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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 152 Torquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a night at The Somerville which is quite possibly the best B&B we have ever stayed in anywhere. We stayed in Room 8, which was a King Deluxe En-suite overlooking the front of the hotel. There is a large bay window with comfortable sofa which has views over Torquay. The room has a good sized en-suite with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this gorgeous boutique B&B for 2 nights for a nice winter retreat away from London. We felt very looked after, the food was absolutely gorgeous! Beautifully decorated, I couldn't fault the room at all! Staff very helpful and polite. The location was perfect, 5/10 minute walk from the harbour, but far enough away to get the benefit... More

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yet another superb stay at the Somerville whilst visiting friends in Torquay. So much thought, care and attention has been given to making this establishment absolutely perfect, in every way. The decor is beautiful, the beds are amazingly comfortable, the quality and choice of breakfast items has never been surpassed on any of our travels, and Grant and Adam are... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Somerville a couple of weeks for a weekend break with the wife. Great communication with Adam & Grant before our stay. I arranged for some flowers as it was our 30th wedding anniversary and they were exactly as requested - the bottle of bubbly from Adam & Grant was a lovely touch. We stayed in the Somerville... More

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West Bridgford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a three night stay (our first) and can honestly say that we have never stayed anywhere like the Somerville before. I cannot think of one thing that should be done differently or could really be improved. Think of it not as a hotel, nor a guest house, and definitely not as a B&B! Think instead... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the most welcoming place to stay in the south-west. The Somerville never disappoints from the friendly welcome you receive on arrival, the many little touches that make every stay so comfortable, to the delicious choices for breakfast. This time unfortunately only one night at The Somerville with my husband as I was in the area on business, but actively... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a faultless stay at Torquay last weekend at Somerville Hotel. Adam and Grant were very helpful from the start as we were arriving late at night. The breakfast was the best we've ever had at a hotel or B&B, both hot and cold options. Our garden suite was amazing, spacious, and impeccably clean and well furnished! So much... More

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

We stayed at the Somerville Hotel on the 17th - 19th October 2014. What can I say - Adam & Grant go out of their way to make you feel welcome. The rooms are so comfortable and spacious. They have special little touches for you, which includes a little pot of sweets in the room, fresh jugs of milk for... More

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

We have just returned from another break in Torquay staying at The Somerville. I can honestly say that this is the best B&B we have ever stayed in, we have enjoyed each visit here with Adam & Grant as our hosts. Nothing is too much trouble and the standards are impeccable throughout. We look forward to returning again soon.

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

This was our second vist back to the Somerville, and the first time we have ever stayed at the same hotel twice. That shows just how good the Somerville is. There is nothing at all negative that can be said against the Somerville, or Adam & Grant's hospitality. We stayed in the Somerville suite this time, and it was absolutely... More

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Address: 515 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
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Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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