Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Very high specification modern bathrooms.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Master bedroom with spacious designer en-suite shower room with large rainfall shower head.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Tower Balcony Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

An excellent property in all respects - helpful and charming hosts - thoroughly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

A convenient, clean, well equipped and spacious apartment with wonderful views of Portsmouth. Ideal for visiting the historic dockyard and the Isle of Wight. No negatives to report. I would have no hesitation in recommending it for short breaks or longer stays.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is well equipped and the views are spectacular. There is secure parking and the location is brilliant in the heart of Gunwharf Quays with plenty of shops and restaurants so you do not need to use your car if you don't want to. We took the opportunity to visit the Isle of Wight for the day with the ferry terminal being just 2 minutes away. The owners Joanne & Neeraj met us on arrival and made us feel very welcome. Will visit again in the future.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a much needed long weekend break and couldn't have wished to make a better choice. The owners Neeraj and Joanne were both lovely people who made every effort possible to ensure a stress free holiday, the apartment was first class in

every way, location, cleanliness, layout and facilities with fantastic views, would thoroughly recommend it and can't wait to go again. Thank you Neeraj and Joanne.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review, which we very much appreciate as these are never requested and we are always grateful when our guests take time out of their busy schedules to inform others of their experience with our apartments. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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Crisp and modern and extremely well located

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this appartment during the busy holiday season. It's extremely well located, at walking distance from several sightseeing highlights like the Historic Dockyard. We had plans to tour the countryside but ended up in Portsmouth almost the whole week, leaving our car in the garage. I also would recommend booking the ferry to Wight for one day.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fully Recommended

  • 5 of 5

We had the very good fortune to book a stay at this apartment for a few days in August. We are so pleased we did. We were given extremely good directions of how to get there. We were asked to give an estimated time of arrival has they would meet us to take us to the apartment. I gave an estimated time a few days before and sent a text of our position a few miles from Portsmouth. When we arrived I went to phone to tell them we had arrived but they were just in front of us walking towards the car! Amazing!

The property was just as described and was very clean! The bedlinen was pure white and really fresh looking. The view well, that was amazing too with views from all rooms really good views. The shops although designer were outlet stores so really good and a convenience store just opposite the appartment block door. There was also very secure underground parking. Best of all the owners were wonderful very helpful and friendly nothing was too much trouble. On checkout the owner was there on the dot Wow I thought he was on a time switch!

The only down side to all this is I want a new bathroom and shower room. lol

I would recommend this to anyone. I could go on forever but will def be booking again. Jill and Mike Wolverhampton

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Gunwharf Quays Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 10 2017 - Jun 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 15 2017 - Dec 18 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $155.23

Car parking is for one vehicle with additional parking available nearby. The apartment is available from 4pm on the first day of booking until 10am on day of departure. Weekend and daily rates are available on request. A £120.00 deposit is taken on arrival and returned on satisfactory inspection of property a week after departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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