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Reviewed 24 November 2012

We have just stayed at The Somerville for 5 nights and were very impressed by the high standards. Adam and Grant are excellent hosts (and we really enjoyed meeting Hector and Oscar the dogs!). The hotel is immaculate and our room was extremely comfortable with great attention to detail. Breakfast is definitely worth a mention with plenty to choose from...

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AdamFromTorquay, Owner at The Somerville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this really lovely review. We really appreciate the comments especially since the weather has been far from kind to our guests over the last few days and must have impacted upon plans etc. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and we're really pleased you liked breakfast, your room and Oscar and Hector...

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2012

By far the best hotel/guest accommodation we have ever stayed in, anywhere! The hosts and staff are very knowledgeable of the area, run a beautiful and clean hotel (every room is special) and serve a brilliant breakfast all from an excellent location for discovering Torquay and the surrounding areas. Lots of extra touches too, such as free wi-fi, brilliant in-room...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Just returned home after a three night stay. Adam and Grant were the perfect hosts. Everything about the Somerville is absolutely fabulous, We really cannot think of one negative......apart from having to check out and leave such a lovely place.Can't wait to go back. Thanks boys for a great welcome. We will be back.

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1Thank Janis P
Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2012 via mobile

my first time in Torquay and i really want to go again. The Somerville has got to be the cleanest and most welcoming hotel i have ever been to. I really recommend Torquay - lots of things to see and places to go.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2012

My Boyfriend I stayed in the Sommerville Suite this weekend and feel totally spoilt! Adam and Grant are very welcoming and helpful. The room was to die for! The attention to detail is amazing, you couldn't ask for any more. Every part of the room and Bathroom was spotless which makes a fussy woman such as myself very happy!! The...

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AdamFromTorquay, Owner at The Somerville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review, it was a pleasure to welcome you to Torquay and we will be delighted to see you again at some point. We're continuing to develop the things we provide and have begun using a local supplier for organic milk and dairy products and a local bakery for bread etc. These...

Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2012

We stayed 17 oct 2012. Good welcome.very good service.sweets coffee tea etc in room.clock with iPod / iPhone connection.& wifi.fruit & homemade cookies supplied in afternoons.unfortunatly I was not feeling 100% so skipped breakfast.but my wife said loads to choose from & I think she had most of it.haha.looking forward to comeing again.. Can u send us some of them...

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1Thank R0bd1973
England
Reviewed 31 October 2012

I can wholeheartedly recommend this stunning boutique hotel to you. We had a fabulous two day stay at the courtyard room downstairs. From the moment you arrive, you realise you're somewhere special. The furnishings are sheer opulence and the hotel is beautifully clean and well presented. We were made so welcome and given useful information on the local area. Our...

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Carterton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2012

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at The Somerville. Adam & Grant are very friendly, helpful and make you feel extremely welcome. The property is beautifully furnished throughout. The attention to detail is amazing - they have thought of everything!! It was the nice touches like complimentary jellybeans, water & elderflower presse in the room & the...

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2Thank Gill C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2012

This was our forth visit to the Somerville and yet again we had a 5 star experience. Grant & Adam can't do enough to make your stay a pleasant one. I have recommended The Somerville to many of our friends. We will definately revisit

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salisbury
Reviewed 31 October 2012

My Husband and I have spent another wonderful break at The Somerville and a very warm return welcome from Adam and Grant. On this occasion we booked the Somerville Suite and found it to beautifully appointed. We especially loved the lavish mirrors and the stunning light fittings. We gave ourselves time to enjoy the room and it was particularly nice...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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.Recently voted In Trivagos top 10 B&B`s in UK for value for money ... 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: ₹ 6,971 - ₹ 10,955 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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