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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
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
LesleyC323 Wolverhampton
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wolverhampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent decor, huge comfy bed and super shower. Everywhere spotless. The breakfast was lovely and included fresh fruit smoothies, smoked salmon and breakfast "pots". Lovely garden out front and plenty of parking which is important in Torquay. Also you are 5 minutes walk from the Harbour and lots of places to eat. Fridge in every room for jug of organic... More 

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

Just returned after a weekend at Somerville! Been to Torquay lots of times and stayed in a good number of hotels. I can honestly say, this was the best! Our room was stunning and spotlessly clean. Fab location, just a 5 min walk to town. Such a lovely welcome. Food was fantastic. So tasty and always fresh, hot. This hotel... More 

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Malton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Somerville certainly lives up to its 5 star rating. Owners Adam and Grant very welcoming and helpful. Great breakfast lots of choice. Just a short walk up hill from the harbour so it's quiet and relaxing.I would strongly recomend The Somerville and we will certainly return.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our stay in the Somerville, would definitely book again. Great room with lovely decor, brilliant shower and comfy beds. The hosts were very amenable (loved their dogs)! Also the staff in breakfast room were great.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently returned from our third visit to the Somerville, as usual it was a very enjoyable break. We always like to stay in the Somerville suite,but we have also been very happy in the Torwood suite. The rooms are extremely comfortable and well thought ou,t having the best facilities we have found in any B & B,better than many hotels... More 

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each time we visit as good as before. Sometimes places get complacent with their guests but here every time it just remains a great place to stay and it seems that they have great pride in what they offer and so they should do. Always a great welcome, clean and five star rooms, breakfast better than any London five star... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from a holiday which included 2 nights at the Somerville. We really enjoyed our stay here, the room and bathroom were very clean and the staff and Adam and Grant were very welcoming and helpful. The breakfast was second to none, never seen a better spread, well worth a visit.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent another excellent weekend at the Somerville Hotel, a good tip is to go for the 'Garden Suite' as the name suggests it looks on to the garden which is accessible via the rooms patio door with an excellent patio area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a Long trip down from Bath We arrived at The Somerville. Lovely Location, and we really liked Torquay. The Rooms were a little small, and If I might be so bold, a little Fussy, with a few to many trinkets. It Must be a nightmare to dust. If I Might be so bold again, perhaps try to be a... More 

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Basingstoke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights. Excellent hotel. Made very welcome by Adam & Grant. Always available to offer info and assistance. Loved the eclectic decor. Will recommend to anyone as the place to stay in Torquay. 5 minutes walk to the harbour. Will definitely stay again.

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