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The Somerville

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515 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
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Ranked #1 of 154 Torquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another lovely 3 nights bed & breakfast with the Team at the Somerville. The high standard was maintained & there have been several improvements since our last visit in October 2014. So much choice for breakfast and the sumptuous décor/ comfort in the room makes you feel special. I tried some almond & cherry cake one day & it was... More 

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Devon, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having stayed here before we knew what to expect & we weren't disappointed. Just as good as last time, indeed I think the breakfast was better! The bed was warm & cosy (it's still chilly here!) & we had been given a suite which was nice. Plenty of choice of drinks even a cafetiere with ground coffee if you fancied... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Somerville due to a business meeting in the area the following day. We were warmly greeted and given a little tour....we loved the fact that there was freshly made carrot cake in the lobby for guests to take and it was delicious. Our room was beautifully decorated with high quality fixtures & fittings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my boyfriend for 2 nights in the Deluxe Room. The staff were professional and informative, making us feel like all we needed to do was ask if we needed anything. The decor of the Somerville was lovely as well as the rooms. The room was spacious, with everything I needed (enough space for clothes etc, iron,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the title says this hotel is simply 'wow'!!! Had an amazing stay, but sadly just one night. Beautifully decorated, very opulent, and superb hosts. Breakfast was excellent and served great coffee, we even got to meet the two resident doggies.

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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