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Review of Harbour Watch

Bright and sunny lounge with stunning panoramic views of Poole Harbour.    A very high spec.. 6
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Bright and sunny lounge with stunning panoramic views of Poole Harbour.    A very high spec.. 6
South facing lounge. High spec- BoConcept furniture. Functional coffee table has 3 opening spaces. 5
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Bright and sunny lounge with stunning panoramic views of Poole Harbour.    A very high spec.. 6
South facing lounge. High spec- BoConcept furniture. Functional coffee table has 3 opening spaces. 5
South facing windows (about 11 feet high) create a light and airy feeling. Large 42 inch TV.  No. 1
BoConcept table with 'lazy Susan'. Photo no. 3
Contemporary kitchen, well equipped. Chat,  and look at the stunning harbour views. Photo no. 7
Contemporary kitchen. Works well as a  fabulous social space. Floor has Porcelanosa ceramic tiles. 2
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Relax in this comfortable bedroom with lovely en suite facilities 15
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Dine al fresco on your own terrace or just sit and relax looking out over the fabulous views
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Fully tiled bathroom, including floor, is a pleasure to use! Aqualisa shower over bath.
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View from your large terrace (rest of terrace not seen here) towards the Wareham River in the West
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Sit on your terrace and watch the sunsets....Calm and peace at the end of the day....
Gentle activity preparing the dinghies for later racing
Tranquil view towards the Isle of Purbeck, Corfe Castle and Arne
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Poole, Dorset, England

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558Jules
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Superb accommodation”
Reviewed 15 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013
1
person found this review helpful

Penthouse is the correct description for this fab apartment. Unbelievable views from a huge verandah. It was really sunny when we were there so the verandah was well used- the sun was directly onto the verandah all the time. A lovely open plan lounge/dining and kitchen area with plenty of seating. Everything in the apartment was in great condition. The owners were there to meet us - and were very patient when we got lost. They are both very eager to please and did keep in contact throughout our stay - to ensure we didn't need anything eg more clean towels. One trip advisor comment said they thought they were too long in explaining things about the apartment upon arrival - but we found this advantageous. The secure building/car park was a big selling point to us. Poole centre literally a 10 minute walk away with some decent eating places.

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Liked best: Verandah/view/bathrooms to each bedroom
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers
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LR46
Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
“Luxurious apartment with amazing views in a fantastic location!”
Reviewed 27 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

The owner was very friendly, showed us around the apartment noting all the facilities and how to operate them and making it very clear how she wanted the linen etc to be treated/not treated etc. The white carpet was lovely underfoot, but perhaps not that practical as shoes had to be removed before entering the apartment (there was no inside mat to do this). The owner also described local attractions and places to visit. The apartment was also a short walk to the harbour with bars, cafes, restaurants and convenience stores. The views from the apartment was almost panoramic and particularly beautiful at night. The apartment overlooks the commercial port which was quite busy, but not too disruptive to the general tranquility of the place. My deposit was returned promptly.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jack H
1 review
“Great apartment - not for kids”
Reviewed 26 July 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Excellent accommodation, great standard and level of cleanliness. Good location for access to Poole and Dorset. Given the cream carpets and cream suede sofa I would advise against young children. Also would not have to expect to clean the place myself upon departure for the price paid. Still - lovely apartment for a short break.

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Management Response
31 Jul 2013
We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in the penthouse and found it well-situated for the many local amenities of Poole and Dorset. The cream carpets and cream sofa have over the years proved to be very practical. We have many guests with young families, many of whom return.
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787David
Harlow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful penthouse flat with large balcony and great views”
Reviewed 12 July 2013 for a stay in September 2011
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person found this review helpful

Warm welcome on arrival and spotlessly clean. The oner is clearly very proud of the flat.
The kitchen is very well equiped.
The Spacious living area, large balcony and views over the harbour to
Brownsea Island make it a great place to entertain friends or have a quiet day just enjoying the view.

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Liked best: Great apartment lovely views
Liked least: Weather could have been better
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Dual aspects windows with lovely views and lots of natural daylight
Liked least: Unable to fully relax - cream carpet in lounge/dining area (had a 10 month old baby)
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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J_Richard...
suffolk
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Harbour Watch apartment”
Reviewed 8 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012
3
people found this review helpful

We booked this for a restful holiday and anniversary treat. Beautiful apartment and the view was wonderful. The weather wasn't brilliant, sunny but cool and windy so we couldn't make best use of the balcony and large patio area but it didn't spoil the holiday. Attentive and welcoming owners who take a lot of trouble to keep the place looking good. 10 minutes walk to Poole Quay and restaurants. Good access and base to Dorest coast. Secure parking.

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Liked best: the view and comfortable beds
Liked least: worried about making a mess - everything was white or cream
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2011 for a stay in June 2011
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people found this review helpful

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway A romantic getaway
People with disabilities Older travelers
Tourists Large groups
Luxury-minded travelers
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Management Response
15 Jul 2011
Good for the younger ones too! Have had many families stay with their children - from babies, toddlers to teenagers. Looking forward to seeing you again in September.
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