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Stafford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We stayed at the somerville hotel from the 30th of july untill the 5th of august and we are already planning our next visit to this hotel! We wanted somewhere eccentric and luxurious and this certainly didnt dissapoint us. Beautiful well kept garden, stunning rooms, delicous breakfast and so much to choose from, lovley polite staff, i loved that they... More 

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Leek, Staffordshire
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2012

My partner and I stayed at The Somerville on 30th July for 2 nights. It was the first time we had stayed here and after reading reviews on here we were looking forward to it. We certainly weren't disappointed, it is the best hotel we have ever stayed in. Upon arrival we were greeted by one of the owners, a... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 July 2012

I had to stay at the Somerville on my own whilst on business in the area and the welcome was lovely. I like the touch of fresh milk and cookies being available at all times (hate UHT milk) A mini cafetiere in the room with ground coffee is also very nice. The room was stunning - beautiful ornate furniture and... More 

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Barrington, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2012

First impressions are always important, you will be impressed straight away. You are greeted with a genuine warm friendly welcome from Adam or Grant. Shown to your room where you can relax in luxurious comfort and facilities. The breakfast is outstanding, there is so much to choose from. The staff are so courteous and professional, nothing is too much trouble.... More 

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Thank Peter W
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 July 2012

We had a fantastic time when we stayed at The Somerville. We were made very welcome by Adam and Grant and their staff. The breakfasts were fantastic, as was their advice on where to visit and places to eat. Our room was extremely comfortable and beautiful. Oscar and Hector were also delightful and were very entertaining. There are several very... More 

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Worcestershire
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Reviewed 11 July 2012

Enjoy your stay, outstanding value for money. Hospitality and genuine welcome, with fresh milk and home made cookie for first cuppa on arrival in the room. Breakfast on offer with a real choice, top class with a relaxed atmosphere and offered extra toast, coffee, tea. Just lovely to be treated with a professional but not clinical customer service. Well Done,... More 

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Reviewed 11 July 2012

what can we say! Grant and Adam made us feel so welcome from the moment we stepped through the door! Their attention to detail is second to none! Every room is of an exceptionally high standard and the service is impeccable! I highly recommend this fantastic place if you want superb accommodation service and facilities. Thank you guys for making... More 

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Thank veedubya1
cambridgeshire
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2012

What a truly warm and friendly establishment with a professional yet friendly service. We were greeted and welcomed by Adam who made us feel immediately at ease, we were personally taken to our room and shown around and made sure we were happy. You could really see how important it was for them to make everyone who stayed at the... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind review and we were delighted to be able to welcome you all to Torquay. We all know that the 2012 summer weather hasn't been all that it could have been but there are still plenty of things for visitors to do and plenty of ways to enjoy yourself. For... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

This is like paradise, after being in a band and travelling to nearly every corner of the globe, apart from dubai this hotel is the most georgeous , traveller friendly and luxurious place to stay. There is not enough praise, the beds were so comfy we overslept by 2 hours which we have never done before. The owners were friendly... More 

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London
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Reviewed 9 July 2012

It just goes to show what can be achieved when people take pride in their service. Our very brief stay was nothing short of wonderful. The passion that the owners have to ensure their guests are made to feel at ease & comfortable, shines through. I'm often embarrassed what hoteliers think they can get away with, serving cheap rubbish to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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. ... 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: RM387 - RM533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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The Somerville Hotel Torquay
Somerville Hotel Torquay
The Somerville Torquay, English Riviera
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“Room 2 ground floor at rear”
 of 5 bubbles Kescat, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent!”
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“We stayed in room four which was a deluxe suite.”
 of 5 bubbles Paultripp2016, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 is delightful”
 of 5 bubbles jeanettem826, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles DavidFairbrother, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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