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The Somerville

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   515 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
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Ranked #1 of 150 Torquay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed a lovely stay here. We had a fantastic room (Courtyard Suite). Location was great - within easy walking distance of the harbour and all the local bars and restaurants. Friendly hosts and staff made our visit even better. Overall - simply wonderful!

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Bideford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely stay here at The Somerville. Staff were friendly and informative. Parking was great. Only a short-ish walk into the town. The bed was fantastic, like sleeping on a giant marshmallow. The room was one of the smaller ones, but plenty big enough to be comfortable. Breakfast was delicious. Will definitely be back. (ps, thanks for the chocolate... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great little hotel - super hosts, great choice of breakfast, parking on site, very accommodating and the rooms are fabulous. My friend and I had a great 3 days in Torquay and the hotel was the icing on the cake. When I visit next year, I be staying at The Somerville.

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Staines, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the Somerville. The owners seen to think of everything to make the visit that little bit special. Breakfasts are outstanding, rooms are spotless and the location is brilliant. Small touches like a complimentary fruit bowl, cakes and fresh milk available all day really makes the stay stand out. The owners gave some... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a marvellous break at the Somerville. Highlights are the amazing breakfasts(special mention for the large portion of Eggs Benedict!) in the sunny breakfast room which feels like an indoor terrace, the convenient location, the parking and the attentive hosts. Our room had everything needed and was carefully designed for comfort and convenience. The room and the public areas... More

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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying periodically here for the last 5 years but not visited for 20 months. Standards thankfully have not slipped. All the thoughtful touches are still there along with the friendly staff & immaculate rooms & cleanliness. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in this location.

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

My husband and I stayed only for 2 days unfortunately. We were treated like Royalty. The cleanliness was top notch, the shower was really big and very good, we even had bath robes on the back of the door! The food was wonderful, from the lovely fresh cake when we arrived, to the most superb breakfast, easily comparable to a... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at The Somerville last week. The rooms were cosy, and lovingly decorated. We really love food, and breakfast was delicious, especially the bacon. The staff were really friendly and kind, and recommended places for us to visit, and amazing local restaurants. I would definitely recommend The Somerville.

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19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our third visit in twelve months. The Somerville has it all; charming hosts, excellent location, lovely decor, delicious breakfasts, luxuriously comfy beds and every little amenity one might need. The thoughtful touches even extended to a personalised Mother's Day gift on Sunday. Thank you so much Grant and Adam, we'll be back again soon!

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10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So wonderful to make it back yet again. This is such a super place for self indulgence and to be pampered. Room 12; the garden room is worth treating yourselves to with doors out to a terrace and access to the spacious car park. All the other rooms are of a very high standard too. Fantastic service and the breakfasts... More

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Also Known As:
The Somerville Hotel
The Somerville Hotel Torquay
Somerville Hotel Torquay
The Somerville Torquay, Devon
Address: 515 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 150 B&Bs / Inns in Torquay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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