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Spinnaker Tower

Address: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3TT, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)23 9285 7520
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Ranked #8 of 45 Attractions in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
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Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Hello stop and listen forget shopping to any tourist visiting Portsmouth Do that later ! We never visit Portsmouth without heading for the Spinnaker. Never will you see the same view twice. It is sensational. We visited on 20th Jan 2015 Staff are enthusiastic and alive. Energising to see. They are Knowledgeable, and very keen to share their knowledge. This... More 

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Bentham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A must do ! In a clear day as it was for our visit you can see for miles! Very well set up with fine panoramic vistas And if you dare! A clear glass floor for you to walk on ! (With your shoes off of course!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I remember a young David Cherriman escorting me to the top of this splendid tower when I was a Vue Cinema Manager. It was certainly one of the best attractions in the Gunwharf Quays area.

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. It’s fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Spinnaker Tower. You will have to return now it’s our 10th birthday year to see how much the view has evolved! I hope to welcome you back soon. Sarah Webb, General Manager More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We two pensioners decided on impulse to visit on returning home from the west country and were very glad we did as the views were spectacular on a crisp frosty day. Staff were exremely friendly and helpful, especially the young lady in the viewing gallery who lent us binoculars to better view the listing stricken Hoegh Osaka and pointing out... More 

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave these comments. I’m so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and braved the glass floor (don’t worry – it won’t break!). I will pass on your compliments to the team – it’s great to hear you found them so helpful and that they enhanced your visit with their tips about... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Enjoyed the Spinnaker a good tourist attraction as long as its clear weather.You get taken in by the view.

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed your trip to the Spinnaker Tower and the views on offer. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sarah Webb, General Manager More 

Liege, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Lovely sights from the tower. The glass floor is particularly exciting for the young ones. All in all a very nice experience.

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I’m very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Spinnaker Tower and that your younger visitors found the glass floor so thrilling. I hope to welcome you back again soon. Sarah Webb, General Manager More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We both have "season tickets" for the tower. The view alone is worth it. If you are thinking of visiting Check The Weather! A clear day when there are a few clouds in Spring or Autumn is good whereas a very hot summers day may be too hazey. We enjoy the photographs and the gift shop as do our guests... More 

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave these comments. I am so pleased to read that you are part of our members club and enjoy the views on offer. However, it is disappointing to read your comments about our café. All our coffee is freshly ground and our bread is sourced from a quality supplier. Please rest assured that... More 

london
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12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great far reaching views from the top of the tower. See all the places of interest from a different angle and put things into perspective. Southsea, Ile of Wight, Dockyards. Well worth a visit and not too expensive.

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I’m so pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit and found your experience good value for money. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Sarah Webb, General Manager More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Visited after seeing pictures online of the views and wanted to see this for ourselves. Reasonably priced and thoroughly impressed with the information to inform you of the different places of interest you could spot from the view decks. Highly recommend visiting both in the daytime and nighttime as it gave you a completely different experience and was able to... More 

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. It’s fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Spinnaker Tower and that you took advantage of our unlimited day return visits on your ticket to experience both day and night-time views. Our i-VIEW screens, free audio guides, and view guide beneath the windows on View Deck 1 all work to give... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We went here for a 40th birthday party and as a venue it has a wow factor. Upon arrival we were escorted in the lift up to the viewing gallery for drinks and canapes. We enjoyed the views and glass floor but it would probably have been better on a summers evening when we could see a lot more.(we told... More 

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TheSpinnakerTower, General Manager at Spinnaker Tower, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. I’m thrilled to read you enjoyed your experience recently at a 40th birthday party we hosted. I will make sure to pass your compliments onto the team, who will be delighted. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Spinnaker Tower again soon. Sarah Webb, General Manager More 

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