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“A perfect base in Winchester”
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The Sky Penthouse
Elegant St Peter Street frontage
Dine in style
Welcoming beverages
Modern fully equipped kitchen
Breakfast in the sunshine
luxury furnishings, free wifi/broadband, and device chargers
Luxury super king beds.
Luxury Optimum Supima  cotton towels
Luxury 400TC 100% cotton linens
Power shower equipped bathroom.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Winchester, Hampshire, England

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Warwick B
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A perfect base in Winchester”
Reviewed 10 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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This immaculate apartment ticks all the boxes: central location near the Cathedral and close to the station; easy access (the lift worked fine during our stay), well equiped kitchen and very comfortable beds. The sitting room had a panoramic view. Little touches, such as fluffy towels and the welcoming bottle of wine added to the allure. The owners were most helpful, going out of their way to assist us and to advise on local attractions. In this regard, Winchester is an ideal venue. So much to see, both in the city and further afield (Portsmouth, London within easy reach by train). The biggest challenge was finding the apartment in the first place: Winchester's one-way system would confound anyone, clearly designed to exclude or at least to frustrate motorists, but once mastered we coped with it easily.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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eveol
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely views”
Reviewed 6 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Would love to give this 5 stars but unfortunately I fell ill on arrival. It took some time to figure out it was a combination of high pollen count and perfumes within the apartment. I never thought to ask before renting if it was scent free. These days, most places are.

I immediately removed the joss sticks in the dining room, but getting the scent out of the bedding took longer. I slept on the couch the first 3 nights.

On the upside, you have to love the host. Gordon was right there when he was needed, otherwise out of sight. Loved the heart shaped soap dish.

As I said, unfair really to rate this. Not everyone is old, has copd and can't handle a few flights of stairs when the lift was down. I would love to have loved it.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
7 Jul 2015
Dear Yvonne, You and your husband were a delight to have as guests.Thank you both for the great review. My apologies again for the two day lift service coinciding with your stay. Sadly you didn't mention your allergy when you booked or to me during your stay. Be assured I would have definitely ensured the apartment was scent free on arrival for you. Also the spare white cotton bed linens for the bedrooms are all stored within the Penthouse so any and all bedding could have easily been changed for you both as often as you needed. Please visit us again and we will ensure now we know about your special requirements, that absolutely nothing distracts you from having a great visit again. As I said you were a delight to have as our quests at the Sky Penthouse. We hope to see you again!- best wishes Gordon.
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Anker L
Svendborg, Denmark
1 review
“All you can ask for”
Reviewed 19 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

I stayed at the Sky Penthouse for two weeks in May-June 2015.
The Apartment was exactly like on the Pictures. The kitchen was very well equipped and everything was in good condition. Towels plenty, everything clean Shear luxury.

Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
20 Jun 2015
Thanks for this great review Its really nice to have wonderful guests and we look forward to seeing you again. G&J
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Daniel T
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
“Valentines Reunion <3”
Reviewed 16 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

I just wanted to say what an amazing time we had in Winchester at the Skyline apartment. We really enjoyed the space and cannot really fault the accomodation. It has modern decor and cozy lighting for romantic evenings, we found it to be very comfortable and relaxing not to mention the views! The water in the shower would run cold after a mid length shower and would require a 45 minute wait to be used again but this wasn't much of an issue once we got the idea. The beds were comfy and spacious, just as comfortable as the plump sofas. Kitchen facilities were excellent. We loved it and made dreams to go back there in the future. The apartment is situated in the city centre and the welcome/information pack provided by the owners proved very useful in finding the points of interest. Winchester is steeped in history and ther Cathedral was a point of call during our stay.

Please thank Gordon and his wife for such an amazing experience.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
4 Apr 2015
We are surprised about the comment regarding the shower running cold, there is a 60 gallon hot tank feeding it, not a combi style boiler, so you do need to take a really looong shower before the water cools.- SkyPenthouse.
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Anne O
Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very comfortable apartment in great city centre location”
Reviewed 13 February 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We stayed in Sky Penthouse for a month over Christmas with our teenage sons and even with 4 of us the apartment worked really well. The combination of very comfortable accommodation and being in the middle of town is a real winner! . I would recommend Sky Penthouse to anyone. - Anne and Vincent.”

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Liked best: Terrific location and great views.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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