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Somerset Apartments

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Neds Beach Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A really good location that is central to most activities a few restaurants and the local bike hire which you may need if staying for more than a few days. I chose a superior room and it was a little under whelming. It left me wondering if the standard rooms were comfier. The room itself was well furnished with what... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

These apartments are quite dated but I think it actually added to the charm of the island. It really is like stepping back in time with no mobile phones, a trust system that expects people to do the right thing and very friendly locals who always wave and say hello. We enjoyed our breakfasts on the verandah looking at the... More 

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Toukley, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We recently stayed at Somerset with our 10 month old and were impressed by how easy staying at Somerset was. Travel cot with fresh linen, high chair, pram, baby bath and nappy bucket were all ready and waiting for us on our arrival. The kitchen facilities had everything we needed and the recently renovated bathroom (in H14) was so spacious... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Stayed for 7 days with a group. Everything about Somerset worked really well. Simple apartments were spotlessly clean and in a great location. Central to all activities and right near the great Anchorage restaurant for coffee, breakfast, takeaway lunch rolls or dinner. Apartment kitchen had all the necessary equipment such as drink bottles and backpack. We had superior room with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We travelled to Lord Howe Island for a relative's wedding and stayed here for a week. The property was beautifully maintained, the staff friendly and helpful and the location was perfect - right near Ned's beach and the cafes in town. I would stay here again if I visited this beautiful island again.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

As the real estate agents say: "Location, location, location". Easy walk or bike ride to all the beaches, and cafes. Comfortable, well appointed rooms with very helpful staff to sort out any issues. We have stayed at Pinetrees and Leanda Lei, but have returned to Somerset as it ticks all the boxes for us.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I stayed in the Somerset Apartments with a couple who are friends of mine. I think the place would have been fine for a couple, but the apartment we received was small for three - the "third bed" was really just the couch in the living room, and the bathroom was en suite with the main bedroom, so I had... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Brilliantly located. Convenient to shop (Thompson's Store) and Restaurant (Anchorage). Close to Neds Beach and the Lagoon. Friendly and helpful staff. Accommodation simple but comfortable. Staff will provide any additional cooking items you require.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Stayed four nights in this lovely villa. A very friendly hotel staff picked us up at the airport when we arrived. The room is simple but nice, clean. It has almost everything we need. Keep in mind this is a very isolated island, everything has to be shipped from the mainland. So you will appreciate things more when you are... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a lovely stay at the Somerset Apartments. It is well located and close to restaurants, shops, the post office and bank and an easy bike ride from Ned's Beach where you can swim with beautiful fish or the lagoon with the magically coloured water with the view of mountains. We were with a large group of friends and... More 

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