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The Somerville

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   515 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
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Ranked #2 of 150 Torquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Issy M Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fantastic place to stay - so much offered for a very reasonable price. We were immediately welcomed with a cup of tea & we loved the old fashioned decor & nick knacks. Our bedroom was very clean & had some lovely touches like the sweets & was very quiet, despite being on the ground floor. Breakfast was superb.... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in the garden suite for two nights, a luxurious and comfortable two days. Attention to detail, with the extra touches that you just do not see in most guest houses. Immaculate throughout, and you are guaranteed a great nights sleep. You waken to a superb breakfast, and the service is first class. A few reviews have mentioned the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Agree with all the previous comments left as we really enjoyed our 3 night stay here-wished we could have stayed longer. Location ideal for walking into Torquay. Good room-very clean and comfortable. Excellent choices for breakfast-excellent service-nothing was too much trouble. Loved all the extras (sweets in the room, cake and fruit, rose in bathroom). Great hosts-would definitely recommend staying... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in room 1 for four nights and found it to be very comfortable. On arrival we were given information about the local area, including places worth visiting and restaurants to try, this was very helpful and we ate out at two of the suggested places - No. 7 and The Old Vienna, they are fabulous restaurants. Back to... More

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Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm friendly welcome where we were shown to our room and given information about the routine of the hotel. The room was at the back of the hotel and was very quiet. We slept soundly every night. The breakfast was exceptional with quality cereal, fruits, yoghurts and a wide range of cooked choices to order. There was fresh fruit and... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic boutique hotel, a very warm welcome from the owners, Fabulous room , very comfortable and clean. Nothing was too much trouble.Small details had not been overlooked, sweets in the room and fruit and cookies were available in the afternoon. An excellent choice for breakfast and very nicely cooked and presented along with a choice of fruits, yoghurt,... More

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Omagh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked three nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Location is great. Our room with ensuite was excellent. It really felt a treat to stay at The Somerville! Little extras are provided for guests, eg sweets on bedside cabinet, fresh rose in bathroom, bottled water in fridge, fresh organic milk, even cake that you can help yourself to. Breakfasts were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently took my Fiancé away for his 30th Birthday to the Somervile for 3 nights. We also took our 6 month old son as well who was pleasantly welcomed by one of the owners. As soon as we arrived we were made to very welcome and showed around not just left to find our own room. The room itself... More

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birmingham westmidlands
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the garden suite at somerville for 4 days,Great place the roll top bath with TV was outstanding,had our own private garden to sit and take in the beautful surroundings,Great location just a 5 min walk down to the beach and shops,Breakfast and service were the best, fresh fruit each morning, in the afternoon we were all treated... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we have been a number of times definetly one of the best and the only place to stay in torquay convenient location cakes and biscuits available to help yourself when you make a cuppa all nice little touches rooms vary from standard to suites what ever your budget commands all nicely laid out the hosts are very attentive without being... More

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Address: 515 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
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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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