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West midlands
Reviewed 9 October 2012

We were given a one night stay as a gift at this hotel and took it on the 2nd October It’s one of the best places we have ever stayed. We received a very warm welcome a full explanation of where we could find things, helpful information about where to eat and all done with a smile and warmth that...

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Tiverton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2012

A beautiful hotel accompanied by fantastic hosts. On arrival I mentioned we were celebrating our engagement. On entering our suite a little later we were greeted by a bottle of wine chilling. The home made treats and flavoured waters in the fridge in our room was a beautiful touch. Would defiantly recommend.

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Staffordshire
Reviewed 2 October 2012

The Somerville is a lovely place to stay in Torquay. This is our second visit and it certainly won't be our last. We don't very often go back to the same place twice as there are always so many other places to choose from and you sometimes wonder whether you will be disappointed on a return visit. However we didn't...

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Somerset
Reviewed 1 October 2012

We stayed at the Somerville for a spur of the moment treat. EVERYTHIING was just lovely, the welcome was warm, friendly and super efficient. Our room was the Torwood Junior Suite. Beautiful decor, clean and very well equipped with extra touches such as bottled water, cafetier coffee and even a pot of Jelly Beans! The shower was heavenly and had...

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AdamFromTorquay, Owner at The Somerville, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review. We are genuinely delighted that what we do gives other people so much pleasure. We're very pleased that you found the guest information folder so useful. In the next few weeks and months we will be developing them even further to help our guests make even more of their time away. For our...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2012

We have just returned from spending 4 delightful nights at The Somerville and cannot recommend it highly enough. On arrival we were upgraded to a Junior Suite by our very welcoming hosts.The room was immaculately clean and well appointed with a good selection of hot drinks, All the furnishings and decor were to the highest standard. As if that wasn't...

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London UK
Reviewed 28 September 2012

Within half an hour of arriving at The Somerville we were trying to extend our booking. An immaculate hotel, run by two partners, Adam and Grant, who care passionately about their guests, and delivering spectacular service. The bed was one of the most comfortable we've ever had the pleasure to experience, equal to the Westin Hotel group, who are renowned...

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Stourbridge
Reviewed 28 September 2012

We spent a splendid week in September at the Somerville Hotel. Our accommodation (Garden Suite) was excellent, tastefully furnished with every mod con. The breakfasts were splendid - so much choice! The service was first class, the staff being efficient yet friendly and very helpful. It met all our expectations - high quality at a very reasonable cost.

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london
Reviewed 23 September 2012

What a wonderfull place this is, cannot be faulted in anyway, service was second to none the staff lovelm and the two partners were lovely to. Wish i could win the lottery cause if i did, not for me the rest of the world, I would celebrate with a long stay at the somerville.cant wait to return as soon as...

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weston-super-mare
Reviewed 19 September 2012

We have just spent a wonderful week at the Somerville Hotel where every thing is more thanfirst class. Both of the owners make you feel special, the accommodation is superb as is the breakfast,we cannot praise this Hotel too highly and would reccomend it to all our friends.

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Our second visit to the Hotel-from 1-4 September. Room,service,breakfasts,location (for Torquay's sea front & restaurants) and advice on where to eat/plus attractions as high quality as last year. Greeted by smiles from the staff & woofs from Oscar & Hector (the 2 dachsunds) we had a lovely break. We had 2 brilliant meals at 7 Fish restaurant & tried Old...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Breakfast included
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: $129 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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