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Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Bill, Rosie & staff very helpful & friendly. Our room was at the top of the house up two flights of stairs (room 9) it was very small with sloping ceilings, ideal for single occupancy but definitely not a double. The bathroom was large, but the shower door opened the wrong way into the bedroom doorway. The bathroom floor was...

Thank Gill S
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Had a lovely break here for a few days recently with the hubby on a respite break, very friendly hosts and staff, lovely clean comfortable room. Had everything we needed. Breakfast has a lovely varied choice of local produce. Beautiful view of the hills and Hereford. Short walk to restaurants, cinema, shops, cathedral, mappa mundi very interesting. Wish the weather...

1Thank alecandlaura2012
Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2016

My partner and I have recently returned from a two night stay at Somerville House. Fortunately we arrived before check in and found that the room we had paid £95 a night for was in the basement,and although it was a lovely looking room, it only had a small strip of a window, and so there was very little natural...

Thank PKilby
Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I have stayed several times at Somerville House. It has always been very comfortable, with well appointed rooms, friendly staff and a good breakfast. It is close (but not too close) to the city centre. Hereford itself is well worth visiting with highlights including the Cathedral, the Cathedral Close, the Butter Market and the Mappi Mundi. Mind you I am...

Thank MarkHB999
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We spent an wonderful weekend at Somerville House and enjoyed staying in a large well equipped double room overlooking the garden. The ensuite shower/bathroom was excellent with plenty of warm towels and a good supply of toiletries. Rosie and Bill were consummate hosts and gave us light refreshments on arrival. The breakfasts were a delight. The competent and clean cooking...

Thank duMaurier1
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We had an excellent room overlooking the pretty garden at the back. Big comfy bed and a decent mira shower. Tempting mini bar with local wines and ciders. Checking in and out was painless. Good location with the cathedral only about a mile away. Superb breakfast with locally sourced ingredients. I can personally recommend the whisky marmalade.

Thank grindrod_11
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Greeted by a very pleasant receptionist, Somerville House was a fantastic single night stay. The parking was adequate, the room itself was clean and private with a well stocked mini bar. Checkout was effortless and all services were clearly provided and listed in the Guest book. Location is 5-7 mins walk from local Morrisons supermarket. Would certainly recommend if you...

Thank iamRayRay
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Chosen from Trip Advisor ratings and certainly didn't disappoint. Staff were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble. Food was excellent. We would certainly stay there again. Very convenient to walk into Hereford.

Thank Viv C
Salford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Nice house, clean room with convenient amenities, good breakfast made with local produce (an essential feature of any Herefordshire guest house), limited parking facilities meant having to leave car on side road

2Thank Alex N
Manchester, England
Reviewed 22 April 2016

My wife and I had a long weekend here recently and had a great time we were well looked after and felt very welcome. My wife had a bad back and they kindly moved us to a more accessible room which was very much appreciated. Thanks

Thank Kevin9009

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: $129 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Somerville House 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Avoid room 2, it's small. Avoid rooms on higher floors if you have heavy bags.”
 of 5 bubbles RonB492, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had upstairs room facing West”
 of 5 bubbles maryandphil1994, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't book a single room”
 of 5 bubbles Peacelover2016, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go for the one of the luxury rooms to spoil yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles benaM6046UY, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“check on room size when booking”
 of 5 bubbles 705stephenh, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
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