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HISTORIC VULCAN BUILDING HOUSING THE APARTMENT
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HISTORIC VULCAN BUILDING HOUSING THE APARTMENT
LOUNGE
BEDROOM 1
HARBOUR FRONT 50 METRES FROM APARTMENT
DINING ROOM
APARTMENT ENTRANCE IS UNDER THE ARCH
SPINNAKER TOWER 80 METRES AWAY
SEAFRONT AT SOUTHSEA 5 MINUTES WALK AWAY
DINING AREA FROM LOUNGE
STAIRCASE TO LOUNGE
BEDROOM 2
KITCHEN
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FRONT OF VULCAN BUILDING
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

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I0na13
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wow! Better than home!”
Reviewed 8 July 2014 for a stay in September 2013
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This is the first of my 3 stays at the Vulcan. I returned in May and June 2014, staying in each of the 3 properties owned by this professional couple.
I will return again - the location is excellent - ferries to the continent, Isle of Wight within walking distance. The historical dockyards a short walk. The building itself is listed heritage and reno'd to a very high standard. The owners are particular with cleanliness and stock the flat with high quality kitchenware, linens etc.
What a find!

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Liked best: professional owners, advertised what you got, beautiful condition
Liked least: that I can't live there permanently! :)
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
1 Oct 2014
Wow what a lovely review. Thanks so much for taking the time to write the review and and we look forward to your return in the not too distant future.
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Spans03
Derby, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent location and apartment”
Reviewed 11 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Just returned from a week at this apartment. The owners were extremely helpful, the apartment was spotlessly clean. It was a perfect location with shops, restaurants and beaches nearby. A wonderful base for a holiday in Portsmouth.

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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: Location and quality of accommodation
Liked least: Having to leave !
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Liked best: Both the historical interest of the property and its convenient position
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
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Management Response
4 Aug 2013
We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in our apartment in Portsmouth and especially that you enjoyed the peace and quiet of the building especially considering its location minutes from all the area has to offer.

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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katdog_13
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
“Comfortable, clean and very convenient.”
Reviewed 1 July 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Right in the dock area where all the life is -- this was a fantastic place to stay. Restaurants and shops a two minute walk away, Tesco express included, so lots of choice in a waterside setting. Only downside to the apartment is anyone in the top bedroom can here everything being said in the bedroom below so there is no privacy. Probably best suited to a couple only -- but a lovely, comfortable place to stay. Very modern and well maintained by its very friendly and efficient owners this was a winner with us.

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Liked best: The cleanliness and good facility, position
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
4 Aug 2013
Thanks very much for your kind review and it was lovely to meet you all.

We appreciate your comments regarding the bedrooms, which we have never received before, but will explore all avenues to see if any remedial action needs to be taken.

Thanks again for choosing to stay with us and for taking the time to write a review.
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