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Somerset House Hotel

10 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
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Ranked #8 of 39 hotels in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed today
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Redruth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We stayed for 2 nights whilst visiting family last weekend. We were a little confused at first about where to check in (at another hotel across the road and around the corner) but were promptly given a parking permit and shown to our lovely room by a lovely young woman. We were right at the top and the only downside... More

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very rare opportunity, My husband and I were looking forward to a couple of nights away from the family and wanted somewhere special and relaxing. I had seen this hotel online and thought it looked and sounded stunning and we weren't disappointed. We arrived a little early to book in but were given a parking permit (we parked very... More

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Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

We are very pleased you and your husband were able to take a break and unwind at Somerset House Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you appreciated the decoration of your room and found the bed comfortable. Please do not hesitate to contact us again if you are planning another stay in Portsmouth and we will happily accommodate you.... More

Buckinghamshire, UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights for our daughter's graduation. Very clean rooms, great breakfast, usual choices all of good quality and any special requests catered for. We had dinner in the hotel one night, same room as breakfast, lovely food and great service.'. Before our visit Ellie the bookings manager was extremely helpful and efficient organising taxis... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

From the minute we arrived wonderful welcome from our lovely Portugese lady, believe her name was Helen who immediately offered us coffee and a chat as it was our first time in the area Room was great very nice toiletries very high standard of cleanliness Unfortunately other arrangements had been made for dinner otherwise would have dined in the kitchen... More

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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Fab staff and lovely rooms. Brkfast was wonderful too with amazing omlettes and beautiful fresh fruit salad plus the rest of the goodies on offer. Booked 3 rooms for a family celebration and all rooms were tastefully and individually decorated to a very high standard. Would definately return. Thank you Mary and all, you are a truly wonderful team xxx

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Llandysul, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Four of us stayed in Somerset House for 4 nights, everything perfect, room large and clean, only minus point was the very small toilet in the ground floor room. The Staff were wonderful, couldn't do enough for us, special mention for Mary who looked after our every need. Very quiet hotel and a great place to stay when sight-seeing. Would... More

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gibraltar
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

5* plus reception and throughout our stay, fine dining evening meal and breakfast nothing was a bother every detail to a perfect stay was spot on. The room we stayed in had every home comfort. special mention to Mary Thankyou.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

Can't fault the staff, room was spotless, very quiet area, great place to travel out from, breakfast was excellent, also had dinner at the kitchen and have to say it was the best steak I've ever had, would definetly return here in the future, thanks to all

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Reception1113, Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at Somerset House Hotel. We are pleased you chose to dine in our restaurant and enjoyed the meal. It is brilliant to hear that you would return to our hotel! Thank you for the lovely review and we hope to see you again soon. More

Walsall, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We booked this hotel for a 4 day stay where we wanted to sight-see by cycle, to Portsmouth, Southampton, Gosport and the Hayling Island. In describing the service we experienced - we found ‘The Mercer Collection’ to be a luxurious place with fantastic designs throughout, and found the price on par with other similar hotels which were not as impeccable... More

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The staff were very attentive and polite, the room was immaculately clean with great facilities (L'Occitane). Roll top bath was fantastic. Breakfast was amazing using top quality products. There was lots of choice (cereal, fresh fruit salad, natural yogurt, toast, hot buffet style selection and although scrambled eggs were served, fried or poached could be requested easily and with no... More

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Address: 10 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Spa Suites
Hotel Style
#6 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth #8 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Somerset House Hotel has been restored to the original splendour of its Edwardian roots. It offers boutique rooms with free Wi-FI, just a 5-minute walk from Southsea Beach. The stylish bedrooms all feature satellite TVs and comfortable beds are adorned with Egyptian cotton sheets. Individually designed bathrooms feature fluffy towels, designer toiletries whilst some have either walk-in showers, spa or free standing baths. The hotel is close to Southsea Common and Southsea Castle. Southsea Hovercraft Port is about 1 mile away, and is a quick way to reach the Isle of Wight. Free secure parking is available at the hotel.We have a new snacks menu recently added for your convenience. ... more   less 
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