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    Somerset House Hotel

    10 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
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    • Excellent71%
    • Very good20%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “lovely hotel” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 358 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My family and I returned to Southsea this year for my 50th Birthday celebrations having previously stayed before at Number Four, and twice at Florence Gardens and knew this would suit all of our requirements. So perfectly situated within walking distance to shops and restaurants...More

    Thank sarahburrell50
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was our second stay. Beautiful and very tastefully decorated room and, although busy when we stayed, it was quiet and peaceful guaranteeing a great night's sleep! Really great location in a very nice part of the city with the front and pier etc easily...More

    Thank infoA4533YR
    Reviewed 21 November 2017

    Beautiful stay in Somerset House with our every need catered for. Wonderful service from friendly welcoming staff. Supper at The Florence Arms was very tasty, well presented decor in this popular bistro pub. Breakfast was taken in the adjoining building, pleasant array of food plus...More

    Thank pinkpantheronholiday
    Response from Reception1113, General Manager at Somerset House HotelResponded 22 November 2017

    Thank you for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed the hotel and our Gastro Pub. I'm sorry you found the hotel expensive - coming out of season or on a quieter day i.e. Sunday certainly keeps the cost down - do call our...More

    Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights and they staff was lovely and very welcoming to children. Breakfast was very nice with a large selection. Lovely walk to the harbour and to the pier that was very close. On road parking using the permit they provide....More

    Thank Rebecca N
    Response from Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House HotelResponded 14 November 2017

    Thank you for your review. We are glad you found everything to your liking and are please Ronnie welcomed you to our Gastro Pub The Florence Arms. We love to welcome families to the hotel and are so pleased your children enjoyed their time with...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2017

    I've been a regular at the Mercer Hotel group since Nov 2015 and have sampled all the Mercer boutique hotels in both locations in Southsea, Portsmouth. I always made my reservations here because of the hospitality, professionalism and welcoming nature of staff and over several...More

    Thank Rashid O
    Response from Reception1113, Guest Relations Manager at Somerset House HotelResponded 14 November 2017

    Dear Rashid Thank you for reviewing the hotel - it has been an absolute pleasure to welcome you for the last 2 years and we have enjoyed having you as our regular. We certainly hope you will pop back for a visit sometime - you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • US$78 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
    • #7 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    "It's generally a quiet area."
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    "The Florence, Stattons and Somerset suites are working distance to the esplanade, sea front and local..."
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    "We stayed in a room across from the main hotel which was very quiet."
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    "Our room on the 3rd floor was quite warm; choose rooms on lower levels. Ask if any have ceiling fans."
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