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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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Carol B Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is a fantastic place to stay. We stayed in one of the suites with a bedroom and living room, it was totally luxurious and we felt totally spoilt. The hosts are so welcoming and made our stay very enjoyable. The breakfast I can honestly say was the best we have ever had and we have stayed in quite... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This really is a five star guest house. The location is ideal as it is a few minutes walk into Torquay. We have stayed here three times now and every time it has been superb. The rooms are clean and decorated to a high standard. The sweets in the room are a nice touch. The beds are really comfortable, and... More

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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essex,uk
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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twycross
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 4 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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Wiltshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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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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