It’s surpringly quiet up here – and swish, with gleaming wooden floors, an enormous sitting room with handmade Elm tables, a Norwegian settle and two big sofas. The balcony off this room has the grand view but there’s another smaller one off the bedroom overlooking rooftops. Both terraces have pretty pots of olives and lavender and both are good spots for gazing. There’s also a communal garden which tumbles down to the river and is perfect for a picnic.
The kitchen is along one wall of the sitting room and has everything you need for holiday cooking – you’ll also find a bottle of English wine. You get a bathroom each, one with shower and the other with a bath. Walk to everything including Royal William Yard, a 19th-century victualling yard now converted and with a selection of restaurants and wine bars.
Return to watch the lights of the city twinkling beneath you and enjoy a peaceful night on a vi-spring mattress.