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Somerset House Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
10 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
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  • 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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Leeds, United Kingdom
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed with husband and 2 young children- booked a family room in Somerset House that was spacious and set up perfectly for our needs. Extra bed for daughter and travel cot for for our son. Only thing we missed was their nightly bath as the room just had a shower- oversight on our part but assumed all rooms would have... More 

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

We have just spent 3 nights, 15-17 June 2015, and had a lovely stay with friendly staff and a smashing room. My wife is a Coeliac and the provision of Gluten free items made her stay very enjoyable and I am advised the Gluten Free Eggs Benidict for breakfast means we will be making a return visit in the future!!

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

Thank you so much for leaving this wonderful review of your stay with us. It is always our aim to make every guest feel at home so we always go that extra mile to make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible, we are glad you enjoyed your gluten free treats! We look forward to you returning. More 

Bellingen, Australia
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34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit confusing re check in and where, were also expecting parking to be provided. Anyway a parking permit was given to us and that was fine, the room was lovely and fresh, very pleasant, The highlight was dining at their restaurant across the road, "the Kitchen", the pork lion and sea bass were absolutely delicious. Well worth staying here.... More 

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

We stayed at Somerset House to celebrate our 3 year anniversary (as we had the room on our wedding night). The room has had a complete refurb since then and has beautiful fresh feel to it (it was gorgeous before anyway!). The bathroom was as good as before with the lovely big bath and twin basin, everything was clean and... More 

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

Congratulations, what a lovely way to spend your anniversary and thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We are all so glad that your return visit didn't disappoint and that you loved the new décor to your room. Thrilled to hear what you thought of breakfast and that you would 'recommend a stay anyone'. We... More 

London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely hotel, what made our stay was the staff. The room was delightful if a little unfinished: some snagging needed in the bathroom. A fantastic stay though and would definitely recommend to anyone who wants a quiet stay on the edge of Portsmouth.

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

Thank you so much for this lovely review of your stay and your kind words about our staff. We truly strive to allow our guests to feel at home and as comfortable as possible. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you fancy a quiet break away! More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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 May 26, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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

Many thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at Somerset House Hotel. It's wonderful to see that you had a chance to explore Southsea and Portsmouth, taking time to experience various restaurants. You will have to try our restaurant, The Kitchen, when you return for Americas Cup in... More 

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