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The Somerville

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515 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
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Ranked #5 of 154 Torquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A genuinely warm welcome, immaculate rooms with many many thoughtful touches, the most comfortable bed we have ever slept in and a delicious breakfast - this place is perfect for a romantic getaway. We felt truly spoilt by such generous hosts. Homemade cakes and cookies always on offer and even a little treat on checkout, our experience here exceeded all... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm writing this review using the free WiFi here at the Somerville whilst sitting in my cosy sweet smelling room, in a squishy armchair, with a cup of fresh tea beside me. first stay here and I'm glad to say that the excelent reviews are correct. It's the attention to detail that sets it apart, from the sumptuous decor to... More 

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Redditch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been staying here now for over 7 years whenever we are in this area. I have reviewed this property before on this site & I am running out of superlatives to say to be honest as I have never found any fault. Spotlessly clean, great rooms, fantastic breakfasts. The hosts, Adam & Grant, will give you any advice... More 

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Camberley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just back from a 2 night stay at The Somerville. I had a very nicely furnished bedroom at the back of the property so it was very quiet. My room was spotlessly clean as was the ensuite shower room. The bed / pillows were very comfortable, I normally find it hard to sleep when I am away, but this bed... More 

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Orange, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best little kept secret in Torquay. We were made to feel very welcome and shown into our very comfortable garden suite. The decor was exceptional and the little added touches of afternoon tea goodies was a bonus. Breakfasts were outstanding every day. Great way to meet people from other parts of the country/world. Torquay and the surrounding countryside is very... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful break very relaxing and stress free . Very friendly and welcoming hotel . Breakfast was the best i have ever had at any other hotel . The room was clean and tidy slept really well . Would definitely stay in this hotel again if i came back to Torquay .

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we were welcomed and given advice on where alll the local attractions were! The little touches were the best thing about this hotel. Homemade triffles at breakfast and plenty of fruit on offer. Very good location for us as we just wanted to wander around. Adam and Grant are fantastic hosts and I think they have thought of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a room for mine and my girlfriends anniversary in the Somerville suite, had an idea I would not be disappointed after reading rave reviews and I was proved right. Lovely hosts, high standard room with a lot if thought going in to customer satisfaction, nothing was wanted for or needed! Home from home, non intrusive great breakfast in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here at Easter having read previous reviews we were not disappointed. Friendly welcome on arrival, room was excellent, great choice at breakfast .The location is good for the harbour and town. This is the place to stay in Torquay

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Usk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned after another stay at the Somerville with Adam and Grant. There is no let up on the standards set and yet again we had another thoroughly enjoyable stay. It is difficult to find new ways of saying how good the Somerville is, I would simply say if you are staying in Torquay and you are not staying at... More 

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