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Wales, UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hubby and I stayed at the Somerville for the second time on Saturday night. It was amazing, even better then last time if that’s possible. Peter very kindly upgraded us to a suite. Its our first visit since Helen and Peter took over and it is still fabulous. Our suite was so luxurious, the nice modern bathroom even had a...

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stafford
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First visit to the Somerville, and it certainly won't be the last. Came to stay for a couple of nights and found a little gem. Peter made us feel very welcome on our arrival. Easy to find. Great for parking. Our room was on the first floor. Lovely comfy beds. Mini fridge. Tea/coffee. Bathroom was gorgeous. Massive shower. Toiletries. Bathrobes....

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been trying to find the perfect place to stay in Torquay for a few months now. I've not been overly impressed by many of the hotel style accommodation and have started looking at B&B's The Somerville is in a great central location & has free parking, it's friendly for business travellers (can do "early" breakfasts e.g. 7:15am, and has...

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England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner & I stayed here for 2 nights. We were very impressed by the warm welcome from Peter. He was so friendly, offered us a hot drink & we were checked in early. We stayed in the tastefully decorated Courtyard Suite which had it's own secret garden. The breakfast was delicious. Having stayed in many B&B's this one stands...

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Thank zaza21England
uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well what a beautiful place to stay .we arrived to a lovely welcome off Pete the owner such a lovely friendly man .our room was stunning everything you needed was in there even the a iron .Breakfast was wonderful so much choice and lots of it can't wait to go back to see Pete sand Helen his wife .well done...

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LONDON
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

New owners this time Peter was very friendly and helpful looks like they are carrying on the tradition of give first class service and excellent quality. Nothing was to much of a problem and any request was dealt with without any fuss Highly recommend and will definitely be going back.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Checked into The Somerville for a night recently and was pleasantly surprised. From the welcome from Peter and Helen to the time we left, the stay well exceeded expectations. We are not "seasoned" B&B people preferring to stay in five star chain hotels. However, the friendliness of the owners, the standard and quality of the suite room, the facilities and...

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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

First night in the Somerville a weekend away to recharge batteries after a hard 3 or 4 months, by far the best bed and breakfast we have ever been to beautiful suite if breakfast is comparable with the rest of the bed and breakfast we will not be dissapointed. 5 star definately

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Lovely place stayed in room on ground floor, nice and quiet. Left car in carpark and walked into town each night. Breakfast was amazing. Hosts very welcoming and cake and real milk available. Would recommend.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

After a horrible journey down the M5 on a Friday eve, we arrived at The Somerville hotel. We were greeted by Peter the proprietor who was very friendly an offered us a welcome drink with him. The room was lovely and cosy, it had fluffy dressing gowns and complimentary slippers. There was everything in the room that you may need...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $128 - $186 (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 Torquay, Devon
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“I'm sure any room would be lovely we stayed in room 10 very large room and lovely facilities”
 of 5 bubbles jackiek128, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 ground floor at rear”
 of 5 bubbles Kescat, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles 542gadget, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“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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