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    Somerset House Hotel

    10 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent71%
    • Very good20%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “lovely hotel” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 356 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Beautiful stay in Somerset House with our every need catered for. Wonderful service from friendly welcoming staff. Supper at The Florence Arms was very tasty, well presented decor in this popular bistro pub. Breakfast was taken in the adjoining building, pleasant array of food plus...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here for two nights and they staff was lovely and very welcoming to children. Breakfast was very nice with a large selection. Lovely walk to the harbour and to the pier that was very close. On road parking using the permit they provide....More

    Thank Rebecca N
    Response from Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your review. We are glad you found everything to your liking and are please Ronnie welcomed you to our Gastro Pub The Florence Arms. We love to welcome families to the hotel and are so pleased your children enjoyed their time with...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I've been a regular at the Mercer Hotel group since Nov 2015 and have sampled all the Mercer boutique hotels in both locations in Southsea, Portsmouth. I always made my reservations here because of the hospitality, professionalism and welcoming nature of staff and over several...More

    Thank Rashid O
    Response from Reception1113, Guest Relations Manager at Somerset House HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Rashid Thank you for reviewing the hotel - it has been an absolute pleasure to welcome you for the last 2 years and we have enjoyed having you as our regular. We certainly hope you will pop back for a visit sometime - you...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Room lovely, beds comfy and bathroom clean and great shower. Staff very helpful and friendly. Breakfast delicious. Location is quiet although very close to the Southsea beach area and within walking distance of the pier - longer to the naval dockyards (a good 45 mins)...More

    Thank nnl6
    Response from Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review the hotel - we are glad you enjoyed exploring the City!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We have visited & stayed a number of times over the last few years. Each time has been exeptional. This time was no different. 3 night stay. Room was spotless & level of service was outstanding. Nothing is to much trouble. Breakfast was hot &...More

    Thank Tina S
    Response from Reception1113, Front Office Manager at Somerset House HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Tina for your lovely review - we are looking forward to seeing you for your New Year's Eve break!

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • US$ 81 - US$ 215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
    • #7 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Portsmouth
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    • Somerset Hotel Portsmouth
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    Traveller (85)
    Room & Suite (173)
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    Room Tips
    "The Florence, Stattons and Somerset suites are working distance to the esplanade, sea front and local..."
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    "We stayed in a room across from the main hotel which was very quiet."
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    "Our room on the 3rd floor was quite warm; choose rooms on lower levels. Ask if any have ceiling fans."
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    "There is no lift in Somerset House"
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