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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2012

What a fantastic B&B!! We stayed in two different suites on our 3 night stay. Both of which had fabulous decor, very clean and added touch of liquorice allsorts! Adam and Grant were both great hosts. Breakfast was excellent with a variety of choices including breakfast trifles.We were given a list of restaurants which was very helpful 2 of which...

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AdamFromTorquay, Owner at The Somerville, responded to this review

Thank you for posting such a lovely review. We are constantly updating and reviewing what we do in order to give our guests the best possible experience. We have recently started working with a local bakery and the fresh bread delivered to us daily is proving popular. We are also working with Riverford Organics and now have organic milk, yogurt...

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2012

The Somerville in Torquay has to be one of the most incredible B&B stays there is - top value for money, full of thoughtful touches, immaculate and tasteful decoration and a simply wonderful breakfast to boot. If you in the area you should really find an excuse to stay.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Booked late thanks to an unexpected day off work. What a gem! Easy to find. Friendly greeting, given a choice of rooms due to a late cancellation. Spotlessly clean throughout, well decorated and furnished. A good sized room, top notch facilities, including iPod dock and digital radio. Lovely big shower and selection of toiletries, tea and coffee makers, and even...

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2012

We wanted a few days away and found the Somerville online,what a great find,lovely room,good attention to detail and the most friendly hosts you could want. We will be back soon to sample the breafeast again as its GREAT.

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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2012

This was our fourth stay at The Somerville Hotel in as many years and yet again we had a wonderful time. Everything we expected from the luxurious, comfortable room to the delicious breakfast. Very friendly and relaxing atmosphere. We also tried one of the recommended restaurants listed in the guest book (Old Vienna) which was equally fantastic. Can't wait until...

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bristol
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Just had a really nice stay at the Somerville and it stood up to all the other reviews I read before booking. The location is good, the car park is very handy in a town with parking difficulty and the breakfast was excellent. We are already looking forward to a return visit.

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Duncan, South Carolina
Reviewed 15 October 2012

I booked The Somerville Suite, and had a dream weekend affording luxury and total relaxation - the breakfasts are to die for!!! If you are looking for a weekend away on the coast with lovely restaurants, sights to see, history, outdoor activities, shopping or a place to "recharge" this is for you. There is nothing too much for Adam and...

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Wroughton
Reviewed 10 October 2012

I booked the Garden room for two nights to celebrate our wedding anniversary and on arrival we had a bottle of wine on ice to enjoy. The hotel and the room are excellent with lots of little touches which we certainly appreciated particularly the well stocked fridge. The breakfast is without doubt everything you could want and as much as...

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West midlands
Reviewed 9 October 2012

We were given a one night stay as a gift at this hotel and took it on the 2nd October It’s one of the best places we have ever stayed. We received a very warm welcome a full explanation of where we could find things, helpful information about where to eat and all done with a smile and warmth that...

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Tiverton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2012

A beautiful hotel accompanied by fantastic hosts. On arrival I mentioned we were celebrating our engagement. On entering our suite a little later we were greeted by a bottle of wine chilling. The home made treats and flavoured waters in the fridge in our room was a beautiful touch. Would defiantly recommend.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: ₹ 6,069 - ₹ 8,813 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“I'm sure any room would be lovely we stayed in room 10 very large room and lovely facilities”
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“Room 2 ground floor at rear”
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“All rooms are excellent!”
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“We stayed in room four which was a deluxe suite.”
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“Room 7 is delightful”
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