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The Lantern Building

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Hythe, Hampshire, England
The Apartment is situated at the furthest point out into the sea along the Solent coastline and therefore offer panoramic views of passing small & large vessels, cruise liners, QM2, Queen Elizabeth, Britannia, Oceana, and Red Funnel Ferries through their large full length L-shaped lounge windows/doors and unique porthole windows. Views are over Hythe Village, Hythe Marina, Southampton & Docks, & as far as the eye can see down towards to IOWight. The vessels are so close you feel that you could reach out and touch them. Just before leaving the cruise liners often have firework displays and you will be able to see many people on deck waving. On the large semi circular balcony you can see and hear the sea beneath you. The apartment is very quiet, other than the seagulls and the sea.
Listing #HL23688
About the Owner
Tina L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:65%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:March 2007
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apartment has amazing views,but unfortunately didn’t live up to expectations...the living area is overtaken by a huge sofa,which would have to be the most uncomfortable seat ever..also the unnecessary over large dining table..guests have been complaining of the above in the visitors book for many...More

Date of stay: October 2018
4  Thank WeeArchie28
GrandTour811797, VR Owner at The Lantern Building, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We will pass on the feedback. I am pleased however you like the views from the apartment. thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved it here. The flat had everything you need and the views were fantastic. Would definitely go back.

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank juali120
Management response:Responded August 23, 2018

Hi Julie, Thank you for your kind review. We really appreciate it, and pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Kind Regards Caroline

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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful scenery of cruise and cargo ships from this apartment ,however we have reported a problem with the en-suite shower,which is a nuisance .

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Shirley M
Management response:Responded June 25, 2018

Hi Shirley, thank for you review. We appreciate all feedback and can confirm the shower has now been repaired should you wish to visit The Lantern Building again.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator/Lift access
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The property is fully equipped and comprises: Master bedroom with views all the way down the docks and over Hythe/The Marina, t.v., double bed, double built-in wardrobe and en-suite shower room with double sized shower cubicle with basin & w.c. Second double bedroom with huge breathtaking porthole window with views over the Solent, double built-in wardrobe, twin 3ft beds, t.v. Airing cupboard with large electric boiler feeding radiators. Family bathroom with telephone style shower attachment over bath. Lounge/diner with laminated wood effect flooring with t.v./freeview/DVD/CD players with full length L-shaped windows/doors to balcony with extensive views over Hythe/Southampton & down towards IOWight. Door to contemporary kitchen with concealed washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwas... more
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
This property is located close to The New Forest which has a whole host of attractions, Beaulieu Estate, Exbury Gardens, Dibden Golf Course, Applemore Recreation Centre, Calshot Beach and Activity Centre, Lepe Beach to name a few. Southampton with the famous boat show is a 12min ferry ride away. The Isle Of Wight is also a short ferry ride away. The Solent boasts an array of boating and cruise liner activity, all of which can be enjoyed from the comfort of this property.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Southampton Airport: 25.0 km
Railway: Southampton: 19.0 km
Ferry: Portsmouth: 56.0 km
This property can be accessed via car using the M3, M27 & A326 to Fawley, or you can take a train to Southampton Central station, then you can get the free bus which links you to the Hythe Ferry Terminal at Town Quay via West Quay Shopping. Alternatively you can fly into Southampton Parkway Eastleigh Airport take a train to Southampton Central Train Station and as previously the bus and Ferry to Hythe. Travelling around the area is easy, and a car is not necessary. The New Forest Tour bus comes into Hythe during high season. Bike hire is also available.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 9.0 km.
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