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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful modern room with lovely comfy bed with big pillows/ duvet bright room decorated nice big shower Loccaine bathroom lotions which were lovely. Big flat screen telly on the wall fre wifi in the room. Breakfast had lots of different options fried cereal various eggs types fresh cafetière coffee various juices. I had poached eggs delicious my husband had croissant...

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1Thank Joannef352014
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stay at Mercer Hotels in Southsea most weeks and they are just excellent. Fabulous rooms, great food, lovely lovely staff. It makes being away from home for work pleasurable and pleasing. The gastro pub, steps away, ahh, perfect.

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Victoria: Thank you for your review. We enjoy having you stay and we are very pleased you like our hotel! It’s always nice to know that The Mercer Collection Hotels are number one to our guests! Many thanks again and we’ll see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner stayed on Valentine's Day and it was a great decision! The staff helped me by laying out petals around the room before we got there, champagne was waiting and ready for us, and the bed was massive and so comfy. The room was clean and tidy and I loved the layout of all the buildings, although...

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kerrie: Thank you for your kind review we are glad you enjoyed celebrating Valentine's Day with us! We are pleased the staff looked after you and helped make that day extra special. Thank you very much again and we hope to see you and your partner soon! Take Care!

Chideock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Somerset house for two nights, as we wanted to visit the Historic Shipyard in Portsmouth. It is situated in Southsea, just a short drive from the Dockyard. The receptionist were very welcoming, and we were shown to our room, just across the street from the reception area. The room was lovely and spacious, with a great shower....

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you for leaving such a nice review of Somerset House Boutique Hotel. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you on your celebration. I'm thrilled to read all your lovely comments on the attentive staff, room, pub... I'm delighted you thoroughly enjoyed your special stay with us. Please get in contact next time we can help you...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently enjoyed a long weekend at this beautiful hotel. The staff were attentive, friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The room was spotless and breakfast was one of the best I've had in a long time! Would definitely recommend.

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte, Thank you so much for your review! It makes us really happy to read such nice things! Our aim is to make our every guest feel this way so thank you so much once again and we are looking forward to your next stay!

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I decided to stay at Somerset House Hotel last week and we had a fantastic stay. A wonderful little hotel on a corner in central Southsea. We stayed in one of the larger rooms in the hotel and it was perfect. I don't usually sleep that well in hotels but The Somerset House was so quiet I...

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the positive feedback on Trip Advisor. It was nice to read that you enjoyed your stay and the quality of the food in the buffet breakfast. It was also very pleasing to read you enjoyed the area and room. We look forward on welcoming you again soon. Thank you very much again!

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff ,squeaky clean room with power shower and television. will stay again one day. Near the sea and shops, lovely cooked breakfast . Plenty of places to eat near by was made to feel welcome.

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

We are so very pleased that you had a wonderful stay with us! Thank you kindly for leaving us this splendid review, see you soon.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a second visit on 15/2/17 and had a fantastic time. We arrived early and went to reception where we were met by a very lovely helpful young lady. Our room was ready so we were able to check in and then head off for a lovely afternoon in Portsmouth. We had our evening...

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this wonderful review! We are so very pleased that you had a wonderful second stay with us and you found the hotel clean and cosy. We are pleased all our staff made you feel welcome. We work hard to offer good food and friendly, efficient service, and I’m so glad your visit was enjoyable. Please...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you are planning a visit to Portsmouth Historic Boat yard, or just a shopping trip, would recommend the Somerset Hotel in Southsea, just a few minutes drive away. The hotel is beautifully decorated, with individually styled rooms- I have travelled a lot and this was one of the most comfortable rooms we have stayed in, and lots of room...

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this wonderful review! We are so very pleased that you had a wonderful stay with us and you found the hotel comfortable, with good facilities and great location. Our Breakfast menu is very popular and we are pleased you enjoyed it too! We are pleased all our staff was helpful, friendly and made you feel...

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our short visit to this hotel . The staff were very helpful and welcoming . The room was huge and comfortable . The breakfast was freshly cooked with quality ingredients. We will definitely return for longer next time .

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and I'm pleased you found the hotel suited your needs. I’m glad you enjoyed our breakfast, it is very popular! Thank you for taking a time to leave such a nice review and we hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Somerset House Hotel has been restored to the original splendour of its Edwardian roots. It offers boutique rooms with free Wi-FI, just a 5-minute walk from Southsea Beach. The stylish bedrooms all feature satellite TVs and comfortable beds are adorned with Egyptian cotton sheets. Individually designed bathrooms feature fluffy towels, designer toiletries whilst some have either walk-in showers, spa or free standing baths. The hotel is close to Southsea Common and Southsea Castle. Southsea Hovercraft Port is about 1 mile away, and is a quick way to reach the Isle of Wight. Free secure parking is available at the hotel. There is an A La Carte Restaurant opposite the hotel called The Kitchen Southsea and a Boutique Pub The Florence Arms ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somerset House Hotel

Address: 10 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: ₹ 6,136 - ₹ 14,890 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Somerset House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Somerset Hotel Portsmouth
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
#5 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
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“Room 1 Somerset house”
 of 5 bubbles Joannef352014, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We saw 3 rooms and they all looked to be of a good size and well appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles sophieking1965, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Does not have a lift so may not be good for those who struggle with stairs”
 of 5 bubbles 529bazw, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet area, so all seemed peaceful in the locale”
 of 5 bubbles P1833YKjamesk, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Double room in the rafters with large comfortable bath tub absolute luxury”
 of 5 bubbles philmelly1, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
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