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Somerset House Hotel

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10 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This welcoming accommodation cleverly combined the friendly warmth of of a comfortable home with the stylish sophisticarion of a first class hotel. The standard of cleanliness and luxury was higher than I had anticipate whilst the natural enthusiasm of the staff truely enhanced the experience. The breakfast was varied, freshly cooked and naturally delicious. In the evening we found a... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently stayed at the Somerset House in Portsmouth How wonderfull was this experience, the staff couldn't help us enough my husband not to good on stairs and my fault I'd booked top floor, the receptionist came to our aid going to car and bringing up our luggage , telling us anything we needed dial her,, The room amazing spa bath... More 

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Kent
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20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is actually a large house converted to give good sized well presented en suite rooms. Parking is on the road outside with a permit from reception based in another house across the road. We arrived at 130 to be curtly told check in was at 3pm and to return then - we had to call the lady in... More 

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

I came to Portsmouth with my partner during the first week of May and it was my first time to the area. We came for a nice little mid-year break away and we stayed at Somerset House for three nights and I am really glad that we chose this hotel. There are three, all in the same place by The... More 

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Chalford
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time in this truly chic hotel. Our rooms were all different and equally lovely, the staff were friendly and service superb. The hotel has great location, close to all the attractions yet tucked down a quiet street. We were able to walk to the Dockyard, Spinnaker Tower, Old Portsmouth and the beach. Our best find was... More 

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

In Portsmouth for a family party, we booked one of the best rooms available in the Somerset house Building of the Mercer Collection, a group of several large house forming the hotel. Quirky but it works really well, not sure how running across the road for the bar or breakfast would be in winter though; for us it was fine.... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in this hotel for his 30th birthday. I was looking for somewhere to just get away and chill, and this hotel did not disappoint. We arrived too early for check-in but were given a parking permit anyway to allow us to start enjoying our stay in Portsmouth. The wonderful lady who greeted us also gave... More 

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

It is lovely to read all of your kind comments and I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay. I'm glad that the hotel met your expectations and that you liked the Superior room with a Spa Bath. It’s such a compliment for us to read that you found the hotel "faultless," thank you for the review and we... More 

Whitstable, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only stayed for 1 night, but I loved it! I found all the staff to be courteous and very helpful. My room was spotless and very comfortable, with a nice bed and great sofa. It's the little things that count, like the range of coffee, tea and hot chocolate with plenty of milk available on the in room tray,... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review of your flying visit! Thank you for your kind words on our staff and the fondness of your room. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed the l'occitane products on offer for you and the range of hot beverages available to you, we agree, it really are 'the little things that count'! We look... More 

Chatham, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
38 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had always wanted to visit the Portsmouth area and though this place was an nice inbetween of the old and new. All of the room are beautifully renovated and we had large ground floor suite. Bed was huge and so comfy and the bathroom was very modern with a separate toilet room. Nice! We were worried about the street noise... More 

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

Thank you so much for leaving such a glowing review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to Portsmouth and that we could accommodate you, we look forward to seeing you soon. Very pleased to hear you had a peaceful nights sleep, in your ' huge,comfy bed'! Many thanks once more for your thoughtful review. More 

Dewsbury
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming boutique hotel 2mins from Southsea beach. Very clever combining of neighbouring properties to make The Mercer Collection. We had room 2 at Somerset House: cosy room, comfy bed, yummy food & exceptionally welcoming team. Thank you Mary. Obrigado.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! We're so glad you found your room 'cosy' with a 'comfy bed'. All of our staff were thrilled to have you stay with us, we look forward to warmly welcoming you back again. More 

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