Southsea holiday apartment rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access, golf and TV

32 reviews

From the owner

  • Apartment
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

From the owner

"A FABULOUS APARTMENT TO SIT BY THE GRAND AND LARGE WINDOW S AND WATCH THE WORLD GO BY AS WELL AS TO DAYDREAM BY THE SEA..." M. Lacey - AustraliaWe had a wonderful week here and will certainly be returning soon. The flat was superb with everything we wanted and to open the curtains every morning and see the great views was a real bonus. Thank you so much for letting us hire the flat and for the welcome Carol and Brian May 2012"OUTSTANDING VALUE "- P. J. PRINCE -Florida "CENTRAL LOCATION... WALKING DISTANCE TO RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS" - Gidsen - USAThe Berkeley beach front apartment has stunning views across the sparkling Solent to the Isle of Wight and is ideally located to explore Southsea's attractions on foot. Situated on a raised ground floor, just 15 meters from the sea, the spacious lounge, kitchen and bedroom are filled with natural light.Located in what was orginally a grand Georgian seaside hotel, the apartment is a short walk to the Canoe Lake, the Rose Gardens, tennis courts, model village, South Parade Pier, the Pyramids indoor water park, skate park and Blue Reef Aquarioum. Not to be missed are Henry V111's Southsea Castle, the D-Day museum, the City Museum, Charles Dicken's birthplace and the Historic dockyard, where his father worked, which includes the Mary Rose and Nelson's Victory. A good walk along the promenade (or a short bus ride) takes you to atmospheric Ols Portsmouth, with some good pubs, and Gunwharf Quays - a waterfront complex of discounted designer stores, bars, restaurants, cinema, bowling, marina and the unique Spinnaker Tower for a birds eue view. For a day out, take a ticket to Ryde on the Hovercraft or take the Train to historic Chichester.The Apartment is tastefully furnished and fully equipped with electric cooker, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, washing and drying machine and a security entrance telephone. The lounge has two sofas ( one which is a bed sofa). The bedroom has a double bed and fitted wardrobes and the bathroom has a shower and a toilet. Bed linen and towels are provided and beds made for arrival. Parking facilities are also available.The Berkeley was a grand hotel situated in one of the most central & attractive areas of Southsea. The Berkeley has since been renovated into luxury apartments. The apartment is on the front of the building, on an elevated ground floor which is also private. The apartment is bright, airy and very spacious, facing the sea and less than 15meters from the beach.The magnificent views from the lounge / dining area, kitchen and bedroom are of the Solent to the isle of Wight. The apartment has high ceilings, grand windows (double aspect views of the sea and South Parade Pier) and a large lounge room. The lounge room also benefits from a feature fireplace and two sofas (one which is a bed sofa). The bedroom has a double bed and fitted wardrobes. The apartment is fully self - contained with own shower and toilet. Attractively furnished and fully equipped with electric cooker, refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and a security entrance telephone. A fabulous location to explore the city easily by foot as The Berkeley is near to the historical sites as well as Southsea beach, which is on your doorstep! You can also walk few minutes to Canoe Lake, rose gardens and the model village as well as South Parade Pier .Facilities nearby include an indoor water park complex, skate park, Southsea Castle, Blue Reef Aquarium, D-Day museum, Old Portsmouth, Southsea shopping centre and a diversity of restaurants and bars - all within walking distance (max 30 min). Also, the buses are very near to the apartment which travel all around the city. You can also visit the award winning Gunwharf Quays complex (an array of discounted designer stores, bars, cinema, bowling, marina and the unique Spinnaker Tower). The Historic dockyard, including the Mary Rose and lots of attractions for the young and old.

Further details

The apartment is of a high standard, with fitted wardrobes and space in the bedroom to place a camp bed or cot. The living area is comfortable and spacious with lots of room to move around in and light and airy.

An elevated ground floor apartment , which is fabulous to people watch or look at the ships/ sea..As it is elevated it is also private , whereby it would be difficult for people to look in.

NON-SMOKING Establishment

You are welcome to view the property prior to booking. This can be arranged easily.

20% deposit is required to secure the booking, the balance is payable within six weeks of your arrival.

There is also a £100 refundable breakages deposit to pay which is returned within ten days of your departure.

It is also possible to pay by paypal.

On departure, we would appreciate the sheets to be stripped from the beds and placed in the shower room or bag and the apartment to be left as found. Incase this is not the case a fee of £25.00 will be deducted from your deposit.

We also reserve the right not to allow you to stay if you have exceeded the amount of people staying at the property ( without consent) or any pets staying at the property - any payment will not be refunded.

Further details indoors

As a family run business, we pride ourselves on the personal and effeceint service we provide. We want to ensure that our guests are comfortable and will return!

Our apartment 'The Berkeley', was a former grand and popular hotel in the heart of Southsea. This apartment is situated on the upper ground floor on the corner of the Berkeley building, benefitting from double aspect views of the solent and Southsea Pier. The windows are large which are ideal to sit by them comfortably and watch the world go by and yet private. You will be walking distance away from the restaurants, shops and places of interest, and a stones throw away from the sea.

Fresh flowers , tea, coffee and fresh milk will be available on arrival . This will be at no extra charge.

Meet and greet service, where you will be met and keys and a guide given of the apartment.

The apartment has a security entrance with a security phone.

A residents parking permit is available at £2.00 for 24hrs, although free parking is available close by.

We provide fresh linen and your beds will be made on arrival, a bath towel and a hand towel is provided per person also A hand towel and floor towel is also provided for the shower room.

Soap and hand wash is provided.

Cleaning products for your use.

The apartment has a picnic set and beach towels for use.

Night storage heating included - no extra cost.

We can also provide a travel cot on request.

The apartment has a sofa bed ( sleeps 2 ) A single chair bed (sleeps 1) and an additional camp bed.

Please feel free to ask us for any additional provisions you may need.

julie and paul sillett

Further details outdoors

Buses and taxis are extremly close by - However, its very easy to walk anywhere.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • 1 Cot available
  • 1 Shower room


  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.


This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Damage deposit: £100.00

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No smoking at this property

About the owner

Paul & Julie S.
Calendar updated:
11 Jan 2022

Years listed:

Languages spoken: English
This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Nov 2006. Located in Portsmouth, it has 32 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £455 to £630.
The Owner has a response rate of 90% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 11 Jan 2022.


32 reviews
Very Good
Sharon M

Lovely flat and great location
Aug 2021

This property is in a great location and we had a lovely stay for a long weekend. The flat has everything you need and the views are fabulous. There is plenty to do and lots of places to eat right o… More 

Reviewed 6 Sep 2021

Stuart R
Portland, Oregon

Bright, comfortable, and a stunning view that is never boring!
Apr 2021

I stayed in this well-equipped, comfortable flat for 10 days, and I would have been happy to stay longer. The view from the living room and the kitchen out onto the Solent is unobstructed, direct, and… More 

Reviewed 29 Apr 2021

Owner's reply:
Hi Stuart thanks for the review....enjoy the rest of your travels. Regards Paul S.
keith C
Fareham, United Kingdom

Jul 2020

Ideal for all historical places eg historic dockyard. Mary Rose museum.D Day museum.Variety of see able sites Within easy reach

Reviewed 25 Jul 2020


A great apartment, well located for visiting all attractions in Southsea/Portsmouth
Jun 2019

This is a lovely apartment, well looked after and has everything you could want to make your stay special. We stayed for 1 week - 2nd to 9th of June and found it comfortable and cosy and very clean. W… More 

Reviewed 10 Jun 2019

Owner's reply:
Thanks for the lovely review.....we hope to see you both again at the flat in the future. Kind Regards P and J
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Perfect place to relax after a busy day's sightseeing!
May 2019

We've now stayed twice in this lovely, comfortable, cosy apartment with its extensive sea views. There are so many things to see and do in the area, one week was nowhere near enough! Car parking… More 

Reviewed 2 Jun 2019

Owner's reply:
You're right! Portsmouth is a great place to visit...with plenty to see and do. Glad you enjoyed your stay at the flat. Thanks very much for your kind review. Regards P and J
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