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Harbour Watch Apartment 1

(Ref. 994289)

Brewers Quay Harbour, Dorset Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "The apartment was really nice and comfortable and very clean throughout."

    No warning in the literature about the step as you walk in, especially in the dark, as my wife fell up it. The directions in the instructions are not easy to follow but in the apartments pack it gives different directions which are easier to follow.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.7Jul 2023

  • "The property is ideally suited on the ground floor as my husband can not do stairs."

    And next to the harbour to sit and watch the world go by. However, the apartment should be listed accommodates 3 as there certainly isn’t enough room in either bedroom for 4 people. The angle of the wardrobe in the double room is so close to the bed you cannot walk past it without bumping into it. Ventilation is poor as the window is set deep into the ledge so you have to bend your upper body to reach the handle. We slept in the twin room, not bad apart from the mould spots on the nets. There were cobwebs hanging from the ceiling in the kitchen/living area. The kitchen is totally devoid of basic utensils and not very clean either. The shower cubicle is so small you cannot turn round once you are in there, even children would have difficulty using it. Totally inadequate and not fit for purpose. We were so disappointed as we have always booked our holidays through Dream Cottages and their properties, apart from this one, have always been first class

    Reviewed by Jan2.5May 2023

  • "Had a wonderful holiday As my husband has mobility issues we were ideally ..."

    Had a wonderful holiday As my husband has mobility issues we were ideally situated to be able to just sit and watch the busy harbour The flat was easy to access and move around in We were very comfortable and had a lovely holiday thank you

    Reviewed by Suzanne5.0Oct 2022

  • "We really like harbour watch 1 , we have stayed many times before and I'm sure we will again , perfect position for all amenities."

    Reviewed by Colleen3.8Aug 2022

  • "We will book the holuday again"

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2022

  • "The reasons I did not give five stars is because the shower did not stay on its stand."

    As soon as the water was turned on it fell off. This resulted in a cut to my husband’s arm. The actual water power was good but the shower had to be hand held to work. This was obviously not a new problem as somebody had tried to mend it using elastic bands. The second thing that was off putting was the Venetian blind which had been broken and temporarily fixed but it would not open and close properly. Otherwise we loved everything else about the property.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Jul 2022

  • "What a fantastic apartment with a truly amazing location."

    The private courtyard was a real bonus for evening drinks and a BBQ. It was my wife's first holiday ever when she did not want to come home!

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely holiday stay ,lovely views ,very comfortable"

    Reviewed by Amaryllis5.0Jul 2022

  • "Accommodation excellent near to all that Weymouth has to offer, just a few seconds to go across the road where plenty of seating available to watch the boats sail up and down, easy to get to theTown and beach in a matter of minutes."

    Only negative my husband is disabled so struggled with small shower cubicle, but look upon that as our problem not the accommodation which as I say was excellent!

    Reviewed by June4.4Jun 2022

  • "The communication offered by Sykes was awful."

    We booked through who referred us to Sykes with every issue. The apartment was damp, so much so the smell made my wife and I feel ill. The shower cubicle had mould, 2 of the bathroom tiles were cracked. The bed base had thick dust where it hadn't been cleaned properly. The soil pipe from the toilet was filthy. The plumbing blocked and we had a plumber and a representative from Dream Cottages around, the plumber said it's a regular issue with the property. Very disappointed with Sykes for poor communication and Dream Cottages for not ensuring the apartment is kept to a reasonable standard.

    Reviewed by Keith2.2Oct 2021

  • "We have stayed in this apartment before,but unfortunately it has deterioration over the past two years still a big disappointed with the car parking,with the situation at this time it could have been a bit cleaner,sad to say that there is no view of the harbour with all the cars parked in front of the window,we will not be booking this one again."

    Reviewed by Frederick2.8Sep 2021

  • "Check in time used to be 3 pm now it's 5 pm what the extra 2 hours are used for ..."

    Check in time used to be 3 pm now it's 5 pm what the extra 2 hours are used for I'm unsure , I still had to wipe surfaces down

    Reviewed by Colleen3.4Aug 2021

  • "Location of the apartment was wonderful and the bedrooms were beautiful."

    The living g area abs kitchen are ample in size and facilities and the ease of getting in etc was handy. The two small issues that we had were sorted on the same day which was great. It would be good to have a little more comfortable seating outdoors as advertised on the website.

    Reviewed by Janet4.4Jul 2021

  • "The new layout in the front room was good, and paint job on the furniture."

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely location and close to all amenities."

    Booked a mobility scooter which the guy delivered and was able to park it behind the steel railings of the property. Really enjoyed our stay. Weymouth wonderful.

    Reviewed by Terence4.7Jun 2021

  • "Every thing was great until we saw parking spaces were not safe."

    We were afraid to go out in the car. Someone kept parking in places that were allocated to our flats. Everything else was lovely.

    Reviewed by Yvonne4.4Jun 2021

  • "Had a fab couple of days staying here, perfectly positioned for my mam who is 93."

    The only criticism would be the car parking, if we could have had a permit to park opposite, it would have been perfect. The steps at the back of the property to the carpark are very steep, anybody that has mobility problems wouldn't be able to park there

    Reviewed by Karen5.0May 2021

  • "Great location."

    Spotlessly clean. Bedrooms smaller than expected. The man who booked it over the phone was excellent

    Reviewed by Noreen4.1Oct 2020

  • "Perfect setting for a holiday , stayed many times in the past"

    Reviewed by Colleen5.0Aug 2020

  • "Excellent flat and although it has parking to the rear the climb up the stairs is steep and not recommended in the rain"

    Reviewed by George4.7Oct 2019

  • "Overall a very clean / tidy and great place to stay right on the harbour."

    well laid out and will hopefully have this location again very soon. Stayed May 2018

    Mr GibsonJun 2018

  • "Enjoyed our stay in this property."

    It was very clean. Ideal position for the harbour and not too far to walk to the beach. Lots of restaurants and coffee shops around if you don't want to cook. We would definitely consider staying there again.

    Mr George RushtonNov 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin single
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for one car in an elevated, communal off-road parking area at the rear of the building a few minutes’ walk away
  • Outside patio area with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub and shop 5 min
  • Beach 1 mile.

The property

This gem of an apartment is situated right next to the picturesque old harbour on the Brewers Quay side of Weymouth town, which truly is an impressive location. Sleeping up to four persons, the property is a perfect getaway for couples as set right in the centre of town with all the hustle and bustle.

The open plan living area including a modern fitted kitchen, you can cook or sample any one of the acclaimed restaurants within easy reach from Harbour Watch, the decision is yours! Conveniently located adjacent to the harbourside, you can enjoy the panoramic views up and down the harbour from the window of the apartment.

You really couldn’t find a more relaxing time than to just watch the yachts and fishing boats as they come and go from their moorings.

Brewers Quay is just second’s away, which has several restaurants and pubs.

A few minute’s walk around the harbour and over the town bridge takes you into the town centre. Just a ten-minute walk will take your to Weymouth's long sandy beach with its traditional entertainments such as Punch and Judy shows and donkey rides.

Take in the views along the magnificent Jurassic coastline which has been awarded world heritage status, visit one of Dorset's picture postcard villages Abbotsbury or Burton Bradstock.

Enjoy a local attraction like Monkey World or Sea Life Centre and find out more about wildlife. Stay in Harbour Watch Apartment, a wonderful holiday apartment, perfect for couples wanting to explore all this lovely area has to offer.

Fayre In The Square end May (TBC)
Wessex Folk Festival start Jun (TBC)
Festivals will cause some inconvenience due to some road closures and parking restrictions. Should you require any further assistance or clarification on this please do not hesitate to contact us.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Dorchester 8.7 miles; West Lulworth 15.8 miles

Brewers Quay is the old Victorian brewery situated at the heart of the harbour, in Weymouth, Dorset. Much of the grade II listed complex and surrounding brewery buildings date from the late 1800 early 1900’s and many have stones inlaid commemorating their construction year. This area is now a popular destination with many restaurants, café and bars, creating a vibrant culture, where you can relax with a drink and watch the world go by. Tucked away down the harbourside streets, you will find original Tudor harbour buildings, estimated to have been built in 1600 and well worth a visit, with a very interesting history to share. You will also find the Weymouth Museum, with some incredible exhibitions, and the harbour is also home to the lifting bridge, where you can watch the luxury yachts head out to sea, and then walk over the bridge to the town's winding streets of boutique shops and the seafront esplanade and beach. There is more to this seaside town than meets the eye; Brewers Quay is a much-loved holiday destination in Weymouth!

Note: max 4 people.
Note: This property does not accept children. Adults only.
Note: There are two separate shallow steps in the property and therefore not wheelchair accessible.
Note: outside patio area with access rights for apartment 2 through to parking area. Allocated parking space up outdoor steps.
Good housekeeping bond
This property has a good housekeeping bond of £100.00.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas