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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2012

A wonderful visit to Torquay. The Somervile was a fantastic choice, this 5* accommodation was pure luxury and we felt very relaxed. Firstly greeted with warm welcome and tour around. We only stayed one night, but wished we stayed longer. The rooms are clean and have many lovely extras touchs. A great birthday treat! its great that we could help...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2012

I was given an "experience" gift voucher for my 40th birthday and not being into spa days, helicopter trips etc, chose The Somerville as Torquay is somewhere I have always enjoyed visiting. My usual hotel stays are in Travelodges/Travel Inns so the Somerville was such a treat! We were welcomed in a very friendly way and the room was beautiful....

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2012

This was a single night visit to attend a funeral. Myself and a friend booked a twin room and as a returning guest were given a Deluxe room. I am always wary of return visits as they are often disappointing. However, there was no disappointment here. I can't really add anything to the already glowing reviews for the Somerville. Every...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2012

What an absolute gem, warm and friendly owners, a wonderful B+B. A great room with an incredible eye for detail. Breakfast was out of this world, presentation was incredible and the cold and cooked food were divine. We loved our single night so much we have already booked to go back for 3 more and am sure we will be...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2012

As a result of being bought an accomodation voucher I read the accompanying brochure containing the sites participating in the scheme and choose to stay at the Somerville hotel. From the first phone call booking our stay to our booking out I experienced excellent service from both Adam and Grant.Due to the horrendous weather conditions on the day of our...

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1Thank jez j
Somerset, uk
Reviewed 25 November 2012

An immaculate and efficient and very comfortable place to stay. Well located, with charming and helpful hosts and delightful doggies! Excellent breakfast. Delicious shower gel etc. Products and ingredients locally sourced. Deserves it's formidable reputation.

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Reviewed 24 November 2012

We have just stayed at The Somerville for 5 nights and were very impressed by the high standards. Adam and Grant are excellent hosts (and we really enjoyed meeting Hector and Oscar the dogs!). The hotel is immaculate and our room was extremely comfortable with great attention to detail. Breakfast is definitely worth a mention with plenty to choose from...

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AdamFromTorquay, Owner at The Somerville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post this really lovely review. We really appreciate the comments especially since the weather has been far from kind to our guests over the last few days and must have impacted upon plans etc. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and we're really pleased you liked breakfast, your room and Oscar and Hector...

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2012

By far the best hotel/guest accommodation we have ever stayed in, anywhere! The hosts and staff are very knowledgeable of the area, run a beautiful and clean hotel (every room is special) and serve a brilliant breakfast all from an excellent location for discovering Torquay and the surrounding areas. Lots of extra touches too, such as free wi-fi, brilliant in-room...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Just returned home after a three night stay. Adam and Grant were the perfect hosts. Everything about the Somerville is absolutely fabulous, We really cannot think of one negative......apart from having to check out and leave such a lovely place.Can't wait to go back. Thanks boys for a great welcome. We will be back.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2012 via mobile

my first time in Torquay and i really want to go again. The Somerville has got to be the cleanest and most welcoming hotel i have ever been to. I really recommend Torquay - lots of things to see and places to go.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Somerville has many accolades including Devon B&B of the year for 2012/13 and Southwest B&B of the year for 2011. Centrally located with its own private car park and grounds. Choose from a standard room or lovely Deluxe rooms and spacious Suites; it's the ideal choice for both business travellers and leisure guests wanting a relaxing luxury break. The Somerville offers guests free parking and free wifi and extended breakfast times at weekends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Somerville

Address: 515 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Devon > English Riviera > Torquay
Price Range: €92 - €156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Somerville 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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