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Somerville House

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   12 Bodenham Road, Hereford HR1 2TS , England
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Ranked #6 of 30 Hereford B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
powely Wirral, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked Somerville House after reading the reviews and seeing the high star rating and as a result I was expecting a 5 star stay. For myself, I do not feel this is what I received. Now, do not get me wrong, the owners are particularly friendly, nor did I have any specific issues and there are some nice touches... More

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somervillehouse, Owner at Somerville House, responded to this review

Dear Powely of the Wirral. Thank you very much for your review with the kind remarks you have made about our very friendly service and the efforts we have made to provide top quality in comfort in the bedrooms and catering for breakfast, for which we have been awarded 5 stars by the AA in their Guest Accommodation category. Thank... More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a weekend in August 2014 staying at Somerville House and singing in the cathedral. The hotel is a little outside of the centre, which adds to the walking time (though we found the taxis to be cheap and plentiful) but does mean we weren't troubled by any noise from outside. The hotel is nicely decorated, comfortable, and served... More

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Littlehampton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Victorian house is a lovely and welcoming place. The rooms are large, well appointed with the best minibar we've ever seen (full of local goodies -not just alcohol - at high street prices). Owners and their staff were really friendly and accommodating, and the food and comfort was of the highest level. Definitely recommend for all types of visitor.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night mid-week in Aug. This is a fabulous B&B. We received a very warm welcome from them on arrival. We had a twin room on the ground floor, that had everything you needed for a welcoming stay from the toiletries to the well stocked mini-bar. The breakfast was yummy with a wide selection of things available, they... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for something of a family get together using 3 rooms for 3 nights. The rooms were all good sizes with large bathrooms and plenty of tea, coffee, biscuits etc and lovely toiletries. The mini bar was well stocked and the weather was lovely so we took advantage of the large terrace overlooking the beautiful garden. It was... More

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Drogheda, Ireland
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fabulous B & B. We totally enjoyed our stay. The room was beautiful and quite big. There was everything in the room, hairdryer, ironing board, mini fridge and Tea making facilities. There was plenty of choice at breakfast and the staff were superb.

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed as part of a large group of families travelling to Hereford for a wedding - 9 rooms in all. We received a very warm welcome from Lesley who couldn't have done more for us -arranging hair appointments for some of the higher maintenance ladies and printing boarding passes for the technologically challenged. Lauren and Meg looked after us... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed here for three nights as a part of a largish group of friends, on the recommendation of one of the group. We found the hotel is relatively to find, with ample parking. We arrived rather early, but were given a hugely warm welcome. Our room was large, well-furnished, quiet and comfortable. (We particularly commend the mini-bar, and its... More

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Stafford
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Splendid hospitality and a warm, friendly welcome awaits at Somerville - despite our inordinately early arrival we were served tea on the sun terrace. Throughout our short stay Rosie & Bill went out of their way to provide every comfort and assistance. All rooms have a well-stocked minibar at very reasonable prices and a very thoughtful range of toiletries is... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I stayed there for one single night in a single room - a last minute booking, but very good price. The room although was slightly small - was very neatly kept, with all facilities that I sometimes even have not found in star rated hotels. The place has a car park and they provide a very good breakfast with plenty... More

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Address: 12 Bodenham Road, Hereford HR1 2TS , England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Herefordshire > Hereford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Somerville House 5*
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Somerville House is a beautiful detached Victorian villa, dating back to 1895, in a tree-lined residential road, offering 'boutique' hotel style Bed and Breakfast accommodation, and blending the luxury and comfort of a good hotel with warm and friendly service. We have 12 en suite rooms, arranged on ground, lower-ground, and first and second floors, with free wifi available in all.The large superior rooms and charming top floor rooms, with interesting beam features, are decorated in a contemporary style, contrasting with and enhancing the many original features - the glorious tesselated entrance hall floor, tiny plaster cupid heads, and the grand marble fireplaces. 5 mins walk railway station, 10 minutes walk city centre, free carpark. ... more   less 
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