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“Another perfect stay at the fabulous Somerville!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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The Somerville
Ranked #10 of 153 Torquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
1 review
“Another perfect stay at the fabulous Somerville!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2012

This was our second visit and hopefully not our last! Rooms are spotlessly clean, comfortable and quiet. Adam & Grant made us welcome from the minute we walked through the door and their attention to detail is exceptional. We will definitely be returning and we will recommend it to all friends!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2012

We geuninely couldnt fault a single thing about our stay at the Somerville - nor did we want to.
Adam & Grant are delightful and extremely helpful and informative regarding places to eat etc (had a fantastic meal at a bistro they recommended) Location of hotel was great - a few minutes walk from both the town and the sea, facilities, standards of hygiene & presentation were of the highest standard and breakfast was top notch - for once a teapot that didnt drip !!
Cant wait to come back for another visit soon :-)

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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

Had another lovely stay (our 6th) at the Somerville and it never fails to delight. We stayed in the Garden Suite and the only shame is that we didn’t stay long enough to enjoy the spring flowers in the garden and the TV in the bath!

As ever, Grant and Adam made us very welcome and tempted us with the cookies and fresh milk for tea/coffee and we were spoilt for choice at breakfast. Torquay’s not everyone’s taste but there’s plenty to do away from the town centre: we had supper and a couple of drinks at The Kent’s about a 10 minute walk up the hill towards Wellswood – simple pub grub, tasty and not too expensive.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2012

Stayed here for only two nights over the week-end and could not find any fault with it at all, good bed in a nice room and a large choice on the breakfast menu, the owners Adam and Grant were on hand to anwser any questions and point you in the direction of some good restaurants, will be going back at some time for a longer stay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2012

Absolutely lovely room. Very comfortable bed. Friendly owners. I would highly recommend this little place. Nothing negative at all to say.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Somerville
Address: 515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 153 B&Bs / Inns in Torquay
Price range (per night): ₹ 5,876 - ₹ 8,555
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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 
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The Somerville Torquay, Devon

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