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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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  • Location
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    5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've just returned from an enjoyable 4-night stay in the Somerville. The room and bathroom were clean, and the bed was very comfortable, however the duvet was nearly 4" thick, and a 10 Tog if I recall. Grant however came to the rescue with a lighter one, which was still too heavy and warm for our liking. We were in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent choices for breakfast, cleanliness excellent, recommend the hotel for a very comfortable stay. Owners very helpful. Torquay Harbour within walking distance also bus service near hotel, this helps as you don't have to use car.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Somerville Hotel. The room and bathroom were beautifully clean and well appointed, the bed was especially comfortable and the breakfasts were outstanding with a delicious choice of fresh fruits, yogurts, pastries, fruits juices, cheese and cereals in addition to a varied menu of cooked dishes. The host and staff were attentive and friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from 4 nights at the Sommerville & what can I say except perfection!! We had the Sommerville suite & it was luxury in every way, gorgeous decor,comfy bed & the bathroom with a roll top bath & flat screen TV need I say more?? The hosts Adam & Grant have thought of everything from treats in a jar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wouldn't have stayed anywhere else! The owners were so lovely and friendly. Rooms were so well made up and included lovely touches such as unlimited cake! Breakfast was lush too! TV in the bathroom was a bonus (room 4). Perfect for walking into town as only one minute away. Recommend staying here for your next trip to Torquay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 2nd visit to The Somerville. I can't find a single fault. The greeting I received from Grant was very welcoming. I had emailed a few days before arrival to see if I could check in early as I was attending a wedding. The room was available for an early check in at no extra charge. The rooms... More 

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