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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff were all so friendly and helpful. The room was lovely, bed very comfy but bathroom was a little cramped. Location was great and a quiet area. The breakfast was very good, hot food cooked to order and plentiful as well as the cereal/fruit etc. We ate in the pub twice (Florence Arms - part of the group), food...

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St Ives, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked for only one night, arrived at 13:30 and the first pleasant surprise was to find out the room was ready for check in. The room was very clean, comfortable. The staff gave us all the informations we needed, a lot of leaflets , Portsmouth map, guides. The breakfast was fantastic, plenty of choices. Again, when check-out , personnel was...

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Thank rtrufin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel rooms are all beautifully decorated, each one is saw was different. The staff were all very pleasant and polite. Location is a few minutes walk from the sea front and parking was easy despite being on the road, there was plenty of space.

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

Dear Helen: Thank you for your review! It’s always nice to hear our guests enjoyed their stay and were satisfied with the room, location and with the services provided. We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon! Many thanks.

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Third stay in a mercer hotel. Different one each time. Always comfortable bed, warm room, delicious breakfast and lovely staff. The road is very quiet and it is easy to walk to all sights. No need to worry about parking as hotel has a parking zone permit for guests. We will return.

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

Dear Sue: Thank you for your review. We enjoy having you stay with us for the third time 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

Stayed for 1 night before heading over to the Isle of Wight. The room was beautiful, comfortable and luxurious. Very welcoming and helpful staff and breakfast was delicious. Lovely stroll to Portsmouth along the sea front. Would definitely stay here again!

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

Dear Katie, 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.

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Somerset House, which is one of several hotels that form the Mercer Group. The room was large and very stylish. The staff were friendly and helpful, and went out of their way to help. The breakfast was excellent. We also ate in the Gastro Pub on the first night. The food was first class. Will definitely go back...

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Reception1113, Director of Sales at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jon, Thank you so much for your kind words - we very much appreciate your comments which we will pass onto the staff. Thank you for also commending our Gastro Pub, we are glad you enjoyed your food and wine. Thank you very much again! Please do not hesitate to contact us in advance for next visit. All the...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a night here on our way to Isle of Wight. Lovely hotel just off the seafront. Breakfast was included and the staff couldn't do enough for you. Lovely greeting on arrival and took the trouble to show you to your room. Very comfortable room.

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

Dear Brenda: Thank you so much for your review and perfect rating! It was nice meeting you and we hope to welcome you again in the future! Kind regards.

Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well organised and clean boutique hotel. Very Friendly staff. Breakfast not to be missed. Bathrooms a bit basic but very clean. I would definitely stay here again. Ideally located in Southsea for the Portsmouth attractions

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

Dear Shirley Ann: Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! I hope your next stay is just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with. Many thanks again and take care!

Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Joanne: Thank you so much for your review! It was nice meeting you and we hope to welcome you again in the future! Kind regards.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017 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.

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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: ₹ 6,631 - ₹ 15,252 (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 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
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“Room 2 in Somerset House is a great choice.”
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“We saw 3 rooms and they all looked to be of a good size and well appointed.”
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“Does not have a lift so may not be good for those who struggle with stairs”
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“Quiet area, so all seemed peaceful in the locale”
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