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    The Somerville

    515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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          • Excellent95%
          • Very good3%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

          Another fantastic stay at the Somerville. Peter and Helen Bland the owners are delightful and most helpful. We stayed in a different room this time. Room 7 the Somerville suite. We were most impressed with the lovely decor and the tv in the bathroom was...More

          Thank Moyra K
          Reviewed 4 days ago

          We stayed at The Somerville in late May. We were blessed with lovely weather on what was an anniversary present from our daughter. The reviews of The Somerville were excellent, and we were in no way disappointed. We stayed in the Courtyard Suite which was...More

          1  Thank BrianClements
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          Having spent the last week in the new suite, I can only praise the room. It's spacious and well presented, with the opulence of the chaise lounge and cuddle sofa to the sumptuous king sized bed with a built-in tv. The new bathroom features a...More

          Thank Saintssfc
          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          What a beautiful place to stay. The hosts are Absolutely fantastic. The breakfast is amazing and you will be full until dinner. The rooms; what can I say. Perfect and fully appointed to such a high standard you will forget you're in a B&B. The...More

          Thank Aussiejayuk
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Nice room very nice décor everything you could want was in the room . It was good to be able to have the fresh milk rather than " plastic milk ". Parking excellent. Close to town. Good breakfast choice. Peter brilliant host even booked table...More

          Thank Stallwood5
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
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          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Price range
          • US$ 105 - US$ 178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
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          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 9
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          • English Riviera >
          • Torquay
          • Also Known As
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          • Somerville Hotel Torquay ,
          • The Somerville Torquay, Devon
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          Jenny D
          How far is it to walk to princess theatre please?
          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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          "Courtyard Suite on ground floor, nice sofa and private terrace"
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          "Courtyard suite excellent room with wonderful area adjoining to sit and relax in"
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