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    The Somerville

    515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
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    Reviewed 24 February 2013

    We found the accommodation to be of a very high standard. Small touches such as sweets in your room, free cakes and cookies during the day and complimentary bottled water in your room all added to the experience. Breakfast is excellent with a wide range...More

    Thank lizandjim1977
    Reviewed 23 February 2013

    We love the Somerville and have a weekend stay here every winter. The rooms are fabulous, the hosts are helpful and friendly, the food is divine and the location is perfect. The extra touches make this much more than a B&B. It's more like a...More

    Thank jaynieb
    Reviewed 19 February 2013

    We stayed at the Somerville for 1 night, great hospitality and a lovely room which was spotlessly clean! Fantastic breakfast with a lot to choose from. Close to all amenities. my wife loved the cookies! We will definitely be going back!

    Thank Mickya1
    Reviewed 17 February 2013

    Staying twice on personal business within a week , we were very glad to have found the Somerville - accommodation lavish without being OTT , fantastic ( no need for lunch ) breakfast and great reception from hosts who, rightly, take huge pride in what...More

    Thank Bob M
    Reviewed 17 February 2013

    We booked to stay at the Somerville based on the glowing Tripadvisor recommendations - we were certainly not disappointed. The owners make you feel most welcome from the moment you arrive with everything you need to know explained in detail. This, however, is only the...More

    Thank 903MDH
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$103 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Devon >
    • English Riviera >
    • Torquay
    • Also Known As
    • The Somerville Hotel Torquay ,
    • Somerville Hotel Torquay ,
    • The Somerville Torquay, Devon
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    Jenny D
    18 September 2016|
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    Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
    1km i would say. 300 meters down hill to harbour then on flat to theatre. Get taxi back if needed up hill
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