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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is conveniently situated within easy walking distance of some great eating establishments. The huge breakfast available will set you up for the day. All in all a superb friendly hotel providing the "personal touch". Even the dog smiles.

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3Thank David B
Woodley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just arrived back from our second stay at The Somerville. Would highly recommend as the breakfast is really good and the suites are lovely to stay in and you get a nice big room! Pete and Helen are very friendly and welcoming and we can't wait to come back again! :)

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1Thank katiekatiekatie95
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi all stayed at the Somerville 31/03/2017 to 02/04/2017 stayed in room 10,large nicely decorated room with lots of little extra touches only thing was the view out of the room was a brick wall about 4 feet away,the room was so quiet in the morning all the birds were singing what a lovely place breakfast was fantastic. Only a...

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Thank Micheal M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just come back from the Somerville and what a place one of the best rooms I've stayed in for a long time. We had a welcoming and cheerful hello on arrival from Pete the host and made us feel relaxed and comfortable. Breakfast what can I say it was excellent great choice and always served with a smile. The...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited here for a little weekend getaway and can definitely say this place is worth the money. We stayed in the garden suite which had its own entrance door which was very convenient. The room was exceptionally clean and the big roll top bath with tv at the end was a huge hit with my wife....

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Me and my Husband stayed for 2 nights in the Somervilles’s new Meadfoot suite which was simply stunning. Stepping into the room we were amazed by how spacious it was with our attention immediately drawn by the dolphin stained glass window that looked amazing with the back light shining through. The room was smart and stylish with lots of modern...

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1Thank vic2riap134
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 18 March 2017

With so many choices of accommodation to chose from in Torquay you need to do something to stand out from the crowd. The Somerville succeeds in this by providing a choice of beautifully decorated suites that whilst all following a similar theme, manage to achieve their own individual identity. Our suite was spotless, roomy, quiet, with a very comfortable bed....

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1Thank TGSAN
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Fabulous place with lots of extra special touches that puts this place in a different league. Wonderful breakfast and friendly team that run it. Helen's afternoon cakes are not to be missed! We'd definitely recommend and hope to stay again.

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1Thank cranmore17
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent room and the breakfast was amazing. Very friendly proprietors. We had the suite with the courtyard and the room was very clean and tidy with good choice of beverages. Home made cake was available fresh every day. Will certainly return and recommended to family and friends

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1Thank Karen B
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2017

My husband and I stayed here the first weekend in March as a birthday gift from our daughters. From the moment we booked Peter was exceptionally helpful sending us a list of recommendations to eat out. We arrived mid morning and was welcomed by Peter who advised that our room was ready and that he had upgraded us to The...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Somerville has many accolades including Devon B&B of the year for 2012/13 and Southwest B&B of the year for 2011. Centrally located with its own private car park and grounds. Choose from a standard room or lovely Deluxe rooms and spacious Suites; it's the ideal choice for both business travellers and leisure guests wanting a relaxing luxury break. The Somerville offers guests free parking and free wifi and extended breakfast times at weekends.Recently voted In Trivagos top 10 B&B`s in UK for value for money ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Somerville

Address: 515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: RM471 - RM740 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Somerville Hotel Torquay
The Somerville Torquay, English Riviera
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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“The Garden Suite is fabulous as you have your own private access.”
creamtea26, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Treat yourself to the luxury of a suite.”
bobhook, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Suite on the groundd floor looked amazing but we stayed in the Garden Suite which was also lovely”
TinaDaveO, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the garden room 12”
, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book a suite, great to have a lovely ensuite lounge area & it's definitely worth the extra”
cranmore17, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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