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Somerville Hotel

9 Canterbury Road, Margate CT9 5AQ, England
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Ranked #7 of 12 hotels in Margate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My husband and I were looking for a quaint and comfortable hotel to stay in while visiting England. We found just that at the Somerville. The owners were very accommodating and prepared us a wonderful English breakfast every morning. The view of the ocean was spectacular. The weather was lovely for October and we were able to take nice long... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

First visit to Margate was full of all kind of surprises. What a beautiful victorian decor in this lovely hotel. The rooms are well kept, and there is a beautiful view of the English Channel from the front parlor window. And the english breakfast, well it was more than enough. The owners are extremely friendly, and lovely to talk with.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Good location 1 minute from the train station and the beach. Lovely hosts, incredibly friendly. The room was clean and perfectly formed. Our only gripe was the shower which really was bad as it went from very hot to very cold, with no inbetween unfortunately. And we also thought the price was a bit too high. Breakfast is worth a... More

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

We booked here because it was not advertised on late rooms or booking.com etc. Margate was very popular in it's hay day. I can't wait for the re opening of dream land in 2015 which will be A revival of one of the UK's best-loved amusement parks with a heritage story to tell. The Somerville hotel was exactly what we... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2011

Disappointing stay after reading other glowing reviews. The feeble shower suddenly went cold after a few mins. Owners claimed that never happened before, but all electric showers do this when they become furred up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2010

We stayed at the Somerville Hotel in Margate and it was lovely beautiful sea views wonderful service i would recommend it to anyone . it was so good we are going again!!!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2009

very friendly atmosphere, food very good. Owners very helpful.Easy to get to from Margate, less than 5 minutes from station. Hotel is on sea front.Amenities are approx 20 minutes walk away.Hotel is right across the road from seafront.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2007

Wonderful Landlord and Lady really nice people. Breakfast very good and hearty. Enjoyed and stay and will return again next year

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Address: 9 Canterbury Road, Margate CT9 5AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Isle of Thanet > Margate
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A friendly, family run bed and breakfast overlooking the sea. We are ideally situated a short walk from the Turner Centre along the beautiful Margate sea front. We offer several guest rooms with a mixture of en-suite facilities or picturesque sea views. We are walking distance from Margate station and all of our rooms have free Wi-Fi. Our aim is to make your stay as pleasant as possible. ... more   less 
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