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    The Somerville

    515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    My wife and I had a great short break here. Perfectly located for visiting both Torquay and surrounding area. Peter and Helen were the prefect hosts and only too pleased to assist with places to visit and restaurants to eat at. The rooms were extremely...More

    1  Thank Nathan B
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Just returned from a 3 day break at the Somerville surely the best B and B Hotel inTorquay. On our arrival we were greeted by Peter and Helen and invited to Tea and home made cakes in the lovely courtyard surrounded by lovely plants and...More

    1  Thank tony w
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Very well located, the Somerville is a very pleasant establishment. My room (9) was a good size, with a very comfortable bed and well-equipped and spacious bathroom. Although the first room as you get to the top of the stairs I experienced no noise from...More

    1  Thank Mark S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Another Wonderfull stay at the Somerville, Peter and Helen are fabulous host the bedrooms are very Comftable and Chic with breakfast being amazing and a great selection to choose from. Will be back soon!

    Thank Carly B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed in the Somerville Suite which was very comfortable and spacious with windows looking out to the rear of the property. The staff are extremely professional and friendly and provided us with extra little luxuries such as cakes, fresh milk in a jug and...More

    1  Thank Richard Lynn W
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 104 - US$ 193 (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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    • Torquay
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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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