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Somerset House Hotel

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had discussed our requirements when we booked (I have mobility difficulties) and the staff could not have been more helpful. We had a lovely ground floor room-the breakfast room was in the building opposite but is very close. Staff were very hepful with

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this ahead as the place does get full. Wasn't sure what to expect but didn't need to worry. The room was really nice with a very comfy bed. All clean and care has gone into decor. This is a 'sister' to the Florence directly across the road and you have breakfast there. Breakfast was delicious and the staff are... More 

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Thank Patrick S
Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review.We are glad you found the hotel clean and cosy and you liked the room decoration.We are pleased all our staff made you feel welcome. Please give us a call next time you are planning on coming to Portsmouth and we will be happy to welcome you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

A perfect family night away, 2nd June. With friendly staff, clean rooms, lovely rain shower, l'occitone bath products, beautiful interior, yummy breakfast, great parking, 7 min to the beach, 15 mins walk to a range of restaurants. Will definitely go back. Highly recommend this boutique hotel ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Thank Patel D
Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us such a nice review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us again. We are pleased all our staff made you feel welcome and we look forward seeing you again! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stayed just one night this week. Reception is actually across the road which isn't a problem but there is very little parking and I could imagine a big problem at busy times. The room (no. 3) is very pleasantly decorated (the one in the picture) and at first we were very pleased. Unfortunately it was a windy night and... More 

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

Thank you for your review. As noted on all booking sites prior to arrival reception is opposite the hotel to provide a quiet annex. Parking is readily available and staff can assist. We are glad you liked the room decor too. I'm very sorry to hear about the sign - as you note you have already reported this to reception... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We stayed here for our wedding night and it felt very posh. The room was huge, and beautifully presented with a massive bathroom. The staff were very courteous showing us to our room. And the breakfast was very tasty. A nice traditional English breakfast that was very well cooked - one of the best breakfasts I've had. Thanks so much... More 

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Thank Sarah S
Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such wonderful of your wedding night stay with us. We are all so pleased your stay was so comfortable and the breakfast was one of the best you ever had! Hopefully we see you to celebrate the anniversary, we look forward to it! More 

Witney, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I booked three rooms for my Family as we catching an early ferry to Isle of Wight. On arrival we were welcomed by very friendly staff , after checking in, given a parking permit ( due to limited parking areas) we were shown to our rooms. All three rooms were beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. All the rooms had their... More 

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Thank Raymond L
Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Somerset House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your delightful review! We are thrilled you had a good stay and found the staff helpful and friendly. We are pleased to hear you would recommend Somerset House Hotel to "anyone" – it is a huge compliment. Many thanks again and we hope to see you soon! More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I actually found this hotel on trip advisor and as advised this hotel was lovely very clean very welcoming our room was spot on staff was lovely and helpful very nice we had breakfast in our two night stay very nice hot well and truly worth the money would I go back and recommend this hotel yes I would parking... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review and kind words. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Bracknell, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We stayed here for 1 night with out three children (aged 11months, 3 and 7). the room was more than big enough for the 5 of us and the beds were very comfortable. The staff were so lovely and made us and our children very welcome. there is a lovely pub next door too. they even sent room service out... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! I’m very happy we could help you to relax and have some time off with the family. We are committed to providing an excellent service to all of our guests so we are more than happy that you found hotel staff helpful and friendly. Thank you once again and we hope to... More 

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

After a few days on the IOW, we decided we didn't want to drive back home to Devon the same day so while waiting for the ferry, went on booking.com to search for somewhere to stay. Looked at quite a few and saw this one and checked to make sure it had a bath (a pre-requisite for my partner), the... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a positive in-depth review! We are all so glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and loved your room with bath! Please don't hesitate in returning. More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Booked a wonderful Kingsize suite which was really lovely, spacious, clean and well appointed. Staff were really helpful especially Mary on reception, who was so welcoming, polite and knowledgeable. She tried to make sure everything was to our liking and nothing was too much trouble. Had a lovely meal in the bistro and breakfast was excellent. Sampled a few drinks... More 

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

Thank you for your delightful review! We are thrilled you had a good stay and found the staff helpful and friendly. It’s always nice to hear our guests enjoyed their stay and were satisfied with the services provided. We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon! More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Somerset House Hotel has been restored to the original splendour of its Edwardian roots. It offers boutique rooms with free Wi-FI, just a 5-minute walk from Southsea Beach. The stylish bedrooms all feature satellite TVs and comfortable beds are adorned with Egyptian cotton sheets. Individually designed bathrooms feature fluffy towels, designer toiletries whilst some have either walk-in showers, spa or free standing baths. The hotel is close to Southsea Common and Southsea Castle. Southsea Hovercraft Port is about 1 mile away, and is a quick way to reach the Isle of Wight. Free secure parking is available at the hotel. There is an A La Carte Restaurant opposite the hotel called The Kitchen Southsea and a Boutique Pub The Florence Arms ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somerset House Hotel

Address: 10 Florence Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $118 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Somerset House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Somerset Hotel Portsmouth
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
#5 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
#7 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
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