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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Rosie and Bill do a fine job here of running a great place to stay near Hereford city centre. Very nice room, with excellent en-suite. Breakfast was lovely, especially the fruit salads (they do full Eng too!). Afternoon tea in the garden when we arrived was a nice touch. The house is situated in an up-market and very quiet area,...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely stay with Rosie and Bill. Spacious, clean and comfortable twin room. Tea in the garden on arrival. Double duvet on a single bed - fantastic! Clean bathroom with marvellous water pressure in the shower and lovely toiletries provided - white robe and slippers in the wardrobe. Breakfast was lush, fruit juice, cereal and yoghurt followed by your choice of...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Just returned from wonderful stay with Rosie and Bill at Somerville House. A tray of tea served in the pretty garden on arrival was most welcome. Our rooms were spacious, stylish and spotless, with plentiful fluffy white towels, showergel and shampoo. The beds themselves were irresistibly comfortable - only the thought of the excellent breakfast (and fantastic nearby biking roads...

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Douglas, Isle of Man
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We had the smallest double room for three nights, and that was great. The room was fantastically clean, very neat, and comfortable. The breakfasts were excellent - all freshly made at the time of ordering, and yet still efficiently provided. And they coped with the Coeliac-disease sufferer (gluten free) in the family perfectly. The comfortable sitting room is open to...

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Mount Lawley, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The attention to detail makes your stay special.. Here are pluses Quality linen Soft pillows Extra large towels A bath in the ensuite Proper toiletries The room has a mini bar of local produce thats Competively priced. The tea, coffee with fresh milk and fine biscuits. The breakfast was excellent with loads of choice. The lounge is comfortable and the...

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Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Pat and I have stayed at Hotels and B&Bs in the US and UK, ranging from the Hilton family and the Best Western range, to B&Bs in the Outer Hebrides.and we can honestly say that Bill and Rosie provide the warmest welcome we have found anywhere. We usually have a top-of-the-range room which excells anything we have stayed in elsewhere....

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Stayed over Easter nice hotel stayed in better not sure on reception lovely friendly young girl who was very nice and attentive but it I don't like being asked by I think owner while I was stood there what room I was in ....... As obviously she didn't approve or that's the impression I got

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somervillehouse, Owner at Somerville House, responded to this review

Dear Mandy, Thank you for your review. Am a bit nonplussed by your comment - I do apologise for the impression you received. I shall have to watch my 'disapproving' face in the future! Your review certainly shows how important first impressions are. By the way, I am a great fan of the young woman who booked you in, who...

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

First class guest house, made very welcome by the hosts, just spent two nights there. Wonderful breakfasts ( catering for vegetarians as well), also a great large garden for relaxing, Would definitely stay again, if we are in that area. Within easy reach of Hereford city centre.

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I stopped here for one night and what a beautiful hotel it is.The owners were lovely and welcoming and as for the room no 4 absolutely beautiful and to a high standard with all the extras included and the mini bar was reasonable and the rose wine was lovely and local. The best hotel I've stayed in to date 😊fabulous...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We spent five nights at Somerville during our stay in Hereford and enjoyed our stay very much. We had a lovely room overlooking the beautiful garden where we sat one afternoon to relax after a busy day. The breakfasts are superb and the B&B is an easy walk to the city center and the train station. Bill, Rosie and their...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Somerville House is a beautiful detached Victorian villa, dating back to 1895, in a tree-lined residential road, offering 'boutique' hotel style Bed and Breakfast accommodation, and blending the luxury and comfort of a good hotel with warm and friendly service. We have 12 en suite rooms, arranged on ground, lower-ground, and first and second floors, with free wifi available in all.The large superior rooms and charming top floor rooms, with interesting beam features, are decorated in a contemporary style, contrasting with and enhancing the many original features - the glorious tesselated entrance hall floor, tiny plaster cupid heads, and the grand marble fireplaces. 5 mins walk railway station, 10 minutes walk city centre, free carpark. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somerville House

Address: 12 Bodenham Road, Hereford HR1 2TS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Hereford
Price Range: $128 - $197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Somerville House 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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